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18 Sensational Hotel Swimming Pools Kids Won't Want to Leave

Atlantis Resort: Paradise Island, Bahamas<p>What hotel amenity do kids care most about? Thirty-seven percent of American kids and 75 percent of parents …

San Antonio

Apple Watch: 7 settings to change before a run

Whether you're a seasoned runner training for your race, or just getting started on your jogging journey, the Apple Watch ($345 at Amazon Marketplace) can help get you there.<p>Though not a designated running watch, the Apple Watch is packed with features to help you log miles and keep you motivated …

Smartwatches

Intermittent Fasting 101 — The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world's most popular health and fitness trends.<p>People are using it to lose weight, improve their …

Holistic Medicine

Getting fit in midlife: how long does it really take?

“I’m going on holiday in a couple of weeks, so I need to get to the gym”. Or “I’ve just signed up for six boot camp classes this week, so by next month I’ll be in amazing shape!” We’ve all heard sayings like these, and perhaps said them ourselves. But how often does it actually pan out that …

Middle Age

How to count steps with your Apple Watch

After being a dedicated Fitbit wearer, I decided to switch to an Apple Watch for its prettier display, superior design and extra features to continue my step-counting ways.<p>But after spending so much time with a Fitbit, I was disappointed to discover that the Activity app deemphasizes step counts. I …

I Tried to Become an American Ninja Warrior in Just One Month

Is a month's worth of prep enough to complete a qualifying run on NBC's American Ninja Warrior?<p>Whenever I close my eyes, I can still see those big red balls swinging above me.<p>Screw those orbs. They've bucked many into the cold waters below, but I thought I would be different.<p>But let's back up. A …

The Barre Code’s explosive, six-minute HIIT workout you can do anywhere

“Explosive” isn’t just a term used by movie critics. It’s a word you could be using to describe your new super-efficient workout routine.<p>Studies have …

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I

It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout.<p>After the workout was first reported in The New York Times, dozens of 7-Minute Workout apps and …

Exercise

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Where Is America’s Craft Beer Capital?

It depends on whether you value quality or quantity.<p>Choosing the best city in America for microbreweries is, like judging the best beer, very …

Zoe Saldana Shares Her Reaction To Gamora’s Shocking Fate In ‘Infinity War’

<i>WARNING: Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War lie ahead.</i><p>Of all of the many (but not quite infinite number of) deaths that occurred during <i>Infinity War</i>, the loss of Zoe Saldana’s Gamora may have been the most tragic. That is to say, even Thanos shed some tears before, you know, he killed his favorite …

No, Thanos wasn’t right in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Supervillains work better when they have meaningful motives, but as Hollywood embraces this idea, it’s had some unfortunate side-effects. These days …

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Spoiler Review: Let’s Break This Whole Massive Thing Down Into Hero-Sized Chunks

If you’re one of the millions of moviegoers who helped <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> to gigantic box office over the weekend, and would now like to discuss the movie in more detail — with <b>full spoilers</b> for the whole thing, like in one of my TV episode recaps — then I have many thoughts on the affair, coming …

Avengers: Infinity War Shows a Dark Side of Environmentalism

I expected <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> to be very fun. I did not expect Thanos, the film’s central villain, to be a nuanced character driven by a cold, …

One Doctor Strange line from 'Infinity War' basically sets up 'Avengers 4'

<b>Spoilers for</b> <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i><b>.</b><p>14,000,605.<p>That's how many possible futures Doctor Strange viewed during his sojourn through time on the surface …

Avengers: Infinity War fixes Spider-Man: Homecoming’s confusing timeline issue

But there are still some holes<p>A seemingly inconsequential <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i> scene left quite a few people confused, but <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> managed to clear things up.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains minor spoilers for <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>.]<p>A quick title card that flashes in <i>Homecoming</i> states …

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Directors on That Savage Ending

<i>Spoiler Warning: If you have not seen “Avengers: Infinity War” and want to avoid spoilers, for God’s sake, wait to read this until after you do.</i><br>By …

Here's the Problem with Infinity War's Ending

Superhero movies ask their audiences to suspend so much disbelief, but Avengers: Infinity War took things a bit too far in its climactic ending. So, …

Zoe Saldana opens up about Gamora's big twist and what's after 'Avengers: Infinity War'

<b>Warning: Major spoilers follow for "Avengers: Infinity War." If you're not among the moviegoers who saw the film during its record-breaking opening weekend, but still plan to see it, you may want to stop reading now.</b><p>In the months leading up to the release of "Avengers: Infinity War," Marvel had …

Avengers: Infinity War — What happened to the Infinity Stones?

Would Thanos be able to defeat some of Marvel’s greatest heroes and take the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Infinity War?<p>Thanos has one mission in</i> …

Now That Avengers: Infinity War Is Out, Here Are The 16 Marvel Movies To Watch Out For Next

The cat is out of the bag with <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>. We now feel like we can no longer exist. But, hold that thought, because Phase 3 of the Marvel …

What Would Happen If The Ending To "Infinity War" Happened IRL?

Let's talk this out. Spoilers, obviously.<p>In the end credits scene, we saw a helicopter crash into a building in New York. That would be a possibility for sure, but even scarier is the fact that it's almost guaranteed that one commercial flight would crash. With two pilots on board, there's a 25% …

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Gives Thor a New Weapon – Here’s Its History

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> has finally been unleashed to devastating effect, and as we try to survive in the wake of it, the film has definitely left us …

Marvel Universe

Avengers: Infinity War Confirmed When It Takes Place in the MCU Timeline

<i>Warning! Full SPOILERS follow for Avengers: Infinity War. Check out our SPOILER-FREE review right here.</i><p>Last year, Spider-Man: Homecoming threw a …

Here are all the Avengers who just died in Infinity War – and why it might not matter

Attention <i>Avengers</i> fans, <b>huge spoilers</b> are about to follow. You’ve been warned, and I’m going to warn you again in just a few short paragraphs.<p>We did …

11 'Avengers: Infinity War' Pop Culture References That Were So Sneaky You May Have Missed Them

<b>Major spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War ahead.</b> Are you still reeling from <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>? Of course you are, because that movie was bananas. …

Avengers: Infinity War deaths: All according to plan?

Are any of the deaths in Avengers: Infinity War permanent? Spoilers are ahead.<p>Everyone’s still reeling from all those <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> deaths – …

‘Infinity War’s’ ending meant nothing, and I’m still rolling my eyes

Things sure were fucked at the end of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>. Too bad it all meant nothing.The end of <i>Infinity War</i> finds Thanos obtaining the sixth and …

I Realized Something About Spider-Man In "Avengers: Infinity War" And It's So Sad

Still sobbing. SPOILERS!!