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Yogis, you can turn your cat cows into a quick core workout with these 3 abs-burning moves

I’m about to put in writing (on the internet no less!) what may be an incredibly unpopular opinion coming from a yogi: I really, really dislike …

Workouts

Spartan Race Founder Joe De Sena Does This Body-Weight Workout Every Morning

Unleash your inner Spartan!<p>Joe De Sena isn’t your average fitness guru—you’re much more likely to find him lugging a log through the woods than …

Home Workouts

The Best U.S. National Parks, According to a Couple That Visited Them All

1 of 12<p>Death Valley National Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Grand Tetons National Park<p>3 of 12<p>Glacier National Park<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Badlands National …

National Parks

Charming Illustrations Capture the Intimate Moments of a Couple in Love

When we previously introduced you to the work of Los Angeles-based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As back in 2017, her charming illustrations depicted the often overlooked perks of living alone. However, Ma Van As has recently been exploring the other end of the spectrum, capturing the daily intimate moments …

Drawing

The art of impermanence: The waves will come, just ride them better

Our thoughts are like waves in the ocean. They keep coming. Sometimes, it feels like the waves are bigger and we’re fighting for air. Fortunately, it …

Mindfulness

How to Argue With People

Suppose a politician comes out strongly against illegal immigration. Two interlocutors, Bob and Sue have different views on this position. Bob …

Immigration

10 Easy Lunches That Don't Need to Be Refrigerated — A Lunch Box for Everyone

A lot of make-ahead lunch ideas assume your food can be stored in a fridge until it's time to eat. But what happens when you're at school, on the …

Eliminate Back Fat and Build Muscle With These 14 Back-Strengthening Exercises

Throughout my years as a trainer, I've noticed that men love to train their upper body, whereas women tend to focus more on their lower body. There's nothing wrong with having a favorite body part to work (mine is legs), but it's important that we spend time strengthening all of our muscles in …

Workouts

Start Building Lean Muscle With This Trainer's Total-Body Workout

We get it. With everything you've got going on, spending an hour plus at the gym can be pretty unrealistic. If your schedule is jam-packed and you still want to get a quality workout in, you've got to try this three-move workout from Instagram influencer and personal trainer Alexia Clark. The …

Grab 1 Kettlebell and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Strength Workout

If you've never used a kettlebell before, now's the perfect time to get started! Multi-certified trainer Vishal Kumar has created a great workout that just requires one kettlebell, and it's a full-body session, so you don't have to worry about any area being neglected.<p>"Use a moderate weight and …

How a Transplanted Face Transformed Katie Stubblefield’s Life

Story of a Face<p>At 18, Katie Stubblefield lost her face. At 21, she became the youngest person in the U.S. to undergo the still experimental surgery. Follow her incredible story.<p>The face lies on a surgical tray, eyes empty and unseeing, mouth agape, as if exclaiming, “Oh!”<p>Sixteen hours ago surgeons …

Cleveland Clinic

Good Vibrations: A Buddhist Music Playlist

Music has long served as a bridge between the ordinary and the divine. And while the early vinaya [monastic code] required monks and nuns to abstain …

Meditation

10 Easy, Healthy Lunch Ideas Under 400 Calories

Everyone has a different idea of healthy. Some of us eat almost everything but just keep an eye on calorie intake. When sticking to a calorie budget, …

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Weight Loss

30 Looks, 30 Days: The Back to School Outfit Ideas You Can Copy All Month Long

Heading back to school comes with all kinds of stress and excitement, including some major fashion decisions. Picking back to school outfits is a …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Not All Social Anxiety Is The Same. Here's How To Combat Each Type.

"Knowing what type of social anxiety you have is the first step in refuting your brain's insistence that you are not enough."<p>Social anxiety affects an estimated 15 million Americans, but it tends to play out in different ways for different people: Some of us freak out and assume we’ll have nothing …

How to Build the Healthiest Grain Bowl, According to a Microbiologist

At Cafe Umami in Oakland, Sungsoon Park brings science to his bowl-centric menu.<p>Grain bowls have become as ubiquitous as avocado toast. Hearty and colorful, they woo the belly and the eye with seemingly endless options for toppings, sauces, sprinkles, and drizzles. <b>Sungsoon Park</b>, the co-owner of …

15 BEST DAY HIKES IN THE US TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

As much as we like crossing off epic hikes in faraway lands on our list, we know there is plenty to discover in our greater backyard, the US. Here’s …

Kale Buttermilk Caesar Salad With Smoked Trout

Ingredients<p>Buttermilk Caesar Dressing:<p>2 anchovy fillets (optional), finely chopped<p>1/3 cup buttermilk<p>1/3 cup Balkan-style yogurt<p>2 tablespoons …

The entire planet could literally be fueled by star power as soon as 2030

Your electric bill could end up being obsolete if one company succeeds at harnessing the energy of superhot plasma with a mega-reactor that could …

Energy

The Cotton Underwear Everyone Needs to Own

For all the reasons we love investing in gorgeous lingerie (i.e., the happiness and confidence boost, the varying trends, and ultimately, the sheer …

15 Questions That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Want to sharpen your EQ? It all begins with self-awareness.<p>The decisions you make today will be heavily influenced by your emotions. Sure, hard data and rational thinking may help you reason and draw conclusions, but it's how you <i>feel</i> about those conclusions that will determine whether or not you …

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

The 5 Best Blood Sugar–Balancing Breakfasts To Avoid Hanger All Day Long

Early into my first hospital job, I used to wait to eat breakfast until after morning rounds. Um, yeah, that was a bad idea. Even when I tried to …

Breakfast

Save Our National Monuments

Just shy of his 100th day in office, Donald Trump commanded U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke to review 27 national monuments in order to …

Forests

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

Recipes

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

Marijuana Proven To Treat IBS

Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis could benefit from marijuana use, studies suggest.University of …