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10-minute total-body toning workout

Why wait until January 1 to start your fitness routine? There's no day like today to get healthy and active. This workout is short, effective and can be done anywhere. Repeat the entire sequence below on a loop, three times for a full-body, calorie-scorching workout!<p>1. Switch jumps<p>Place hands …

Year In Review: Our 10 Favorite Healing Meals

While we love a good meal, we're all about taking it to the next level and making dishes that taste great AND provide a big boost of nutrition. …

17 Sweet and Savory Recipes to Use Up That Box of Puff Pastry

It’s happened to the best of us. You use one sheet of puff pastry to make pigs in a blanket, and the other one is left to either dry out in the fridge or get freezer burn — <i>RIP.</i> That’s no way to handle the flaky dough that’s treated you to so many delicious Danishes and croissants. You need to get …

Fantastic DIY Gifts for Under $10

The holidays are the perfect time to DIY gifts for the ones you love! If you think you can’t make a handmade present your friends and family will …

Crafting

18 Stuffed Cookie Recipes That’ll Up Your Baking Game

No matter what season it is, what diet you have or what mood you’re in, cookies are pretty much <i>everything</i>. You can have breakfast cookies in the morning, shortbread cookies for afternoon tea and skillet cookies for those nights when you need the comfort of a whole lot of sugar. We can all agree …

Domestic Science: How to Polish and Clean Silver

When I was a little girl, my grandmother would solicit my help polishing the holiday silver. Making tarnished things shiny and sparkly? I was so on …

Cleaning

No Bake Paleo Chocolate Pecan Bars (Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

<i>No Bake Paleo Chocolate Pecan Bars (V, GF, Paleo): a 5-ingredient, no bake recipe for deliciously textured pecan bars topped with a thick layer of</i> …

Dessert

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Shoes

The Long Run and How to Do it Right

If you want to train for longer distances or just increase your aerobic capacity, a regular long training run is a must for your training routine. …

3 Of The Best Lightroom Tips you’ll See this Year

Hey guys, Mark from Shotkit here. Now wouldn’t you like an article where there’s no preamble, just a handful of meaty tips that you can implement …

28 DIY Snack Bars And Bites That You Can Eat On The Go

Keep these on hand and you'll never skip breakfast again.

5 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

Science shows gratitude makes children stronger and happier. Here's how to get them to say thanks.<p>Cultivating gratitude, you may have heard, is great for your mental health. But according to research, it might be even more important for your kids' outlook. Studies show that children taught to count …

Four Mental Habits Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs tend to see circumstances as being within their control and have a high tolerance for ambiguity.<p>Every entrepreneur faces challenges, but only some do so successfully–and there’s no shortage of theories as to why. Some experts point to others to “mental toughness.” However you choose …

Bedtime Yoga: Three Postures to Help You Fall Asleep

As a society we've devalued sleep. There is an increased expectation of being "on" at all hours with the ever-present smartphone. Not only do we get less sleep, but we also receive more stimuli when awake than ever before. It can seem nearly impossible to relax and to get the quality sleep we need …

Yoga

18 Nutrient-Rich Power Foods

Flaxseeds<p>1 of 19<p>Flaxseeds contain plenty of protein and fiber and are a great source of the essential omega-3 fat, alpha linolenic acid.<p>ALA protects …

Nutrition

45 Simple, Creative DIY Spring Organizing Ideas

I went on an internet search frenzy yesterday, looking for <i>Spring Organization Ideas.</i> There’s just something about this time of year that inspires me …

Crafting

10 Secret Habits of Highly Effective Moms

Highly effective moms get things done with equal parts of good ol' fashioned drive and a handful of these efficient habits.<p>Shutterstock<p>We all know a …

These 14 Yoga Poses Can Help You Gain Lean And Firm Thighs

Practicing yoga during pregnancy is a great way to nurture you and your baby. It can also help you cope and prepare both your mind and body for any …

Exercises

One Exercise, 4 minutes, 28 days – A New Body<p>5 Great Solutions For A Flat Stomach at Any Age<p>30-Day Ab And Squat Challenge!<p>Vacuum in The Belly – Get a …

6 Shocking Foods That Destroy Belly Fat Fast.

Belly fat affects your physical appearance and poses harmful health risks. Visceral belly fat, the type that lies deep within your abdominal cavity, …

5 Tabata Workout For Beginners

<i>*Courtesy of Red Head On The Run</i><p>I get a lot of questions about workouts that you can do from home or if you’re just starting to get fit. One of my …

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

4 Underrated Workout Moves You Should Be Doing More Often

They are incredibly powerful.<p>Fitness trends come and go, but certain workout moves will always be considered classics for one big reason: They <i>work</i>.<p>These powerful exercises can tighten and tone without any fancy equipment, nuanced expertise or gym membership required.<p><b>Leg Raises (for abs)</b><p>As trainer …

Workouts