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The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

Fat-Burning Tread Tabata Workout for the Bold and Fit

HIIT every muscle and get in sick shape (fast!) with this calorie-torching, treadmill-meets-toning Tabata workout for your most effective sweat …

New Baker: Rhubarb squares with orange-flower water, almonds and mint

Tart rhubarb, fragrant mint and scented orange flower water bring subtle flavours to this tender tray bake<p><i>Serves nine</i><p>250g (9oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing<br>300g (10½oz) caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp<br>3 large eggs<br>150ml (5fl oz) Greek yogurt<br>1 tsp orange-flower water<br>¼ tsp almond extract<br>270g …

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Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

Fruit-Filled Pecan Thumbprint Cookies - Chef in Training

Are your Christmas plates planned out and ready to go? Mine will be going out next week :) I have another good cookie idea to share with you today, …

31 Delicious Things To Bake This Holiday Season

Think of it as a holiday bake-it list.

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

The No-Fail Fat-Loss Plan

Combine the best cardio and strength workouts to shed even the peskiest pounds in 6 weeks<p>Take out your calendar and star the date six weeks from …

Best Holiday Cookies

November 29, 2014<p>One of my favorite things about the holiday season is baking cookies. Well, more cookies than normal. After all, it’s the season for …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas And Recipes To Promote Weight Loss

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long<p>Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

Lunch for a Month: 31 Grab-and-Go Meals Under 400 Calories

Bust your PB&J or salad rut with these delicious, easy recipes that will make you look forward to your midday meal<p>1/2 cup white beans tossed with 1 …

6 Standing Abs Exercises for a Six-Pack

Get up off the floor and work your core more with this standing abs workout<p>Standing abs exercises offer plenty of bonus benefits—you'll engage more …

Lose Fat Fast: HIIT Bodyweight Workout

Use this high-intensity plan to crush more calories in less time<p>Want to slim down and tone up for your two-piece? All you need is your body and this …

The 20-Minute Weight-Loss Workout

Get fitter, faster with this 2-in-1 cardio sculpting plan<p>1. Plié Punch<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Holding a pair dumbbells at hips with elbows behind body, stand with heels …

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.

10 New Core Exercises to Tighten Your Tummy

Let's face it: Standard abs exercises like sit-ups and crunches are a little archaic and extremely mundane. To help keep you motivated and ready to …

6 Butt Exercises That Work Wonders

This targeted circuit builds strong glutes to give the appearance of a lifted, sculpted butt.<p>The wait is finally over. Spring is here, and before you …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

The 5 Phases of How to Quit Sugar for Good

<b>PHASE 2: Quit Sugary Junk Foods</b><br>Cakes, cookies, candy bars—give 'em the heave-ho. Also press pause on secretly sugary fare such as granola bars. When you can, opt for fresh food over processed snacks—nearly 80 percent of the latter contains loads of added sugar. First, ID the foods you have the …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

15 Decadent Brownie Recipes

I pretty much love all brownies and there’s something about Fall that gets me in the mood to bake brownies like it’s my j-o-b. Wait, baking brownies …

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key lime pie is a fantastic summertime dessert. It’s cool, creamy filling and bright sweet-tart lime flavor is refreshing even on the hottest day. …

Maple Bacon Magic Bars

Magic bars are an easy-to-make bar cookie recipe that use some of my favorite main ingredients: chocolate, nuts and coconut. They’re also very easy …

Banana Split Brownies

Banana splits are ice cream sundaes built on a banana boat, made up of a ripe banana that is split straight down the center. Typically, three scoops …

Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

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Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in half (backward) is a quick way to stand out as a badass.<p>But crowded classes and at-home …

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Chocolate Torte with Hazelnut Praline

Back in April, Mum asked for three things for her birthday tea: chocolate cake, praline and ice cream. A coeliac friend was coming to the tea so it …