Stephanie Salazar

48 Added | 5 Magazines | 17 Likes | 7 Following | 10 Followers | @Noraanie | Keep up with Stephanie Salazar on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Stephanie Salazar”

Empathy

The Best In Beauty Tech, Because I'm Sick Of Washing My Face With These Stupid Hands

Every time I pick up my Clarisonic to wash my face, I have this moment of "Am I really using a damn appliance to wash my face? What would my grandfather think?"<p>But then I remember that it doesn't matter, because I have great skin and he's dead.<p>Before I got a Clarisonic, I knew they were a cult …

Skin Care

How My Breakup Motivated Me to Get Fit and Strong

<b>The Lifestyle</b><br>Between 2012 and 2013, my dad, grandma, and grandpa passed away. Obviously, this was a huge stress on my family, and I took on more responsibility than I had my whole life.<p>Whenever I was sad or overwhelmed, which was a lot that year, I would eat way beyond the point of feeling full. I …

7 Signs a Diet Will Just Leave You Hungry, Miserable—and Even Heavier

So how can you know if a diet won’t work for you—long before you waste your time on it? If it checks off any of these boxes:<p>Any diet plans that ask you to restrict calories to less than 1,200 per day is just not a good idea, says Lori Chong, R.D., a dietician at the The Ohio State University Wexner …

NAIT trainer shows Edmonton dog-park users how to build personal fitness while exercising Fido

Print<p>Sam, a six-year-old Bichon-Shih Tzu, raises his wee leg and sprinkles on some equipment.<p>This ­— and road-apple dog breath, flying fur and saliva …

15 American habits I lost when I moved to Australia

1. Using a clothes dryer.<p>Yes, it helps that it’s pretty much sunny and hot every day in Australia’s Gold Coast, but rarely did I use a dryer for my …

11 Lazy Ways to Burn More Calories

You can't give it your all <i>every</i> day...right?<p>You might think losing weight is all about hard work at the gym and having a strict eating regimen, but sometimes, even just the smallest amount of effort can deliver major pay-offs. Check out these incredibly simple ways to burn more calories, and for …

Fitness

Why it's totally OK to miss your ex (even long after your break-up)

“There’s always a place in your heart to hold the good memories but you can’t let it stop you from moving forward.”<p>This was what my mother said to me …

Relationships

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Tea

Man Quits Job to Convert Old Van into Mobile Home to Travel the World

Travelers

China's Remote Fortresses Lose Residents, Gain Tourists

Massive earthen structures once sheltered clans from warlords and bandits. Can they be prototypes for "green" buildings?<p>HEKENG, China—Count the <i>tulou</i>.<p>It started like a game. How many of these strange, fortress-like structures could I tally from a vehicle window? They were so big, looming like …

In 2050, You Might Want To Be Living In Helsinki

The city and its suburbs are growing, but so is its vision for dense, walkable neighborhoods and car-free transit. It’s a model for the future of urban smart growth.<p>Helsinki already ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities, but by 2050, it may top the list, especially as other cities …

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …

10 Songs That Will Get You Through a Breakup

So, it didn’t work out. That’s okay; I know it feels like you’re in a state of perpetual misery, but you’ll get through it. Everyone does. You’ve …

Relationships

Our Step-by-Step Guide To Surviving Heartache

When I am heartbroken, everything feels as though it’s collapsing around me (imagine the last scene of <i>Fight Club</i>: buildings are falling, ‘Where is My …

How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

<b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often you exercise and the intensity of your workouts, give it between four to eight weeks for your muscles to get ripped, says Kawamoto. While that seems like a long time, there are other signs that show your exercise routine is working—like climbing a flight of stairs …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

<b>Glucose</b><p>It seeps through the walls of your small intestine, triggering your pancreas to secrete insulin, a hormone that grabs glucose from your blood and delivers it to your cells to be used as energy.<br>• But many sweet treats are loaded with so much glucose that it floods your body, lending you a quick …

Holistic Medicine

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most …

7 Rules Every Swimmer Should Know

The Advice: Go against your instinct.<p><i>The Expert: Terry Laughlin, founder and head coach of Total Immersion Swimming</i><p>Swimming isn't second nature to most humans—especially if you haven’t done much swimming since you were a child. And there’s a reason being in water takes so much of your energy. “On …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Top 5 Songs Couples Send Each Other (and 5 They Should Send)

HowAboutWe is one of the best dating sites around, so I wasn’t surprised to hear the company has a pretty cool app for couples too. Called You&Me, …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

American Airlines

Clever Camping Cookware Designs

Auto designers and Milan-friendly furniture folks are the rockstars of industrial design, but designers who work on camping cookware deserve more …

Furniture

The Most Stylish Workout Gear EVER

These activewear picks will make you look absolutely fabulous<p>Every trainer worth her burpees agrees: being excited about your gymwear boosts your confidence and motivation, which translates to a more effective workout. Now clothing brands such as Juicy Couture and Trina Turk are launching …

Megan Fox.

5 Ways to Use Breathing Techniques to Get a Better Workout

<b>During Weight Lifting</b><br>"Inhale on the less strenuous phase of the exercise, and exhale on the more demanding phase of the exercise," says personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S. If you're hitting heavy weights, though, Donavanik recommends the Valsalva maneuver: You inhale on the easy part, hold …

The Dos and Don'ts of the Chop

Taking inspiration from the clean lines of the ’60s and the mixed textures of the ’90s, today’s fashion is all about modern structure with edgy …

Hair

7 Tips For Weight-Lifting Newbies

<b>Ask an Expert</b><br>No idea if you’re doing a move correctly? “Nothing is going to substitute the cues of a good coach right in front of you,” says Boyce. See if your gym offers a free introductory session with a personal trainer since you may just need one hour of good instruction to get you</b> …

Damyang Bamboo Fo