If your cat goes gaga over the green stuff, help a little go a long way with these tips. Learn how to seed, store, and serve safely with five handy reminders for every step of the way.
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Lea Michele is one of Hollywood’s hottest celebrities right now, and it’s clear from her high-energy performances and TV-ready figure that she’s not slacking on her fitness routine. We looked into it and discovered her get-fit secret: it’s the Nike Training Club. NTC is an app that you can download on your iPhone®, iPod Touch®, or iPad® and offers over 70 workout routines designed to hit target fitness goals. It tracks your workouts and the time you’ve clocked. So when you reach certain levels, the app reveals rewards like celebrity and professional trainer workouts and post-workout smoothie recipes. Once you put in 1,000 minutes, you’ll unlock Lea’s personal 15-minute workout routine; the same one that keeps her in amazing shape and super energized.
Just download NTC, choose your goals and skill level, and get started. To get you even more psyched, you can enter for the chance to win some awesome Nike gear (including the amazing Nike Legend pants) that's guaranteed to enhance your Nike Training Club workout. Just do a workout on the Nike Training Club, and tell us about your favorite Get Focused workout from the NTC app below.
I have few words for this "choice" so I'll let you come to your own conclusions — I'd love to see the arms of the brave soul who painted these pussycat nails!
We've all got someone (or two or three . . .) on our gift list who rocks to their own special beat. So this holiday season, treat them to something spectacular that's easy on the eyes, music to their ears, and perfectly in tune with their personal sense of style.
Not only do Beats Solo HD headphones deliver the superior sound Beats by Dr. Dre products are famous for, but they also look as good as they sound — drenched in colors that are red like a heart, teal like Miami, white like snow, and lots more.
The royal madness isn't over yet! There's another new member of the royal family, and she may give Kate Middleton a run for her money. Yesterday, the Duchess of Cornwall adopted a rescue puppy named Beth from the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London, and we can see why: how could anyone resist that face? Beth is about 4 months old, and was left at the Battersea shelter last month. We're so happy that this rescued pup will now be living the good life!
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One big problem when spotting a dog off leash is trying to decide if the pup is welcoming or wary! While I'd never recommend simply approaching all animals you spy as if they are friendly and disease-free, it's better to be safe than sorry and know how to react. Just like advice goes in the wild, running away is not a good option!
Citizen Canine is a great resource for advice on approaching a dog safely — Don't set yourself up as a moving target and brush up on these three tips that were news to me:
Nike Women and Nike master trainer Marie Purvis teamed up to develop one of our favorite new fitness products. It’s the Nike Training Club, and it has changed the way women are hitting the gym. NTC is an app that can be downloaded on your iPhone®, iPod Touch®, or iPad® and offers countless goal-oriented workouts with step-by-step guides and how-to tutorials, so you’re guaranteed to maximize your time. Whether you want to lose weight, tone up, or just feel better in your jeans, it’s designed for you to make yourself whatever you want to be. One of our favorite NTC workouts is the 15-minute Get Focused Ab Burner, targeting just your abdominal muscles. Try combining this routine with 30 minutes of cardio for a full-body workout.
Feeling motivated? Start by downloading the app and doing a workout. You can even upload your workout directly from your phone to Facebook. Tell us what your favorite drill is in the Arm Definer Get Focused workout in the NTC app for a chance to win awesome Nike workout gear, including a Nike Victory Series bra (designed to give you the support you need while you’re hard at work at the gym).
When you're not looking, even the most feuding of furballs can be caught snuggling with each other. And some of the unlikeliest pets — big and small, cats and dogs — can end up pals. I've rounded up my fave BFFs (best furry friends), so take a look!
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I know, first doggie blood donors and now acupuncture?! As it turns out veterinary acupuncturists are growing in popularity as they can work to cure a variety of ailments or diseases and relieve inflammation and stress for furry friends. Since some incorporate other treatments such as chiropractic and massage therapy, it could be considered an