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TRAINING

That is where hard workouts involving lactate threshold and VO2 Max come in. Lactate threshold is the effort that you can sustain for an hour—think …

10 of the most inventive IKEA furniture hacks

As Tom Dixon launches his collection of "authorised hacks" for IKEA, which allow customers to customise their furniture, here's a look at the best …

20 super creative stairway ideas to copy!

In modern architectural design, stairways have evolved greatly. Gone are the days when spaces like corridors, utility rooms & stairways were …

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions | Inc.com

Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean massive changes to relationships, work, activities, and even what you put on …

Self-improvement

10 of the world's best meditation retreats

<b>(CNN) —</b> Adventure travel isn't always about riding waves and ascending heights -- sometimes it's about heading inside, to explore the realm of our inner worlds.<p>While it might be counter-intuitive to travel long distances to sit with a bunch of silent strangers, meditation retreats offer guidance to …

Meditation

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Most of the time, we’re just itching to go on a vacation. We make the excuse that we can’t afford the flight or it’s just not good timing. But guess …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and it turns out the fat in …

Nutrition

30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life - TODAY.com

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>Closed …

Megyn Kelly

Nili Lotan, Queen of Tribeca, Still Attracts New Customers Like Gigi and Kendall

Despite The Odeon restaurant in Tribeca now teeming with fashion editors and neighborhood scions like Lena Dunham, it is still easy to spot the 59-year-old designer Nili Lotan on any given night wearing a black silk top and jeans in her favorite booth.<p>This is Lotan's spot, as it has been since the …

Ralph Lauren

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

Domestic Violence

16 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for November

It’s November already. How the hell did that happen? Best hope you’re caught up on your October reading, because November boasts a bumper crop of …

Books

The Best Movies of 2016 (So Far): Punk Rockers, Sexing Sausages, and One Horny Politician

Believe it or not, there have been plenty of standout films released so far this year—and from some very unlikely places. Here are the best of the …

I took the first step to living like a minimalist and it felt surprisingly unsatisfying

The former is a good quality to have, the latter is a lifestyle choice called minimalism, a practice that extols living with less possessions. I'm an organizer and always have been — but I'm also a pack rat, which is a minimalist's foil<i>.</i><p>Minimalism is a visually-appealing — albeit …

Minimalism

Canadian director Xavier Dolan scores polarizing Grand Prix win at Cannes

Canadian film-maker Xavier Dolan has captured the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival for his controversial film <i>Juste la fin du monde</i> (<i>It's Only The End of the World</i>).<p>The movie – about a gay playwright who returns to his hometown in rural France to announce his impending death – took what is …

Golden Globes' Movie Surprises & Snubs: Sylvester Stallone Packs a Punch, Johnny Depp Left Out in the Cold

Following yesterday’s Screen Actors Guild award nominations, a lot of Hollywood’s biggest stars were left empty-handed. From Jennifer Lawrence to …

Matterhorn: 360 degrees of virtual reality

One hand after another, one boot after another. Climbing a mountain takes patience, perseverance and experience. We take you to the top of the most …

5 Utterly Fascinating History Education Resources

History just keeps happening – there’s nothing you can do about that. But learning as much as possible is deeply rewarding, and helps you better …

Vote 2015 Special: Maclean’s Breakfast

Maclean’s holds on election primer on the current federal campaign. John Geddes (Ottawa Bureau Chief, Maclean’s) moderates a discussion on the …

Five new albums to try this week: The 2 Bears, Kindness and more

Stream five new albums from alt-rockers Ex Hex, thrash act Exodus and more – and let us know what you’ll be listening to this week<p>The 2 Bears – The Night is Young (Southern Fried)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: This second album from the bear suit-wearing duo, comprised of Raf Rundell and Hot Chip’s Joe …

CITIZENFOUR - Trailer 1

CITIZENFOUR is the never before seen, utterly riveting first-person look at how director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald first met with …

What New TV Shows Should You Tune in to This Fall? We Can't Wait to Watch These 7!

Clear out your DVRs because it’s almost fall TV season. While we can’t wait for our favorite series to return to the small screen (hello, <i>Scandal</i> and</i> …

Five albums to try this week: Morrissey, Slow Club and more

From Honeyblood’s sunny garage-pop to Jungle’s brooding disco-funk, here are five albums worth hearing this week<p>Jungle – Jungle (XL)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: After stirring up hype last year, the mysterious Jungle deliver an album of slick, indie-disco tracks slathered in synths, falsetto hooks and …