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This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Self-improvement

Homemade Bisquick Is Way Better Than the Boxed Stuff

For some people, a weekend just isn’t complete without a stack of pancakes or a tray of golden brown biscuits. While a dedicated few prefer to bake …

How to Make Your Own Breakfast Sausage

It only takes 10 minutes<p>Enough with the frozen sausage already. Not only is it easy enough to make your own breakfast patties, but it's a whole lot tastier—and healthier—than settling for the store-bought stuff. All it takes for a hearty, mouthwatering DIY sausage is ground pork, spices, and a bit …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

​8 Reasons to Do An Abs Workout Today

​A strong core doesn't just look good—it benefits your health in a number of ways<p>The dream of washboard abs is probably the ultimate reason why you suffer through long planks and endless situps. (Abs workouts don't have to suck, by the way. For the fastest and most enjoyable route to a six-pack, …

The Biceps Exercise that Will Crush Your Lower Body

We guarantee you’ve never tried this one<p>Pump up your biceps by getting down—into a <i>spider</i> lunge.<p>What, exactly, is a spider lunge? It’s a deep lunge that improves your hip mobility and core strength, while lighting up the muscles of your legs and shoulders.<p>The benefit to your arms: “When you perform …

Workouts

Five Ways to Work Out in the Gym When It's Crazy Packed

You want to work out, but when the gym is so packed that every machine and bench are taken you need all the self-control to not say, “Screw it!” and …

5 campsites with heated cabins and yurts near Toronto

Ontario Parks aren't just summer destinations. On the contrary, many of them are at their most beautiful in the fall and winter when the crowds have …

Weather

8 Obvious-But-Overlooked Ways Our Grandparents Survived Tough Times

Image source: Mast General Store<p>Hard times are nothing new. They have come and gone throughout the centuries, and people have dealt with difficulties …

The Best Bodyweight Workout When You Haven’t Hit the Gym in Forever

Sure, we’d all love to have the time and motivation to fit in a killer workout every. damn. day. But the truth is, sometimes life gets in the way. …

6 Simple Yoga Poses to Increase Your Flexibility

Shares 80<p>“I’m not flexible enough to do yoga.” You’ve heard that one before, haven’t you? You might have even said it yourself. Well, I’m here to …

How Many Carbs Do You Need?

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you're an athlete or a lifter trying to gain muscle and get strong, then you need carbs.<br>• Fat people have poor …

Nutrition

The Flower Pot Fire Pit

Replace Worn Arm Rests on a Secondhand Chair // Furniture Upcycle<p>Live Edge Black Walnut and Cherry Hayrake Dining Room Table<p>Jigsaw Table Like Table …

DIY

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Cleaning

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …