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34 Healthy Baking Recipes Full of All Kinds of Goodness

These healthy baking recipes will help you work a little extra nutrition into your muffins, cakes, cookies, and scones.

11 Best President’s Day Sales in 2020: Walmart, REI, Nordstrom

We rounded up the best President’s Day sales happening this weeknd across tech, home, and bedding–including brands like Brooklinen, Casper, REI, and Sephora.

Severe or Chronic Constipation? 5 Signs You to See a Doctor

If you haven’t pooped in a week, you’re probably wondering when to see a doctor for severe or chronic constipation. Here’s what you should know.

Here’s Why Heart Attack Symptoms Can Be So Hard to Spot in Women

It’s a complicated picture. Here’s what you need to know about women’s heart attack symptoms—and why they’re often missed.

5 Ways to Do a Kettlebell Swing

Augment your training arsenal with these five variations on this total-body strength move and also burn mega calories. The swing is the conventional exercise associated with kettlebells and there are sundry variations on the standard, all of which engage the core, challenge the grip, strengthen the posterior chain and burn mega calories — more, in…
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Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

This tasty vegan meal is packed with protein and practically cooks itself. It’s that easy! This dish is packed with heart-healthy soy protein, energizing B vitamins and provides 112 percent of your daily needs for manganese, a nutrient essential to enhancing your body’s own natural antioxidant defense system. Tofu Fried Rice Ready in: 15 minutes…
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3 Valentine’s Day Recipes to Love

It’s time to change things up by creating homemade treats prepared with an extra helping of love. Valentine’s Day and decadence seem to go hand in hand: dozens of overpriced red roses, big boxes of over-processed chocolates and fancy overindulgent candlelit dinners. If you’re over all these over-the-top traditions, then it’s time to change things…
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Backcountry Winter Clearance Sale 2020: Patagonia, The North Face, and More

Right now, score up to 50% off on skiing and hiking essentials and more, from brands like Patagonia and The North Face at the Backcountry winter clearance sale.

When to See a Doctor About That Persistent Cough

Hacking up a lung all the time isn’t normal. Here’s when you should see a doctor if you have a persistent cough.

Is That Pimple on Your Eyelid a Stye & How to Treat It

You might be wondering if what looks like a pimple on your eyelid is actually a stye. Here, doctors weigh in.

Green Poop: 7 Things That Can Cause This Bizarre Issue

Green poop can be a sign that you’re dealing with something that needs treating, so here’s what you need to know about what causes green poop.

6 Delicious Energy Ball Recipes

Prep your food processors, people. It’s time to play ball with these healthy snacking recipes. We all need an infusion of energy at some point during the day, whether it’s midmorning, that dreaded afternoon slump or after a punishing workout. Coffee is one solution; a fistful of M&M’s is another. (Though we don’t recommend that option!) For something more nutritious that has a little staying power, grab for your balls. Energy balls are…
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Are the Influencers You Follow Legit?

Here’s how to make an informed decision about whose lead — and feed — to follow. Google “fitness influencer” and you’ll instantly bring up more than 76 million results. Mind-boggling. There are literally hundreds of thousands of supposed fitness experts vying for attention online and on social media, and pretty much all it takes to become an influencer is…
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Tamiflu for Kids: What You Need to Know

If your kid gets the flu, there’s a chance you’ll be prescribed Tamiflu. Here’s what to know about Tamiflu for kids.

43 Easy Healthy Chicken Recipes for Simple Weeknight Dinners

Bookmark these healthy chicken recipes for tasty dinner ideas, including quick skillets and easy sheet-pan bakes.

The 14 Best Face Washes for Every Skin Type

The best face wash for you may not be obvious—and the world of cleansers is large and varied. Here are a few derm-approved favorites.

D’Arcy Carden on the Serum That Changed Her Life and Her Favorite Bedtime Playlist

In our series Sleeping With…, D’Arcy Carden, actor and comedian, shares her bedtime routine and essentials.

5 Crucial Tips for Managing Up at Work

Managing up may sound loaded or nefarious, but it’s really just a skill that helps both you and your manager communicate and work together well.

6 Sweet Energy Ball Recipes

Prep your food processors, people. It’s time to play ball with these healthy snacking recipes. We all need an infusion of energy at some point during the day, whether it’s midmorning, that dreaded afternoon slump or after a punishing workout. Coffee is one solution; a fistful of M&M’s is another. (Though we don’t recommend that option!) For something more nutritious that has a little staying power, grab for your balls. Energy balls are…
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Ask the Professor: I Have Pain, Should I Still Train?

Professor Erin Calderone answers this burning question. I think I may have an injury but am not sure. Should I work out? If you’ve been training for a while, you’re probably no stranger to the next-day aches and pains you incur from attempting a new lift or hitting a new max. But sometimes pain appears out of nowhere, and in these instances,…
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Healthy Vegetable Frittata Recipe

This simple and satisfying frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Veggie Frittata Recipe Ready in: 20 minutes Makes: 4–6 servings Ingredients 16 egg whites 2 cups broccoli, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon coconut oil 3 Tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes 1 ounce goat cheese (optional) Directions Preheat oven…
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BOSU Circuit Workout: Balance, Burn and Build

Bored with your routine? Throw your core a curveball (literally) with this 20-minute total-body BOSU circuit. At the inception of functional fitness, there was the BOSU — a large, blue pimple composed of half a stability ball secured to a flat rubber platform. But unlike many “fad” training tools, the BOSU still holds its own,…
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Winter 2020 Fitness Gear Guide

Brave the elements or chill behind closed doors with this fit-friendly fare! Skechers Chill Out Printed Puffer Vest Lightweight and warm, this adorable relaxed-fit vest is the perfect topper for winter, and it features moisture-wicking technology, zippered security pocket and an elastic encased hem to keep out unwanted winter elements — and keep in warmth. $74; skechers.com Maloja SesvennaM. Long Underwear This cozy…
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30 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Will Arrive on Time

Check out our picks for some of the most thoughtful last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts from brands like Tommy John, The Bouqs Co., and Collina Strada—thank us later.

30 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Will Arrive on Time

Check out our picks for some of the most thoughtful last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts from brands like Tommy John, The Bouqs Co., and Collina Strada—thank us later.

Running Jackets to Make Your Cold Winter Runs Bearable

A solid running jacket can be just what you need to get through your cold winter run. Here are some options to add to your gear closet.

Running Jackets to Make Your Cold Winter Runs Bearable

A solid running jacket can be just what you need to get through your cold winter run. Here are some options to add to your gear closet.

Podcasts and Audiobooks to Listen to During Your Commute

We asked several commuters for the best podcasts and audiobooks to listen to during their long commutes.

Podcasts and Audiobooks to Listen to During Your Commute

We asked several commuters for the best podcasts and audiobooks to listen to during their long commutes.

5 Crucial Workplace Tips for Dealing With Any Type of Boss

Managing up may sound loaded or nefarious, but it’s really just a skill that helps both you and your manager communicate and work together well.

8 Reasons Your Skin Is Peeling—And How to Deal

Skin peeling might be one of the most disconcerting—and uncomfortable—skin symptoms you could experience. Here’s what might be causing it.

5 Crucial Workplace Tips for Dealing With Any Type of Boss

Managing up may sound loaded or nefarious, but it’s really just a skill that helps both you and your manager communicate and work together well.

8 Reasons Your Skin Is Peeling—And How to Deal

Skin peeling might be one of the most disconcerting—and uncomfortable—skin symptoms you could experience. Here’s what might be causing it.

Single-Leg Dead Lift Exercise Tips to Work Your Butt, Hamstrings, and Back

The single-leg dead lift is a great exercise to work your butt, hamstrings, and back, but balance can be tricky. These tips can help you do it.

Single-Leg Dead Lift Exercise Tips to Work Your Butt, Hamstrings, and Back

The single-leg dead lift is a great exercise to work your butt, hamstrings, and back, but balance can be tricky. These tips can help you do it.

6 Things This Physical Therapist Wishes You Knew

Read on if your considering treatment for any new or ongoing injury. As a physical therapist and athlete living in the modern era of overused Google searches, it’s often a challenge to market my services when it comes to injury prevention. When speaking to other therapists, my feelings are almost always validated. Genevieve Gyulavary, Doctor of…
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Flex Your Gratitude Muscles

An attitude of gratitude can help everything from your mood to your booty — try these six easy steps to be more thankful. Don’t just count your reps, count your blessings! Science says that giving thanks can do a lot more than change your outlook; it can benefit your body, health and even the number…
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6 Ways to Sideline Your Smartphone During a Workout

Although smartphones can be useful exercise tools, they can also hinder your results Do you have nomophobia? Most people do, and this very real fear of not having your smartphone immediately next to you at all times can be a real issue, especially as it relates to your workout.  It might seem like a no-brainer…
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Your Ultimate Guide to Sugar

Don’t be confused by all the sweeteners available on the market — learn which sugar is the healthiest and which you should avoid. Agave. Coconut sugar. Molasses. Brown rice syrup. It’s enough to make you wonder what ever happened to plain old white sugar? It seems like sweetener options are multiplying and growing more confusing…
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Six Common Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Making a few simple changes to these six popular strength-training moves could be all you need to get great results. When you first started weight training, you probably paid close attention to form, noting how to sit, stand, hold a weight, angle your arms, and various other bits of positioning minutia that made an exercise…
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Staggered to Perfection

The staggered sets approach to training lets you target even those muscles you may not emphasize often enough, while getting stronger and leaner in the process. In this case, it’s a unique back-abs-calves combination. If you’re like many who work out for fitness and health reasons, you favor training some bodyparts over others, especially when…
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Key Lime Pie Shake

Jump-start your day with this detoxifying blend of healthy fats and antioxidants. This shake is packed with avocados, one of the richest sources of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, immunity booster and detoxifier that helps repair cell damage caused by stress and pollution. Plus, healthy fats, like the omega-3s in this shake, help nourish hair, skin…
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Meet The Oxygen Challenge 5 Category Winners

Meet the women who won OC5’s four newly created divisions — Best Team Player/Motivator, Best Masters Athlete (40+), Fittest Mom and Biggest Transformation. In previous Oxygen challenges, we awarded a single grand prize to one deserving contestant, who then landed the cover of Oxygen. However, not everyone is interested in being a cover model, and…
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Janet Selz: The Oxygen Challenge 5 Cover Winner

Nurse practitioner and mother of two Janet Selz considered herself “just” a fitness enthusiast, but her peers saw her as cover model. Every time Carlie and Drew Selz went grocery shopping with their mother Janet, they would pass Oxygen magazine on the newsstand and would announce to anyone nearby — without a shadow of doubt…
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Your Ultimate Guide to Building a Home Gym

Create an oasis of fitness at home that matches your space, style — and salary. Let’s face it — the gym isn’t for everyone, and if you’re not a fan of crowds, packed parking lots or equipment christened by other people’s sweat, training at home could be your dream come true. The good news is that building a decent…
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Target Your Trouble Spots

Spot reduction is a myth, but targeted muscle building is a truth. Okay, so first things first — spot reduction is a myth. (Now repeat that until it sticks permanently to your gray matter.) Time and again it has been proved that you can’t physiologically channel all your weight-loss efforts into melting away a stubborn roll of fat that bumps or lumps…
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Sex Toys on Sale For Valentine’s Day 2020: Good Vibrations, Lovehoney, and More

You might want to forward your calls to voicemail on Valentine’s Day with so many awesome sex toys on sale from brands like We-Vibe, Satisfyer, and Vesper.

25 Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make on Weekday Mornings

You can DO IT, people! These recipes will help you make a tasty, healthy breakfast every day of the workweek.

These Shimano IC3 Sneakers Are the Best Indoor Cycling Shoes for Women

It’s hard to come across good indoor cycling shoes for women, that are actually tailored to our feet, but these from Shimano are the best, and here’s why.

33 Thoughtful Gifts for Friends on Galentine’s Day 2020

If you’re looking for some thoughtful gifts for friends on Galentine’s Day, here’s our list of unique crowd-pleasers under $100.

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