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The 50 Best Moves to Strengthen and Chisel Your Core (Plus a Bonus 10-Minute Workout Video!)

Before you read another word, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the best ab moves, including both bodyweight moves and exercises that use equipment like dumbbells, medicine balls, and even towels. Mix and match the moves you like to create your own ab workout, and be sure to use a …

Workouts

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Losing a dog can be harder than losing a relative or friend

Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she took her last breath—she flashed me a look that was an endearing blend of confusion and the reassurance …

Pets

Meet Bear the German Shepherd who loves hiking AND hugging

Meet the adorable, adventurous dog who could be the ultimate travel buddy. Incredible images show four-year-old German Shepherd, Bear, in the arms of his human Nicole Handel (23) as he gives her a hug to celebrate making it to the top of a mountain or relaxing on the beach.<p>Bear loves to travel and …

Sublime Comporta

Portugal is Europe’s latest hot spot, and the beach destination to visit is Comporta, a cluster of coastal Portuguese villages about an hour’s drive …

Living Rooms

Essential Shoulder Exercises | Valet.

Front Raise<p>This works the front of your shoulders, as well as your pecs. Keep the weights low and the reps high to maintain form and see results.<p>The …

Cyclist shows what competing in the Tour de France can do to your legs

If you want to know what riding 1,758 miles over 17 days in the Tour de France can do to a person's legs, Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski has the answer in a single photo.<p>After riding in the 16th stage of cycling's most prestigious event on Tuesday, Poljanski, 27, posted a picture of his legs on …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

Britain's tiniest puppy stands as tall as a tin of beans

Tim the Yorkshire Terrier is thought to be Britain's tiniest puppy after defying the odds since having to be revived at birth.<p>The seven-week-old puppy, who weighed just 2.5 ounces at birth, stands as tall as a tin of beans and is getting stronger after his owners worried he would not survive due to …

Multiple brands of rawhide dog chews recalled over potential chemical contamination

The company behind rawhide dog chew products has issued a recall for multiple brands of its products over concerns of potential chemical contamination. The move comes after United Pet Group said it received reports of pet illnesses involving diarrhea and vomiting, Fox 13 reported.<p>The Illinois-based …

A Highly Contagious Dog Flu Is Now Spreading Across the Southeast

Here's what you need to know to protect your pet.<p>The same canine flu that infected thousands of dogs in more than 30 states in 2015 recently hit Florida — and now it's picking up momentum and spreading across the country.<p>Last week more than twelve dogs were treated for the highly contagious …

Dogs

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

What It's Like to Put Down Your Pet at Home

I recently had to go through the heartbreaking process of saying goodbye to a pet. My cat, Rudy, was old and in pain. It was the hardest decision …

First day on the job for adorable sheep dog

A brave border collie pup showed its 'shear talent' herding sheep four times her size like a pro – despite never laying eyes on the woolly mammals before.<p>Adorable seven-week-old pup Ciara can be seen bounding after the sheep, rounding them up and guiding them back to proud owner Daire Byrne, who …

Another Great Reason to Go to Mexico: Palafitos

While it doesn’t take much to convince us to head to Mexico for a vacation (see Cabo, along with our favorite hotels across the country), we were …

10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

10 Things You Can Do For Your Dog During His Last Days

Is your day-to-day life full of stress and chaos?<p>Are you scrambling to find a peaceful moment in the day when you can put your feet up and relax? Are …

Happiness

Dog Given Months To Live Takes Epic Road Trip

She's seen Niagara Falls and the sunny shores of Florida.<p>One man and his pup are making the most of the dog days of summer.<p>Last May, veterinarians told Robert Kugler that his dog, Bella, had bone cancer that had spread to her lungs. Because of her condition, they had to amputate her leg and gave …

Here's Why Shares of Nike Are Falling

Nike star basketball player LeBron James won the brand a big victory when he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a major comeback victory in the NBA …

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Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

I Tried CrossFit in the Gym Created for Haters

Did I mention that this CrossFit gym has yoga?<p>I'm not against hardcore workouts and I'm always up for a challenge, but the stereotypical idea of swinging kettlebells around and throwing heavy weights above my head seems ridiculous and dangerous. I've heard rumors from CrossFitters that participants …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

How easy is it to become a 401(k) millionaire? Here’s the truth

Fidelity Investments wants you to believe that saving $1 million in your 401(k) is easier than it looks. It ain’t.<p>Last week, Fidelity, one of the …

The incredible story of the man who volunteered to enter Auschwitz and exposed the horrors of the Holocaust

In the early days of World War II, most of the world was unaware of the horrors occurring inside Nazi Germany's Auschwitz camp — until Polish army captain Witold Pilecki volunteered to figure out the camp's inner workings.<p>On September 19, 1940, German SS troops did exactly what Pilecki was hoping …

48 Books You Need To Read In Your 30s

Now that you've lived a little, it's time to reflect on what got you here, what's coming next, and how to live a more fulfilling life. In alphabetical order by title.

Books

12 Reasons To Love Costco, As If You Needed More

The prices. The hot dogs. The free samples. Need we say more?<p>Costco is the pinnacle of what retail warehouse shopping should be. Its employees are treated well, it has an amazing stock of bulk products and people love hunting for bargains along its massive aisles.<p>The proof is in the numbers: Costco …

Costco

7 Excellent Tomato-Free White Pizza Recipes

Meet the white pizza, a flavorful blank slate for your favorite toppings. Here are seven awesome white pizza recipes to try:<p>Not all gooey, cheesy …