Child's pose feels pretty damn awesome for everyone-no matter your body type. But when Danish illustrator Marie Jørgensen tried to buy a poster of yoga poses, she found only ones with the stereotypical yoga body (long, lean, and likely white). So Jørgensen set out to create her own yoga prints that show naked yogis (with #nofilter for body hair or stomach rolls) of all different shapes and sizes.
Share on Pinterest Exercising isn't “one size fits all” - far from it. Cardio, HIIT, low-impact, plyometric, Pilates, resistance, running, weight training…the list goes on and on. Whichever workout you do, stretching should be part of your routine. Stretching is beneficial for everyone, from the power athlete to the desk worker.
When transitioning to a more plant-based diet, the trick is to focus on the density, texture, and spice profile of meat-replacing ingredients. Density offers bulk and fullness, texture offers a similar experience to a meaty chew, and the spices provide great taste. Together, these elements make for a mouth-watering recipe, and in this case, a delicious vegetarian meatball.
Share on Pinterest Get involved in a new environment early and often to keep homesickness at bay. Whether starting college or just moving to a new city, finding activities, clubs, and friends that match your interests can make adjusting to a new place easier. Most universities and metropolitan areas have clubs and organizations for any hobby.
Illustration by Elaine Liu It's normal to feel angry and resentful after a bad breakup and other traumatic events. But holding on to resentment can impact us long after the fallout's over, potentially even leading to stress-related disorders and long-term anxiety. Practicing forgiveness and working through bitterness - instead of holing it up inside - is a better way to deal with those emotional pangs and avoid potential stress down the road.
Despite their abs-firming reputation, crunches aren't the shortcut to a six-pack. In order to strengthen your entire core, you need to target all of the muscles in your midsection, and this workout will do just that. Fitness trainer Sam Skelton will lead your through a quick, 13-minute routine that goes beyond simple sit-ups or crunches.