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Sitting for Long Periods of Time Can Lead to Heart Problems and Worse. Here's What You Should Do Instead

Sitting for too long can cause heart and memory problems, as well as increase your risk for cancer and diabetes.<p><b>Sitting for too long damages the heart, may harm the brain, and increases risk of death.</b>• <b><br>Researchers aren't even sure that exercise is enough to make up for the harms of sitting too</b> …

Ergonomics

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

It isn't.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout gets your heart pumping and helps build muscle.<p>The app is a great introduction to a trendy type of fitness routine called interval training, and it's ideal for weekends or days when I can't make …

Exercise

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

5 Sneaky Ways To Make A Tiny Bedroom Look MUCH Bigger

Inconvenient as it may be, there's a certain charm about having a small bedroom: It's easier to make a tiny space feel cozy, and the limited square …

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

Before you even think of working with a renovation pro, consider this insider intel from our panel of expert contractors.<p>Q: What are the most common …

The Power of Trauma Sensitive Yoga

Some years ago, I was involved in a women’s circle where an older woman, while dancing vigorously after a deep internal process, had a spontaneous …

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Forget Crunches: How to Actually Strengthen Your Core

Forget crunches, hanging leg raises, and the Shake Weight. <b>I’m about to tell you what the single biggest bang for your buck, core stability exercise</b> …

Workouts

Mid-week Motivation: How to master that impossible-looking headstand

We kicked off our Mid-week Motivation series with a lesson on pull-ups, then moved on to push-ups and last week learned how to run our fastest mile. …

The Body Whisperer’s Fat-Flushing Workout

Structural integration and alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh—author of <i>Taller, Slimmer, Younger</i>—consistently comes up with new (blessedly simple) …

Mushroom Is the Color Taking Over Pinterest and Homes in 2017

Here are 10 unique ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.<p>Warmer than gray but cooler than taupe, this neutral, earthy shade is popping up everywhere. Here's how to make the color work in every space.

Could this yoga sequence boost your metabolism?

Thanks to many aspects of modern life—like chronic stress, environmental toxins, and processed foods that contribute to leaky gut—experts say a …

Wellness

This Fat-Burning Workout by Emily Skye Will Sculpt Your Legs and Lift Your Butt

Emily Skye encourages her millions of social media followers to live active, authentic lives. That's why Health partnered with Skye on our 30-Day …

A Before-Bed Gentle Yoga Flow for Stress Relief

No matter how hard you try, stress always seems to find a way to seep in during the holidays. Take a quick breather with this gentle yoga flow.<p>This …

Yoga

New Finding: Different Types of Exercise Affect Different Parts of Your Brain

One part of your brain is for memory, another for integration and another for multi-tasking (and so on). Find out which part of the brain these 5 …

12 Must-Have Smart Home Products

Can you imagine if you came home from a long day at work and everything in your home worked to make your life easier? The door would automatically …

Simple yoga poses with pictures - Yoga Poses - YogaPoses.com ®

Therefore whatever would appear in this world as fearsome is recognised as an integral part of his own Self.2 How can it then be the source of fear? …

17 Amazing bathroom tile designs

Have you ever walked into a bathroom and wished you had that amazing tile design in your house or apartment? Well, then take a look at these next …

Interior Design

7 YouTube Workouts That Will Help Heal Your Sport Injury

Injuries and chronic pain are two of the BIGGEST bummers when it comes to training for one of the coolest races in the world, having finally hit your groove in the free-weights area at the gym or completing a hardcore new circuit training workout. Though coming back from tough times definitely …

Blogilates

The 2016 Fit Planner just landed guys! After almost a year of designing, painting, editing, and revising over and over again...I can 100% say that I …

Chalene Johnson

There is so much you can do with a BOSU ball! If you have a home gym it's a MUST have!

What Happens to Your Body by Skipping the Gym?

Most exercisers skip a workout occasionally. You may be traveling, fall ill, or have an unusually heavy work deadline that keeps you from the gym. …

What Kind Of Shoes To Wear With All Your Tricky Summer Bottoms

Image: Jackie Welling<p>Summer 2015 is shaping up to be the season of tricky hemlines. From the emergence of culottes to the continued rise of the midi, trending garments are hitting our legs at new lengths, leaving us wondering: what shoes do you pair with these things?<p>In search of some answers, we …

The Workout: Hike Farther, Hike Stronger

193<p>SHARES<p><b>1) Incorporate eccentric training to climb with power–and descend without soreness.</b><p><b>The new rules</b> The big Grand Canyon trip you've been …

New Jersey

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

Let's break down the basics. And they're simple enough: This is a 91-day challenge that involves only five strength-training exercises. Yep, five.<p>What's the trick, you ask? There isn't one! See, with just five moves, you can experience strength that you didn't know you had. Five moves are all it …

Help! I Walk EVERYWHERE, And I Need Good Shoes

When you live in a big city, you often don't see the inside of a car for months at a time (well, maybe less, thanks to Uber). You're limited to …

What Is Waist Training?

We investigate the new celebrity exercise craze.<p>With stars such as Kim Kardashian raving about its effects on Instagram, waist training—a workout done while wearing a tightly laced corset—is about to become the next big exercise trend. But what is it and how does it work? We caught up with personal …

6 Stretches Everyone Should Do Before Getting Out of Bed

Finally, a really good reason to stay in bed longer in the morning.<p>There's a legit reason to hit snooze and stay in bed a bit longer: Stretching there can make mornings less painful by gently waking up your muscles. Which is particularly delightful if you slept strangely or recently soldiered …