Erin Vannostrand

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18 Camping Hacks Everyone Should Know

Whether you’re roughing it with the kids, or glamping with your girlfriends, going camping takes some serious planning. From what to cook and how to …

Camping

18 Genius DIY Storage Solutions

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your home is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle your situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your house.

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

How To Get Professional Travel Photos On Your Next Vacation

Ever wish you could leave vacation with professional-grade photos? Thanks to a travel photography company called Flytographer, this wish isn't as out-of-reach as it sounds.<p>Nicole Smith, a former Microsoft marketing consultant, started Flytographer in 2013. It all began with a series of bad photos …

3 Ways To Heal Your Shame

The storyteller in our heads is so used to being judgmental, cruel and even vicious, telling us not only that we did something wrong (this is guilt), …

Spirituality

The Only 30 Yoga Poses You Really Need to Know

Although it's an ancient practice, yoga has become the exercise du jour in recent years. Everyone from A-list celebs to your coworkers are getting …

Yoga

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Let's face it -- all-inclusive vacations really take the worries out of travel. No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't …

Best Protein to Eat Before Every Workout

Though you may already know that what you put in your mouth before breaking a sweat can help you make it through your workout without getting …

Nutrition

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

The Eight Most Damaging Ingredients to Watch for on Food Labels

Processed foods are loaded with preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavorings, which is one of the reasons that I recommend avoiding …

Marriage and Money: Don’t let Finances Ruin your Relationship

In my own marriage, money issues started really early on in our relationship. Being very young and without any sort of savings, my new husband …

Downplay

Chaise Lounge From Scratch.

Introduction: Chaise Lounge From Scratch.<p>Towards the end of last Winter we had a heat wave where I live, with temps. in the upper 90s for a couple …

Woodworking

7 Super Healthy Foods and Superfoods You May Not Know About

<b>1. Homemade Bone Broth</b><p>Homemade bone broth is as "staple" as it gets if you want to eat healthier. It's also a really cost effective way to improve …

How to Get Silky Smooth Armpits

Tank top season is just around the corner.<p>Underarm hair is the pits. It sneaks up on you when you least expect it—like when you’re doing an overhead press at the gym and lose form at the sight of stubble or when you casually throw on a T-shirt and realize you have to keep your elbows locked at a …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

War

Planets orbiting Kepler 444 suggest there’s ancient life in the Milky Way

NASA’s exoplanet hunting Kepler space telescope has encountered a few problems as of late, but there’s still a mountain of data for astronomers to …

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic fibrosis?<p>Astrophysicist Karel …

Joni Mitchell

This Core Exercise Is EVERYTHING

Meet the killer move that's missing from your life.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Rotating T Extension:</b> If your core routine …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

A Real Mom's 13 Shortcuts to Feeding Her Family Well

13 helpful tips for feeding your family well, even when you (and everybody else) are on a tight schedule.

Breakfast

Making Running A Habit

Follow these 4 steps, and gradually exercise will become a no-brainer.<p>After a few weeks of running, you'll begin to believe that there's something to this “runner’s high” thing. Feel-good brain chemicals—like dopamine and endocannabinoids—will be released while you’re on the road, and you’ll feel …

An easy detox to cleanse your body for the new year

Getty Images<p>Cleansing isn’t about depriving your body of food or nutrients — instead, it is a chance to retrain your palate to acquire a taste for …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

Archaeology

Gut Gastronomy: recipes to heal your digestive system

Done the 5:2 diet? Try this restorative regime to improve digestion, perk up skin, hair and nails - and lose weight<p>In a world that increasingly questions where food comes from, and how it is grown or reared, there’s never been a more important time to take an interest in what you put in your …

Wellness

Gear To Help You Meet Your Goals

Don’t let this year’s resolutions slip away; these five products will help you stay on track

What to Do About Crotch Sweat

So you never have to swear it's not pee again<p>It’s the world’s most embarrassing sign of a good workout: the crotch sweat-spot.<p>So let's talk about it. First of all, it’s completely natural to sweat where the sun don’t shine. After all, you’ve got sweat glands. And, when you’re working out, it gets …

The First Rule Of Success And Happiness

Every morning, as you open your eyes to see the light of another day, you should ask two simple questions: What am I doing today? Why am I doing it?<p>If you are happy with the answers you come up to both questions, get off the bed and enjoy the day. If you are struggling to find the right answers, …

Happiness

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations for American Travelers

Ah, those tried-and-true getaways...<p>Looking for gambling and a good time? Vegas it is. A tropical paradise? Off to Hawaii. While we love 'em for obvious reasons, our favorite vacation spots can come with crowds - and you might be hard pressed to find that "hidden gem" feel while you're there.<p>A new …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Cancer