Lauren Townsend

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Get A Full-Body Workout At The Park With These 6 Exercises

When Maureen Flatley, 36, arrived for her first workout with personal trainer Katie Peters, the owner of Underground Training in Southold, New York, she found herself at a playground—feeling a bit skeptical.<p>“It was hard to imagine that I was going to get an amazing workout at the same park where I …

Get a Full-Body Workout Without Leaving Your Bed. Here’s How

If you aren’t a morning person, the thought of jumping out of bed to get to the gym may sound like the worst idea in the world, especially on a lazy …

Yoga

Addressing the Root of Your Knee Problems and DIY Tips to Alleviate Them

<b>Knee problems can stem from a load of factors.</b> If you have ruled out any significant trauma or degeneration, this post will make some strong …

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Five Tips For Adopting a More Efficient Running Style

Perform better and prevent injuries with these tips<p>By Christine Blanchette<p>To get the most out of your running performance and to help prevent …

Eight Surprising Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk At Work To Make Your Bikini Bod Last

Summer may be coming to an end, but the beach body you worked so hard for doesn’t have to! Speaking to experts, we have brilliant exercises you can …

Yoga

​The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips | Men’s Health

<b>How to Do a Banded Wall Squat:</b><p>Put your thumbs in a resistance band and bring it behind your back, creating loops on both ends. Then sit down on the floor next to a wall, and place your feet flat on the wall in your squat stance. Next, loop the band around your knees and lay down. From the side, …

What Happened When I Ate The Best Brain Foods For A Week

This is what cutting out sugar and dairy and eating lots of fish and blueberries did to my productivity.<p>We know that there is a strong connection between your physical health and work performance. I thought I was doing pretty well. I consider myself a pretty healthy person: I try to run one half …

Late night snacking not only makes you fat, it ages you too

Midnight snacks can cause wrinkles and even skin cancer, according to new research.<p>Eating at the wrong time of day disrupts the body’s internal …

How to Reduce Your Junk Food Cravings | Men’s Health

That means if you want to stop craving a certain food—say, you can’t resist a bag of hot salty fries, or you need a couple scoops of ice cream to top off your day—you’re better off eating it less often than simply reducing your portion of it, the researchers say.<p><i>Vanilla Muscle Ice Cream:</i><p>It likely …

The Truth About Alcohol And Weight Gain | Women's Health

As a result of their findings, the researchers concluded that heavy drinking should be part of the discussion when it comes to talking about healthy eating and weight loss.<p>“It’s important to look at alcohol in terms of calories,” says Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., instructor of medicine and …

11 Weight Watchers Breakfasts Under 7 SmartPoints

The last thing I want to do in the morning is try to figure out what to eat that will not only start my day in a good way, but also won't break the …

How to make Jon Snow's IKEA cape on Game of Thrones - IKEA released instructions for Jon Snow's rug cape on Game of Thrones

This winter, <i>Game of Thrones</i> looks are going to be the hot new trend.<p>After it was revealed last week that <i>Game of Thrones</i> costume designers simply …

TV Series

'Game of Thrones' fan drops the mic on that Littlefinger storyline with this huge theory

<b>Warning: Contains spoilers for</b> <i>Game of Thrones</i> <b>Season 7, episode 5.</b><p>What exactly is Littlefinger up to?<p>Of all the characters in <i>Game of Thrones</i>, he's …

New ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theory Says Azor Ahai Is Actually Dead

The prince that was promised, Azor Ahai, the bringer of light and savior of Westeros … is dead. And he — or she — has been dead for quite some time. …

18 Pretty Cuticle Tattoos That Are Even Better Than Nail Art

There's dressing up your hands with nail art, and then there's really committing to decorating your hands with full-on tattoos. You could go the route of a finger tattoo or you could be more subtle with a simple cuticle tattoo. A design as delicate as a few dots surrounding your fingernail will …

First Bus announces plans for two night services between West Lothian and Edinburgh

First West Lothian managing director Paul McGowan says the company have "listened to feedback from customers" and introduced the services.<p>A bus …

A Brief History Of Holyrood Abbey In Edinburgh

20 Free Edinburgh Scotland Attractions for those of us who do not possess a trust fund (if you have one feel free to hit me up)

This post is a massive shout out to 20 Fabulous and Free Edinburgh Scotland Attractions<p>Peek a boo Edinburgh! I see you!<p>Free is a funny thing. I mean …

48 Hours in Edinburgh - Things to Do, Where to Stay & What to Eat!

Edinburgh is the first stop on many travelers’ Scottish itineraries and rightfully so. Scotland’s capital continually finds itself in the top 10 …

10 amazing cycle routes to inspire you to get on your bike this summer in Scotland

As more people take to two wheels and enjoy cycling in Scotland we share 10 of the best routes to try this summer.<p>LIFE takes a different perspective …

16 Breathtaking Photos of my Scottish Highland Tour from Inverness

I’ve just come back from my one day Scottish Highland tour from Inverness and it was WONDERFUL!<p>Enjoying Scotland without car is quite unfortunate. I …

A week of walking in Scotland: beautiful

If You Go<p>• <b>LONG-DISTANCE WALKS IN SCOTLAND:</b> www.walkhighlands.co.uk/long-distance-routes.shtml or www.west-highland-way.co.uk/home.asp<p>• <b>OUTFITTERS AND</b> …

Stoned Plus Buzzed: Mixing Caffeine and Pot Brings New Risks

Eighty percent of Americans get a daily jolt from caffeine, and now, as marijuana legalization has spread across the nation, some users and …

A Little Pot with that Pinot? California Weed Farms and Wineries Pair Up

Picture this: You’re enjoying one of Northern California’s famed wine tours — travelling to sunny vineyards, sampling the finest pinot noir, dining …

Sonoma Wine Country Scores A New Pot Of Gold

It seems like only yesterday California’s Humboldt County claimed or had been given the mantle cannabis capital of the state. Some have said more cannabis grows in Humboldt County than any other crop in the county or in any other county; salon.com called it not just California’s but America’s …

Cannabis

Millennials Are Drinking Wine And Smoking Weed, And The Beer Industry Is Feeling The Effects

There’s rumbling in the beer industry this week. America’s biggest independent brewer Boston Beer Company was downgraded by Goldman Sachs, based on decreased sales and unfavorable upcoming projections for the beer industry in general. Why? Wine and legal cannabis is taking its toll on the suds.<p>To …

Marijuana Smokers Should Be More Considerate

Smoke 'em if you've got 'em. Just somewhere else, please.<p>I support marijuana legalization, but I wish pot smokers would stop stinking up the sidewalks.<p>I’m not alone. In places where using marijuana no longer carries the threat of a jail sentence, the pungent odor of ganja is increasingly …

San Diego unveils rules for marijuana cultivation, manufacturing

San Diego’s plan to allow local cultivation, manufacturing and testing of marijuana took a key step forward with the recent unveiling of proposed …

Cru Beaujolais Has a Rock-Solid Future

Still underappreciated, Cru Beaujolais increasingly deserves the spotlight. Take a closer look at Juliénas, Moulin-à-Vent, Fleurie, Morgon and …