Diet and Fitness
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How to Succeed at Intermittent Fasting
The Keto Craze: Does the Diet Live Up to the Hype?
Time-restricted Eaters Lose Weight Even Without Changing Diet
7,000 Steps Is the New 10,000 Steps
How Many Calories Will the Tour de France Winner Burn?
Tired of Sitting All Day? These 5 Calisthenics Can Get You Moving
Is exercising at work widely accepted?
What time of day is best for an office workout?
10 Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly
Asian Americans Should Be Screened for Diabetes at Lower Weights
Bananas Might Be the World's Perfect Workout Food
Worrying Has Some Benefits After All, Research Shows
Why Athletes Love Blood Flow Restriction Training
Do men really have more upper body strength than women?
Tips From Greg Vanvakaris, DC, CSCS
Have People Ever Really Eaten Tapeworms for Weight Loss?
Is Apple Cider Vinegar the ‘Secret’ to Weight Loss?
Enough With the Term 'Healthy Obesity,' Says Researcher
Yes, Hot Yoga Can Still Be Hot at Home
Namaste: It Doesn't Just Mean Yoga Class Is Over
Hot Yoga Works, But Doesn't Have to Be So Hot
The winner of the Tour de France has to eat constantly to generate enough energy to complete all 21 stages of the grueling race. But just how many calories will the winner burn in the end?
Sitting on your butt all day can do a number on your health. Calisthenics, which is resistance training using your body weight, is a great way to stay in shape.
Some U.S. doctors and Asian American health advocates are calling for a lower BMI cutoff for Asian Americans, mainly because of health concerns about Type 2 diabetes.
The rumor mill says that if a person were to intentionally swallow a tapeworm their excess pounds would simply melt away. But what's the truth about the 'tapeworm diet'?
Hypertrophy is just a super-science-y way to say you're building muscle. And there are lots of ways to do it.
By John Donovan
The keto diet is high in fat and low in carbs — ideal for quick weight loss, but not necessarily for keeping it off.
By Shaun Chavis
They're probably the bane of your middle school memories. So why do we still subject kids to these humiliating physical fitness tests?
Lots of people believe that a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar a day helps to speed weight loss. But what does science say?
By Dave Roos
A small study found that just by eating breakfast later and dinner earlier, people could lose twice as much body fat as those who did not. But could they stick with this diet?
It turns out that people who are both healthy and obese are rarer than you might think.
By Alia Hoyt
New research shows going gluten free may not be all it's cracked up to be.
By Chris Opfer
A quick workout before or between flights would be a nice way to get energized, especially if there was a gym conveniently located at your terminal. So why aren't there more gyms inside U.S. airports?
By John Donovan
Workout trends are changing, as younger people are less into the gender divide of classes for women and weightlifting for men.
By Alia Hoyt