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Our Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Butt

Hip-Lift Progression<p>This is an awesome way to relieve tension in your lower back and work your butt at the same time. (A cushy mat will keep your …

Yoga

The Exercise That Will Help You Breathe Easy on Your Next Run

The first time I ever hit the track for a run, it felt like someone had lit my lungs up with a match and there was a burning fire blazing in my thoracic cavity, which had also incinerated my esophagus. Every few steps, I felt like I needed to slow down — my body was fine, but my lungs felt like …

Football, So Beautiful for Fans, Scars Players With Dementia

This Sunday evening marks the 50th playing of the Super Bowl, which began as a far simpler interleague rivalry and evolved into a national feast day for football fans to binge on the balletic action before giant television screens and worship the game across nacho bowls. Memory for detail, so …

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

Exercise

BBC Arts - Get Creative - In 2016 I'll get creative by... writing

In 2016 I'll get creative by... writing<p>A room of one's own?<p>Anstey's top tips for starting to write<p>Get Creative has asked published author and founder of champion Writing Matters, Anstey Spraggan, to share her top five tips for getting going on creative writing. Anstey’s novel When Ali Met Honour, …

Creative Writing

Climate change is depriving skiers of snow in the Alps—and causing more injuries

As any skier will tell you, skiing on artificial snow is not ideal. Skiing on no snow is even less fun. But with global temperatures rising, vacationers in the Alps hoping for fluffy powder and smooth slopes are instead navigating watery slush, concrete-hard fake snow, grassy patches, and the …

Skiing

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

A 35-Minute Yoga Class to Strengthen Your Legs and Butt

There's nothing like that stretched-out, super-relaxed feeling you get after an hour of moving to the rhythm of our breath during a yoga class. But …

8 Moments That Made Us Totally Rethink Gender In 2015

There's a lot more to gender than just traditional ideas about being "male" and "female" and here's the proof.<p>This year mainstream culture continued to evolve in how it perceives, experiences and talks about gender and the results are nothing short of thrilling.<p>From parents rethinking how they …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Why So Many Women Body-Shame Themselves

Plus, how to squash the habit.<p>Everyone has that friend who is always talking sh*t...about herself. Despite the fact that she's a grown-ass woman who's got it going on, she pinches her belly and constantly complains about her body Regina George-style. Maybe that friend is you.<p>Research suggests that …

Gay Men Try Kissing Straight Women And There's A Lot Of Giggling

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year or without internet connection, you'll be familiar with videos of strangers kissing one …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

Flipped Wrist Plank<p>I love this plank for stretching out tight wrists and shoulders. Come in to a regular plank then flip both hands around so the …

Bodyweight Exercise

Indian women who are fighting to stop genital mutilation

<b>The cruel practice of female genital mutilation is banned in many countries globally, but it remains widespread among the Bohras - a small Muslim community in India. Now, some Bohra women have started a campaign demanding an end to the ritual, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.</b><p>When Masooma …

India

This photographer's series on unconventional beauty went viral

She did not expect her homework assignment to go viral.<p>The project's purpose was to photograph what women found beautiful about themselves, thereby moving away from destructive self-criticism.<p>"I was surrounded by such beautiful women with such gorgeous souls," Woolridge told INSIDER. "[But they] …

Viral

How Informants Fueled the FBI’s Decades-Long Hunt for Gay Americans

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

France Banned Ultra-Skinny Models and the Fashion Industry Is Pissed

Violators of the new law will face up to six months in prison and a fine of over $80,000. That is, if the French authorities can even enforce it.<p>Late last Thursday, the French government passed a new law intended to ban excessively thin models from working in France, according to <i>WWD</i>.<p>In keeping with …

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