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FitBallet Was The Hardest Workout I Have Ever Done

When you're definitively, openly, even proudly <i>not</i> a fitness person, but your job sometimes allows you to take ridiculously fancy workout classes to either write about or simply sit back and laugh at, you get used to being the worst in the group. I've flailed in the back of 305 Fitness, gleefully …

17 Things You Should Know Before Trying To Get A Bigger Butt

Everything you need to know about enlarging that wagon you're draggin'.<p><i>Not everyone wants to change the appearance of their butt. And that's OK! But for those who do it can be tough to know exactly how to go about it and how your diet, training, and lifestyle can support or inhibit your goals. To</i> …

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It should be Guacamole Day every day.<p>It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York …

This cool tool lets you find out which 'secret' hotel you're booking at a discount

The great thing about last minute hotel booking sites and discount platforms like Lastminute, Hotwire and Expedia is that you can get rock-bottom prices for hotels with good reputations. The only problem is that you have to leave the booking somewhat to fate — great deals often require that you …

Traditional New York cheesecake recipe - perfect for all the family

Who doesn't love a slice of New York cheesecake? Served with no fruit, chocolate or caramel, this smooth-tasting cake is loved by New Yorkers and dessert-lovers all over the world.<p>German Arnold Reuben is credited with coming up with the dish in the 1920s - although there are reports of cakes made …

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4 Ways My Family Stays on Budget While Traveling

My husband and I love to travel. After years of scrimping, saving, and paying off debt, we reached a point in our family life where we could swing …

32 Veggie Meals That Will Make You Forget Meat Exists

There’s no doubt about it: Being a vegetarian is easier than ever. Walk in nearly any restaurant or grocery store these days, and you’ll see an expanding selection of meat-free options that appeal to meat-eaters and herbivores alike. And not only can it be healthier to eat less meat in your diet, …

How to get the best seats without paying more: Experts reveal tricks of the trade from scoring cheap tickets to having a whole row to yourself

• <b>Flights are cheapest to buy 53 days before departure day</b>• <b><br>Book the aisle and window seat, as a couple, as the middle seat sells last</b>• <b><br>Most people prefer</b> …

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6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking."<p>That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to avoid.<p>There are …

Why lifting weights is better than cardio if you're trying to lose fat

Weightlifting is totally better for fat loss than cardio, because broscience.<p>In this case I’m going to agree with the bros; even though <b>I’m a Boston Marathon qualifier</b>, there is a compelling argument why lifting weights is the best way to burn fat.<p>Hang on; it’s complicated.<p><b>Muscle Mass and …

The UK's best-value Michelin-star menus revealed

Eat in luxury for less than £30: The UK's best-value Michelin-star menus revealed<p><b>Two and three-course options available for those looking for a</b> …

London is officially one of the best places to eat in the world

London is crowned the third best culinary destination in the world in a poll<p>The British used to be laughed at for their food, but according to a new poll, London is now among the top three culinary destinations in the entire world.<p>Readers of Elite Traveler, a 'private jet lifestyle publication', …

Fast Weight Loss Tips from a Celebrity Trainer

If you want the scale to tip in your favor, you have to vary your workouts and do exercises that you’re not particularly good at so your body stays …

The world's best airport bars

Enjoy a drink at the airport in style, whether it be a cocktail, local brew or fine wine. At these airport bars you'll want to have a layover.<p><b>Beer Garden, Munich Airport</b><p>Europe’s largest roofed-in beer garden, complete with chestnut trees and a real maypole, means you don’t even have to leave the …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief.<p>Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy diet and exercise plan. But some days, you're bound to go overboard—after all, you're only human. Perhaps it’s that time of the month and you just can’t stop munching; perhaps you had one too …

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March 29 is National Chiffon Cake Day

Foodimentarian<p>Posted on March 29, 2015<p>mmmmsugar.com<p>Many believe Chiffon cake is the ‘original’ wedding cake filling. A chiffon cake is a very light …

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

<i>posted on</i> March 13, 2015 <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>I love making skillet cookies. Because when it comes to cookies, bigger is always better.<p>It’s a fast and …

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Salted caramel whiskey bread and butter pudding recipe

There can be no dessert more comforting or delicious than bread and butter pudding - and it's even better with a caramel whiskey sauce<p>You could say that I grew up on bread and butter pudding. My mum or dad would prepare it at least once every two weeks. It is simple to make and great for using up …

London’s best late-night and dawn experiences

If New York is the city that never sleeps, London is the city that likes to have a quick nap sometime between 3 and 6am. But whether you’re chasing a late-night buzz or are rising for the dawn, the wee hours offer the opportunity to experience the capital as few others do. Here are our picks for …

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25 Traditional Chinese Dishes Everyone Should Learn To Make

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31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

Correct Your Lower Body: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 4

Welcome to week four of my four-week program for better posture and alignment. This week, we focus on the lower extremities.<p>Miss a week? Click to …

How to Maximize Strength and Size With Bodyweight Exercise

<b>One of the biggest debates in strength and hypertrophy training has always been about whether or not you can get strong and swole from bodyweight</b> …

Crossfit Murph: Explained, Tips, Tricks, Times - FuncThat: Smarter=Stronger

Thanks for checking out this article! If you like what you see you can download a copy at the end of this post (or Get Free Download Now)<p>What Is …

12 Slightly Salty Sweets

Maybe you're just not really into sweets. Sure, a small bite of chocolate or a kid-sized scoop of ice cream can really hit the spot from time to time, but when it comes down to it, you'll take a slice of cheese over a slice of cake any day of the week.<p>Something happens, however, when sugar and salt …

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How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …