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5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

Here's what you need to know...<p>Grip is the weak point for most lifters. To improve it, train with thick bars.<br>• The suitcase carry is the answer to all …

Workouts

​7 Ladder Drills That Fry Fat and Make You a Better Athlete

Prepare to sweat—these moves are going to take your physique and fitness to the next level<p>The ladder is a great tool for agility-based exercise because it's lightweight, portable, and there are almost endless variations one could perform using it.<p>These 7 drills aren't for the faint of heart, but …

A guide to the best free online workouts

It's easy to get discouraged by the boutique fitness craze with $25 per class fees and the weekly chore of sitting by your computer to reserve a spot in that popular spin class that always sells out. It's often tempting to just skip it, so we rounded up our favorite free online workouts that you …

Knock Them On Their Asses

The 2 Mandatory Lifts For High-Speed Strength<p>Sports, Speed, and Specificity<p>When lifters talk about specificity, they're usually talking about an …

Workouts

Apple Date Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

2K<p>812<p>It’s been a turbulent week and I went into my usual default mode: I baked something. I’d been planning on sharing an apple cake recipe with you, …

Dessert

Our Best Healthy Pie Recipes

Some slices of pie can chalk up more than 700 calories and 25 grams of fat, but everyone enjoys splurging in a slice every once in a while. Our pie …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Heathy Two Minute Chocolate Brownie with Thermomix Instructions

Two Minute Chocolate Brownie<p>1 1/2 cup walnuts (150 grams)<br>• 12 medjool dates, seeds removed (220 grams)<br>• 1/4 cup cacao or cocoa (20 grams)<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Dessert

11 Ways to Eat Peanut Butter for Dessert on National Peanut Butter Lovers Day

From cookies to pies to Rice Krispie Treats, here are 11 crave-worthy recipes that prove every dessert is better with peanut butter.

You’re Squatting All Wrong

A common squat technique may help you lift more weight—but it can also screw you in the long term<p>You feel like a hulking beast when you squat. So why do you look more like Daffy Duck?<p>The tendency to turn out your feet to 15 degrees or more during the exercise—or duck squatting, as people in the …

Dynamic Yoga Flow Warm Up: Pull, Push, Press, Swing

25<p>SHARES<p>As coaches, we are in charge of our athlete’s safety from the start of class until the end of the workout, and many times even beyond that. …

The Stress Test

Rivalries, intrigue, and fraud in the world of stem-cell research.<p>Yoshiki Sasai was known as “the brainmaker.” One of Japan’s foremost developmental biologists, he made discoveries that illuminated the formation of the embryonic nervous system, and, using stem cells, he grew the optic cup, parts of …

Stem Cells

Chicken Pineapple Stir-Fry

Chicken stir-fry gets a perfect hint of sweetness with the addition of pineapple. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Stir Fry Recipes

Recipes

Scientists invent the world's first microchip powered by biological systems

Researchers at Columbia University have successfully created the world’s first computer chip powered by an isolated chemical biological process. …

Pre-Workout Foam Rolling for Olympic Weightlifting

There are things that come and go quickly in training, and there are those that stick around for the long haul. The former are usually the shiny, …

3 Strategies to Conquer the Pain Cave

<b>The workout of the day is set. You look on the whiteboard and see suffering written all over it.</b> If you’ve been around CrossFit long enough or have …

Aging Is B.S. - The Myth Of Missed Opportunities

<b>Never tell me you're too old. Never tell me it's because you're aging that you're fat, sore, achy, can't recover, not as strong, not as fit, or</b>... …

How to Make Swedish-Style Hasselback Potatoes

Meet Hasselback potatoes. Thinly sliced almost all the way through before being fanned out and baked, these fancy-looking spuds were first served at …

Gallery: Step-by-Step: The Food Lab's Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

The 2-Minute Drill That Eliminates Tight Shoulders

Instantly improve your pullup, push press, military press, and overhead squat with this mobility exercise<p>Raising your hands overhead seems easy enough.<p>But many men lack the shoulder mobility to do it properly. As their arms go up, their elbows bend, their backs arch, or their shoulders roll …

'Antibiotic Apocalypse’ a Step Closer, Scientists Warn

With the discovery in China of bacteria that have developed resisistance to all known antibiotic medicines, scientists are warning that an …

Microbiology

Scientists Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses

A circuit by any other name would smell as sweet<p>Fusing machines and animals is a fairly common theme in both science and science fiction. You've heard of cyborg cockroaches, DIY cyborgs, and the Borg.<p>But what about melding plants and machines? That's something that hasn't been attempted as much. In …

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …

Cooking

Pamela Geller is a coward: Right-wing media’s big lie and shocking MLK slander

<b>Pam Geller/Anjem Choudary (Fox News)</b><p>Conservative media keeps pushing story that the most hateful person in politics is another MLK. Don’t believe it<p>Musa al-Gharbi<p>May 11, 2015 11:17am (UTC)<p>In the aftermath of the shootings in Garland, Texas, Rukmini Callimachi had the audacity to ask in the New York …

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

Spice-Crusted Carrots with Harissa Yogurt

4 Servings<p>The sugar in the spice rub can burn if cooked too long, so watch these closely.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small carrots with tops, scrubbed, tops trimmed to ½”<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon English mustard powder<p>1 teaspoon hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>1 teaspoon ground …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

Travel

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …