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Firefly Pose

2.4K<p>SHARES<p><b>Firefly Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions</b><p><b>Step 1</b><p>Squat with your feet a little less than shoulder distance apart. Tilt your pelvis forward and …

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Leading A Healthy Life With Bree Turner Of Grimm

<b>Bree Turner, star of NBC’s Grimm, embraces a busy, messy, happy life in the fast lane. . .</b><p>In Bree Turner’s perfect world, she would spend a few hours …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

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Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible Than We Thought

The notion that sport shoes and inserts should keep the human arch stiffly supported is a decades-old assumption that could use some rethinking, according to a British gait analyst who has closely studied more than 25,000 footsteps of healthy people.<p>Robin Huw Crompton, a physical anthropologist at …

The Human Body, An Educational App for Exploring a Working Model of Human Anatomy

The Human Body is an app created by Tinybop and illustrated by Kelli Anderson that allows users of all ages to explore a working model of the human …

Human Anatomy

The Yoga of Ecology: The Garden of Seven Gates

When I tell folks that my main course of study at Union Theological Seminary in the city of New York is eco-theology, I get either knowing nods or quizzical looks. In either case, it doesn't take much explanation to show that the Earth and the Divine are inherently connected, that you cannot have …

Smart phones make you short sighted, Brit eye surgeon claims

Your smart phone could be harming your eyesight, according to one laser eye surgeon.<p>David Allamby, founder of Focus Clinics, claims short sightedness …

15 Ways To Make Raw Vegetables Taste Amazing

Oh yes, it CAN be done.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow it at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out its new shop, Provisions.

The Nanaimo Bar: Another Reason to Consider Moving to Canada

If you grew up in Canada or in the Pacific Northwest, you may be familiar with the Nanaimo Bar, a no-bake, triple-layered confection that gets its name from Nanaimo (pronounced Na-NYE-mo), a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.<p>I originally made these bars—many moons ago—to thank my …

Alternatives to Energy Gels

Need a little variety in your mid-race fuel? Compare and try these energy powerhouses.<p>As the number of days until race day dwindle, long runs get longer, and for good reason. During this weekend's long workout, it was clear to me that fall racing season is just around the corner: The local running …

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My Family’s Obamacare | THCB

How will the Affordable Care Act affect my family and me? The answer, like the law itself, is complicated. There will be as many stories about health …

Crochet Cables

This morning The Animator's Wife was up bright and early to conduct a private lesson on broomstick lace. The beauty of private lessons, of course, is …

Crochet Stole Free Pattern

A crochet stole makes a good beginner or casual crochet project. Once the stitch pattern is set up you simply continue as established since a stole …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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The Craziest Ways To Eat Avocados

There aren't many people in the world who love avocados more than the editors at HuffPost Taste. Avocados are considered more valuable than gold in this office, seriously. We sneak avocados into everything we eat. We've made guacamole more ways than imaginable. We even have dreams of retiring and …

How to Make a Cookie the Perfect Texture

Photographer:Marcus Tullis<p>Few foods conjure a feeling of childhood comfort better than a still-warm cookie and a cold glass of milk. Texture is a …

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5 Ways To Become A Faster Runner

<i>Here are five ways to change up your training to stimulate better results.</i><p>Do you train and train but never seem to improve your race times? If so, …

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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

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