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Your Arms Will Transform After Doing This 10-Move Workout

This workout combines dumbbell and bodyweight moves to give you the ultimate arm burn. Each move targets different areas of your upper body including the deltoids (shoulders), biceps, triceps, and traps. This workout will leave you feeling sore for days, and will also help you get lean, sculpted, …

Yoga

The All-Time Favorite Fragrances Our Editors Can’t Live Without

You may not have known it when the eager scent peddlers were spritzing you in clouds of perfume with names like Sweet Sunshine and A Woman's Desire, but there <i>can</i> be an upside to surviving the telltale department store fragrance counter experience: when you discover one you love — it could be with …

Beauty

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

"The Magic Is in the Mushrooms"—This Serum Is Flying Off Sephora Shelves

The comment section is notorious for being one of the most vicious places on the internet. It's where angry reviewers and unhappy customers go to …

Skin Care

The Best Wrinkle-Fighting Creams and Serums You Can Buy Without a Prescription

Because it's never too late to start taking care of your skin.<p>Treating fine lines and wrinkles doesn’t necessarily require a trip to the dermatologist—or the cosmetic surgeon. Regularly using an anti-aging product—whether it's an eye cream or face serum—will make a real difference in how your skin …

Skin Care

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

Cast Iron Skillet

Science Reveals The Best Times To Network, Quit Your Job, And Host Meetings

Did you know that your mood and energy levels have natural daily rhythms? And that because of that, you can structure your day and your tasks according to when each will be best-suited for highest outcomes?<br>Thanks to best-selling author Daniel Pink’s latest release <i>WHEN: The Scientific Secrets Of</i> …

Time Management

The 5 Essential Oils for Allergies That Can Replace Your OTC Meds

Truth be told, my allergies basically ruin my life in the spring, and after over a decade of taking the same over-the-counter medication year-round, …

Essential Oils

The Best Nature Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Worldlier

Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there aren't a lot of green spaces that aren't luxury golf courses, so as odd as this might sound, I often turn to …

Nature

Beautycounter’s Dew Skin Makes Me Look Lit From Within

This summer, I’ve been on a quest to find the perfect tinted moisturizer: something that will even out my complexion, cover up the spots, and help me …

Skin Care

The Innovative New Sunscreens That Cut Your Skin-Care Routine In Half

In an age in which countless categories of skin care offer exceptional twofers (see: serum foundations, overnight masks, skin-nourishing makeup …

Skin Care

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Workouts

Living Off-Grid: What It’s Actually Like

When people learn that my husband and I moved our family to the Ozarks to go off-grid, we sometimes get interesting responses. Living off-grid evokes …

Off-grid

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

Step up: eight epic hikes of the world

Hiking is about more than exercise, pleasant scenery or getting from A to B; putting one foot in front of the other for hours, days or even weeks on end creates a special sense of connection to a place.<p>Lonely Planet’s new book, <i>Epic Hikes of the World</i>, contains 50 of the best routes suggested by our …

Hiking

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted?

In a few short years, it seems like every woman I know, and many of the ones I treat, have gone from saying, “I’m so busy” to “I’m so tired.” And …

Wellness

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Aretha Franklin

Lose Yourself In One Of These 5 Podcasts During Your Workout & You'll Be Done In No Time

No matter how much you love to work out, there's no denying the fact that sometimes, it can get a little, well, boring. Perhaps you find yourself …

Workouts

Here's How to Pickle Any Vegetable

I love pickles <i>so</i> much, I can never make my jars last more than a day before I devour them. It's like once I crack open that lid, I've been put under …

Spices

This Is the 1 Exercise That Tones My Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once

As a trainer, I spend a lot of time experimenting with different movements that will give my clients the most bang for their buck. One of the movements I have begun to implement in almost every training program I design is the reverse lunge but with a twist — a knee drive. I love this move because …

Workouts

Want Some New Books for Your Summer Vacation? Bill Gates Recommends You Pack Any of These 5

This summer's recommendations by the billionaire founder and philanthropist tackle some big questions.<p>Bill Gates is a voracious reader of massive proportions. According to an interview he had with the <i>New York Times</i>, he devours about 50 books per year.<p>Unlike the one or two books I pack when …

Books

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new, as well as the way your perspective shifts when you’re out of your rut with your eyes open. Here are some of the best—including some by writers who have …

Books

Priyanka Chopra and Her Mom Dish About Their DIY Beauty Secrets

Everything Priyanka knows about beauty came from her mama.<p>Priyanka Chopra says her mom Madhu is the "most important person in my little black book." Though she works with the best stylists, hair gurus, and makeup artists in the business, Priyanka prefers to call up her mom when she needs some …

Skin Care

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

I Had a Dermatologist Critique My Skin-Care Routine—and Here's What I'm Changing

I vividly remember the way my mother used to rub her hands together to warm up her creams before smoothing them onto her face and neck. Now in her …

Skin Care

The 8 Best Laundry Detergent to Buy in 2018

When it comes to washing your clothes, all laundry detergents aren’t created equal. Today, there are more choices than ever when it comes to what …

Cleaning

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

The Exact Bodyweight Workout That Leaves Me in a Pool of Sweat Every Time I Do It

If you don't have access to a gym or any equipment at home, let this be your next workout. You might end up in a pile of sweat on your living room floor, but you'll feel stronger and more accomplished than when you woke up this morning.<p>I teamed up with Francheska Martinez, Animal Flow expert and …

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