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Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

Workouts

15-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

<i>The following workout was originally featured on Carrots 'N' Cake and written by Tina Haupert, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Hi, guys!<br>Here's a quick yet high-intensity kettlebell workout that will challenge your entire body in a short amount of time. The Kettlebell Swings will get your heart …

Workouts

YouTubers Discuss Abusive Relationships In The Queer Female Community

"So many people don't realize that there are many ways someone can abuse someone."<p>A group of lesbian YouTubers recently came together to discuss different kinds of abuse and the way that abuse can manifest itself and play out in relationships among queer women.<p>Produced by vlogger Arielle Scarcella, …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

10 best CrossFit workouts for weight loss

A level-with-you fact: If you do CrossFit, you will almost certainly drop fat. “High-intensity interval training, common to CrossFit, is very …

Being Selfish Makes Me a Better Mom

I adore my children. But I also was a woman and a wife long before they came along.<p>From the day the midwife placed my first child, naked and wriggling on my chest, I have adored my children. I would die for them. But 20 minutes later, I asked my midwife when I was allowed to go on my first …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

5 Tabata Workout For Beginners

<i>*Courtesy of Red Head On The Run</i><p>I get a lot of questions about workouts that you can do from home or if you’re just starting to get fit. One of my …

This Mother's Reaction to Her Son's Fit of Anger Can Teach Us All a Lesson in Parenting

<i>This story from mom and blogger Kathleen Fleming of Majestic Unicorn about her son accidentally breaking a mirror in the house is absolutely inspiring.</i><p>This was my hallway last Wednesday.<p>Broken. Sharp. Treacherous.<p>This was my hallway.<p>It was my son who did this.<p>Sometimes, often really, things break — …

Parenting

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, November 11th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Why You Should Love Walking

If you’re looking to fine tune your body with a low-impact exercise that’s easy to do, requires no training and can be done at any age, then walking …

3 Major Health Myths, According to Ob/Gyns

We may know a thing or two (or three) about sex, but some myths continue to persist, even well into adulthood. Our parents’ generation tried to …

She's A Lesbian, He's Gay, And Their 33-Year Marriage Will Change Your Perception Of Love

"Life is nothing if not an interesting adventure."<p>Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell in love and got married. But that's where the traditional narrative ends. Dennis, 60, identifies as gay, and Linda, 59, is an intersex woman who …

This Dad's Honest Sex Advice to His Teenage Kids Deserves a Standing Ovation

For most people, the first time they have sex is awkward, clumsy, incredibly not-pleasurable and, in the event that the deflowering takes place …

Shape of the House

An interactive exploration of the 42nd Parliament<p><b>By Amanda Shendruk and Nick Taylor-Vaisey</b><p>Well, it’s over.<p>Canadians have made their decision after …

2 Programs to Build Up Your Pull Ups

<b>Some of the biggest smiles in training come after people achieve their first strict pull up.</b> People feel a great sense of accomplishment when they …

As A Student, I Wish You Knew.... #iWishStudent

Well, the conclusion of my "I Wish You Knew..." series is here. This has been such a learning journey for me to hear from administrators, then …

8 Moves to Make Your Pancake Butt Pop

You won't even recognize your booty.<p>PSA to any women who's dreamed of having a bigger, rounder butt: You don't need to settle for the buns you're born with.<p>Give your backside some sexy pop (and strength!) with the workout below, designed by fitness trainer, health coach, and fitness model Elizabeth …

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions.<p>Shutterstock<p>I've made a lot of bad rules in the decade I've been a mom, from …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

Lessons From "The Dress": The Ambiguity of Visual Perception

<i>This article originally appeared on Pascal’s Pensées. Click here for the original article from author Pascal Wallisch or continue reading below:</i><p>The …

Cognition

8 Great TED Talks to Watch with Your Kids

February 19, 2015<br>Looking for some TED talks to inspire young minds? The list below contains some wonderful talks to watch with your kids. The talks …

Teachers' Guide to iPad ( Everything You Need to Know about Your iPad)

February 13, 2015<br>I just finished installing OS X Yosemite on my iMac and I am really thrilled by the multitude of new features Apple added to this …

IPad Air

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

<b>1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video</b><p>Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents …

iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework and Class Management

February 10, 2015<br>In today’s list, I am sharing with you a set of powerful iPad apps congenial for homework organization and classroom management. …

Apps