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Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise

Delta and Equinox Created a Workout That Fights Jet Lag — Here Are the Moves (Video)

You can do these exercises right in your hotel room.<p>Sitting for extended periods on planes and shifting between time zones can take a toll on the …

Jet Lag

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai) Recipe

"My version of this classic Thai dish has spectacular taste even with regular basil instead of Thai or holy basil. The sauce actually acts like a …

Recipes

This Is the Exact Balance of Macros You Need to Eat to Lose Weight (and Keep It Off)

If you're looking to lose weight and build muscle, dialing in your nutrition is essential. Focusing on your macros (protein, carbs, and fats) can help, but what percentage of each is the most effective?<p>Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of 80 Day Obsession, told POPSUGAR, "While it's fun …

Nutrition

A Trainer Shares a 4-Move Lower-Body Workout to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Weightlifting is a great training method to implement into your workout routine if you want to burn fat and build muscle. A few of the benefits of weightlifting for both men and women are an increase in bone mass and lean muscle mass, improvements in body composition (because of a decrease in fat …

Workouts

The Skirt Steak Recipe I Can Cook Even on My Old, Cheap Gas Grill

By Carey Polis<p>I used to have an irrational fear of grilling steak and messing it up—and then I met the no-fail skirt steak recipe of my dreams.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>For many years, I refused to grill steak. I lacked …

BBQ

3 Keto Meal Plans to Keep Your Diet Delicious and Doable

Before you dive into your keto meal plan, make sure you understand what the keto diet is, how it works, and the effect it has on your body. …

Nutrition

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Exercise I Do to Strengthen My Back and Legs

If I had to choose my favorite body part to train during workouts, it would be my legs. This probably stems from my background in soccer and track and field, but I can't help but love that burning feeling I get after doing walking lunges, sprints, and power cleans.<p>A few weeks ago, I took a HIIT …

Workouts

Finally, an Easy Way to See How Much Protein and Calories Are in Your Favorite Meats

Protein is an essential macronutrient to keep you fueled and full. As a general guideline, The Institute of Medicine recommends that the average woman ages 19 to 70 consume 46 grams of protein per day. Not only can a protein-balanced diet aid in fat loss by making you feel satiated for longer, but …

Nutrition

How Many Calories Do I Need to Eat to Lose Weight? This Formula Breaks It Down

If you feel like you've done everything to lose weight — keto, intermittent fasting, Whole30, fitness plans, counting macros — and still aren't seeing the scale budge, it's understandably frustrating. After all, putting so much time and effort into meal prep and reading up on the latest diet trends …

Body Fat

A budget-friendly bamboo house was completed in just 10 months

Brazilian architecture firm Vilela Florez designed Casa Bambu (Bamboo House), a breezy, contemporary home in northeast Brazil that takes its name …

Architecture

If You're Struggling to Lose Weight, This Easy Diet Change Could Help

Diet is key if you're trying to lose body fat, and creating a calorie deficit is essential. Staying on track with calorie cutting can be so difficult, especially if you're exercising (it can increase hunger) or cutting out your favorite foods (it increases cravings).<p>Personal trainer Mounir Azegra, …

Body Fat

This old-school fitness accessory is a lowkey butt-toning MVP

When it comes to exercise equipment, I’m fully aware that ankle weights might not be the <i>sexiest</i> option available. There are people hanging …

Muscle

Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

Workouts

The 10 Best Pairs of Unisex Aviator Glasses Under $30

Some looks never go out of style. Aviator glasses have been around for nearly a century and for good reason: They look great on men and women. They …

Men's Fashion

Peak Design's Well-Thought-Out Travel Line: A Versatile Travel Backpack and Packing Tools

Looks like the bag-obsessed company has another ultrafunctional hit on their hands<p>I'd previously called Peak Design's Everyday Backpack the most …

Backpacking

A Fitness Trainer Recommends These 9 Things For Rock-Solid Abs

While strong abs will make you feel more confident in your bathing suit, there are so many other reasons to work on slimming your waist and strengthening your core. Personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "The benefits of having strong abs go from being better able to do daily …

Workouts

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

When Explosive Lifts + Heavy Weights Are Not Enough

<b>It’s no secret that lifting heavy makes magical things happen.</b> When you lift heavier weights, you stimulate a greater number of muscle fibers, which …

Exercise

How to Do ‘Outlander’ Star Sam Heughan’s 4-Step Bodyweight Workout

<i>With the new film The Spy Who Dumped Me, Outlander sensation Sam Heughan is on the verge of outgrowing cable TV stardom. Read how he got big-screen</i> …

Sam Heughan

The new 5:2 recipe of the week - spring greens and ham broth

We have wonderfully flexible bodies made up of hundreds of different joints, ranging from simple hinge joints in our fingers to the more complicated …

Diets

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

These 15 Recipes Turn Chicken Breast into Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

It's pretty much a given that you'll find chicken breast in regular rotation in my meal plans and at least one or two packs stashed in my freezer at …

Cooking

These Emergency Shrimp Tacos Are Made for Frantic Weeknights

By Alyse Whitney<p>You can go from frozen shrimp to dinner in 20 minutes.<p>Sometimes the most memorable dinner parties start with the biggest disasters. Last week, I decided to make chipotle–honey shrimp tacos on a random Wednesday night for a couple of friends who live in my neighborhood. I ordered …

Ploughman's Lunch Box

• Calories 498<br>• Fat 29g<br>• Satfat 9g<br>• Unsatfat 17g<br>• Protein 21g<br>• Carbohydrate 41g<br>• Fiber 5g<br>• Sugars 21g<br>• Added sugars 3g<br>• Sodium 746mg<br>• Calcium 27% DV<br>• Potassium 12% …

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

A Beachbody Trainer Says These Are the Best Exercises to Build Muscle (Workout Included)

Believe it or not, if you want to build strength and improve your overall muscle tone, weightlifting isn't your only option. You can achieve both …