Carla Virdee

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A 10-Minute Workout For Sexy Arms and Sculpted Shoulders

Grab a pair of dumbbells — between five and 10 pounds — and get ready to work your arms, shoulders, and upper back. This workout will have you sculpted for Summer. Turn on your Samsung Gear Sport and get ready to work!

Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the …

Circuit Workout With Weights | POPSUGAR Fitness

Add some weights to your workout to build more metabolism-boosting muscle. This circuit workout will help you get sleek and strong.<p><b>Directions:</b> Warm up with three minutes of light cardio, then perform each three-exercise circuit twice. Use five- to 10-pound weights. Cool down with three minutes of …

Workouts

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Feminist Health Guide 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Will Stop Publishing

At some point, you or a woman you know has likely looked through a copy of <i>Our Bodies, Ourselves</i>. The book was revolutionary when it was first published in the early 1970s. It taught women about their own anatomy and sexuality at a time when talking frankly about sex was considered — well, …

General Motors

The Best Simple Cauliflower Soup Recipe

This is the <i>simplest</i> cauliflower soup. And it is so dang good. The ingredient list is shorter than short, and if you have a great yellow curry paste …

Food Preservation

15 Home Workouts from the Fittest Trainers We Know

[caption id="attachment_65636" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]You’re traveling. You had a bad day at work. You’re beyond …

Got 10 Minutes? 3 Fat-Blasting Bodyweight Workouts

[caption id="attachment_65734" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Pond5</i>[/caption]If you think your gym’s exercise machines don’t look too different …

How to Get Toned Arms With 6 Easy Exercises

[caption id="attachment_65912" align="aligncenter" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]Want to live every day like it’s #FlexFriday? Of course you …

I hired a stylist — and learned so much more than how to dress

'I've realized it's okay to invest in clothing that helps me feel like and express myself — my true self.'<p>We learn to dress ourselves around, what, kindergarten? It's not hard. You put garments on the parts that you don't want to get cold and that's it. Back then we didn't give much thought to how …

clothing

A Dietitian Says to Prep This 1 Food Every Week to Lose Weight

Diet plays a huge role in weight loss, so one of the biggest questions registered dietitian Sheri Kasper gets asked by clients is what's one thing they can do right now to start losing weight. Sheri shared with POPSUGAR that she tells clients to "eat more veggies." Why? For these three</b> …

Healthy Eating

We took the world’s most scientific personality test—and discovered unexpectedly sexist results

Personality tests are both incredibly popular and largely bogus. BuzzFeed made its name in part by publishing quizzes telling readers which ‘90s kid they are, which <i>Friends</i> character they are, which Disney princess they are, and…well…which Disney princess they are, really. None of these have any …

Psychology

Carrot biryani

Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops …

Recipes

Longevity is the new “anti-aging”—or, why everyone is obsessed with telomeres

Don’t know your telomeres from your mitochondria? You will soon enough. Advanced research on aging now makes it possible to understand the science …

Inspiration

Learn about the importance of feeling fear, but also why we must never let fear win.<p>Why do you work so hard? Why do you crave success? What is the …

Creativity

What Are Your First Principles? Lessons For The New Year

A deeper reflection on what matters for the new year.

My Ten Most Popular Recipes of 2017 Recipe

I never <i>really</i> know how a recipe is going to be received until I put it out into the world. Some pop unexpectedly, finding their way into your …

Recipes

These Melting Sweet Potatoes Are the Side Dish You Need

You might have heard of melting sweet potatoes before, or seen them on Pinterest. The concept is simple: You roast sweet potato rounds in butter …

Vancouver Island Resorts - 10 of The Best in BC Canada

Vancouver Island is the getaway place for boho-types in search of island peacefulness.<p>This Pacific Coast island that juts out from Canada’s western …

Finding paradise on the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is a 40-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale, with free return fare.

Meet The Japanese Sugar Replacement That Heals Your Gut (No, Really)

You’re already familiar with sauerkraut and kimchee and kombucha, I’m sure. But have you heard about this ferment that will add a gorgeously sweet …

How to lose subcutaneous fat: All you need to know

For people trying to lose weight, it might feel as if all fat is the same. But there are two different types of fat: visceral and subcutaneous. …

Exercise

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

How to boost your gut health (no probiotics necessary)

Conventional wisdom says that if you’re dealing with a touchy gut, you should just start taking probiotics and eating more yogurt and sauerkraut. But …

How to live passionately—no matter your age

Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers of all ages, …

27 Things To Give A S**t About In 2017

Words. Facts. Joy. Love. (Yes, they all still exist.)<p>For the last two years, we’ve put together a list of things to stop giving a s**t about in the new year. These lists are lighthearted and fun, meant to give ourselves and our readers permission to lift some weight off of their shoulders and focus …

The 26 Best Celebrity Airport Outfits, to Inspire You to Look Chic AF While Traveling

While the era of wearing fussy, fancy travel clothes is behind us, it's still well worth the effort to take a little time to put together an airport outfit that is equal parts comfortable and stylish. (After all, you spent good money on those tickets!) Think of travel like a special dinner or a …

Women's Fashion

29 Genius Recipes to Freeze Now (Because It's About to Get Crazy)

Below are 29 Genius Recipes that—were I being smart and responsible like you—I would cook and freeze now. The holidays are barrelling down on us almost here (yay!) and a freezer full of ready-to-roll little helpers will make it all go more smoothly—or at least mean less cooking later.<p>For more tips …

30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Guide to Freezing Summer Produce

Sure, most supermarkets carry berries and tomatoes even in the heart of winter—but they pale in comparison to the heavy, juicy jewels in stores and …

Tomatoes