Alex Jelinek

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Nana’s Banana Bread Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Sift together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Mash bananas with lemon juice in a small bowl. (You want …

You're 5 No-Equipment Moves (and 5 Minutes) Away From Tighter, Sculpted Abs

Get ready to sculpt your body! Burn Pilates founder Lisa Corsello created this exclusive five-move, five-minute, no-equipment ab workout you can do anywhere.<p>Lie on the floor and roll slightly to your right side, placing your right arm on the mat and your left arm near your ear. Bend your left …

9 Speedy Suppers For The Hangry Family

On those crazy weeknights when your “starving” family is about to snap, you need to whip up a satisfying meal — stat! From Southwestern sliders to cashew chicken, these quick dinners are guaranteed to return your hangry family to its normally happy disposition.<p>1. Southwestern Sliders<p>These …

This 30-Minute Treadmill Workout Was Designed to Blast Away Belly Fat

If you've been feeling bored or disinterested in your cardio workouts lately, we've got just the remedy for you. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach and Equinox run coach, designed a 30-minute treadmill session for POPSUGAR that will have you sweating buckets in no time. This is an …

Easy Crock Pot Beef and Mushroom Stew

There's nothing quite like a warm and comforting stew to come home to after a day of work or play. A hearty stew is especially welcome on a cold …

Cooking

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Biomechanics

Okanagan Valley: Exploring inland British Columbia

SOME PEOPLE head to BC to ski and party in Whistler, or to have a 9% quadruple-hopped IPA and stroll around Stanley Park in Vancouver. Not as many …

Western Canada

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

New Ways to Hit Every Muscle In Your Body<p>Ask any training expert how to get big and strong and he'll tell you about progression and consistency. But …

The Absurd Acrobatics of a Space Shuttle Landing

Although NASA's space shuttle is five years retired, it doesn't make its engineering or flying skills any less impressive.<p>Today NASA's space shuttles only collect dust in museums across the U.S., but in their prime they were the man-made behemoths of space. But perhaps as impressive as their …