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A tiptop bottom

Squats and other mainstays will get your backside looking great, but there are plenty of ways to vary your glutes workout.

Sharpen your supermarket smarts

Don't let coupons and mailers steer all your food choices at the grocery store—build a healthy diet and aim to follow it.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

Mind your aging eyes

Diet, exercise and environmental factors can all influence progression of age-related macular degeneration.

A soda-stroke link?

New research suggests older women may be at especially high risk if they consume several artificially sweetened beverages each day.

Exercise isn’t an excuse to pig-out

Working out doesn't go as far as you might think. Be ever mindful of quantity and quality.

In the chili game, fowl is fair

Want to pack in the protein and trim the fat? Swap that red meat with some ground turkey.

Count your crunch

A bite tally for each meal might sound tedious, but it's likely less work than counting calories—and it helps avoid mindless eating.

Diversify your diet

Purple cauliflower, radicchio, jicama, bok choy, karela—there's no shortage of fun in the pursuit of new tastes and textures.

Going beyond the step count

Today's wearable tech tracks everything from sleep patterns to calories burned. But are devices created equal?

A shoe for every occasion

Your fitness plans should play an outsized role in leading you to the exact type of shoe that best suits your needs.

Power of the pedal

Research suggests moderate, regular fitness activity—cycling outdoors, especially—could help keep your mind and body young, lowering the risk of early death.

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