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  • SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU'RE SICK?
    LES MILLS COMBAT SHAKEOLOGY® RESULTS AND RECOVERY FORMULA®
  • Ask the Expert: Can I Exercise with a Cold?
    Should you skip your workout if you're feeling sick? Or, could certain exercises help you get better faster?
  • 10 Popular Diet Tips to Ignore
    There's a lot of bad diet advice out there. Some of it may even cause you to gain weight! To see the best results, here are 10 tips you want to make sure you're not following.
  • An Easy Guide to Proper Posture [Slideshow]
    Standing and sitting up straight isn't just good for your spine—it can improve your confidence and help you succeed in life. Check out these easy ways to improve your posture now.
  • Easy Side Dish: Roasted Root Veggies
    For a quick and healthy side dish, try one of Tony Horton's favorites: roasted root vegetables with olive oil and herbs.
  • Recipe: Massaged Kale-O-Matic Salad
    Kale is packed with B vitamins and other great nutrients. We love the way it tastes, but if you don't, this delicious recipe will turn any kale skeptic into a believer.
  • Don't Get Sick This Holiday Season!
    Shakeology® Beachbody Ultimate Reset® Brazil Butt Lift®
  • 15 Ways to Get Fit on a Budget
    In your quest to drop a few pounds, you may find your wallet getting thinner too. Here are 15 easy-to-follow tips on how to get fit without going broke.
  • How ASYLUM Can Spike Your Fitness
    INSANITY: THE ASYLUM® Volume 2 launched this week. Find out how it can help you get into great shape and how it will build upon what you learned in Volume 1.
  • 6 Moves to Get a Better Butt
    Want a great butt? Here's a short workout straight from Brazil Butt Lift® creator Leandro Carvalho that will help tone your backside in no time.
  • Shakeology Customer Review: Christine P.
    Christine talks about her experience with Shakeology, the ultra-premium health shake that many refer to as the Healthiest Meal of the Day®.
  • Recipe: Baja Black Beans and Rice
    Trim down your budget and boost your nutrition with this yummy beans and rice recipe!
  • 10 Crazy Yoga Poses That Will Tone Your Body
    Imitating a pretzel has its benefits. These 10 yoga positions will tone your legs, abs, and butt. Not feeling so bendy? These images might inspire you to get your twist on.
  • Restore Your Body and Feel Younger
    Tai Cheng—Restore Your Body and Feel Younger Les Mills Pump Shakeology®
  • 5 Tips to Transform Your Life
    Imitating a pretzel has its benefits. These 10 yoga positions will tone your legs, abs, and butt. Not feeling so bendy? These images might inspire you to get your twist on.
  • Can 10 Minutes of Exercise Improve Your Health?
    You're busy. We know. But what if it were possible to improve your fitness just 10 minutes at a time? In this article, find out how—and what improvements you can make—in no time!
  • Katie A. Lost 52 Pounds with TurboFire
    See how Katie got SMOKIN' HOT by working out with TurboFire, an intense, fat-scorching, 90-day cardio conditioning program created by Chalene Johnson and Beachbody®. Her body fat didn't stand a chance.
  • Recipe: Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard
    Chicken fingers are delicious. They're also loaded with fat and weird chicken parts. Try this succulent version instead for a light meal that has all the flavor but none of the guilt.
  • 9 Fitness Activities That Feel More Like Play
    It's back to school season, which is a great time to learn some new fitness moves and have fun doing it. You might be surprised that these 9 activities—from archery to Frisbee® golf—actually count as exercise!
  • Maximize Your Workout
    Extreme Nutrition Support for Men and Women—E&E ENERGY AND ENDURANCE™—MAXIMIZE YOUR WORKOUT TurboFire® 10-Minute Trainer®
  • 5 Tips to Transform Your Life
    Taking the Beachbody Ultimate™ Challenge is a great way to get fast, long-lasting results. Now by adding these 5 tips, you'll kick those results into hyperdrive.
  • Can 10 Minutes of Exercise Improve Your Health?
    You're busy. We know. But what if it were possible to improve your fitness just 10 minutes at a time? In this article, find out how—and what improvements you can make—in no time!
  • Katie A. Lost 52 Pounds with TurboFire
    See how Katie got SMOKIN' HOT by working out with TurboFire, an intense, fat-scorching, 90-day cardio conditioning program created by Chalene Johnson and Beachbody®. Her body fat didn't stand a chance.
  • Recipe: Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard
    Chicken fingers are delicious. They're also loaded with fat and weird chicken parts. Try this succulent version instead for a light meal that has all the flavor but none of the guilt.
  • Recovery Done Right: 8 Ways to Prevent Muscle Soreness
    Before you wake up sore again, find out the 8 things you can do to prevent soreness in the first place and help relieve those aches and pains.
  • Ready to Take the Challenge?
    Beachbody Challenge® Beachbody Ultimate Reset® ActiVit®
  • Break Your 5 Bad Summer Habits
    What not-so-healthy habits have you acquired this summer? Break 'em with these easy-to-follow tips and you'll enjoy a happier, fitter fall.
  • The Surprising Benefits Weight Lifting Can Have for Women
    Some women avoid lifting weights because they're afraid it will make them big and bulky. Hint: It won't. In fact, weight lifting has some surprising benefits for the fairer gender.
  • Beachbody Challenge Group Success Stories
    See how Beachbody Challenge Groups have changed the lives of these customers!
  • Recipe: Fruit Jelly Dessert
    Love jelly desserts but are turned off by gelatin? This recipe will show you how to easily swap it out so you can enjoy all of your favorite jiggly, low-calorie desserts!
  • Shakeology and P90X
    The whole Beachbody® community is buzzing about Shakeology and all the great health benefits it provides. Now Steve Edwards answers your questions about how to best incorporate Shakeology into your P90X® regimen.
  • The Healthiest Meal of the Day
    Learn more about Shakeology® Learn more about P90X® Learn more about INSANITY® Learn more about ChaLEAN Extreme®
  • 5 Ways to Break through Dreaded Weight Loss Plateaus
    You're tracking calories, working out each day, then bam! For a week or two, the scale refuses to budge...and you realize you've hit a dreaded weight loss plateau. Now what? Here are 5 suggestions to help you get back on track.
  • Shakeology Success Story
    Watch how Shakeology helped Deb, a Southern-fried food fanatic, control her cravings and supercharge her weight loss results—she's lost more than 60 pounds and counting!
  • What's Your Skincare Personality?
    Do you prefer an easy and simple beauty routine that requires little time and effort? Or are you a skincare connoisseur who knows all about the latest ingredients, techniques, and technology? Whatever your preference is, you can still have great skin at any age. It just comes down to finding the skincare regimen that suits you best.
  • Recipe: Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shakeology
    One of the best things about Shakeology (besides the great taste, and the way it helps you cram so many different nutrients into one glass) is the way you can customize it any way you like! Here's a yummy recipe that brings together the cuckoo-for-cocoa goodness of Chocolate Shakeology with ripe, juicy strawberries for a taste treat that's hard to beat.
  • What's New with the P90X2™ Nutrition Guide?
    Want to know how the P90X® Nutrition Guide evolved into the P90X2 Nutrition Guide? We took every factor, every question, and every concern from the first go-round, combined them with the latest research, and voilà! Welcome to the P90X2 Fuel Your Performance Nutrition Guide, a collection of 27 different subplans, among which you'll hopefully find a way of eating that works for you.
  • P90X2™ Takes It to the Next Level
    Learn more about P90X2™ Learn more about P90X® Learn more about P90X® Results and Recovery Formula®
  • 5 Ways Hydrating Can Keep You from Hurting
    You're all set for your workout. Pre-workout snack? Check. Exercise clothes? Check. But there's one important thing missing—your water bottle, the fitness enthusiast's best friend. Adequate fluid intake during a workout is essential for comfort, performance, and safety. And the longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids. Here are 5 important things to know about hydration and exercise.
  • Success Story: Firefighters Know How to Bring It!®
    Firefighters in Boise, Idaho, are ready to serve their community anytime they get a call. See what it takes to stay in peak condition and ready for anything in this hot and demanding job.
  • LA to NYC: Fashion Must Haves
    Think you have to live in NYC to be a stylish city girl? Click here for 5 wardrobe essentials every woman should have if she wants to look like she belongs in chic, trendy NYC.
  • Recipe: No-Trick Granola Treats
    Halloween's approaching fast, and it's important to have some tasty alternatives to the boring, traditional offerings of candy corn and miniature-sized candy bars. These yummy granola treats are perfect for your home or office party—they'll earn you kudos from everyone who tastes them!
  • 8 Insider Tips to Help You Burn Fat Faster
    You're ready to get in shape. You've committed to an exercise program and stocked your kitchen with healthy food. So what's missing from your body transformation plan? How about 8 insider tips to help you burn more fat—faster?
  • GET EVEN MORE AMAZING RESULTS!
    Learn more about TurboFire® Learn more about RevAbs® Learn more about Slim in 6® Learn more about Shakeology®
  • Metabolic Efficiency: Working Hard or Working Smart?
    If you're involved in fitness, health, or the pursuit of a lean, toned body, you've undoubtedly heard that the more highly your metabolism functions, the better your fat loss results. So let's take a closer look at your metabolism to see how to optimize it.
  • Milkology 101
    If you're adding milk to your daily dose of Shakeology®, you might be aware of milk's benefits but unaware of the added fat and calories. We'll give you the skinny on all things milk in today's webcast.
  • 8 Eco-friendly Cosmetic Brands That Work!
    Do you shy away from eco-friendly cosmetics because you think they won't perform well? Years ago you might have been right, but times have changed.
  • Recipe: Baba Ganoush
    So what exactly is baba ganoush, you might ask? Baba ganoush is great as a dip or a spread—scoop it up with pita bread or crackers, or slather it on your favorite sandwich.
  • 10 Fit Foods for Fall
    Eating produce that's in season and grown locally helps you save some dough and protect the planet. But the best reason? Taste.
  • P90X2 IT'S TIME!
    Learn more about P90X2™ Learn more about Brazil Butt Lift® Learn more about B-LINES® Resistance Bands Learn more about P90X® Results and Recovery Formula®
  • Embracing the Farmers' Market
    As summer gives way to fall, many farmers' markets across the country are still in full swing all across America. I used to think farmers' markets were too expensive and too much trouble. However, I gave it another chance, and I changed my mind. I have a feeling you will too.
  • Trainer Tip: Eliminate Saddlebags with Debbie Siebers!
    Check out the latest installment in Debbie Siebers' series of tips to get rid of those troublesome saddlebags.
  • 12 Classic Beauty Products That Stand the Test of Time
    Sometimes the latest isn't always the greatest. Some of the best beauty products came out decades ago! A bunch of us at work got to reminiscing about our favorite products from back in the day that we still use and love today.
  • Recipe: Sweet and Tangy Strawberry Salad
    Sometimes the latest isn't always the greatest. Some of the best beauty products came out decades ago! A bunch of us at work got to reminiscing about our favorite products from back in the day that we still use and love today.
  • 6 Healthy Foods That Are Easy on Your Wallet
    These days, it seems like we're all trying to stretch our dollars, either by necessity or because we're becoming savvier about the benefits of saving more and spending less. If you're looking for ways to stretch your grocery budget without filling up on cheap, empty calories, read on.
  • P90X2 IT'S TIME!
    Learn more about P90X2™ Learn more about INSANITY: THE ASYLUM® Learn more about Beachbody® Jump Mat Learn more about P90X® Peak Performance Protein Bars
  • A Beachbody Cookbook Review: Lucid Food
    When you're trying to eat right, it seems like no matter what positive action you take, there's something you miss. You eat organic, but then you forget to eat local. Your fruits and veggies come in unrecyclable packaging. And when you do adopt socially responsible eating habits, your friends and family think you're turning into a hippie. Hopefully, Louisa Shafia's Lucid Food should help you deal with both issues.
  • Win Up to $100,000!
    A new monthly contest period has begun in The Beachbody Challenge™. Submit your transformation story before the end of September to get a FREE T-shirt and a chance to win up to $100,000!
  • Worried About Thinning Hair?
    Ever wonder how much hair loss is normal?
  • Recipe: Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
    The farmers' markets are starting to show the first signs of autumn—healthy gourds like pumpkins and squashes are beginning to populate the stands. Here's a quick, easy recipe for a delicious, vitamin-filled fall soup.
  • The Top 10 Questions About P90X2
    What's the difference between P90X® and P90X2™? This question of the year can't be answered in one sentence, or even one article. So here's this series to help you decide whether or not P90X2 is the program for you.
  • P90X2 IT'S TIME!
    Learn more about P90X2™ Learn more about INSANITY® Learn more about Shakeology® Learn more about P90X® Results and Recovery Formula®
  • 7 Foods That Make You Smarter
    If the new school year has you scrambling for tips on how to help your kids do better in class, or if you're looking for ways to increase your own productivity, start by examining your diet.
  • Jeff Lost 150 Pounds with INSANITY
    Jeff L. had high blood pressure and could only estimate his weight at 375...because his bathroom scale stopped at 350. His chance viewing of the INSANITY® infomercial changed all that...
  • Why Sulfate-Free Shampoo?
    You may have heard the rumors about sulfates being bad for your hair. But have you ever stopped to find out why? I went to an expert to get the real story. Watch our eye-opening interview now!
  • Recipe: Spinach Salad with Turkey
    Replacing everyday salad greens with fresh leaf spinach kicks up this salad's nutritional value six ways from Sunday. Tasty turkey breast meat adds protein, and orange juice gives a tangy kick to the dressing.
  • 9 Foods Not to Give Your Kids
    If you've followed the news on childhood obesity lately, you know the state of affairs is pretty grim. Let's take a look at some of the unhealthiest foods being marketed to your kids today, and some healthier alternatives you can offer to replace each of them.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL WORKOUTS for Parents and Kids!
    Learn more about Hip Hop Abs® Learn more about 10-Minute Trainer® Learn more about Shaun T's Fit Kids® Club Learn more about Tony & the Kids!
  • Fighting the Obesity Trend
    Most of us are aware that we're in the midst of an obesity epidemic. And while we can't open a newspaper or turn on a computer without a reminder, the problem is still continuing to grow. Let's examine the major questions and concerns we have about obesity.
  • Achy Feet? Dr. Mark Cheng Explains Why!
    Most of us are aware that we're in the midst of an obesity epidemic. And while we can't open a newspaper or turn on a computer without a reminder, the problem is still continuing to grow. Let's examine the major questions and concerns we have about obesity.
  • 7 Ways to Take the Pain Out of Beauty
    Beauty can be painful. High heels, eyebrow plucking, stinging lip plumpers, and injectables can feel like torture! Looking for gentler alternatives? Find out 7 things that make beauty less of a pain.
  • Recipe: My Mom's Pancakes
    Like so many of my family's "secret" recipes, this one began life on the side of a food package—in this case, a carton of eggs (no surprise when you see the second ingredient). Plus, this is a pretty good way of sneaking extra protein into your kids' diets.
  • Is Fro-Yo a No-No? 5 Healthy Frozen Alternatives!
    Every neighborhood seems to have a frozen yogurt shop. They're in strip malls, shopping centers, office complexes—even in airports, hotels, and casinos. So what's the deal: Is frozen yogurt good for you—or too good to be true?
  • DO YOU WANT IT FAST? OR EXTREME?
    Learn more about 10-Minute Trainer® Learn more about ChaLEAN Extreme® Learn more about B-LINES® Resistance Bands Learn more about P90X® Results and Recovery Formula®
  • Summer Cocktails: How to Enjoy the Party without Looking Like a Flotation Device
    Why spend all year doing P90X® or Slim in 6® to look good on the beach, only to sabotage yourself with high-calorie summer cocktails? Here are six summer cocktail recipes, tailored to make them more waist-friendly.
  • ET's Mark Steines Reveals How He Lost 30 Pounds
    Entertainment Tonight cohost Mark Steines had impressive results with 10-Minute Trainer®—he lost 30 pounds and 5 inches off his waist in 90 days. Now he wants you to try it too and share your results with us!
  • The Best Beauty Trend Is Confidence
    There's one trend that seems to improve with age, regardless of where you live. Find out what it is and how to make it your own.
  • Recipe: Zucchini Bread
    Applesauce and walnuts give this the warm nuttiness of a fruit bread, while zucchini brings veggie goodness. Try making it in mini-loaf pans in a toaster oven if summer still has you not wanting to heat up your whole kitchen with the big oven.
  • 7 Superfoods from the Sea
    If you're like me, you love the idea of dining on organic broccoli, skinless chicken, and fat-free water. NOT. Here's one way to make any meal both massively nutritious and fun: Just add a smattering of sea vegetables!
  • TOO DARN HOT? GET EVEN HOTTER!
    Learn more about TurboFire® Learn more about Beachbody® Jump Mat Learn more about P90X® Learn more about P90X® Results and Recovery Formula®
  • The Five Pillars of Willpower
    Congratulations! You've made the decision to turn things around, so you've ordered your Beachbody® exercise program, and you're ready to dive in. Finding the willpower can be tough, but here are five helpful tips.
  • The 10-Minute Trainer Challenge: Win a Trip to L.A.!
    Has 10-Minute Trainer turned you into a "10"? We want to hear from you!
  • 8 Beauty-Boosting Foods, Plus My New Beauty Secret!
    True beauty shines from the inside. Why not get a healthy glow and shiny hair from the foods you eat?
  • Recipe: Snap Potato Salad
    This new twist on everyone's old favorite, potato salad, combines small, delicate new potatoes with crisp green sugar snap peas for a delectable contrast in flavors and textures.
  • 8 Tips on How to Fit a Balanced Diet into Your Busy Schedule
    When lunchtime rolls around at today's typical high-powered workplace, you're still running on caffeine fumes, fighting the urge to turn to the vending machine or roach coach. So how do you stay on track nutritionally? Try preparing some healthy meals in advance.
  • INSANE SUMMER DEALS
    Learn more about INSANITY® Deluxe Learn more about Beachbody® Jump Mat Learn more about Slimming Formula
  • Tips for Staying Cool: Avoiding Heat Exhaustion
    As summer nears, the lure of fun in the sun becomes tempting, especially if you've been working hard at looking good in your bathing suit. But as temperatures soar, so does the threat of hyperthermia, from heat exhaustion to heat stroke. Let's take a look at how you can stay cool, stay healthy, and stay on track...even as the mercury rises.
  • Ready to Take the Challenge?
    We challenge you to commit to a healthy lifestyle, using Beachbody's proven system of fitness, nutrition, and support, to see for yourself how much your life can improve in just a few short months. Choose any of our world-class Beachbody® fitness programs, do your best, forget the rest, and when you're done, submit your transformation results to get a FREE T-SHIRT and a chance to win cash, trips, and more—up to a Grand Prize of $100,000!
  • Recipe: Original Orange-Jicama Salad
    This cool, refreshing salad combines the crunchiness of jicama with the citrusy tanginess of oranges. The perfect side dish for a balmy summer evening barbecue. (Plus it's rich in fiber!)
  • Lose Weight and Get Ripped with Virtual Exercise Buddies
    Beachbody's online workout community, WOWY SuperGym®, is all about people inspiring each other to reach their fitness goals. How does it work? Working out with a partner—even online—boosts motivation. Recent research shows how you can make the working-out-together thing work even better.
  • NOW'S THE TIME! WE'LL GET YOU STARTED
    Learn more about Power 90® Learn more about Brazil Butt Lift® Learn more about B-Lines® Resistance Bands Learn more about Meal Replacement Shake
  • Cookbook Review:
    For the discerning eater, no animal-based protein poses more of a challenge than fish. Fatty acids make it healthy. Mercury can make it toxic. Well-managed fisheries make it environmentally benevolent. Overfishing and fish farming make it an environmental nightmare. And how the heck do you cook it? Here's a new cookbook that helps you sort it all out.
  • Mother of 3 Loses 55 Pounds
    Margie had the joy of three great kids but the curse of all the remaining baby weight. Then she took on the Chalene Johnson triple threat of Turbo Jam®, ChaLEAN Extreme®, and TurboFire®. Now, 55 pounds later, she's gone from baby weight to using her children as weights.
  • Recipe: Tilapia with Mango Salsa
    Tilapia typically ranks at the top among sustainable and affordable fish, although some gourmands complain about what they call its bland flavor. This recipe features a zesty mango salsa that'll zip up any type of fish. (Mangos are currently in peak season!)
  • Sleep and Muscle Growth
    Want to work on your muscles? Get some sleep! Sounds crazy, but according to bodybuilders, trainers, coaches, and fitness experts, your body can only heal, repair, and grow during deep sleep. Why? Sleep helps restore what our bodies lose when we're awake.
  • HOW WILL YOU GET THERE? SPORTS TRAINING? FAT BURNING? RESULTS IN A HURRY? WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED
    Learn more about INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™ Learn more about CHALEAN EXTREME® Learn more about 10-MINUTE TRAINER®
  • Woman Stretching 6 Reasons Why Yoga Is a Great Way to Start the Day!
    If springing out of bed and hammering out a session of P90® Plyometrics seems like a tall order, consider getting started with a little yoga instead. Yoga increases energy, performance, mental clarity, strength, and flexibility, as well as helps strengthen the immune system, improve digestion, and ease anxiety.
  • Tarah Carr Lost 49 Pounds with TurboFire
    Watch the inspiring story of Meghan K., who lost 109 pounds with ChaLEAN Extreme® and was one of our Beachbody® Grand Prize winners this year. If you're ready to "commit to get fit," you could be the big winner next year at TheBeachbodyChallenge.com.
  • Recipe: Three-Fruit Sherbet
    We're havin' a heat wave, a tropical heat wave...but that's no excuse to get your exercise chasing the ice cream truck. Here's a frosty treat that takes advantage of the great fruits that are in season right now—it's also super easy to make. You don't even need an ice cream maker.
  • Deep Sea Deliciousness: A Guide to Edible Seaweed
    You've probably seen tons of seaweed in the waves or along the beach, but did you know it's actually a delicious, nutritious, and surprisingly popular food? If you've had sushi or miso soup—even salad dressing, pudding, or ice cream—odds are, you've eaten seaweed. Let's take a look at the five most common types of edible seaweed.
  • IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO MAKE IT A SLIM SUMMER
    Learn more about Slim in 6® Learn more about Slimming Formula Learn more about B-LINES® Resistance Bands
  • 5 Ways to Get Your Workout Space in Shape
    You've turned your living room, garage, bedroom, or office into your personal gym. But how can you help yourself think of it in a new way? With just a bit of arranging, you can create an organized, functional space that'll encourage you and motivate you to keep moving. Here are five simple ideas to make your workout area a place you'll love to go to get sweaty and fit.
  • Tarah Carr Lost 49 Pounds with TurboFire
    Tarah Carr ate out of boredom and ended up weighing 162 pounds. Her husband, who was doing P90X®, introduced her to Beachbody®. Looking through what Beachbody programs had to offer, Tarah found TurboFire® and lost 49 pounds and 31.5 inches. See her amazing transformation!
  • Recipe: Fresh Pea Soup
    Ever wonder why you rarely see fresh peas in the produce section of your supermarket? That's because the harvest season for fresh peas is exceptionally short, which is why they're usually found either frozen or canned. But if you hurry now, you can get fresh shelling peas from your local farmers' market before the season ends. Here's a delicious summer recipe for fresh pea soup.
  • The Body Symphonic: 6 Steps to Orchestrating the Perfect Fitness Regimen
    The coolest part of a symphony is watching all the players just before they start. In that single millisecond, with the rise of the conductor's baton, we're transformed from audience member to participant. Now, what if transforming your body was as simple as lifting that baton? Let's look at 6 Steps to Orchestrating the Perfect Regimen.
  • We'll Help You Get SLIM AND SEXY
    Learn more about Slim in 6® Learn more about TurboFire® Learn more about Yoga Booty Ballet® Ab & Butt Makeover
  • Cookbook Review: Super Natural Cooking
    Chef Heidi Swanson will assuredly convert even the most diehard refined flour user to the ways of natural, whole food with her cookbook, Super Natural Cooking. While this is, technically, a cookbook, it can also be considered a primer in the ways of whole foods, divided into five chapters. Let's take a look.
  • Chalene's Tips on Spousal Support
    Just because you're on a health kick doesn't necessarily mean your spouse is. Chalene Johnson, creator of TurboFire®, shares her tips on how to set a good example and for getting you and your spouse on the same journey to a healthier lifestyle.
  • Recipe: Rainbow Salsa
    Here's a colorful, tasty, healthful salad that's perfect for serving as a dip, on traditional favorites like tacos and burritos, or on burgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill. Enjoy!
  • 4 Healthy Fats from Fruits
    Most fruits and vegetables have very little fat. But there are exceptions, and working them into your diet can provide your body with healthy fat it needs to help lower bad cholesterol while raising good cholesterol. Plus this fatty produce has lots of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Let's take a look at how to incorporate it into your healthy diet.
  • SUMMER'S HERE! BUT IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET IN SWIMSUIT SHAPE
    Learn more about Brazil Butt Lift® Learn more about 10-Minute Trainer®
  • Confessions of a Former Workaholic: 6 Easy Ways to Find Time for Fitness
    I'm a recovering overworked corporate executive. But despite my crazy schedule and job dissatisfaction, I always managed to find time for fitness, because I knew that taking care of my body was key to both my physical and emotional health. Now I work for myself, and running a business has a new set of challenges, including how to fit fitness into my new schedule.
  • Beachbody Helps RainCatcher Bring Clean Water to Those in Need
    RainCatcher is a remarkable nonprofit organization that dedicates itself to providing clean water for people who desperately need it. Beachbody—and our Coaches—have been working with RainCatcher to help them continue to do their vitally important work.
  • Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Shakeology
    At this year's 2011 Beachbody Coach Summit, the Shakeology® chefs came out in force with the ultimate recipes they'd developed to shake up their daily Shakeology regimen. In the Greenberry category, the winner was Sharon T. Her yummy recipe marries the deliciousness of cream cheese and strawberries to the health benefits of Greenberry Shakeology—try it today!
  • Success Stories from the 2011 Beachbody Summit
    Gregg's life before P90X® was pretty unhealthy. Breakfast was two cigarettes, a king-size candy bar, and a cup of coffee. Every day, he'd smoke two packs of cigarettes and eat fast food for lunch and dinner. At night he’d nap on the couch or watch TV until 9:00 or 10:00 PM, followed by more unhealthy food. But P90X helped him change all that.
  • Success Stories from the 2011 Beachbody Summit (cont.)
    Meghan was always a heavy kid; she turned to food to cope. When she got married in 2004, she weighed almost 250 pounds and wore a size 22 wedding dress. She felt depressed and hopeless and was growing apart from her husband. She settled for less in every aspect of her life because she didn't feel like she deserved anything good. Then she met up with her Team Beachbody® Coach and started turning things around.
  • Say Goodbye to the Food Pyramid!
    The USDA's retired their food pyramid plan and introduced MyPlate: a new, improved representation of how they think the general public should eat. The new graphic features a plate filled with equal portions of veggies and grains, smaller but still substantial portions of fruits and proteins, and a small(ish) serving of dairy. There's a lot about MyPlate that works, but there are still some areas that could use some improving.
  • The World's Healthiest Foods
    There's no shortage of information out there about healthy foods. Everywhere you look, someone's telling you to eat this superfood or that superfood. It's all great advice, but most of the time, there's not a lot of follow-through. So big kudos to George Mateljan for assembling The World's Healthiest Foods, in my opinion the world's ultimate resource for which foods are healthy, what's healthy about them, how to pick them, and how to prepare them.
  • Beachbody Summit 2011
    Weren't in Los Angeles last weekend? Then you missed the biggest Beachbody event yet: the 2011 Beachbody Summit Awards, new product announcements, and more than 2,000 people working out at once with Debbie, Chalene, Brett, Leandro, Shaun, Donna, and Tony in the L.A. Live Nokia Plaza.
  • Recipe: Crocked Coconut Macaroon Shakeology
    At this year's 2011 Beachbody Coach Summit, the Shakeology® chefs came out in force with the ultimate recipes they'd developed to shake up their daily Shakeology regimen. In the Chocolate category, the winner was Suzy F. She's lost 25 pounds with INSANITY® and Shakeology, and she actually had to have her dress altered so it wouldn't fall off when she went up to receive her award!
  • 8 Ways to Avoid Summer Weight Gain
    For many people, summer means "all-inclusive" vacations on cruises or at resorts. This also means all-you-can-eat buffets and lots of lounging by the pool. So how can you enjoy your vacation to the fullest without derailing the healthy eating and exercise plan you've established?
  • CATCH THE FIRE WITH CHALENE JOHNSON
    Learn more about TurboFire® Learn more about ChaLEAN Extreme® Learn more about B-LINES® Resistance Bands
  • Make Mine Melon!
    There's nothing bad about melon. It's yummy, super good for you, and great to serve at picnics. In truth, nobody really needs to explain why you should be eating more melon. But let's take a moment and learn a few details you might not know about this delightful fruit.
  • Recipe: Frozen Shakeology Pops
    Ready for a frosty treat that's as healthy as it is delicious? Try this recipe for frozen Shakeology pops. They're simple to mix up and freeze, and best of all, there's no guilt—just icy-cold choco-peanutty refreshment!
  • Seasonal Summer Produce
    Ah, summer! The word conjures up images of warm, lazy days sunning on the beach, running through sprinklers, and reclining in a hammock in the shade catching up on a good book. The start of summer also means it's time for all the fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables we love.
  • THE SUMMER OF NO EXCUSES!
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  • Could Getting Moving Be Your Muse?
    For the first couple decades of my life, I looked at exercise as a "need-to-do" activity, as opposed to a "want-to-do" activity. Then, one fateful night around my 25th birthday, a disheveled Australian showed up at my door with an ancient surfboard and announced that at dawn, like it or not, I was going to learn to surf. The next morning, my life changed forever.
  • FREE INSANITY: THE ASYLUM T-Shirt
    Did you get INSANE results after 30 days from THE ASYLUM? Shaun T has the deets for how you can turn those results into a free T-shirt.
  • Recipe: Blueberry Buckle
    Here's a delicious, guilt-free dessert that combines the healthy goodness of steel-cut oats with sweet, antioxidant-rich blueberries. Enjoy!
  • 5 Ways to Make Over Your Veggies
    Everybody knows they're supposed to eat their vegetables. They're loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, and most have practically no calories. So what's not to like? For many, the answer is "the taste." If this sounds familiar, how do you make yourself choke down your veggies without the aid of cheese sauce or a deep fryer?
  • GO FOR THE BURN THIS SUMMER!
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  • Food Trucks: Navigating Your Way to Healthy Roadside Eats
    You can avoid fast food by driving past it, but what happens when these restaurants start driving to you? Meet the newest culinary craze: the food truck. They're everywhere; they even announce their schedules via Web sites, Facebook®, and Twitter®. But what if you want to stick with your healthy nutrition plan? Let's look at some healthier options for food truck feasting.
  • Chris H. Goes INSANE!
    At 240 pounds with a 38-inch waist, Chris H. was getting desperate. Now 60 days of INSANITY® and 35 pounds later, Chris shares his amazing results.
  • Recipe: Tuscan Bean Salad
    Looking for something healthy to take to a summer potluck or BBQ that's not going to bum everyone out? Check out this delicious, nutritious bean salad that's rich in fiber and low in fat—and looks as good as it tastes.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Shakeology creator on FOX News
    Superfood hunter and Shakeology creator Darin Olien was recently profiled on KTTV FOX 11 in Los Angeles. Take a look at how Darin finds the best superfoods in the world.
  • Seafood Done Smart
    Seafood is a great source of protein, generally low in fat and reasonably low in cholesterol. Unfortunately, there are downsides to eating fish, including potential harm to your body and the environment. Here's how to find the right fish to grace your dinner table.
  • THE WEATHER'S GETTING HOT . . . ARE YOU?
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  • Takeout Tips and Traps
    In a perfect world, we'd all be able to spend each morning browsing the farmers' market for the ideal seasonal produce, then spend the afternoon making a nutritious meal that would bring a tear to Martha Stewart's eye. But in reality, you might have to resort to the delivery menu.
  • Getting in Navy SEAL Shape!
    lilvietsolja knew he was too skinny and too out of shape to achieve his dream of becoming a Navy SEAL. Then an actual Navy SEAL tipped him off to P90X®. Now he's on his way to packing on the muscle.
  • Recipe: Parmesan Fish Fillets
    Here's a light, high-protein dish that's super-easy to prepare and will work with almost any kind of fish that's in season. And most of the ingredients are things you might already have in your pantry. Fast, delicious, and nutritious!
  • Go Healthy. Go Asian!
    The cuisine of Asia offers distinctive seasonings, herbs, and spices used in everything from Chinese stir-fries to Vietnamese spring rolls, which means not having to rely on high fat and high sodium for flavor. One bonus of this? Whether they're sweet, sour, spicy, or savory, here's how to bring the flavors of Asia into your kitchen for a palate-pleasing meal.
  • GET IN SHAPE FOR SUMMERTIME IN NO TIME!
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  • 10 Urban Food Myths
    There have always been rumors about food. Remember the one about the deep-fried rat, or the kid commercial actor who died from combining fizzy explosive candy with cola? It seems like there's always some story making the rounds about a grocery item that will poison you or a food that will miraculously cure what ails you. Here are some myths we were able to dismiss.
  • INSANITY: THE ASYLUM Customer Review
    Wanna get a peek at Shaun T's brand-new INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™ workout? Carey P. gives us a taste of Vertical Plyo, or as she calls it, "the most difficult Beachbody workout I've ever done."
  • Recipe: Spinach Stir-Fry
    Here's a great vegan/vegetarian dish (depending on which stock you use) that makes a great side dish for an Asian meal. If you want to kick up the portion size, this tasty stir-fry could serve as the main course—or even the entire meal. Popeye would be proud.
  • Delicious and Healthy Mexican Food
    Overstuffed burritos, deep-fried chimichangas, and greasy enchiladas smothered in cheese are prominently featured on the menus of most Mexican restaurants in the United States. In reality, however, genuine Mexican cuisine is very different. Colorful vegetables, flavorful salsas, grilled seafood, whole grains, and a variety of beans make up the backbone of the authentic Mexican diet.
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  • 7 Tips to Keep Cool on the Cheap
    Summer is almost upon us and that means heat, heat, heat. Here in California, we're always looking for ways to beat the heat. Other parts of the country are also likely to experience long, hot summers this year, and with the price of fuel and electricity going through the roof, cranking up the air conditioning seems like a less feasible option all the time.
  • Plantain Tacos
    Here's a great vegan recipe featuring a top-tier ingredient from Michi's Ladder. After you sweat out a bunch of minerals during a great workout, plantains contain the magnesium and potassium your body craves.
  • Recipe: Mexican Frittata
    Not quite an omelet. Not really a quiche. What it is, however, is delicious! This high-protein dish features a healthy combo of eggs and egg whites, along with peppers, onions, and your favorite salsa. ¡Olè!
  • 6 Reasons Yoga's Great for Guys
    All right, gentlemen—how often have you been in this situation? It's Thursday afternoon and you got off work a little early. It's been a stressful week and you could use a good sweat, so you pop in a P90X® workout. Which one do you pick? I'm betting your first choice isn't Yoga X, which is sad, because yoga probably has more to offer the typical brute-force-lovin', emotion-repressin', stretch-avoidin', pain-ignorin' American male than it does to any other human being on the planet.
  • SUMMER'S ALMOST HERE
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  • 7 Substitutes for Diet-Killing Picnic Foods
    It's almost summertime, which brings the incongruous collision of picnic season and swimsuit season. The weather's perfect for hiking, camping, barbecuing, and days at the beach—lots of opportunities for outdoor exercise, but just as many opportunities to pig out at pool parties, luaus, outdoor festivals, and county fairs. Here are some foods to try avoiding during the dog days of summer, and some ideas for substitutions for picnic favorites.
  • Working Out in Small Spaces
    It's great not to have to drive to the gym. You save on gas, time, parking, and hassle. But sometimes it's hard to work out in limited home spaces. Here are some tips from Tony Horton for working out in small spaces.
  • Recipe: Apple Fruit Salad
    Now that warmer weather's on its way, here's a lovely, light, refreshing fruit salad for you to enjoy. The name spells it all out: The emphasis here is on the apples, which give this salad both crunch and flavor. Choose your favorite crisp variety and leave the peels on for added color and fiber!
  • Summer Reading: 3 Book Reviews
    I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume you're thiiiiiis close to reaching your summer fitness goals. That means you're almost ready to hit the beach, pool, or front lawn in that sexy new bathing suit and let the world see what you're made of. Lounging around and looking fabulous does get a little boring, doesn't it? Beachbody® to the rescue with some great books to keep you busy.
  • CATCH THE FIRE WITH CHALENE JOHNSON
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  • 9 Ways to Eat Healthily (and Cheaply)
    A recent study found that eating 2,000 calories' worth of junk food per day costs less than one-tenth as much as buying 2,000 calories' worth of healthy, nutrient-dense cuisine. It is possible, however, to eat healthily while saving money. Here are nine tips for getting the most nutritional bang for your buck.
  • Want to See The Biggest Loser in Person?
    The Biggest Loser and RevAbs® trainer Brett Hoebel has two tickets to the May 24th season finale of The Biggest Loser in Los Angeles. From now until May 13th if you "Like" Brett Hoebel on Facebook or Twitter, you'll be entered to win. And if you're already a fan, you're already entered! Don't miss out!
  • Foxy at 48!
    Check out Pam's incredible transformation using ChaLEAN Extreme®. She's smaller, leaner, and tighter than she's ever been.
  • Recipe: Flaxseed Waffles
    Waffles are a breakfast treat we usually don't think of as being all that healthy, but the addition of ground flaxseed ups the fiber, protein, and omega-3s, as well as important nutrients like B vitamins, calcium, and iron.
  • Hell Month in THE ASYLUM
    Even if you never played football, you've probably heard the term Hell Week. This is generally the first official week of football practice, which takes place before the start of school so the coaches can put the hammer down and not have to worry about whether or not the players can walk to class when they're done. It's essentially designed to condense preseason conditioning into one weeklong period. Beachbody's latest workout program, INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™, follows this example. Except instead of Hell Week, you're in for Hell Month, which promises to have you ready for a season of pretty much anything.
  • SHAUN T IS WINNING
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  • The Good, the Bad, and the Oily: 9 Cooking Oils and How They Perform in Your Kitchen and in Your Body
    The notion of extracting the oil from food—like fruit, seeds, legumes, and grains—has been around for thousands of years. Since then, we've learned that certain oils—specifically olive, avocado, canola, sunflower, grapeseed, sesame, coconut (really!), peanut, and corn oils—can augment our diets in ways that are both healthy and delicious. But questions remain: virgin or extra-virgin? Refined or cold-pressed? Cooking temperature? Smoke point? Shelf life? Here we walk you through the ins and outs of your healthiest cooking oil options.
  • INSANITY: THE ASYLUM Is Here!
    Shaun T has been taking INSANITY to a whole new level of commitment. By combining drills from all Shaun's favorite sports disciplines, INSANITY: THE ASYLUM is going to make you Dig Deeper® than you ever have before.
  • Recipe: Tuna Avocado Salad
    From the INSANITY: THE ASYLUM nutrition plan, here's an easy-to-prepare recipe that'll take care of all your daily omega-3 needs, with healthy fats from tuna and avocados to keep you feeling full and fit.
  • Sour on Milk? 5 Healthy Dairy Substitutes
    So you've made the decision to go dairy free for health, diet, and/or allergy reasons. Maybe you're trying to avoid lactose. Maybe you just don't like the way the dairy industry tends to treat cows. But here's the rub: You love milk! So what are you going to do? Fear not, it's easy to avoid lactose and still get your fill of acceptable liquid dairy substitutes. Let's take a look at five very diverse alternatives to cows' milk.
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  • 5 Fun Summer Beach and Water Sports for Fitness
    Summer's just around the corner. Soon it'll be time to take advantage of the long days and warm temperatures to break out of your winter workout habits and take it to the lake, river, or sandy beach of your choice. Summer is, after all, about having fun and enjoying time with your family and friends. But there's no reason that has to mean spending all day in a lawn chair eating barbecued pork and drinking Bud Light®. Why not cut loose and try one of these outdoor activities?
  • Milkology 101
    If you're adding milk to your daily dose of Shakeology®, you might be aware of milk's benefits, but unaware of the added fat and calories. We'll give you the skinny on all things milk.
  • Recipe: Quinoa Salad
    Here's one of Shaun T's favorites from his brand-new workout program, INSANITY: THE ASYLUM. Healthy and filling, this salad can help get you through your most extreme workouts.
  • The Down-Low on Dairy
    Milk: Does it really do a body good? Most of us are familiar with this advertising catchphrase. It's also one of the most parodied slogans in history. A quick headline search reveals a slew of send-ups, ranging from the straightforward to the sarcastic. Whether or not we should consume dairy products is one of the most common dietary issues in the news, yet there still doesn't seem to be a definitive answer. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of dairy.
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  • Soy: Magic Bean or Tragic Bean?
    Soy prevents cancer. Soy lowers "bad" cholesterol. Soy prevents osteoporosis. Hooray! Bring on the tofu! But wait . . . soy suppresses thyroid function. Soy hinders testosterone. Soy causes cancer. Welcome to the food wars. On one side, Big Business tells us what to eat. On the other side, watchdog groups tell us we're being poisoned. From the wings, the media screams about the battle at the top of its lungs. In the middle stands our poor diet, constantly scrutinized. Sooner or later, everything we eat is either branded the next superfood fad or the devil incarnate. Every now and then, a food comes along that gets to be both. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you soy.
  • Elena's INSANE Results!
    Elena was so depressed about her weight she would cry herself to sleep at night. But her life was about to change in an INSANE way. Check out her inspirational story and see what she looks like now—55 pounds later!
  • Recipe: Soba Salad with Asian Vegetables and Golden Tofu
    Here's an Eastern-inspired salad you can make a meal of. Lots of yummy veggies, protein-rich tofu, and a delicious ginger-sesame-soy dressing. It requires a little extra prep, but it's totally worth it.
  • Vegetarianism: An Easy Guide to Meat-Free Eating
    Remember the first time you came home for a holiday from college? Your mom had a good home-cooked meal of tofu, kale, asparagus and quinoa waiting for you on the table, right? Maybe not. Odds are it was a giant meaty-meat fest with a side of meat. However, every year, there are more and more vegans, vegetarians, and people who just follow a "vegetable-inclined" diet. So does being a vegetarian mean you have to survive on sprouts and wheat grass? Could you get the kind of body you're aiming for and still be healthy?
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  • Pros and Cons of Going Vegetarian
    Missy Costello, Tony Horton's personal chef, talks about the ups and downs of cooking and eating a vegetarian diet, and shares how she makes sure vegetarian Tony gets the protein he needs.
  • For the Love of Garlic
    Garlic has long been touted as a super-healthy food, and there are many groups, fan clubs, festivals, restaurants, and even the whole town of Gilroy, California, devoted to this beloved "stinking rose." It's also supposed to ward off vampires, but let's leave that for the Twilight set. We here at Beachbody®are just interested in the basic nutritional facts, ma'am, so I've delved into the spicy world of garlic to find out why, in addition to being a vital part of good cooking of all kinds, it's so good for you nutritionally.
  • Chalene Johnson Sets GMA on Fire!
    If you weren't an early bird last week, you might have missed TurboFire® creator Chalene Johnson putting the HIIT (that's High Intensity Interval Training) on one of the hosts of ABC's Good Morning America. You can catch the fire here, though.
  • Recipe: Brown Rice Italiano
    It's rice! It's a salad! However you decide to classify it, it's a tasty vegetarian dish with a pleasing variety of ingredients—including the always-welcome zing of garlic.
  • 9 Appetite-Suppressing Foods
    If you're like most people, conquering your appetite is one of the biggest challenges you face in your fitness and weight loss journey. As soon as the word "diet" crosses your lips, you may find yourself craving all the junk you know you're not supposed to eat. The secret is eating the right foods to help calm the cravings for the wrong ones.
  • TONY HORTON TIMES THREE
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  • How to Trick Yourself into Eating Healthy Food
    In a perfect world, countries would stop fighting, cars would emit rose-scented oxygen, and broccoli would taste like chocolate cake. Sadly, that's not the case. But there's always hope. Beachbody® may not be able to stop wars or global warming (yet), but we can certainly give you a few tips on getting your veggies to taste better.
  • Healthy Eating Tip: Mini-Meals and Snacks
    March is National Nutrition Month, and Slim in 6® creator Debbie Siebers has some healthy eating tips that'll help you in your efforts to get and stay fit, like how to plan mini-meals and snacks in advance so you can resist the temptation to fall back on unhealthy fast food.
  • Recipe: Southwestern Salad
    This salad isn't your traditional leafy variety—rather, it's a medley of flavorful ingredients that'll make your taste buds feel like they're cruising old Route 66 from Amarillo to the West Coast!
  • The 5 Best Fats for Getting Lean
    You might think that to lose weight, you need to cut the fat out of your meals. But research shows that a moderate-fat diet (with about 35 percent of calories consumed coming from fat) will help you drop pounds permanently, feel full longer, and avoid bingeing. The trick is to eat the right kind of fat to increase satisfaction and boost weight loss. Here's why it's important to eat fat—and we offer five of the best fat sources to add to your diet.
  • Fire Up Your Results!
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  • P90X on Capitol Hill
    It's not just budgets that are getting cut on Capitol Hill. In a rare act of bipartisanship, Congress members from both sides of the aisle are Bringing It with P90X. Tony Horton recently made the front page of The Wall Street Journal with the story.
  • 4 Facts about Fat
    We always talk about wanting to lose weight, but that's not really what we mean. We're really talking about losing fat, getting rid of the spare tire, turning the keg into a six-pack. It's about more than getting ready for swimsuit season or squeezing back into your "skinny" jeans, though. So what exactly is a healthy body fat percentage?
  • Understanding Fats
    Although the word "fat" can set off warning signals for many people trying to achieve or maintain a healthy body weight, it's important to know that certain types of fat are good—even necessary—in a healthy diet. Here, Danny Teeson shows you which fats you need and which ones to steer clear of.
  • Recipe: Dreamy Avocado Dressing
    Here's a terrific way to dress up a salad and really make it sing! Follow quantities as written for a thicker dressing that also makes a terrific dip. Add more yogurt for a creamier texture that makes it a little easier to toss. Either way, it's outstanding!
  • Big Breakfasts for Big Results
    It seems like forever since Mom told us breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but one study shows it's actually true—she wasn't just nagging us. So what's the big deal about breakfast? And what is a big breakfast anyway? It doesn't seem like the lumberjack special at the local diner would do much to get the pounds off, so what should we be eating? Here's some information about how a hearty breakfast high in both protein and carbs can help you lose weight.
  • TONY HORTON'S TRIPLE THREAT
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  • Brett Hoebel Brings It to Extra
    Brett Hoebel and the RevAbs® Core Crew were on Extra for Workout Wednesdays at The Grove in Los Angeles where they got the crowd working out on the famous mall's trolley tracks.
  • 6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Kitchen
    It's springtime, which for a lot of us means it's time to do a deep-clean of our homes—throwing out the old, organizing the new, storing the winter clothes, and getting ready for warmer weather and a fresh start. For others, it's the beginning of another season of denial about how squalid our living conditions have become. Even more than New Year's, Spring is a good time to make some new resolutions and create an environment that'll make us want to keep them. Here are some ideas for getting your kitchen into shape.
  • Recession-Proof Ingredients
    In today's uncertain economic times, everyone's looking for ways to save money while staying healthy. What's one of the best ways? Stock your kitchen with recession-proof ingredients that are both healthy and easy on your wallet.
  • Recipe: Mexi-Cal Breakfast Tacos
    It may say "breakfast" in the name, but these tasty tacos are great for lunch or dinner too! Tofu and fresh vegetables mingle with savory Mexican spices for a treat that's delectable no matter what time of day you decide to enjoy them.
  • 6 Ways to Fire Up Your Metabolism
    It can be discouraging when your results don't match the efforts you're putting into getting in shape. But instead of giving up on your fitness program, try making just a few easy changes to your diet and your lifestyle. Sometimes the smallest things—like getting more protein in the morning or enough rest at night—can lead to the biggest weight loss surprises.
  • CATCH THE FIRE WITH CHALENE JOHNSON
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  • 7 Myths about Sleep
    Numerous sleep studies over the years have set forth a variety of different theories, often conflicting, regarding sleep (and the lack thereof). Here are seven sleep myths and some information that indicates that it might not always be best to believe everything you were told when you were a kid.
  • Debbie's Tips for Sleep
    Slim in 6® creator Debbie Siebers (with her best friend Barney) shares her tips for relaxing and getting some quality shuteye during National Sleep Awareness Week.
  • Calling All Hip Hop Abs and Body Gospel Success Stories!
    You could win $25,000! If you've gotten into great shape using Hip Hop Abs or Body Gospel, you could be eligible to enter the Million Dollar Body Game®. But don't wait! The deadline to enter is Friday, March 11. Check out the video and enter today!
  • Recipe: Spinach Salad with Turkey
    High in protein and low in calories, this simple salad is perfect for lunch or dinner. Feel free to mix things up by adding your favorite crisp raw vegetables, or replacing the turkey with fish, chicken, or the vegetarian protein source of your choice!
  • 6 Simple Rules for Eating Sugar
    Few topics boggle the minds of dieters and fitness enthusiasts the way sugar does. Is this simple carbohydrate the key to unlocking elite sports performance? Or is it the chains that drag our country deeper and deeper into the obesity epidemic? Annoyingly, the answer is "both." But before you throw your hands up in frustration and grab yourself a Twinkie®, let's take a minute to talk about sugar. It's not as complex as it seems.
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  • Salt: Taste Bud Thriller or Silent Killer?
    Salt: No fat. No calories. Not to mention it's delicious! What's not to love? Well, as most of us know, too much salt can be a major contributor to high blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, or kidney disorders. But our bodies also need a certain amount of salt every day, because it's required by all cells to maintain fluid balance, and it's vital for proper nerve and muscle function. So how much salt should we be consuming?
  • How Much Salt Is Too Much?
    Traditionally, salt has always been a major component of the American diet. But how much is too much? Let's take a look at our national addiction to sodium.
  • Recipe: Low-Sodium Mixed Pickles
    Here's a recipe for a colorful assortment of pickled veggies that have the tangy zip of cider vinegar and spices—without any added salt!
  • Recipe Tips for the Lazy Chef
    Imagine being able to make yourself three hot meals a day without dirtying even one pot. It can be done! All you need is a little ingenuity and a stark phobia of the kitchen sink.
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  • Down and Dirty One-Pot Meals
    For a lot of us, an elegant sit-down family dinner means serving the chicken without the bucket. Having to work until 5:00 or 6:00 at night and then having to come home and whip up something your children will eat that won't get you reported to Protective Services can be a challenge for anyone.
  • Healthy Eating Tips: Baked Tempeh Squares
    Missy Costello, Tony Horton's personal chef, walks you through how to make one of his favorite recipes, Baked Tempeh Squares. (Although when you watch the video, you'll notice that they're technically triangles. Yeah, we like to challenge traditional definitions here at Beachbody®.)
  • Recipe: Reduced-Fat Meatloaf
    Who among us (carnivores and omnivores, at least) doesn't love a good meatloaf? And with 24 grams of protein per serving and lots of healthy veggies, this recipe will let you feed your craving for this classic American comfort food without sending your good eating habits off the rails.
  • 10 Reasons to Eat Organically-and Locally
    "Think globally, act locally" isn't just for bumper stickers anymore. This grassroots politics–type slogan has become an important way of thinking about where your next meal should come from. But the implications here are far more than political. Buying local—as well as organic—foods allows you to protect your family by feeding them in the safest way possible.
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  • 10 Great Vegetarian Sources of Protein
    Anyone who's read the latest studies about high-protein diets knows that we need to get a substantial amount of protein in our diets—about a third of a gram for every pound of body weight. Meat provides one of our best and most readily available sources of protein, but there are a lot of good reasons to think about cutting back or cutting out our consumption of animal products to satisfy our protein needs.
  • The Ins and Outs of Organic Food
    What does "organic" mean? What makes a fruit or vegetable organic? What about meat? And what are the benefits of buying and consuming organic foods rather than conventionally grown ones?
  • Recipe: Vegetable Minestrone with White Beans
    With 9 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber per serving, this soup is rich, hearty, healthy...and vegan! Just the thing to help you make it through the last few remaining weeks of winter (if you can trust that Pennsylvanian rodent's prognosticative powers).
  • 4 Great Winter Sports Workouts
    So far, it's been a brutal winter—and there's no better excuse than freezing cold weather for staying inside (and doing a Beachbody® workout!). But there comes a time when you just have to make a break from the confines of your living room and get outside. The great news is that winter sports are fantastic cross-training workouts because they require more balance than many summer sports. Also, they each utilize a set of muscles different from your usual workout.
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  • How Fitness Changed My Life
    I'm learning that when you decide to eat right and exercise regularly, the person you become will have it pretty easy, and life will no longer seem quite as hard. Until I got really fit, I used to have so many problems. Everything seemed difficult and daunting. There was a lot of drama and conflict. I was lazy, tired, and overwhelmed. I didn't have the feel-good brain chemistry of a person who was firing on all cylinders from making better choices. Life was a struggle. But I had no clue that my poor diet and erratic physical activity were the reasons for my misery.
  • Food Diaries Double Weight Loss!
    Paper and pen are mighty weapons in the fight against obesity—participants in a 6-month weight loss study found that those who kept daily records of their food intake and calorie counts lost more than twice as much weight as those who kept no records at all.
  • Recipe: Baked Trout Ole!
    Want mega-protein with mega-flavor? Here's a quick and easy way to prepare trout (or any favorite fish) in zesty, citrusy, south-of-the border-y style. ¡Olé!
  • Jack LaLanne: 1914-2011
    Jack, you lied. You said if you died it would ruin your image, but now that you're gone, nothing has changed. You were THE fitness icon yesterday; you're THE fitness icon today. Without you, it's impossible to say if there would even be a fitness industry. You started it, you grew it—your influence never waned, and you are still its leader. I think it's safe to say your image is, and always will be, intact. Jack LaLanne is my hero.
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  • Beat the Winter "Blahs" with Exercise
    Feeling a post-holiday letdown? Tired of shorter days and early nights? Wondering how you can get through the dark months as you pine for summer sunshine? Fear not. Increasingly, science is proving that if you can peel yourself off the couch and put one foot in front of the other, you'll feel better, both about yourself and the world.
  • Brett Hoebel Joins The Biggest Loser
    Congratulations to Brett Hoebel, creator of RevAbs®, who was recently revealed to be the newest trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser. Watch Brett Tuesday nights all season as he helps change people's lives.
  • Recipe: Honey-Mustard Salmon
    Here's a tasty last-minute dish that's easy to prepare and even easier to clean up (especially if you remember to put aluminum foil in the broiler pan first). Just 7 minutes in the oven, and voilà!
  • Sugar Addiction Detox 101
    Sugar, sweet sugar—a delightful minute on the tongue in exchange for what feels like a lifetime on the hips. But weight gain isn't the only consequence of eating too much sugar. Ready for the not-so-sweet truth? Overconsumption of processed sugar can contribute to a number of conditions, including tooth decay and type 2 diabetes, while cutting back on sugar can help you shed excess weight, increase your energy, and improve your concentration. Ready to kick-start your sugar detox?
  • Lose BIG with Brett Hoebel and Shaun T
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  • 5 Tips for Getting More Whole Fruit in Your Diet
    All right, so no processed sugar. High fructose corn syrup is definitely out of the question. And now science is finally proving that all those artificially sweetened sodas we've been quaffing so virtuously are just as bad for us as sugar is, and probably worse. What's someone with a sweet tooth to do? The answer is the fruit, the whole fruit, and nothing but the fruit. While fruit juice contains some vitamins, you're really missing out on the lion's share of nutrients if you deprive yourself of the whole fruit.
  • Carbs: Friend or Foe?
    Contrary to certain diet fads, carbohydrates are an essential part of daily nutrition. But not all carbs are created equal. Find out which ones will help you achieve your fitness goals, and which ones will likely stand in your way.
  • Recipe: Low-Fat Plum Bran Muffins
    Dump the donut and scrap the scone. This is a low-sugar, low-fat alternative to get your day off to a healthy start. By combining the natural sweetness of fruit with heart-healthy fiber, you'll never miss the sugar and grease.
  • The 8-Week Transition Diet
    The 6-Week Transition Diet was one of the first things I ever wrote for Beachbody®, way back in 2001. It's remained popular ever since; in fact, in 2005, I gave it a facelift and increased it from 6 weeks to 8. Five years on, it's time to dust it off and spruce it up for the modern age.
  • Shaun T and Tony Horton Have Your . . . RESOLUTION SOLUTION
    Learn more about Hip Hop Abs® Learn more about 10-Minute Trainer® Learn more about 2-Day Fast Formula® Learn more about Weighted Gloves
  • The Tao of Beachbody
    Everyone loves that old Tony Horton chestnut, "Do your best and forget the rest." It's catchy and insightful, and it sticks in your brain like only a good mantra can. But here's something you might not know about this little bon mot. It's also part of a 2,500-year-old Asian philosophy called Taoism that's prevalent in most things Beachbody. Taoism espouses moderation in all things and has had a huge influence on our society, as it's informed the decisions of heads of state, rock stars, and, most importantly, our Beachbody trainers.
  • Meet Steve Edwards
    If you've spent any time around Beachbody, you know his name. He tests all our programs. He tells you what to eat. He answers your questions on the Message Boards. He writes articles (like the one in this very newsletter) to help you get in the best shape of your life. Now you can get to know our favorite fitness guru in this video profile.
  • Recipe: Turkey and Wild Rice
    OK, Thanksgiving was 2 months ago . . . it's cool to have turkey again, right? It's one of the best lean protein sources around, so we should be thankful for it more than once a year. This tasty recipe is low in fat, with a great protein-carb balance, and is easy to prepare.
  • 6 More Super-Healthy Exotic Fruits
    Just when you thought it was safe to sit back and peel a banana, we're back with a new list of six more little bundles of sweet, exotic fruity goodness. They're delicious and nutritious, and your friends will think you're, like, totally fancy if you bust them out at your next shindig.
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside, but in Brazil, IT'S ON FIRE!
    Learn more about Brazil Butt Lift® Learn more about TurboFire® Learn more about Slimming Formula Learn more about P90X Results and Recovery Formula®
  • The Truth about Belly Fat
    Tired of that gut or "beer belly"? Find out why these unsightly inches are real health hazards, and learn how to eliminate them with extreme prejudice.
  • Win $25,000 in the Team Beachbody Game!
    Are you a Success Story for P90X® or Brazil Butt Lift? (If you did another program, keep checking your newsletter for details . . . your chance is coming up soon.) Just enter your story by January 14th at 11:59 PM (PT) for a chance to win $25,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles to work out with your favorite Beachbody® trainer.
  • Bring Home BRING IT!
    Tony Horton's putting the X in MMXI (that's 2011 to non-Romans)! The Master of Motivation's new book Bring It! hit bookshelves on December 21st. You can order yours now.
  • Cellulite: Hold the Cottage Cheese, Please
    One of the most hated words in the English language must surely be cellulite. Sure, you can hide it beneath clothing, but once bikini season hits, it's all over. While there's no way yet to completely rid your body of cellulite, here are a few ways to help improve its appearance.
  • Recipe: Fruit Skewers with Yogurt Dip
    This is a fun treat for kids and adults alike. You can also substitute other favorite fruits (especially seasonal ones) for the ones featured here.
  • 7 Key Foods to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Workout
    At some point in your hooked-in, hard-core Beachbody® experience, or even if you're just getting started, this thought may cross your mind: Wish I could get results even faster. Well, now you can.
  • It's Not Too Late!
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  • Bring Home BRING IT!
    Tony Horton's putting the X in MMXI (that's 2011 to non-Romans)! The Master of Motivation's new book Bring It! hit bookshelves on December 21st. You can order yours now at the following online retailers.
  • 10 Ways to a New You
    Most of us make resolutions to change ourselves for the better in the upcoming year. While the practice of making health-related resolutions tends to be great for business at Beachbody (or any health and fitness company), these resolutions really only matter to you if they're helpful to you.
  • The Return of the Team Beachbody Game!
    In the Beachbody community, it pays to get fit—up to $25,000! In January 2011, the game is back . . . and it's better than ever.
  • Recipe: Blueberry Buckle
    Here's a delicious yet sensible dessert recipe that contains the healthy fiber of oats, the antioxidant properties of blueberries, and the crunchy goodness of almonds . . . plus it tastes great!
  • 8 "Diet" Foods That Can Make You Fat
    A veggie wrap for lunch. A night out for sushi. And you're working out...but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Some "diet" foods may be your worst enemy. That's because they're tricking you into eating too many calories.
  • How Will You Kick Butt in 2011?
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  • Bring Home BRING IT! for the Holidays
    Tony Horton's putting the X in MMXI (that's 2011 to non-Romans)! The Master of Motivation's new book Bring It! hit bookshelves on December 21st. You can order yours now at the following online retailers.
  • 7 Tips for Portion Control
    A recent study, which covered cookbook recipes over the last several decades, discovered that calorie counts have gone up dramatically as authors have increased portion sizes to conform to new cultural norms. Lower costs of food and larger plate sizes are theorized as part of the reason for the increase, but nutritionist Marion Nestle says that mainly it's just a reflection of people becoming accustomed to eating more and more overall. What can we do to monitor and control portion sizes?
  • Chalene Announces TurboFire Sweepstakes on Facebook!
    TurboFire creator Chalene Johnson announces a Facebook sweepstakes to give away deluxe TurboFire kits!
  • Recipe: Chicken and Rice Wraps
    Here's a healthy wrap recipe that's simple to make and tastes great served either hot or cold. Makes one dinner for two…or two lunches for one!
  • The Carb Lover's Diet: 4 Tips for Losing Weight without Losing Your Mind
    I love carbs. If my last meal on Earth is warm bread with olive oil and a glass of wine, I'll die happy. But I love to be fit and lean too. So I know that if I want rock-hard buns, I'll occasionally have to skip the cinnamon buns. I don't live without carbs, but I do make better choices so I can still fit in my jeans.
  • Make 2011 The Year You Get the Body of Your Dreams
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  • Bring Home BRING IT! for the Holidays
    Tony Horton's putting the X in Xmas this season! The Master of Motivation's new book Bring It! hit bookshelves yesterday, December 21st. You can order yours now at the following online retailers.
  • 10 Fit Tips for the Holidays
    The holidays are a time of excess—lots of parties and lots of spending. But it isn't just the credit card debt that many people are trying to shed in the New Year. It's also those excess pounds! With all the family gatherings, office parties, and Christmas celebrations, it can be easy to gain 5 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and January. Don't fret.
  • 5 Factors for Choosing Your Workout Wear
    What's one of the best things about working out at home? You can wear whatever you want. There's no dress code. No need to appear "cool." And no fashion police. The only consideration is that whatever you wear should help you Bring It!® harder. The idea is to dress for action—your way.
  • Get Your Kicks with Chalene Johnson
    Having trouble with your kicks? TurboFire® creator Chalene Johnson is here with a guide to help you tell different types of kicks apart and how to perform them better.
  • Recipe: Holiday Niçoise Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
    This colorful salad can be served as a first course or a main course. With ingredients like tomatoes, green beans, cranberries, walnuts, and more, this salad looks almost as good as it tastes.
  • Eat More, Lose More. (Really?)
    You work out practically every day and you're feeling good because you've lost some weight. Until a week or so passes and you can't get the scale to budge. Now what? Maybe instead of eating less, you need to eat more.
  • Unwrap Your Brand-New ABS AND BUNS
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  • Bring Home BRING IT! for the Holidays
    Tony Horton's putting the X in Xmas this season! The Master of Motivation's new book Bring It! hits bookshelves December 21st, but you can preorder yours now at the following online retailers for up to 46% off the retail price!
  • 10 Tips for Controlling Your Inner Cookie Monster
    Face it. The deck is stacked against your waistline during the holidays. But the good news is, knowing why you crave those delicious holiday cookies can help you resist them. So what's behind the cravings?
  • Healthy Eating: Roasted Root Vegetables
    Live from Tony Horton's kitchen, here's Tony's personal chef Missy Costello demonstrating how to make one of Mr. X's favorite vegan meals. Whole garlic cloves and fresh herbs add amazing flavor to this healthy medley of roasted carrots, parsnips, red potatoes, sweet potatoes, and beets.
  • Recipe: Chocolate Shakeology No-Bake Cookies
    How did cookies become the Healthiest Meal of the Day®? When an enterprising Team Beachbody® chef figured out how to have their Shakeology and eat it, too. Simple to make and delicious to eat—you'll never guess how healthy you're being.
  • 5 Things to Cut Out of Your Diet
    When I begin training new clients, the first thing I do is ask them about their diets. Because if you want to get major results, you have to cut out what I call "food porn"—food that's doing nothing to fuel your body, and in some cases is actually doing more harm than good.
  • A few of our Favorite Things
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  • 9 Ways to De-Stress Your Holiday Season
    It's the most stressful time of the year. Do you remember when that line had "wonderful" in it? Here are a few ways to get that feeling back. Let's face it, the holidays are stressful. But we'll get through them. We always do. This year, let's do it in style.
  • Pull-Ups with Tony Horton
    They're a part of any of Tony's fitness programs, and they're the exercise many people find the most difficult. But fear not, Tony is here to help you conquer pull-ups.
  • Recipe: Apple-Raisin Coffee Cake
    Got relatives staying with you over the holidays? Here's an easy breakfast recipe, chock-full of healthy fruit and nuts, that'll serve a small army.
  • 6 Guilt-Free Choices for Thanksgiving
    It's that time of year when it's not just the turkey that's getting stuffed. And if you're the one planning the menu, you can include even more choices so you can enjoy Thanksgiving without turning into a Macy's parade float.
  • Shake Up Your Fitness Routine
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  • 10 Foods to Boost Your Health
    You hear all too often these days about foods that are bad for you. You're not supposed to eat this. You're not supposed to eat that. And the taboos go on. Well, here's a list of 10 foods you can happily enjoy, knowing that they're more than just a pretty taste.
  • Recipe: Vegetarian Gravy
    Every Thanksgiving table assembles a motley crew of family, friends, and sometimes people who just wander off the street, lured by the smell of roast turkey. Instead of a fatty turkey-based gravy, try this vegetarian gravy, which will add layers of flavor to your main course.
  • 8 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Pounds
    It's that time of year. The leaves turn majestic hues of red and gold. The air becomes fresh and crisp. Yes, it's fall. We just spent 8 months killing ourselves to get into that bathing suit, but now we've replaced it with a worn pair of jeans and a much more relaxed attitude towards food. After all, it's the holiday season, and no one'll notice a few extra pounds under layers of clothes. A little extra weight just gives us a New Year's resolution to focus on, right? Wrong.
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  • 5 Exercise Ideas for Singles, or Lookin' for Love in All the Right Places
    While personal health and fitness are typically the reasons people come to Beachbody, we're not blind to the fact that certain outside motivators are sometimes necessary to kick-start you into shape. Oftentimes, the quest for love or companionship—or just plain old lust—is on your mind, and a P90X-shaped ego boost is needed to get you out the door and back into the dating scene. So now that you're physically and mentally ready to meet someone new, let's look at 5 activities that'll help you continue your newfound lifestyle while also putting you in a position to find a different kind of "exercise" partner.
  • Missy's Miso Veggie Stir-Fry
    Missy Costello, Tony Horton's personal chef, presents this amazing Miso Veggie Stir-Fry recipe. It has carrots, orange and red bell pepper, broccoli, and zucchini for color, plus ginger and cayenne pepper for added flavor and kick. It's quick and easy to prepare—you can either make it full-on vegetarian, or throw in some chicken breast for extra protein.
  • Recipe: Winter Wonderland Salad
    As the days grow shorter, there's still plenty of delicious seasonal produce to enjoy. Check out this recipe that features late-season favorites like beets, cauliflower, and walnuts for a delicious, nutritious salad that's great any time of year (but especially now!).
  • The Beachbody® 8-Step Game Plan to Dining Out
    There was a time not too long ago when dining out was a rare and exciting treat. People would get dressed up, spend hours lingering over a meal, and remember the experience fondly for days or even weeks. Today, dining out is often more common than eating a home-cooked meal. But for those of us following a fitness plan for any length of time, dining out can be inconvenient and sometimes a tiny bit scary. But making the right choices is easier than you think, and willpower has more to do with preparation than tenacity.
  • The RIGHT Nutrition for the BEST Results
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  • Nuclear Nutrition: Safe, Tasty, and Healthy Microwaving
    If someone told you they were going to buy a nuclear radiation-emitting machine, put it in the most-used room in their house, and then prepare food with it, you'd look at them like they were crazy. Conversely, if that same person told you they were going to buy a new microwave for their kitchen, you'd probably think it was no big deal—because it really isn't. Technology has granted us the ability to harness a potentially dangerous process and use it to save time, effort, and money when preparing meals. However, just like with any type of cooking, making microwave fare nutritious and delicious requires a little thought.
  • Eres una historia de?
    At Beachbody, we're translating all our programs into Spanish, and we're looking for some Spanish speakers to tell us their Success Stories. If you've completed a Beachbody program and speak Spanish fluently, we'd like to hear from you. You might even appear in the next Beachbody infomercial.
  • Recipe: Pizza Margherita
    OK, pizza's not the best when you're working on your physique, but none of us is made of stone. When you can't resist the craving anymore, this is way healthier than anything you can get delivered (not to mention cheaper). You can "health things up" even more by using whole wheat dough and adding your favorite veggie toppings, like mushrooms, peppers, or onions.
  • Gluten-Free Diets: Are They Healthier for You?
    What do some celebrities, a former president, and the Old Spice® guy have in common? They've switched to gluten-free diets. These days, you can't swing a grocery bag without hitting gluten-free pasta, cookies, and even beer. So what's the deal? Some people eliminate gluten in hopes of alleviating digestive issues like abdominal pain and bloating. Others claim going gluten-free helps them overcome fatigue. Still more people think it'll help them lose weight faster.
  • Dance Off the Pounds with Shaun T
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  • Cereal Killer: Are Grains Really That Bad for You?
    Everyone loves a good villain. Be it Darth Vader, Bernard Madoff, or Cruella De Vil, we feel better when we have someone to collectively hate. The same holds true for nutrition. It's great to have one evil, toxic food out there to despise, because if we can avoid that food, all will be well in our world. Health, fitness, and longevity will fall into place, just like that. Although Atkins™, gluten intolerance, and paleo dieting have all instilled the notion that grains are problem-causers with little nutritional value, I don't buy it. Grain just doesn't deserve the across-the-board vilification it's getting. In moderation, for most people, it's a healthy part of a balanced diet.
  • Too Young to Go INSANE?
    While our Beachbody® general counsel would like us to mention that anyone still in diapers should consult their pediatrician before beginning an extreme exercise program like INSANITY, we couldn't resist this video posted by bjoseph77 of his son Ethan busting a move with him as he Digs Deeper.
  • Recipe: Zesty Chicken with Brown Rice
    Here's a healthy recipe with a great carb-to-protein ratio. Lean chicken, veggies, and fiber-rich brown rice make this one-dish wonder a perfect meal. Makes great leftovers for lunch the next day, too!
  • You Are What Your Friends Eat: How Social Networks Affect Our Health
    Everyone knows that you are what you eat. But what if you actually are what your friends eat? A few years ago, two scientists published an extensive study of 12,067 people in the New England Journal of Medicine that seems to prove that we are directly affected by the habits of others. Yes, you read it right. It seems weight gain and the flu have a lot in common, except Walgreens® isn't doling out shots to keep you thin. Similarly, by creating new social networks or by influencing already-existing health-related groups, new positive health messages will become contagious.
  • Weight Loss Tricks and Shipping Treats
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  • 6 Tricks to Making Halloween a Healthy Treat
    Ghouls and goblins and ghosts, oh my! That's right, folks—Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're not careful, you might have to add another "G" to that list: gastric bypass. Okay, maybe that's a little extreme, but we all know how tempting it is for you adults to gobble down those sweets before, during, and after All Hallow's Eve, which is nothing compared to the blitzkrieg of sugar your kids have in store for them.
  • Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Shakeology
    Put a little Halloween cheer into your Shakeology® this season. In addition to all the amazing Shakeology ingredients, you'll also get the nutritional benefits of pumpkin, which contains lutein, fiber, and alpha and beta carotene. Plus, the healthy polyphenols in cinnamon help regulate blood sugar levels. You'll get all the taste of pumpkin pie . . . without turning your butt into a pumpkin.
  • Could Those Extra Pounds Be Water Weight? Lose 'Em Fast!
    Ever wonder how you gained 5 pounds overnight—even when you're cutting calories? The usual culprit is water weight. If your stomach feels bloated, your face looks puffy, or your hands and feet swell, it's likely that your body is retaining water. Your body is constantly trying to rid itself of the salt you consume. When it can't purge all the extra salt, your tissues react by holding on to water, so the ratio of salt to water is always at a safe level. But if you want to determine your real weight, see how close you are to your fitness goals, and button up those old jeans with ease, follow these quick tips to lose the extra water weight—fast.
  • Need Fast Results?
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  • 4 Smelly Superfoods
    Were you one of those kids who hated "stinky" veggies like broccoli and cabbage? Did serving you a spoonful of cod liver oil mean a battle royale for your parents? "But it's good for you!" they'd coax, as if that mattered one bit to you. For some of us, if a food stinks, no amount of vitamins and minerals will cause us to force it down. If that's the case, maybe some perspective might help. Truth is, none of those foods actually smelled that bad (except maybe the fish oil). You want to know about some real stinky foods? We've got some that are allegedly supposed to be incredibly good for you.
  • Recipe: Black Bean Salad
    Black beans are a delicious staple of Central and South American cuisine—they fill you up without filling you out. This black bean salad with a decidedly Southwestern flair is quick and easy to make, high in protein and fiber, low in fat and calories, and tasty as all get-out.
  • Crash Diets vs. Discipline, Motivations, and Lifestyle Change
    Elvis Presley, the king of rock 'n' roll, pelvic thrusts, and peanut butter and bacon sandwiches, was rumored to have once heavily sedated himself for 2 weeks in an attempt to continually sleep and lose weight. While he might have removed the bags from under his eyes, Elvis' crash diet did nothing to help him cram into that jumpsuit, and he ended up gaining 10 pounds. As far back as the binge-and-purge bacchanalias of ancient Rome, people have been trying to lose weight in the fastest and sometimes strangest ways. With tactics ranging from subsisting on baby food to ingesting live tapeworms, crash diets promise quick and efficient weight loss, but at what price?
  • Your Hot Picks
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  • Liquid Gold: A Beachbody Look at Olive Oil
    The Greek poet Homer called it "liquid gold." It's mentioned in the Bible, the Talmud, and the Koran. Greek mythology includes the story of the goddess Athena winning great praise from Zeus for her useful invention of the olive tree. For millennia, the olive tree has been a symbol of peace, purification, and good health. And in recent years, we've all heard the good news that the high-fat oil of the olive fruit is actually good for you. Is it possible that olive oil merits the reverence of ancient Mediterranean culture and the respect of the medical establishment of the West? And if so, what's the real scoop on how to get the most benefit and enjoyment from olive oil?
  • Recipe: Dijon Dressing
    Let's face it: Eating virtuously can sometimes be a challenge. Who among us hasn't been heard speaking disdainfully of salad as "rabbit food"? The true secret to creating enjoyable salads is often to be found not in the main ingredients, but in the dressing. Having an arsenal of tasty dressing recipes can help you keep climbing Michi's Ladder to a healthy lifestyle—here's a great Dijon dressing that's easy to whip up and will add tanginess, zinginess, and other fun stuff ending in "-iness" to your next salad.
  • 10 Ways to Break Bad Health Habits
    Choosing a healthy lifestyle is not, unfortunately, one of those "set it and forget it" decisions. Instead, it's a result of many smaller choices we make every day—with every meal. Every snack. And every workout. Healthy habits only become habits when you do them more than once. Instead of setting yourself up to fail, you can set yourself up to make good choices by planning ahead. That will give you a fighting chance to succeed. So where do you begin? Identifying your weaknesses is the first step. Figure out where you're likely to slip up, and you can take action to prevent it.
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  • Getting in Sync! 4 Easy Steps to Creating the Perfect Workout Playlist
    It's said that music is a universal language. No matter what part of the world they call home, anyone can connect with a good song. And The New York Times reports that new research has confirmed that music can motivate us to not only work harder during exercise, but also enjoy it more at the same time. You achieve the best results during a workout when your target heart rate matches a song's tempo (both measured in beats per minute), making the music feel like a natural, organic extension of you. How does one match to a song's BPM?
  • Recipe: Lentil Soup
    Even though Southern California is currently recovering from a triple-digit heat wave, much of the rest of the country is getting ready to dig into hearty fall comfort food. This savory classic has been given a healthful twist by P90X nutritionist Carrie Wiatt. Low in fat and high in protein, this vegan soup recipe will warm you up and lean you out.
  • 11 Tips to Get Fit at 40
    When I turned 40 this past February, one of the pledges I made was to look and feel much better than I had at 39, or at 38, 37, or 36, for that matter. I'd become pudgy and very out of shape through a combination of a badly broken toe that stranded me on crutches for months, terrible eating habits, and, of course, no exercise other than stumping around on those sticks. Sick of how I was feeling and looking, I made up my mind that by the Big 4-0, I was going to be fabulous!
  • Save up to $18.00 on Chalene's Hottest Workouts
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  • "Fall" Back into Shape: An End-of-Summer Health and Fitness Checklist
    The end of summer is nearly upon us, which means it's time to put those bikinis and Speedos® back in the closet, and get back to those boring, less anatomically revealing, yet necessary parts of our lives, like work and school. No matter how much you boo and hiss, the dawning of fall reminds us that there are other responsibilities in life besides barbecues, beaches, and killer tans. Change is in the crisp autumn air, and with it comes a host of new activities and obstacles that can very easily knock you off the health and fitness wagon. Beachbody's here to help, and we'd like to present you with a handy end-of-summer checklist so you can make a smooth and easy transition back into the daily grind.
  • Recipe: Greek Feta Chicken
    Mediterranean cuisine is considered to be among the healthiest in the world. This Greek chicken dish is not only delicious—it delivers an amazing 33 grams of protein with every serving. So "Greek out" with this easy-to-prepare dish.
  • 10 Healthy Snacks for Couch Time
    Fall is upon us, which means that the new TV season has begun, baseball is heading into the postseason, and football is starting up. The weather's getting cooler, and the couch will soon call for you to lie down on it. Now, keep in mind we're not encouraging any couch potato behavior. We'd prefer you pop in a P90X video and use the couch as a towel rack. But we're all human, and it's almost impossible to resist the siren song of a playoff game or the return of Glee or Dancing with the Stars. Just because you're taking a couple of hours off to flatten both your gluteal muscles and your sofa cushions doesn't mean you have to stuff yourself with chips, cookies, or other bagged diet-killers.
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  • Tailgating: 8 Tips to Survive the Football Season
    Are you ready for some football? Sure ya are! As the new season kicks off, we're all rooting for our favorite team to make it to the Super Bowl, or the Rose Bowl, or the Whatever Bowl. But in truth, my fellow Americans, the celebration isn't all about the sport. It's about the pigskin, but it's also about the potato skins. It's about the Heisman, but it's also about the Heineken®. In other words, it's about tailgating. So how do we capture all the fun of tailgating without destroying all the progress we've made during our hours of sweat?
  • Recipe: Yolkless Deviled Eggs
    Hey, cheering on your favorite team takes energy. Here's a high-protein, low-carb, no-fat hors d'oeuvre from P90X nutritionist Carrie Wiatt. You can serve these at your tailgate or football-watching party and not have any shame in your game.
  • Tropic Plunder: 6 Super-Healthy Exotic Fruits
    Ah, the islands. Their mere mention floods the mind with happy thoughts of sun-drenched beaches; dancing to reggae late into the night; and eating healthy, exotic fruits. Well, okay, so maybe that last fruit thing doesn't spring immediately to mind, but it should. For most, tropical fruits only come into play after they're run through a blender and doused in rum, but the truth is, these colorful balls of island goodness are delicious without adding alcohol. What's more, they can actually be good for you.
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  • "How Would You Feel If Someone Else Had to Raise Your Sons?"
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