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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Kristina Dropped 102 Pounds by "Doing Zero Exercise" in the First Year

Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change — so she did! Her weight-loss journey began in March 2014.<p>She …

This Bundt Cake Is Stuffed With Cheesecake And Glazed With Chocolate

DAMN.<p>16 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>½ cup powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared accordingly to box instructions<p>10 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>8 ounces high quality chocolate, chopped finely (60% cocoa content or higher)<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1. Preheat the oven to …

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

Read This Before You Try an Aerial Workout

Trying out a new workout class for the first time is always a little intimidating, but when it involves hanging upside down and wrapping your body up …

Yoga

Simple yoga poses with pictures - Yoga Poses - YogaPoses.com ®

Therefore whatever would appear in this world as fearsome is recognised as an integral part of his own Self.2 How can it then be the source of fear? …

Honey and lavender ice cream

It’s worth mastering this for the summer. It is perfect served with raspberries, or baked apricots or peaches.<p>MAKES<p>750ml<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500ml whipping cream<br>• 1 sprig lavender<br>• 4 egg yolks<br>• 175g lavender honey<p>METHOD<p>Heat the cream with the lavender in a heavy-bottomed saucepan until it comes to just under the …

Recipes

#Recipe : Pesto Chicken Pasta with Mushrooms

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>1/4 lb chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, chopped<br>1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained of most oil, chopped<br>1/4 …

IS captures 900 Kurdish civilians in north Syria in 3 weeks

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants abducted about 900 Kurdish civilians in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo over the past three weeks, forcing the captives to build fortifications for the extremists in retaliation for a Kurdish-led assault on a nearby IS stronghold, activists said …

Middle East

These Nighttime Yoga Moves Will Help You Sleep

No other sleep tricks required.<p>Who needs lullabies or a warm glass of milk when you have yoga?<p>The practice is notorious for being a great way to squeeze in some exercise or flexibility training -- but it's also the perfect way to unwind before hitting the hay. In the Udaya video above, yoga …

ZENTA Fitness Tracker Tracks Your Activity, Sleep, Breathing, Stress and More

Using built-in biometric sensors, ZENTA fitness tracker not only tracks your activity, fitness, sleep, but also helps you understand those less …

Wearable Tech

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

6 Ways to Make Your Mornings Feel Less Hectic

If you don't start your day by joyously leaping out of bed for an early run followed by a long shower, leisurely breakfast, and hour-long meditation …

22 Apple Cider Vinegar Tips

Now that you've got your cauliflower and kale skills honed to chef-status heights, it's time to tackle a versatile, healthy-eating elixir: Apple …

Creative Sea Urchin Shell Planters Make Plants Look Like Gorgeous Jellyfish

<b>Based in</b> Los Angeles, designer and art director Cathy Van Hoang has gotten the brilliant idea to use sea urchin shells as planters for air plants …

Los Angeles

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

How To Photograph Weddings: 9 Tips to Create Perfect Memories

A wedding is a sacred moment for many people. A wedding photographer is hired to document that moment, as discretely as possible, without ruining the …

Weddings

7 Tips for Choosing Your Best Photos Fast

One of the most time-consuming and difficult things in photography is going through all the unedited images you took and choosing your best photos, …

Photography

8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

Landscape Photography