Rita Krantz

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5 Yoga Practices That Beat Stress

When we are faced with a deep stretch or strength-building posture, our bodies feel challenged and our minds may begin to protest: This is too hard. How much longer? I can't do this. How much longer?<p>So there you are in Frog Pose: Belly is facing down, back is arched, elbows and forearms are holding …

Hung Up

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

By James Wallman7 minute Read<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner …

Minimalism

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

High School Track and Field Is Dismissing the Jewelry Police

No longer will high school track and field athletes be forced to remove earrings, bracelets and necklaces before their races. The National Federation of State High School Associations — which effectively writes the rule book for most school sporting events — has dropped a ban on jewelry, effective …

9 Hot Beach Reads That Will Make Your Summer Even Better

Whether you're looking for something serious, snarky, or suspenseful—we've got you covered<p>There's something about devouring a captivating novel or steamy romance on the beach that just makes summer more fun. So if you're looking for something to toss in your bag this month, you'll definitely want …

Books

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Weird

You've Probably Never Used a Barbell Like THIS

Intimidated by that 45-pound behemoth? Don't be.<p>For a lot of people, barbells are synonymous with bodybuilders, power lifting, and bulking up. "With a lot of my female clients, if I suggest using one, they worry they might look like <i>me</i> after a set," jokes Ben Bruno, a Los Angeles-based personal …

Weightlifting

From diet to doctor: My 99-pound transformation

Doctors frequently tell patients that they have to lose weight. But the majority of them don't know how it feels to be overweight or what it really takes to lose weight.<p>I do. Between my 17th and 19th birthday, I went from overweight teenager to lean adult by losing 99 pounds.<p>I was a happy teenager …

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Registered dietician Cynthia Sass is Health magazine's contributing nutrition editor.</i><p><b>(Health.com)</b> -- Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight-loss advantage.<p>The Spanish study, published in …

Chinese Businessman Builds Nation's First City-To-City Electric Car Charging Route

Businessman Zong Yi bought a Tesla Model S. Then he bought 20 charging stations to help him get home from Beijing to Guangzhou.<p>Well, this is one way to get things done. Businessman Zong Yi has set up China's first between-city electric-car charging route, Caixin Online reports. The route winds from …