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The Reinvented Use-Every-Muscle Pilates Workout

This new pumped up Pilates takes the abs-tightening technique to the next level and transforms it into a total-body lean routine<p>1. Single-Leg Teaser …

Strong and Sleek Upper Body Pilates Workout

Build functional strength and definition with this arm- and core-sculpting routine<p>1. Front Scoop<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand in Pilates “V” position with heels pressed …

Pilates-Meets-Barre Workout for a Dancer's Body

Incorporate Pilates equipment into your regular barre workout to strengthen, lengthen, and tone your body like a ballet dancer<p>1. Reach and Pull<p>A<p>B<p>2. …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

Workouts

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

Yoga

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

Yoga

7 Pilates Routines That Will Tone Your Bod Every Day of the Week

Having more control in your life is mostly a good thing. It helps you reach your goals, plan financially and feel your best. But we ALL know that control isn’t always possible (that’s an understatement!). That is, until you try pilates, a practice that’s all about concentration, precision and …

Workouts

The Best No-Equipment Pilates Moves To Strengthen Your Core

Does Pilates kind of seem like an only-for-Goop-readers fitness trend to you? If so, please consider rethinking this. In reality, Pilates is anything …

Exercise

The Best Pilates Moves You Can Do Without a Reformer

If you’ve ever seen a Pilates reformer, then you know why they can be intimidating. With straps, springs, and lots of moving parts, those things look …

El problema de las dos personas perdidas que querían encontrarse

Por @Alvy — 20 de Mayo de 2015<p><b>Dos personas están en un gran estadio lleno de gente, se separan y se pierden.</b> Quieren encontrarse la una a la otra, …

The First-Timer's Guide to Cruising in Alaska

Alaska is sometimes thought of as America's last frontier, with the state's rugged mountains covering huge amounts of land, and much of it largely untouched by humans. It is also home to glaciers and wide waterways, referred to as passages, bordering the thick brush of the mountains. It is these …

Advocates fight against fake service dogs

<b>Service dogs are a familiar sight in shopping malls, restaurants and airports. They wear colourful waistcoats, or vests, denoting their high level of training to assist people with disabilities. They include guide dogs for the blind, hearing dogs, seizure alert dogs and mental health service …

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10 incredible day trips from Vancouver

There's so much to see and do in Vancouver that you might forget to check out what the surrounding area has to offer. A transport hub with great access to the rest of BC, Vancouver is the perfect jumping-off point for day trips into the region. Here are our top 10 escapes from the city.<p>Steveston<p>An …

A beer-lover's guide to Seattle: the best breweries, taprooms and brewpubs

Cheers! Prost! Cin cin! Beer lovers have plenty of reasons to toast Seattle. With its long-standing flair for technological innovation and foresighted farm-to-table gastronomic ethos, the boldly experimental powerhouse of the 1980s craft beer movement is one of the best places in the US to sink a …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

5 Words to Include in Your Email Subject Lines (and 4 Words to Avoid)

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Sending an email is the easiest and least intrusive …

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

The Smartest Bike Lock Ever

The solar-powered Skylock uses new technology to up the ante on bike theft protection<p>We’re seeing more and more new gadgets introduced to thwart bike theft—but few advances in the locking technology we already depend on to protect our bikes. Smart pedals and other GPS trackers are helpful …

10 Celebrities with the Sexiest Eyebrows of All Time

You'd recognize these iconic arches anywhere.<p>Gone are the days of over-plucking and too-dark, drawn on-brows (phew!). Today's arches are much more naturally shaped and—in our opinion—so much more flattering. To show you exactly what we mean, we've rounded up 10 celebs who are ballers of the brow …

Living in: The world’s most eco-friendly cities

What’s it like to live in a city committed to environmental protection and sustainable development? The answer might make you green with envy.<p>From offering plentiful bike paths and thriving farmers’ markets to ensuring cleaner air, a city’s environmental efforts don’t just help the planet – they …

Easy DIY Nut Butters

Homemade nut butters taste great, pack cyclist-friendly nutrients, and cost less than store-bought jars. Try these five creative—and delicious—recipes.<p><b>Maple Cinnamon Walnut Butter</b><br>Walnuts are one of the few vegetarian sources of omega-3s, fats that help calm postexercise inflammation, while cinnamon …

When Photographers Become Self-Publishing Companies

When Josh Lustig started photographing the wild and grubby Hackney Marshes in London on his way to and from work, he never thought it would lead him …

This Jeff Bezos Quote Explains Amazon's Insanely Difficult Hiring Process

The company believes that every new employee should increase the average level of productivity on whichever team they join, ensuring that the company's standards get higher and higher as time goes on.<p>Its interviews are no joke either, having in the past used difficult questions ranging from "How …

Should I Eat Eggs?

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Why Egg Freezing Might Not Be the Answer for Women in Tech

Is Facebook and Apple's new perk too good to be true?<p>Two of tech's largest empires, Apple and Facebook, have agreed to fund <b>egg freezing</b> for female employees, <b>NBC News</b> reported Tuesday. The announcement has garnered favorable press online, as if this proves—to all those reading Facebook news on an …

Reproductive Medicine

How to do a Breast Self-Exam

Learn how to properly inspect your pair—no stressing out necessary<p>Whether or not women should do breast self-exams has become the subject of debate recently, but one thing's for sure: The better you know your girls, the more likely you'll be to notice if something out-of-the-ordinary—and …

Women's Health