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What Is 'Dirty Keto' and Should You Try It?

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet has helped all kinds of people lose weight. The diet is relatively simple; you want to put your body in a state of ketosis, so you burn fat (instead of sugar) for energy. But making real and permanent changes to your eating habits and food choices—that’s not always so easy. Enter “dirty keto,” a […]

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Multi-Masking Completely Changed My Complexion

Working out is a major part of my life. It’s how I release stress, clear my head, and check out from my constant on-the-go lifestyle and jam-packed schedule. If I’m not running in Central Park, I’m on my yoga mat working on my handstand, or heading to my beach house to surf. And I’m lucky […]

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How 5 Editors Deal With Hair Knots During Scarf and Hat Season

How 5 Editors Deal With Hair Knots During Scarf and Hat Season For people in cold climates, Winter causes a bevy of beauty issues including itchy dry skin, brittle nails, and chapped lips. While we have easy solutions to most of these problems (load up on the lotion and lip balm, people), one problem still […]

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This Simple Fitness Test Can Help Predict If You’ll Die Early

Having good aerobic capacity is essential for athletes, enabling them to go harder and longer during their workouts. But there’s another reason being aerobically fit is important: It may even decrease your risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses, according to researchers out of Spain. In the study, which was presented at […]

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This Abs Workout Requires Just One Piece of Equipment

What’s going to fire up your abs more than situps, planks, and V-ups? How about situps, planks, and V-ups WITH a medicine ball. Yep, get ready to feel the burn: Tatiana Lampa, ACSM-certified trainer at FitHouse and SLT, shares 12 effective medicine ball abs exercises below. Time: 18 to 25 minutes Equipment: 8- to 12-pound […]

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Push Your Conditioning to the Max With This 10-Minute Burner

Looking to get a cardio burn without spending an hour on the jogging path or plodding on the treadmill? You don’t have to spend a ton of time on your conditioning exercises to get into peak shape—but you do have to be ready and willing to sweat. Ngo Okafor, C.P.T., has a 10-minute bodyweight challenge […]