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What Is Water Weight and Should I Worry About It?

Let’s get one thing straight — generally speaking, when people talk about the kind of water weight they can manipulate, they’re usually talking about one of two things: There’s water retention that comes from indulging in too much sodium or from hormonal shifts caused by things like a new exercise regimen or menstruation. There’s water weight associated with the


8 Week Running for Weight-Loss Program

By Matt Fitzgerald Running can be an effective weight-loss tool if you take the right approach to it. Our 8-Week Running for Weight-Loss Program combines three key elements that are proven to yield the best results: high-intensity aerobic exercise, strength training, and a healthy, portion-controlled diet.   High-Intensity Running Workouts for Weight Loss Studies show that a

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How Cooking at Home Can Help You Lose Weight

It’s easier than ever not to cook at home: Take-out, pick-up, and a slew of food-delivery apps makes no-cook eating as easy as tapping a few buttons on your phone. But that convenience can come with a high-caloric cost. One simple — and usually less expensive —way to block those extra calories heading for your


9 Things to Ditch If You Want to Keep the Weight Off

Losing weight isn’t easy, but keeping it off can seem even more daunting. Thankfully, it turns out that the idea that most people who lose weight gain it all back (and sometimes more) might be a misconception, and there’s research to back that up: An ongoing observational study found that with sustained behavioral changes, the majority of people were able


Motivational Music: Beast Up with Sagi Kalev’s Weightlifting Playlist

Sagi Kalev likes to make every moment count, and he has a lot to show for it. He’s created several successful weightlifting programs (including Body Beast and The Master’s Hammer and Chisel), has twice won the title “Mr. Israel,” is both a certified nutrition specialist and a functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner, and has appeared on the cover of

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6 Weight-Loss Tips to Stay on Track in Any Situation

You’re three days into a new weight-loss plan when a friend invites you to her blow-out birthday party, complete with a bevy of fried appetizers, pizza, cakes, and unlimited champagne. You want to stay the course, but you also want to enjoy yourself — and the impulse to down a plate of crispy coconut shrimp


19 Things You Don’t Know About Sagi Kalev

You know the “official” Sagi Kalev: The Beachbody Super Trainer who delivers jaw-dropping results with programs like Body Beast, The Master’s Hammer and Chisel, and his punishing new workout series, A WEEK OF HARD LABOR. You also probably know the former two-time Mr. Israel for his “Sagi-isms”: “I can feel my shirt getting tighter already.” “You want some of this? We gonna give it