Annie Bourne

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How to Make a Tiny Sliding Barn Door for Your Peephole

We can't think of a more adorable security solution.<p>While peepholes are meant to let you see who's at your door before you open it, recent news stories have revealed how susceptible they are to tampering. According to media reports, people can manipulate peepholes in order to see inside a house or …

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Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

10 HIIT workouts you can do at home

Sometimes, our lifestyles call for a short, convenient workout in lieu of going to the gym. The great thing about High-Intensity Interval Training …

The best luxury hotels for active travelers

While relaxing vacations certainly have their virtues — think pina coladas on a white sand beach, or a deep tissue massage at a desert spa — many people prefer a daily dose of action and adventure on their vacations.<p>No, I'm not talking about golf, or tennis or long walks on the beach. I'm talking …

15-Minute HIIT Workout to Burn Belly Fat

Combine cardio and standing abs moves for an intense routine that tightens your core and burns calories to help reduce belly fat.<p>1. Squat to Knee …

The 30-Minute HIIT Workout to Beat Your Winter Slump

Get out of your weather-induced workout rut (and see major results) with this HIIT routine that packs a big punch in a small amount of time<p>Fitness …

10 at-home kettlebell workouts to improve your overall fitness

The kettlebell is an extremely versatile piece of training equipment to have at home. Kettlebells offer unique training benefits over dumbbells—the …

Workouts

This Chocolate Protein Smoothie Makes the Perfect Weight-Loss Breakfast

Smoothies for breakfast can absolutely help you lose weight, but only if they follow the low-calorie, high-fiber, high-protein formula. And guess what? For your smoothie-sipping pleasure, this naturally sweet and creamy breakfast fits the bill to a T. At 400 calories, this smoothie offers 12.5 …

Weight Loss

Are You Picking the Right Exercise Tempos to Burn Fat and Build Muscle?

Here’s how to mix up your speed to speed up results<p>Most gym goers have one exercise speed: FAST!<p>While performing explosive reps has benefits, doing every exercise as fast as possible may lead to decreasing stability in your muscle and joints, and deteriorating form and technique.<p>As a result, your …

8 at-home workouts under 10 minutes to help you lose weight and build muscle

Most of us have the option of going to the gym at two points in the day: before work, or after work. Both of these timeframes are peak hours, which …

Shake up your workouts with this go-to circuit

With the holidays approaching, it's easy to miss a workout or get off your training schedule. But you can make staying in shape easier by using a …

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

How to Build Lean Muscle Muscle and Lose Weight for an Entire Year

You’ve been saying it all year along: “I’m going to really get myself in great shape this year,” or “I really need to get myself BACK in great shape …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

The 21-Day Shred: Five Workouts to Save Your Gains for Life

Many of you may be wondering, ‘What do I do after <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>?’ Well, aside from being dedicated and commited to staying in sick shape 24/7, 365… …

Weekend One-Up

Are you a workout warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle!<p>Each week our …

6 Cardio Workouts You Can Do In 30 Minutes Or Less

And you don't have to run for one second if you don't want to.<p>The work portions of each workout should be done at a comfortably hard pace — about a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is at complete rest and 10 is an all-out effort.<p>Sulaver recommends prepping for these workouts with a few minutes of …

Exercise

This Is Bob Harper's 5-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know.<p><b>Fire up your muscles from head to toe.</b><p><i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a …

Workouts

A Clean-Eating Soup Recipe To Kick-Start Your Week

My journey to clean eating over the past 10 years started in my mid-20s when I found myself nearly bedridden, suffering from a range of ailments, and …

The Only Two Exercise Moves You Need To Get An Incredible Workout

The key to choosing exercise moves for an effective workout really depends on what your goals are. If you're aiming to accomplish a serious feat of …