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The 20-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Get a Dancer’s Body

Exercise 1 Traveling Plank with Walkout<p>Start with forearms on the floor, elbows directly under your shoulders, and legs extended behind you <b>(A)</b>. Step one hand backward so it's under your shoulder; do the same with your other hand, straightening your arms to press up into a pushup position <b>(B)</b>. Walk …

German Fried Egg Cake (Spiegeleierkuchen)

I considered making a prank recipe for April Fool's Day, but honestly, I'm just the worst when it comes to practical jokes. They never work out for …

Why Weights Are Better Than Cardio for Fat Loss

Have you heard that one joke where some fitness professionals insist that running makes you fat?<p>In a world where diets sell you on the idea of eating …

10 Cardio Exercises That Will Burn More Calories Than Running | Men's Health

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running<p>You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat<p>Thinkstock<p>We’re huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a …

What to Wear to Work When You Have Nothing to Wear

i.e. every day.<p>A closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear? Yeah, we've been there before. It's a paradox that, as women, we know all too well—especially when it comes to getting ready for work. This week we're helping you out with some tried-and-true office outfits that are anything but basic.

Clothing

The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

While most of us know that we should at least slap some SPF on our skin before heading out into the day, fewer of us are keyed into the idea that other airborne nanoparticles—like smog, cigarette smoke, soot, pollen, water droplets, and pollutants—contribute to aging skin. Research has shown that …

13 Easy Egg Recipes for Busy Mornings

Are you an egg lover? Eggs are a nutrient-dense, complete protein that are a great addition to any morning meal. Check out the 5 reasons why we love …

Nutrition

11 Chicken Slow-Cooker Recipes

These tasty, low-maintenance dinners turn potentially boring poultry into juicy, fresh-tasting meals you'll make again and again.<p>The Chicken Soup …

21 Five-Ingredient Crock Pot Recipes

Using a slow cooker isn't as much of a short cut when the recipe calls for sixteen ingredients you don't have.

6 intense fitness drills you can do in your hotel room

But according to internet fitness sensation Kayla Itsines, this is not a good enough excuse.<p>"All you need is between 14-28 minutes and the space of your own body to break a sweat, get your blood pumping and, ultimately, provide your body with multiple short- and long-term health benefits," she says.<p>…

Fitness

Best Ways to Cook Your Veggies for the Most Nutrition - One Green Planet

A lot of us are looking to get the most “bang for our buck” when it comes to nutrition and cooking our food. Afterall, we’re not spending our money …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt and Hips

<b>Alteration: Hands-Up Bridge</b><br>Get in the basic bridge position, but this time do the move with your hands directly in the air; it forces you to engage your abs and glutes more.<p><b>Alteration: Unilateral Bridge</b><br>Go back to the basic bridge position, but this time raise one knee to your chest or extend it all …

How to Be a Pro at Small Apartment Decorating

For many people, small apartment living is an interesting, dreamy concept. For others, it’s reality. Living in a small space has its advantages and …

24 Healthy And Delicious Things You Can Make In A Slow Cooker

All the deliciousness without all of the work.

Cooking

5 Cooking Techniques You Should Know By Now

Cooking

27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

What Nutritionists Eat When They Only Have 5 Minutes to Prep a Meal

Hear that? It's the sound of all your healthy-eating excuses going out the window.<p>When you're coming home from work and are feeling worn out, taking even half an hour to make a healthy dinner can feel out of the question. Good news: If you've got five minutes, you can mix up something wholesome and …

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Exercise 1 Pushup Row<p><i>"This combo hits your entire upper body and core like no other move."</i><p>Start in a plank position with your hands resting on a pair of dumbbells directly under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from head to heels <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core tight, bend your elbows to …

The Psychology of Wine Labels

After multiple opportunities to do field research this holiday season, I’ve come to the conclusion most of us choose wine based on brand, rather than taste.<p>Sure, many people have an oenophile friend who knows that a bottle of 1787 Chateau Lafite with the initials Th.J. etched on it sold for more …

Wine

8 recovery foods that won't undo your workout

1. Lean meat<p>Although our bodies produce non-essential amino acids, we also need essential amino acids, ones that are not made in the body and must be …

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

But there's hope, and it may come in the form of a simple exercise tool: the foam roller. A foam roller is an inexpensive length of, typically, closed cell foam that’s six to nine inches in diameter and anywhere from a foot to four feet long. You guide your body over the roller back and forth, …

Pain

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Photo Gallery of Small Kitchen Designs Ideas Pictures

0<p>507<p>15<p>Small Kitchen Ideas<p>DIY home renovators working with a small kitchen layout have a unique set of design challenges. It can be difficult to …

Kitchens

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds<p>Fall is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a big bowl of soup. Beside being the perfect chilly-weather meal, studies have shown that people who eat soup frequently have smaller waists, weigh less, and consume less fat and calories than …

The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Exercise 1 Jumping Jack<p>Stand with your feet a few inches apart and your arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>, then raise your arms out to the sides and over your head as you jump your feet out so they are slightly more than shoulder-width apart <b>(b)</b>. Quickly reverse the movement without pausing. That's one …

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

Acquainted

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

While weight training was the determining factor when it came to lower waist circumference, lead author Rania Mekary, Ph.D., said in a news release that weight training and cardio is the best anti-pooch combo. “Engaging in resistance training or, ideally, combining it with aerobic exercise, could …