Catherine Dy

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20 Flat-Belly Foods You Should Keep Stocked In Your Kitchen

Out of sight, out of mouth. That's the rule when it comes to your kitchen: People who keep unhealthy food on countertops weigh up to 20 pounds more than those who don't, while those who stock nutritious stuff are up to 13 pounds slimmer, research shows. The take-home? Simply reorganizing your …

7 Genuinely Cool French Cities That Aren't Paris

Ah, Paris je t’aime. The French city of love and light may have a ton to offer travelers (yes, even beyond Eiffel Tower selfies and shopping the …

France

This Will Help Make Your Strength Workout Even More Effective At Burning Fat

Strength training is essential for building lean muscle, and having more muscle can help you reach your fitness goal whether that’s doing a pull-up, …

Exercise

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Fort Lauderdale

Learning Language: What’s most important?

Think about this question. <b> What do you think is the answer?</b>Watch the video below. You’ll be surprised by the answer!When students learn language, too …

Language Learning

The Fast and Furious Cardio Workout That Spikes Your Metabolism

This body weight workout hits every inch of your body under 20 minutes—sweat guaranteed<p>If finding a workout that fits both your schedule and fitness …

Exercise

This Is the Best Exercise to Work ALL Those Core Muscles | Women's Health

<b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter, So This Happened, to get the day’s trending stories and health studies.</b><p>The best exercise for your entire core is…drumroll please…souped up planks! Specifically, the study found that the most effective abs exercise is planking in a prone position (that …

24 Charts That Will Help You Be Healthy AF

Whether it's tips on how to eat healthier, work out more, or just be kinder to yourself.

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

The airport transfer website Hoppa recently released a ranking of the world's most affordable -- and most expensive -- destinations for a holiday.<p>To …

Extreme Sports

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Apps

10 of the best hikes in Europe - Wired For Adventure

Author: Abeer El-Sayed<p>Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the …

11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns.<p>In <i>these</i> cities, however, money isn't as big a concern. All 11 of the following far-flung spots are known for being relatively cheap places to live as …

European Travel

The Kettlebell Weight Loss Workout

If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your calorie burn and results, grab a pair of kettlebells. Most exercises using the …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. "For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

What should I sip during spin class? Do I need protein before a long run? Confusion, cleared: Sports-nutrition pros reveal how to snack smarter to …

Nutrition

35 Healthy Foods for if You Have a Busy Lifestyle

Trying to lose weight with your hectic, jam-packed schedule can feel like trying to climb a mountain wearing rollerblades.<p>While you dutifully fit in …

38 Most Inspiring Travel Quotes of All Time

Whether you're in between trips or deep in the throes of armchair travel, these must-share quotes from eloquent travelers like Tina Fey, Anthony …

14 Mind-Blowing Historical Locations For Your Bucket List

<b>The world is full of incredible ancient places, some are known by millions and global icons, others are obscure, hidden and forgotten by all except the most geeky history buff. For the cultural traveller there is so much to explore that you'll have to put the effort in to discover everything. But</b> …

European Travel

This Is the Best Makeup for Acne-Prone Skin, According to Dermatologists

<i>By Megan Kennedy</i><p>Acne is the WORST. And the more you have, the more inclined you feel to layer on heavy foundation to cover it up. But sometimes your makeup can lead to new breakouts, and you become trapped in a vicious cycle of wanting to hide your blemishes while the product you're using creates …

Skin Care

These cities are officially the best in Europe: Which ones did you miss?

Voters in an online poll have crowned the city of Zadar, Croatia the best city to visit in Europe this year, thanks to its seaside location, ancient …

Iceman’s Gut Holds Clues to Humans’ Spread into Europe

The frozen mummy may have died with a wicked stomach ache from H. pylori bacteria, which also help date a migration wave from Africa.<p>A new DNA analysis of the stomach contents of Ötzi, the famous 5,300-year-old ice mummy known as the Iceman, has found that his gut contains a strain of infectious …

The 25 Most Frequently Asked Travel Questions—Answered

At Condé Nast Traveler, some reader questions crop up repeatedly, and we wanted to address those tried and tested travel queries in one place. Here are our answers to your 25 most frequently asked questions.<p>What are the most surreal places to visit?<p>Some of the strangest places on earth are also the …

Sri Lanka

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

Killer Burpee Workout | Men's Health

Here’s how: Grab a low box or step. Perform the following three burpee variations in a row.<p>1. Low-Box Runner Burpee<br>2. Low-Box Lateral Runner Burpee<br>3. Low-Box Lateral Plyo Pushup Burpee<p>For each variation, do as many reps as possible in 30 seconds. Don’t rest between the exercises.<p>Once you’ve …

The 5 Most Beautiful Places In The World

<i>by Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Getty<p>Pinpointing every breathtaking place on the planet could take a lifetime, but we think that these 5 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list.<p><b>1. Cappadocia, Turkey</b><p>Cappadocia, an area …

Condé Nast

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts