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Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great …

Small Spaces

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …

Small Spaces

The Ultimate Guide For Organizing Your Home Room By Room – 90 Revolutionary Tips and Tricks

Being organized is crucial if you want your home to look clean and beautiful and not like what’s left over after a tornado. It’s important to …

Stanford research: The meaningful life is a road worth traveling

A Stanford research project explored the key differences between lives of happiness and meaningfulness. While the two are similar, dramatic …

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

Atmospheric Room Designs

• 1 |<p>This dreamy scene is a serene bedroom design captured as the sun goes down over the city. The open plan en suite allows the panoramic views to be …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Strong Body, Powerful Mind | Women's Health

As pointed out in the new <i>Women's Health Big Book of Yoga</i>, the trick is picking the right style. Rolling cardio, strength training, and flexbility into one workout—while also blasting stress and easing tension throughout your body—is what makes yoga the ultimate form of exercise.<p><b>Do I have to be</b> …

Training for a 10K: Intermediate 10K Training Schedule

Print It: Intermediate 10-K Training Plan<p>This training plan calls for speedwork once per week, which will help regular runners improve their 10-K time<p>If you're a regular runner looking for a new challenge—or you want to improve your 10-K time—this plan is for you. This seven-week training schedule …

10K Training: Run Your First or Fastest 10K

Maxwell designed 10-K training plans (one for beginners and one for intermediate runners) that will get you race-ready in just seven weeks. Each plan calls for four days of running per week, plus one day of optional cross-training.<p>So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a race, pick your plan, and …

Marathons

Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

Whether your goal is to run a 5-K or to drop some extra pounds, in one month you'll be well on your way, with the transformed bod to show for it.<p><b>For all weeks:</b> <b><br>Warm Up:</b> 3 minutes. Start easy, progress to a power walk. <b><br>Cool Down:</b> 3 minutes. Gradually dial it down to an easy walk. <b><br>Frequency:</b> Perform …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Here's how it works: For each exercise, do as many reps as you can in 60 seconds. Make sure you're using perfect form. Doing it right once is better than doing it wrong twice!<p>After you've done one circuit (that's all the moves, back to back), rest for a minute or two to catch your breath. Then …

The Supereffective Body-Weight Workout

Exercise 1 Side-Kick Plie<p>To perform this glute and hip toner, stand with your feet two to three feet apart, toes turned out, then lower into a squat, elbows bent and fists in front of your chest <b>(a)</b>. Stand up and lift your right leg off the floor. Focus on your glutes, then drop your left shoulder …

Standing Flat-Abs Workout

<b>1. Dumbbell Side Bend</b> (need two 5- to 10-lbs dumbbells) <b><br>2. Standing Core Stabilization</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell) <b><br>3. Bow Extension</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell) <b><br>4. Reverse Dumbbell Chop</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell)<p>Can't get enough abs exercises? Check out 10 abs exercises better than …

11 Chemicals You Might Have Already Eaten Today

Insects, rubber, mold-reducing agents, and more things you weren't really meant to digest, all thanks to Big Food!<p><b>There are huge gaps</b> in what we know about the additives in our food, and anecdotes on the Internet fill them. Before the Internet was invented, the Center for Science in the Public …

Nutrition

How to stay hydrated

Question 1:<p><b>What are the different strategies for staying hydrated during a marathon?</b><p><b>James says:</b><p>This is often a contentious issue and ultimately takes …

Marathons

Spring clean your body

Detox your system, boost your energy levels, and re-define the body with seven tried and tested juice cleanses that will have you firing on all …