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A Look Back at Havana in All Its Glory

From Karl Lagerfeld to President Obama, Cuba has made its way onto seemingly everyone's itineraries lately. In case a jaunt there for Chanel's cruise show there in May isn't in the cards, here's a look back at Havana's best architecture and interiors over the years.

Foam Rolling Facts and Fiction

How the Foam Roller Can (and Can't) Help You<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Foam rolling has some benefits. But many people think it does things that …

Massage Therapy

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Bartender

You don't really need to go to bartending school.<p><b>1. Expect to start as a barback and work your way up.</b> Before you earn your spot behind the bar, you have to pay your dues — which means cleaning the counters, restocking liquor bottles, and taking the crappy shifts. I started my career as a waitress …

MuscleWiki Helps You Discover New Exercises for Specific Muscle Groups

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a variety of new exercises for specific muscle groups, check out MuscleWiki. It’s free, easy to use, and even …

Fitness

The High-Intensity Workout That Will Erase Your Crappy Day

Kick ass, feel better, repeat.<p>On top of making you feel frustrated and angry, a crappy day drives your adrenaline and cortisol sky high. The fallout from these powerful chemicals can cause your energy to crash, your to brain shut down, and sugar cravings to kick in. <i>Gah</i>!<p>Though you can't always avoid …

Workouts

17 Historically Hilarious Facts About Alcohol

If you thought we were the first generation who liked to get our drink on, then you are sadly mistaken. Yes indeed, our forefathers and their …

Three 20-Minute Cardio Workouts That Even Weight Lifters Will Love

If you’re a heavy weight lifter, you probably don’t like cardio much. Your workouts consist of intense lifting of heavy weights and after you’re done …

20 Breakfast Bowl Recipes to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

Breakfast

10 Post-Workout Habits to Make (and Break)

Shutterstock<p>Do: Drink Water<p>It's easy to leave the gym and be tempted by the coffee shop or deli around the corner. The coffee might smell amazing, or …

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase One

You’ve spent hundreds of dollars on programs, books, and workout videos. <b>You’ve stuck to plans for 2-90 days, only to burn out and resort to old ways</b>. …

Healthy Eating

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

Workouts

The Right Way to Breathe For More Powerful Weightlifting

In the weight room, the two most important things to consider are safety and how much you can lift. For some people, it’s one or the other, but with …

14 simple ways to start eating healthier now

It can also improve your mood and reduce your risk of disease. Yet despite all these benefits, maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle can be difficult.<p>Here are 14 ways to stick to a healthy diet:<p>Eating a nutritious diet has many benefits, including potential weight loss. However, it's important …

The 15 best poetry books of all time

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

The ultimate rowing machine workout (by the Cambridge University rowing team)

We asked rowers at the Cambridge University Boat Club to show us the closest thing they’ve got to a perfect rowing machine workout. This is what they …

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

16 Incredibly Interesting Podcasts To Get Lost In While You Work Out

Because sometimes you want stories, conversation, and infotainment.<p>They're lively, have a decent pace, and are legit interesting.

Vodka and Soda Is Such BS: Here's What You Should Really Drink if You're Watching Your Calories

Bottoms up.<p>A sad truth: You can exercise, cut out sweets, and up your veggie intake, but if you're still slingin' back margaritas at happy hour you're not doing your body any favors. Alcohol + sugar = a <i>ton</i> of extra calories, and probably ones you aren't accounting for. And while having *a drink* …

How to Eat, Train, Work, and Sleep Better

There has to be a better way. And there is—to eat, train, work, and sleep. It starts with asking the right questions of the world's top experts (we did that part) and ends with you making some simple changes to your daily habits. The result: a whole new level of performance, productivity, health, …

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Horchata

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

Workouts

16 high protein recipes for when you’re trying to cut carbs

So you want to get more protein in your body but are sick to death of protein shakes<p>Besides, you want some real food in your belly.<p>Check out these …

Food

What Happens If I Give Up Sugar for 3 Weeks?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a sugar junkie.<p>I probably got this trait from my dad, who can make half a pan of brownies disappear in a day.<p>…

This Shrimp Curry Can't Wait to Be Your Next Weeknight Dinner

Don't have time to make dinner on crazy weeknights? You obviously haven't met this shrimp curry with chickpeas and cauliflower.<p><i>For this year's Readers' Choice Week, we asked our readers to prove their cooking prowess by sharing their best recipes with us—and boy, did they deliver. Our Test Kitchen</i> …

18 Winning Recipes for Shrimp Lovers

Shrimp are among the most popular fish consumed in the US, and for good reason: High-quality, well-prepared shrimp are sweet and flavorful, with a satisfyingly crisp yet tender texture. But shrimp can also go very, very wrong when prepared poorly, becoming rubbery, mushy, and in any case totally …

Score a drink a day with Hooch, a subscription-based cocktail app

Hooch, which just launched in LA, is a subscription-based app that gives its members one cocktail every day for just $9.99 per month.<p>Yes, we’re being serious. For less than the price of one cocktail, you can get a drink each and every day at your choice of dozens of bars around New York or LA.<p>But …

The 32 best barbecue restaurants in America: From Austin to North Carolina, we take a foodie tour of the American South's top grills

The best way to see America is by car, and the best way to taste America is on a driving tour of the country’s most celebrated BBQ pits. On a three …

Loosen tight muscles to stay flexible and mobile

While most business people recognise the need to stay fit by going to the gym, cycling or running, fewer understand the importance of staying …