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5 Moves to Build a Stronger Core — and Not 1 of Them Is a Crunch

Your core is truly the central part of your body. "It embodies all the muscles in your torso from your shoulders down to your hips. This complex series of muscles controls almost all of your body's movements. Therefore, a strong core equates to a strong body," said Sarah Chadwell, NASM, CPT, a …

Workouts

The 30 Best Arms Exercises of All Time

1 of 31<p>Top Arm Moves<p>Doing compound barbell movements is necessary for getting strong. However, squats and deadlifts alone just won't get you …

Workouts

How to Clean Up Your Overwhelmed Gmail Inbox (by Hand)

There comes a time when enough is, quite simply, enough. I had been putting off the task of organizing my sprawling Gmail inbox for months, if not …

Productivity

The Best Ab Exercises for Athletes

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Workouts

14 Amazing Products to Give Headache Sufferers Some Relief

Headaches have a way of stopping anyone in their tracks. Pain, tension, and other symptoms like light sensitivity, nausea, and dizziness can quickly turn a good day into a bad one. And people who suffer from migraines or chronic headaches spend a lot of time looking for the best relief besides …

7 Exercises To Get Flat Abs Like Disha Patani

Bollywood star Disha Patani is surely a fitness junkie. Scroll down through her Instagram handle and you will know why. The actress won many …

Workouts

20 Great Exercises to Work Your Shoulders

The following exercises show examples of moves targeting the shoulders—the front, middle, and rear deltoids as well as the rotator cuff …

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

Home Improvement

Do This Trainer's Bodyweight Workout Anywhere For Toned Legs and a Strong Core

If you don't know who Francheska Martinez is yet, you'll be happy to meet her. She's a certified trainer and stretch therapist in Austin, TX, who's always looking for new, creative ways to move her body. And it's totally contagious.<p>With many different certifications under her belt, including Animal …

This No-Equipment, High-Intensity Workout Will Leave You in a Puddle of a Sweat

If you can't get your hands on weights, cardio machines, or other fitness equipment, don't forgo the workout! You can still get in a kickass …

These 9 Abs Exercises Hit Your Core From Every Angle

It's up for debate whether diet or exercise is more important in the quest for defined abs (though science favors one over the other). Either way, …

7 Easy High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinners

There are endless ways to get crafty with low-carb dinners—veggie-crust pizzas, riced cauliflower, zucchini noodles, you name it. But while these …

Healthy Eating

How to Write Multiple Points of View

What is POV?<p>Rather than recreate the wheel, we have an excellent article that gives you examples of each different POV and how to use it. You can …

Got ground beef? Here are 9 ways to use it.

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>Step away from the boxed pasta with seasoning packets and the cans of sloppy Joe sauce. You can do ground beef better, with one of these Recipe Finder options.<p>Campono Meatball Subs, pictured above. You may have meatballs left over, but they can be cooked, cooled and …

Cooking

Perception and How to Identify POV Leaps

Photo by Andy Morffew, Flickr’s Creative CommonsPlease welcome return guest Jordan Rosenfeld, author of seven books, most recently <i>Writing the</i> …

Creative Writing

The revision strategies of 12 different writers are revealing and totally fascinating

As you read this, I will have pulled off a miraculous accomplishment: escapingwinter. I will be sitting on a tropical beach, gently caressed by sunlight and ocean breezes, reading as many galleys as I can fit into my carry-on.<p>For you, gentle reader, whether you’re trapped in snowy January weather …

Books

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Cooking

The tastiest Whole30-friendly meals you can make in under 30 minutes

Even if you consider yourself a pretty healthy eater, committing to a month of the Whole30 diet can be daunting. (Seriously, no quinoa?!) The program …

15 Protein-Packed Recipes to Get You Through the Day

<i>Need a protein-packed lunch to get you through the day? Our friends at PaleoHacks have the recipes for you!</i><p><b>Adding quality protein to your lunch is a great way to get a boost of energy to get you through your busy afternoon.</b><p>Whether you're looking for a protein-packed meal that will keep you full …

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

Your 10-Day Wellness Plan to Jumpstart the New Year: These Simple Diet Changes Can Have Big Results

10 Simple Diet Changes Can Have Big Results<p>“When you commit to making just one simple change each day, it helps create powerful momentum toward a …

Wellness

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

Improve Your Craft With These Point of View Writing Exercises

Learn How to Practice Point of View Writing Exercises<p>Work on Craft and Technique<p>Updated August 28, 2017<p>No matter what stage you're at with your …

Creative Writing

How to cultivate winning writing habits | Articles | Writing & Editing

As many professional writers will tell you, good habits are everything.<p>If procrastination or writer’s block sets in, the writer’s bank account might …

Writing

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

Cooking

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

You'll Eat Breakfast Every Day (and Look Forward to It) Thanks to These Frittata Recipes

A frittata is hands down one of the best ways to cook eggs. The one-pan dish is quick, easy, and the ultimate blank canvas — you can put just about anything in it, and it'll be good. Put your cast-iron skillet to good use with any of these tasty frittata recipes, from cheesy to protein-packed. If …