This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.
One of the best known uses for ginger is in gingerbread man cookies. But there are many other ways to use ginger, which imparts a piquant, stimulating flavor to dishes from baked goods to curries to salads.
If you're traveling off the beaten path and won't have access to safe drinking water, you'll need to bring along a portable disinfecting device. Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the three main types.