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The Kardashian Sisters Reveal Their Fitness Routines

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

It's safe to say the Kardashians do it all. When the sisters are not busy filming their reality TV series, they are promoting clothing brands, walking in runway shows, and modeling for campaigns. Despite their busy schedules, each sister - from Kim to Kylie - manages to sneak in some major fitness time. Show More Summary

Winter Fire Building Practice – Twice Makes Right

I headed back into the winter woods to practice building a winter fire, a survival skill that I want to master in case I ever need an emergency fire. (see Winter Survival Fire Lighting Skills – Why Don’t We Teach Them? and  Winter Fire...Show More Summary

The Best Vegan Soup I've Ever Tasted

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

When I first found out I was going to try a slew of new vegan dishes at the Sonima Wellness Center, I was less than thrilled. I dabbled in veganism a few years back, and that's where I intended my relationship with vegan recipes to remain... Show More Summary

The Winter Route up Mt Carrigan

The route up Mt Carrigan (4681?) in winter is one of the longest, but most rewarding, scenic hikes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Fourteen miles in length with 3800? of elevation gain, the winter climb up Carrigan is one of those hikes where more often that not, you’re likely to hike out after dark by headlamp. Show More Summary

How to Target Your 4 Most Important Ab Muscles

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

4 exercises to target your ab muscles - Health 5 delicious foods that'll help reduce blood pressure - Real Simple The pros and cons of a soup cleanse - Fitness 10 healthy veggie burger recipes that actually taste good - Self These protein-rich...Show More Summary

Paleo-Perfect Cauliflower "Rice"

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Looking to swap your grains for veggies, but don't want to miss out on all that flavor? Well look no further, because we have a delicious and foolproof cauliflower "rice" that's Paleo-friendly, vegan, and filled with tons of nutrien...

Why Sleeping Too Much Is Killing You

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The good news is that getting enough sleep every night helps you fight illness, have more energy, and even lose weight. But there's a catch: a new study found that too much sleep can have a life-threatening side effect. The study, published in the journal Neurology, followed almost 10,000 healthy adults for about 10 years. Show More Summary

In Case You Missed It, Queen Bey Posted Her Workout on Instagram

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

In case you were laboring under the impression that Beyoncé wakes up flawless, she has news for you: it takes some serious work to maintain that bootylicious figure! Queen Bey shared an Instagram video celebrating Michelle Obama's Let's Move fitness initiative, which encourages participants to "Gimme Five" things that lead to a healthier life. Show More Summary

Why Bill Maher is Right About Marijuana – But Also Terribly Wrong.

Source: HBOWatch Mike Magee Bill Maher prides himself on logic and clarity, and of course, in-your-face, biting humor. This is on full display during his “New Rules” segment, with which he closes each show. He is especially well known for his personal and professional advocacy for the legalization of marijuana. Show More Summary

This Sweet Superfood Will Make You Happier

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Raw cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume, which means it's much less processed and significantly higher in antioxidants than plain old cocoa powder or store-bought chocolate bars. Studies have shown that it may reduce...Show More Summary

The Magic Formula For Fat-Burning Success

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

When there's a big event on the horizon, getting in shape can sometimes feel like a sprint to the finish line. Bottom line: there's no quick way to make the pounds melt away, but this formula from Barry's Bootcamp can definitely help to speed up the process. Show More Summary

A 90-Minute Playlist For Your Most Intense Workouts

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

A workout playlist can make or break a workout - just ask trainer Allie Cohen. As a Barry's Bootcamp instructor, Allie's job is to challenge her students to push past their comfort zones and max out intensity during treadmill sprints and total-body bench moves. Show More Summary

The Deep Future

Not to continue on the morbid streak, but Pamela Jeanne sent me an article from NPR that I’ve been thinking a lot about, too.  It’s on historical preservation; not just the stuff that we know is important in the moment, that we immediately put behind a glass case.  But the things that we think we […]

Wastes of Time

I was sad to read Oliver Sack’s piece in the New York Times about his terminal cancer diagnosis.  I’ve enjoyed his books, and it’s always moving to read someone write about the end of their life. There were a few sentences near the middle of the piece that gave me pause: I feel a sudden […]

#MicroblogMondays 26: Repetition

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. There were a few things in the Rosie Project that hit close to home.  One was a thought on page 173 about repetition: “I settled on Jackson Browne’s Running on Empty.  With the repeat button […]

Mental Sampler

Am I the only person who wishes the new Blogger captcha checkbox that says “I am not a robot” also came with an option that said “I AM a robot?”  Because… you know… for the robots. The twins have settled on their science fair project.  It was one of those whiny negotiations where they […]

Amid drought, a turf war between residents and homeowners associations

3 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Rancho Pacifica, a gated community of spectacular multimillion dollar homes in the hills east of Del Mar, is not immune to the ravages of the California drought. Residents, who can easily afford massive water bills, have sought to reduce their water consumption — not just because they...

Challenges Faced by Asian American Women in the Workplace – Cultural Traits, Ceilings, Guilt, Assumptions and Stigma

Recently, I attended an Asian American professionals event.  Overall, I was happy I attended the event, mostly because the speakers spoke about the challenges they encountered on their path to their current status as successful and well-regarded professionals.  They spoke about having to overcome such cultural traits as humility and introversion, as well as their […]

Non-Traditional Addiction Services That Work

Navigating addiction treatment services can be an overwhelming process, especially when you or your loved one is in crisis. However, it is also important to understand that there are non-traditional forms of addiction/mental health treatment that are being utilized more often and are becoming more mainstream.

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