January / February 2014: Start Strong

January / February 2014: Start Strong

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Kathe Yamagata

How I’m Doing It: Kathe Yamagata (Video)

Kathe Yamagata, author of the January 2014 How I'm Doing It column, reflects on her weight…continued

News & Views

White Fat

Breaking Bad Fat

Physical activity can convert some of our bodies’ bad “white” fat into good,…continued

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Sugar Shock

Sugar Shock

Sugar lurks in numerous food sources. Check out the amount in these commercial products.…continued

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Growstuff

Growstuff

Growstuff, a new gardening website, offers avid gardeners a place to connect online.…continued

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Weight Loss, Memory Gain

Weight Loss, Memory Gain

Swedish researchers have found that when you lose weight by changing your eating habits,…continued

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Making Resolutions Stick

Making Resolutions Stick

Only 8 percent of people who make New Year's resolutions actually succeed, according to…continued

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The Smart Dumbbell Complex (Video)

Follow along as fitness model Frank Jones demonstrates the back-to-back exercises in our…continued

Letter From the Founder-Perspective

Start Strong, Stay Strong

How willing are you to persist in your commitments when the going gets tough?…continued

How I'm Doing It

Life Saved: Kathe Yamagata’s Success Story

Life Saved: Kathe Yamagata’s Success Story

How an appointment with her doctor jump-started a woman’s weight loss — and helped her…continued

Balance

The Wabi-Sabi Self

The Wabi-Sabi Self

A Japanese aesthetic philosophy provides a fresh perspective on our so-called physical…continued

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Detox Your Home

Detox Your Home

How to limit your exposure to toxins in your home and better balance the basic elements of…continued

Reading List

In Eating on the Wild Side, Jo Robinson shows how to get more from today’s produce.

A Field Guide to Nutritious Food

Eating on the Wild Side author Jo Robinson unearths the nutritional secrets of…continued

Honestly, Dara

The Grossest Moment of 2013

The Grossest Moment of 2013

Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on a moldy mystery: Why some foods don’t spoil. Be…continued

Renewal

The Pain of Plastic Money

The Pain of Plastic Money

Three financial experts offer advice — and hope — handling the unique stress of…continued

On the Cover

Olympic Dreams

Olympic Dreams: Kikkan Randall & Jessie Diggins

Friends, teammates, and world champion cross-country skiers Kikkan Randall and Jessie…continued

Nutrients

7 ancient herbs that heal.

Ancient Healers: Adaptogens

Adaptogenic herbs like ginseng are great for battling stress and boosting your overall…continued

The Workout

A Smart Dumbbell Complex

A Smart Dumbbell Complex

Use one of the most basic weights — dumbbells! — to get an intense cardio and…continued

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Behind the Scenes With Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins

Behind the Scenes With Kikkan Randall & Jessie Diggins (Video)

Experience Life caught up with Team USA Nordic skiers Kikkan Randall and Jessie…continued

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Steady-State Cardio Vs. High-Intensity Interval Training

Steady-State Cardio Vs. High-Intensity Interval Training

Discover why a blend of both high- and low-intensity exercise is the best system of…continued

Meditations

January-February 2014 Meditation
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