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5 easy tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

Meditation

The workout plan to get a six-pack without doing a single crunch

milan2099 / Getty<p>milan2099 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Believe it or not, if you want a ripped midsection, training your abs directly …

Workouts

How to cook with pot

<i>Update: An earlier version of this piece had an incorrect measurement of cannabis tincture. It should be .5 ml.</i><p>Ready to move into the next era of …

She Turned 2 Simple Ingredients Into a Cure For Cancer, Then the Government Shut Her Down

Dr. Johanna Budwig was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine six times, meaning that we should treat her work with respect. During her career …

The secret to getting ski fit in two weeks

Only two weeks to go till your trip? Don’t panic. Follow these 10 last minute tips to get your body slope-ready.<p>1. Squeeze out every second<p>If you’ve left ski fitness this late, you need to squeeze in as much as you can, so swap the sofa for a spot against the wall when you’re watching TV. Press …

Investing With a Purpose: Looking Beyond ‘Socially Responsible Investing’

<b>Updated June 2017</b><p><b>Podcast Transcript</b><p>Host: Peter Thompson, Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager, Philanthropic Services – Northeast, Wells Fargo Private …

7 Days, 7 Dinners: Your Healthy Recipe Meal Planner for the Week

MONDAY<p><b>Skillet Pork Chops with Apples</b><p>Happy new year! Kick off 2018 (and your healthy eating resolutions) with a meal that’s decadently easy. Ayesha …

Here Are Dozens of 400-Calorie Meals to Help You Lose Weight

It's easy to keep track of what you eat when you build a strong portfolio of delicious low-calorie meals. We'll get you started with this collection …

Easy Runs: How Fast and Long Should They Be?

<i>Easy runs are the foundation of any sound training program from the 5K to the marathon. This is the training mode where we runners spend 70 – 80% of</i> …

Marathons

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

The Warrior Fit Workout Program

What does it take to be M&F Warrior Fit? Here at <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> we get that “life happens” and it’s easy to throw in the towel when things get too …

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

7 Must-Know Basics for Prepping Your Thanksgiving Ingredients

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the rational argument for extreme conservation

A much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is E.O. Wilson’s Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, which is due early next year. It builds on his proposal to set aside half the Earth for the preservation of biodiversity.<p>The famous biologist and naturalist would do this by …

Conservation

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

"If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving." -- Ram Dass<p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but do we really know what that means? We might say that because they are kind, loving, and insightful. While these may indeed be qualities of an enlightened person, it's hard …

19 Kitchen Skills You Should Master By Your Mid-20s

Not judging. Just here to help.<p>It is time. Seamless is stealing your money and and your health, and one day a grownup is going to come over and you'll want to serve them something more gourmet than a half-eaten bag of Funyuns. It is time to learn how to cook for yourself, like the adult that you …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …