Vanessa Martinez

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Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Immune System

Hop, skip, and jump your way to 'fit' — and work muscles you didn't know you had

Jumping, skipping, and hopping exercises add fun and calorie-burning to any workout. That's because the explosiveness of the movements tends to work your muscles differently than regular resistance training.<p>You can do the following "exploding" moves as a dynamic warm-up, as part of an interval …

Workouts

Why Do People Go to Fashion Week?

<i>(Photo Courtesy of Pop Sugar Fashion)</i><p>-Post Originally Appeared On CityLately.com, Hop On For More Fashion News & Inspiration-<p>In our inherent and constant search for relevance, fashion week seems the perfect venue to proclaim yourself a part of the in-crowd. Understandable; The increased churn of …

Fashion Week

How to Fix Text Neck and Improve Your Posture

Chances are you’re looking down at your device to read this article — head forward, shoulders rounded and back slumped, putting yourself at risk for …

Ergonomics

How to Engineer the Optimally Delicious Thanksgiving Plate

You'll need a clear-eyed plan of attack, an open mind, and a mound of mashed potatoes.<p>There may be an art to preparing Thanksgiving dinner, but there is an art, as well, to putting that dinner on a plate. The stakes are high: Get a little pour-happy at the moment of truth, and your turkey-to-gravy …

Night Time Eiffel Tower Photos Are a Copyright Violation

Most people know that they are not allowed to share copies of their favorite band or film without permission. However, in some areas even your own …

Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

Holistic Medicine

The Health Benefits of Tea

Have you noticed the rise in popularity of tea drinking where you live? Tea shops are popping up as often as coffee houses! Beyond just the charm of …

Walk This Way: 3 Ways to Wear Over-the-Knee Boots

On the catwalk, over-the-knee boots always seem to look effortlessly sexy and never overdone, but in real life these sky-high numbers tend to be harder to pull off. Whether you're planning on pairing yours with a micro mini, a sweater dress or some of your favorite skinny jeans, you'll want to …

Clothing

8 New TV Shows You Should Definitely Be Watching

The fall TV season is in full swing and now that we've got to sample all the new shows, it's time to finally narrow down our picks for the best of the best.<p>Which fresh programming is worth watching and how many episodes do you have to watch to catch up? Check out our handy guide to eight new shows …

8 Apps to Help You Get More Done in Less Time

We've all heard of the illusory work/life balance that books, blogs and the busiest of professionals tell us is attainable — but actually achieving …