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Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

Online Education

Kettlebell Windmill for Increased Mobility and Core Stability

Most people love training with kettlebells because of the unique blend of strength, power, endurance, flexibility, and mobility that can be developed …

The humblest paella beloved by chefs

Ferran Adria, of El Bulli fame, and Joel Robuchon, the most Michelin-starred chef in the world, have both declared this paella the best they have ever eaten.<p>Josefa Navarro was hunched over a large stove in the long, narrow kitchen of her restaurant, Paco Gandia, stirring a murky broth of rabbit and …

Hospitality

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

Automotive Industry

This Algorithm Explains How to Make Perfect French Fries Every Time

Whether you want to make steak fries, shoestring fries, or classic French fries, this algorithm guides you every step of the way so they turn out …

Food

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

Better Alignment in 9 Moves

The fitness industry is flooded with programs that move the body at quick velocities aiming to burn calories and to help people aesthetically look better. While this might seem great at face value, we must not forget about the other important factors such as stretching (check out the foam rolling …

The Best Back Workout in Under 10 Minutes

Sure, ideally you’d have 45 minutes to an hour to spend building the muscles in your back including your deltoids, traps, lats, and rhomboids. But …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Workouts

3 Feel-Good Yoga Poses For Your Arms, Abs, And Legs

<i>This article originally appeared in the April 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>SELF Fitness Crush: Heather Lilleston<p><b>Who She Is:</b> Strong, bendy (and beautiful!), …

Complete Beginner's Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Squats are one of the most beneficial full-body exercises out there. If you’ve never done a squat before or never achieved the results that you …

This Mix Of The 16 Greatest Hip-Hop Albums Of All Time Is 21 Minutes of Heaven (Audio)

Last September, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: what is the …

Yoga To Relieve Pain In Between The Shoulder Blades - Monthly Yoga with Abi

Do you suffer from pain in between your shoulder blades and tightness in your upper back, neck and shoulders? Hours on the bike with your arms …

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

Choosing Tomato Varieties: The ABCs of Hybrid, Heirloom and Open-Pollinated

There are always more decisions for the tomato enthusiast. This blog will help to untangle the confusion around often-misused terms and lead to more …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

Muscle Building Foods - List of Post & Pre Workout Foods That Help in Bodybuilding

Nutrition plays a major role in muscle building. You should maintain a good diet regime for increasing your muscle mass with ease. Muscle building …

7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

By Reader Request: Recipes from Barrel & Ashes, Vine Street Café, and Volt Family Meal

Cornmeal hoecakes, pastrami ribs, and baked vanilla bourbon applesauce are the restaurant recipes our readers want to cook at home this month.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live …

Cooking

8 at-home workouts under 10 minutes to help you lose weight and build muscle

Most of us have the option of going to the gym at two points in the day: before work, or after work. Both of these timeframes are peak hours, which …

20 Numbers Every Weightlifter Should Know

Our daily lives are cluttered with numerals—speed limits, bank codes, gas prices, birthdays, parole numbers, etc. But for people who exercise …

Muscle Recovery Cheat Sheet

You plan every workout, agonizing over exercises, intensity, and rest period length. If you are really meticulous, you also periodize your workouts …

Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practicing these …

Military

The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

How to Chisel the Sexiest Muscle on the Male Physique

A shredded serratus—the muscle group that runs from your pec to your shoulder blade—screams fit. Here are the 6 best exercises to define it<p>The serratus anterior muscle may be the sexiest muscle on the male physique. This is the muscle group on the side of your rib cage that resembles shark gills …

Extreme Sports

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

How To Build Muscle Fast: 54 Amazing Tips That Will Change Your Life

In the sea of fitness information out there, it’s easy to get lost in a whirlwind of crap. Trendy advice circuits the industry faster than viral …