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The best free at-home workouts of 2021

Staying or getting fit at-home doesn't have to require paying for effective programming.These five free fitness apps offer a sweat for every fitness ability, mobility level, and time constraint.  Our top pick, the Nike Training App, offers the highest quality routines with the most variety of intensity levels, time requirements, and workout types.Also check out the best workout apps that are worth paying for and the best workout apps for beginners in 2021.It's both the start of a new year and kn...
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I took an online class on MasterClass taught by one of the top chefs in the world, and it actually helped me enjoy cooking during the pandemic

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. I like  because it's easy to follow, doesn't require special ingredients or equipment, and the meals I made wowed my family.Though MasterClass can be somewhat pricey (a subscription is currently $180 billed annually or $15 a month), subscribers get access to all its courses across a broad range of disciplines.Read more: The best MasterClass cooking coursesSign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for...
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79 gift ideas for everyone on your list - all under $100

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hollis Johnson/Crystal Cox/Alyssa Powell/Business Insider With a $100 budget, you can buy anything from a smart speaker to a . These 70+ gift ideas cover a wide range of interests and needs, so you can find something unique and thoughtful for your loved ones. If your budget changes, here are our guides to gifts under $25 and gifts under $50. Or If you don't have a budget at all, we have a gift gui...
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17 pairs of workout leggings we swear by for every activity from yoga to distance running

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Of the seemingly endless number of workout legging options out there, there are 17 pairs that rise above the rest for the Insider Reviews team. We've found from experience that these leggings, which range from affordable $30 pairs to splurge-worthy $100+ pairs, are great for running, yoga, HIIT, weight training, and other physical activities.Below, we break down our p...
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The best deals on Nintendo Switch consoles, games, and accessories right now - including $18 off 'Super Mario Maker 2'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Nintendo Switch debuted in March 2017, while the smaller Switch Lite was released in September 2019. Nintendo Both the original Nintendo Switch and the Switch Lite have been hard to find online as they continue to explode in popularity, but we've been keeping an eye on the best deals for Switch consoles, games, and accessories.We'll update this list regularly with the top Nintendo Switch deals a...
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24 thoughtful corporate gifts your coworkers and employees will use all the time

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Give back to the hardworking employees who keep your business running with these 24 corporate gifts. They're both thoughtful and useful, and unlike many corporate gifts, they don't look cheap. Some of them can be customized with your company's colors and logo, or a personal touch like a monogram.Find more gift ideas for everyone in your life here. Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buy...
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19 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Plenty of women on the Insider Reviews team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading rave reviews from teammates. Rent the Runway As a team of product reviewers, we collectively try a lot of new products. That means we can typically count on our teammates to have the best recommendations at the ready when we need to buy something new - whether it be a small impulse buy or a much more serious purchas...
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The best AirPods and AirPods Pro deals you can get right now - including $30 off the AirPods Pro

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Crystal Cox/Alyssa Powell/Business Insider If you're in the Apple ecosystem, especially with an iPhone, Apple's AirPods are among your best options for wireless earbuds. They automatically pair with your Apple devices the moment you open the case nearby, and you can use your Apple devices to help you pinpoint a misplaced AirPod.Though the holidays (specifically Black Friday and Cyber Monday) are ...
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This book on narcissistic parents that's popular on social media is actually helping readers set stronger boundaries with family members

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
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The 8 best winter boots for men

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We considered insulation, tread pattern, lacing systems, and more to find the best winter boots for men.The Columbia Bugaboot Plus IV Omni Cold-Weather Boots are our top pick, thanks to the comfort, support, and amazing insulation properties of these boots.If you're looking for women's sizing, check out our guide to the best winter boots for women.Boots have to provide two qualities to be suitable for use during the winter: insulation and water-resistance. If y...
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This snuffle mat mimics grass so dogs can hunt for treats and kibble - I use it to tire out my dogs on rainy days inside

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Paw5 Wooly Snuffle Mat is a feeding mat that stimulates dogs' natural foraging instincts. Paw5 Calming products like "foraging mats" have been a trend for the past few years, and one of the reasons is that they combat behavior issues in our dogs.My dogs use the Paw5 Wooly Snuffle Mat to hunt for treats, especially on days when they need to burn off extra energy.I set up snuffle mat games for...
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5 soft skills LinkedIn says will get you hired in 2021 - and the online courses to help you develop them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The job market is always shifting, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, adaptability, and creativity translate to every career.LinkedIn used billions of data points from its 660+ million members to determine which hard and soft skills matter most to employers in 2020, and which ones are helping LinkedIn members get hired at the highest rates. Read about the to...
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Plant delivery startup The Sill makes it easy to learn about which plants are right for your home - here's how it works

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. is an online company that sells a wide variety of affordable indoor houseplants and delivers them to aspiring green thumbs in the continental US. I first ordered a few plants from the informative, user-friendly site last March and loved the experience.The plants arrived safely and weren't difficult to take care of, which is why I've used The Sill many more times to buy green gifts for my mom and boyfrien...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Gardening, Home Decor, US, Trends, Plants, Delivery, Sill, Home And Garden, Connie Chen, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, Home (Reviews, IP Reviews, Calathea Pinstripe Philodendron Silver


Breville's Barista Express is the best all-in-one, semi-automatic espresso machine you'll find for the price - here's everything you need to know

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider For an all-in-one espresso machine package with a burr grinder and frother, it's hard to beat the Breville Barista Express. Breville has newer and more expensive machines, but this one is still our favorite, and at around $700, it's a solid value.Sturdy, sleek, and powerful, the Barista Express holds your hand while helping you pull a shot of espresso like a pro. If ...
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The best online deals and sales happening now including 30% off from The North Face

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with savings at The North Face, M.Gemi, and more. Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out Business Insider Coupons. The best deals available right now Thermapen Mk...
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How to watch 'Cobra Kai' on Netflix - season 3 is now available to stream

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. YouTube The third season of "Cobra Kai" is now available to stream on Netflix.The series picks up three decades after the events of "The Karate Kid" movie series, and features the return of franchise stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka.A Netflix Basic subscription costs $8.99 a month, while the Standard plan costs $13.99 per month, and the Premium plan costs $17.99 per month.See also: How to watc...
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I tried storing my food with Bee's Wrap and now I want to wrap everything in beeswax

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. I found Bee's Wrap especially useful for storing cut produce. Bee's Wrap Plastic wrap safely seals food so you can save it for later, but like all single-use plastics, it's bad for the environment.Bee's Wrap is an eco-friendly alternative that's made from organic cotton coated in bee's wax, jojoba oil, and tree resin.It's compostable and biodegradable, so when you can't reuse it anymore, it'...
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13 cheap online courses that can help you land your next job, from writing cover letters to interviewing better

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Applying to jobs can feel like a tedious process. You can rework your cover letter and shoot an application out into the ether online without knowing much else. Just like any other skill, you can get better at applying to - and getting offers from - the right jobs.Cheap online classes can give you instant access to the expertise, expert advice, and feedback...
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12 unique Airbnb escapes in New York's Hudson Valley

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As the pandemic continues, many New Yorkers are seeking a weekend getaway to enjoy nature and escape the city.Airbnb private vacation rentals are ideal for such a trip because they remove interactions with other guests and hotel staff.We found top-rated cabins, cottages, and barns, and highlighted current COVID-19 policies for each.Our picks are found in places like Beacon, Hudson, and Rhine...
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The best deals and sales happening on Amazon right now⁠⁠ - including an Amazon Echo Dot with Amazon Music Unlimited, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon regularly changes prices on its products. We'll update this list regularly with the new discounts as they crop up.Highlights include discounts on the Logitech G305 Lightspeed, Cuisinart 12-Piece Knife Set, and more.If you're not one already, you can sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Prime membership trial to get Prime shipping along with many other perks when sh...
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Today's best online deals: Amazon Music Unlimited and Echo Dot, Nintendo Switch controller, Perfect Fitness pull-up bar, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Every day, we round up the 5 best deals and bargains available on tech, home goods, fashion, and more. We've sorted this list with the best deals first. The prices and discounts are accurate at the time of publication but are subject to change without warning. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out the best online deals and sales happening now and Business Insider Coupons....
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Instructional design helps you create classes, trainings, and apps that people actually learn from. Here are online classes you can take to get better at it.

Drazen_/Getty Images When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Instructional design is a growing field that blends teaching with design to make learning more engaging and fun.It can be applied to many jobs, from teaching to developing corporate trainings, online classes, or educational videos.Below are 10 online courses, certificate programs, and free blogs to help you learn about instructional design and apply it to your career.Read more: 10...
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Naked Wines is like Shark Tank for small winemakers - I tried a suspiciously generous $100-off voucher and was surprised by the quality of the wines

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Nakedwines.com/Facebook I discovered Nakedwines.com thanks to a $100-off voucher and was impressed by the quality of "easy drinking" wines, the 100% satisfaction guarantee, and the interesting way the company supports small winemakers.Nakedwines.com is kind of like a "Shark Tank" for the wine industry where winemakers propose a wine, and once it gets approved, they get an advance to make it and sel...
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As a shoe collector, I swear by these $10 foam inserts to prevent my sneakers from creasing

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. @forcefieldfresh on Instagram I collect sneakers, and for the last 10 years, I've been using ForceFields to prevent my pairs from creasing while I wear them.ForceFields' foam inserts go in the toe box of your shoe. They stay in place and they're so comfortable that you won't even notice them.They're available in sizes small, medium, and large to accommodate most shoe sizes. Some sneaker collecto...
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I tested furniture from Amazon's private-label brands - and the quality is surprisingly comparable to my higher-end furniture

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Rivet's mid-century modern furniture is composed, elegant, and affordable. Amazon Amazon has two private-label furniture brands, Rivet and Stone & Beam.Rivet's look is more mid-century modern, while Stone & Beam's is more farmhouse chic - but both are relatively affordable compared to the big-name competitors. I tested out some of the furniture in my apartment to see if the quality was comparabl...
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Amazon Prime members have access to tons of cheap online classes on Prime Video. Courses are taught by experts across endless topics, from history to singing, and cost as little as $2.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon has video courses that span topics from cooking and singing to history and mathematics. They're designed by The Great Courses, and most are available to rent or buy, either by individual episode or season.You can also subscribe to The Great Courses Signature Collection subscription, which is $8 a month.Read more: MasterClass is having a huge 2-for-1 holiday sale right now - here's wha...
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This air fryer is one of my favorites after testing more than a dozen of them - but its smart features aren't as useful as they could be

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Cosori Smart WiFi air fryer connects with an app. Amazon A high-quality air fryer browns its contents quickly using minimal oil, keeps you out of harm's way with helpful safety features, and has a large capacity without taking up too much room.The Cosori Smart WiFi Air Fryer is dishwasher safe, cooks quickly, and is Wi-Fi-connected for convenience though I didn't find this feature as useful as i...
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10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and resources to learn Hindi, the world's third most popular language

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Hindi is the third most spoken language in the world, and it's helpful to know whether you want to travel to India in the future or apply your Hindi knowledge to your career aspirations.Below are 10 affordable online courses, apps, and videos to learn Hindi on your own.Read more: 10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and books to learn Russian, from Duolingo to Rosetta StoneSign up for Insider Reviews...
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The best deals and sales happening on Amazon right now⁠⁠ - including a Cubii Pro elliptical machine, Cuisinart knives, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon regularly changes prices on its products. We'll update this list regularly with the new discounts as they crop up.Highlights include discounts on the Logitech G305 Lightspeed, Cuisinart 12-Piece Knife Set, and more.If you're not one already, you can sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Prime membership trial to get Prime shipping along with many other perks when sh...
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The best online deals and sales happening now at REI, Everlane, M.Gemi, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with savings at REI, M.Gemi, and more. Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out Business Insider Coupons. The best deals available right now Pro Seated Under Desk E...
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