Jennifer Phipps

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The 5 Best Swimming Games to Play With a Pool Noodle

From seahorse races to tug-a-noodle, there are no limits to the fun can you have with a simple foam float.<p>The pool noodle is more than just a foam …

Fish

The Best Workout Clothes to Keep You Cool This Summer

These base layers, shorts, and shirts are specially designed to cool you down while you sweat it out under the sun.<p>No other way to say it: it’s <i>hot</i> …

Clothing

Trump Says He’s ‘Ready To Go’ With $500 Billion in Tariffs on All China Imports

President Donald Trump said he’s "ready to go" with tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports, saying the U.S. has been taken advantage of for too …

Donald Trump

‘That’s going to be special’: Tensions rise as Trump invites Putin to Washington

The White House announced Thursday that Vladimir Putin has been invited to Washington this fall, even as leaders in Washington tried to fully understand what happened when President Trump and the Russian leader met earlier this week in Helsinki.<p>White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders …

Donald Trump

Trump Invited Putin to Washington for Fall Summit, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Washington for a summit in the fall.<p>“In Helsinki, @POTUS agreed to ongoing working …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Putin fire rages on

The fallout over the president’s visit with the Russian president is showing no signs of slowing down.<p>It took the White House nearly 24 hours to publicly reject Russian President Vladimir Putin’s request to interrogate Americans, a proposal that was so roundly reviled that even the U.S. Senate …

Donald Trump

Mariia Butina, Who Sought ‘Back Channel’ Meeting for Trump and Putin, Is Charged as Russian Agent

WASHINGTON — A Russian woman who tried to broker a secret meeting between Donald J. Trump and the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, during the 2016 presidential campaign was charged Monday and accused of working with Americans to carry out a secret Russian effort to influence American …

U.S. Department of Justice

MGM Sues Vegas Mass-Shooting Victims in Hopes of Limiting Liability

MGM Resorts International sued the victims of a Las Vegas music festival mass shooting in an effort to block any potential compensation claims …

MGM Resorts International

A Besieged Trump Says He Misspoke on Russian Election Meddling

WASHINGTON — Under unrelenting pressure from congressional Republicans, his own advisers and his allies on Fox News, President Trump abruptly reversed course on Tuesday and claimed he had misspoken during a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin about whether Russia tried to influence the …

Donald Trump

Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in …

Donald Trump

Comedy vs. Tragedy: The Legacy of Robin Williams

When Robin Williams died in 2014 at the age of 63, the news landed with a shock for several reasons. Though his final years found him treading water …

Comedy

Trump accepts Putin's denials of election meddling, prompting outrage from Congress

HELSINKI – President Donald Trump accepted denials by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow interfered with the 2016 U.S. election Monday, bringing swift condemnation from members of Congress from both parties.<p>After meeting privately with Putin for two hours in Helsinki, Trump said he held …

Donald Trump

Trump blasts Prime Minister Theresa May in interview published during his first official visit to Britain

LONDON — After Prime Minister Theresa May rolled out the red carpet at Blenheim Palace on Thursday night for President Trump’s first official visit to Britain, a London tabloid published an explosive interview in which Trump blasted May’s compromise, pro-business plan to leave the European Union …

Great Britain

Fruit Gains Are A Real Thing, Let Us Explain

Finishing a brutal workout signals one of the greatest aspects of exercise: the protein shake. It's a ritual that us gym-goers life and die by, and …

Nutrition

11 Major Health and Fitness Benefits of Lifting Weights

Wonder what *really* happens when you add strength training to your routine? All these perks.<p>No disrespect to cardio, but if you want to blast fat, …

Exercise

A Gym That Fits In Your Pocket

Travel too much for the gym? Don’t have time for the gym? Not sure what to do at the gym? Just plain hate the gym? With POCKET MONKII, you won’t have …

Workouts

Your gym membership could soon earn a tax break

Exercise enthusiasts could soon rejoice as congressional lawmakers advance a new bill that could award tax breaks for fitness-related expenses.<p>The new bipartisan bill – approved by a panel of lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday – would create tax breaks for gym memberships, …

Taxes

Here's What A Pro Fitness Instructor Actually Eats In A Day

Hydration is key.<p><i>Some quotes have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Farm-to-table

8 free fitness apps that can help you get in shape — and what they're best for

Getting in shape can change your life.<p>Regular exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. It can improve your physical health, fight disease, extend your life, boost your mood and memory, combat anxiety and depression, and more.<p>And it just feels good to be fit.<p>If you don't already …

Exercise

These Goofy Strength Moves Will Get You Serious Results

<i>These simple stregth movements are a little bit funky looking, but are easy to fit into your routine and will benefit you in the long run.</i><p>Fire …

Workouts

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Workouts

This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises

This one's a sweaty one, guys. If you're looking to change up your gym routine, we've found the perfect one for you, courtesy of fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams. Stef Fit shared a full-body workout on Instagram featuring dumbbells, an exercise ball, and a bench, and we're sore just …

Exercise

Get fit in 15 minutes: The exercise to strengthen your upper body

Get fit in 15 minutes: The best exercise to strengthen and shape up your upper body<p><b>Nadya Fairweather reveals the best exercise to work out your upper</b> …

Exercise

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed.<p>The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which …

Health Care

Court vacancy fuels abortion politics in midterm elections

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats and Republicans once largely agreed that the upcoming midterm elections would hinge on the economy, health care and President Donald Trump's popularity. Not anymore.<p>A Supreme Court vacancy has pushed abortion to the forefront of election year politics, with both …

Iowa

10 Excellent Exercises to Build Strong and Powerful Shoulders

Powerful shoulders are essential for Crossfitters. Many gym rats have strong front deltoids from all the Bench Pressing over the years. Although the …

Workouts

Trump Officials Reverse Obama’s Policy on Affirmative Action in Schools

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it was abandoning Obama administration policies that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses, signaling that the administration will champion race-blind admissions standards.<p>In a joint letter, the …

Civil Rights

Photographers: It's Time to Start Watermarking Your Images

<i>A Virginia Federal Court ruling has potentially affected how copyright images are protected</i><p>We won’t get much into the specifics of what is going on …

Tutorials

This Is When You Should Eat Your Lightest And Heaviest Meals Of The Day

Timing matters.<p>When it comes to eating healthily, in the right amounts and maintaining your body shape, we’ve heard so many different rules, it’s a little exhausting. Some people say you can eat whatever you want as long as you hit around 1,200 calories a day, others say throw out calorie counting, …

Nutrition

15 Booty-Enhancing Exercises You Can Do Right at Home (No Equipment Required!)

Your living room or bedroom can sometimes be the best gym. Although weights are key to booty gains, you can still tone your butt without using any equipment in between gym sessions. Whether you're short on time, dumbbells, or even a membership, we've got you covered with the best at-home exercises …

Workouts