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Sarah Klein
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Here's Why You Should Book Your Next Massage ASAP

(1) Comments | Posted April 19, 2014 | 9:37 AM

There's no denying a massage is calming -- until you start feeling guilty for indulging in a little special treatment.

A small new study excuses us all from the guilt: Massage therapy isn't just a way to relax, it's also a way to alleviate muscle soreness after exercise...

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5 Myths About Caffeine, Busted

(44) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 8:23 AM

Whether you love yourself a good cup of coffee or love to hate it, you probably have some strong feelings about caffeine. Between religious restrictions and those of us who feel proud to be caffeine-free, what some call the most widely-used drug on the...

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11 Things You Should Know About Piercings

(35) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 8:23 AM

Despite what your grandma thinks of kids these days, piercing is nothing new.

Bedazzling the ears dates back thousands of years. Testament to the fact that everything old is new again: Dangling, chandelier-style earrings were particularly popular in the 18th century, the Chicago Tribune reported. One of the...

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14 Habits Of People With A Healthy Relationship To Food

(45) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 8:46 AM

There's a fine line between thinking carefully about what we put into our bodies and obsessing over it or restricting it dangerously.

Whether our particular issue is emotional eating, binge eating, disordered eating or we just can't seem to get a handle on the whole nutrition thing, we can all...

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Ask Healthy Living: Does Sex Really Count As Exercise?

(88) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 8:42 AM

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!

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What France Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

(379) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 8:42 AM

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out.

Turns out the French haven't banned email after 6 p.m. after all, as...

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5 Ways To Work Out Like A World-Champion Surfer -- No Ocean Necessary

(10) Comments | Posted April 13, 2014 | 9:15 AM

Surfing not only requires (and builds!) strong arms, shoulders and core muscles, it also can improve balance and coordination. It's also a really fun way to work out.

That's why world-champion Joel Parkinson and his trainer Wes Berg have paired up to launch the Joel Parkinson...

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10 Totally Free Ways To Burn Calories That Don't Feel Like Working Out

(10) Comments | Posted April 12, 2014 | 12:25 PM

So you don't exactly have the bank account to swing surfing lessons or a snowboarding trip, but you still want to move more -- without feeling chained to the gym.

Not to worry -- there are loads of ways to burn calories that won't cost you a penny,...

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Ben Bloom Wanted To Be Taken Seriously And Lost 120 Pounds

(16) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 8:44 AM

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series!

Name: Ben Bloom
Age: 25
Height: 6'2"
Before Weight: 310 pounds

How I Gained It: I grew up with a complete...

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HuffPost Workouts: Songs (Literally) About Running

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 8:43 AM

It doesn't matter if you're looking for fast beats, thumping bass or inspiring lyrics, motivational tunes can be found in just about any musical genre.

But sometimes, we just might find ourselves looking for a more literal uplift. The next time you find yourself needing someone to just tell you...

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How Sheryl Sandberg Learned She Couldn't Do More On Less Sleep (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:12 PM

For years, Sheryl Sandberg thought the key to getting more done was getting by on less sleep, she said on a recent appearance on HuffPost Live.

But having children changed her view of shuteye entirely. "It turns out, when children get enough sleep, everything's fine," she says in the clip...

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19 Reasons To Get In Shape That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With How You Look In A Bikini

(28) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 8:15 AM

It's April, so apparently it's time to talk swimsuits. In particular, bikinis and the bodies that wear them.

If it's not the ads trying to convince you to sign up for a gym membership, it's the magazine covers -- or maybe even the shirt your friend is wearing to the...

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7 cosas por las que los madrugadores se diferencian del resto

(5) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 2:55 AM

Dentro de cada uno de nosotros hay un reloj determinado por nuestra genética. No puedes darle cuerda ni oír su tic tac, pero seguro que cada mañana notas sus efectos.

Para muchos de nosotros, este reloj interno (llamado ritmo circadiano) tiene programado de forma natural un ciclo ligeramente superior a...

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We Tried It: Towerrunning

(1) Comments | Posted April 6, 2014 | 10:10 AM

What We Tried: Towerrunning, the sport of climbing up the stairs of skyscrapers, because, why not?

Where: 4 World Trade Center, in New York City, for the first-ever Runyon Up stair climb for cancer research, benefitting the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

What We Did: I...

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7 choses que les gens matinaux font différemment

(4) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 9:37 AM

À l'intérieur de chacun de nous se trouve une horloge génétique. On ne peut pas la remonter ni entendre son tic-tac, mais on peut ressentir ses effets au jour le jour.

Pour la plupart d'entre nous, ces horloges internes, appelées "rythmes circadiens", suivent un cycle naturel légèrement plus long que...

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7 choses que les lèves-tôt font différemment

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 7:08 AM

À l'intérieur de chacun de nous se trouve une horloge génétique. On ne peut pas la remonter, mais on peut ressentir ses effets au jour le jour.

Pour la plupart d'entre nous, ces horloges internes, appelées "rythmes circadiens", suivent un cycle naturel légèrement plus long que 24 heures. Environ un...

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7 Things Morning People Do Differently

(150) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 8:38 AM

Inside each of us, is a genetically-determined clock. You can’t wind it, and you can’t hear it tick, but you most likely notice its effects every day.

For most of us, those internal clocks, called our circadian rhythms, are naturally set on a cycle that's just slightly longer than 24...

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We Tried It: Rezist

(4) Comments | Posted March 30, 2014 | 10:31 AM

What We Tried: Rezist, a new cardio-meets-strength workout DVD from celebrity trainer, bodybuilder and former bounty hunter(!) Gino Caccavale.

Where: In the comfort of my own living room.

What We Did: The Rezist workout consists of 20 dumbbell movements, each performed for one minute, followed by 20 seconds...

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The 15 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

(53) Comments | Posted March 29, 2014 | 10:44 AM

Navigating a restaurant menu when you have food allergies can zap all the fun from dining out.

But it doesn't have to -- if you know where to eat.

In that spirit, AllergyEats, an online guide to allergy-friendly restaurants, has released its annual ranking of chain...

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