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Can You Regain Muscle Mass After Age 60?

<b>Question:</b><p>Is it true that the muscle mass we lose at, say, 60 years old cannot be regained?<p><b>Question:</b><p>I’m a 77-year-old man in good health. I’ve dropped 10 pounds over the last 40 years, all muscle. Is there any way for someone my age to regain muscle mass without resorting to steroids?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>Let’s …

This DIY Soap Sponge Makes Sure You Never Waste Soap Scraps Again

Bar soap always ends up crumbling into tiny, unusable bits as the bar gets worn down that inevitably just dissolve while slowly getting gross in the …

Herbs and Other Ingredients Perfect for Decorating Your Christmas Table - Chowhound

Christmas is the time of year rampant with too much spending and too much wasting. Let’s stop that, for our budget’s sake and the earth’s benefit. …

Scientists Discover Why Diet Coke Is Probably Undermining You

Aspartame—the artificial sweetener found in drinks like Diet Coke—is probably not good for you. If you believe otherwise, I admire your commitment to …

Sweet Surrender in Oaxaca

A riot of color and commotion, Oaxaca is Mexico at its most authentic and spontaneous. To find the fiesta, relax and give in.<p>Housed in a restored …

The Seven Wonders of Oaxaca

There is much to do in Oaxaca, and much to taste. This handsome high-altitude colonial city in the highlands of southcentral Mexico, about 400 miles …

7 Essential Street Foods to Inhale in Oaxaca

In one of Mexico's richest food regions, some of the best eating is right on the street<p>Often referred to as the Land of Seven Moles, Oaxaca’s food …

Innovando la Tradición Is Preserving Oaxaca's 35 Styles of Pottery, One Mezcalero at a Time

In Mexico's most culturally diverse state, ceramics have been on the table for over 3,000 years—but are at risk of being lost<p>It all started with a …

Wine That’s Not Only Natural, It’s Alive

It may seem shocking, precious or counterintuitive to think of wine as alive. But RAW Wine billed its recent trade and consumer fair as a celebration of “wines with emotion. Wines that have a humanlike, or living, presence.”<p>“Humanlike” and “emotion” may overstate the case. Yet few qualities are …

Experience puts Denise Ilitch in co-chairman's seat

Denise Ilitch is going to have a busy week. And it's only partly related to Election Day.<p>The former president of <b>Ilitch Enterprises LLC</b> and co-owner …

Michelin Guide Awards Coveted Stars To 26 Chicago Restaurants

CHICAGO — Many of Chicago's heralded restaurants were awarded coveted stars in the 2017 Michelin Guide Wednesday.<p>One-star newcomers to the list …

Men's Soap | Natural Soap | Dr. Squatch Soap

300 lb Cage fighter approved!<p>Between boxing, jui-jitsu , running, and lifting weights I shower alot. This soap is fantastic and doesn't damage my …

The Dominance Of Big Corporations Is Bad For Workers, Too

<i>You’re reading Back of the Envelope, an experiment that aims to bring shorter, quicker content to FiveThirtyEight.</i><p>Earlier today I wrote that the …

Hand Gestures To Avoid Around The World

Worth Taking Note...<p>Home Page<br>• Travel Blogs<br>• Hand Gestures To Avoid Around The World<p>Author: Manolis Charalampous<p>If you’ve ever travelled around the …

The Eater Guide to the Whole Entire World

Africa and the Middle East<p>Cape Town boasts a surprisingly robust coffee culture — by some accounts there are more than 150 independent roasters in the city.<p>Asia and Australia<p>There’s only one choice to make: <i>rosu</i> (fatty) or <i>hire</i> (lean). There’s no dessert or coffee. You just order, eat, and then …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

The 14-minute bodyweight workout to make up for missing a day in the gym

LeoPatrizi / Getty<p>LeoPatrizi / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 14<p><b>Exercises</b> 13<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Whether you had a crazy week at the office or were simply just too busy to make …

Why You Should Develop a Love-Hate Relationship with the Miniband

It only weighs a few ounces, but the miniband will help you achieve big results<p>Reaching for a miniband at the gym may not seem as impressive as grabbing a pair of heavy dumbbells, but this small tool can help you build a stronger body.<p>"Incorporating a continuous-loop miniband in exercises makes …

The Bodyweight 300 Challenge

Incinerate fat without lifting a weight<p>A weight-free weekend challenge may sound easy—until you try the Bodyweight 300. It’s composed of just three exercises—the squat, the pushup, and the situp—but requires that you crank out 300 reps in as little time as possible. It’s a fast way to challenge …

Make Braised Lamb Spicier, Brighter, and Better

Braised lamb shoulder is a Sunday classic—orange and fennel just sweeten the deal<p>Braised lamb is always good. But this version? This baby is <i>lacquered</i> with a tangy, sweet, and spiced sauce made from white wine (a whole cup of it), autumnal cinnamon sticks, and—secret weapon time—pomegranate …

Recipes

Bagan at dawn

Full Body Muscle and Strength Sets

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

Weekend One-Up AMRAP: Burpees, Mountain Climbers, Squat Cleans, and Situps

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle. Each week our …

Workouts

An Alternative To Holacracy: Unlocking Ideas For The Best Results

Holacractic organizations hinge on getting universal input and coming to consensus. But it doesn’t have to be black-and-white when the answers come flooding in. Here’s how to work with the employee feedback resources waiting to be used.<p>The jury is still out on whether the “no managers, …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Sweetened Yogurt with Saffron and Pistachios (Shrikhand)

Cut 3 layers of cheesecloth into a 12" x 24" square. Put yogurt in middle of cheesecloth, bring up ends, and tie with kitchen twine. Tie …