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5 Ways to Run in Austin During 2015

Austin is known for its breakfast tacos, music scene and runners. Whether on the Hike and Bike Trail, through the streets of downtown or around your …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Skin Care

The DASH Diet Ranked Number 1 for 2015

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the top 10 diets of 2015 have just been announced.<p>Still hanging on to that New Year's resolution to lose weight? The most effective (and healthiest) way to lose pounds isn't Atkins, Paleo, or even the South Beach Diet.<p><i>U.S. News and World Report</i> convened a panel …

Holistic Medicine

Do the Danes hold the key to happiness in 2015?

As a new book reveals the secrets of the world's happiest country, Judith Woods plans a year of living Danishly - from box sets to flat-pack furniture, scheduled sex and cinnamon buns<p>New year’s resolutions are in the air. It’s that time when we all resolve to be healthier, quite possibly wealthier …

Happiness

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 …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

Skin Care

Want Glowing Skin? Try This DIY Lemonade Facial Scrub

We've all been there: No matter how many serums, creams, and oils you use on your face, sometimes, your skin still looks dull, flaky, and 50 shades of blah. Before you shell out for another "miracle" product, try this simple DIY polisher first for a brighter, smoother complexion.<p>Thanks to a combo …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Cleaning

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

Workouts

10 face oils that will change your skin

+ your life. seriously.<p>Truth be told, two months ago, the thought of putting oil on my face terrified me. But, in the name of science (and, yes, vanity), I decided to face my fears and test out nearly every facial oil on the market. Now, I'm <i>hooked</i>. I wake up with a serious glow and hardly ever need …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

Weight loss - The Running Bug

Half Marathon Training for Beginners

If you can run three miles, you can train for 13.1. Really!<p>Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week—and one mile—at a time. With a …

Are These Skin Saviors the Secret to Great Skin? (Yep!)

When you think of beauty masks, indulgence is probably the first thing to come to mind. (Sleepover, anyone?) But it turns out that these relaxing rituals can also deliver serious results. In fact, many dermatologists—superintelligent women with easy access to superpowerful, cutting-edge lasers—use …

Shift Dresses: For Making Life Easier

<b>Zara Dress With Flap Pockets</b> : The white dress is as multipurpose as its black counterpart, as long as you don't lean or sit on dirty surfaces. Long …

6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

Go ahead and hit snooze—you'll still have time to make your hair look great.<p>If you find that you wake up every day with a mile-long to-do list, chances are your hairdos are suffering—but there's no need to sacrifice amazing style just because you’re crunched for time. We rounded up six of the …

3-Day Detox Meal Plan

176<p>SHARES<p><b>Extra:</b> Find great detox recipes for this diet in Recipes That Cleanse. Read the full article, Renewable Energy, to learn about the 3-Day …

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The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

Fitness

The War of the Worlds 75th Anniversary

Today is the 75th anniversary of the legendary radio broadcast <i>The War of the Worlds</i> as interpreted by Orson Welles and <i>The Mercury Theatre On The Air</i>. …

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

Yoga

Steampunk Computer Workstation

Alexander Schlesier, AKA The Steampunker, is maker of steampunk housewares, furniture and mad scientist gear. He built this classy and functional …

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Oceans

7 Ways To Fit Training Into Your Life

<i>As endurance athletes know, training and life don’t always mix.</i><p>Lack of time is the most commonly cited excuse for not exercising. But surveys suggest …

Hairbrush 101: The Mane Points

Let it be known, hair is my "thing." I am a sucker for the creams, serums, masks, and whatevers that promise to transform my frazzled locks into Jennifer Aniston's. In a hair-care world where nearly every product is expressly tailored for a certain type—fine, coarse, oily, thinning, color-treated—I …

Grapefruit, Almond … Jojoba? Ten Popular Natural Oils Demystified

It feels like every time I pick up a skin or hair care product these days, the packaging is in a hurry to reassure me that it contains a special kind …