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Top 7 Ab Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain is often a symptom of weak abdominal muscles. At the same time, many popular ab exercises that strengthen these muscles – think sit-ups and crunches – seem to only exacerbate back pain. It’s a frustrating cycle, and leads many chronic back pain sufferers to just give up on core training all together. Here are 7 great… Read More

10 No-Calorie Tasty Twists on Plain Water

Drinking more clean filtered water is key to losing weight. And while sweetened beverages, juices and sodas pack on the pounds, drinking plain old water all the time can get boring. What’s the perfect no-calorie solution to shake things up a bit in the drinking department while continuing to promote weight loss? Infused water. Infusing you water with flavorful medleys… Read More

Easiest. Weight Loss Tip. EVER.

When it comes to weight loss, you already know you have to take on the biggies (big E’s): Eat right. Exercise. Endure. But it’s also important to have a stash of small, less intimidating things you can do every day to make the biggies a heck of a lot easier to handle. Here’s a simple weight loss tip that celebrities… Read More

Goodbye Carb Cravings! Break-Up with Sugar for Good

Why is it so hard to quit sugar? No matter how much will-power you muster against it, those cravings keep creeping up on you, especially during times of stress or when you’re feeling down. It’s not just you. Sugar is a highly addictive substance for everyone. Research shows that sugar stimulates the same brain pathways as some of the most… Read More

New Study Says: Short on Exercise Time? Don’t Worry About It

Whether you love to exercise or absolutely dread it, fitting it into an already jam-packed schedule is always a tight-rope juggling act. We know that exercise is absolutely critical for long-term weight loss, disease prevention and good health, but feeling tight on time is one of the major reasons that people give for why they still don’t do it. Good… Read More

The Skim Scam : The Truth about Low-Fat Milk & Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, avoid heart disease and diabetes? Avoid full-fat dairy products and stick to skim. Says your doctor. Says the nutritionist on that talk show. Says your best friend. Says the latest release of the American dietary guidelines. Says just about everyone you’ve ever met, for as long as you can remember. Until now. Figuring Out Fat A… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Faster Eating leads to Faster Weight Gain – And it’s NOT Because You’re Eating More

Weight gain isn’t just about what you’re eating, says a new study. It’s also about how fast you’re eating it. After reviewing the research findings from 23 different studies, Japanese scientists concluded that self-reported fast eaters were more than twice as likely to be obese than those who reported eating more slowly. Why would zipping through dinner make you fatter… Read More

Maple-Glazed Chicken Breast with Sesame Ginger Green Beans

Spring is upon us! Birds are returning, flowers are starting to bloom, and barbeques are starting to open! Simple low-fat grilling recipes make healthy eating such a breeze when BBQ weather finally hits, turning healthy meal prep into a quick, painless and delicious affair. Simple grilled chicken breast is given a major springtime facelift with the sweet and tangy flavor… Read More

5 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

We all have that one familiar die-hard spandex-clad runner that we always see, pounding the pavement at the same time every day, rain or shine, snow or sun, freezing or breezing. Whether you love her, hate her, are her or wish you were her, rest assured that there are tons of other ways to torch calories and lose weight for… Read More