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Sometimes, it can be hard (really hard) to admit that your parents know what’s best for you. Remember when they used to yell, “Sit up straight!” and “Don’t slouch!”? However annoyed you felt then, it’s time to accept the fact that they were right. Along with looking confident, sitting and standing straight makes for a healthier body. Wish you had listened to Mom? Don’t worry; it’s not too late to fix your posture! We spoke with several experts to get their tips and tricks on how to straighten up. What is Good Posture? Posture is all about body alignment! Aaron Lundgaard, a Michigan-based...
We all know that along with eating balanced meals (and the occasional chocolate-chip cookie) and getting enough sleep, exercising is essential for a healthy lifestyle. However, most of us aren't Olympic athletes, and it would definitely be a lie to say we enjoy every single second of our adventures in cardio and strength training. In fact, there are 21 distinct stages of every workout - and most of them involve pain. 1. You feel like a fitness model in your perfectly coordinated outfit. 2. But forcing yourself to actually go work out is an enormous struggle. 3. You try to motivate yourself...
For most of us, summer means getting a killer tan. However, the first time laying out since last summer usually leads to a nasty sunburn. When you’ve sunbathed a little too much and your skin is feeling red and tender, try one of these six ways to get some relief in the comfort of your own home—with ingredients you probably already have in the house! If your skin is blistering or if you have flu-like symptoms, call your doctor right away before trying any of these at-home treatments. 1. Take a vinegar bath Draw yourself a lukewarm bath and add three cups of regular or apple cider vinegar to...