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What Even Are Foam-Rollers, And Should You Buy One?

The answer is yes.<p>Foam rolling, like many once-fringe physical therapies, has a puzzling reputation.<p>Some advocates of foam rollers, like the brands …

Massage Therapy

9 Nutritionist-Approved Tips for Long-Term Weight Loss

Practical advice for how you can ditch those extra pounds for good, according to experts.<p>In today’s digital age, there is infinite weight loss advice …

Nutrition

The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

We have had another terrific week in the world of photography, with artists and authors creating and posting tutorials, special features and great …

Photography

This Photography Challenge Will Help You Break Out of Your Creative Rut

We all get stuck in a creative rut from time to time...<p>It might be that you simply don't have the energy to go out and shoot. Perhaps every photo you …

Creativity

Understanding Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority Modes

Making a move from fully automated camera mode into manual mode can be daunting for the best of us.As soon as you make that switch, your head starts …

When you get a stitch in your side, what's really going on?

Doctors still don’t know what causes it, or how to stop it<p>Before the mile run each year in middle school, on the dreaded walk down from the classroom to the course, my classmates would argue over the best way to prevent a side stitch. More so than turning an ankle or coming in last, that repetitive …

10 Easy Steps You Can Take Right Now to Lighten Your Mental Load | Inc.com

<i>What 10 things can I do now to have a better life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Lanie Bakeberg, Science Teacher, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Make Lists</b> - Be it a 'To Do' list, 'To Buy' list, or …

Preventing Back Pain: 6 Tips to Promoting a Healthy Spine

There are many reasons that someone’s back can be out of whack in the gym, causing chronic pain or acute injuries.<p>In some cases, it could come down …

Yoga

The 3 Best Reads of 2017 (So Far), According to Amazon Book Editors

We love diving into a good book no matter what the time of year, but something about fall makes curling up with a new read and a cup of hot tea all …

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

Eight potential benefits of kombucha

Kombucha is a sweet, fizzy drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. It has a number of potential health benefits, including gut health and …

Holistic Medicine

Inverted Pyramid House

Balancing on a rural hillside in the Spanish region of Matarraña, the Inverted Pyramid House seems to defy the laws of gravity. Like the exterior, …

Classic Baked Corn Pudding

This custard-like corn pudding is very tasty, and it's the perfect accompaniment for a roast or baked ham. It's also an excellent side dish for a …

Recipes

Self Drive the Canadian Rockies: A 5 Day Itinerary From Jasper to Banff

<b>Authored by Chan Komagan</b><p>About a year ago a message popped up on my Twitter feed. It said that all national parks in Canada will be free in 2017 to …

How to Quickly Replace a Sky in Photoshop With Multiply Blend Mode

In his latest photography tutorial, noted French photographer (and prolific video tutorial maker) Serge Ramelli demonstrates how to quickly and …

The procrastinator's guide to viewing the solar eclipse

This is not a drill. The eclipse is today. We repeat, the total solar eclipse is on Monday.<p>Yes, the celestial event of the year/decade/century, depending who you ask, is finally here. Many (organized) people planned their eclipse day a year ago, or longer.<p>But if you're not one of them, don't worry …

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side | Inc.com

Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here are 101 of the best positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and make you feel happy.<p>There are some classics in the list, and …

Motivation

6 of the Best Exercises to Build Strength During Pregnancy

Regardless of your mileage while running for two, these moves will keep you strong before and after delivery.<p>A consistent running regimen during pregnancy is impressive, but an afternoon run alone is not enough to maintain your current level of strength. And in many cases, pregnant runners have a …

4 mistakes you’re probably making with your crunches

When it comes to functional strength, you can’t beat core conditioning. Not only do fit, fired-up abs, obliques, and back muscles improve your …

I tried the 7-minute workout for a month — here's what happened

The 7-minute workout is a science-backed circuit routine that uses only body weight. The high-intensity interval-training program was designed by two exercise scientists, Chris Jordan and Bret Klika, to be the most efficient workout. Our video producer, Kevin Reilly, spent 30 days using the …

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

The Most Beautiful Roads In America

Take the long way home.<p>Pavement meanders through all 50 of these United States, from the hardwood forests of Vermont to the craggy coast of California's Big Sur. Most of it goes somewhere; some of it goes nowhere. The roads on these pages are a few of our backcountry favorites. They're not always …

Hiking

BMI calculators aren’t accurate, but our body fat calculator is

The Body Mass Index (BMI) has been relied on as <i>the</i> tool to measure relative fat levels and weight status for decades. It first came into popular use in the early 1970s, when the famous American physiologist Ancel Keys gave the formula, devised in the 1840s, a new name. Among government health …

Getting Creative with White Balance

One of the great aspects of photography is the sheer amount of control we have over an image. We can vary shutter speed, aperture, ISO, focus points, …

6 Row Machine Alternatives to Give Your Body an Amazing Workout

Get sculpted this summer.<p>We've covered helpful alternatives to pull-ups and chin-ups, sure, but those of you who incorporate some kind of row in your fitness regimen of choice are still stuck doing the same old thing. This week, though, leave the rowing to the crew team and check out these fitness …

5 crunch alternatives to get your abs popping for beach season

5 crunch alternatives to get your abs popping for beach season<p>If your weight room sessions these days consist of you plodding through the exact same …

Use This Hamstring Exercise to Prevent Knee Injuries and Pain

Knee pain stinks.<p>It can be an absolute monster to train through or around knee pain when you're trying to increase lower-body strength and size. And …

Ann Dowd’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ villain is deliciously evil

Beware Aunt Lydia of “The Handmaid’s Tale” — TV’s true villain.<p>The evil Lydia, played by Ann Dowd on the Hulu series, may walk softly and quote …