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How yoga can change your life

How yoga can change your life: From easing chronic back pain to helping with weight loss and improving flexibility<p>When you think of yoga, what’s the …

2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

Or, as we like to call them, your new favorite exercises<p><i>This article was written by Jenna Bergen Southerland and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>When life's as busy as it is, simple is good. Easy, quick, and still super effective? Even better. So when we came across a recent study in the</i> …

Exercise

5 Life Hacks for a Better You

From post-workout drinking to sharing your dirty desires in the bedroom, we've got the intel you need to make big changes in small ways

Workouts

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

Workouts

The One Exercise That Will Help You Get Your Ideal Bod

Get it, girl. Get it, get it, girl!<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>Braced Squat:</b> Think your squat game is strong? Well, you …

Exercise

Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan for Beginners

Are you searching the Web for a Mediterranean diet meal plan for beginners? You will find the majority of plans are broken down on a week by week …

A 7-Minute Workout to Build Definition and Strength

If you don’t have time get to a gym, this routine will give you the best bang for your buck using the best strength-training machine out there: your …

Sicily's baroque masterpiece makes for the perfect (warm) winter break

South-east Sicily loses nothing out of season but the crowds, finds Ed Cumming. It could just be the best time to enjoy its spectacular architecture, fantastic cuisine and ancient landscapes<p>At the car rental desk I thought we were out of the bureaucratic woods, but then the man pushed across yet …

Italy

Pair of Ice Climbers Are First to Ascend Frozen Niagara Falls

Ice climbers Will Gadd and Sarah Huenikenbecame the first to do so.<p>Nine daredevils have gone over Niagara Falls in barrels and lived to tell the tale. This week, ice climbers Will Gadd and Sarah Huenikenbecame the first to reverse the trip.<p>The pair became the first to ascend the world-famous falls …

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …