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Stop me if this story sounds familiar. Holidays come and they bring a few extra pounds. New Yearís resolutions whistle by and when you shed clothes for summer, youíre even heavier.

Want to lose weight? Make it habit-forming. Seriously, skip the “low-carbohydrate this” and “the Mesozoic-that” diets and instead consider the habit diet.

You want to lose 25 pounds and live a healthier lifestyle, but do you know why?

The dumbbell shoulder press is one of the most commonly performed exercises to strengthen the deltoids (front, side and rear shoulders), triceps (back of upper arms) and many of the postural muscles that help to support the spinal column.

When Jon Mead, a devoted cyclist, visits a new city, he goes right to his smartphone app Strava to find the best bike routes. In Sacramento, Calif., where he works at a Fleet Feet running-gear shop, the 24-year-old uses MapmyRide to track his course in an archive.

With the holiday season upon us and the year quickly coming to a close, we decided to take a look at some of the best new fitness DVDs. From high-intensity workouts to routines designed to strengthen and sculpt the entire body, here are three of our favorite newly released (or soon to be released) workout videos.

Right up there with our annual promise to exercise more or lose weight is our pledge to master our money, but how well do we keep that oath?

The most troubling fiscal cliff on the horizon may be of your own making.

This is a prime time for charitable organizations to get recognized and raise money. For some nonprofits, the last three months of the year fund the entire organization, says Lindsay Nichols, a spokeswoman for GuideStar.org, a Williamsburg, Va.-based source of national nonprofit information.

About 30 million Americans owe money and are hearing, perhaps a little too frequently, from debt collectors. And what if you donít even really owe money?

There’s no arguing it’s a bad time to be looking for work, but these days, having a job can be very stressful, too.

For many of us, New Yearís resolutions are as much a part of our annual year-end tradition as popping champagne corks and watching the Times Square ball drop.

For a long time, I thought something was wrong with me. I couldn’t make a New Year’s resolution stick.

Whether youíre 17 or 75, you deserve time for yourself.

In the United States, the pursuit of happiness is more than an inalienable right – it’s a national obsession.