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9 Celeb Makeup Artists Reveal the One Product They Can’t Live Without

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diabetes

Here's How Likely You Are to Die Young

Pop quiz: What are the most important numbers to know when it comes to your risk of heart disease? You might say your blood pressure, or cholesterol, …

9 Dermatologist-Approved Skin Products That Can Reduce Fine Lines and Sun Spots

Top skin docs pick their favorite products to help you get silky-smooth skin — straight from the tube, jar, or bottle.

Low-Sugar, High-Protein Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats

Ever since you tried overnight oats, they've been your go-to breakfast. With all the different combinations, from apple pie to chocolate peanut butter, you could have a new flavor every day of the week! The one thing you don't love is that it's not exactly superhigh in protein — that is, until …

We Tried Weightlifting For Six Weeks And Here's What Happened

A three-times-a-week program that even fitness newbies can do.<p>Or, well, we decided we wanted to become at least a <i>little</i> bit stronger. Both of us are pretty fit people (averaging 2-5 workouts per week), but neither of us had any real prior experience with weight training. The free weight area always …

19 Healthy 30-Minute Salmon Recipes

If you’ve wanted to cook more seafood but aren’t sure where to start, salmon is a great gateway fish. It’s extremely versatile, whether you’re looking for a simple sheet pan dinner or something a little more adventurous like curry. Even more incentive is the fact that salmon is rich in the fatty …

From Thai to Indian: 9 Easy Ethnic Recipes Your Family Will Love

From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough for the kids but authentic enough for more adventurous eaters.<p><b>1. Shrimp Pad Thai</b><p>Everything you need for this delicious Shrimp Pad Thai, you can find at your local grocery store -- …

Cooking

23 Tips That'll Trick Others Into Thinking You're A Chef

You might even find yourself on the next episode of Chopped.

This 30-Minute Pilates Workout Will Whip You Into Shape

Trainer Jake DuPree wants to help you get ready for the beach — and stat! Focusing on the abs and butt, this 30-minute workout starts with a bang and just keeps going and going — in the best way possible. Your heart rate stays up while you tone and sculpt, which is always a bonus. Plus, you don't …

The 5 daily rituals that will make you happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not "oh, life is pretty good," I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

7 under-the-radar family travel destinations

The most common reaction we get when people learn about our family’s year-long trek around the country living in a travel trailer is, “So what was your favorite place?” It’s not that it’s an unreasonable question, it’s just impossible to answer.<p>Despite 40,000 miles under our timing belts and …

National Parks

Good Posture: Its Importance, Benefits, and How-To | The Art of Manliness

Take a peek into most every office in America. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. …

Ergonomics

21 Totally Free Ways to Upgrade Your Home

The greatest things in life are free—and home design is no exception. From frugal furniture to discount decor, these 21 DIY projects are sure to …

5 Pilates Moves You Should Do Every Day (Even If You Hate Pilates)

Pilates is for everyone. The movements allow you to safely and effectively move at your own pace and fitness level. The exercises focus on elongating …

Yoga

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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7 secrets of booking a cheap flight, from a family that has been traveling the world for over 3 years

In May 2012, Erin and Josh Bender sold their cars, rented their home in Perth, Australia, and booked a one-way ticket to Bali for themselves and their two children, Mia, now 6, and Caius, 5.<p>What started as a "six-month adventure" turned into much more, they tell Business Insider. Today, nearly four …

Air Travel

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Invest In Getting More Personal Energy: Easy Habits For The New Year

Few people realize how much you can impact and boost your personal energy levels by consciously investing in them. Investing in energy has a higher impact than focusing on managing your time, because unlike time, energy is a source we can enlarge. This can enable you to meet the demands of work, …

Immune System

7 No-Bake Desserts to Satisfy Late-Night Cravings

The incredible scent of cookies baking in the oven is well worth savoring. But this roundup isn't about that. It's about getting what you need the …

Dessert

The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

How To Manage Your Time: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

41 Dollar-Store Hacks Every Parent Should Know About

If you've got a dollar, you can make your life easier.

14 Surprising Things About Parenting in Sweden

For our final post of this year’s Motherhood Around the World series, we talked to Angelina Allen de Melo, a professional ballet dancer. She lives in …

19 Unpredictable Pumpkin Pie Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s fall, people — which means we are about to be inundated with all things pumpkin. From our Instagram feeds to the never-ending line at Starbucks, that big orange fruit (yes, fruit!) is everywhere. So when you are asked to bring a pumpkin dessert to the next party/brunch/shindig on your …