Monday, March 1

Author: Jessica Watson

THESE 10 EXERCISES ARE MORE EFFECTIVE THAN RUNNING

THESE 10 EXERCISES ARE MORE EFFECTIVE THAN RUNNING

Fitness
There is no doubt that cardio workout is extremely effective when it comes to burning fat. However many people hate running and that is why in today’s article we present to you 10 exercises that are more effective than running. Following is the 10-exercises program which can be considered as an alternative to the cardio training or more precisely of the running. Perform each exercise correctly as many times as it is suggested to you, in order to gain the beneficial effect of the workout fully. 1. Burpees Stand straight, then bend your knees with your hands touching the ground. Next position yourself in a push-up position, do a push-up and they raise again in the initial position with your hands up in the air.   2. Plank Planks are the best exercise for the abdominal area. I...
Baking Soda Shampoo: Your Hair Will Grow Like It’s Magic

Baking Soda Shampoo: Your Hair Will Grow Like It’s Magic

Hair care
Baking soda is definitely one of the healthiest ingredients in the world. By revealing its healing properties, its popularity has significantly increased. Among all its uses, baking soda can also used for hair quality improvement. It makes your hair shiner, healthy and cleanses the hair from different conditioner and toxic chemicals. If you want to avoid all the chemical products full of various harmful substances, you should definitely try the following baking soda treatment to maintain and improve the health of your hair. You will be amazed by the results! RECIPE: Make a mixture between one part of baking soda and three parts of water. Apply the resulting mixture to wet or dry hair and massage it well. Let the mixture act for 2-3 min and then rinse it. Clean your hair from any...
Boiled Egg Diet – Lose 24 Pounds in Just 14 Days! (2 Weeks Eating Plan)

Boiled Egg Diet – Lose 24 Pounds in Just 14 Days! (2 Weeks Eating Plan)

Weight
Boiled eggs not only have very nutritious properties for your health but also are a perfect ingredient for a rapid weight loss. If you include eggs, and citric fruits and some vegetables, you will create a balanced diet. It will improve your overall health as well as it will help you burn fat without much effort and hunger. It is crucial to have the needed intake of water. The water hydrates the body and nourished the cells so they are able to remove the harmful toxins. You should drink at least eight glasses of water a day. Don’t worry about the quantity of water because your body is dehydrated and you will need more water. The more water you drink, the more toxins will be eliminated. This diet is not a complex one but as any other diet limits the intake of salt, sugar, alcoh...
How to Get Rid of Wrinkles Naturally

How to Get Rid of Wrinkles Naturally

Beauty
There are various homemade remedies that can help to decrease lines and wrinkles. Here are a few remedies that help in decreasing the effect of old age, particularly around the eyes. Since the skin near and around the eyes is sensitive, it is advisable to first check on a small place before applying anything to the whole area. 1. Use grape seed oil. It has epidermis (skin) moisturizing and nourishing properties. It is especially efficient for maintenance of the epidermis around the eyes and in the maintenance of scars. This normal ingredient allows to combat wrinkles and rejuvenate the epidermis. Grape see oil is full of anti-oxidants such as proanthocyanidins, which help in reversing the loss of growing older. That is why many women use grape seed oil for wrinkles. If applied on dry...
How to Get Rid of Pimples and Acne Overnight: 25 Fast Cures

How to Get Rid of Pimples and Acne Overnight: 25 Fast Cures

Beauty
Pimples. Zits. We all want to know how to get rid of pimples overnight and effectively.  The words conjure up images of red, pus-filled, angry-looking pustules over the cheeks, chin or forehead and those who suffer from this skin condition tend to feel very self-conscious about the appearance of their skin. Unfortunately, most conventional treatments for acne include cleansers, antibiotic creams, and, in rare cases, surgical drainage and they are often harsh and cause excess dryness of the skin. Most of the treatments only tend to treat the symptoms and not the root cause of the problem. Many of these acne remedies are expensive and their failure leaves the sufferer depressed and disappointed. Have you been wondering how to get rid of a zit overnight? Is it even possible? In this guid...
North African chicken with honey and saffron

North African chicken with honey and saffron

Food
I made this recipe tonight, with drumsticks. I didn't have the orange flower water so I didn't use it but I had everything else.. My husband and I     Ingredients 1.75 kilograms free-range chicken (jointed into 8 pieces, Find out how to joint a chicken here) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion (large, chopped) 3 garlic cloves (crushed) 5 centimeters fresh ginger (finely grated) 2 cinnamon stick (x 5cm, pieces) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 800 grams chopped tomatoes (skinned and, fresh or tinned) 1 teaspoon harissa paste (rose if you can get it, we like Belazu) 300 milliliters chicken stock (see Debbie’s tip) 1/2 teaspoon saffron strands 2 tablespoons clear honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon orange blossom water...
Blueberry-Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Blueberry-Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Food
Ingredients 4 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries, thawed 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size) 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest Whipped topping     Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In a greased 13x9-in. baking dish, layer blueberries, sugar and marshmallows. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, adding lemon zest before mixing batter; pour over marshmallows. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm with whipped topping. Not sure which brand of cake mix to buy? Check out the brands our editors and the Taste of Home Test Kitchen recommend.   Nutriti...
UNBELIEVABLE!! HOMEMADE FACE MASK TO GET RID OF SPOTS, ACNE SCARS, AND WRINKLES

UNBELIEVABLE!! HOMEMADE FACE MASK TO GET RID OF SPOTS, ACNE SCARS, AND WRINKLES

Beauty
  This homemade MAGIC face mask is the only mask you’ll ever need, especially if you have spots, acne scars, and/or wrinkles. This mask is tried, tested, and TRUE! I’ve tried thousands of different masks over the years, and this one is by far the most amazing because it actually works in minutes! So here’s the famous homemade face mask to get rid of spots, acne scars, and wrinkles. Homemade Face Mask to Get Rid of Spots, Acne Scars, and Wrinkles You’ll Need: 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (preferably organic) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Directions: In a small, clean bowl, mix all ingredients thoroughly. Apply evenly to face and neck, making sure to avoid the eyes and mouth. You will feel a tingling sensation but that will go away within minute...
Stretches to Splits! #JourneytoSplits

Stretches to Splits! #JourneytoSplits

Fitness
Hey guys! Introducing your brand new 30 day challenge for July! #JourneytoSplits. I’m going to teach you how to get into the side splits in just 1 month. This will be a VERY REWARDING journey, however, you will need to show me that you are DEDICATED. Increasing your flexibility at this level TAKES TIME. A little every day. You will need to stretch for at least 10 min a day if you’re serious about getting into the splits in 1 month. But let me assure you right now that this feat is not impossible! Get excited because we’re going to get there together :) SO HERE’S HOW IT’S GOING TO WORK: First of all I want to know that you’re IN! So, everyday from today til July 1st, I’m giving away a set of Stretch Bands to a random POPster who has posted the above graphic on their Instagram! Make...
AMAZING! This Will Make Your Gray Hair To Disappear Forever!

AMAZING! This Will Make Your Gray Hair To Disappear Forever!

Beauty, Hair care
Why does your hair start growing gray? As you age, your hair follicles tend to slow down its ability to produce melanin and this causes the hair to turn white or grey. It is normal for aging people to have gray hair but it can become a problem if you start growing gray hair too soon. The best option for lots of people is to dye their hair, but there are also other ways to prevent premature If you want to know when you will turn gray, one thing you can do is look at your parents. How early in your life you’ll gray will depend quite a bit on genetic factors. Graying is a natural part of aging and happens when the cells in the hair shaft stop making pigment. That lack of pigment will make the hair lose most of it’s color and turn gray. But the good news is that while you may not be abl...