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Diets & Weight Loss

Strategies and plans to slim down, success stories from women of all body types, and expert advice to keep the weight off.
2 days ago
Why suffer through drinking only greens when you can grab a spoon and enjoy a real liquid meal? We sip the trend. More
4 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
5 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
The ancient practice brought one busy mom closer to her daughter. Here's what you can learn from the inspiring, fit duo. More

Slim Down in 7 Days

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2 weeks ago
No one wants her wallet to slim down along with her waistline. But you don't need to spill a hefty sum on your gym membership just because you missed all the New Year's promotions. Here are 10 ways to score a sweet deal from your gym—courtesy of Andrea Woroch, a nationally recognized consumer and money-saving expert, and Eric Casaburi, CEO and founder of Retro Fitness. More
2 weeks ago
For years, Martine Lowenthal Ladd, 30, was in denial about her unhealthy lifestyle. "If I walked on the treadmill at the gym, I gave myself permission to refuel with pizza," says the waitress, who has worked in restaurants since she was a teen. "And if there was anything green on my plate, even a leaf of wilted lettuce on a burger, I considered the meal healthy." But her poor choices—like fries from the restaurant's kitchen whenever she wanted a snack—caught up with her, and eventually 5-foot-7-inch Martine weighed 260 pounds. More
3 weeks ago
We get it: Sometimes injury, sickness, vacation, or your crazy schedule keeps you from the gym. #BeenThere. Here are some steps you can take to maintain muscle (and not gain fat) during your next workout hiatus. More
3 weeks ago
Beyonce's latest venture? Taking her talents to your kitchen (cue throwback fave "Cater 2 U") and offering a vegan food service. Here, the pros and cons of adopting the pop star's plan. More
1 month ago
Harriette Thompson, 91, was 76 when she ran the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training. It was her first marathon, and she had so much fun that she ran the race 14 more times. But in 2012, she fought her own cancer battle. More
1 month ago
Intrigued by a vegan diet plan, but worried that you'll miss your favorite foods and recipes? Fear not! These eight tips will give you the inspiration to kick meat, eggs, and cheese to the curb for good. More
1 month ago
Vacations, deadlines, and polar vortexes can take you away from the gym. But a new study shows there's a big price to pay for just a few skipped days. Here's what you need to know. More
1 month ago
The FDA gave the green light to the Maestro Rechargeable System, the first new weight-loss device for obesity approved since 2007. It's like a pacemaker that helps you drop pounds—no stomach stapling required. Here's the scoop. More

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