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This Ab Workout Is So Much More Effective Than Sit-Ups, Say Harvard Physicians

Crunches and sit-ups have long been staples of a typical abdominal workout. However, physicians at Harvard Medical School say there's a better way to …

Workouts

Bathroom of the Week: A Moody Tadelakt Bath in London

Catherine Bentley and Louis Hagen Hall comprise Bentley Hagen Hall, a London architecture and interior design studio. For a recent remodel of their …

How to design kitchen lighting

<i>This article was first published in April, 2013. It has been updated for the current season.</i><p>From reworking your downlight strategy to learning how to light glass cabinet, design director of John Cullen, Sally Storey, reveals how to get the right light for preparing food and setting the mood in your …

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

The new iPhone 7 camera vs. iPhone 6S camera

Köln, Germany—at Photokina, Griffin compares the new f/1.8 camera on the iPhone 7 to its f/2.2 predecessor on the iPhone 6S.<p>Optical image …

North America’s remote underwater wonderland

Dry Tortugas National Park presents a unique challenge: how do you preserve an area where weather and predator damage are out of the rangers’ control?<p>Dry Tortugas National Park, located about 70 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico, covers 100 sq miles of ocean and seven small islands. A …

National Parks

3 Weight Loss Workouts from The 21-Day At-Home Shred

Gym crowds suck. And being on the road several times per month can suck, too. It’s hard enough to lose weight or build muscle when life is …

Try These Rep Schemes for Big Results

The more you train, the better you'll become at adapting to your workouts. To avoid complacency, plateaus and overall boredom, you need to add some …

A 24-Hour Drink Menu for the Prettiest Skin of Your Life

You are what you sip.<p>Being as skin-obsessed as I am, I slather on all the products I can fit in my medicine cabinet daily. But I know full well I could be doing more as every Hollywood star with seemingly perfect skin takes an <i>inside-out</i> approach to beauty—i.e. it’s not simply what you put on your …

NEW STUDY: How to Activate More Muscle Fibers—With Your Mind

A new study from Denmark confirms the mind-muscle connection. Here’s how to use it during your next workout<p>The more you focus on the muscle you’re working, the more muscle fibers you activate. This mind-muscle connection was confirmed in a recent study from Denmark.<p>“The mind has a bigger influence …

The Hers Starter's Guide Workout Tips

The Hers Starter’s Guide workout program is built around basic, foundational exercises that will help you to obtain a lean, sexy physique. Whether …

Inside a Designer’s Mind with Claude Emmenegger at Audemars Piguet

<i>iW</i> recently sat down with one of Audemars Piguet’s latest team additions, Designer Claude Emmenegger. Since his induction, Emmenegger has focused on bringing modernity to the ever-successful and historic, Royal Oak collection.<p>Emmenegger sought inspiration through the Audemars Piguet museum and …

House Tour: A Minimal, Bold & Graphic Condo in Portland

<b>Apartment Therapy Survey:</b><p><b>My Style:</b> Modern, Minimal and Graphic<p><b>Inspiration:</b> Design and Lifestyle Blogs, Modernism, Scandinavian Design, Graphic</b> …

Patek Philippe World Time Chronograph Ref. 5930G

When no celebratory 40th anniversary Nautilus appeared at Patek Philippe’s luxurious stand at Baselworld 2016, many collectors were crestfallen. But with 30 new or updated models, the Geneva brand quickly made amends in the eyes of most enthusiasts, many of whom also prize Patek Philippe’s world …

Why You Should Walk, Not Run, For Weight Loss And Better Health

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Weight Loss

The Lose 10 Pounds in 30 Days Diet: Healthy Lunches Under 400 Calories

Chris Gallo<p>Spicy Bean and Guacamole Burritos<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup canned low-fat refried beans<br>• 1/4 cup salsa<br>• 3 tablespoons prepared guacamole<br>• 1 cup …

The Best Honeymoon Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

From over-the-top accommodations to secluded escapes, Condé Nast Traveler readers rated their favorite honeymoon islands in 2015.<p>10. Aruba<p>9. St. Thomas<p>8. Big Island, HI<p>7. Bahamas<p>6. Bermuda<p>5. Kauai, HI<p>4. Jamaica<p>3. Oahu, HI<p>2. Maui, HI<p>1. St. Lucia

7 Tricep Push-Up Variations That Will Build Massive Arms

Performing standard Push-Ups with your hands at shoulder-width will strengthen and build your chest, shoulder, triceps, core and abdomen muscles. But …

8 Simple Ways to Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know that a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting, and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen …

This Cabinet Gets Even Cooler When You Open It Up

This could really change small space living forever.<p>If you've ever lived in a cramped apartment, you understand the challenges that come with limited space: Lack of privacy when guests visit, little to no storage — you get the gist. But a very savvy wardrobe that goes way beyond your basic storage …

You Need to Know About This Stretch! It Makes Everything Better

It's a rest day in our month-long workout plan, so use this chill day to take care of yourself. So after a little light cardio — a walk, a jog, a swim — try this stretch. Technically it's a neck stretch, but it lengthens your spine and opens your chest too. It will make everything feel better. …

10 Creative Ways to Make IKEA Curtains Super Stylish

We basically want to put yellow pom-poms on everything now.<p>We basically want to put yellow pom-poms on everything now.

The 12 Hardest Arm Exercises of All Time

If you want to seriously start stretching your shirtsleeves, then it might be time to start introducing some advanced moves to your arm-focused …

Workouts

Extreme Wedding Photographer Does Photo Shoots on 350ft Cliff Ledge

If you ever feel the desire for a dramatic, adrenaline-fuelled photo shoot, Jay Philbrick of Philbrick Photography is the man to call. His stunning photographs are gathered from some very unique angles, high in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, USA. A professional climbing guide for over 10 …

Photography

The Hardest Home Chest Workout with No Weights Allowed

Whether you want to clock in an extra workout at home or you simply don’t go to gym and do all your training at home, or perhaps you’re traveling and …

Workouts