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34 Yoga Stretches And Main Muscles Involved

Whether you’re crazy about exercising, or you’re a beginner in fitness, you may already know that stretching is a mandatory routine before and after …

How to Grocery Shop Like Your Mom

Sally Sampson, the founder of Chop Chop Kids, shares essential recipes.<p>My 23-year-old daughter Lauren is kind, funny, smart, and beautiful and was once obsessed with making and photographing breakfast sandwiches. When she was in elementary school, she flirted briefly with vegetarianism and in high …

The Wake-Your-Ass-Up Workout

Kick-start your bod, your mind, your day with one chill (but invigorating) routine.<p>Excuse us for being dramatic, but in the bowels of the morning—when your eyes are heavy, your brain is a big ol' mushball, and the shower feels a million miles away—you need something to wake your ass up. That …

4 Essential Leg Moves You Never Do

Some exercises never go out of style, but a few great moves unfairly fall out of fashion. Below are four classic leg movements that not many …

12 Illustrations To Teach Kids Yoga Poses

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

High School

You've Been Throwing Out the Healthiest Part of Avocados This Entire Time

You'll never see the fruit the same way again.<p>Besides being creamy and delicious, avocados are often hailed as a superfood for their healthy fats. Experts are now saying, though, that the most nutritious part of the fruit might just be in your trashcan.<p>Whether you're preparing an avocado salad or …

11 photos that show how McDonald's has changed since the 1950s

McDonald's has launched a new design for its takeout packaging.<p>The burger chain is among the nation's oldest fast-food companies still in existence, and its packaging has changed drastically through the years.<p>With help from McDonald's, we've compiled images of the chain's takeout bags dating back …

The 10 most popular destinations for escaping the cold this winter

It happens some time around Feb. 10.<p>Winter loses its appeal, and the cold weather is no longer beautiful, romantic, crisp or exhilarating. It is just …

New York City billionaires could face a special tax for their exclusive views

"The builders are charging up to $100 million for apartments that offer helicopter views of lush foliage, jagged skylines, soothing rivers and angelic clouds.<p>They lure the super-rich, many with suspect foreign assets, to sky-high mansions. They enrich themselves by exploiting weak zoning rules to …

Real Estate

The Best Free Yoga Classes Online

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>As yoga has skyrocketed in popularity, teachers — typically paid a pittance …

Yoga

2 Poses Nearly Everyone Does Wrong In Their First Yoga Class

Learn these and you'll look like a pro.<p>Yoga is meant to help you feel more centered, calm and strong, but if you're new to the yoga scene, the idea of setting foot in your first class can make you feel more anxious than eager.<p>You're certainly not alone. Certified yoga teacher Diana Zotos Florio …

Yoga

An 8-Step Guide To Tapping Into Your Spiritual Side Today

I grew up in a secular household, and I thought this was pretty awesome as a kid. After all, I got to sleep in every weekend because I never had to …

Spirituality

This Easy Pizza Grilled Cheese Is Probably The Most Delicious Thing You Can Make

A story of true love between pizza, grilled cheese, and you.<p><i>Recipe by Lindsay Hunt</i><p>Makes 1<p>2 tablespoons butter, soft<p>2 slices white sandwich bread<p>¼ cup marinara<p>4 slices low-moisture mozzarella cheese<p>2 ounces sliced pepperoni (6 thin slices)<p>Melt the butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium …

Everything You Need for the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse

We've put together a shopping list, printable recipes, and everything else you'll need for our 6th annual Food Lover's Cleanse.<p>We are so excited to be launching the Sixth Annual Food Lover’s Cleanse on January 2. This year, we're bringing you a handful of all-new recipes, as well as some of our …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Get Fat Fast

Grazing<p>Eating every few hours is important to keep your metabolism lit, but munching too much will only have you sucking it in to button your jeans …

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

Feeling flexible? Here are 2,100 yoga poses.

By Nancy Szokan<p>Maybe you decide to study yoga. So you go to a class and you learn poses: lotus, tree, mountain, corpse (yes, you learn, the resting pose is actually called corpse pose), pigeon, cobra, warrior. As time goes by, you learn harder poses, or more elaborate versions of the simple …

Yoga

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

Meditation

Coffee vs. Tea: Pros, Cons and How to Drink Them Best

A colleague recently came to me asking what’s better: coffee or tea? She told me that she (a coffee drinker) and her boyfriend (more of a tea guy) …

The Best Appetizer Recipes In The Universe

Appetizer recipes. 70 of them, from savory to sweet to everything in between.<p><b>See the full list here.</b><p><b>Italian Pinwheels</b><p>Warning--these Italian-inspired apps won't last long. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><i>More puff-pastry apps.</i><p><b>Mozzarella Bites</b><p>Once you pop, you can't stop. <b>Get the Recipe</b>.<p><i>More cheesy bites.</i><p><b>Buffalo</b> …

Cooking

Silicon Valley tech workers are taking LSD to increase their productivity

But for a growing number of Silicon Valley professionals looking to add that extra productivity edge, the drug of choice is LSD, Rolling Stone reports.<p>The practice is called "microdosing."<p>Users take LSD at roughly a tenth of the normal amount to avoid the drug's mind-bending hallucinogenic effects …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Best Breakfast Foods For Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight, results start in the kitchen — and at your first meal of the day. Have these healthy breakfast staples on hand to set yourself up for weight-loss success.<p><b>Cinnamon:</b>Think of cinnamon as your breakfast's secret weight-loss powerhouse. The spice adds sweetness to almost …

Homophobes are fuming about this gay Star Wars ad

Fear is the path to pointless homophobia, apparently.<p>When Campbell’s Soup launched their Star Wars edition products, they probably weren’t expecting …