Michelle Karow

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Abdominal Muscles Anatomy

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

10 of the World’s Most Amazing Hidden Swimming Holes and Waterfalls

It’s that time of year when most of us would give anything to jump into a refreshing swimming hole or stand underneath a beautiful waterfall. Sure …

A wander near Ronda: Spain’s empty quarter

A goat farmer told me no one swims in the lake at Zahara de la Sierra because it’s full of fish with crocodile heads. Is that why I’m the only person in 128 sq km of cool water on a very hot day? I later learn that this manmade lake (<i>embalse)</i>, the mountain ranges to the south of it, and the cliffs, …

Hiking

Top 9 Scenic Hiking Trails in Ontario

Ontario is home to many natural wonders from pristine trails to vast forested parks to tranquil lakes. Whether you’re with family or by yourself, our …

Canada’s 7 Natural Wonders

When you think of Canada, chances are an image of a snow-capped mountain, rushing river or perhaps the eerie neon glow of the northern lights comes …

Canada

15 Natural Wonders of Banff and the Canadian Rockies

When I was 23, my friend and I did a 2-month roadtrip down the coast from Vancouver to Baja California and then back up through the Rockies where my …

Hiking

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

How to Do Pyramid Weight Training Workouts

Pyramid weight training can help you progress with your workouts or get past a plateau, It can fine-tune your workout and add variety in your …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

10 Plant Protein Sources to Try If You Want to Eat Less Meat

Because vegetarians and vegans know what's up.<p>February 13, 2018<p>A couple of years ago, I could never have imagined a life without meat. However, after …

Canada's 14 Most Beautiful Places You Need to See

Canada encompasses scenic coastlines, sprawling prairies, imposing mountains, and untouched forests. The different landscapes and cultures found …

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed) | Inc.com

Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in leadership. The bad news: it needs to stop, because it's causing …

Self-help

7 Must-Know Health Benefits of Pistachios

One of the most important health benefits of pistachios is improved heart health. Certified by the American Heart Association, pistachios have been …

Nutrition

A Dietitian Says to Prep This 1 Food Every Week to Lose Weight

Diet plays a huge role in weight loss, so one of the biggest questions registered dietitian Sheri Kasper gets asked by clients is what's one thing they can do right now to start losing weight. Sheri shared with POPSUGAR that she tells clients to "eat more veggies." Why? For these three</b> …

Healthy Eating

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

25 Great Things To See and Do in Canada

• <b>Cabot Trail</b> - This scenic route in Cape Breton is one of the prettiest drives in Canada.• <b><br>Quebec Winter Carnival</b> - The world's biggest winter carnival …

The Best Montreal Tips From Our Readers

In this column, we always get great recommendations for bars, restaurants, and attractions. But this week Montreal residents and frequent visitors …

28 Perfect Dates Around the World

Whether or not you celebrate Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14 in the U.S.), it's always advisable to have a great date-night idea in your back pocket. To …

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs. Here's how they can do something about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

26 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever | Inc.com

A mobile device loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay informed, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen high achievers are using every day.<p>Mosaic (Free for iOS and Android)<p>"Steven Sodebergh's new app is the best entertainment experience I've …

Apps

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big …

People With Fast Metabolisms Do These 3 Things, Says a Fiber Expert

Fiber might not be a popular subject, but Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD, and author of <i>The F-Factor Diet</i>, says it's the unsung hero of nutrients. Case in …