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How Yoga Turns You Superhuman or Just Less Freaked Out About Life

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He …

77 Easy Summer Weeknight Dinner Recipes So You Can Just Chillllllllllllll

During the summer, there are no elaborate dinner recipes allowed.<p><b>Summer gives you permission to stop trying so hard.</b> Resign yourself to drinking all day outside. Read for pleasure. And absolutely do not stress about preparing an elaborate dinner. These 77 relaxed dinner recipes, which require …

How to Add Workouts to Busy Schedule

Working out when you're busy can be seriously tough — or straight-up nonexistent. But even if your schedule is always jam-packed, that doesn't mean your fitness routine has to go by the wayside. Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins can relate — not only is he crazy busy, but his clients don't exactly …

How to Stop Thinking During Meditation: 10 Tips to Calm in 10 Minutes

Have you tried meditation only to get frustrated because you can't stop thinking or worrying?<p>Maybe you worry so much that you feel more stressed after meditation than when you began! If you struggle with constant thoughts during meditation, don't give up yet!<p><b>With these 10 tips, you'll get calm,</b> …

The Best Streaming Workouts

Anything from travel, to hellish work hours, to a generally all-over-the-place schedule, can put the breaks on an exercise routine. The beauty of …

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Chicago's first cider bar to open in February

The team behind Fountainhead has finally announced the opening of the Northman in February. The Northman will offer 18 cider drafts, six draft craft …

7 New Machines to Make Great Coffee at Home...Without Using a Pod

Making cafe-quality specialty coffee at home just got a whole lot easier. And we don't even have to change out of our pajamas.<p>We love specialty coffee and are forever grateful for our favorite baristas, but sometimes we wish we could make craft coffee at home taste like it does at cafés—with the …

The (Totally Fun, Not-At-All Stuffy) New Rules of Wine

Thanks to a new wave of offbeat, downright chuggable bottles from upstart winemakers and importers, there's never been a better time for the average food lover to buy, drink, and even collect wine—no occasion needed.<p>The first rule? There are no rules. No vintage charts, no snooty swirling, no …

Wine

11 Cider Cocktails for All Your Holiday Parties

Aside from the holidays, December is the season to drink and be merry. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or curling up by the fireside, cider cocktails are the way to go. To make your winter days and nights a little sweeter, we’ve rummaged through recipes for the very best. Here are 11 sweet, …

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

Yoga

12 Ways to Make Tomato Soup

Tomato soup can be a luscious starter or a healthy comfort-food dinner. Here are 12 ways to make incredible tomato soup.<p><b>1. Chunky</b><br>Flavor your soup …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

Chicago's Top Wedding Makeup Artists

You already have that whole bridal glow-thing happening, but with a little extra zhuzz from a professional, your makeup will be picture perfect.<p>Beauty on Call always tops our list because this team of experts will arrive on location and deliver full-service beauty and spa treatments, and then …

Husbands Admit What They Wish You'd Do in Bed

Just as wives fantasize their men would pull new (or improved) bedroom moves, husbands have a list of "wants" when it comes to sex. We went to the source — five husbands — to find out what they really wish you'd do in bed.<p>"I want my wife to take control more often," says one married man. "There's …

Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those who sit all day.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/2/1441192361934/1ac83f10-7319-4ba9-a789-8af5a454d26c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those …

Muscle

Open-Your-Hips Flow Video

This sequence, designed to help open the hips and low back, will facilitate the movement of stagnant energy and improve digestion.<p>Kathryn Budig's …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Try PiYo at Home: A Low-Impact Workout That Sculpts, Strengthens and Stretches

Anthony Cunanan<p>About This Workout<p>"You can sculpt your whole body without beating yourself up," says Chalene Johnson, the creator of the new PiYo DVD …

Workouts

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

50 beauty cheats by Bobbi Brown that will change the way you wear make-up

She started her eponymous brand 20 years ago, with a simple yet impactful philosophy: To empower women with the right make-up and knowledge to look …

20 Awesome Ways To Wear White Jeans This Summer

Time never stops and we’re about to welcome the summer season! The weather is warm enough already, so right now we can allow ourselves to shed the …

The Ultimate Pilates Ab Workout: 6 Must-Try Moves

If you’re sick of slogging through endless rounds of crunches at the gym, we don’t blame you. Ab workouts can be boring — but that’s where Pilates …

Workouts

These 18 YouTube Channels Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Wi-Fi don't fail me now.<p>You don't need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. Here are some YouTube channels you might want to subscribe to for workouts, fitness tips, or just plain motivation to get your butt into gear. Get it!<p><b>Before you get</b> …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

Why You Barely Look Like You Exercise—Even Though You Work Out a Ton

What to do when you're on a fitness boat to nowhere<p>Let's just get this out of the way: Sweating on the reg doesn't always translate to tight abs and a toned butt. You could be doing the wrong routine for your body—not that we can blame you: "We're overwhelmed by new studies, fad workouts, and …

Workouts

Spotify, Tidal, Taylor Swift, And The Coming Streaming Music Wars

The battle for listeners is about much more than one star’s catalog.<p>Once upon a time, on-demand, unlimited streaming access to a huge catalog of music for a monthly fee was an amazingly exciting idea, and Rhapsody was the only company doing it. Now services like Spotify and Deezer have dominated …

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Lean For The New Year: 9 Surefire Weight Loss Tips

If you're looking to make 2015 your leanest year yet, you've come to the right place. Whether you want to push full steam ahead and build on the …

Fitness

10 Avocado Recipes for Weight Loss

Besides tasting beyond delicious, avocados can also help lower blood pressure, banish bloat, quell hunger pangs and fry stubborn belly fat. It really …

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …