On August 21, 2017, we'll be treated to the first solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States since 1979. Today, we're taking you through what you need to know to prepare for this rare astronomical event, from the where and when to what you'll need to watch it safely.
Now that we officially know that Amazon Prime Day will happen on Tuesday July 11th this year, let's get down to the need-to-knows including when to shop. (Spoiler: It's now.)
July is turning into a deceptively great time to find bargains. The month starts out with Fourth of July sales, serves up Amazon's Prime Day and its copycats about a week later, and takes only a short breather before diving headlong into back-to-school sales.
When I began my Whole30 challenge, I knew I was going from a diet heavy on fast food and soda to one that was ultra-healthy but super restrictive. I had some bad habits to break. But I also understood that it was going to change my budget just as much as it would change my body. So I decided to track my food expenses and see if it was true that eating healthy was really more expensive.
Have you ever caught yourself openly weeping about much money you’ve spent on running, an activity you can literally do for free? Between race costs, training fees and expensive running shoes, the cost of getting sweaty on the sidewalk can really add up.
Yoga has a bit of a reputation. Because it’s a huge money-making industry, raking in $16 billion this year in the U.S. alone, yoga is often considered an exercise only for the elite. Many popular yoga brands advertise leggings and mats for $100 a pop, and let’s not even talk about how much you could spend on a yoga retreat — or the expensive veggie juice you seem to see every yogi clutching on her way to class.
Listen closely, and there's a chance you'll hear it: a stifled cough, a steady sniffle, a room-shaking sneeze. Yes, cold and flu season is in full force, and no matter where you spend your days, you're probably within close proximity of at least a few cold-ridden co-workers.
Back in the day, "activewear" meant an old T-shirt and a pair of Soffe gym shorts. Now, it's more common to see someone headed to the gym in a strappy bra framed by an open-back tank and a pair of matching leggings that are nicer than my nicest jeans.
Just when you thought you couldn't stand another second of election coverage, the 2016 Summer Olympics swooped in to save the day. With more than two straight weeks filled with superhuman feats of strength, endurance and athletic skill, the Olympics have been capturing the hearts, minds and TV sets of the world since they were first televised in 1936.