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The Number of Cardio and Weightlifting Sessions a Beachbody Trainer Recommends Each Week

Whatever your goal is — weight loss, muscle gain, or overall health — one thing we have to decide each week is how many times to work out. The next …

Exercise

5 One-Pot Vegetarian Recipes That'll Save You From Doing Dishes Tonight

One-pot meals are a lazy cook's dream. Simply toss the ingredients together, stir the pot occasionally, and serve. (Honestly, nothing could be …

Cooking

8 Old-School Restaurants in NYC That Will Take You Back in Time

One of New York City’s greatest pleasures is finding restaurants that have been around for a long, long time. The antique decor, traditional service, and list of nearly forgotten dishes whets the appetite, and the prices are often very reasonable or even cheap for massive portions — especially …

Dining Rooms

These Insane Space-Saving Bags Are an Overpacker's Dream — and Only $17 on Amazon

I'm guilty. . . I'm one of those people who fills my suitcase to the brim and can barely close it. A few years ago, I was moving abroad and had to pack up my whole life into just a few suitcases. A friend recommended I try using The Chestnut Travel Space Saver Storage Bags ($17). Not only did they …

Shopping

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

Cooking

I Tried 5 Minute Tasty Recipes and Here Are the Results

They were cooked in under five minutes, but was the speed worth it?<p>April 11, 2018<p>College is great, except for when you are starving and the dining …

Cooking

Upgrade Your Average Toast with Sweet Potato

Step 1<p>Wash the potato and wrap it in a wet piece of paper towel and place it in the microwave. It usually takes 7-8 minutes, but your goal is to get …

Breakfast

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

Bill Gates

A Wider World of Reading

FOR ME, when it comes to good writing, texts are alive and living among us, no matter the genre. Juan Villoro’s <i>The Wild Book</i> — a story in which books …

Books

1,600 People Quit Social Media for a Month-Long 'Digital Declutter.' Amazing Things Happened

Don't go cold turkey on social media. Instead, take a month to reset your online habits.<p>Think back to the last time you ate a real blow out meal, the kind that causes you to unbutton your pants and double check your antacid supply. Remember the sensation of discomfort, bloat, and regret?<p>That's how …

Computer Science

This Is Exactly What Fitness Guru Kayla Itsines Eats Before and After a Workout

Knowing what to eat before and after a workout to properly fuel your body is a challenge in itself—which is why we turned to fitness guru Kayla …

Fitness

Robert B. Reich’s Recipe for a Just Society

<b>THE COMMON GOOD</b><br>By Robert B. Reich<br>193 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $22.95.<p>In recent decades, American public discourse has become hollow and shrill. Instead of morally robust debates about the common good, we have shouting matches on talk radio and cable television, and partisan food fights in Congress. …

Middle-class

Try This Tabata Strength Workout for an Intense, Efficient Workout

This Tabata Strength Workout is an advanced High Intensity Interval Workout that will challenge every muscle in your body with tough, whole body …

Workouts

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

Amazon Customers Are Obsessed With TruSkin Naturals $20 Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C, while appreciated in orange juice, is actually at its best as one of the most powerful players in the skin-care game. Linked with promoting collagen production, brightening and evening out skin tone, and reducing signs of aging and hyperpigmentation among other beauty benefits, it leaves …

Skin Care

These 4 Workouts Helped Alicia Vikander Sculpt Her Insane Washboard Abs For Tomb Raider

In case you missed it, Alicia Vikander got majorly ripped while prepping for the <b>Tomb Raider</b> reboot. The Swedish actress, who played the role of Lara Croft in the action film, worked with celebrity trainer and wellness expert Magnus Lygdback for seven months to transform herself into the …

Tomb Raider

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Pounds — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

5 common yoga mistakes you may not realize you’re making—and exactly how to fix them

Have you ever felt like you were totally soaring in crow, but then caught your reflection and noticed you were less bird-like and more, well, ready …

Yoga

Worried about what Facebook knows about you? Check out Google

It's more than just Googling yourself.<p>Upset about how much of your data Facebook has? Wait until you see what Google has got on you.<p>Dylan Curran, an information technology consultant, took a look at just what Google knew about him. Even with his experience as a web developer, he was shocked.<p>"I was …

Privacy

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Apps

How New Religions Take Root

If, as Karl Marx suggested, religion is the "opium of the people," we live on a planet where nobody needs to walk too far down the street to get …

Religion

6 Full-Body Stretching Exercises

The Routine<p>When you can barely squeeze a workout into your day, taking time to focus on flexibility may feel like, well, a stretch. But stretching is …

Yoga

New Research Proves That All Things Being Equal, Nothing Is Equal for Black Boys

Perhaps you’ve heard the decades-old conservative cure for systematic racism. When confronted with any statistic that shows widespread inequality, …

Income Inequality

Ugh: Even Female Students Who Earn Outstanding Grades Still Won't Get the Job (Unless They're Really Likable)

Research shows that women are better off just getting decent grades, not great grades. (How crappy is that?)<p>Conventional wisdom -- or at least what parents usually tell their kids -- holds that getting better grades in college leads to greater career success, especially when you're trying to land …

Employment

To be a reader like Bill Gates, take book recommendations from the kids in your life

If you’re looking for your next book recommendation, ask someone who still has a curfew.<p>Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, has become an influential book recommendation machine. He, in turn, seems to be getting recommendations from his own kids.<p>In a new post on his blog, Gates …

Books

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

The 9 Best Zoodle Recipes that Taste Just as Good as Pasta

Carbs? Never heard of them.<p>March 26, 2018<p>For those of you who don't know, a zoodle is a zucchini noodle, which is just spiralized zucchini. Zoodles …

Cooking

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Sleep

This 6-Minute Workout Will Reshape Your Butt — but You Won't Be Able to Walk Tomorrow!

If you're looking for a little help bringing up the rear, we've got the workout for you. Dempsey Marks from Gold's Gym in LA designed this …

Workouts

Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

Workouts