Jessica Aspiras

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47 Crazy-Fun Plank Variations for a Killer Core

Planks are the MacGyver of bodyweight movements: They're super tough and great for almost any situation. The versatile move is best known for working …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Interior Design

Colorful flower eggs

As I am well aware, I am not the only one who LOVES eggs!<p>Do you know about <i>Moonstruck Eggs</i>? They come from the movie <i>Moonstruck</i> where Cher fries an egg …

6 Moves For A Rock-Solid Stomach

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Amp up your abs routine by adding a little extra weight! You'll force your muscles to work even harder to help stabilize your trunk while performing moves that closely mimic everyday activities (climbing a ladder, holding onto objects while sitting up in bed, or …

Hot and Healthy: How to Make Better Kimchi at Home

Photo by Perry Santanachote<p>Kimchi (also spelled “kimchee”) is a traditional Korean dish that uses the process of fermentation to pickle and preserve …

Korean Food

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Sun Dressing (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Turmeric is getting some well-deserved attention these days. I love it for all its amazing anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and detoxifying …

Antiinflammatory

18 Stylish Weekender Bags Perfect for Your Upcoming Summer Trips

Can you believe it, guys? Memorial Day is so soon! And you know what that means? Long weekend trips to the beach! If you're looking for something stylish to travel with, check out this new weekender bag from Everlane. Crafted from denim and khaki twill, the weekender bag is water-resistant and …

Detox without the Deprivation

By<p>Maria Marlowe<p>Maria Marlowe is a Certified Health Coach and Natural Foods Chef. She coaches clients to achieve peak health, more energy, glowing …

6 Awesome Yoga Accessories You've Never Heard Of

On almost every list of cool yoga accessories I've ever read, I pretty much see the same stuff. Don't get me wrong, it's good stuff. Tried and true and definitely worth checking out. But how about the stuff you've never heard of? Surely there are things equally awesome that are hogging less of the …

Yoga

The 'I'm Too Busy to Work Out' Workout

Too busy to burn calories? Try this once-a-week 20-minute workout routine that will preserve stamina and build muscle in no time<p><b>The Best of Less</b>Do one set of 10 to 12 reps of each move once a week with 3- to 8-pound dumbbells. Between exercises, hop on a stationary bike or run in place at a …

Do The Work

“I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered, but that when I didn't believe them, I didn't suffer, and that this is true for every …

Dinner Tonight: Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp

In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from <i>The Splendid Table's How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are quickly bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's a flavorful dish that …

Seafood

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

Cocktail Hour: Cucumber-Coconut Splash

Combine the fun of mixed drinks with the food-friendliness of vino<p><b>Cocktail:</b> Cucumber-Coconut Splash<p><b>How to Make it:</b> Thinly slice 2 cucumbers. Reserve 12 slices and place the rest in a pitcher with 1 1/2 cups coconut water. Refrigerate for 1 hour, then remove cucumber and add a 750-ml bottle of rosé …

The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic]

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Exercise

EWG’s 2018 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

EWG's 2018 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™<p>Enter your email address to get a downloadable version of the Clean Fifteen™ and Dirty Dozen™ …

Meditation Health Benefits: What The Practice Does To Your Body

We hear it all the time: Meditation can improve our creative thinking, our energy, stress levels and even our success. Prominent artists, businessmen and politicians cop to the practice. Would it work for you?<p>"It did to my mind what going to the gym did to my body -- it made it both stronger and …

Independent Analysis on Supplements & Nutrition

<b>We were frustrated.</b><p>There was no place we could turn to in order to get unbiased information on supplements. Sure, there was Wikipedia, but it wasn’t …

How to Balance Your pH to Heal Your Body

Some health experts believe that our pH balance is extremely important, others say it is essential, there are a few who clearly state that it is a …

Immune System

Tips for Surviving Allergy Season

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>Allergies can be complicated conditions. On the one hand, most appear to be more nuisance than health threat. Symptoms like stuffiness, teary eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose are terribly inconvenient but hardly …

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