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Top 10 Yoga Poses for Fast Weight Loss & Flat Stomach

Sedentary work, lack of exercise, unhealthy food habits and stress contribute to a wider waist, flabby tummy and higher level of health problems. …

Yoga

10 of the best words in the world (that don't translate into English)

One of the many great things about languages worldwide is the sizeable number of words for which there is no real English translation. Often they tell us about concepts and ideas that we are missing out on in the anglophone world.<p>As the northern hemisphere heads abroad in the coming holiday season, …

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A buddhist monk has apologized for calling a visitor to his temple an 'uneducated f---' after they criticized their stay on Booking.com

"Yeah, it's Japanese monastic cuisine you uneducated f***."<p>So read a monk's response to one unfortunate tourist who had the gall to call the fare at his temple guesthouse "quite unlike any food I've ever tasted."<p>The Sekishoin Shukubo guesthouse, located in an ancient Buddhist temple in Mount Kōya, …

Japan

This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

Staying in a Hotel, Hostel, or Ryokan? - Here are some Useful Japanese Phrases to Know

Various forms of accommodations are available in Japan, from high class hotels to Japanese-style ryokans (traditional Japanese inns) and guesthouses …

Japan

I Tried 4 of Walmart's Fancy New $11 Wines and a $16 One (Yes, I said Walmart)

Walmart makes large claims for these wines. Do they live up to the hype?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I traveled 50 miles just to find them.<p>Well, to be entirely honest, I was also up in Napa for the opening of the new Gamling …

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3 Reasons to File for Social Security On Time

There are good reasons to start collecting your Social Security benefits early or late. But for many people, starting on time is the right move.<p>You …

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Will Wake You Up More Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button. Do these powerhouse poses instead.<p>Some people hesitate to do yoga because they don’t think they’ll break a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of yoga can make you sweat …

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Workouts

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

The *other* tequila cocktail you’ll want to sip all summer

Nothing against margs, but sometimes it’s good to switch things up—especially if you’re watching your sugar intake. An easy way to do it? Blending up …

Bill Murray Explains How He Pulled Himself Out of a Deep, Lasting Funk: He Took Hunter S. Thompson’s Advice & Listened to the Music of John Prine

Judging by the outpouring of affection in online comment sections, Chicago folk musician John Prine has helped a great many of his fans through tough …

Mistakes you're making buying, ordering, and drinking tequila — and how to do it the Mexican way

Tequila has a bad reputation. The spirit is too often shot on a sticky dance floor at the end of the night — and it's rarely a refined affair.<p>While many bars now boast artisan gin menus, high-end vodkas, and a decent selection of spiced rums, the evolution of tequila outside of Mexico has lagged …

Tequila

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and stretch my body to help me stay healthy and reach my fitness goals. I also work full-time and am a mom, and keeping a daily yoga practice is …

Yoga

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/fdfdbe932f99d1ea0c9b23be9a8c45ff/5B5E55C4/t50.2886-16/31277905_225759784840195_1090161303583981568_n.mp4<p>If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her …

Workouts

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside the Handmade Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experiences, observations, ideas, and memories, Naranja considers his ongoing project as “a love letter to notebooks, a flight of fancy and also a part of [him].” …

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The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

These Are The Yoga Poses You Need To Battle Even The Most Brutal Of Winter Colds

As the chilly outdoor temperatures continue to drop, so does your immunity. The winter is <i>not</i> forgiving when it comes to flu-like symptoms and pesky …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

Meet Animal Flow, the Workout That's About to Take Over the Fitness World

If you've been in the workout scene for a while, it can sometimes feel like you've done it all by now. It seems like every group fitness class you do these days is some variation of cycling, strength training, or HIIT. While these are all great ways to get a sweat on and strengthen your body, you …

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The 8 Best Yoga Poses for Men

If you think yoga isn’t for you, look to basketball stars Blake Griffin and Dirk Nowitzki. They’re just a couple of the big names that trained with …

What Is an Unreliable Narrator and How Can I Identify One?

In fiction, as in life, an unreliable narrator is a character who cannot be trusted. Either from ignorance or self-interest, this narrator speaks …

Creative Writing

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

A curry a day keeps hair on your head: Japanese nutritionist claims curry helps prevent baldness

Add spice to your life – and hair – at the same time!<p>Curry is available everywhere in Japan, from kids’ restaurants to fast food places to high-end …

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3 Meditation Apps That Will Clear Your Mind In As Little As Two Minutes

To say I’m a worry wart would be a <i>serious</i> understatement. I’m constantly telling myself to breathe (I even have it tattooed as a reminder) or to take …

6 Pilates Ab Exercises to Get a Shredded Six-Pack

Strength, stamina, and posture are the keys to solid abs. And while you may associate Pilates with a bunch of moms in yoga pants—which you definitely</i> …