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A Chill 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout For Active Recovery Days

This 10-minute bodyweight workout was developed by trainer Jared Kaplan, founder of Studio 26 in NYC (basically, the chillest fitness space ever). …

Book review: The Runner’s Handbook by Bob Glover

I took up running a year or so ago, on May 2nd 2015 – to be precise. I know this because the first thing I did when I started running was buy a fancy …

Landscape Inspiration: A Dozen Lush & Lovely Townhouse Backyards

(Image credit: Megan Pflug)<p>The outdoor design for an urban dwelling is something totally different to a sprawling suburban or country yard. There's …

Get Envy-Inducing Arms With This Killer Bicep Exercise

Caution: Shameless flexing ahead.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Decline Hammer Curl:</b> Are you ready to pump it up? This crazy …

Fitness

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Strengthen your glutes and hamstrings, and look hella good from behind.<p>So get this: Saddlebags aren’t really saddlebags. I know, I know—one more fitness thing that's confusing. The truth, though, is that there's no body part called the saddlebag, and saddlebags aren’t simply fat that is attached to …

Muscle

The Only 20-Minute Outdoor Workout You'll Need This Summer

Sweet summertime has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate than pausing that gym membership, saving a little cash and taking your workouts outside?<p>There are so many bodyweight-based exercise moves you can combine to create workout circuits that are challenging and effective anywhere and …

Workouts

Your Do-Anywhere, Total-Body Strength Workout

The Routine<p>If the thought of strength training makes you squeamish but you're ready to build some muscle, we have a plan for you. This beginner …

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

The Ultimate Ab Workout For Your Skimpiest Bikini

Enough of the snow and ice! We're dreaming about sandy beaches and warm waves, so we're planning ahead workout-wise, too. It's time to focus on the abs now that we can push our puffy jackets and chunky sweaters to the backs of our closets. This 10-minute workout targets the abs and hits the muscle …

Workouts

6 Sexy Moves for Weight Training (VIDEO-GIFS)

Using your own body weight provides resistance. The exercises below are done in a lunge position to help engage the lower body along with the upper body.<p>Thinking of getting started with strength training and feeling like a Dummy? Don't feel bad--we are all dummies when it comes to something. As the …

Portable Lap Desk Installation No. 1

The latest from UK-based Yois Design, the Portable Lap Desk Installation No. 1 is a design that will make you say DUH! Why didn’t I think of that? …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

Workouts

Why Louise Bourgeois' and Robert Gober's Feminist and Queer Uncanny Survive the Treachery of Art History

Louise Bourgeois' Suspension <i>is on view at Cheim & Read Gallery in New York through January 10, 2015.</i> The Heart Is Not A Metaphor<i>, a survey of work by Robert Gober at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, runs through January 18, 2015. For further information link here to the Cheim & Read Gallery</i> …

Ocho discos de 2014 para recordar

Una selección de los álbumes más interesantes, en distintos géneros, por ocho críticos de 'Babelia'. Voces impactantes, fusión flamenca, ritmos …

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The Best Way to Learn a Language: Playing Games!

Does learning a language always have to be so tedious and boring?<p>The answer is a resounding “No!”.<p>Mastering a new language should be challenging, but …

Banana Recipes for Athletes

Bananas are an athlete staple.<p>Bananas are an athlete staple. They pack a nutritional punch with high levels of potassium, vitamin B6 and fiber and (despite common belief to the contrary) they score low on the Glycemic Index, meaning they won't spike your blood sugar. They're also versatile and can …

Recipes

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Meet the newer, safer—but just as body-transforming—alternative to high-intensity interval training.<p>Amped-up Pilates reformers. Trampoline cardio. Underwater cycling. You can find fitness classes with all kinds of different bells and whistles right now—and new ones are popping up every day. In this …

Exercise

The Walker Curates the News: 08.04.14

In 1986, the words “This is not America” appeared inside an outline of the US on a Times Square billboard every six minutes. Alfredo Jaar’s <i>A Logo for</i> …

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 1 1/3 cup<p>Servings Per Recipe 6<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 37<p><b>Calories</b> 139<p>% Daily Value*<p>7%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 5g<p>2%<p>Saturated …

Intriguing Lime-Green Blobs Appear In The Andes Mountains. Are They Alive?

Oops.<p>Someone dropped lime sherbet on the desert — and it's melting. Who's going to clean this up?<p>Nobody. Because this — believe it or not — is a plant. It may look like a glob of goo, but it's not at all gooey. It's solid to the touch — so solid that a man can lie on top of it and not sink in, not …

Life

With only a couple of weeks to train for a triathlon, John Douillard and his family used these 4 Ayurvedic techniques to get to the finish …

Life

Having one of those days when you feel like you’re spinning? Sure, making a beeline for your yoga mat is a great idea. But until you can do that, try …