Here at Greatist, we believe in taking a day off. Instead of our regular programming Saturdays, our writers get a chance to write about living the greatist lifestyle and, basically, whatever they want. This is one of those awesome articles. Enjoy! …At the end of the 30 minute walk, I was going 4.5 miles per hour at a 15 degree incline.
Photo by Caitlin Covington Brawny weight-lifting types may scoff at this zen workout, but yogis swear by it- and they're not the only ones. Experts recommend yoga to improve flexibility, which may also reduce risk of injury during other types of exercise and alleviate soreness. Plus, yoga can help relieve stress and anxiety.
Whether talking about a good pal or someone who's a little bit more (wink, wink), a tandem work out can be good for any relationship. For starters, working out is an awesome way to get a good rush of mood-boosting chemicals, and who better to share that positivity with than a loved one? When paired up, those chemicals can help strengthen bonds.
You might like The Science Behind Why We Binge (and What to Do About It) Somewhere between giving thanks and reaching for that second slice of grandma's pumpkin pie, it hits-the “food coma.” While it's common to feel tired after a big meal (especially a holiday feast), research shows it's more than the tryptophan-filled Thanksgiving turkeys that can lead to a post-dinner snoozefest.
After a long day, it's natural to feel a deep pull of desire for a rich, juicy burger; a fragrant dish of slow-cooked short ribs; or a massive, seared steak. And when that dream becomes a reality, you practically purr like a satisfied lion, right? Have we lost the vegetarian readership by this point?
It's getting cold outside, and that means deeper, denser dishes with creamier, succulent textures are in full force. Who can complain about that? This tomato shrimp stew is thick, filling, and comforting without any cream. It's delicious as a side dish or as a sauce for pasta. Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon butter (or olive oil) 1clove garlic, minced 1white onion, chopped 1red pepper, chopped 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 pound frozen shrimp 16 ounces tomato puree Handful mint leaves, chopped Directions In a large pot over medium-high heat, melt butter.