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6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

Low-Carb Sugar-Free Sweet and Sour Cocktail Mixer Recipe

This low-carb sugar-free sweet and sour mix recipe is really a starting place for your cocktails.<p>You can vary the concentrations of the juices and …

Recipes

Get Sculpted, Sexy Arms For Summer With These Beachbody-Trainer-Approved Moves

With so much skin showing during the Summer — tank tops, sleeveless dresses, and bikinis, to name a few — you may be looking to tone up your arms and show off your muscles. Luckily, we tapped Joel Freeman, Beachbody super trainer and creator of the new lifting program called LIIFT4, for some of his …

Workouts

All You Need Are 2 Towels to Carve Chiseled Arms and Abs

Elbow plank is already hard, but hold on to your leggings because it's about to get even harder. Grab a pair of hand towels (or paper plates on carpet) and try this sliding elbow plank.<p>Begin in an elbow plank position with a small, folded towel under each elbow. Keep your elbows directly under your …

Workouts

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

Italian Food

How to Edit a PDF

PDFs can be a serious pain to edit if you don't have the right tools. Here's what you need.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Software

The 15 Most Delicious No-Cook Dishes for Potlucks — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have two rules whenever I'm making something for summer potlucks: Any recipe I choose must make plenty to feed the whole crowd, and it should come …

Cooking

Murder Has Nine Lives

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Levine<p>"I'm crazy about Laura Levine's mystery series. Her books are so outrageously funny." --Joanne Fluke<p>The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

What’s an EMOM Workout?

The trainer at your gym recommends trying them. Your fittest coworker swears by the workouts. But what, exactly, is an EMOM workout? It’s an acronym …

I Tried a Body Contouring Treatment for a Flatter Tummy, and the Results Are Amazing

After cleaning up my diet and getting on an exercise regimen, I turned to this body-contouring treatment to tighten my stomach a bit further.<p>Since …

The best sites for finding a new job in every industry

You're probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you're deep in the job search trenches, you might even be getting "customized" alerts from every single one of them.<p>But how many of the job postings cluttering your inbox are opportunities you actually want? Or are a good fit …

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

Here's How to Lose Arm Fat and Achieve Those Toned Muscles You're After

Let's face it: even if you're a devoted fitness junkie who eats well and is in relatively good shape, chances are you've got that one body part you're constantly looking to perfect. Even the thinnest among us have likely longed for lean, toned arms at one point, and the good news is that even if …

Exercise

The HIIT Workout You Can Do in 15 Minutes

Short on time? This trendy workout can still get it all in.<p>HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is the latest buzz in workouts. It's designed around short bursts of exercise followed by rest, and researchers have shown that it gives you a great workout in no time flat. A complete workout can …

Grandma's Quick Cream Cake Recipe - Jamie's Feast

This vintage cream cake recipe is so simple and easy to prepare and very delicious! Vintage does not necessarily have to mean that you need to spend …

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

7 Workouts You Can Do In The Pool That Don’t Involve Swimming A Single Lap

Back in college, my roommate was a swimmer, which meant I was routinely woken up by her 5 a.m. alarm each morning that alerted her to get up and hit …

These 6 Arm Workouts Can Be Done Right On Your Couch, Even When You Feel Lazy AF

You know those days when you come home from a long day at work, plop down on the couch, and immediately lose any and all motivation that you may have …

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Want to Delete Your Facebook Account? Here's How

Before you do, you should probably download your data.<p>Facebook's come in for a lot of criticism lately, and one of the biggest is that it collects a massive amount of personal information on each of its users and uses that information for its ad targeting. Then there's the fact that the social …

The Mini Irish Soda Bread Recipe You’ll Eat All Year Round

I turned a traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe into a fun mini treat, perfect for sharing on St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year.<p>Traditional …

Mini Taco Bites

Tacos are a great party food—the fillings and toppings are totally customizable, they're economical, and everyone likes them. But sometimes they can …

Food

Rising Workplace Trends That Are Reshaping The Work Of HR

From regulatory uncertainty to breakthrough moments in corporate integrity and workforce diversity, the business world has been shaken up and there is now even more pressure on HR leaders to do the best they can to create workplaces where people thrive. These five rising trends are reshaping the …

Human Resources

I Just Made Billionaire’s Shortbread—and It’s Even More Delicious Than a Twix Bar

I just whipped up a batch of Billionaire’s Shortbread, a triple-decker cookie consisting of shortbread, caramel, and chocolate ganache, and it's …

The Pilates Move You Can Do at Home to Transform Your Arms

Strong, toned arms aren't only a characteristic of the genetically blessed. It's possible — no matter your age — to sculpt long, lean arms for yourself just in time for Summer. What makes this news even better is that you can transform your arms with one simple, inexpensive piece of equipment — a …

Workouts

Mamie Eisenhower’s Chocolate Fudge Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking dish pan or mist it in with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together the semisweet chocolate, …

Scottish face yoga expert gives tips on the exercises that will leave you looking and feeling younger and healthier

Advanced teacher Karen has brought techniques to Scotland that will help you strengthen the 57 muscles in your face.<p>We've probably all heard of the …

Yoga

The Best Frikin' Party Dip Ever! Recipe

"This dip is hearty and a crowd pleaser. The 'boys' love the spice and the women love how easy it was to make. Serve with tortilla …

This Is the Secret to Making Better Steel-Cut Oatmeal

I am a major steel-cut oatmeal fan. A bowl of it keeps me happy all morning long, with its chewy texture, creamy consistency, and nutty flavor. You …