Cristina Ochoa

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The runner’s guide to cross-training

There are few things as euphoric, motivating, and addicting as a runner’s high. (Yes, it’s real.) But as great as it would be to get that …

Boot Camp

5 powerhouse runners share the best advice they ever received

Anyone can get out there and run. After all, you don’t need any equipment or a pricy membership to pound the pavement. If you’ve got a pair of sneaks …

Here's how eating sugar affects your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

Diabetes

5 Healthy Foods a "Nutritionist on a Budget" Always Buys From Costco

Costco may be known for its oversize offerings, but in nutritionist Heather McClee's opinion, the membership-only warehouse is a hidden gem for …

Drinking cherry juice could give you an extra 84 minutes of sleep every night, study finds

If counting sheep doesn’t help you drift off into a deep sleep at night, you might want to consider downing a glass of Montmorency tart cherry …

Sleep

Why now’s the time to discover northern Norway

As the world starts to get wrapped up in winter, the shrewd traveller begins planning an escape. Between now and Easter, you can avoid the crowds and …

Revealed: The most 'welcoming' city on Earth (where chewing gum is banned)

The world’s most welcoming city? According to a new ranking, it’s not free-spirited New Orleans, hip Berlin or sociable Stockholm, but a place where chewing gum is banned and eating or drinking on the metro can result in a hefty fine. It’s Singapore.<p>The Asian city state pipped the Swedish capital …

Security Showdown: Smart Locks vs. “Dumb” Locks

A proper lock is a crucial component to home security, keeping unwanted intruders from four-legged pests to would-be burglars at bay. And while we …

Home Automation

14 ways you can control your home with your voice using Amazon's Echo and Alexa

Indeed, it would almost be a waste to simply use it as a regular Bluetooth speaker or ask it about it tomorrow's weather. Apple's Siri can already do that.<p>More and more smart-home and connected-device companies are adding support for Amazon's smart AI assistant, called Alexa, so you can control …

Smart Homes

Daily Grind: The 7 Best Coffee Grinders for a Superb Brew

Coffee aficionados know the best way to brew a great cup is to grind the beans yourself. That’s because the act of grinding beans has been said to …

This Cilantro Lime Chicken & Veggie Rice Meal Prep Will Keep You On Track All Week

#LunchGoals<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 lime, juiced<p>⅓ cup cilantro, minced<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 red bell pepper, diced<p>½ red onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bag riced …

Chili Powder

Clothes That Can Survive Even the Messiest Situations

According to people (like nurses, nannies, and bird researchers) who would know.<p>As we all know, life can be messy. Emotionally, sure, but also just straight-up covered in grime, dirt, sweat, and other unmentionable substances. And sometimes you need clothes (and shoes) that you know can stand up to …

Diapers

Nanoleaf's Terra light wall paints Arctic landscapes with 1,200 color-changing LEDs

Nanoleaf – creators of the first modular smart light – recently unveiled a mesmerizing light wall at Alaska‘s Anchorage Museum that evokes remote …

Home Automation

Microsoft revealed its plans for world domination at Build

Microsoft just wrapped up its Build developer conference, and the unifying theme was clear: Windows and Cortana everywhere. Whether it's linking Windows to all your other devices or letting developers code for various platforms from their PCs, Microsoft is making a bigger effort to get its hooks in …

Software

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof — here's everything we know about the project so far

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof.<p>The company originally said it would begin selling its solar roof in April, but CEO Elon Musk said that two of the four shingle options wouldn't be made available until early 2018. A Tesla representative declined to comment further on why the timeline …

Tesla