Tahlia Torrens

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Workouts That Burn Fat Fast

If you're spending too much time at the gym and getting minimal results, you need workouts that burn fat fast. All workouts help you slim down, but …

Exercise

The Glycemic Index: Are Carbs Friend or Foe?

Most of us have heard of the glycemic index (GI). Even if we're not familiar with how it works exactly, we know it's something worth paying attention to when considering our food choices. So what's it all about?<p><b>The GI Basics</b><p>The GI is a measurement tool to analyze food and help encourage healthy …

The Brain

10 Ways to Let Go of the Need to Control

Many of us hold onto control for dear life. We attach ourselves to outcomes, push for things to happen the way we want them to go and try to run the show.<p>The reality is that things go much more smoothly when we allow them to happen instead of making them happen.<p>When we are able to trust that we are …

How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.<p>We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it …

Fitness

6 Times You Acted Drunk on Love—Even Though You Were Stone-Cold Sober

"Drunk In Love" is way more than just a Beyoncé song.<p>From the emotional highs and lows to the giddy feeling you get every time you so much as smell one of his shirts, you’ve long known that love is literally an intoxicating experience. Now, science has proof that this is more than just an …

The Power of Presence: 3 Simple Ways to Harness Mindfulness

We hear a lot about being mindful - not just within spiritual circles - but more and more in the work place.<p>What exactly is mindfulness?<p>Simply, mindfulness is awareness of the present or the ability to be present in all aspects of our lives. It's a honing of the mind to focus on what is happening …

4 Bizarre Places You Always Get Zits—and How to Prevent Them

Get rid of those embarrassing bumps for good.<p>As if a raging red zit isn’t enough to deal with, having one crop up in an unusual place can really throw a curve ball into your routine. But you don’t have to hide away underneath a hat. Find out exactly what causes these annoying breakouts, and learn …

Skin Care

How to Look Smokin' (and Not Just Sweaty) in Your Race Photos

Make them all fridge-worthy!<p>Sure, you run races to beat your personal record or maybe even to win the whole damn thing. But it doesn’t hurt to look amazing in your race photos while you’re at it. After all, discomfort is temporary, but pics are forever.<p>Of course, anyone who has run their share of …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, Part 4: Early Life Events That Increase the Response of the Brain to Stress

This is blog four of the series to educate you about stress and to help you increase your ability to cope with stress. Please refer to previous blogs for background information and to review the behaviors that reduce the response of the brain to chronic and acute stress.<p>The focus of this blog is to …

7 Ways to Permanently Banish Belly Fat

Numerous factors contribute to belly fat, but over my decades practicing medicine I've found when patients focus on these seven strategies they normalize insulin, lose that stubborn belly fat, and finally gain abundant health.<p>Sixty-nine percent of Americans adults are overweight, and over 35 …

Weight Loss

Scandinavia’s Secret Islands are the Ideal Summer Getaway

When Lotta Jansdotter came across wild raspberries growing in the forest during her childhood summers in Åland—a nature-rich Scandinavian archipelago …

The Invisible Photograph: 5 Short Documentaries on the Hidden Side of Photography

Over the past year, the Carnegie Museum of Art has been slowly releasing a 5-part documentary series titled <i>The Invisible Photograph</i>, which offers a …

6 Tips to Avoid Laziness in Your Photography

Once the first flushes of our photographic journey have worn off, a certain laziness can creep in. This can manifest itself in a slight arrogance …

5 Thrilling Images of Daredevils on Lattice

Each we week we pick a theme and compile five of our favorite photos from Lattice, our new destination for the discovery and curation of great …

Lightroom Tips to Improve Your Black & White Photos

Andrew S. Gibson’s stunning black & white portraits manage to capture attention and impress at first sight. In the video tutorial below, he explains …

How to Take Better Action Photos

There are many sports photographers. We generally hear about those who specialize in a specific genre of sports photography like motorsport, tennis, …

Photography

How to Compose Portrait Photographs for Best Results

Composing the right frame when it comes to portraits may sound like an easy task, but when you take into consideration that you’ll need to have the …

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …