Mari Lentini

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How to Do Splits

Many dancers have trouble learning how to do splits. Flexibility is important for dancing, as many dance steps are nearly impossible to perform …

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14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses

Alternatives to Silicon Valley's male-dominated VC firms.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The past few weeks, our social feeds have been lit up with accounts of Silicon Valley's overt sexism. This isn't the kind of news that we've grown accustomed to. The kind that …

An 8-Move Barre Workout for Your Butt and Thighs

Sit, squat, run, stand, walk—your butt and thighs definitely get a workout during your everyday life, but what about those smaller muscles? You're …

Ten Cheat Sheets That Will Make Your Life Easier [Infographic]

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

7 Ways to Sincerely Encourage Your Employees

Help them. Coach them. Thank them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Encouragement is not praise. Done well, encouragement can lead to success for an employee -- at which time praise is appropriate. You see, encouragement is the act of providing positive feedback that …

This Electrifying Core and Cardio Energizer Will Shred You

​This combination of exercises will energize you, melt fat, and chisel those abs<p>If you want a workout that is going to energize you and make you break a sweat, this core and cardio combo, created by Andy Speer of The Anarchy Abs Workout, is for you. Because the exercises involved don't use heavy …

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Why You Should Be Planting Lavender Right Now

The best thing about curb appeal trends is that they're easy to see with a glance down the street. Such was the case when I began to notice the …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

21 Christmas Cookie Recipes That Aren’t Chocolate Chip

Calling all cookie monsters: These delicious holiday cookie recipes are some of the best around! Don't leave Santa chocolate chip cookies this year, …

10 Outstanding Front-Yard Edible Gardens

Cottage-style edibles<p>This Bay Area garden designed by Pine House Edible Gardens paves the way to the front door with bountiful garden beds. Lined …

13 Christmas Decorating Ideas to Steal From Joanna Gaines

In case you had any doubts, <b>Fixer Upper</b> star Joanna Gaines's design talents extend to creating a breathtakingly festive holiday home. The talented designer and mother of four decorated her Waco, TX, farmhouse in stunning shabby-chic style. We were so inspired that we had to share a few of our …

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Watermelon Recipes, Facts, and Everything Else You Need To Know

<b>Growing up in the Midwest</b>, our one highly anticipated summer treat was watermelon. It was abundant and cheap so we ate tons of it. (I think I ate a …

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3 Misunderstood Music Copyright Laws

Some of the people whose work is most intimately affected by copyright law are musicians, yet there are many misconceptions and even outright …

How to amplify your electro-acoustic guitar for live gigs

<b>Many well-organised nights will have decent PAs and helpful sound engineers that want your acoustic to sound as good as it can. Many other, less well</b> …

My Journey Into The Scottish Highlands: Mountains, Lochs, and Glens | World Travel Guide

The Incredible Scottish Highlands<p>Highlands, Scotland<p>The Scottish Highlands are just as beautiful as you’ve imagined. An incredible road trip …

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

Where to Buy the Exact Athleisure Outfits That Taylor, Gigi, and J.Lo Love

The beauty of athleisure is that you can essentially live in a single outfit all weekend long and still look perfectly decent-slash-appropriately …

The Best Yoga Sequences to Score a Supermodel Body

<i>Photo: Getty</i><p>Every time you follow another supermodel on Instagram you’re subscribing to another daily #fitspo picture in your feed. Specifically, …

How Nike is making it easier to run on a cold winter night

Hal is the ideal Nike employee: strong and silent.<p>That’s how Barry Spiering, director of applied apparel research at Nike’s Sport Research Lab, …

The Smart Way to Increase Mileage

Follow these steps to avoid injury as you start adding in longer runs.<p><i>Alex asks: I'd like to increase my weekly mileage, but I'm concerned about getting hurt. Unfortunately, I have had several running related injuries already. Right now I'm running between 12 to 15 miles a week but would like to</i> …

Forget the fancy technology. Your body already knows how to pick the perfect running shoes

The process of picking running shoes has become absurdly involved. Shoe recommendations intended to help you avoid injury can vary based on age, gender, whether you underpronate or overpronate, and the exact way your foot strikes the ground. Getting the “right” pair now seems to require, at a …

Here's the 2000s Workout Soundtrack You've Been Dreaming About

There's nothing better than being in a group fitness class or out on a run when a crazy pop song comes on, transports you back to that time in your life, and brings a huge smile to your face. If you were a baby of the '80s or '90s, this is the millennial workout mix you've been waiting for. Whether …

12 Yoga Poses For People Who Aren't Flexible

Gentle poses and helpful modifications that are perfect for beginners and those who lack flexibility.

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

Micro-Workouts You Can Do While Your Coffee Brews

With the lazy days of summer firmly in the rearview mirror and the promise of shorter days ahead, having a quick and efficient go-to fitness routine …

How to Save Time at Work [Infographic]

<b>OVERDUE TASKS</b>, time-consuming meetings, unanswered emails, overwhelming to-do lists, lack of focus… Sounds like your regular day at work?<p>There’s a …