Teresa Goss Shawver

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Forget Pilates and Barre — This 1 Boxing Move Transformed My Abs

Aerospace is the boxing studio where you're just as likely to throw punches alongside a Victoria's Secret model (Adriana Lima is a huge fan!) as you are a professional athlete. When I took my first class in its LA studio, my husband pointed out that NBA player Tim Hardaway was on the bag next to us.<p>…

Pruning Russian Sage

Tackle Russian sage pruning with confidence. It can seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of pruning Russian sage, your plants will grow …

Gardening

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

These 5 drinks can help you lose weight - IBTimes India

Here are 5 drinks you need to know about that can help you shed weight.<p>Everyone likes a great physique and there are many who are striving hard to …

15 Easy Food Swaps That Will Make You Healthier

Improving your health could be as simple as a few tiny tweaks to your diet, according to Bupa UK dietician Rachael Eden. She reveals the 15 healthy …

13 of the Coolest Seeds You Can Buy Online

We're obsessed.<p>Turn your garden, yard and dinner table into a colorful scene by getting yourself some of these unique seeds so you can grow pink sunflowers, rainbow carrots, purple cauliflower and more.

The best way to build muscle may not be lifting the heaviest weights

Most people think the quickest way to build muscle is to use the heaviest weights you can manage. This approach usually means you won't do very many repetitions, or "reps," since you'll get exhausted pretty quickly.<p>Aside from making you vulnerable to injury, that method may not be the best way to …

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

If you want to lose weight, dropping that meat may help

For those hoping to shed some wintertime weight gain, research suggests that going vegetarian — or even vegan — can help.<p>When scientists looked at the body mass index of more than 37,000 Britons of all ages in 2003, they found that while the average male meat-eater had a BMI of about 24.4, just shy …

Weight Loss

5 free ways to get in shape: Lose weight, build muscle or get heart healthy without going broke

Resolving to exercise — and actually sticking to it — might seem like a journey to the land of pain, but it's worth the effort: People who work out …

Social Media

New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

Living Rooms

Why your weight loss plateaus, and how to fight it

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.<p>It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake.<p>But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn't work very well for the vast majority of …

Fitness

I tried the sushi burrito, the 'mutant food' San Franciscans are obsessed with — take a look

"Mutant foods" from the cronut to the ramen burger come and go, disappearing from social media as quickly as they blow up. But San Francisco's passion for the sushi burrito refuses to die.<p>When we first laid eyes on the mythical "sushirrito" on Reddit in 2013, it seemed too good to be true: a sushi …

15 Flavorful Soups from Around the World

During bouts of cold weather, nothing warms you down to your toes quite like a good soup. From spicy soup recipes to more mild creations, soup is nourishing, warming and often packed with nutritious ingredients. Tomato soup recipes are a classic choice here in the US, but maybe you’re in the mood …

Can you lift weights with your vagina to boost sexual health?

When women want to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles they usually do Kegels, exercises where you repeatedly contract and relax the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor. But sex expert Layla Martin recommends a different type of workout to her clients— vaginal weightlifting.<p>Martin, a …

Doctors Are At A Loss For Words: Boiling Just Two Ingredients You Will Rapidly Lose All Of Your Body Fat!

There are millions of people who care about their body weight; especially women are the ones who dream of losing weight quickly and effortlessly. <b>But</b> …

8 of the best hiking trails in Colorado

It’s no secret that Colorado has some of the best hiking in the United States. From summiting 14,000-foot peaks to ducking down into deep canyons and …

Hiking

What Animal Type You Are, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality

If you’ve ever caught yourself wondering, “what type of animal am I?” then we have at least one thing in common. I, too, have often wondered what …

8 of the Best Ancient Ruins and Pyramids in Mexico

One of the highlights of travelling in Mexico is exploring its many ancient ruins. From pyramids poking out of the jungle to temples cast along the …

25 Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg, TN is a thriving town set in a valley of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Picturesque and historic, it is a common stopping point …

National Parks

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

Female hormones and weight loss

A quick glance at a male versus female body tells you right away something is different. While we can certainly recognize the obvious, we ignore …

Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water

Ancient Egypt’s gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature’s forces<p>He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the …

Archaeology

The Ultimate Way to Increase Motivation, According to Neuroscience

Igniting your passion is easier than you think.<p>Motivation is the key to success for many aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>It's one thing to enjoy the idea of something, but actually achieving your goals takes a reservoir of motivation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking …

Motivation

8 Benefits of Drinking Water With Lemon For Weight Loss

Are you making plans to lose weight? It is beneficial that you add water and lemon to your plan. These 2 things alone can help you to a smoother …

Goodbye gasoline: we can Get It From The Sun

Traveling in the US by boat and train visiting solar laboratories and environmental groups, Keith Barnham found many successful community initiatives …

10 Easy Things You Can Start Today To Lose More Weight

Let’s face it, losing weight is great but the process of making it happen absolutely sucks.<p>Whether you’re just losing a few pounds, or planning an …

Could this South American plant hold the key to weight loss?

Yerba mate is one of several Amazonian caffeine-containing plants used to create stimulating beverages, like mate tea. Widely consumed in South America, the extract derives from the dried leaves of a tree cultivated in Paraguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. For centuries, yerba mate has been …