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The Fast Route to a Rock-Hard Body

If you've never scaled your gym's climbing wall or gripped onto a slab of granite, it's the perfect time to hook in—rock climbing is now more popular, accessible, fun, and female-friendly than ever. So what can you expect when you expand your reach? For starters, a sharp, clear mind and a strong, …

Climbing

The Strength-Building Yoga Pose That Tons of People Do Wrong

Learn how to do Chaturanga the right way—and get super toned while you're at it.<p>Chaturanga is the yoga version of a traditional pushup, and it's frequently done incorrectly. Since it's used in every vinyasa and sun salutation, it can wreak havoc on the shoulders and lower back if you don’t perform …

Yoga

7 Ways To Let Go Of Insecurity In Your Relationship

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

How to Stay Motivated When You Can’t Work Out

At one point or another, many of us will be sidelined by something that prevents us from working out. Whether it’s an injury, an illness, or a …

Wearable technology that hurts you on purpose

<b>The Pavlok (pavlok.com)</b><p>A fitness tracker that sends an electric shock when you slack off? What could possibly go wrong?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>July 23, 2014 9:24pm (UTC)<p>In 2012, Maneesh Sethi used Craigslist to hire a woman whose job -- for a whopping $8 bucks an hour -- was to slap him every time he started …

The Summer Drink That Will Make Your Skin Glow

A concoction that hydrates, tastes amazing, and has health- and complexion-enhancing ingredients to boot? We're in!<p>When regular H2O feels boring, try this water with oomph, created by Alexis Wolfer, author of <i>The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty's Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen</i>. Sip two to …

Intel removes 'blood chips' from supply chain

Intel's chips are used in practically every computer in the world. Now it can add one more accolade to its reputation: a clean conscience.<p>The Santa Clara company's officials recently declared that they had rid their supply chain of minerals from Congo sold by militias that commit gross human rights …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

Living Rooms

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

Workouts

Cruises of a Lifetime You Can Actually Afford

Glaciers in Alaska! The glittering capitals of the Mediterranean! The Caribbean’s most alluring islands! A new generation of mega-ship—and …

10 Mental Tricks For A More Effective Workout

<i>By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty.com</i><p>When it comes to exercise, we all have our own way of doing it. Maybe we like to run, take a yoga class or -- my favorite -- hit the surf. Some of us care about having the latest workout clothes; for others, that's not important.<p>But how much thought do you give …