Amanda Kelsey

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Cakey Fans Beware: These Brownies are Practically Fudge

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, is taking one-bowl brownies to new (excessively frosted) heights.</i><p>I've sampled a lot of brownies in my life. Personally, if I were to get philosophical about it, <b>I like a brownie that teeters on the edge of fudge-like.</b> It …

Ten must-read YA novels you've probably never heard of

Children and teenagers,Teen books,Books,Culture,Poetry (children and teens),Teen romance (childrens and teens),Historical fiction (children and teens)<p>Just like adult fiction, popular YA books such as The Hunger Games or Divergent are not representative of the sheer diversity of titles and authors …

Books

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

Stand Up Paddle Boarding – All You Need to Know

Stand up paddle boarding, also known as stand up paddle surfing or SUP is a relatively new water sport and is on the path of gaining popularity. As …

Kayaking

Standup Paddling Safety

SUP Safety Starts Here<p>River, ocean, lake, canal, pond; race, surf, tour, downwind. Where and how you can paddle a standup board is endless. And that …

Paddle Healthy: Finishing the Year Strong

Finishing the Year Strong<p>The holidays are a great time of year with friends and families getting together to share cheer. It's also the time of year …

Weather

Hearst Magazines

Escape from Alcatraz – with nothing but a wetsuit

Only one prisoner was known to have survived a swim from Alcatraz Island to the mainland: he was found the morning after, washed up to shore and hypothermic, then shipped immediately back to “the rock”. Three others – made famous by Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz – escaped on a makeshift …

Airbnb fraudster tricks another Telegraph reader

<b>Chloe Baker writes</b><br>At the end of March I booked an apartment for six in <b>Barcelona</b> after checking the reviews of the property and of the host on Airbnb. I clicked on the “contact host” link on the property’s website page and the owner responded by asking me to email over my address details directly so …

London might be getting a 300-metre slip ‘n’ slide this summer – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:30 pm, May 27, 2015 in Outdoor London<p>[Image credit: Luke Jerram]<p>There’s not a lot you can’t do in London – the fact that we’ve got …

5 Lean In 15 Diet Tips From Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks has been transforming bodies for years - hence his name, The Body Coach - so if there's any diet advice to listen to, it's his.<p>Famous for …

Nutrition

The Road to Kona

I'M BACK! What have you missed?<p>OK, wow, I have not done this for a long long time! Although many may not have missed my ramblings, I have to be …

No More Kona Lottery

How To Handle The 5 Most Common Weight Loss Mistakes

From green-juice cleanses to alkaline diets, there is no shortage of fad weight-loss schemes. But between all the banter, it can be tricky to figure …

8 Stretches You Must Do if You Run

Everyone who runs (even a little) needs to read this.<p>No matter how little you run, you probably don't do it to destroy your body. And yet lots of people who run skip stretching, the all-time best way to prevent injury, reduce muscle soreness, and help you run more efficiently.<p>Even if you only clock …

19 Books To Read If You Loved The "Harry Potter" Series

Maybe you'll never find a book better than Harry Potter, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy reading other novels about magic, friendship, and adventure.

What New Book Should You Read This Summer?

Beat the heat with a new book.

13 Free Apps That Are Better Than A Gym Membership

A personal trainer in your pocket.

7 Lessons You Need to Learn When Writing Your Book

Ever wanted to write a book? Do you have an unfinished opus about your expertise sitting on your laptop? How about the next Harry Potter or crime thriller?<p>When I was six, I wrote an elaborate children's story about a family of mice who vacation at Disneyworld. I detailed their quaint village, their …

Achilles Pain, Poor Glute Control Linked

Glutes in runners with Achilles pain fire later, for less time.<p>Over the last few years, sports medicine professionals examining injuries have increasingly looked at what they call the kinetic chain, or the body parts that work together during an athletic movement. (In layperson's terms, the hip …

The End Game

Piriformis syndrome is a frustrating condition that's literally a pain in the butt for runners. Here's how to prevent it.<p>​<p>​<p>Piriformis syndrome is a frustrating condition that's literally a pain in the butt for runners. This throbbing ache originates in the buttocks and often radiates down the legs …

Strong Vs. Skinny-Which is Better?

Lose ten pounds in three weeks! Tone your backside by Monday. Conquer belly fat once and for all. 250 swim suit styles, find the right one for your …

Getting Ready to Run: The Warm-Up

Page: 1Next »<p>The goal of a warm-up is to prepare the body for upcoming activity. This includes biomechanical, physiological and mental preparation. …

Best Swimming Workout: Burn Fat in the Pool

A pool might not be the first place you think of going when you're looking to shape up and slim down—but perhaps it should be. No other workout burns …

Swimming

5 interesting things I’ve learnt training to becoming a personal trainer

Last week I made it to the halfway point in my intensive personal training course at Fitness Industry Education and passed my tests as a gym …

You Totally Got This: 4 Easy Braids For Rookies

While some girls learn to braid hair by practicing on their dolls, others learn by practicing on their, um, horses. Like Audra Billingsley, who …