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Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

6 Secrets to Getting Up for a Morning Workout

<b>Get a blast of sunlight.</b> <br>When your eye senses light, it sets off a chain reaction in your brain that leaves you feeling alert and energized, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Soak up rays by standing near an open window, or position your bed so it faces east and natural light will wake …

20 Important Financial Tasks To Do Each Year

It can be hard to keep track of all the various financial tasks you need to do during a given year. Today I thought I would share a simple list so …

Personal Finance

Knit a Sideways Cable Sweater

Sweaters with the cables running sideways are pretty popular this year, and Donatella at Inspiration and Realisation was inspired to design her own …

Crochet Boot Topper

Give your outfit some extra warmth and style this fall with these crochet boot toppers. A simple and quick pattern: great for the beginner!<p>677<p>3317

7 Modern Advent Calendars

4 Comments<p><b>1. DIY Advent Chandelier-style (with printables)</b><br>This beautiful version was made by Cherry Blossom blog using free printable templates via …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

What The Most Productive People Do Before Bed

Sleep is your body’s most important program. Which is precisely why you should hack it.<p>Breaking news: When you’re asleep, you’re still alive–and you’ll probably be alive the next day. So it follows that your circadian style will dictate whether you greet the day like Michael Phelps or a drunk (or, …

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Yoga for Runners

What research shows about the aerobic intensity of yoga.<p>"Runner's World Yoga for Runners" helps build strength and aids runners in their recovery.<p>A simple yoga routine loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner.<p>This sequence focuses on your fitness …