Cristina Wilson

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Tight shoulders got you down?

<i>By Brittany Moran</i><p>Do you ever experience tightness in your shoulders or upper back while running? You’re not alone. In my first marathon, the only …

8 Documentaries With Absolutely Crazy Twists

Everyone loves a good plot twist, but it’s so much more incredible when that twist is real. When documentaries can catch the unpredictable, the …

Lizzie Deignan: 10 ways to become a better cyclist this summer

Ahead of the start of the Tour de France this weekend, Britain’s top female road cyclist Lizzie Deignan reveals the training drills, nutritional rules and psychological tools needed to become a better rider<p>1. Power up your self-motivation<p>The thing I always use to motivate myself is to try to avoid …

The best movies of 2017 so far, ranked

Superheroes, superpigs, and all points in between.<p>It’s hard to believe, but true: 2017 is already half over.<p>The most prestigious films of the year usually come out in the fall in an attempt to make a run at the Oscars. But this year has <i>already</i> yielded a bumper crop of great movies, including three …

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Easy Family Dinners from the Farmers Market

My meal-planning routine has changed a bit since summer started. Instead of doing all my planning on Friday night, I wait until after the farmers …

12 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach Without Diet or Exercise

The easiest ways to flatten your abs.<p>Don't worry about making drastic changes just yet. A few small tweaks will help you curb bloating and slim your midsection the healthy way — no dietary restrictions or crazy workouts required.

Sigourney Weaver Stars in a New Experimental Sci-Fi Film: Watch “Rakka” Free Online

South African–Canadian film director Neill Blomkamp recently launched Oats Studios, a new film project devoted to creating experimental short films. …

Science Fiction

Got 10 Minutes? This Kettlebell Workout Only Has 3 Exercises

The versatile kettlebell can test your strength, endurance, and core balance all in one quick and simple workout session.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

Workouts

A Total-Body Workout to Build Metabolism-Boosting Muscle

You need to build some muscle to boost your metabolism, and this total-body workout will do just that. We start with a solid warmup, so you're ready to push your body to maximize your gains. The workout uses light free weights; we suggest five-pound dumbbells, but this workout is still effective if …

Hear Kurt Vonnegut Visit the Afterlife & Interview Dead Historical Figures: Isaac Newton, Adolf Hitler, Eugene Debs & More (Audio, 1998)

Kurt Vonnegut wrote novels, of course, but also short stories, essays, and — briefly, suitably late in his career — correspondence from the …

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.<p>Do mobility work at the end of your workout when your muscles are flushed …

Our favorite sci-fi books of all time

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

The 45 Most Anticipated Albums and Tours of Summer 2017

Crack open a cold one: Summer is nearly here — and so are dozens of artists with massive new tours and music. From Katy Perry’s anticipated <i>Witness</i> to …

9 moves that target post-pregnancy ‘pooch’

First of all, let’s get one thing straight: When you have a baby, your body changes. And that’s completely OK. More than that, it’s necessary. Every …

Weird Books You Should Read if You Like 'Twin Peaks'

Eye-patched amnesiacs, haunted hotels, and existential detectives are just a few of the Lynchian elements you'll encounter in these literary works.<p>It's happening again. After more than 25 years, David Lynch's groundbreaking TV show <i>Twin Peaks</i> is coming back on the air. (No word yet on if that gum …

The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films

Putting the tantalizing mixture of scifi and fantasy with stylish, gritty crime and intrigue on movie screens is nothing new. In fact, it’s been a …

10 Yoga Poses That Help Fight Cellulite and Tone Glutes

We love yoga for calming the mind, but it's also a great workout, especially those standing poses, which are great for strengthening and toning the legs and glutes. Building muscle is also a way you can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Here are 10 poses that will lead to inner calm and stronger …

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

4 exercises that relieve tight hips

If you have hip discomfort, these moves might help<p>If you are like the vast majority of the population, you will spend lots of time day to day sat at …

No sequels allowed: the 12 best alternative movies to watch this summer

Robots, pirates and talking cars might be dominating the multiplex, but the next few months will also bring a rich and varied mixture of smaller films<p>For audiences weary of watching superhero reboots set up superhero spin-offs while teasing superhero sequels, the summer can be a difficult, dry time …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

Five of the best online yoga workouts

Yoga has been shown to pack a healthful punch when it comes to all the associated health benefits. However, in our busy lives, there is not always …

15 yoga poses to heal your whole body

It can help heal your mind, physical injuries, and improve strength throughout your body, so it’s no surprise that yoga is one of the most powerful forms of exercise and mindfulness.<p>To better your whole body, try out these 15 healing yoga poses from Quentin Vennie’s upcoming memoir, “Strong in the …

These 8 Moves Are the Only Ones You Need to Get Strong as Hell

A strong body does more than give you bragging rights at the gym, although that's a definite side benefit. You're less likely to be injured when you …

Workouts

Eerie 'Fen' Is Full Of Dazzling, Hard-To-Explain Stories

"The land was drained." That's the first sentence in Daisy Johnson's haunting short story collection, <i>Fen</i>, and she wastes no time in establishing a setting. The Fens of eastern England are marshlands — or they were, until the 17th century when Parliament ordered them drained and converted into …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May

The month that Netflix shows off<p>Normally in these posts I try to put together some sort of competition-style write-up, pitting the services against one another in a streaming free-for-all. That’s not really going to be necessary this time, because May is all about one thing: Netflix bringing back …

The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All

For those who can stomach it, working out before breakfast may be more beneficial for health than eating first, according to a useful new study of meal timing and physical activity. Its results indicate that when we eat affects how much fat we burn during exercise and also alters molecular activity …

John Cena deadlifts 602 pounds: What fuels the WWE superstar at 40? Diet plan and workout routine - IBTimes India

John Cena follows a seven-meals-a-day diet with masses of protein and a strict 5-day muscle-building split-workout routine, to stay in shape.<p>WWE …