Melina Roise

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Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

New Study: Yoga Improves Your Mental Health

If the winter blues have got you down, try hitting a yoga class at the gym. Busting through a strenuous, deep-breathing series of yoga poses could …

Mental Health

Benefits of Yoga You Didn't Know About

The benefits of yoga go beyond a healthy body, improved balance, strength, and flexibility. Find out the benefits of yoga you probably didn't know …

Sara Bareilles, Phil Collins and More Talk Carole King on the BEAUTIFUL Red Carpet!

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter opened …

BWW Reviews: BEAUTIFUL Really Does Try To Make It

She's a sassy, confident young gal who idolizes lyricists like Lorenz Hart and dreams of writing clever, emotionally-rich words for the new genre …

Philippines: Too many mouths?

<b>Kai Ryssdal:</b> Over the past 50 years, the amount of food that we as a planet produce has doubled. So too has the number of people who depend on that food. There are 7 billion of us now. The United Nations says we're on the way to 9 billion by the middle of the century.<p>So that's what we're calling …

Asia

What are your travel resolutions for 2014?

Let's face it. As soon as the last New Year's balloons have deflated, your resolve to be a fitter, healthier superhuman in 2014 will be as flat as morning-after champagne. So why not make some resolutions you <i>can</i> keep by planning your travel adventures for 2014? At Lonely Planet we aren't hanging …

Travel

From Italy to Santa Fe, the Best Hotels of 2014

From Amsterdam to Australia and from Santa Fe to Switzerland, check out some of the most luxurious—and relaxing—hotels on the planet.<p>Grand Hotel …

Vegan Kale Smoothie

<b>Vegan Kale Smoothie</b>. I’ve been on a kale kick. I love vegetables and kale is no exception. It’s wonderful hot or cold, stir fried, steamed or chopped …

Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you're a chili-head like me, you can go for the whole can of chipotles, but as it is, it's still got some kick. Use vegan cheese to make this dish 100% vegan.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups)Kosher salt and …

Going Vegan Changed My Life. Here's What I Learned

Almost three years ago, I decided to go completely vegan. Because of my personal beliefs and my eating preferences, becoming vegan made the most …

What My Year of Yoga Taught Me About Having Patience With Myself

Like 40 percent of people, I set New Year's resolutions. Year after year, I resolve to give up junk food, call my grandma every week and get Michelle Obama arms (to name a few). And like the majority of people, my resolutions fall to the wayside by late January or early February.<p>At the end of 2012, …

Free Yoga to Connect Mind, Body Spirit, Unite Community

A Horsham personal trainer will begin offering free weekly yoga classes on Monday.<p>You ate too much and exercised too little during the holidays, …

Yoga

Yoga: a beginner's guide to the different styles

Whether you want to relax, have a workout or get in touch with your spiritual side, there is a yoga class to suit you. And you don't even have to be bendy …<p>The myriad benefits of yoga – including lower blood pressure, increased strength and bone density and reduced anxiety – should be enough to get …

Women's Health

"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold our own body weight. If the gym feels like a prison, then …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

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.

Sculpt Fabulous Arms: Stacie Clark's Favorite Pushup

This simple tweak to engage your core while you tone your upper body<p>If you want sleek and sexy arms, there’s no question about it: Pushups totally rock. But there may be an even better way to get rid of the jiggle while you build strength in your chest, core, and back. Find out how <i>The Next Fitness</i> …

Move More -- All Day -- To Get Fit

<i>Co-authored by Andrew Heffernan, CSCS, co-author of The Exercise Cure, by Rodale, 2013.</i><p>One of the more interesting insights in <i>The Blue Zones</i> by Dan Buettner -- a book about the world's longest-living sub-populations -- is physical activity is <i>built into</i> the everyday activities of long-living …

The 'Personalized' Paleo Diet: The Pearls of Ancestral Eating Integrated With the Future Findings of Nutrition

I teach a university course called "Redefining Nutrition," which allows students to explore their personal dietary biases before becoming fully-fledged nutritionists. In the first part of the class, I ask the students to introduce and identify themselves as an "eating type," after which they are …

Nutrition

Is It Okay to Work Out When You Have A Cold?

<b>The answer:</b> You can proceed as planned—with a few caveats.<p>First, you know that when you’re already sick, you need to pay attention to the so-called “neck rule” (i.e. you’re okay to work out if it’s a head cold, but you should skip your workout if your symptoms extend below the neck, like a bad …