Rita Krantz

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5 Yoga Practices That Beat Stress

So there you are in Frog Pose: Belly is facing down, back is arched, elbows and forearms are holding you up. Your knees are splayed out to either side of you, creating a right angle with your thighs and shins. The boniest bits of your knees and ankles dig into the hard surface beneath you as your …

Yoga

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

Could you spend a month and have bought nothing physical by the end of it?<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner tonight?”, or “should I stay or should I go?”–is the same one Aristotle asked about two and half thousand …

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>, …

Fitness

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

<b>Eyes on You by Kate White (Harper)</b> <br>You'll want to read this gripping suspense novel on the beach—in broad daylight! This latest page-turner from <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author White centers around Robin Trainer, a sweet and savvy television host who is on the top of her career game with a new …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

<b>Prevent Sweat Stains and Body Odor</b><br>Mix baking soda with a little bit of water to turn it into a moist paste, then apply it under your arms for an all-natural deodorant.<p><b>Clarify Your Hair</b><br>Every now and then, hair needs some relief from product buildup. Add a small amount of baking soda to your shampoo, …

You've Probably Never Used a Barbell Like THIS

When you insert a barbell into the pivoting sheath on top of a landmine, it becomes an awesome tool for safely and effectively adding weight to exercises, particularly ones for the lower body. The secret is offset loading—in other words, loading just one side of your body. In addition to the …

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 …

Electric Vehicles