Krista Chow

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16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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Soothe Ingrown Hair, Razor Burn, and Razor Bumps

<b>Prevent It:</b> "Don't keep your razor in the shower. The heat and humidity accelerate rusting and bacterial growth," says David Colbert, M.D., a dermatologist in New York City. Toss the blade after five uses, which is when it starts to get dull.<p><b>INGROWN HAIRS</b><br>Though a hair is to blame (an ingrown …

Interval Running: Your Ticket to Losing Weight

<b>The Goal:</b> “Burn more calories while exercising for the same amount of time and improve overall cardiovascular fitness. Basically, make my runs harder, better, faster, and stronger—and lose weight while I'm at it.”<p><b>The RX:</b> (1) Buy a heart-rate monitor, like the Polar FT7 ($120, polarusa.com for …

Correct Posture: The Healthiest Way to Sit at Your Desk

So what’s causing all of that discomfort? Nearly a quarter of the surveyed workers think their physical pain is just a regular part of working an office job. People <i>do</i> spend a whole lot of time slouching over a keyboard, causing muscle fatigue from postural stress, says Lisa DeStefano, a doctor of …

Even "Forced" Workouts Help Beat Anxiety and Stress

Need a little help getting off the couch? These tactics can keep you strong the next time you get the urge to bail.<p><b>Schedule sessions with a trainer</b> <br>If this seems like a duh, that’s because it is. Think about it: You commit a) weeks in advance to b) actual appointments where c) someone will be …

Hard Body: The Best Fat-Blasting Exercises You Aren't Doing

And if you want more fat-loss moves like these, try <b>The Abs Diet Hard Body Plan</b>. Designed by Gaddour, the ultra-efficient, boot-camp style routine consists of a series of 10 intense exercises that will help you torch belly fat, sculpt sexy muscles, and sweat your way to a six-pack. The combo of …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …