Jessica Charvat

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30-Minute Power Yoga Flow For Tight Abs and a Toned Butt

A good yoga flow, when the poses are connected into a flowing sequence directed by your breath, makes for a great two-in-one workout providing flexibility training and strength training all at once. This 30-minute yoga session, led by Jess Taras and inspired by NYC- and LA-based Y7 Studio, is a …

7 yoga poses to avoid when you’re on your period

When you’re on your period, chances are the last thing you want to do is drag your bloated, lethargic body to a yoga class and get bendy whilst …

Four Classifications

Kid Power School Program | UNICEF Kid Power

Brain Breaks That Save Lives!<p>UNICEF Kid Power Ups get your kids active and saving lives with every dance move they make. Each time your group …

12 Great Lunges for the Hips, Glutes, and Thighs

Static Lunges<p>Static lunges are great for working all the major muscles of the hips, glutes, and thighs. In this version of lunges, you're simply …

Mixed Martial Arts

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Martial Arts

Pistol Perfect: One-Legged Squats And Beyond

When I began my fitness journey in the early '90s, machines and free weights ruled the world of strength. But recently, the pendulum of popular …

10 Triceps Exercises to Get Seriously Impressive Guns

Cue trembling arms.<p>Strong arms are on everybody's mind this time of year, whether you need killer muscles to lift your summer vacay suitcase into the overhead bin or just want to show off your toned triceps in a tank top. That's why we asked Nina Marchione, a yoga instructor at Solace in NYC, to …

Underwater Noise Is Killing Whales, But We Can Make The Oceans Quieter

Balcomb wanted to find out why. When he sent specimens of the whales to a lab, scans showed evidence of hemorrhaging around the brain, and blood …

Oil Exploration

Chocolate Cauliflower Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

15 Whole Foods-Based Lunches and Dinners That Won’t Break the Bank

While it can be tempting to grab one of every organic apple variety that you’ve never heard of, fresh produce, and the latest vegan products to hit …

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Turmeric latte: the ‘golden milk’ with a cult following

Cafes from Sydney to San Francisco are spicing up their menus with cold-pressed turmeric juice added to almond, cashew or coconut milk. It’s a healthy alternative to coffee, it tastes great – and it’s easy to make your own<p>It is a drink fit for Midas, with an ochre colour so vivid it doesn’t need an …

Food

Nutrition-Rich Omega 3 Blueberry Breakfast Cookies (gluten free + vegan!)

Nutrition-Rich Omega 3 Blueberry Breakfast Cookies (gluten free + vegan)<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>One bowl, easy to make, …

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.<p>The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up …

Mindfulness

Boosting student voice at Turner Valley School – a new way

Teachers at Turner Valley School in Alberta, Canada, have discovered a new way to give every student a voice in their learning. Find out how.

19 Tahini Dessert Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Okay, okay, you’re probably thinking “Tahini? In a dessert?” Yep, that special ingredient you put in your quick lunch recipes is about to get a serious upgrade. It’s time to ditch the hummus and basic tahini spread, and satisfy your sweet tooth. Its slightly nutty flavor and totally smooth texture …

Healthy Eating

8 Foods for Better Sleep

<i>Photo: Well+Good</i><p><b>By Willa Tellekson-Flash for Well+Good</b><p>You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights just a little bit earlier. After all, quality ZZZs affect everything from your immune system--and we doubt you have …

Sleep

Complete TRX 3-Day Full-Body Workout

You may have seen it at the gym or read about it here at STACK.com: use of the TRX Suspension Trainer is on the rise among athletes. TRX equipment …

How To Teach Children That Failure Is The Secret To Success

Is failure a positive opportunity to learn and grow, or is it a negative experience that hinders success? How parents answer that question has a big influence on how much children think they can improve their intelligence through hard work, a study says.<p>"Parents are a really critical force in child …

Psychology

Vegan Grilled Garden Vegetable Lasagna With Puttanesca Sauce

<b>Serves 8-12</b><p><i>Zucchini can be watery and lacking in flavor or texture, so when Scot proposed putting a vegetable lasagna that featured zucchini on the</i> …

Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

By Sadie Dingfelder<p>, Features reporter<p>Ever stare out into space and look for signs of intelligence? Well, we should be looking right here on Earth, primatologist Frans de Waal argues in his new book, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” (He’ll discuss it at a Smithsonian Associates …

Animals

Banana and Blueberry Oat Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Fill Your Freezer - Energy Bites

Did you know that there is a universal hierarchy of hunger levels?<p>Level one – <b>Hungry</b> – you haven’t eaten in a little while, and your brain is starting …

The 3 Biggest Myths About Fat-Burning For Active Women

I am really angry.<p>I have spent my entire career firmly planted in the field of sports nutrition, where the goals are performance-based. In sports …

New Study Finds That One-Minute Interval Training Might Be As Effective As A Lengthy 45-Minute Workout

The next be workout fad may just be the shortest workout ever: one-minute interval training. If what a new study suggests is correct, it's nearly as effective as working out hardcore for 45-minutes.<p>Now, keeping this in perspective, if you are training for endurance, this will never do. But for …

Exercise

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

Timesaving Full-body Circuit

Don’t have a ton of time but want to stay committed to your fitness? I have a perfect, quick yet effective full-body circuit workout for you! This …

Daily Dark Chocolate Can Help You Exercise Longer and Harder

Endurance EnhancerStudy says dark chocolate can boost your exercise performance.If you're skeptical about the benefits dark chocolate has to offer, …

Nutrition

Tone Your Arms and More With This Bodyweight Workout

You don't need to do countless reps of exercise that just work your arms! That's right, don't waste time with bicep curls and triceps kickbacks — try this bodyweight workout full of full-body moves that will tone you all over while sculpting lovely arms and defined shoulders.<p><b>Direction:</b> Perform this …