Why Boxing is What’s Missing From Your Workout

Many people relate boxing to violence, and as a result, completely miss the fact that it is an amazing workout and doesn’t require you to have to fight someone.Boxing is one of the most intense workouts there is that can help you tone up, lose weight, and even build muscle.If you’ve ever seen boxers weigh-in,…

Solution to Evan Birnholz’s June 28 Post Magazine crossword, “Knight Vision”

Solution to Evan Birnholz’s June 28 Post Magazine crossword, “Knight Vision” - The Washington PostsearchmenumenuWashington Post LogoprofileprofilehomeshareShare on FacebookEmail this linkShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedIncommentWashington Post LogoclosecloseBioFollowarrow-rightcomment We noticed you’re blocking ads!Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker. Or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to real news you can…

Cooking eased my exile and became my homage to the lives of immigrants

‘Now you better behave and don’t cry!” was the warning from my mother, shot with a stern look to show she was deadly serious. We disembarked from the aircraft at Heathrow. It was a dark and dank day. Cold rain spat at us as we walked across the tarmac into the immigration hall. In the…

Hints From Heloise: The high cost of weddings

Today’s Sound Off is about the high cost of getting married:Dear Heloise: My daughter and her fiance came to us and wanted $30,000 for their wedding. They had also asked her future in-laws for the same amount. They said "no" and so did we.Why do young people today think they have to have huge, splashy…

Baby 2 Second Trimester Update

Now that I am a few weeks past the halfway point of pregnancy I thought I’d give an update. I had my first in-person doctor’s visit in 2 months at the end of May—the big 20-week ultrasound—and thankfully everything looked good. My tiny boy is measuring on track for a September due date, just like…

Clever reader tips for alternative uses for single-purpose kitchen tools

Since Voraciously launched, we’ve wanted it to be a two-way street. We share our stories, and readers share their thoughts. I expected nothing less a few weeks ago when I posted a piece sharing some great ideas from our team about what other things you can do with seemingly single-use kitchen tools.[How to turn single-purpose…

This spicy shrimp salad on a buttery toasted bun tastes like a day at...

Overview Ingredients StepsCold seafood salad at the seashore is one of my favorite summer traditions. While strolling the beach has been curtailed this season, I still satisfied my craving for one half of that hot-weather combo.Many styles of seafood salad exist, but I love to toss quick-cooking fish or shrimp in a bowl with something…

5 Better Alternatives to Amazon

My relationship with Amazon is confusing. For years it was my go-to for fast, reliable and cheap access to various life essentials when I was too lazy to go to the store to buy them. I’m certainly not alone in this sentiment. 82% of US households have an Amazon Prime membership + over 112 million…

Everything is cake, except fondant hate, which is very real

This week, images posted on social media plunged us into a world that could have been conjured up by the love child of Betty Crocker and the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who believed that modern society has become so saturated with copies and images and simulations that their original forms — that reality itself — have…

June Journal Prompts for Summer

Hello, June! We’re glad you’re here. June marks the official start of summer in my book. School’s out, the days are longer and the sun is shining (unless you’re in SF and suffering from June gloom – sorry friends!). For this month’s journal prompts we wanted to focus highlight the summer solstice and focus on…