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‘I Swallowed a Balloon For Weight Loss and Lost 40 Lbs.’

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Dana Goossens, 29, lives in Illinois and participated in a recent clinical trial for a weight loss device called the Obalon Balloon System. Here’s her story: Like many Americans, I’ve tried all sorts of ways to lose weight. That’s

the 4 essential bodyweight core exercises

The 4 Essential Bodyweight Core Exercises

Fitness trends change fast. It wasn’t long ago that there wasn’t really “core” training. There were just “abs,” and you attacked them with the specific goal of making them stand out in crystal clarity. The muscles of the rectus abdominis, which runs vertically from the

I Tried Dieting Like My Mom...And It Worked

I Tried Dieting Like My Mom…And It Worked

Kate Moss once said that nothing tastes as good as skinny feels. But that is false, just think of dulce de leche ice cream. A fresh lobster roll. Tropical jelly beans. Enjoyed all these indulgences, I was more to it while pregnant with my second

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How To Get The Most Out Of PH3

Layne Norton’s PH3 training program has helped many lifters become stronger than they ever could have imagined.  Now he is here to answer some of your most common questions about PH3. Men and women, competitive powerlifters and casual lifters, across ages and borders, they all

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The Faster You Eat, the More You Gain Weight

It’s a very bad habit that a lot of people eat their food fast and mindlessly  and it can lead to overeating, weight gain and obesity. This article explains why eating too fast may be one of the leading drivers of weight gain. Eating Fast

The Strength Training Routine Your Workout Regimen Needs

With so many studio classes taking over as fitness crazes, it’s easy to forget the simple things, like our dumbbell roots! Let Grokker’s Kelly Lee take you back to the basics of strength training with a workout designed to help you build (or reinforce) a

Wipe Out Acne and Acne Scars With Coconut Oil?

Acne is a common skin disease that affects up to 80% of people in their lifetime. It is most common among teenagers, but it can affect adults of all ages. Because of coconut oil’s many health properties, some people have started using it to treat