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Financial Side Effects From A Prescription For Toenail Fungus

When Anne Soloviev went to Braun Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., for her semiannual dermatology checkup in early January, the physician assistant diagnosed fungus in two of her toenails.<p>Soloviev hadn't complained about her toenails or even noticed a problem.<p>But the physician …

Pharma

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Yoga

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Yoga

How to Do Yoga at Home

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Yoga

5 Foam Roller Stretches You Need To Know About If Your Back Is Always Sore

Dealing with a perpetually sore back can be uncomfortable as hell. Whether you're going super hard with deadlifts in the gym, or your spine insists …

Massage Therapy

The Crunch-Less Abs Workout That Sculpts Your Stomach In All The Right Places

Almost every woman who has taken a barre class will tell you the same thing: <i>It hurts so good.</i><p>That’s because the ballet-inspired fitness class firms up hard-to-tone zones using low-impact, form-focused movements. The result is a slow, deep muscle burn from head to toe.<p>Now you can pair that deep …

Workouts

3 Ways To Relieve Tight Leg Muscles With A Foam Roller

Using a foam roller on a regular basis helps to reduce inflammation and joint stress, as well as improve circulation and flexibility. But here's another perk: If you roll on a regular basis, you will help prepare your muscles for upcoming workouts and recover from those workouts faster. These three …

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Exercise

4 Ways To Un-Hunch Your Shoulders And Improve Posture Using A Resistance Band

In a perfect world, we'd all have flawless posture with no hunched shoulders. None of us would favor our right or left sides, and our spines would be long and strong with no pain. But unfortunately for most of us, that's not reality.<p>Enter these four exercises. They work the muscles to strengthen …

Exercise

This Barre Workout Sculpts Your Butt And Thighs (In Less Than 10 Minutes)

This short workout is safe, effective, and guaranteed to make your muscles shake and quiver! It's also a great way to challenge and improve your balance. Perform each move for at least 30 seconds, and try to do the whole circuit 3 times. Don't forget to breathe, and maintain good form so you don't …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Blame it on all the time you spend doing computer work, driving, lifting babies, or scrolling through your Instagram feed on your phone: All of these activities (and more!) contribute to the rounding forward of your shoulders, creating tight muscles that cause a telltale "hunch." The good news? …

Pain

Taming long floats via the STUART method for color-knitting

Back in 2007, when I first published a post about the how-to for color knitting, I promised to show a trick for invisible long floats (invisible …

Knitting

How to Knit the Turkish Cast-On

Turkish cast-on is a great method for creating seamless, even toe-up socks. It’s also useful for making hoods, purses, toys, mittens, and gloves …

Knitting

A year of Simple House Slippers

<b>I just realised</b> that this month it has been a year since I published the Simple House Slippers pattern, and what a year! Writing the pattern was a …

Crafting

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

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Miniature

Seeded Fingerless Gloves

1 / 4<p>1 / 4<p>What You Get<p>1 digital pattern (instant download)<br>• Free Pattern Updates<p>How it works<p>This pattern was designed by a Craftsy independent design …

Good Enough to Eat

<b>Project Specs</b> <b><br>Pattern:</b> Knit Strawberries designed by Pezdiva <b><br>Yarn:</b> Cascade 220 #8010 Natural, Cascade 220 in an unknown brown color, Patons Classic …

Work out at home: easy exercises to try in 2016

If you work from home, why not use your breaks to become healthier. Find out how to turn your office into a makeshift gym<p>Are you keen to add some healthy habits to your routine in 2016? Exercise can help to ease the stresses of work, boost your endorphins and keep you energised.<p>If you work from …

Workouts

Bialik Collection: A Set of Dressing Room Furniture

David Amar Studio was commissioned by owners of a refurbished house in Tel Aviv to design a set of furniture for their dressing room. The residence …

Furniture

Ocean-Inspired Ceramic Sculptures Resemble Cresting Waves

Like artists Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker, Denise Romecki finds inspiration for her sculptures in cresting waves. The big difference is that, while DeSomma and Blaker work with glass, Romecki creates her original pieces using stoneware clay. Requiring at least two kiln firings, her ceramic …

Art

Find Your Inspiration With The Swiss Style Color Picker

Swiss style graphic design focuses on abstract geometric patterns and uncommon color combinations. It makes for some great inspiration.<p>German designer Fabian Burghardt has created the Swiss Style Color Picker as an online tool to help designers find inspiring color combos. Just load the site, and …

Graphic Design

Intricately Detailed Papercut Designs Reflect Beauty of the Natural World

Japanese artist Riu (aka @mr_riu) captivates the mind with his remarkably intricate paper cut designs. Winner of multiple online art competitions, the young artist maintains an Instagram account and blog that each showcase a stunning display of technical skill within delicate patterns.<p>Papercutting …

Art

Colorful 'Ojo de Dios' Celebrate the Art of Handwoven Mandalas

Artist Jay Mohler meticulously weaves together strands of colorful yarn to assemble mandalas known as <i>Ojos de Dios.</i> “Ojo de Dios, or the plural, Ojos de Dios, which is Spanish for Eye of God or Eyes of God, were a popular folk art in the American Southwest during the 1970's, and I sold many hundreds …

Art

Ice-Dyeing: The Hands-Off Way to Doll Up Your White Linens

How many pillows are just enough? It's an important thing to ask yourself in your 20s. I personally find comfort in a surplus—all over the couch, the bed, and on every chair, in heaps so towering you have to wiggle between them to recline. For the less excessive, just a few will do the trick.<p>A …

12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

Gina Michele: Crossover Booties- Now With Additional Sizes [knitting pattern]

After posting this super-easy pattern for newborn booties I received a ton of requests for larger sizes. Here it is! The new sizes include 3, 6, and …

Cute
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