Amy Robertson

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19 Jokes That You'll Only Get If You Know A Little Spanish, Too

Respect the Ñ.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

A Map Showing How Much Time It Takes to Learn Foreign Languages: From Easiest to Hardest

Do you want to speak more languages? Sure, as Sally Struthers used to say so often, we all do. But the requirements of attaining proficiency in any …

Language Learning

5 Stretches For Stress Headaches When All The Tension Is Knotted Up In Your Neck

You know the feeling when you forget you have your sunglasses on top of your head for such a long time that it literally gives you a splitting …

Yoga

So You Want to Speak French With a French Person

Four years of high school French and an entire plane ride spent whispering <i>"foie gras"</i> to yourself like a psychopath until your epiglottis finally …

Why you should roast a head of garlic virtually every time you turn on the oven

Does everyone know about the glorious versatility of roasted garlic? I hope so. But just in case you don't, the next time you've got your oven going for at least the better part of an hour, roast some and you'll see. Just take a whole head of garlic, cut it in half horizontally, so you get through …

Recipes

These gluten-free spinach muffins are loaded with protein and probiotics

On the continous quest for seamless weekday mornings, meal-prepped breakfasts are pretty much the holy grail. When you’re trying to squeeze in ten …

Resistant Starch May Speed Weight Loss and Improve Health

Good news for carb lovers: There’s reason not to shun carbohydrates—even some you may not think of as healthy.<p>That’s because certain foods provide …

Nutrition

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of American …

Workouts

'A Season in France' ('Une saison en France'): Film Review | TIFF 2017

Cannes Jury Prize winner Mahamat-Saleh Haroun ('A Screaming Man,' 'Grisgris') premiered his latest feature as a Special Presentation in Toronto.<p>The …

France

What is 'leaky gut' — and how do you know if you have it?

Ever heard of leaky gut syndrome? Of course you have. In the world of natural health, the term gets tossed around almost as often as kombucha or detox. But what does it actually mean—and is it as freaky and dangerous as it sounds?<p>That depends on who you ask. “Leaky gut syndrome is something of a …

Understanding and Using French Gestures

If you've ever been to France or watched French movies, you've undoubtedly seen French people performing some familiar gestures as well as a few …

France

This coffee ice cream recipe is going viral for a very good reason

It contains just four ingredients<p>Now that the summer has arrived, all we're really thinking about is new ways to enjoy our favourite beverages in ice cream or lolly form because liquid = boring.<p>We already have the Pimm's popsicles and Häagen-Dazs' range of boozy ice creams, but what about frozen …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

3 Ways to Align the Body for Pain-Free Hips

<b>If you are dealing with hip pain, I want you to know I have been there myself.</b> I know firsthand how much life can really suck when your hip just …

32 Easy & Delicious Paleo Muffins

Choosing to live a paleo lifestyle can be a difficult transition. Without “filler” foods like starches, potatoes, rice, and pasta, mealtimes can …

Breakfast

Tip: Instantly Improve Your Squat

The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.<p>Even after perfecting your setup in terms of foot …

Hips

Best Easy Paleo Pie Crust {Grain Free, Dairy Free}

<i>The best easy paleo pie crust for your favorite dessert pies or savory pies and quiches! The dough comes together in minutes in a blender and is</i> …

8 Ways Going On The Whole30 Diet Completely Changed The Way I View Food

Confession: I'm a Paleo failure. I tried this fad diet at the peak of its popularity and lasted about a week.<p>However, I am a Whole30 success story. …

Diets

Fix Your Bench Press, Deadlift, and Front Squat

6 Modifications for Injury-Free Lifting<p>Getting results is hard enough when you're healthy. It's damn near impossible when you're battling your own …

Workouts

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Cooking

Got a Craving? Here's What Your Body Actually Wants You to Eat

Stop cravings in their tracks by decoding what they really mean.

Deep Frying

10 things Clean Eating Alice did to get the body she has now

She's got washboard abs and a super balanced approach to health

A 25-Minute TRX Workout for When You Have No Idea What to Do at the Gym

In order to see results, you have to switch up your usual routine. This 25-minute workout utilizes a suspension trainer like TRX to transform the …

16 Super Bowl Snacks You Can Eat on Whole30

Healthy Eating

Better Than CrossFit and Powerlifting

3 Lifts to Master and Measure<p>Know Your Total<p>Lifters who prize strength know their totals. They know the total amount of weight they can move for what …

23 Whole30 Recipes for Two Since You Guys Are in This Together

So you’ve decided to attempt the Whole30—good for you, we’re total believers. We also highly recommend getting your boo or bestie on board, because …

What It’s Really Like To Do The Whole30 Diet For An Entire Month

January. When the gyms overflow and the produce section is overrun by dieters. When your perfectly ripened avocados have been picked over — leaving only the rock hard few, taken from the tree <i>so very young</i>.<p>Sure, it’s a frustrating, but let’s be honest: Whether someone makes a New Year’s resolution …

New Year's Resolutions

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

23 Things That Will Help You Understand What Chronic Pain Is Really Like

"On the outside I'm great, but inside, my body is trying to destroy itself."

The 10 game-changing wellness tips that you’ll definitely want to follow come 2017

Even if you’re not a resolutions person, the end of the year inevitably heralds in some serious self-reflection—along with a few ideas about what you …