Chris Barrows

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6 Shoe Insoles That Can Help Relieve Your Plantar Fasciitis Pain

They ease heel pressure and provide arch support so you can feel better fast.<p>Plantar fasciitis might feel like you’re repeatedly being stabbed in the heel or bottom of your foot. But can something as basic as a store-bought insole for plantar fasciitis make the pain go away, or at least make it …

Shoes

Wireless Headphones and Earbuds Are Better Than They’ve Ever Been

More tech, better sound, longer battery life, and a focus on fit—these ’phones and buds top the best-of list<p>Headphones for running have come a long way in a short time. Going out for a run without first having to untangle your buds is a convenience we didn’t have not so long ago. Thanks to …

Consumer Tech

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>1 of 20<p>Kettlebell Swings<p>This dynamic, high-intensity move works the power muscles throughout your entire backside, like your butt, back, and hamstrings, making them look more toned, says exercise physiologist Pete McCall, C.S.C.S. Plus, it’ll rev your cardiovascular system and get you …

Los Angeles

The 10 Best Running Shoes From Saucony

120 years later and Saucony is still making shoes for runners. These 10 are the top options for most.<p>Saucony’s rise into a staple of the world’s running community began way back in 1898—120 years ago in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. The brand is named for—and its logo is derived from—Saucony Creek, which …

Shoes

The Best Gym Bags for Runners

Whether you're headed for the gym or to a race, these haulers pack it all in.<p>As runners, we’re always on the go, whether it’s fitting in a run before work, going to an afternoon yoga session, or packing for a marathon weekend. This is where the essential gear to hold all other runner gear comes in: …

Backpacking

Got 10 Minutes? That’s All You Need for This Total-Body Workout

They’ll help make you a stronger and faster runner.<p><b>Time:</b> 10 minutes<p><b>Equipment:</b> Exercise bench<p><b>Good for:</b> Total-body toning<p><b>Instructions:</b> For each move, perform as many reps as possible in 30 seconds, then rest 10 seconds. That’s one set; do three total. Continue the pattern with the other exercises …

Workouts

The Most Beautiful Towns in the United States That Feel International

Destinations like the South of France, Marrakech, and Patagonia sit at the top of many travel bucket lists. And while all of those places definitely …

Washington State

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Cast Iron Skillet

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Personality

Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Fail Every Job Interview

A simple equation can help you do better in an interview.<p>One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed answer. The theory is that through …

Employment

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

The Drinks to Serve Before, During, and After a Feast

I don’t greet people at the door on Thanksgiving. As I whirl around the kitchen, I hear my husband say “Hieee! Come in, come in!” over and over again as my wonderfully large family fills the room. But I do set out glasses alongside bottles of wine, beer, liquor, and pitchers of homemade cocktails</i> …

36 Creamy, Dreamy Soups to Choose From for the Holidays

<i>The holidays would benefit from a playbook, wouldn't they? We partnered with Braun Household to arm you with resources for cooking like you wrote it yourself, with a little help from their MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender whose ACTIVEblade technology makes intimidating tasks a cinch.</i><p>Silky smooth …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Fun Ways to Repurpose Your Wine Corks

As young professionals, we love wine! In fact, there's nothing we find more enjoyable than gathering with other young professionals and discussing current events over a modestly priced Pinot. The true cost of these get-togethers, though, is an ever-increasing mountain of corks. Here are a few fun …

Uh, John Boehner: Trump Is the Opposite of Teddy Roosevelt

The former speaker said Trump reminds him of our 26th president, which just shows he knows little about Trump—and nothing about Teddy Roosevelt.<p>“I …

Pumpkin Chocolate Cake With Soft Merengue - Turntable Kitchen

If you’re like me, you’re still processing last week’s events. I had booked a girls trip to Palm Springs nearly a year ago. Our departure date: …

Butternut Squash Bisque

This pairing is a delicious way to start your Thanksgiving meal. The sweet honey-nut malt notes of Pilsner Urquell® match the nutty flavors in our …

Lazy Mary’s Citrus Tart (Joy The Baker)

vanilla bean soda (with or without bourbon) + the summer of fun

I’ve always been in love with books. Since I can remember, I’ve had my nose stuck in one. I whizzed through every elementary and middle school …

Raspberry Mojitos

Yesterday we decided to ride a grueling 60 mile road ride in 90 degree heat. That means waking up at early on my only day off, gearing up and going …

september sip: gin rickey

We are raising our glasses with this weeks September Sip to F. Scott Fitzgerald! The author, who is arguable written some of the most poignant books …

Plymouth Gin Tonic

Muddle 2 strawberries and ⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper in a shaker; pour into an ice-filled goblet. Stir in 1½ oz. navy-strength gin. Top with …