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A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

Workouts

How to Meditate in Bed Without Using Your Phone

When you just want to turn your brain off and sleep, meditation apps are perfect. A guiding voice, or the sounds of something peaceful like rain, …

Meditation

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Nutrition

The Secret To Sound Sleep You Can Purchase For Under $40

It's too good to be true.<p>My elaborate sleep structure requires that conditions are perfect: There are silk, eyelash extension-safe eye masks …

Acupressure

6 reasons to get a vacuum sealer (that aren't just food storage)

Far from a gimmicky infomercial product, vacuum sealers are incredibly useful at preserving food. They exploded in popularity in the late 90s and early 2000s with the rise of Foodsaver (shout out to everyone who remembers those infomercials), but then sort of faded into the background of the …

Kitchens

How to Customize Waze, Record Your Own Voice for Navigation

Here's how to banish Google Maps and Apple Maps in favor of Waze, and use the built-in Waze voice recorder to get driving directions from your own …

Maps

12 Under-the-Radar Greek Islands You Need to Visit Before the Tourists Arrive

While some Greek islands are struggling with overtourism, these hidden gems are still low-key island paradises--for now.<p>You’re probably familiar with …

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

><p>Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes — including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies — but I'm going to …

Dessert

9 summer recipes you can make in your Instant Pot

You shouldn’t pack the appliance away until winter — these quick and tasty recipes are a great addition to a summer menu.<p>The Instant Pot is a perennial fan favorite and Amazon Prime Day sellout. 300,000 units were reportedly sold this year, selling out in 19 hours, which included a four-hour …

Cooking

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

The best hanging plants for lazy, beginner and interiors-obsessed gardeners

A stickler for Latin plant names I am not. One day I may be, but I’m usually grateful to be able to identify most plants at all, let alone with polysyllabic names. Plus, there is a generous flexibility about common names for plants which can often be entertaining. Take, for instance, the time a …

East London

How manual-focus and vintage lenses made me a better photographer

I have been a commercial and wedding photographer for over 13 years. And from the beginning, I have been using Canon DSLR cameras and a variety of …

10 Edible Flower Salads That Are Way Too Pretty to Eat

Daisies and Pansies and Roses - oh my!<p>Edible flowers are one of the most forgotten garnishes that can be utilized when trying to elevate the plating …

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

12 Simple Ways to Enhance Curb Appeal

Real estate professionals talk about curb appeal a lot. It’s what makes a house attractive and inviting. Here are 12 ways smart landscaping can help …

How to Photograph Flowers

<i>Image Credit: Amber Fite</i><p>Flowers are abundant in many locations in the spring and summer, making them ideal subjects for photography.<p>But learning how …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

8 Vegetables That You Buy Once And Regrow Forever !

Raw vegetables grown at home can bring a lot of benefits, more than the ones from the grocery.<br>Maybe it requires some time, but you will save money …

Where to buy plants online

Greenery delivered to your door<p>You’ve probably read by now that houseplants are an easy way to liven up a space while purifying the air too. But then what? Where can you get some for your home?<p>Besides brick-and-mortar options like the big-box retailer garden centers and local plant nurseries and …

Plants

Container gardening: The rules to know, and the rules to break

By Adrian Higgins<p>, Columnist<p>May is the month to assemble pots and containers for the rest of the growing season. They aren’t just for summer; spared an early frost, tender container plants can still look great at the end of October, so it pays to devote some time and resources to getting them right.<p>…

Gardening

Found: A Plant-Based Protein Powder That Tastes Good In Anything

We used to think that in order to perform at a high level, we had to pack our diets full of animal products like meat, dairy, and eggs. And while …

Nutrition

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Layers in Street Photography: GoPRO POV Video Composition Tutorial

Dear friend, if you want to learn how to shoot layers in street photography, I made this new YouTube video demonstrating me shooting layers with a …

Street Photography

Lightroom tips: Essential portrait edits

<b>Lightroom has a range of simple but powerful editing tools to transform your portraits. James Paterson reveals the most useful ones</b><p>1. Boost with …

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Tutorials

Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 1: Don’t Touch Anything!

Figure 1. Losing our work that we cherish so much is totally preventable. But we first need to know what the hazards are before we safeguard against …

Nature Photography