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A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

The Do-Anywhere Workout

Gabriel Valencia, founder of NYC's Focus Fitness and trainer to some of Manhattan's busiest power players, shares an office, home, or hotel-room regimen that burns about 100 calories in 20 minutes.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: Sprints up and down a flight of stairs, two steps at a time if you can.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: High …

Climbing

5 Hot Summer-Body Moves From UFC FIT

If you're looking for some amazing toning exercises to do this summer, these moves—from Ultimate Fighting Championship training program, UFC FIT—will knock you out. I mean that in the <i>good</i> way.<p>These are the favorite moves of Mike Dolce— MMA trainer, creator of UFC FIT, and author of <i>The Dolce Diet.</i> …

This Infographic Will Help You Find the Perfect Shoe for Any Workout

We've talked about finding the best shoes for running, but if you're thinking about taking up hiking, want to get out and walk, or need the right …

Running Shoes

A Waist-Defining Workout for Athletic Body Types

I've talked about great workouts if you've got a pear-shaped or curvy body. Now it’s time to discuss a more rectangular shape--the athletic body …

5 Exercises To Get Rid Of Back Fat

Ready to bring your sexy back... with a sexy back? A strong back is a powerful asset on a woman and a trouble area we oftentimes hear complaints …

7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

Get a Flat Belly in 4 Weeks

Score gorgeous abs fast with this fat-blasting core workout from Tracy Anderson.

Poetic Cinemagraphs That Bring New York City to Life

Visual Graphics Artist Kevin Burg and photographer Jamie Beck have captured a cinematic viewpoint of New York City in their series of cinemagraph …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

Everytime I See You

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far

The Heart Tree Tattoo

Jackie Rabbit, an artist in Roanoke, Virginia, made <b>this crisp and striking tattoo</b>. She calls it the "Heart Tree." The blood of the long buried heart …