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The Stretch You Should Do if You Have a Desk Job

Don’t let sitting impair your gains. Squat heavier, run faster, and jump higher with this simple pre-workout stretch<p>Parking your butt in a chair all day can wreak havoc on your gym routine.<p>“When you sit a lot, your quads and hip flexors tighten,” says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, …

Workouts

The Modular-Home Maker That Could Make Housing Cheaper

Upstairs in Katerra Inc.’s cavernous 250,000-square-foot factory on the west side of Phoenix, real estate developers compare quartz countertops and …

Real Estate

Solar-powered home boasts an “upside down” layout for an expansive feel

When a couple finally decided to fulfill their dream of living by the beach, they reached out to Sydney-based architecture firm Rolf Ockert Design to …

Living Rooms

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney<br>Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney<br>Trail Type: …

Hiking

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

Paul Rudd

Tiny home resort opens in idyllic forest setting in Wisconsin

Tucked into over 100 acres of lush forestscape, a tiny home village is making a name for itself as the first large-scale tiny home vacation resort in …

Off-grid

160-square-foot shipping container house asks $55K

Repurposed with style<p>For anyone looking to downsize, shipping container homes offer durability and an eco-friendly way to reuse some of the thousands of surplus containers that sit on docks around the world. Often less expensive than other housing options, shipping containers have been transformed …

Shipping Containers

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

Selling

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

Home Decorating

How to Stretch the Hip Flexors and Psoas Muscles

There are several different exercises used to stretch the hip flexors and psoas muscles. These are two of the basic stretches to get you started. …

Yoga

The Cocoon Smart Home will harvest rainwater, solar energy and organic veggies in the Caribbean

This self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by …

Clean Energy

Tiny prefab cabin makes indoor-outdoor living a breeze

Cabin on the Border sits on the border between Greece and Turkey<p>This prefabricated cabin on the border of Turkey and Greece—and aptly called Cabin on the Border—was optimized to endure a spectrum of weather conditions, both wet and dry.<p>Designed by Istanbul-based SO? Architecture and Ideas, the tiny …

If You're Planning on Starting the Keto Diet, You Need These 11 Must Haves From Amazon!

We get it, committing to a new diet can be a scary task. Especially if you're trying the keto diet. Short for ketogenic, this superpopular weight-loss regimen consists of eating low-carb and high-fat foods, which ultimately helps burn more fat. In addition to having the perfect grocery list, we …

Nutrition

Rental Property Buying And Managing Guide To Earn Greater Returns

Real estate is all about asymmetric risk and reward. When the government gives you subsidies in the form of mortgage interest tax deductions, a …

Yes, you can still deduct interest on home equity loans under the new tax law

While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) adversely shifts the playing field for home mortgage interest deductions, all is not necessarily lost. …

Austin Shipping Container House

Drawn up by award-winning designer Patrice Nichole Rios, this Austin Shipping Container House mixes industrial and high-end materials with ease. The …

This Scottish Highland home was built using 500 bales of straw

<b>Before the introduction of modern insulation methods and materials, straw and hay were popular choices. After all, if it was good enough bedding for animals, it was a good enough mattress-filler for us.</b><p>But could straw be making a comeback as an eco-friendly home insulation material?<p>We were really …

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

Workouts

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

Feldman Architecture‘s beautiful House in Healdsburg embraces the outdoors with large pivoting walls that blur the boundaries between inside and out. …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

Camping

Leva Husfabrik: Flat-Pack Prefab Summerhouses from Sweden

Our resident Swede, Izabella Simmons, first came across Leva Kungslador in Visby, Sweden, a few years ago, when the shop/gallery/bakery had just …

5 Ways Nitric Oxide Supplements Boost Your Health and Performance

Nitric oxide is produced by nearly every type of cell in the human body and one of the most important molecules for blood vessel health.<p>It’s a …

Netflix and chill with these 5 horror movies this weekend (March 23-25)

If you need something to watch on Netflix, check out these five great horror movies to Netflix and chill to this weekend, including The Conjuring.<p>If …

This Stitch in Time Saves You From Re-Doing Your Shower

With so many home maintenance tasks that "should" be done, it's inevitable that a few go by the wayside for a bit longer than is ideal. Sometimes …

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Film Festivals

These solar-powered tiny homes are designed just for millennials

The tiny home movement is meeting the needs of all kinds of demographics – including veterans, retirees and homeless populations. Now, tiny home …

Off-grid

Jennifer Lopez's trainer says this is the one exercise you should be adding to your routine if you want to tone everything from the waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition experts to keep their lifestyles decidedly healthy, but there's also one superhero-status move to which they may owe thanks: "Spider-Man push-ups," AKA …

This Bidet Toilet Seat Not Only Cleaned My Butt, It Changed My Life

After using the Bemis Renew Plus Bidet Cleansing Spa, how could I ever go back to toilet paper?<p>I was deep in a lavatory idyll when I realized that …

Cleaning