Rebecca Kessler

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A Sneaky Trick to Not Washing Your Workout Gear After Every Wear

I'm not friendly to my workout clothes. This is probably why my sports bras would rather not stick around. I unceremoniously dump the sweaty clothing into the nearest hamper or throw it on the dresser, then—of course—get annoyed when I can't find it right away for my next gym session.<p>I'm working on …

Why You're Awesome: A 3-Step Guide to Celebrating You

Last week, I was catching up with my friend Mikey* over passionfruit herbal tea (me) and coffee (him).<p>Mikey he had just been offered a promotion at a prestigious Ivy League university. As I congratulated him, he replied, "Well, you know how these things go... They just wanted to hire me because …

The Best Protein Sources

You know a protein-rich diet can help you drop pounds—but are you reaching for the right foods?<p>Quick—which has more protein: an egg, or an ounce of mozzarella? Believe it or not, the cheese actually has about 16 percent more protein. You might want to write that down, especially if you’re one of …

10 Foods to Never Eat

Grace Huang<p>Frosting<p>That store-bought frosting from a tub might taste great on cakes and cookies, but it's packed with problems. "It's one of the only …

Do You Work Out Enough?

Fewer than one in five women do. Find out how much exercise you should be doing<p>Sure, you belong to a gym. But do you use it enough? If you’re like most women, the answer is no: Fewer than 20 percent of American women meet the government’s exercise recommendations, according to data from the 2011 …

8 Of The Healthiest Breakfast Foods Ever

It's true, some people whip up smoothies with spinach and kale or swear by whole grains you've never tried before, or top just about everything with chia or flax. But you don't have to completely make over your morning meal just to avoid making breakfast mistakes.<p>In fact, a number of breakfast …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

"Ugh, I'm Huge": How "Fat Talk" Affects the Way We're Perceived

These days it’s hard to find someone who isn’t concerned about the size and shape of his or her body. In the U.S. alone, at least one third of adults …

Body Image

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday May 15th

3 days/week:<p>Complete 4 circuits of the following, doing 10 reps per exercise before moving on to the next one. Complete as quickly as possible while …

Meredith was my friend, says Amanda Knox in first televised interview

Amanda Knox has given her first televised interview, tearfully describing how Meredith Kercher was her friend and she was stunned by her death.<p>Miss Knox, 25, said she was "thinking about" Miss Kercher's family, adding: "It bothers me when people say she wasn't my friend. I was stunned by her death. …

SkyArt, Fun Doodles Drawn Into Photographs of the Sky

French artist Thomas Lamadieu takes photographs and then fills in the open space of the sky with amusing drawings in a series called “SkyArt.” More …

Advice For A Twitter World: Demetri Martin On How To Be Succinct

By Joe Berkowitz7 minute Read<p>Size matters, for sure. Not every opus need be magnum, however, in order to make an outsize impact. Just ask Demetri …

Fifty Street Artists Descend on Condemned Parisian Nightclub ‘Les Bains’ | Colossal

<p>Built as a municipal bathhouse in the late 19th century, Les Bains-Douches would eventually become one of the hottest night clubs in Paris known …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

Francis Bacon

Radical roads drive robot cars

A lot is written about the rise of autonomous cars, such as those developed by Google, but these vehicles will also change our highways forever.<p>One of the world’s most famously gridlocked cities in the world may be about to shed its image and get on the move again.<p>Los Angeles in California has just …

Summer Movie Preview: Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby, Man Of Steel, and More

Watch This!<p>It’s been a slow year at the cinemas so far, with only a handful of films crossing the $100 million threshold—but all that will change on …

What's in a Generation?

There is an inherent challenge in talking about generations. When we are in the midst of the rise of an influential new generation, it's said that we can't truly understand them and that we must leave it to history to be the judge. Yet, when we get further away from that generation's rise, we are …

Love, Simon’s Keiynan Lonsdale Accepts Best Kiss Award With A Magical Speech

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>Chris Pratt would 'love to see him …

Right Brain, Left Brain | Making the Most of Hyères

BoF's editor-in-chief reports from the Festival International de Mode et de Photographie à Hyères, where 28-year-old Finnish designer Satu Maaranen …

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