Samantha Trempe

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Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …

Workouts

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, January 1st

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Food

Christmas lights are bad for you and for the environment

Last week, NASA released a report whose tone was misleadingly gleeful. Called "NOAA/NASA Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Brighten Cities," it began, …

The Most Delicious Old-Fashioned Coffee Cake Recipe

It was a dark and rainy night. A Tuesday. The semester was winding down. I only had two more classes left to teach. I had gone into New York that morning to get my hair cut and colored and then rushed uptown to have lunch with my oldest friend. D. and I used to work together. I have no idea how old …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

WowMazing

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14 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets.<p>Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: The Deals You Need to Know About

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year! We gathered all the irresistible bargains from our favorite retailers and designers to help make your …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Downright Delicious: Make This Chocolate Chess Pie for Thanksgiving Dessert

How to Make It<p><b>For Crust:</b><p><b>1.</b> Chill the bowl, lid, and steel blade of a food processor along with all the ingredients for the crust (except the water) …

9 Spotify tools for hardcore music fans

What more could music fans want from an app that contains more than 20 million songs? Quite a bit, it turns out.<p>There are several tools you can use …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

It's a flaw in the design of the turkey, when you think about it.<p><i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh</b> …

Forget Pie, Love Apple Crisp: How to Make the Perfect Crumb Topping

Pie is great. Go ahead, you make it.<p>Me, I'll be here with crisp, and I'm asking you to join me.<p>When it comes to baked fruit dessert, pie has a way of hogging the spotlight. And I get it. The buttery, flaky crust. The meticulous construction. The ample—<i>ample</i>—American tradition behind it all. This is …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Immune System

Why Blue and White Will Never Go Out of Style

A fresh take on a classic color combo.<p>With a rich range of hues, this classic combination looks fresher than ever. In this Greenwich, Connecticut, house, Lee Ann Thornton created a coastal and classic look with blue and white.

Dining Rooms

The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Your Garden of Thoughts: Keeping Your Mind Weed-Free

<b>“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” ~Buddha</b><p>Imagine your mind as a garden. …

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

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The Decorating Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Home's Value

The unexpected little details that could cost you big time.<p>Thinking of selling your home...even one day? Real estate experts weigh in on the unexpected little details that could cost you big time in the long run.

Kitchens

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Mother's diet at time of conception can permanently influence baby's DNA

We’ve all heard how important it is to eat well during pregnancy. Growing a baby is hard and risky work, and the better a mother eats, the healthier …

Methylation

Q&A a Day 5 Year Journal

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

13 Good Habits You Should Start To Take Up Now

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Three People, Three Salaries: How They Spend and Save

Ever wished you could peek at the spending habits of someone with the same salary as you? We asked three brave writers to reveal just that—their …

Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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