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23 min ago
You've got running, yoga, and spinning down to a science, but finding the perfect shoulder-scultping routine can feel a little more daunting. Solution: Focus on these shoulder exercises that have been proven to show serious results, then start counting the days until tank-top season. More
33 min ago
You've heard retinol is great at fighting wrinkles, but did you know it could also prevent acne and shrink pores? We asked Joshua Zeichner, MD, dermatologist and director of cosmetic research at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, to tell us everything we need to know about the power player ingredient. More
5 hours ago
Running longer and farther may not be as necessary as you think. Here's the ideal running distance, according to the latest research. More
22 hours ago
Dessert: It's something we're always jonesing for, but almost always feel guilty about. Not anymore. Thanks to these easy dessert recipes that forgo sugar in favor of natural sweeteners, you can indulge without the typical sugar crash. More

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1 day ago
Why suffer through drinking only greens when you can grab a spoon and enjoy a real liquid meal? We sip the trend. More
1 day ago
Convinced you're not built for running? Or that you'll never be flexible enough to master that yoga pose? Those thoughts stop NOW. A new study explains why. More
1 day ago
Our new favorite way to eat dinner? Pile a delicious mix of good-for-you grains, protein and veggies into one bowl—and dig in. More
2 days ago
Slaving away at the gym but still haven't achieved the strong, sexy core you're striving for? Trade in your current routine for the best ab exercises that carve your core, strengthen your spinal stabilizers, and protect your back. Then start counting down the days till bikini season. Bonus: They're all equipment-free! More
2 days ago
Fast-forward your get-ready routine and reclaim your time. These four beauty breakthroughs pack a one-two punch so you can skip several steps every morning. Now get out the door, gorgeous! More
3 days ago
"Omega-3s are healthy polyunsaturated fats, and an essential part of a heart-healthy diet," explains Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, founding member of the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance (GNHA) and director and attending cardiologist of the Women and Heart Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. "They've been shown to decrease cholesterol, lower inflammation, and prevent clotting." Research has linked omega-3 fatty acids to improved cognition and a reduced risk of depression, Alzheimer's disease, and even sudden death. But more than half of Americans questioned if they were getting enough in their diets, finds a recent GNHA poll. Here five ways to up your intake. More
3 days ago
Bacteria in your gut may be the secret to a sexy stomach. Learn the latest research on getting slim—and healthy—for good. More
4 days ago
Burn more than double the calories with every step you take: Hit the stairs—and steal these tips. More
4 days ago
Social media isn't just for keeping tabs on your ex anymore. A quick scroll through your feed, and you'll spot FourSquare gym check-ins, status updates about losing the last five pounds, and even a gym selfie or two. Turns out, it's not all superfluous: Several new studies say Facebook and Twitter could be the secret to achieving your fitness and weight-loss goals. Here, five reasons why. More
1 week ago
Ever tempted to eat chocolate for dinner? (We won't judge.) Now you have the perfect excuse: Recent studies have reported the flavanol-rich cocoa in dark chocolate can help fight weight gain and type 2 diabetes, and reduce the long-term risk of atherosclerosis and strokes. Still, we suggest holding on the brownie sundae and trying these guilt-free chocolate-infused dinner recipes instead. Move over, dessert! More