The Warm Up You Should Be Doing … But Probably Aren’t

If you've been sitting at a desk all day (or lying in bed all night), the last thing you want to do is jump right into a challenging cardio or strength routine. "By easing your way into every workout … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Repair Your Metabolism

Stress can wreak havoc on your metabolism. Follow these TLC tips. (Hans Huber/Westend61/Corbis) Sheila Viers spent most of her high school, college, and young adult years searching for a successful … [Read more...]

In U.S. Ebola Fight, No Two Quarantines Are Quite The Same

Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images By Jonathan Allen and Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) — In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip code. For some it may feel like … [Read more...]

The Fun Way to Help Kids Avoid a Halloween-Candy Binge

Tired of the yearly Halloween-candy showdown with your kids? The Switch Witch may be your solution. (Lara Spear Riley/Rob Bouley) By now, the stock of Halloween candy in stores has probably started … [Read more...]

Brittany Maynard: "I Want to Die on My Own Terms"

Video courtesy of  The Brittany Maynard Fund Earlier this month, Yahoo Health reported on the heartbreaking story of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old newlywed who announced her decision to end her … [Read more...]

3 Exercises You Should Do Barefoot

A barefoot kettlebell swing protects your back. Just be sure to keep a tight grip. (Peter Muller/cultura/Corbis) If you want to feel instantly stronger and more stable during squats, deadlifts, and … [Read more...]

6 Head-to-Toe Toning Moves

By Amy Gallo for Self.com Experts agree that moves that challenge your balance fire muscles in your core, legs and booty in order to stabilize your body. Do the following strength routine in your … [Read more...]

The Simple Lunge Fix for a Firmer Butt

Small changes in your lunge form can turn this leg exercise into a butt-building move. (Artiga Photo/Corbis) For people who want to build lean, strong legs, the lung has long-been the go-to move. But … [Read more...]

The Green Drink That Can Cure Nutritional Sins

A drop (or two) will do. Look for high-grade liquid chlorophyll at your local health food store. Photo by Little Wolf Collective By Dana James Chlorophyll…chlorella…wheatgrass…barley grass… … [Read more...]

Milk May Do a Body More Harm Than Good

Long-held beliefs about milk's health benefits may need to be put out to pasture, according to a new study.  (Photo: Thinkstock) For decades, we've been told that milk "does the body good," but too … [Read more...]

Milk May Do a Body More Harm Than Good

Long-held beliefs about milk's health benefits may need to be put out to pasture, according to a new study.  (Photo: Thinkstock) For decades, we've been told that milk "does the body good," but too … [Read more...]

Milk May Do a Body More Harm Than Good

Long-held beliefs about milk's health benefits may need to be put out to pasture, according to a new study.  (Photo: Thinkstock) For decades, we've been told that milk "does the body good," but too … [Read more...]

10 Must-Have Healthy Foods to Keep in Your Fridge

By Amie Valpone for Glamour.com The first step to eating healthier is making sure your kitchen is stocked with good-for-you foods. There are plenty of healthy pantry staples that don’t spoil … [Read more...]

Bizarre Medical Mystery: 12-Year-Old Boy Has No Desire to Eat or Drink

Landon Jones, now age 12, before and after his weight loss, due to a total lack of desire to eat or drink. (Special to The Des Moines Register) What may sound like the perfect problem in our weight … [Read more...]

How Hard Is Moderate Exercise? Not As Hard As You Might Think

No pain, no problem: A brisk walk is enough to qualify as moderate exercise for most people. (David Jakle/Corbis) Working out doesn’t have to be hard work — and moderate activity is much better … [Read more...]

A Triathlete Nun Helped Me Get Over My Missed-Marathon Depression

Run with a view: The author, a travel editor, trained for a half marathon along many scenic routes, including the Road to Zion in Zion National Park in Utah. From experience I knew that running sent … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Parfait — The Perfect Post-Workout Breakfast

Photo: Lizzie Fuhr  When it comes to a fall breakfast that satisfies pumpkin cravings, I have yet to meet a recipe that compares to this pretty parfait. Packed with protein, complex carbohydrates, … [Read more...]

5 Surprising Ways Stress Wreaks Havoc On Your Health

More than 40 percent of adults say their stress level has increased over the past five years. (C.J. Burton/Corbis) Most people get that stress contributes to the most common —and most threatening … [Read more...]

Fertility Math: It’s 10 Times Harder to Get Pregnant at 43 Than It is at 37

Delaying motherhood gets much risker after age 37, say experts. (Photo: Kristijan Žontar/iStock/Getty Images) As if women needed more pressure in their lives, a new study presented recently at the … [Read more...]

Fertility Math: It’s 10 Times Harder to Get Pregnant at 43 Than It is at 37

Empowered women are delaying motherhood to focus on their careers, but at what cost? Photo: Kristijan Žontar/iStock/Getty Images Attention Future Mothers: Your new deadline for having a child is … [Read more...]