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Body Recomposition: Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

Most people trying to lose weight want a trim yet toned body.<p>Oftentimes, traditional weight loss programs focus on cutting body fat and hitting lower …

Nutrition

Cake Without Milk, Eggs, and Butter Only WATER!

This cake with water (without milk, butter, and eggs) recipe comes from my nonna Angela notebook with recipes. The <i>Torta all’acqua senza uoava, latte</i> …

Dessert

Labor Day Desserts So Tasty That Everyone Will Forget Summer Is Ending

Gooey fruit cobblers, chilled icebox pies, and easy summer cakes...how can we pick?<p>Just as Labor Day weekend caps off the summer season, a delicious …

Ice Cream

How to Meditate at Work to Get Through 5 Incredibly Stressful Situations

Knowing how to meditate at work can make you feel more clearheaded, less stressed, and ultimately empower you to make good decisions. “While stress …

Meditation

Why Kauai is the most underrated island in Hawaii

Kauai is often the forgotten cousin of the larger Hawaiian islands. Travelers seek the endless sun of the Big Island, the pampering of Maui’s luxury …

Hawaii

The 15 Best Sofas You Can Buy Online

We've rounded up the best sofas you can buy online now at every price point.

Sofa

Explore the Amalfi Coast With a Celebrity Chef

It’s known as one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world and now you can see it with a celebrity chef if you are traveling with Ciclismo …

10 Decorating Tips For Older Homes

<i>Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Interior design isn’t just about creating a home that looks new and current. It can also be about preserving the past and respecting the character of an older home. If you’re lucky enough to have a house with some time-earned character or an apartment with a certain …

What India's Traditional Yoga Teachers Want You to Know for the International Day of Yoga

Yoga is among India’s most popular cultural exports. People across the globe have adopted the ancient practice for its physical, mental and spiritual …

'I'm learning to embrace the seasons': Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan, 48, strips off for a backyard yoga session... despite Melbourne being the coldest city in the WORLD

Melbourne was the coldest major city in the world on Tuesday, with the mercury dropping to -4°C.<p>But that didn't stop Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone …

Yoga

Pea Protein Is the Best Protein

According to the food pyramid of our elementary school days, protein is red, brown, and beige: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, beans, and nuts. But peas, in all their bright-green glory, may have been misplaced the whole time. Peas are legumes, like lentils and chickpeas, and they’re a standout source …

13 of the Best Fat-Burning Foods You Can Eat to Tone Up and Feel Great

Eating a healthy diet is fundamental to weight loss, but there are certain foods that can actually better aid your fat-shedding efforts. To find out which items are ideal for fat burning, we spoke with Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, MS, nutrition expert, and Lose It! advisor, who recommends adding the …

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Pork Chops — Recipes from The Kitchn

When cilantro and lime are paired together in a recipe, I expect my tastebuds to tingle with vibrant, bright flavors that make every bite feel like …

Yoga was never supposed to be about physical exercise

On June 21, on International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or sit in meditation. Yoga may have originated in ancient India, but today is practiced all over the world.<p>In the US, it was philosophers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau who …

How to Travel to the Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands, in Ecuador, offer wildlife and landscapes found nowhere else on earth. But before you swim with the sea lions and marvel at …

The One Tea You Should Have Right After You Wake Up For A Better Day

When we think about hot beverages that help us start our days with a jolt of energy, many of us automatically think about coffee, which isn’t …

6 Gorgeous Meditation Retreats That Will Leave You Feeling Like a Million Bucks

You’ve got a billion things on your to-do list, always check your emails as soon as you wake up and can’t remember the last time you just sat down to …

And the Best Restaurant in the World Is...

Each year culinary professionals around the world travel from country to country in search of the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants. Achieving this title is …

Here's How to Make Delicious Ice Cream at Home Without an Ice Cream Maker

When I was a kid, making homemade ice cream was never an option. "We don't have an ice cream maker," my mom would remind me all of the many times I'd …

Hatha? Ashtanga? Here’s Every Type of Yoga, Explained

Picking out the perfect pair of workout leggings is hard enough, let alone trying to decipher the difference between ashtanga and vinyasa. We’ve got …

Our Favorite Lentil Recipes

Protein- and fiber-rich lentils are among the world's oldest cultivated crops. Here, our favorite recipes featuring the most convenient dried …

Healthy Eating

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

22 Things You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron

Let’s not beat around the brunch: Waffles are God’s gift to carb lovers everywhere. But did you know there are actually plenty of other foods you can …

Quick and Easy 5-Ingredient Suppers

These five-ingredient recipes will help you get dinner on the table in no time. And the best part? You probably have most of these ingredients on …

Cooking

Is Wheatgrass Gluten-Free?

Surprisingly, yes. Here’s why.<p>Protein powders and smoothies are often fortified with wheatgrass or barley grass. I’m endlessly curious, however, when …

Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions Recipe

"Baked sweet potatoes are topped with slow cooked caramelized onions and red bell peppers. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or plain yogurt. Use …

Make the Most of Your Trip to Dublin

Visiting Dublin? It's a great city, and you'll want to make the best of it. Dublin is compact and safe enough to set out on your own. But on your own …

Yoga enthusiasts seek to raise the bar

Updated: June 21, 2018 00:14 IST<p>Stretching their potential: A group of 121 women doing 36-hour non-stop yogasanas in Puducherry organised by …

England Top Attractions Map and Guide

The map above was designed to help you plan a trip to England. It shows many of the most popular towns, regions, and World Heritage sites to visit. …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …