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3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

Start your morning with this 7-minute workout from Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz recently invited Joy Bauer to his studio to learn his 7-minute workout that he does every single day. While eating right is important, exercise is also a big part of the equation when it comes to staying healthy.<p>Together, they demonstrated the 7-minute workout that Dr. Oz swears by!<p>They …

The Training Plan That'll Help You Run Your First—or Fastest!—10-K

You've got this!<p>Thinking of signing up for one of our upcoming Run 10 Feed 10 races? Use this plan from coach Jenny Hadfield to crush your first or fastest 6.2 in just 10 weeks. Whether you're a beginner (follow the darker yellow training plan below), or looking for a challenge or new PR (follow …

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The Basics of Shifting Bike Gears

With a little practice, changing bike gears can be as intuitive as pedaling. Here are six things to remember.<p><b>1. The Gears</b><br>Most bikes have two or three chainrings in the front and anywhere from 7 to 11 gears, or cogs, in the back. Moving the chain from the smallest rear cog to the largest eases your …

Lose Up To 13 Pounds In 6 Weeks With This Yoga Plan

If you'd like to slim your belly and brighten your mood, look no further: This Yoga for Weight Loss and Inner Happiness Plan does both in less than 30 minutes a day. The secret to its success: a <b>Power Yoga routine</b> and <b>Joy-Boosting Journaling assignments</b> created by certified yoga instructor and …

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The Great Crate Challenge

Howdy, Folks! I love blogging. I have to say. It’s fun, rewarding, therapeutic and a great way to meet some awesome people whom I would have never …

20 Awesome DIY Pallet Projects

By now, you all know I LOVE creating projects using pallets. There's nothing better than finding perfectly aged and rustic wood for free! Ahh, the …

Wood Pallet Bookshelf - a mini tutorial

When I saw this project on Pinterest, I knew I just *had* to make it for Will's room. Luckily, my hubby was able to get his hands on a wood pallet …

Five Simple Fueling Tips for Your Best 5K

3.1 miles can feel like a breeze or a slog, depending on what you consume before, during, and after your race. Here's how to get it right.<p>Whether you're getting ready for your first 5K or your 50th, here are some tips to remember during training and on race day to ensure a better race experience …

20-Minute At-Home Pilates Workout for All Levels

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

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4 Yoga Poses That Will Fix Your Hip and Back Pain

Butterfly<p>Sit on floor, bend both knees and bring feet together. Using hands, open feet up like a book, pressing knees toward floor with elbows (as …

DIY Utensil Organizer

I already have plans to carry this along on a few local picnic dates. I can see it working just as fantastically for organizing party utensils, …

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Winged Insects Made From Old Computer Circuit Boards And Electronics

Our society discards a lot of electronics, as they are rendered obsolete almost every day, but artists like Julie Alice Chappell, based in the UK, …

(back) to school Backpack Tutorial

I was having a hard time finding a backpack that both the Little Miss <i>and</i> I liked for her to take to preschool this year, so I decided to try my hand …

10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon: Training Plan

Don't shy away from the challenge of running 13.1 miles: Our plan is guaranteed to get you to the glorious finish line<p>Whether you're a treadmill trotter or a road warrior, this training plan will get you across the finish line.<p>Designed by Kim Maxwell, a USA Track and Field coach and personal …

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Print It: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

A 10-K training schedule meant for newer runners or those running their first 10-K<p>At 6.2 miles, the 10-K is just long enough to be a training-worthy challenge—and if you haven’t raced the distance before, you’ll notch an instant personal best.<p>This training plan from Kim Maxwell, a running coach …

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Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

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Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

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How to Take Photos for Your Fashion Blog (No Photographer Boyfriend Necessary)

<i>A behind the scenes of the photography in my first fashion post: how I did it, and how you can do it too.</i><p>I'd always found the idea of fashion blogging somewhat terrifying. I love fashion, writing, photography and blogging, but I find trying to get a good photo of myself a bit stressful. I thought …

Easy Ways to Begin Gardening With Kids - The Garden Classroom

Do you like digging in the dirt with your kids?<p>Our family finds much joy in gardening together and today I’m happy to be interviewing Cathy James of …

Before & After: A Plain Chair Slips Into Something More Polished

Jill snagged this basic chair for a buck, and decided it could use some style. Instead of reupholstering, however, she made it a custom slipcover …

Free Standing Pallet Herb Garden

<b>Materials:</b> (if referring to our tutorial for your own project, completely read through what we did as I recommend some changes to our …

The Ultimate Guide to Remote Work

<i>How to Grow, Manage and Work with Remote Teams</i><p>About This Guide<p>Working remotely and running a remote team seem like black magic to many. Yet at …

15 free birthday printables

<i>posted by</i> Jamielyn <i>on</i> July 25, 2013<p>Today we have 15 free birthday printables for you!<p>Have a birthday celebration coming up? Celebrate with one of …

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