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Online Fitness Classes. Amazing exercise options are just a mouse-click away—from yoga to ballet to bootcamp.

Online Fitness Classes

Here are four live online workout sites that are worth their weight in sweat. Check them out! MORE: Toning Shoes: Do They Really Work? Get a Dancer’s Body Where: Ballet Beautiful What: You use Ballet Beautiful’s custom software to take one of these interactive ballet barre-style classes in the comfort of your own home and in real time. MORE: The Best of the Ballet-Inspired Workouts Flirt and Get Fit Where: Flirty Girl Fitness Live What: Three to five daily classes are streamed live from the Flirty Girl Fitness studio in Toronto. Three-Week Body Makeover. The secret to dropping pounds and inches quickly is high-intensity walking workouts.

Three-Week Body Makeover

But don't panic—you don't have to run for miles or lift 50-pound dumbbells. What's high intensity for someone who's less fit may be low for you, or vice versa. The point is to push out of your comfort zone so you boost your calorie burn an extra 25 to 50 percent in the same amount of time—and incinerate another 75 calories over the course of the day to boot. This firm-up plan consists of three parts: a walking workout to burn fat, body shaping with weights, and tummy-toning calisthenics. The walking workout includes four walks (easy, interval, speed, and long), and the weight workout includes three routines (basic, light, and heavy). Firm Up Plan At-a-GlanceHere is an overview of what you'll be doing. Chart Your ProgressMake tracking your 21-day fitness plan easier by hanging a fitness log in plain sight—and using it.

Snake oil? Scientific evidence for health supplements. Play with the interactive version | find out more about this image | post a comment | see the data UPDATE 5 – 8th Jan 2014 – Lots of new research and studies – don’t miss the interactiveUPDATE 2 – 1st October 2010 -Top to bottom revise of the data.

Snake oil? Scientific evidence for health supplements

See the change log for details.UPDATE 1 – 21st March 2010 - We’ve updated our data thanks to excellent visitor feedback and new evidence. See the change log for details. This image is a “balloon race”. The higher a bubble, the greater the evidence for its effectiveness. You might also see multiple bubbles for certain supps. This visualisation generates itself from this Google Doc. As ever, we welcome your thoughts, crits, comments, corrections, compliments, tweaks, new evidence, missing supps, and general feedback.

Thelifehackerworkout News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker. Tips To Keep Weight Off Forever. Monday: 30-40 minute Full Body Workout. 88 Snacks Under 100 Calories Originally from The... 10 Snacks Under 100 Calories. Thinkstock Preparation: In a food processor, combine garlic and cannellini beans with lemon juice and process until smooth.

10 Snacks Under 100 Calories

Mix in oil, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper and process until blended. Add 3 tablespoons cilantro and pulse until mixed. Place in bowl and garnish with cilantro. Preparation: Mash avocados with a fork or potato masher in a medium bowl. Preparation: Combine sliced peaches with cinnamon and nutmeg; transfer to two serving plates. Preparation: Combine all ingredients, in a food processor. Preparation: Peel the banana and cut it crosswise into 16 slices; skewer each slice and place it on a waxed-paper-lined plate.

Preparation: Place the tofu in a food processor; process until creamy. Preparation: Combine chia seeds and tomato liquid in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Preparation: Place popcorn in a 2 ½-quart microwave-safe container; cover and cook at high power 4 to 5 minutes, or until popcorn is popped but not scorched. Preparation: Preheat oven to 375°F. Tweak your lifestyle - 16 Little Ways to Lose Big Pounds. Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! From Zumba to yoga to ditching junk food, these simple lifestyle changes will help you lose 10, 30, even 50 pounds! By Jessica Girdwain From Health magazine It's a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie.

But soon, you're eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over. There is a better way: Swap the all-or-nothing approach for one or two healthy switch-ups in your daily routine. In fact, we talked to readers who knocked off 10, 25, even 60 pounds with some easy tweaks. Slimming superfoods - Best Superfoods for Weight Loss. Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking!

Slimming superfoods - Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim? By Sarah Klein So-called superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim?