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How to Lose Weight: From Thyroid Patients Themselves

You’ve read about all of the fad diets, and maybe even gotten suggestions from your doctor. But hearing what works from those who are living the same hypothyroid life as you can be invaluable. These are the diets that worked for them.

By Mary Shomon

A 12-Month Plan For Weight Loss

If you're have a hard time losing weight, maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Follow this 12-month approach to reach your goals.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Should I Work Out If I Have a Cold?

It’s the age-old question of — sleep it out, or sweat it out? Which is the best for your body to heal?

By Jeffrey Heit, M.D.

How to Maintain Muscle as You Age

Muscle mass begins to decline in your 50s, but there are ways to combat it!

By Ask HealthCentral

Best Protein Powders for Athletes

Protein powders aren’t for everyone—but they are for fitness gurus!

By Alex Eriksson

Get Pumpkin Fit (Infographic)

Who needs a kettlebell when there are pumpkins around?

By Jaime Galinsky

Unspoken Rules of Spinning

Spin class is all the rage these days, but those dark rooms can be pretty daunting. Don’t be scared!

By Stephanie Stephens

10 Rules to Follow for Group Fitness

Don’t be afraid to join a group fitness class—just follow these tips so you can be an instant-pro.

By Jaime Galinsky

The Motivation You Need To Hear To Get Fit

Sometimes you just need a little push — or inspiration — to kick-start your fitness journey, or to keep it going.

By Stephanie Stephens

How to Modify Your Workout For RA

When you live with rheumatoid arthritis, slight modifications to your normal workouts can help you get back in the gym.

By Emil DeAndreis