8 healthy foods Italian centenarians eat each day for longevity

November 20, 2019 Off

Italy is known for ultra-fresh ingredients that dance across your tastebuds. The folks in Sardinia, a picturesque island in the Mediterranean Sea, have a particular knack for living well into old age—and a diet consisting of healthy Italian foods contributes greatly to their longevity. In a recent edition of the Blue Zones newsletter (which covers…

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I’m a trainer and this is how to hold the longest plank of your life

November 20, 2019 Off

Point blank: There’s a reason why planks make an appearance in everything from boxing warmups to megaformer sequences. “From sculpting to improving your posture, the plank is widely considered one of the best core exercises,” says certified trainer and MINDBODY wellness specialist Kate Ligler. She continues, noting that the plank builds isometric strength from front…

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Your 8-step guide to having a healthy threesome, from couples who swear by it

November 20, 2019 Off

“It’s made us better communicators, lovers, and partners,” Liz* tells me. She’s not referencing a choice to try couples’ counseling or get a puppy together or another typical, mainstream marker of relationship-building and -boosting strategies. Rather, she’s talking about bringing a third person into bed. While she’s always been interested in threesomes, Liz, a 24-year-old…

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