Category: Lifestyle

Starbucks unveils pumpkin spice cold brew

Fall is coming early this year for Starbucks fans, and with a new addition to the menu. Starbucks announced they’ll now be serving the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, an iced drink available Tuesday to drink when you want fall but summer is still in full swing. Starbucks’ announcement that they’ll start serving their fall menu […]

First Death Linked To Vaping Comes After Slew Of Mysterious Lung Disease Cases

Health officials in the State of Illinois are investigating the death of an individual who used a vape and was later hospitalized with severe respiratory illness. It comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched an investigation earlier this month following reports of a mysterious lung disease affecting almost 100 people this […]

5 Big Mistakes You’re Making When Planking

You probably include planks in your workouts if you’re a regular at the gym. There are many benefits to isometric exercise, namely, accessibility. Holding a simple position allows you to work your entire body , especially your abdominals. The problem is that the slightest flaw in your stance can cancel out all of your efforts. […]

Kettlebell exercises: get a whole-body workout with the best kettlebell exercises for abs, legs, glutes and arms

The best kettlebells are highly nifty, slightly caveman (caveperson, sorry) weights designed to not only build strength through anaerobic activity, but also increase the user’s aerobic activity and therefore cardiovascular fitness. Some people are put off by the kettlebell’s unusual shape and prefer to stick to the humble dumbbell – and it’s true the two […]

Get a six pack the fast but not so easy way: this is THE hardest abs, biceps and core exercise

There is a saying: abs are made in the gym and revealed in the kitchen, and we couldn’t agree more. You can bend over backwards and do all the crunches in the gym to get a six pack, but until you eat right, all your abs will be tucked away nicely under that tyre you […]

Get fit in 15 minutes: The best exercise and nutrition to blitz bingo wings

WHAT TO DO To blitz bingo wings, try the high plank cross-body toe touch, says celebrity personal trainer Nadya Fairweather (u-shape.co.uk). Start as if you are about to do a press-up, with your hands flat on the mat, arms extended; but with your legs wider apart, balancing on your toes. Now extend one arm forward, […]

Parents can do better to keep their pot away from children

As legal cannabis use becomes increasingly common in the U.S., most parents say they keep their pot out of children’s reach, but fewer keep it locked away, a study in Colorado suggests. In annual surveys across the state, the proportion of households where parents and caregivers said they store cannabis at home rose to 11.2% […]