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New Spring 2021 YA Books For Your Towering TBR

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The weather is finally bringing with it some hope that spring (or, in the southern hemisphere, fall) is on the horizon, if it’s not here completely. With the new season comes a whole crop of exciting new spring 2021 YA books for your ever-growing TBR. As always, this list of new spring 2021 YA books will not be comprehensive, especially as book publication dates are still periodically shifting. With printing challenges due to paper sourcing and COVID-19, this might be the reality for a bit. Likewise, I’m curating this roundup early in 2021, prior to taking parental leave, so new books dropping...

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The decline bench press is similar to the flat bench press, except it involves lying on a decline bench that puts your butt higher than your head.

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To do the decline bench press, you’ll need a specialized decline bench that puts the back pad at about a 30-degree angle.  There’s no question that the decline bench press is an effective chest exercise. That said, it’s also controversial. Some people say that it’s much better than the flat bench press for building your lower chest muscles, which gives your chest a fuller, denser, more attractive look. Others claim that it’s no better than the flat bench press for building your chest, and is more likely to cause injuries.  Who’s right?  The truth is that the decline bench press...

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Building a great back is freaking hard.

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  The back is made up of a variety of small, stubborn muscles that often don’t feel like they’re doing much during your back workouts and take their sweet time to grow. Thus, it’s no wonder that so many people are interested in finding the best back exercises. Now for the good news: the best back exercises all have a few things in common, and if you do these exercises consistently, you will build a bigger, stronger back in just a few months’ time. Specifically, you want to focus on what are called compound back exercises.  These are kinds of...

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8 eco-friendly products to ween you off the single-use lifestyle

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One thing that has become abundantly clear to me over the last year is that everything you do has a ripple effect. When it comes to taking care of the planet, that's a good thing — if you stop purchasing paper towels, for example, that's one less tree that has to be cut down. As your new habits become routine, remember that what you're doing is making a difference, even if you can't see it right away. Everything adds up! If you're ready to say goodbye forever to traditional paper towels, plastic wrap, and facial tissues, you're in luck —...

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8 eco-friendly products to wean you off the single-use lifestyle

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One thing that has become abundantly clear to me over the last year is that everything you do has a ripple effect. When it comes to taking care of the planet, that's a good thing — if you stop purchasing paper towels, for example, that's one less tree that has to be cut down. As your new habits become routine, remember that what you're doing is making a difference, even if you can't see it right away. Everything adds up! If you're ready to say goodbye forever to traditional paper towels, plastic wrap, and facial tissues, you're in luck —...

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