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5 Stretches to Regain Hip Mobility and Flexibility

<b>If you are an athlete - or someone who trains like one - chances are your hips, piriformis, and glutes are tight.</b> You may even find it difficult to …

The 10-Minute, Total-Body HIIT Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

To speed up your metabolism, your workouts must strengthen your muscles while spiking your heart rate—and of course, you need to do them regularly. These routines don't have to last long: in fact, studies have shown that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super-effective at burning belly …

Workouts

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How to Get Dancer Fit: 7 Toning Workout GIFs From New York City Ballet

Inside a sunlit dance studio across from Lincoln Center in Manhattan, the ballerina Sara Mearns is stretched taut in a forearm side plank, one leg hovering above the ground. It looks easy enough—but that’s exactly the sleight of hand that professional dancers have perfected: transforming physical …

Workouts

DIY Face Masks That Take Years Off Your Face

Masks are an effective way to nourish skin and get glowing, but the kind you squeeze from a tube and slather on your face can be goopy and messy. The …

Skin Care

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

An Amazing Mentor Can Help the Average Become Extraordinary. Here's How to Get One | Inc.com

Many of today's high school and college students obsess over GPA. They've been taught by their parents to look at a B or a C like a bad Yelp review--a black mark that can badly damage the reputation of their personal brand. As someone who graduated with a 2.6 GPA, I spent my undergraduate years …

Self-improvement

35 Stretches Your Body Is Begging For

Rest days, recovery, self-care . . . all things that are too often overlooked. We're here to tell you: don't skip the stretch! Stretching is …

The best glute exercises for every goal

The benefits go well beyond a pert bum<p>Glutes are the new abs. Yep, you read that right. Thanks to Instagram, Pinterest and the huge amount of online …

Test Your Kid's Financial Savvy With this Money Quiz

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been a headache for big banks and payday lenders that take advantage of customers, but they’ve …

Personal Finance

DIY Hair Masks inspired by nature for gorgeous, healthy hair

Looking for natural solutions to dull, limp hair? Try out these natural hair care tricks to add new life to your tresses. From hair masks to hair …

Increase Strength by Integrating Yoga: 10 Essential Postures for Strength Athletes

Before diving into the ways in which yoga will increase your performance, let me first lay out a few guiding principles in how to approach yoga …

Yoga

4 quick stretches that undo the damage your desk job is causing your body

We don’t blame you for not wanting to work out after an eight-plus hour day—you’re exhausted, your body hurts and all you want to do is shower and …

3 Stretches You Should Do After Every Walk

Number "4" Stretch<p>Brook Benten<p>The piriformis is a butt muscle near the sciatic nerve that often gets angry from distance power walking or running. When the piriformis is overworked, it can tighten and pinch the sciatic nerve, causing a literal pain in the butt. The Number "4" Stretch should provide …

Yoga

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

This Secret Indian Hair-Growth Formula May Finally Give You a Mermaid Mane

Anyone who has unsuccessfully tried to get their hair to grow may roll their eyes at this video in which Prachi (the vlogger behind Super Wow Style) shares a family recipe for lengthier locks. Could a simple mix of natural ingredients really make hair grow up to 30-40 percent as Prachi claims? We …

Hair Care

Burn 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This No-Equipment HIIT Workout

There are a lot of excuses people use to skip workouts — let's review:<p>"I can't make it to the gym."<br>"I'm <i>really</i> busy this week."<br>"I don't have a …

Exercise

Black Spot on Roses - What to Do and How to Prevent It.

What is Black Spot?<p>Black spot is a fungal disease (<i>Diplocarpon rosae</i>), that affects roses. The fungus develops as black spots on the leaves, …

Gardening

11 Minutes Is All You Need to Build Strength and Improve Flexibility

Stretching is so important for mobility, flexibility, and recovery. But sometimes it's a total pain to add an extra 10 minutes to your workout for a …

This Korean Beauty Product Rescued My Skin on an Overnight Flight

No doubt you’ve heard: Airplanes are breeding grounds for dry, dull skin. It’s bad enough that the unflattering airplane-bathroom lighting seems to …

3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

Sculpt Your Body in 4 Weeks—No Kit Required

Bodyweight exercises are a great cost-effective way to exercise. You don't need any kit, and you can do them anywhere. This means if you go to the …

Hate Squats? 7 Glute Exercises for an Instant Butt Lift

Get the booty-burning workout you want without all of those squats.<p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn 365</i><p>If you’re not a fan of squats, or due to knee …

How to Look Good Naked: Inside Dakota Johnson’s Fifty Shades Darker Workout Routine

“The joke was, ‘I’m about to be naked for six months,’” says Gunnar Peterson, the Beverly Hills fitness guru who, together with New York–based trainer Kacy Duke, helped get Dakota Johnson in shape ahead of the filming of <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>. In order for Johnson to look and feel her best while nude, …

Workouts

Mobility: It's All In the Hips - Or Is It?

<b>Flexibility is one of the foundational aspects of fitness and performance.</b> It belongs in the upper echelon of fitness variables along with strength, …

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

Could this yoga sequence boost your metabolism?

Thanks to many aspects of modern life—like chronic stress, environmental toxins, and processed foods that contribute to leaky gut—experts say a …

Strength Training Is Good for Kids - Here's How To Do It

<b>Just as a lot of women are afraid weightlifting will make them bulky, adults often fear that strength training is unsafe for kids.</b> As a parent, I …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …