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Black Rice Is Rich With Antioxidants and Fiber — Here's How to Prepare the Alluring Grain

If you haven't heard much about black rice benefits, you probably will soon. Black rice is the latest nutrient-rich superfood growing quietly in …

Food & Dining

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

I Consumed Fresh Ginger Every Day For 1 Week, and These Were the Results

I've always loved the flavor of ginger. Spicy and pungent, it is delicious in tea form and almost completely cuts the bitterness of vegetables in fresh juices and smoothies (adding ginger is basically the <i>only</i> way I can stomach beets in my juices). And while I've always known it's frequently used to …

Workouts

Jacqueline Fernandez birthday: Get the diva's washboard abs by following her weekly workout plan, check it out

Jacqueline Fernandez is not just known for doing big-ticket films, but she has also created a massive fan following for herself who look up to her …

Workouts

The official Blake Lively workout, straight from her trainer

The last action movie Blake Lively starred in—2016’s <i>The Shallows</i>—has been described as <i>Castaway</i>-meets-<i>Jaws</i>. But, if we’re being honest, it’s got a lot …

Exercise

How To Write Your Way To Wellbeing

Ask almost anyone you know how they are, and the response is likely to be: “busy”. Our inboxes are bursting with emails. Appointments and social events keep stacking up. Family woes, work worries and money matters make our minds work overtime. Not to mention commuting, pollution and the “million …

Self-improvement

This is what to eat every day for radiant, glowing skin on repeat

I’m here for anything that says it’ll give me a better complexion. Sip on some liquid collagen? Check. Slather on some hyaluronic acid? On it. So, …

Spices

These benefits of skipping will make you want to pick up your rope again

If you’ve been guiltily avoiding your gym commitments because of the monsoon, we’ve got good news and some more good news. While the rains may …

A model-turned beauty nutritionist shares her top 5 skin nutrients

<i>Frances Phillips is a registered nutritional therapist, specializing in skin and beauty related issues. Having spent over a decade working as a model</i> …

Skin Care

Stop Thinking In Tasks And To-Dos. Start Thinking In Outcomes

We all toil under a tyranny of to-dos. Life can feel like an endless succession of tedious tasks we struggle to complete, and we may cross everything off our to-do lists, but it can still feel like we aren’t achieving what we really want. It’s why we click on every productivity hack that pops up in …

Time Management

13 Methods to De-stress When You Can’t Take Time Off Work

Myriams-Fotos / Pixabay<p>Lots of people experience stress because it comes in many forms. You can be stressed due to either work or home stuff.<p>For …

Productivity

7 Simple Things To Do On Sunday For A Better Monday

This post first appeared on Glitter Guide.some of our favorite things to prep for the best week ever.…The post 7 Simple Things To Do On Sunday For A …

Productivity

Considering quitting? Ask yourself these 6 questions first

“I heard a Jeep fell on you,” I said.<p>“Now where did you hear that?”<p>A wry smile sent wrinkles across the face of my high school English teacher.<p>We …

Performing Arts

This Sweat Trainer Wants You to Ditch Your Scale and Do This Instead

If you have a complicated relationship with your scale, SWEAT trainer and creator of the PWR Workout Program Kelsey Wells is the fitness guru you need in your life — she's an advocate of the "screw the scale" hashtag on Instagram. We spoke to her recently and found her perspective to be quite …

Fitness

A 4-Week Beginner's Guide to Weightlifting (Workouts Included!)

Workout A: Legs<p>Strength<p>Complete three sets of the first exercise, taking 30-60 seconds of rest in between each set. Once you've completed all three …

Workouts

6 tips for cutting back on sugar

Cutting back on sugar is “gnarly,” admits convert Sarah Wilson—author of <i>I Quit Sugar</i>—but it’s far from impossible.<p>Whether you’re hoping to quash …

Low Fat

Want to Lose Fat? This Trainer Says You Should Plan Your Strength-Training Sessions Like This

There are a lot of differing opinions out there in terms of how often you should strength train. Even if you're a beginner, you might be surprised at how strong you are — and how much stronger you can get. Vishal Kumar, B.S., multicertified trainer, functional movement expert, and general manager …

Exercise

My Weight Loss Is Slowing Down, Will it Speed Up Again?

As you begin your weight-loss journey, you celebrate every pound you lose. As your weight loss journey continues, you may find that your progress …

Fitness

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Arm Workout I Do For Lean, Strong Arms

You don't need to spend hours in the gym in order to have a great workout. If you're short on time but still want to get your butt kicked, you need to do this 15-minute workout. It targets your biceps, triceps, shoulders, and trapezius muscle (a muscle in your upper back), and we promise it'll make …

Workouts

How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

Jennifer Lawrence's Trainer Just Shared 7 Tips for a Faster Metabolism

First, let's be honest. Even though it's the season for all the bikini/weight-loss/fat-burning talk, and yes, we're just about to divulge a trainer's …

Learn How to Finally Do a Push-Up Correctly With This Clever Trainer Tip

Out of all the bodyweight exercises one can do, I've realized that push-ups tend to be one of the hardest movements to learn. As a trainer, I work with a lot of clients who have specific goals, and learning how to do a proper push-up is always on the top of their lists. For most, perfecting a …

Workouts

I Train So I Can Hike a 14er Blog

You’ll want to start your training plan well before the day of your hike. Your training needs to imitate the physical challenges you’ll encounter …

An Equipment-Free, Full-Body Workout Perfect For Small Spaces (and It's Only 20 Minutes)

Too tired to go to the gym? Think you don't have enough space at home to get a workout in? Wrong! Say goodbye to the excuses with this full-body workout that only takes 20 minutes to complete. Do it in your bedroom, your living room — anywhere you please.<p><b>Directions:</b> Begin with a warmup to prevent …

Everything you need to know on Australian aid before next week’s Federal Budget

Each day the federal budget draws near, debates and predictions are flung in all directions, and you can be left with little sense of what to expect. …

These 6 Tried-and-True Tips Will Help You Flatten Your Belly and Trim Your Waist

Let's get the bad news out of the way first: unfortunately, there's no way to shrink specific parts of the body, which means you can't simply target belly fat. But that doesn't mean you can't work toward a trimmer waist. You just can't rely on crunches, planks, or sit-ups. Instead, it's all about …

The 5 Best Boxing Moves for Sculpted Arms

Just in time for summer.<p>Let’s face it, warm weather is fast approaching and—thanks to a combination of procrastination, an especially cold winter</i> …

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

5 trainers’ share signature exercises for toning your inner thighs

We're totally cool with the insides of our legs touching (and hope the #ThighGap trend died a slow, painful death), but we also know that …