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50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

Procrastination

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10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

31 People Share The One Interesting, Random Fact They Know

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/LB9fmZ<p>I know the the ocean covers 71% of the earth’s surface and contains 97% of all water on this …

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

Abs Exercises - Best Abdominal Workouts

Meals you’ll go nuts for

Meat-free dishes that tick the quick and tasty boxes as well as being suitably frugal and healthy for January<p>Sat, Jan 11, 2014, 01:00<p>Domini Kemp’s …

Food

Seriously, We Think We've Found a New Way to Cook Kale

The beyond-ubquitous green gets a newfangled flavor pop from Indian lime pickle and goes down smooth with ghee<p>Kale has been showing up on quite a few dinner plates lately, not to mention a fair number of salad plates. This bold leafy green is nearly ubiquitous—no, <i>beyond ubiquitous</i>. Aside from …

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Grains

Whether you're eating them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, grains are building blocks for a filling meal. Here's what you need to know about cooking them<p>Sure, we're all familiar with rice and the ever-popular superfood, quinoa. But there's a whole world of grains (and seeds masquerading as grains) …

Get in the mood for malbec, Argentina's warm bear hug of a wine

Argentina’s number one seller malbec is a perfect comfort wine – a world away from cahors, its gritty French forebear<p>Let’s hope the 18th-century Frenchman responsible for propagating a certain grape, côt, through the Medoc, wasn’t a patriot. His name, Malbek, became synonymous with the grape but …

Cookbook of the week: World Food Café Vegetarian Bible

Chris and Carolyn Caldicott's delicious vegetarian recipes were inspired by their travels all over the world<p>This book may well become a classic in your kitchen, not least because it removes you from that kitchen and shoves you out into a world pulsating with exotic vegetarian street food, stews and …

10 Most Popular Recipes of 2013: Chili, Lasagna, Apple Pie, Hummus - Great Ideas : People.com

Call it cooking by clicking. Google just announced the top 10 recipe searches of 2013, proving that we’ve been all been in search of a little comfort …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

5 Healthy (and Money-Saving!) Lunch Recipes

With these tasty options, you’ll actually want to brown-bag it<p>Don’t have the time (or energy) to make lunch most mornings? You’re not the only one. The average American spends more than $900 a year eating out for lunch, according to a new survey conducted by Visa. Surveyors arrived at this stat …

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look

Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think

The 107-Calorie Cheesecake

It exists, and it's delicious<p>Craving cheesecake this holiday season—but don’t want to overdo it with the fat and calories? You’re in luck.<p>This skinny version of a cheesecake, created by Anjali Shah, a certified health coach and the genius behind the healthy food blog The Picky Eater, is baked in a …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

TIME Presents the 12 All-Time Great Summer Reads

To celebrate the beginning of a new season, TIME editors have compiled a list of our favorite summer reads from the past 40 years. What defines a …

7 Amazing New Cookbooks to Inspire You to Eat Healthy This Spring

Looking to reset your healthy eating goals this spring—and maybe re-commit to those January resolutions you haven’t <i>exactly</i> kept up? (No judgment!) …

Cooking

A layman's guide to hiking the Himalayas with ease

Hindu scriptures say that in “a hundred ages of the gods” you could not do justice to the Himalayas. So where do mere mortals start? Knowing where to …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …