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7 Ways to Raise a Resilient Child

You can’t shield kids from all the crappy things in life, but we have seven strategies to help them face challenges with a can-do spirit.<p>When I asked my daughter, Birdy, to think of the time she was proudest of herself, she said, quickly, “The high ropes.” She meant the adventure-challenge obstacle …

Kids

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

Fitness

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

10 of the best toys for three-year olds

Playtime is one of the most crucial aspects of a child's development. It plays a part in developing them emotionally, physically and mentally. Choosing the right toys and games is therefore important in bringing up strong, healthy, confident children.<p>Toys and games help improve motor skills, …

Ryan Phillippe's total-body workout to burn fat and build lean muscle

Ryan Phillippe and his his longtime personal trainer, Happy Hill, refer to the actor’s training regimen as a “prison-style workout” for both its …

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Workouts

You Can Do This 5-Move Total-Body Workout Anywhere

​Do 100 reps of each of these classic exercises to burn fat and sculpt an athletic physique<p>This workout designed by Cam Byrnes from <i>Men's Health</i> Australia is a simple, no-fuss, but effective and fun total-body workout. It can be done almost anywhere: at home, the park, at a track, or at the …

5 exercises every fit guy must do

What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being strong enough for whatever you want to do. If you want to rock climb like a boss, you …

Workouts

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

Exercise

Tip: Stimulate New Triceps Growth

This superset is great for both bodybuilders and pure strength athletes. Check it out.<p>Hitting the triceps from a novel shoulder angle stimulates …

Workouts

3 Mindful Breathing Exercises That Reduce Stress in 10 Minutes or Less

Feeling a little stressed?<p>Don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, more than three quarters of Americans say they’ve felt stressed …

Transform Your Abs With Emily Skye’s 8-Minute Core Circuit

A strong core is crucial for everything you do. Whether you’re a runner, yogi, barre fanatic, or just going about your day-to-day life, a stable …

Workouts

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

5 Ways To Do It<p>If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank. Here's what the basic move looks …

Yoga for Runners

What research shows about the aerobic intensity of yoga.<p>"Runner's World Yoga for Runners" helps build strength and aids runners in their recovery.<p>A simple yoga routine loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner.<p>This sequence focuses on your fitness …

Yoga

Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids

Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And …

The power of talking sideways to children

Children need opportunities to talk solo to their parents. The best moments happen in ‘sideways listening’ – when out running, walking, driving, or baking or making<p>Good family communication is the key to successful parenting at all stages, but it’s not always easy. We all know the advice about …

Parenting
Mindfulness

3 Sleeping Tips To Help You Get A Good Night's Sleep

One of the common side effects of living in the twenty-first century is not getting enough sleep. Having a busy schedule, juggling work and family …

25 Enlightening Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Everything & More About Japanese Whisky

Japan’s whiskies are the darlings of the spirits world. Learn the history and answer the question: Do these scarce, expensive bottlings live up to …

Here's How You Should Actually Warm Up Before Your Run

From shin splints to torn hamstrings, every runner knows that one wrong move can send you straight to the sidelines for months, where you're left …

A Guide to Surviving the Holiday Break With Young Children

I’ll begin with a disclaimer: Celebrating the holidays with children is magic. They believe in Santa Claus. They geek out over Hatchimals (hot-toy-of-the-season alert!) and Disney princesses, and teepees pitched beneath the tree. It’s just like “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” promises: “The …

8 Ways To Create Traditions Your Kids Will Cherish

How to create family Christmas memories that will last a lifetime.<p>SuperStock via Getty Images<p>Creating your own Christmas traditions is one of the …

Kids

10 workouts that burn calories faster than traditional cardio

1. 4 rounds of circuits<p><b>Round One:</b><p>- Burpees<br>- Mountain Climbers<br>- Jumping Jacks<br>Three circuits: 10 reps first round, 15 reps second round and 20 reps …

Check out this great chocolate chip cookie recipe.

<i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes from</i> Food52<i>.</i><p>Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make …

Dessert

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

working knowledge

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Learning

Making a killing under Obamacare: The ACA gets blamed for rising premiums, while insurance companies are reaping massive profits

Health insurance costs are rising, but why? Let’s take a close look at health insurance companies’ soaring profits<p>Just days before the next open enrollment period was to begin under the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, Americans received some sobering news …

Health Care