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8 easy ways to improve your posture, according to London’s leading pilates trainer

Jess Schuring, one of London’s leading fitness trainers and founder of Heartcore studios (where you’ll find a fusion of dynamic pilates, body conditioning and barre), agrees that besides a more elegant aesthetic, sporting good posture can do wonders for your overall health.<p>More specifically, …

Yoga

What Is Chronic Inflammation? Doctors Explain Why It Underlies So Many Other Conditions

You may have heard the buzz about eating an anti-inflammatory diet and how combating inflammation can help you lose weight, ease joint pain, fight fatigue, and be overall healthier. But what exactly is chronic inflammation?<p>Since chronic inflammation isn't exactly something you can see or even …

Wellness

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

Hips don’t lie: A month of daily RomWOD workouts actually made me more flexible

You know that woman who really gets low when she squats? Or how about the one you’ve seen in yoga class who can touch her nose to her knees in a …

Exercise

The 9 Vegetables That Cause Bloating More Than Any Others

Feeling bloated is kind of the worst. It can not only make you physically ill, it can take a toll on your mental state. This feeling of discomfort in …

Vegetables

How to Get Started with Facebook Ads: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Facebook advertising is one of the most important tools in a marketer’s arsenal. With over 1 billion people visiting Facebook every day, targeted …

Social Media

How Bedtime Yoga Can Help You Sleep Better

Slow, gentle, and rhythmic yoga and breathing can be the perfect way to unwind (your muscles and your mind) at the end of a long day. This routine …

Yoga

The Best Scotches For Your Next Camping Trip

If you’ve never been camping then you’ve never experienced the full potential of summer. There’s something truly special about getting out of the big city, heading into the mountains, and wandering for a weekend. Obviously, even though you might be hiking around in the woods, there should be …

Whiskey

9 Foods Thyroid Experts Avoid—and You Should Too

Some foods touted as nutritional superstars—like kale and millet—might not be the best choices for the health of your thyroid gland.<p>The main job of …

Wellness

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

Self-made millionaire: 'I don't save money'—here's why

You’ve heard the saying, “cash is king,” but what if I told you it’s not? In fact, cash is garbage — inflation eats it. $1,000 in 1960 had the …

Personal Finance

If You've Ever Felt Guilty About Leaving Your Cat Alone, Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry

There's a popular (and kind of insulting, IMO) joke that only women who are lonely get cats. But what happens if <i>cats</i> get lonely? If you're as …

Pets

A grand vegetable biryani and wild fig sorbet: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 4

Meera Sodha’s grand vegetarian biryani<p>A meal for special occasions, whether that be Diwali, Christmas or a bar mitzvah. It’s not a difficult recipe, far from it, but it’s one to take your time over. You will need a blender, and also a medium casserole or biryani dish – around 24cm in diameter is …

Recipes

When You're Too Sore To Function After A Workout, These 10 Yoga Poses Will Soothe You

Just about every single person I know who works out is familiar with the feeling of being so unbelievably sore after a trip to the gym that the mere …

Yoga

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

Hero dog saves seven kittens from certain death and now wants to be their mum

A brave husky has been hailed a hero after rescuing seven newborn kittens left to die inside a cardboard box in the woods – and is now acting like …

Pets

Stray Dog Saves Injured Cyclist Stranded In The Mountains

"The dog didn’t leave his side and remained there until the ambulance arrived.”<p>Up until recently, this sweet stray dog didn't have a friend to call …

Cycling

Here’s What Foam Rolling Is Actually Doing When It Hurts So Good

Roll through the pain. We’ve all done it—in that it “hurts so bad I want to stop, but I know if I stop I’ll regret it” sort of way. Maybe before a …

Massage Therapy

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

10 Magnesium-Rich Foods for a Healthier Heart

Magnesium tends to get overlooked when the spotlight shines on better-known minerals such as calcium and potassium, but it plays a crucial role in …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Elote Rice — Recipes from The Kitchn

In this recipe, I transform one of my favorite snacks into a yummy side dish. Elote, a popular street food in Mexico, is a corn cob on a stick …

Slow Cookers

Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a …

This Is the Most Popular Whole30 Recipe on Pinterest

The whole idea behind the Whole30 program is that a person can reset their eating habits by eliminating potential "trigger foods" for 30 days, then …

The Rainbow Bridge (for Your Cat)

This bridge is a mythical overpass said to connect heaven and Earth—and, more to the point, a spot where grieving pet owners reunite for good with their departed furry friends. —Washington <i>Post</i>.<p>Just this side of Heaven is a place called the Rainbow Bridge.<p>When an animal that has been especially …

Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Will Wake You Up More Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button. Do these powerhouse poses instead.<p>Some people hesitate to do yoga because they don’t think they’ll break a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of yoga can make you sweat …

How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

Every now and then you’ll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, “What stinks?” Maybe it’s the kitchen trash, a clogged drain or even a …

Cleaning

JetBlue crew saves French bulldog with oxygen mask during flight

A French bulldog was rescued on a JetBlue flight by a quick-thinking airline crew -- and the owners could not be more pleased.<p>On Thursday night, 3-year-old French bulldog Darcy was on a flight from Florida to Massachusetts with owners Michelle and Steven Burt when she started showing signs of …

Man Saves Kitten Said to Be "Too Feral" to Adopt - Within an Hour, the Kitten Starts to Change

A man saved a kitten from the shelter just hours before he was to be euthanized.<p>The timid little kitten was described as "too feral" but within an …

Why you’ll never throw away another lemon peel | Tom Hunt

Good lemons are knobbly, juice-filled and can be eaten whole, like apples – rind, flesh, the lot. But it wasn’t until I visited Sicily that I really understood what a proper lemon tasted like. Stout trees populate the villages, littering the ground with their fruit and, in season, lemons are eaten …

Recipes