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Seven simple steps to sounder sleep

The Guardian · 6 min

Everything about our day impacts our sleep. How many minutes we spend outside, what and when we eat, what’s happening with our hormones, our habits, emotions, stress and thoughts – all this feeds into the sleep we end up with at night.

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Bodybuilder Shares 5 "Golden" Rules for Building Muscle

Men's Health · 4 min

If you're struggling to make sense of the tens of thousands of health, fitness and muscle-building videos on YouTube, bodybuilder Joe Delaney is here to cut through the noise. In a recent video, Delaney shared five tips — his "golden rules" — to help you gain muscle with minimal faff.

16 Exercises to Help You Lose Belly Fat

Men's Health · 11 min

There are few fitness accolades perched above a washboard stomach; it's living proof that you've put time in at the gym, watch your diet and have found time to dish out a one-two punch to belly fat.

6 Symptoms of Low Protein—and How to Get More into Your Diet

Runner's World · 6 min

Carbs and fat give your muscles the fuel they need to keep your motor running. Protein helps keep that engine in good working order by repairing and strengthening those quads, calves, and hamstrings after all the wear and tear you put them through. Protein also does more than make your muscles.

How your 'healthy' lifestyle can be making you tired

CNN · 5 min

Lisa Drayer is a nutritionist, author and CNN health and nutrition contributor. Let me guess: You're eating clean, enjoying lots of fruits and vegetables, cutting out meat and are much more plant-based. You've also banned bread, cookies and cake from the house.

30-day challenge: A 5-minute routine to make stretching a habit

Today Show · 5 min

Are you up for a 30-day challenge? Join us on the START Today Facebook group for daily tips and motivation, to connect with others following the plan, and to get real-time advice from trainer Stephanie Mansour! Despite how important stretching is for your health, it’s often something we overlook.