Jaime Ortiz

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Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

Fitness

Once you learn these 5 brutal truths about life, you’ll be a much better person (according to Buddhism)

Life is no picnic. All too often, we have to overcome obstacles in order to survive.<p>Sometimes we try to deny these obstacles because they’re too …

Meditation

Recipe: Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread Muffins — Recipes from The Kitchn

The simple corn muffin is a beautiful thing. You can serve this make-ahead marvel as a side dish and then eat any leftovers for a quick breakfast.But …

Muffins

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Dessert

17 Things You Can Make In A KitchenAid Mixer

Everything from sticky rolls to pizza dough.

Dessert

Don’t know how to poach foods? It’s worth learning.

As has happened before, my family is feeling uninspired by our regular weeknight dinners. While stuck in past ruts, we experimented with sheet pan dinners until our favorites shook out. We mastered the perfect rice bowl and conquered the slow cooker, taking a handful of new recipes for our own. Is …

Food & Dining

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

Breakfast

Fried Chicken BLT with Jalapeño Honey

1. In a small saucepan, bring the honey to a low boil. Add the jalapeño slices and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Store in an airtight …

For the Silkiest Ice Cream, Add One Ingredient

Whether it’s vanilla or chocolate, pistachio or <b>preserved lemon</b>, most ice cream recipes fall into one of two categories: Philadelphia-style, which calls for dairy (usually cream and milk) and sugar, but no eggs. And custard- or French-style, which includes dairy, sugar, and eggs. Both have their …

Pass the Syrup! These Are the 8 Best Waffle Irons on the Market

Because “homemade breakfast” shouldn’t just mean cold cereal or a bagel.<p>I was at brunch with my girlfriends the other day when one of them looked at …

Breakfast

Freeze Scone Dough to Bake Up a Breakfast Treat Any Time

Since I shared a handful of my favorite scone recipes (chocolate, lemon-blueberry, and savory ham 'n cheese), a lot of folks have been asking: How well do they freeze?<p>Years spent working in tiny restaurants and bakeries with next to no freezer space mean I've learned to rock an ultra-fresh ethos, …

This Frozen Honey Mousse Is So Much Better Than Ice Cream, and We've Got the Recipe Right Here

It's "really spectacular," says #TopChef's Sam Talbot of his latest creation.<p>Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner. And this …

Dessert

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced by the idea of a savoury sweet, and that famous image of Nigella dripping head to toe in sugary, buttery saline goodness leaves you utterly cold. And I’m …

Dessert

Fry Fat With This 5-Move Kettlebell Workout​ | Men’s Health

• Kettlebell clean and press, 20 reps<br>• Kettlebell swing, 30 reps<br>• Kettlebell alternating pushup, 5 to 10 reps per side<br>• Moving mountain climber, 40 reps<br>• Jump rope, 50 reps

James Crossley (aka Hunter the Gladiator): my 40 fitness tips for the over-40s

Void of the slicked blonde hair and searing tan that made women of the 90’s swoon, you probably wouldn’t recognise James ‘Hunter’ Crossley if you passed him in the street. Towering at 6'3", and wide – so wide you can imagine he often has to dislodge himself from doorways – the ex-Gladiators star …

The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs

Scientifically proven to bring out the washboard.The post The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs appeared first on Made Man.

Workouts

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, grow, …

Time Management

15 Quotes From the Father of Modern Zen That Will Open Your Mind

Ever heard of Hakuin Ekaku? If not, then you’re in for a major treat of wisdom today.<p>Ekaku lived in Japan in the 1700s and is considered one of the …

This Morning Routine will Save You 20+ Hours Per Week

The traditional 9–5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working …

23 small things you can do every day that will make you happier

Getty Images<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Our friends at <i>Esquire</i> asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve …

Happiness

How to Photograph a Supermoon

Whether you’re using your best camera or your smartphone, photographers offer tips on how to shoot the bigger than usual moon.<p>A supermoon is upon us again. The phenomenon occurs when the moon travels to lunar perigee, or its shortest distance from Earth. This, combined with being fully lit, makes …

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

A Truly Beginner Yoga Sequence

"I'm not flexible enough" is one of the most common reasons people say they won't come to my yoga class. But that's the whole point of doing yoga — to loosen up tight muscles, increase flexibility, and feel more open. Here's the perfect 10-pose yoga sequence to start warming up those tense and …

7 Behaviors of Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why just admire successful people when you could be successful yourself? Success isn’t all about luck. It’s about focus, determination, optimism and hard work. Changing your mindset and behaviors can be tricky at first, but the payoff -- …

Self-improvement

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

Emotional Intelligence