One Thing to Do This Second to Live Longer

September 17, 2014

Get off your butt: Sitting less can help slow your body’s aging process, finds a new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Here are 5 ways to get moving.


The “Manternity” Photoshoot You Need to See

July 31, 2014

You’ve probably seen plenty of beautiful pregnancy photos, but trust us, these shots from a soon-to-be Dad in Austin, Texas, take the cake.


Move of the Week: Plank with Arm/Leg Lift

February 20, 2014

Shake up your traditional plank with this fun move of the week, created by celebrity trainer and fitness expert Tracy Anderson. In addition to targeting your core like a standard plank, this exercise activates the muscles in your upper back, chest, and glutes.


6 Food Groups That Will Protect You From the Sun

July 10, 2013

Slathering on sunscreen is never enjoyable. Does that stuff ever blend in completely? Meet the double-duty foods that have been shown to increase the skin’s ability to protect against UV damage.


Move of the Day: Flare Curl

July 9, 2013

Want toned arms like a celebrity? Hollywood trainer Steve Zim, who has worked with celebs like Jessica Biel, shared this bicep-builder with us. Do it three times a week, and consider pairing it with the rest of Zim’s A-list arm routine.


Move of the Day: Bird Dog

July 8, 2013

This move works on your upper back, butt, and core. All you need is a mat to work this trifecta.


Recipe of the Day: Chicken, Cannellini Bean, and Artichoke Salad

July 8, 2013

After a holiday weekend, a healthy salad is the perfect meal to get back on track. This recipe uses high-fiber ingredients like cannellini beans and artichokes (which are also rich in antioxidants) to keep you full and satisfied.


How to Make Easy, Low-Calorie Tomato Soup

December 16, 2012

This flavorful soup is only 129 calories a serving. And you probably already have all the ingredients you need in your kitchen.


Nurses’ Long Shifts May Have Downside: Study

November 26, 2012

MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — Nurses who work long shifts are more likely to experience job dissatisfaction and burnout, and their patients’ care may suffer, according to a new study.
The research included nearly 23,000 registered nurses in California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. Sixty-five percent of the nurses worked shifts of 12 to 13 [...]


How to Stay Fit and Have a Life, 6 Hunger Games-Inspired Recipes, and Why Getting A Degree Could Could Save Your Life

A look at what Health.com editors are reading this week
March 2, 2012

Squeezing in a workout when you’d rather be at happy hour can be tough. Luckily, we found a pro who told us exactly how to fit in exercise and have a life, all at the same time. [dailySpark]
The Hunger Games madness is well underway, and for those who can’t wait until the March 23 premiere, [...]



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