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Rome Shopping on the Cheap

The Gucci store on Via Condotti. Photo: Scalleja.<p>Whether you are seeking designer dresses or affordable chic, <b>Rome</b> has some of the best places to shop …

10 Unique Greek Experiences

Lonely Planet, one of the world’s leading travel guides, posted a list of the experiences that every tourist must have when visiting Greece for the …

European Travel

Leg Training for Weak Knees

Too often, a set of lousy knees can get in the way of a “good performance” in the gym on leg day. I always hear the classic line, “My muscles are …

Exercise

Sculpt a Better Butt

Exercise 1 Facedown Hip External Rotation<p>Don't let the look of this one fool you: It is one of the most challenging and effective moves for targeting your external hip muscles, which have a major impact on your glutes.<p><b>Do It:</b> Lie facedown on the floor with your arms folded under your head, legs …

Hydration Tips to Improve Your Workout at Womenshealthmag.com

Water is a multitasker: Among other things, it lubes your muscles, transports nutrients around your system, and shuttles waste out of it, allowing your kidneys to function smoothly. Every sweat bead on your skin equals less water in your system. When you've sweated out 1 percent of your body …

Too Busy to Burn Calories? Try this Once-a-Week 20-Minute Workout Routine that Will Preserve Stamina and Build Muscle in No Time

Exercise 1 Balance Row<p>Grab a dumbbell in each hand and let your arms hang at your sides, palms facing in. Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Bend forward while extending your left leg straight behind you until your body forms a "T." Let your arms hang straight down, palms facing each other. …

Cooking Tips: Easy Dinner Recipes-- Fast

Healthy fast food that you can prepare at home<p>Easy Meals in Under 30 Minutes<p>We're all strapped for time, but making dinner doesn't always have to be a three-hour event. In fact, you can whip up and eat a delicious and healthy meal in less time than it would take to chow down at a restaurant. So …

Recipe: Spicy Chicken Salad

1 cup roasted skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 4 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 jalapeno, diced 1/2 medium celery stalk, chopped Dash of black pepper 1 cup baby spinach<p>Combine the first six ingredients and serve on a bed of spinach.<p>Burn it off! The capsaicin in spicy peppers like …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …