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19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

Netflix Original

A Standing Ab Workout You Can Do at Your Desk, Thanks to Jeanette Jenkins

Whoever said you needed a mat and open space in the gym to do a workout was seriously mistaken. Celebrity trainer and fitness extraordinaire Jeanette Jenkins proves that you need nothing more than a desire for flat abs. In her latest Instagram post, she shares a standing ab workout that can be done …

The Best Ab Exercises You’re Not Doing

These calorie-burning moves need to be part of your core routine.<p>After a sculpted stomach, but having trouble making progress? Too often, we work our …

Workouts

Want to get rid of cellulite? There's only one thing worth trying.

Contrary to what dozens of “cellulite solutions” companies want you to believe.<p>No one wants to hear that there’s no solution to the problem that vexes them. And while we might be loathe to admit it, we don't want to find out that the solutions that <i>do</i> exist are time-consuming and difficult. Take our …

Cellulite

16 Ways To Get The Eyebrows Of Your Dreams

Eyebrows on fleek!<p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

These 10 Drugstore Products Make Frizz-Free Hair a Reality

Frizz happens to pretty much all of us no matter our hair type, but luckily there are a whole slew of products on the market that are reasonably priced <i>and</i> work. We're rounding up our top picks from the drugstore shelves that keep curly, straight, damaged, and dry strands in check. Click through and …

Best Leg Exercises | Women's Health

No leg routine would be complete without a squat—it gets more muscles and joints working together than any other stand-in-place exercise. As a result, you release hormones that can speed muscle hypertrophy (a.k.a. growth) and fat loss, studies show. The goblet type is king among this royal crew: …

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The 19 Best Beauty Tricks I've Learned After 10 Years as a Beauty Editor

Beauty has changed a lot since I started working in the industry back in 2007. If you can remember 2007, that was the year that the iPhone …

Skin Care

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Give Them the 7 Things They Need the Most | Inc.com

In the quest to crack the code on employee engagement, companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on wasted efforts to "develop their leaders."<p>Since leadership development is broad, it needs to be clearly defined for business outcomes. The common denominator is teaching managers the …

Employee Engagement

Forget Crunches: Fight Belly Fat With These 5 Exercises

If you feel you're doing all the right things to shift a flabby belly—we're talking eating the right things, avoiding the wrong things, exercising …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Pedagogy

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

Exercise

14 'Sneaky' Abs Moves Top Trainers Swear By

When you do a typical abs workout, you usually know exactly what to expect. The moves are focused on your midsection, and you can feel a burning …

Workouts

So You Want to Read Fairy Tales: Here’s Where to Start

<b>The Fairy Tale Trinity: If you’re going to start reading fairy tales, you should start with the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian</b> …

5 simple ways to awaken your core

Try these simple workouts for stronger stomach muscles<p>The term 'core' refers to the muscles around your trunk and pelvis, and includes your lower …

Yoga

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

Workouts

Lift and Shape Your Butt With This 8-Minute Workout

CrossFit is all about high-intensity WODs (workout of the day), so here's a quick and intense one you can do at home or the gym that's only eight minutes long. It may seem short and basic, but holy booty burn! Eight minutes will seem so long for your butt and thighs, plus your heart rate will be …

Workouts