George Anna Clark

88 Flips | 8 Magazines | 62 Likes | 2 Following | 5 Followers | @GeorgeAnnaClark | Keep up with George Anna Clark on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “George Anna Clark”

Is Stretching Important Before Working Out? This One Movement Is All You Need To Do

There are a lot of stretches out there. And while stretching does feel great, I'm the first to admit that if I need to get a quick jog in, or I'm …

Exercise

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Here's why good core strength is essential for endurance athletes like cyclists — and how to get started with an exercise routine.Read the full …

Cycling

7 Apps That Will Chill You The F*** Out

Let your phone be your personal spa. Or something.<p>Between the distraction of work emails, the grinding banality of Facebook and the faux outrage of Twitter, your iPhone isn't exactly a fountain of peace and well-being now is it?<p>Unless you use it properly. Shut down those annoying apps and download …

Apps

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

Our Favorite Paper Planners

A paper planner can help you stay organized and get more accomplished each day, and it’s a more polite way to plan projects and take notes in …

4 Mindful Strategies To Motivate You For Any Run

Feeling stuck in a rut, unmotivated or discouraged when you think about running? Are you longing for more moments when everything clicks and your …

Mindfulness

How the 20/10 Rule Will Change the Way You Clean

So, what should you do instead?<p>The solution is what Hoffman calls 20/10s—as in every time you clean, you should spend 20 minutes cleaning, then take …

5 Pilates Exercises to Ease and Prevent Back Pain

Ditch the painkillers and strengthen up your core instead, with these moves.<p>Nagging back pain can come at any age, and all too many of us are familiar with it. According to the American Chiropractic Association, half of all working Americans report feeling back pain every year, and as a nation, we …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Cleveland Clinic

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

$10 DIY Alarm System That Calls Your Cellphone

Ever wanted to make your own DIY alarm system? Believe it or not, you can make your own wireless DIY home security for only $10 with a few simple …

Where To Get Everything You Need for DIY Lighting Projects

The simplest pendant lamps run on just three ingredients—a cord, a plug, and a socket—along with a little bit of wiring know-how. To make creating a …

How to Build a Bed Frame - Genius!

For furniture that fuses elegance with economy, start with a few everyday supplies and tools—and end with this crafty cot!<p>Photo: …

Woodworking

The Best Back And Hip Stretch You Should Be Doing

One of the great things about yoga is that it's an anywhere, anytime practice, so those challenging poses and feel-good stretches aren't confined to …

7 Healthier Alternatives To Drinking Coffee

By Neny Herni Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Coffee alternatives<p>It’s time to break out of the caffeine routine and opt for healthier alternatives to stay …

30 Simple Habits That Promote Happiness And Mental Strength

<i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist in private practice, on Quora:</b><p><b>Mental happiness in ninety days with 30</b> …

10 Fitness And Wellbeing Apps To Try

Nike Training Club<p>The Nike Training Club app lets you train on the go, whether you have five minutes or an hour you can chose a workout that suits …

Apps

Brighten Clothes With This Awesome Dry Laundry Booster

Brighten dingy laundry with this homemade eco-friendly dry laundry booster. Instead of paying for commercial brands, you can easily make your own …

15 Ways to Reduce Heat Inside Your Home Without Using Electricity

Many times just a few simple upgrades can dramatically reduce the heat that comes into your home, while other times the only option is to try to get …

Home Improvement

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk Coffee Creamer

Homemade is always best.<p>If you’re a half-and-half in your coffee type of person, but are looking for a healthier, dairy-free alternative we have the solution: almond milk coffee creamer. And not just any almond milk coffee creamer, but the homemade kind.<p>We know that making almond milk at home is …

How to Stop Worrying By Staying Present With Mindfulness

Excessive worry seems to continue to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can …

This Is the Best DIY Anti-Bacterial Spray Ever

Clean your home and freshen it at the same time with this DIY eco-friendly anti-bacterial spray. It's made with natural ingredients that disinfect …

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

How to Create Your Own Interval Workouts

Having a specific purpose to each of your workouts is key. Interval training is a great way to help you achieve specific improvements as you work to …

Gnats, be gone! | Alys Fowler

Houseplants under attack? Get yourself a pinguicula, says Alys Fowler<p>Tiny little flies buzzing around my houseplants; it’s not the welcome home committee I’d wanted. Fungus gnats, or compost flies, are small, dark, short-lived gnats that love houseplants. The adults are annoying but harmless; the …

Earl se convierte en la tormenta más mortífera en México desde 2014

Las lluvias dejan al menos 48 víctimas en tres Estados del país<p>Earl se ha convertido en el fenómeno meteorológico que más muertes ha causado en los …

Watch How This Clever Design for a DIY Humane Mousetrap Works

It's made from books, bottles and other common household items<p>Glue traps are the most inhumane way to catch rodents, as they've been known to chew …

Here's Exactly How To Run Your Fastest Mile

<i>Getty Images</i><p>You can slash seconds off your best mile time without constantly pounding the pavement. "To quicken your pace you need to awaken your …