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The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350°F and spray an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray. Combine cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla in a food …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for chargrilled summer vegetables with a cumin and coriander dressing

In A Historical Dictionary Of Indian Food (Oxford University Press), by KT Achaya, there is no entry under salad. For such a rich and varied food culture, this feels like a mistake, but there’s a truth behind it: the quality of produce and water in India has always been variable, so it’s not …

Onions

Best Ever Chocolate Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease the 9x5 inch loaf pan and line it with the baking paper<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.<p>3<p>Done<p>In a bowl mix together flour and …

Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry-Lemon Compote

Makes 8 large<p>If you’re in a bit of a time crunch, these lemon-ricotta pancakes are remarkably light and delectable on their own. They would also be fantastic made with raspberries or huckleberries.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups fresh blueberries (about 1½ pounds), divided<p>¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon …

Baking

Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

This delicious cake is just popping with orange flavor! Dense and moist, this cake makes a very satisfying end to a good meal or goes wonderfully …

Dessert

Can’t Do Pull-Ups? Here’s Your Game Plan

There are two inconvenient truths about pull-ups. One, they’re a standard marker of fitness. Two, just performing a single pull-up is extremely …

Grilled Mushroom Skewers

Special equipment: 4 to 5 metal or wooden 12-inch skewers (soak the wooden skewers in water first for 20 minutes)<p>Preheat a charcoal or gas grill to …

pistachio cake

<b>Heat oven:</b> To 325 degrees F. Line the bottom and long sides of a loaf pan with a sling of parchment paper. Coat paper and exposed short sides of loaf …

The No-Knead, No-Fuss Recipe That Will Get You Baking Bread Every Week

This is it: the bread recipe so simple and good, it will get you baking bread every week—even if you’ve never made a loaf in your life. It’s the comforting, no-knead peasant bread that’s ready in as few as 2 hours, unlike other no-knead breads that are ready ... tomorrow.<p>It's the bread that, …

Run Faster With Less Training Time: New Research on 10-20-30 Method

There are many training concepts that runners use to improve their performance as well as their health. Runners often engage in long and frequent …

An expert explains why you should try a high intensity workout like the '7-minute workout'

Lots of people mean to work out regularly, but it's often all too easy to just not get around to it.<p>Sure, we know that exercise is basically the closest thing to a magic pill for our health that's out there, but — in a busy, busy world especially — where do you find the time?<p>Luckily for those of us …

Exercise

Cultured Butter

With the help of friendly bacteria, you can make rich, tangy homemade butter that’s a lot more interesting than the store-bought sticks. All it takes …

Baking

Tahini Blondies

• Calories 455.25<br>• Fat 20.51g<br>• Sat fat 5.54g<br>• Protein 8.22g<br>• Carbohydrate 63.25g<br>• Fiber 1.80g<br>• Sugar 41.75g<br>• Cholesterol 54.90mg<br>• Iron 5.14mg<br>• Sodium 339.85mg<br>• Calcium …

Claire Ptak’s pancake recipes for Dutch babies and American popovers

Batter is a wonderful thing. Baked, griddled or fried, it can be transformed into dramatically different forms. From crepes and pancakes to Yorkshire puddings and American popovers, the ingredients change very little, but the methods of cooking, and the order in which you incorporate the …

Baking

How to make the perfect lemon curd

A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to make), lemon curd is guaranteed to brighten up any breakfast or tea, as well as making a great filling for cakes. (You’re back on the cakes, right?) Formerly often known as …

Baking

The best glute exercises to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your glutes and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

You Can Already Do the Splits: How to Relax Into Stretch

<b>Every single thing your body has ever done it remembers perfectly, even if you don’t</b>. When I used to teach motorbike riding for the California …

A bright soup from an unexpected ingredient

Submit a good cook to a blind tasting of salad greens, and he or she can probably recognize the types by their flavor or crunch. But I bet those same cooks might not think those flavors are strong enough to translate into soup.<p>This recipe may be just the proving ground they need. It couldn’t be …

Food Preservation

Tip: Manipulate Carbs to Get Shredded

Here's how to manage your carbs to lose fat but keep the muscle gains coming.<p>The Engine That Burns Fatty Fuel<p>Muscle tissue is the engine which burns …

Pork and Fennel Meatballs with Garlic Sautéed Spinach (gluten-free)

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — December 1, 2015<p><i>These gluten-free, paleo-friendly pork and fennel meatballs will have you going back for seconds.</i> …

Whip up Some Homemade Butter in a Jar

It'll make whipped cream at first, but if you allow it to continue whipping, it'll turn into butter and buttermilk.<p>One quart of heavy cream will give …

Fantasy-Inspired Portraits of Strong Women in Seattle Woodlands

Enter Kindra Nikole's wild imagination in her dreamy photographs.<p>Inspired by creepy films, fantasy novels, and greats like Neil Gaiman, Hayao Miyazaki, Kurt Vonnegut, and Lewis Carroll, Seattle-based photographer Kindra Nikole takes empowering images of women imbued with Photoshop magic. She turns …

Art

7 Egg Recipes For Advanced Egg-perts

This will be the year you can cook perfectly poached eggs. It'll be the time you finally bake up a billowing soufflé and possibly whip up a fluffy batch of egg clouds. Yes, all of these egg recipes are for the advanced cook who needs a challenge in the breakfast department.

The Guardian view on democracy: an uncertain year

For the ancient Greeks, politics was way of life. We could learn from them<p>In the annals of modern democracy, 2016 has been pretty eventful. For some in Britain and the US, it has been a great year: in this version of events the will of the people, in the form of votes for Brexit and Donald Trump, …

Political Science

5 Drills to Help You Achieve Your First Pull Up

<b>One of the key things we’re working on with clients right now is their pulling strength.</b> There are a few reasons for this. Firstly, it’s because pull …

How to make clementine and pistachio mince pies - delicious. magazine

<b>You will need</b><p>Clementine and pistachio mince pies recipe<br>• Shallow fairy cake tins<br>• 8cm fluted pastry cutter<p><i>Hands-on time 30 min, oven time 25 min, plus</i> …

Slice-and-Bake Pistachio Butter Cookies

These slice-and-bake pistachio cookies are buttery, but not too sweet, and have a firm texture like shortbread. The chopped pistachios around the …

Food