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Eating for Chemo and Radiation

Nancy Deville | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

During chemo and radiation, your diet is more important than it's ever been in your life.

3 Steps To Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.25.2012 | Health and Fitness
Ben Greenfield

Have you lost your abs recently? Maybe you're noticing a "muffin top" or "beer belly" that needs to disappear? Or perhaps you just need that extra bit of definition to compete with Ryan Gosling's impressive physique. Good news: You can get a flat stomach, in three steps.

Aging Runners Just As Efficient As Younger Athletes, Study Says

Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Older athletes may never beat 20-year-olds in a 100-meter sprint, but a new, small study suggests that, in at least one way, they are just as efficien...

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.

Exercise Gets the Rust Off Type 2's 'Rusty Hinges'

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

Exercise directly deals with the root of the problem -- insulin resistance -- like no other treatment. For many people with type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do.

How To Be More Flexible

Allen N. Wilkins, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Allen N. Wilkins, M.D.

There are many good reasons to stretch, especially for those who want to age gracefully, because improving physical condition inside the body also shows on the outside.

Four Ways To Tone Your Body At Home (PHOTOS)

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
LIVESTRONG.COM

Take a look around your house and think boot camp.

A Weighty Issue: Surprising Research on Lifting Light vs. Lifting Heavy

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

It's probably the weightiest question in the gym world. What's more effective? Lifting light weight and doing high reps or lifting heavy weight and doing low reps?

Key Found To Muscle Loss After Age 65

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a sad fact that muscles shrink as adults age. But new studies are starting to unravel how this happens -- and what to do about it....

Injuries Occur When Kids Are too Active in Sports

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

I advocate for our kids to become more balanced. Stressful organized sports take away from family time, and the experience no longer remains a simple and pleasurable experience.

9 Ways to Put the Brakes on Menopausal Weight Gain

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If you're just entering menopause, you might be thinking, is menopausal weight gain a given? What's happening to my body? Why have the Scales of Injustice turned on me?

Recovering From Exercise with Food?

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Don't wait after a workout to eat. To help your muscles recover and be ready for your next productive workout, implement the strategy of eating protein and carbohydrates after your workout.

Reading The Pictures: America All Pumped Up In Korengal Valley

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-05-10-pumpingiron.jpgAt first, I thought this photo of Spc. Taylor Jordan lifting weights in the Korengal Valley was published out of irony.

"No One Ever Died of a Big Butt!"

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Despite the fact that men and women seem to struggle with weight in fairly equal numbers as adults, women do tend to put weight on in their butts, vs. their stomachs.

Study: Average Steroid User Not Athlete, But Regular Guys Trying To Look Good

Time | MICHAEL D. LEMONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anyone who follows the news probably has a picture of the typical steroid user: an elite athlete -- a home-run hitter, say -- trying to get an edge on...