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Before and After Weight Loss: Once "Lumpy," Now Lean + MORE

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3 Easy Portion Control Tricks

– health.com

You have to cut your portion sizes to lose weight, but nobody wants to count down the minutes until their next meal. Watch this video to discover simple ways to eat less without feeling hungry.

Before and After Weight Loss: Once "Lumpy," Now Lean

– health.com

If I hadn’t taken up running, I’m not sure how much I would weigh now—but I know it would be a lot. By the time I found the sport, I tipped the scales at more than 200 pounds. It didn’t help that I had just moved to New York City, where fit, slim people surrounded me. I felt lumpy and bumpy, like America Ferrera at the beginning of Ugly Betty! So I started walking—and before long, I was running. Within a few months, I had dropped 40 pounds. Found: my inner athlete Getting lighter made running easier and, in turn, more fun. To stay on track, I signed up for the New York City Half Marathon. I trained for 3 1/2 months, even through winter. Logging all those miles had a direct impact on my diet. The more I ran, the better I ate. I ditched meals that came in greasy paper bags (think burgers and fries) for ones that fueled my runs, such as pasta, eggplant and kale. The combination of eating clean and training hard helped me shed another 10 pounds (and gave me a pair of killer legs!). In March 2011, when I crossed the finish line at the half marathon, I felt an amazing sense of accomplishment. I was hooked. The hardest race Six months later, I ran my first marathon. I’ve since completed four more, including this year’s Boston Marathon. I finished minutes before the bombs went off. It was very scary; I was close enough to feel the explosions in my bones. Although I’m signed up to run the Chicago Marathon next month, I’m not sure if I will. I’m afraid to race right now. But I know I’ll keep running. It has changed my body—and my life.Secret Weapons, Shared Cipriana reveals what keeps her going strong every day. The Inspiration: My Brother, Federico I ran my first marathon to help raise money in his name for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He died from complications relating to diabetes when he was 23.The Go-To Snack: Trader Joe’s Instant Miso Soup Honestly, it doesn’t get any easier: Just add water, and you have a quickie snack in seconds. Plus, it’s filling and low-calorie.The Idol: Allyson Felix She is a beast! Not only is she gorgeous, she’s superpowerful and superfast. She has also dominated the last couple of Olympic Games in track and field. I’d love to run like her.The Must-Have Gear: Girlie Skirts I dress ultrafeminine when I run. I’m talking sparkly headbands and skorts with ruffles. No one expects the girl in the skirt to be an actual athlete—that is, until my pretty, ruffly skirt bounces away in front of them!Share Your Transformation Have an amazing body makeover of your own? Tell us about it at health.com/i-did-it and let us know what diet and fitness tricks worked for you. Share your transformation! Have an amazing body makeover of your own? Tell us about it. E-mail before-and-after photos to IDidIt@health.com and tell us what worked for you. Please include your phone number.

4 Bedtime Habits to Avoid

– www.health.com

Trouble falling asleep? Your before-bed habits may be contributing to your insomnia. Here are four sneaky sleep saboteurs that you should avoid around bedtime if you want a good night’s rest.

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How to Get Rid of Frizzy Hair + MORE

Frizz happens. It can seem unavoidable, especially now that rainy and humid days are upon us. But the condition of your mane plays a big role in how much puff you'll see: "Frizz is caused by a lack of moisture in the hair, which makes it grab water from the environment," explains Feis.... More »

8 Celebrities on How They Really Feel About Botox + MORE

In a recent Lenny Letter, actress Amanda Peet explained that she plans to stay Botox-free because she wants to set an example for her two young daughters, who are "growing up smack in the heart of America's youth-obsessed beauty culture." But, she confessed, she'.... More »

Get Sculpted Shoulders with These 5 Moves + MORE

Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn 365 When you hit the weight room in pursuit of strong, toned arms, bicep curls and tricep extensions might be your go-to moves. But there’s an equally important muscle group to add into the rotation: your shoulders. “Shoulder strength and stability a.... More »

This Is the Most Popular Nail Polish on Pinterest This Spring + MORE

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  There’s a new Essie nail polish topping the pages of Pinterest and it goes by the name of Topless and Barefoot ($9; amazon.com). With summer just around the corner, you might think the most popular hue would be a bright pink or coral. .... More »

I’m Obsessed With Amazon’s Insanely Comfortable Build-Your-Own Leggings + MORE

One of the best perks of working at Health is that I'm lucky enough to test a lot of activewear. As a result, I've become very, very opinionated about leggings, and prefer different brands for different activities: supersoft Manduka leggings are my go-to for .... More »

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Before and After Weight Loss: Once "Lumpy," Now Leanhealth.com
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Thank God no more wigs!

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Do you need a change? I did 22 years ago and I could not have asked for a better quality of hair. I was diagnosed  with certain disease. Over the years I have dealt with depression because I always wore wigs and they were hot, shabby, get old and stiff, basically a lot to deal with. My good friend told me about the product and went to the consultation with me…

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Hair Hangover

What is a Hair Hangover? It has nothing to do with alcohol, although it is an unbalanced way of wearing your hair. In the world of adding additional hair most methods of adding hair, like wearing a hair system does exactly this – a Hair Hangover. When a woman is experiencing thinning hair and .... More »

Getting to the ROOT of Hair Loss

The following information is vital to know about.  Without the understanding of this information you can drive yourself crazy with worry. How and why hair grows and falls out Each individual hair on your head has a life cycle of 2 – 3 years.  After this 2 to 3 year period the one individual hair.... More »

What is purely natural when it comes to increasing hair volume?

The answer is “Nothing”.  The feeling of nothing but only your own hair.  The ability of running your fingers directly down to your scalp and feeling nothing.  When you feel nothing but your own hair and scalp you experience what pure naturalness really is.  The ability to do anything in lif.... More »

Something new has hit the hair industry by storm! MircoHair~Fiber extensions

Keratin hair extensions VS. MicroHair~Fiber extensions. My story Something new has hit the hair industry by storm and I had to share my experience on what I had gone through in the past with the more conventional ways of adding hair and how this new method is such an upgrade from all the rest. Here&.... More »

The Finest Art in Solving Thinning Hair

In the art of increasing hair volume the most important factors are maintaining the health of your scalp and existing hair.  Secondly is seamlessly feeding additional hair in-between your existing hairs and or on to your scalp.  Thirdly is adding hair in a way which you feel nothing there at all a.... More »

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