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This 10-Minute No-Equipment Core Workout Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Tone your abs with this quick, 10-minute workout that you can do anywhere. No equipment is needed since we'll be targeting your core with bodyweight exercises — including planks, bicycle crunches, and twisting sit-ups. These back-to-basics moves may be familiar, but they will have your belly …

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A Weekender's Guide to Waiheke Island

Where to eat, drink, sleep and play during a long weekend on this island of wine just outside of Auckland city centre.<p>Where to eat, drink, sleep and …

10 places on the North Island that don't seem real

Glow worms twinkle in the Waitomo caves.<p>Sometimes it seems that the South Island gets all of the attention. And while there are many dramatic and …

11 places in NZ you must visit

Looking out over Queenstown from the Remarkables mountain range access road.<p>This was such a hard list to put together as quite frankly, all of New …

What It's Like to Travel Around New Zealand With an Infant

A writer and photographer duo travel with their infant to New Zealand.<p>New Zealand, the archipelago halfway around the world, seems out of reach; the …

The Ultimate Resistance Band Workout

Resistance Band Workout: Side Plank Lift<p>1 of 6<p>Wrap center of the resistance band around feet and hold end in left hand. Balance on right forearm and …

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The complete guide to working out using only free online videos

• Be really specific in your search terms and create a workout that is custom for you. I like to keep bookmark folders that focus on certain parts of the body so I can mix and match.<br>• Look at the length of the video before you get started. If it’s billed as a “full-body workout” and the video is seven …

This 25-Minute Strength Workout Activates Every Muscle Group

Targeted workouts are great for when you want to hit a tough-to-tone spot, but we think feeling fatigued all over is especially rewarding. And when …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

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Pasta gratinada con butifarra y berenjena

Aviso a lectores antilácteos o poco <i>fanses</i> de las recetas calóricas en general: el plato de hoy no creo que os vaya a chiflar especialmente, aunque …

Cómo pelar ajos sin tocarlos (y ocho trucos verduleros más)

De los creadores de 'Cómo freír huevos sin que salpiquen (y seis trucos hueveros más)', llega 'Cómo pelar ajos sin tocarlos (y ocho trucos verduleros …

Haz hummus, no cemento de garbanzos

Como el guacamole o el tiramisú, el hummus es uno de esos platos que algún día fueron exóticos pero que ya nos resultan casi tan cotidianos como la …

'Taralli' de Puglia

El gran descubrimiento aperitivesco de mi Semana Santa en Karrantza fueron los <i>taralli</i> de Puglia. Esta especie de minirosquillitas de pan, en las que …

Tres picoteos libres de culpa

Que el aperitivo es uno de los mayores placeres de la vida es un hecho innegable: en él suele haber comida rica, bebida ligeramente achispante y …

Butternut Squash Fries

<i>Fun and a change from the norm, these butternut squash fries are vegan, gluten-free, and totally healthy!</i><p><i>The photos and recipe for these butternut</i> …

The WHO has figured out the maximum amount of sugar we should be eating daily

Consuming too much energy—whether from fat or carbohydrates, including sugar—will make you gain weight. If left unchecked, this excess weight increases your risk of lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers.<p>In recognition of this, the World Health Organization …

1 Smoothie 7 surprising health benefits

Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised society: it’s a wonderful experience.<p>That said, things can get …

7 Exercises to Get Thighs + Buns of Steel

You already know you should never skip leg day. How else are you going to stand up all day at all those summer music festivals you’ve got planned? Luckily for us, there are plenty of ways to pump up your thighs and get a great quad workout in less than 15 minutes a day. You can run with your dog, …

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This Kegel Exercise Tracker Could be the Solution to Many Women's Health Issues – and a Better Sex Life

One of the first portable Kegel exercise trackers is being used to not only strengthen the muscles surrounding the vagina but to relieve lower back …

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

Hello natural remedies, goodbye tissues: 4 foods to help fight common seasonal illnesses

WASHINGTON — The key to fighting that cold or flu you caught may be in closer reach than you think. Hint: Check the kitchen.<p>Alexandra Khouri, founder …

5 Physical Signs Your Eating Habits Need to Change

Mood swings and hair loss do not a healthy diet make.<p>Sometimes, cutting certain staples from your diet (ahem, coffee) sets off alarm bells in your body (hello, caffeine headaches!). Give up sugar, for example, and you might feel totally drained for a few days.<p>For the most part, these are normal …

Unilever boss warns UK against sugar tax

Unilever,Sugar,Tax and spending,Politics,Society,UK news,Business,Sarah Wollaston,Obesity,Health,Health policy,Public services policy,Health & wellbeing,Life and style<p>Paul Polman says the tax is ‘not the holy grail’ and there is little evidence around the world such a levy can actually tackle …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

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46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

Health Do: Drink a Cup of Water With Lemon as Soon as You Wake Up

Last week, Miranda Kerr talked about how she starts every day with a cup of warm water with lemon. And she's not the only one: Lauren Conrad is a fan, as is chef Sarah Britton, and rumor has it Jennifer Aniston is too.<p>Here's why...<p>Experts say that the simple act of sleep can pull water from your …