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8 Thigh Exercises Trainers Swear By

Your thighs, no matter their size, are beautiful. But keeping them strong and toned is vital for everything from walking around every day to maintaining a healthy weight without killing yourself over every damn calorie.<p>"The more you work large muscle groups like the legs, the more calories you burn …

Our Top 10 Thigh Exercises

Squat with Ball<p>When it comes to thinner thighs, there's no exercise better than a squat. I love this one because of its pseudonym, the Backrub That …

25 Restaurants You Have To Visit In North Carolina Before You Die

Mateo appears on almost every food blog as one of the best restaurants in North Carolina. Mixing Spanish tapas with a southern touch...you'll get the …

North Carolina

The Waist-Slimming, Lower Ab Workout

Side Plank-Up<p>Targets: Rectus and transversus abdominis, obliques, and inner thighs<p>Lie on left side on floor with legs stacked and a rolled-up towel …

7 Moves to Burn 400 Calories in 20 Minutes

Kettlebell fans love the heavy, round-shaped weights for a reason — kettlebell exercises combine cardio and strength training for a time-saving calorie burn. The amount of calories you can burn using kettlebells can be amazingly high: a study by the American Council on Exercise found that the …

Why You Should Definitely Try Malaysian-Style White Coffee

At Kopitiam, a teeny-tiny Malaysian café on Canal Street, there’s a coffee drink that rivals what’s served at Stumptown, La Colombe, and every other …

Coffee

Hack Your Shower to Reuse Heat and Water

Imagine taking a deliciously long hot shower… Sounds great, except for all that fresh water and heat energy pouring down the drain! Well now you can enjoy long showers without the waste. Recover and recycle the water and heat, cutting your shower’s environmental footprint by about 90% with …

7 Moves for Jiggle-Free Arms

Nick Cardillicchio<p>Beat Arm Jiggle in 20 Minutes<p>Good news: You don't have to pump major iron to beat dreaded arm jiggle. To help you get sleek, …

4th July Butt Kicking Workout!

Most Americans are celebrating 4th of July this weekend so I thought I would put together this quick butt and thigh workout to get you ready! Even if …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Yoga

A 4-minute workout is blowing up on Pinterest and Instagram — and you can do it anywhere

Since 2015, Pinterest searches for "Tabata workouts" have more than doubled in the past year, and there are over 200,00 Instagram posts tagged #Tabata— and counting.<p>But what is it?<p><b>Tabata is a highly efficient, interval-based workout that is 20 seconds of intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of</b> …

Exercise

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal …

10 More Fascinating Places In North Carolina That Are Straight Out Of A Fairytale

Named in honor of the poet, Joyce Kilmer, who wrote 'Trees,' this 3,800 acre-tract of publicly owned virgin forest has some of the most beautiful …

12 Best Hippie Cities For Stressed-Out Progressives

The 12 Best Hippie Cities For Stressed-Out Progressives In 2016<p>There’s a perception that cities are blue bastions even in red states, and it’s very …

Missoula

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to …

Prefab Homes

Top National Parks for Paddling

As the national park system approaches its 100th birthday in 2016, the following is an alphabetized list of the top national parks for dipping a …

10 Trails In Pennsylvania You Must Take If You Love The Outdoors

Found near World's End State Park, Fern Rock Nature Trail is a high altitude mountain trail sure to thrill.<p>Most likely you will not hike the entire …

15 Best Hikes in the US: Day Hikes Edition

As much as we like crossing off epic hikes off our list like Machu Picchu, we can’t always find time to get away for days at a time. However, that …

Hiking

15 Fascinating Places In North Carolina That Are Straight Out Of A Fairytale

Craggy Gardens is like something out of a fairytale book. With beautiful trees twirling over the trails you'll love the hike but the view at the top …

Winter Hiking in Georgia: Our Favorite Trails

Cumberland Island in winter2+ miles Backpack this wild yet serene barrier island off Georgia’s southern coast among Carnegie mansion ruins, wild …

27 Incredible Cave And Cavern Venues Across The Globe!

Photo:Sophia Luxury Suites<p>1 / 27<p>0<p>Give yourself the once-in-a-life experience that is staying at this exclusive luxury boutique hotel. Taking the raw …

Here Are The Most Enchanting Spots In All 50 States. They'll Blow You Away.

The 90-foot Noccalula Falls are truly enchanting. Noccalula Falls Park is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. 1500 Noccalula …

23 Must-Visit American Cities for Outdoor Adventure Travel

So much to do, so little time. From the rolling mountains of the Southeast, to the jagged peaks of the West, to the river canyons, waterfalls, and …

15 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, The Keystone State, has some truly awesome places to visit and see! There’s beautiful nature to be admired and many cool towns and …