Marty Ward

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6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to the 50+ Best Dumbbell Exercises

All signs point to weightlifting if you want to get strong! Whether you're looking to lose fat, build muscle, increase your metabolism, or increase bone density, strength training with weights is a must. We've compiled a list of the best dumbbell exercises so you can get strong at home or in the …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Take your ab workout anywhere with this 2-minute Pilates move

Keeping up your exercise routine while traveling is hard enough, but when your go-to sweat sesh is Pilates, that can complicate things further. A …

How to Set Background App Refresh to WiFi Only with iOS 11 on iPhone

For years, we’ve recommended turning off Background App Refresh on your device to save battery life and cellular data. Background App Refresh automatically refreshes apps you have open in the background so that when you go to look at the app again, the page is already up to date and loaded. Which …

How to Add Words To a Photo with Over on iPhone

Whether you want to create a fun image, a small poster to promote an event on Social Media, or any other graphic with words, using the free app Over is a great way to go. The app is easy to use and allows you to create professional-looking graphics on your iPhone. Here’s how to add words to a photo …

Kayla Itsines 7-minute workout

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>June 30th, 2017<p>These beginner-friendly exercises don’t require equipment and can be done anywhere, including your living room! Check out Kayla’s new BBG Stronger program in the SWEAT App.<p>More video<p>TRENDING<p>LIFESTYLE

Tutorial: Placing a Lifeline

<b>What is a Lifeline?</b> <br>Lifelines are like insurance policies for your knitting: You won’t necessarily need them, but if you run into trouble you’ll be …

ksk: a most useful edging

A slipped 3-stitch edging to use again and again. And again. <br>(– – > straight to tutorial)<p>This simple edging is one I keep using for all sorts of …

Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind off, Fall 2009

This bind off combines the classic simple bind off with a yarn wrap. It is thus named because it defies logic that anything so simple would be so …

Knit a Little Heart

Tanis Gray recently released a super cute little heart pattern that you can download for free and stitch up for all your gratitude-showing needs this …

Sock Knitting 101: How a Sock is Supposed to Fit

I am so disappointed when I knit something that doesn’t fit. Aren’t you? There are some patterns where you don’t have to worry about fit a lot, such …

My Top 10 Tips for Knit Socks

Poudre Socks by Ann Budd. Get the kit!<p>Knit socks might seem simple (after you’ve knit your first few pairs, that is), but there are certain …

Dropped Stitch: Ultimate Guide on How to Fix One in Knitting

Since I didn’t take a photo, I borrowed one from our friend TECHknitter, who calls this phenomenon “a terrifying mess.” I agree! (Photo copyright …

Pussyhat Project Aims to Make 1 Million Cat-Ear Hats for D.C. Women’s March

The Secret to Drying Hydrangeas and Other Botanicals

How to Get Files from Your Mac into the iCloud Drive App on Your iPhone

With iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra, Apple has added multiple new tools for easily working across your devices. iCloud Drive, which was introduced with iOS 9, allows you to access files from your Mac on your iPhone. This process of transferring your Mac documents to your iPhone has become easy with iOS 10 …

Operating Systems

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Ask Amanda: How do I count my rows?

Counting rows in knitting can be a tricky business. I had a lot of trouble learning to do it accurately – I’d routinely count the number of rows over …

Boyfriend Hat

In Levis, flannel button downs, canvas sneakers, and grandpa cardigans, a friend of mine and I used to laugh that rather than dressing for the boys …

Love You Forever - free pattern!

Learn how to join in new yarn when knitting...without becoming unraveled!

Have you ever worked on a project, thinking your skein was enough…only to run out before you finished? Did you tie a knot? Because knots can become …

9 Insanely Easy Ways To Fix Your iPhone

Dropped your phone in a pool? Don't use uncooked rice.<p>Whether you lost you phone, somehow filled up its storage to capacity, or accidentally jumped into a pool with it in your pocket, DON'T FEAR. Here are a few solutions to the most common iPhone problems.

7 YouTube Workouts That Will Make Resistance Bands Your Fitness BFF

In the era of streaming and on-demand everything, there are tons of YouTube workout videos to choose from, ranging from super easy to hardcore HIIT. Since they’re free, these videos are an awesome resource for trying out new exercises and switching up your workout routine. You may have seen …

Exercise

Striped Stockinette Snake

After years of knitting for my nieces, I am thrilled to now be knitting for my very first nephew. As it turns out, a dear friend of mine, Natalie, …

Vanilla socks knitted in Schachenmayr Regia Metropole Color 4492. Heels & toes in Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock in "Birch." My first time using Regia AND using a Fish Lips Kiss heel. 🐠🐠🐠 #knittersofinstagram #finishedobject #fo #operationsockdrawer #socktawk #regia #sweetgeorgia #fishlipskissheel

How-To: Set up and use Night Shift mode on iPhone and iPad [Video]

iOS 9.3’s headlining new feature is called Night Shift mode. By adjusting the color temperature of your iPhone or iPad’s display, Night Shift mode makes using your iOS device at night and in dark settings easier on your eyes.<p>Research has shown that by reducing the blue light emitted from a backlit …

How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

iCloud Drive is Apple's solution to document and file management across iPhone, iPad, and Mac. If you have an iCloud account, you can use iCloud …

iCloud