Deb

63 Added | 16 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | @debkulig | Keep up with Deb on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Deb”

Lateral Plank Foot Tap FitGIF | Women's Health

This Plank Variation Works Your Six-Pack Muscles And Side Abs At The Same Time<p>Get a tighter core with just one move.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Lateral plank foot</b> …

Deadly, Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Huge Threat, W.H.O. Says

The World Health Organization warned on Monday that a dozen antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” pose an enormous threat to human health, and urged hospital infection-control experts and pharmaceutical researchers to focus on fighting the most dangerous pathogens first.<p>The rate at which new strains of …

Microbiology

15 Dance-Inspired Burpees You'll Actually Like Doing

Burpees don't have to suck.<p>Burpees tend to rank high on our list of 'most dreaded exercises.' That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins to reinvent this HIIT favorite in a way that won't make us weep.<p>Introducing: dance-inspired burpees. The 15 variations above will make …

What It's Like To Be Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis At Age 25

Megan Tyler went from doing CrossFit and yoga seven days a week to not knowing if she would be able to walk again.<p>Megan Tyler<p>In February of 2015, after a busy weekend, I began feeling some tingling in the bottom of my feet. I thought that I was just sore from wearing heels, but within a few days, …

Half-Marathon Training: 10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon

If you're a newbie, don't hesitate to mix walk breaks into your runs (for example, run two to three minutes, then walk 30 to 60 seconds). "What's important is that you're moving forward—it doesn't matter if it's walking or running," says Maxwell.<p>To all runners: Listen to your body. Add an extra …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

10K Training Schedule: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

<b>Plan Overview:</b> Runs start at 15 minutes long. Most of the weekday runs take less than 30 minutes, and the longest run tops out at 5 miles. “Once you hit a weekly long run of four or five miles, you can take on a 10-K and finish with a smile on your face,” says Maxwell.<p><b>Print the plan!</b><p><b>Too hard?</b> If …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

Whether your goal is to run a 5-K or to drop some extra pounds, in one month you'll be well on your way, with the transformed bod to show for it.<p><b>For all weeks:</b> <b><br>Warm Up:</b> 3 minutes. Start easy, progress to a power walk. <b><br>Cool Down:</b> 3 minutes. Gradually dial it down to an easy walk. <b><br>Frequency:</b> Perform …

Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Nuts May Reduce Risk Of Death From Multiple Causes, Study Finds

Like several before it, a new study finds that eating a modest amount of nuts every day might significantly reduce our risk of dying from a number of chronic diseases. And these include not only a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease, which has been the most-studied benefit of nuts, but …

Holistic Medicine

Rooftop Solar Is Now Cheaper Than Grid Electricity in These 6 US Cities

Solar parity is already here for 30 million Americans.<p>For people living in six major US cities, the cost of installing and running rooftop solar …

Renewable Energy

Inside Country Music's Most Important Building

Vince Gill shares the history of Nashville's newly renovated Ryman Auditorium, which has hosted artists from Hank Williams and Johnny Cash to Jack …

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

Investing

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Reddit

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

The Best Swimsuits for Women with Small Boobs

Let your little ladies shine in these stylish options.<p>When you have a small chest and it’s time to go swimsuit shopping, you have one option: Own it!<p>The truth is, trying on bikinis is a daunting experience for anyone, no matter your shape or size (especially after you’re used to seeing yourself …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

National Geographic Travel

The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

Yummy, Easy, and Healthy (!) Mexican Treats

<b>Kiwi-Mint Auga Fresca</b><p>6 ripe kiwis, peeled and halved<br>4 cups water<br>3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice<br>5 Tbsp agave syrup<br>2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint, plus extra whole leaves for garnish<p>Combine kiwi, water, lemon juice, agave syrup, and chopped mint in a blender and process until smooth. Serve over ice …

Nutrition

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

7 Foods That Are Crucial for a Healthy Gut

<b>Kefir</b> <b><br>The benefit:</b> Kind of like a drinkable yogurt, kefir is a fermented dairy product that contains oligosaccharides—complex carbs that feed beneficial bacteria. Keeping those tiny microorganisms happy will help supercharge your immune system.<p><b>Healthy tip:</b> Keep your kefir cold—the live and active …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

<b>Yellow Eyes</b><br>Eyes that turn a shade of yellow may be due to a condition known as scleral icterus, which could possibly indicate that your liver isn't functioning properly, says dermatologist Soheil Simzar, M.D.<p><b>Eye Bags and Puffiness</b><br>High-sodium foods and a diet rich in salt can promote water retention …