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We found 8 fitness gurus who will help you get back on track — for free

It's a new year and a new you: one that's highly motivated to hit the gym… until you quit going three weeks later.<p>We have a solution. We scouted out eight fitness gurus — who use their YouTube channels and Instagram feeds — to serve up free full-length workouts every week, along with healthy …

Fitness

4 Simple, Effective Workouts That Can Replace Going to the Gym

My workout time is a filter that pulls out worries, stresses, fears and anxieties. The exercises in my book <i>Total Teen</i> and the ones I've designed for …

See How The Deepest, Darkest Gingerbread Cake Gets Made

<i>We're revisiting this stunning gingerbread cake from a few years ago—there's something about its dark complexion and crystalline frosting that has us enthralled. This time around, we recorded a recipe video.</i><p>I wish that anytime gingerbread came up in common conversation, this is what people were …

Dessert

Why You Should Braise Your Beans (& 6 Ways to Make Them Dinner)

Most people appreciate beans for their brusque, no-nonsense nutrition; they are healthful, packed with iron and fiber, and, most importantly, they are always <i>there</i>. No matter your mood, no matter your level of hanger, no matter your astrological symbol, beans are always waiting, patiently, in your …

Cooking

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Breakfast

Embroidery ⊱

The 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout Every Runner Needs

If you’re training for a fall race, you're probably (hopefully) already being diligent and squeezing in strength workouts to your already-packed …

Marathons

7 No-Cook Sweet Treats Under 200 Calories

Do you love snacks? I love snacks. Some people are fine with just three good meals a day, but I rarely go without a little something mid-afternoon, …

Healthy Eating

DIY Baby Hat Brim With See Kate Sew (+ Tula Giveaway!)

<i>See Kate Sew partners with Gugu Guru once again to share a fantastic DIY tutorial. This time? A lovely little baby hat brim hack for sunny days. Want</i> …

The Mila baby shoe (pattern and tutorial)

There are so many great tutorials out there for baby shoes and baby slippers that I did not bother making a tutorial for these at first. Since …

The Secret Ingredient for Better Biscuits—Nay, *All* Savory Baking

Most home cooks have a few back pocket recipes that they can rely on every time, dishes that require no more than a mere glance at the recipe. Biscuits are my go-to. I know the exact feel of the dough at every stage. I’ve memorized the ratio of flour to baking powder to milk. I can throw a batch …

Recipes

1-Hour Sewing Projects: 150+ Fun Ideas When You Only Have An Hour

Most of us simply can't find enough time to sew. However, sometimes when I just have to sew something, I wish I had a list of small projects that I …

Sewing

7 Porches That Make the Case for Front Yard Living

All the inspo you need to transform your front porch into your new entertaining space.<p>Summer parties are synonymous with backyard pool hangs and …

Bake Your Way Through Dorie's Trusted French Recipes

Dorie Greenspan is providing members of our Baking Club a glimpse into the kitchens of home bakers in France, with her thorough instructions and heartening narratives in July’s book of the month, Baking Chez Moi.<p>Luckily, she took the pressure off of readers quickly, stating that in a country like …

Dessert

glasses case sewing kit

a handy, compact sewing kit - perfect for slipping in your bag when you're out and about...<p>You will need<p>old glasses case <br>30cm x 30cm of fabric (for …

14 Beginner Kettlebell Moves That Work Your Entire Body

Kettlebells are a great tool for strength training. Yes, for many exercises they're totally interchangeable for dumbbells or other weights. But for …

Kettlebell Exercises

Clipping and Stitching Corners Correctly

One of the common areas of sewing frustration, especially if you're new, is the <i>corner</i>. Those pesky four corners create any square or rectangular …

Sewing

Sewing Machine Needles Cheat Cards

One of top rules of sewing success: <i>Start each new project with a new needle!</i> When a needle is piercing your fabric at 600 to 1,000 stitches per …

Sewing

10 Succulents That Thrive Indoors

Don’t Let Past Failures Deter You<p>Although it’s tempting to snip some cuttings and bring indoors all the fabulous succulents that thrive in the …

DIY This Custom-Fit Wrap Top to Wear All Summer Long

Since a lot of you haven’t met me in person, I would say that you probably don’t understand how much I love clothes. I like to think of myself as a collector — in March I wore a different outfit every day, not repeating one clothing item or pair of shoes. I stopped because I’m currently obsessed …

Sewing

73 percent of sunscreens don't work

The Environmental Working Group's 11th annual sunscreen guide rates the safety and efficacy of more than 1,400 products.<p>I recently took a trip to …

Hubble's Greatest Hits

The Hubble Space Telescope is famous for producing ethereal, iconic images of the cosmos.<p>But Hubble's images don't come to us ready-made. That's Zoltan Levay's responsibility. As the telescope's imaging team leader at the Space Telescope Science Institute, he has been responsible for bringing us …

Big History

5 New Recipes That Show Off the Beloved, Caramelly Date

<i>We partnered with our friends at Natural Delights, purveyors of Medjool dates, for our latest contest—Your Best Recipe with Dates.</i><p>The results are in! Here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Recipe with Dates. It's clear you have a knack for featuring dates, in both sweet and savory …

Recipes

18 Recipes We Can't Wait to Cook in April

This April, we can't wait for fresh spring produce. It's been a rough winter, and a rougher transition, but spring produce is finally at the markets, …

Recipes

A Chocolate-Almond Cake That's Rich & Jammy—Even Without Butter

Scan the ingredient list for the gluten-free chocolate-almond cake in Elisabeth Prueitt's new book Tartine All Day, and you'll notice there's no butter. Or oil. Is it a typo? An egregious error? Or a bit of magic?<p>The cake, as Liz writes in the headnote, exemplifies the "reward of recipe development …

Dessert

How to Build an Entire Meal on a Humble Sheet Pan (& Celebrate Your Smarts)

Move over Dutch ovens, skillets, and crock pots: There’s a new kid in town. <b>Sheet pans, too, lend themselves perfectly to one pot (or in this case, one pan) meals</b>—the heroes of weeknight dinners.<p>Quick, delicious, and easy (in planning, preparing, and clean-up) sheet pan dinners can be built a …

Recipes

How to Slow-Cook Black Beans & Spin Them Into a Week of Meals

<i>For more on simple and healthy weeknight dinners, check out Sarah's book, Feeding a Family: A Real-Life Plan for Making Dinner Work.</i><p>I was always intimidated by cooking dried beans. I would either forget to soak them ahead of time (<i>ahhhh!</i>) or keep them simmering in a pot, only to find them …

Cooking

Have the Most Magical Disneyland Spring Break With These Three Outfit Ideas

I don’t know about you, but in San Francisco, the sun is starting to shine warmer and brighter, and I’m getting really excited to plan my spring and summer trips! I already know where I’m going… Disneyland!!!!<p>I firmly believe that Disneyland is for everyone. Even if you’re so-called “not a fan of …

Walt Disney Company

No-Cream Weeknight Alfredo To Make From A Nearly Empty Pantry

<i>This article is brought to you by Clarkson Potter. Head here to learn more about the recently released cookbook Back Pocket Pasta by Colu Henry.</i><p>If you ask any number of my friends, as well as my husband, they'll all tell you that the food I take comfort in is Italian in origin—and most of the time, …

Italian Food