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Train Like An Athlete: What To Eat Before, During, After Exercise

Image: iStock<p>What you eat before and after you exercise makes a big difference in your performance and recovery, especially if you're an athlete. …

Nutrition

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Cooking

Italian Sausage and Pepper Burgers

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions and peppers and saute until the onions are translucent and the peppers are …

Cooking

Make This Tweak to Your Plank If You Really Want to Transform Your Abs

Planks are one of the best exercises you can do if you're looking to strengthen and sculpt your midsection. If you've already mastered the elbow plank and the side plank, try this variation to really fire up your abs. Here's how to do it:<p>Start face down on the floor resting on your forearms and …

Workouts

The 20 Best Bourbons For Under $30

Finding a great bourbon is easy these days. There’s been a huge boom in the industry since Don Draper reintroduced all of us to the Old Fashioned. Bourbon was suddenly transformed from ‘that bottle of rotgut your granddad keep under the sink’ to a coveted dark spirit that works for every occasion. …

Trader Joe's

10 Best Foods to Eat Before Your Workout

Getting ready for the gym starts with a good snack. Here’s what you should eat about 45 minutes pre-workout.<p><b>Strawberry Smoothie</b><p>Strawberries contain …

Nutrition

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

Italian Food

7 Easy Shrimp Pasta Recipes for Fast Dinners

1 of 7<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, and Chiles<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 7<p>Harissa Shrimp Fra …

Seafood

You'll Love Showing Off Your Sexy, Toned Arms After Doing These 40 Moves

Booty gains and a flat tummy are great and all, but don't forget about your arms! Strengthening your upper body will leave you feeling strong, confident, and sexy as hell. You don't need fancy equipment — many of these are bodyweight moves! Do them regularly and your right arm will be giving your …

Workouts

The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …

Seafood

How to Make a Knock-Your-Socks-Off Marinade

Learn how to master the basic building blocks of a successful marinade.<p>A fantastic grilled dish (like this one!) starts with a fantastic marinade—but …

BBQ

11 Instant Pot recipes we keep coming back to

Whether the Instant Pot is the kitchen helper you never knew you needed or the appliance that puzzles you, this electric countertop pressure cooker has become the talk of cooking blogs, Pinterest boards and entire Facebook communities.<p>We're not immune to the buzz. In fact, we're a part of it. …

Cooking

Jalapeño Poppers with Smoked Gouda

The moderate heat of jalapeños is a perfect counterbalance to this rich filling, a combination of cream cheese and smoked Gouda. The results are …

Amazing Apple Crisp Recipes To Make Any Season

And now we’re drooling.<p>Apple crisp recipes are some of the easiest desserts to make, but that doesn’t mean they lack any flavor. Apple crisps come in …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Simmer Your Way to Dinner This Summer With Our Seasonal Slow-Cooker Meals

For delicious, make-ahead, summertime meals, nothing beats a slow cooker. Our collection of easy mains are brimming with fresh ingredients that …

The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

The Complete Guide To Stir-Fry Cooking [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Once you know the basics of stir-frying, an endless variety of quick and healthy dishes will await you. These infographics from Cook …

Spinach & Artichoke Chicken Is the Lighter Dinner You Crave

Season the chicken breasts all over with the salt and pepper. Place the chicken in a single layer in a 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Slice the …

Reaching: The Underrated Key to Shoulder Health

<i>I’m heading out to Kansas City today for The Fitness Summit.</i><p><i>My boy, Shane McLean, was kind enough to send along this stellar article extolling the</i> …

17 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the perfect quick-fix meal: adaptable, easy, and full of fresh ingredients, you only need a few minutes and a wok to get this meal on the table for …

These Big-Batch Slow Cooker Recipes Make Great Leftovers

If you ask me, big-batch recipes are where the slow cooker does its best work. With little to no extra effort on your part, it rewards you with meals …

Smothered Chicken Breasts Recipe

"Topped with bacon, caramelized onions, and zippy shredded cheese, this recipe comes together in no time. Plus, it cooks in one skillet, so it's easy …

10 Easy Dinners to Make with a Costco Rotisserie Chicken

On your next trip to Costco, bring home a rotisserie chicken. It is the best $4.99 you will spend, and the secret to easy dinners that keep your food …

This Crispy-Skin Salmon Method Never Fails and Makes Me Feel Fancy AF

By Alex Delany<p>The best part? It works on pretty much any fish.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the crispy-skin salmon recipe that associate web editor Alex Delany just couldn't live without.</i><p>I rarely mistake my …

Sausage Pasta Recipe

"This is a super easy recipe to throw together and, with the addition of different vegetables, can make lots of variations."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound pasta<p>…

This 10-Minute Circuit Might Be the Hardest Cardio Workout You Ever Do

You can thank fitness all-star Felicia Romero for this plyo box burner.<p>What pops into your head when you hear the word "cardio"? Treadmills, bikes, …

Steak Dry Rub Recipe

"This dry rub is perfect for grilled steaks and will add amazing flavor to any cut of meat. Extra rub can be stored at room temperature for later …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

The Dynamic Warm-Up for Weight Lifting That Will Improve Your Performance

Don't skip over the five most important minutes of your workout.<p>When it comes to warming-up before a workout, cutting corners just won't cut it, …

Workouts