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Lifting Weights

Four Cheap EZ Tips for EveryGirl to Lose Weight and Get Fit

Maria Menounos | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Menounos

The cheapest and by far the easiest tip I can give you right off the bat is to start drinking plain old hot water. Hot water is the first thing I drink every morning and the last thing I drink every night. I drink it throughout the day as well.

A Huge Weight Loss Myth, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2014 | MarloThomas

With so many weight loss myths out there, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe cleared up one especially prevalent misconce...

Ben Lost 120 Pounds: 'The Key To Transforming Your Physique Is To Transform Your Lifestyle'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: B...

'Skinny Bliss' Is Anything But

Sophia Herbst | Posted 05.03.2014 | Women
Sophia Herbst

I don't even know how I know of this number. Only that I know it, and my friends know it, and my mom knows it. Somehow, somewhere along the road, I was taught that if I want to have a flat stomach and tight tushy, I need to limit my calories to 1,200 a day and do cardio.

Squats Are Safe, But You're Probably Doing Them Wrong

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. Better-informed professionals know better. Here are four reasons why.

5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know

Courtney Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Courtney Green

Women: To achieve maximal health, you need to get stronger. Get under some weights and lift. anything you read in any women's fitness magazine is suspect. Actually, it's not just suspect -- you can be guaranteed that they're feeding you inaccurate trash.

Lifting Myself

Tristan Higgins | Posted 10.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

I decided a few years ago that I was done with allowing my history to limit my future. I dropped a bunch of weight and started doing lots of stuff that I didn't think I could do. Lifting is one of those things. No matter how much weight I can lift, I am lifting myself. That makes me a winner.

The Ultimate Weight-Loss Circuit Workout

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Joe Dowdell, CSCS for Shape.com If you're short on time but still want to fit in an effective training session -- especially if your goal is fat...

8 Cardio Myths, Busted

Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com These common misconceptions might be keeping your scale stuck, but there are easy ways to change that and lose more ...

How Often You Should Increase Your Dumbbell Weights, From Terri Walsh (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh gave recommendations on increasing dumbbell weights when she joined me on Mondays With Marl...

Can Weight Lifting Maximize The Afterburn Effect?

Posted 04.13.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jeremey DuVall Benching, squatting, curling and other weight lifting moves are known to get the muscles burning, but what if those same moves...

Why Women Should Start Lifting Weights (And How To Do It Right)

Caroline Gick | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline Gick

Lifting weights, also known as strength training or resistance training, is not just about building big muscles. However, as a coach for women trying to lose weight and improve their general health, I run into this misconception all the time.

Why You Don’t Really Want To ‘Lose Weight’

Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD

Whenever a client expresses to me that they want to lose weight, I always say to them, "No, you don't -- what you really want is to thin out the layer of fat that is sitting on top of your muscle, and add more muscle to your body." Yes, all that. Let me explain.

64 and Having A Baby -­‐ Week 14

Linda Bergman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty
Linda Bergman

I may consider myself chic and hip, but the truth is I have injected more Botox than the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, my hearing is going and I can barely lift my purse since my spine surgery. How am I going to hear or pick up a baby?

How To Build Your Muscles

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Growing muscle doesn't mean getting "bulky!" Instead, it simply means that you are laying down lean and dense fibers that can replace fat and boost your metabolism.