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Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

Develop Your Handstand: The Importance of Progression

The handstand covers a lot of aspects of athleticism: strength, mobility, balance, stability, spatial awareness, flexibility, and more. <b>Being able to</b> …

Workouts

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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National Parks

This Global Scavenger Hunt Could Be the Best Trip to Take in 2016

An exclusive group of fifteen teams of two could soon be on their way to join a scavenger hunt around the world.<p>Imagine circling the globe—from West Coast to East Coast—on an adventure competition involving highly participatory and culturally-oriented on-site scavenges on six continents? Event …

Workout methods

While cardio can hinder your muscular gains if you are doing hours of it at a time, a few sessions of HIIT cardio a week will boost your metabolism, which will help you add muscle faster — as long as you are still eating more calories than you are burning. Cardio is also great for keeping your …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

The 10 Commandments of CrossFit

Historically, the Ten Commandments set out the laws on how you should live and treat others in your community.<p>One thing that makes CrossFit stand out …

Tai Chi

David Greenwalt: High-Protein Diets, Conflicts of Interest and the Media's Hunger for High-Impact Headline

<b>By David Greenwalt</b><p>Despite the popularity of bashing high-protein diets like Atkins and Paleo the totality of the research indicates it may be more prudent to include vegetables and fruits and moderate red meat than simply setting your sights on slashing protein of every kind. New research has, once …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

Stretching

How Interval Training Is Different for Women

Plus, how to get the best bang for your interval-training buck<p>Here’s some ammo for the next time you hit the gym with your guy: Women work harder from a cardiovascular standpoint than men do during high-intensity interval training, according to a new study out of Bowling Green State University, the …

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Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

Reader's Dilemma: How Do I Deal With Setbacks in My Breakup Recovery?

Pinterest<p>Today our reader needs a little pep talk from some supportive friends. I'll go first, you guys!<p>She writes:<p>"I went through a pretty rough breakup about three months ago. We had been dating for almost a year, had talked pretty seriously about the future, and then one day—bam—it was over, and …

Shannon Switzer’s San Diego

As you know, Shannon Switzer, otherwise known as the Curious Traveler, just returned from an epic road trip around the American West. Though she’s happy to be back in her hometown of San Diego, she aims to keep her curiosity goggles on now that she’s back in familiar territory. Now, without further …

Sarah’s Cape Town

<b>Sarah Khan</b> was an editor at <i>Travel + Leisure</i> magazine when she visited Cape Town on a whim in early 2012. In the span of four days, she fell in love with the city…and with a Capetonian. Now she’s married, and happily freelancing from the most beautiful city on Earth. Here are some of Sarah’s …

Nicola’s Rome

<b>Nicola Ferlei-Brown</b> is a British travel writer based in Rome who’s passionate about getting the word out about where to eat, shop, and see all things divine in the city of Seven Hills. Here are a few of this art history aficionado’s favorite things about the place she’s proud to call home.<p><b>Rome is</b> …

Emilio’s Amsterdam

<b>Emilio Brizzi</b> has been a professional photographer most of his life, and one of his favorite subjects is the city where he lives: Amsterdam. His love for the Dutch capital — from its detailed-oriented architecture and modern take on tradition and history to the laid-back independence of its …

Arianna’s Milan

<b>Arianna Malacrida</b> hails from a small town just outside Milan, but decided to make the move to the big city while studying media and communications. After spending a lot of time couch surfing, she settled on a flat in the Porta Genova neighborhood and started sharing her insider intelligence about …

Simon’s Essaouira

<b>Simon</b> <b>Cooke</b>, a globe-trotting Englishman with a penchant for the music and publishing businesses, <b></b>now calls Essaouira home thanks to an extended stay there in 2005. Along with meeting the woman who would become his wife, this passionate traveler began a long love affair with the Moroccan city by the …

Ashley’s Paris

<b>Ashley Fleckenstein</b> is an American (a Michigander to be more specific) photographer and travel blogger who spent an extended amount of time in Paris before embarking on a trip to explore the world. Even though her wanderlust has led her to Asia (at least until her money runs out), Ashley’s heart …

How Technology Is Killing Eye Contact

Pat Christen had an alarming wake-up call one day about the toll that technology was taking on her life -- and her family.<p>"I realized several years ago that I had stopped looking in my children's eyes," the HopeLab President and CEO said at a Huffington Post panel at Ad Week on Tuesday. "And it was …

The Ten Happiest Jobs

In my article on the Ten Most Hated Jobs, there were some surprises. There are also some surprises in the ten happiest jobs, as reported a General Social Survey by the National Organization for Research at the University of Chicago. (I am indebted to Lew Perelman for drawing my attention to the …

13 Exotic Hotels For The Trip Of A Lifetime

The travel guide's senior editorial team selects winning hotels from more than 4,000 nominations sent by contributors around the world.<p>The 13 resorts recognized as top Exotic Hideaways — defined as "destination hotels for a trip of a lifetime" — provide unparalleled service in incredible settings, …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Smoky eyes: six of the best beauty products

Sexy, smudgy, smoky eyes: everyone seems to want them, while mostly feeling that successful application is beyond their capabilities. This must be overcome, because it is one of the more versatile and egalitarian looks. The joy of smoky eye makeup is that it suits every age, face and eye shape, and …