November 2012: Stay Strong

November 2012: Stay Strong

Balance

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Worth the Wait: Why Patience Pays Off

The case for cultivating patience — today and over a lifetime. …continued

Video

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Show Me How: Cutting Winter Squash (Video)

Hard-shelled winter squash can be intimidating to cut, but not with these tips from chef…continued

How I'm Doing It

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Letting the Sunshine In: Susan Zemke’s Success Story

How correcting a serious vitamin-D deficiency helped one woman transform her life.…continued

Audio

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Receiving a Serious Diagnosis (Audio)

Writer Jon Spayde talks in depth with Jessie Gruman, PhD, about coping strategies after…continued

Expert Answers

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Expert Answers on Saunas for Weight Loss, Sore Achilles’ Tendons and More

Fitness editor Jen Sinkler asks the experts if saunas can help lose weight, why Achille's…continued

Honestly, Dara

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Ghosts in Your Machine

Our bodies are haunted by millions of microbes, many of which are essential to our health.…continued

Renewal

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When Your Doctor Says, “I Have Bad News”

How to cope with a scary health diagnosis — without getting caught up in the chaos of…continued

Features

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Game of Life: Lessons We Can Learn From Sports

Three athletes share wisdom they’ve gained from their respective sports. …continued

Meditations

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Nutrients

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The Case for Intermittent Fasting

How intermittently halting our food intake can improve health and metabolism — with zero…continued

On the Cover

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A Legacy of Her Own: Laila Ali

The boxing champion and daughter of Muhammed Ali shares her insights on strength, courage…continued

Video

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Behind the Scenes With Laila Ali (Video)

Former champion boxer Laila Ali talks courage, confidence and pursuing passions.…continued

Features

The Older the Better

The Older, the Better

Wise advice on how to get healthier, happier and more attractive with age. …continued

Letter From the Founder-Perspective

Stronger by the Year

Commit to doing one or more feel-good athletic events annually, and prepare to see your…continued

The Workout

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10 Sets, 10 Reps: German Volume Training

Looking for a no-frills way to get strong, fast? Try Charles Poliquin’s modified German…continued

Thoughts From the Founding Editor

Powerful Choices

Editor in chief Pilar Gerasimo on holistic strength and pushing your limits. …continued

Head Out

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Milestone Adventures

Honor the significant accomplishments in your life with a vacation to remember. …continued

Features

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Repair Your Thyroid

Millions of people suffer the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction without ever knowing why.…continued

Confident Cook

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Winter Squash: Recipes, Techniques and More

Winter is the perfect time to cook winter squashes — and to treat your body to their…continued

The Nourished Self

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Ready to Glow: A Q&A With Latham Thomas

Maternity lifestyle expert and author Latham Thomas on the importance of love, self-care…continued