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Theresa May distances herself from George Osborne's economic legacy as she pledges 'proper' strategy

Theresa May is to distance herself from George Osborne’s economic legacy as she announces a “proper industrial strategy” that will see British workers getting a pay rise.<p>The Prime Minister will on Tuesday convene the first meeting of her new Cabinet committee on economy and industrial strategy, …

Archaeologist Says House In Nazareth Could Have Been Jesus' Childhood Home

A British archaeologist says a first-century dwelling found beneath a convent in Nazareth, Israel, could have been Jesus' childhood home.<p>Dr. Ken Dark of the University of Reading and the Nazareth Archaeological Project argues that although the evidence can't prove Jesus grew up in the house, it …

Archaeology

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

Nutrition

Christmas Morning Casserole Everyone Will Love

Christmas Morning Casserole is perfect for long lazy mornings with family and friends. A super simple casserole made with refrigerated biscuits, eggs, cheese, and bacon.<p>Are you excited for the holidays? <i>I</i> am excited.<p>Christmas morning is obviously the peak of all the holiday excitement, and in our …

Breakfast

Easy chocolate cookies recipe

Jane Hornby shares a foolproof recipe for seriously chocolatey cookies from her new book for baking beginners<p>Everybody needs a recipe for chocolate cookies up their sleeve.<p><b>PREPARATION TIME</b><br>10mins<p><b>BAKING TIME</b><br>10mins per batch<p><b>MAKES</b><br>20<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>175g dark chocolate (60 per cent cocoa solids)<br>85g butter<br>2 …

Easy peanut butter cookies recipe

Jane Hornby shares a foolproof recipe for peanut cookies from her new book for baking beginners<p>These peanut butter cookies are incredibly moreish.<p><b>PREPARATION TIME</b><br>15mins<p><b>BAKING TIME</b><br>10 -12mins per batch<p><b>MAKES</b><br>24<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>140g whole unsalted roasted peanuts<br>250g plain flour<br>½ tsp baking powder<br>80g light …

How Peer Pressure Can Make You Exercise Harder (in a Good Way!)

For the study, published in the journal <i>Psychology of Sport and Exercise</i>, researchers out of the University of Saskatchewan asked 68 people from a Pilates studio to hold a plank for as long as they could. After those people's first attempt, researchers told half of them that 80 percent of people …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Tracy Anderson's 15 minutes workout for goop readers

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Opening Chest & Shoulders

Open up your upper body with this sequence designed for your chest and shoulders.<p>Boston-based yogi Rebecca Pacheco is an international yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site omgal.com. Rebecca began practicing yoga at 16 and began teaching at age 20. She is an avid runner …

Yoga

The Exercise That Works the MOST Muscle Groups

One move, so much sweat<p>Looking for a one-and-done exercise move? Meet the burpee. It works the most muscle groups from head to toe, says <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., so it’s a crazy-effective strengthener that will seriously get your heart rate up. Watch as Ator shows you how …

Plyometrics

<b>Squat Jumps</b><br>Starting Position: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your hands clasped behind your head.<br>1. Keeping your weight on your heels, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Pause in the squat.<br>2. Without counter-movement and without the use of your arms, jump as high …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

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4 Ways to Enjoy Long Runs

They shouldn't be boring—and they don't have to be solitary.<p>Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there.<p>Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any …

Marathons

6 Reasons Women Should Strength Train Like Men

<b>Your confidence will get a kick</b><br>No wonder guys who train strut around showing off their muscles. The physical benefits of weight training appear within weeks of starting a program. You'll notice that your shape is toned and tighter, and that fires up your self-esteem, says Cosgrove.<p><b>You'll boost your</b> …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin

CrossFit

Fitness Truths: the balanced argument for weights

For a better body, posture and posterior, factor in some resistance training says our fitness blogger Jean-Claude Vacassin<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 15 July 2014<p>Resistance training is a hot topic at the moment, particularly for women. Whilst most of us will probably agree that some form of resistance …

Exercise

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

6 Reasons to Start Running

3. Your knees will thank you<p>Contrary to what your mom says, running doesn't wreck your joints. Osteoarthritis (the most common type of arthritis), occurs when joint-cushioning cartilage starts to break down. The biggest osteoarthritis risk factor besides age? Body weight. A National Health and …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …