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27 Steps to the Perfect Stroll Down Magazine Street in New Orleans

You've seen the French Quarter, you've eaten too many beignets. Think you've done New Orleans? Not until you stroll Magazine Street. Here are the best stops along the way. All photos by Berit Baugher<p><i>By Berit Baugher for Fathom</i> | My first visit to New Orleans was spent exploring the French Quarter, …

5 Under-The-Radar Hawaii Sites That Are As Historic As They Are Beautiful

Sure, you know about Pearl Harbor, but you probably don't realize that Hawaii's involvement in World War II extends far beyond the date that lives in infamy.<p>Nestled among the white-sand beaches, ubiquitous rainbows and hallowed surf breaks, Hawaii's WWII landmarks are as scenic as they are historic …

Crunch: The Best and Most Popular Abdominal Exercise

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Your abdominals are part of your body's 29 core muscles, which are located mostly in your back, abdomen, and pelvis.<p>This group of …

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2015

A newly released ranking of 56 major European cities by price aims to assist budget-minded travelers plan and easily compare destinations.<p>The European Backpacker Index for 2015 could not come at a better time, according to Roger Wade, founder of Price of Travel, a website that publishes the index …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

Copenhagen -- Most Definitely!

Copenhagen wasn't even on our top 10-bucket list of places to visit, but our oversight quickly became apparent within a short time of touch down in traveler-friendly Kastrup Airport right outside the city. For years Copenhagen has ranked at the top of the heap in international surveys for its …

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

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Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

8 Weight-Loss Tips That Might Surprise You

Some of these tips on weight loss and comfort food, exercise, the emotions and more might surprise you.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by …

What Do Foreign Tourists Really Think of US?

<i>By Amy Burkhardt and John Geipel for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>As Americans, we love to muse over the national character of other countries: The Germans, they're so efficient! The French are so romantic! The Japanese, so polite! But what do foreign visitors think of us, our habits and lifestyles? What …

The Emperor's New Calories: Why Everything You Know About Dieting Is Wrong

As a dietitian in New York City I see a large variety of clients. From African Americans with Type 2 diabetes to Hasidic Jews with obesity and everything in between. They all may not have much in common socially, economically or culturally, but as for dieting they all seem to have the same story. I …

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charges for food, drink, and entertainment while on vacation. Add in a beachside setting, and it's even easier to leave your cares behind. There's a host …

Lose up to 10 pounds this month with Joy Bauer's #startTODAY meal plan

If you’re looking to lose weight and improve your health in 2015, this food plan is the perfect guide. These meals are designed with the right mix of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results.<p>Simply follow the daily menus—or mix and match any of the …

11 Reasons Bermuda Is The Easy Getaway You Need In 2015

When the weather outside is frightful, there's only one thing to do: escape to an exotic isle. (Well, first you should make a melty skillet cookie. But then it's time for a exotic isle.)<p>And while you'd think prices would be painfully high for an island vacation, the truth is they are not... if that …

The Calorie Lie: Nine Simple Rules for Easy Fat Loss—Forget Counting Calories | Poliquin Article

Is a calorie a calorie? What say you?<p>There are many harmful nutrition myths sabotaging our health and fat loss, but the belief that all calories are …

Vienna Is One of the Most Civilized Cities in Europe

Vienna State Opera<p>Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius died in Vienna on his way to annex lands along the Danube, falling ill in the city then called Vindobona, but the philosopher could have had today's Vienna in mind when he observed: "Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to …

Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry: Low Calorie and Super Yummy

This skinny stir-fry is chock full of broccoli, pea pods, carrots, cabbage, onions and lean chicken breasts. <b>Each huge, fiber rich serving has 264 calories, 6 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> You'll be so satisfied with this dish just the way it is but it can be served over brown rice …

Your Secret Weapon for Bigger Muscles

Hammer every last muscle fiber with this resistance band workout

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Quick Workouts in Just 20 Minutes

When time is short, quick workouts will keep you fit.<p>Holidays are certainly joyous, but family gatherings, holiday parties, and office functions can bump running right off your to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need to run for hours to maintain your fitness during this busy time of year. The …

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

Here's what you need to know...<p>Pyramids involve picking a number of reps and working down from there on each subsequent set.<br>• There are different …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

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These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

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This One Simple Move Will Work Your Entire Body

Ready, set, go.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Hammer Curl to Lunge to Press:</b> This three-step move is crazy efficient. …

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Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

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The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

Are You Strengthening Your Abs the Right Way? Watch This Video

Fix your form to score a more sculpted bod.<p>You know what would be awesome? If we could all work out with a personal trainer every single time we hit the gym. Yeah, not going to happen. Of course, that doesn’t mean you don’t always want to get the most out of your workout—burn-wise, confidence-wise, …

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What's Best On Snow And Ice: Four-Wheel Drive Versus All-Wheel Drive

With shoppers flocking to new-car dealers’ at rates not seen since the onset of the Great Recession, and at the most bone-chilling and snow-ridden time of the year, we’d bet many of them are taking a closer look at cars and trucks that fare best under extreme climatic conditions. But what kind of …

You Can Spend More Money In Retirement -- No Kidding

<i>Yes, you can spend more money in retirement than you thought. AdviceIQ Network advisor Larry R. Frank Sr., based in Roseville, Calif., shows a more realistic method of calculating your needs, in the second of a two-part series:</i><p>How can you get comfortable with uncertainty about retirement income? …

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