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How to Lose Weight

This Funny-Looking Bar Is One of the Most Overlooked Pieces of Gym Equipment (VIDEO)

Jeff Halevy | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

The gym is packed, all the equipment is taken... except for this funny-looking bar that can give you an incredible total body workout. Watch here to find out the what and how.

'You're No Fun When You're On A Diet': The Worst Things To Say To Someone Trying To Lose Weight

Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living

What's the worst thing anyone ever said to you when you were trying to lose weight? That's the question we put to Health's Facebook audience, and ...

Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories (Part 2)

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

If you take a hormones-first approach to weight loss, you can keep hunger at bay, diminish cravings and stabilize energy. Doing things this way causes the body to eat less, naturally, which allows us to make new changes to our lifestyle without relying solely on willpower.

For Men, It's More Waist Management Than Weight Management

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Time to stop blaming the wife or family, and start eating like a man. That doesn't mean starving yourself, or eating like a bird. It means managing your nutrition, and tackling your stress as well. Here's what men can do to take control of their waists, and their health.

The Secret Ingredient To Stubborn Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Emotional eating has become ubiquitous in our fast-paced culture, which honors quantity over quality, willpower more than pleasurable nourishment and the dollar more than humanity.

Should You Count Hormones Instead Of Calories?

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat.

Shorter Workouts Yield Better Results (VIDEO)

Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living

When it comes to exercise, too much working out can actually prevent you from reaching your goals. Studies show that shorter workouts using compound m...

How This 52-Year-Old Went From Couch Potato To Half Marathons

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty

Linda Tabach, 52, is living proof that old dogs can be taught new tricks. She was a lifelong couch potato who would have driven down her driveway to f...

25 Ways To Feed Your Soul

Janice Taylor | Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Envision what will happen when your thoughts no longer pull you astray but rather connect your mind, body and spirit. Each and every day, find at least one way to feed your soul.

How To Tone Any Body Part

Jeff Halevy | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Want to know the trick behind toning any body part, even the most troublesome "stubborn fat" areas like your hips, thighs and stomach?

What Can We Learn From Today Show Nutritionist Joy Bauer's Weight-Loss Superstars?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Ms. Bauer, who has been a longtime champion of successful dieters, points out that dieting and losing weight is 50 percent attitude. And thus, she suggests a couple essential (and common) steps for anyone who wants to win at the losing game.

How To Build A Healthier Breakfast

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The benefits of breakfast are almost too numerous to list. I find that more and more people now know that they should eat breakfast -- but they still ask me what to eat. My advice is to eat traditional foods.

Bye-Bye Fat: What Actually Works?

Jeff Halevy | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

You know what they say opinions are like, and it's no different when it comes to opinions on weight loss: Everyone has one. But what actually works?

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting or Pills

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Between our obsession with our looks and the national crisis involving obesity, losing weight is constantly on the minds of tens of millions of people.

Half the Man I Used to Be

Jim Moret | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

When I saw photos from that evening, I had an epiphany. I had let myself go, and nothing could hide it. It was subtle at first, but the years seemed to get away from me, along with my increasing waistline.

Researchers Discover The Secret To Weight Loss (But You Won't Like It)

Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living

It doesn’t sound very glamorous, but there’s no getting around this one salient fact of life: If you want to lose weight, the most effective metho...

Why Eating In Season Can Help Keep You Healthy

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, M.P.H, R.D. for Shape.com Have you ever bought veggies with the intention of eating healthfully, only to bite in and taste, well, ...

WATCH: Can Sunglasses Help You Lose Weight?

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the best way to shed pounds the healthy way is to slash total calories and boost exercise. But sometimes that's easier said than done -- p...

How My High School Reunion Inspired A Major Life Change

Lori Weiss | Posted 03.14.2012 | Fifty

One of the reasons I started my website, Marlothomas.com, is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. Women should know that they d...

The Mistake Women Make With Pre-Wedding Diets

Sarah Jenks | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Jenks

Women who learn to let "fun" fuel their weight loss feel more beautiful, sexy and confident, lose more weight than dieters AND have a life full of passion, romance, relaxation and purpose.

Dieting: Let The Blame Game Begin!

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Dieting violates my basic philosophy of life, which is that life is too short to deny yourself things you love, and I happen to love food.

Still Counting Calories? Think Again

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

At one time or another, we've all been promised this: "If the amount of calories we eat is less than the amount of calories our bodies use, we will lose weight." I'm sorry to say that this promise is false.

Experimental Diet Drug Keeps Weight Off For 2 Years: Study

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An experimental diet drug seems to help some obese people shed pounds, and keep them off for two years, researchers report...

5 Reasons Your Workout Isn't Working

Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Have you been working out consistently for months (maybe even years) and yet the scale is creeping up? Here are five...

Overindulged? How To Give Yourself A Break

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

The holidays are supposed to be all about comfort and joy, but they're more often about discomfort and self-disgust, at least for women. Not only 'tis the season to shop 'til you drop, 'tis also the season to overindulge, then beat yourself up for overindulging.