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Amazon has a great perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

7 Restaurants And Bars You Can't Miss In Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York, has rightfully stepped into the spotlight as one of America’s most buzzed-about dining destinations. So, the next time you’re headed to the borough, keep this shortlist of hot spots handy.<p><b>Fausto</b> <br>When Franny’s shuttered its doors after a 15-year run, locals and Manhattanites …

Zero Waste

These Are the 40 Most Effective Ab Exercises to Sculpt Your 6-Pack

After all your hard work burning calories with cardio and weightlifting, you want to reveal chiseled abs. So make sure you're doing these effective exercises to tone and strengthen your core. Here are our top picks to show off that gorgeous midsection.

The 11 best books of 2017

From The Idiot to The Odyssey.<p>As we draw to the close of 2017, the year that looked at much-reviled 2016 and said, “Hold my beer,” right before it killed the “hold my beer” meme dead, we do have at least one thing to be thankful for: books. 2017 brought us books of rage and comfort and resentment …

Books

Get Seriously Cut and Burn 500 Calories With This Boxing Workout

It's time to get cut, and we have a 45-minute cardio-boxing workout to do just that. Christa DiPaolo, creator of The Cut by Equinox, will lead you …

Exercise

11 Highly Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

<b>1. Great yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea)</b><p>Many chronic diseases cannot be overcome with ineffective and expensive treatment with pharmaceutical …

The Netflix doc demystifying the literary hero Joan Didion

On the day that Joan Didion received a National Medal for Arts and Humanities, along with 23 other writers at the White House, there was no question that she was the show-stealer in the building. Cameras flashed as President Obama spoke of how her work had fundamentally changed him and, with a …

This Dance Cardio Video Makes Your Workout Feel Like a Party

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

Read 10 of the Best Stories Ever Published in Playboy

Hugh Hefner died this week at the age of 91, and if you didn’t already have an opinion about him, I’m sure you do now—there have already been …

Literature

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

The Best New Trader Joe's Products From 2017

One of the best things about Trader Joe's is that it's constantly releasing new products for customers to try, and we're not just talking about the free samples. Shopping at Trader Joe's is never boring thanks to the never-before-seen foods available every month, and 2017 was a fantastic year for …

Country Heat Meal Prep | 1200-1500 Calorie | The Beachbody Blog

Y’all, it’s time to turn up the heat on the dance floor… and in the kitchen with this Country Heat meal prep! This comfort food-inspired meal prep is …

Food

Your fall fitness workout plan—straight from the founders of Tone It Up

It can be <i>really</i> hard to swap the easy-going vibes of summer—one day you’re picking peaches, the next you’re shibori dying your sheets (possibly …

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

7 Make-Ahead Foods for Easy, No-Cook Meals Next Week

With the hot, humid days of summer, there's an even bigger benefit to sticking with your Sunday meal prep routine. You already know it can save you …

Cornbread Meets Cake: Upside-Down Strawberry Skillet Dessert

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Cut out a round of parchment paper and line the bottom of a 10-inch cast iron skillet. …

16 new books that are perfect to take to your summer holiday

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10 Yoga Poses That Help Fight Cellulite and Tone Glutes

We love yoga for calming the mind, but it's also a great workout, especially those standing poses, which are great for strengthening and toning the legs and glutes. Building muscle is also a way you can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Here are 10 poses that will lead to inner calm and stronger …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>I was traveling a lot this past week, and traveling far from home means not cooking nearly as much as I usually do.<p>And I missed it a …

These Elliptical Workouts Will Actually Make You Enjoy Using the Elliptical

The elliptical is a great low-impact machine found at practically every gym. Sure, it's a great option. But pedaling away at the same pace every time …

Exercise

20-Minute Workout to Glide Your Way to Flat Abs — All You Need Is a Towel

That hand towel you keep with your workout gear is for more than wiping the sweat off your brow — it can be an amazing fitness tool. That is if you know how to use it. Join us in this 20-minute strength-training session and we will teach you how to use your towel like a glider to challenge your abs …

9 Workouts For Anyone With No Time, No Weights, And No Training

With easy-to-follow directions so they're worth your half hour.

A 2-Day Full-Body Strength Training Workout Plan

Strength training is an important part of any fitness routine, and finding a strength training workout (or workouts) that work with your lifestyle …

Exercise

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

Exercise

25 of the Best 20-Minute Workout Videos — All in 1 Place!

You don't have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Fitness instructor John Kersbergen says three to four 45-minute workouts a week is enough. If 45 minutes is more than you can devote at one time, break up your workouts, because it all adds up! Here are the best …

Exercise

The 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The last thing any runner, mountain biker, or rock climber wants to do is take their strength training to the (not so great) indoors. But like it or not, strength training is a critical part of an endurance workout regimen. It prevents muscle imbalances, protects you from injury, and increases …

Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia

The Simien Mountains National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a rugged and remote chain of mountains that stretches across northern Ethiopia. …

Hiking

5 Ways To Relax In South Africa

Related: Audley Travel<p>With vibrant Cape Town its shining star and a Kruger safari high on everyone’s list, South Africa often attracts action and …

South Africa

12 Super Thoughtful Engagement Gifts to Send Your Fave Couple

Let’s face it: We’re in the midst of engagement season, and you’re going to need lots of ready-to-be-delivered gifts for your newly engaged friends. While you don’t need to go all out, you want to let them know right away how excited you are for their LOVE. These gift ideas will help you find a …