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This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus

We know, we know. Dessert hummus sounds weird AF. But we promise you this one is seriously delish. Try it with pretzels, crackers, or even fresh …

Paleo Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

If You Love Bananas, Make This Paleo Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Banana Bread<p>Paleo Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is the perfect solution to the …

The 20 Most Annoying Songs Ever

If you don't want to spend the rest of the week humming "We Built This City," "Who Let the Dogs Out," or "Wannabe," stop reading this article right …

How long does it really take to get visible abs? This Instagram reveals the truth

You're not going to like the answer. (But also: WASHBOARD ALERT.)<p>During moments when your self-esteem suddenly nose-dives, it'd be nice to snap your fingers and — POOF! — see some changes. To remind you just how unrealistic that is, Aussie influencer, certified trainer, and nutritionist Cassandra …

Exercise

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

5 Calorie-burning Rowing Workouts to Burn Fat Fast

Rowing is a great way to burn calories and develop a lean, muscular physique. Even if you hate cardio, you’ll quickly see the benefits of rowing …

Michelle Obama Shares Amazing Throwback Photo From Wedding to Barack: 'We're Still Having Fun'

The reason we believe in true love pretty much starts with a Michelle and ends with a Barack. The former First Couple thrills us every time they pop into our lives to show each other affection or to announce joint ventures, so we're absolutely ecstatic to hear that Michelle Obama will be on our …

Peanut Butter, Blueberry & Oat Energy Squares

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2018<p>These one-bowl, no-bake energy squares ensure a quick way to refuel during long meetings, tough workouts or …

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly; The Hunger by Alma Katsu; Paper Ghosts by Julia Haeberlin; American by Day by Derek B Miller; Body & Soul by John Harvey<p>A supernatural element has long been present in John Connolly’s excellent Charlie Parker series. The 16th title, <b>The Woman in the Woods</b> …

Books

Is your favorite novel on this PBS list of 100 popular books? Get ready to vote

What's your favorite novel? Is it on the list below?<p>On May 22, PBS launches <i>The Great American Read</i> series, inviting Americans to vote for their favorite book (or books) from the list of 100 finalists below.<p>"America's Most Beloved Book" will be revealed by PBS on Oct. 23. USA TODAY has a first look …

Literature

Inbal Dror Spring 2019 Bridal New York Collection

“I like to give a little more than what brides usually see,” said Inbal Dror, who debuted a new diffusion line this season. The collection had all the sex appeal and sheer fabrics of her couture bridal line, plus red carpet–worthy details like front slits, plunging necklines, and shimmery beads, …

Cheat Day with AJ Bouye

ost athletes adhere to strict diets as part of their efforts to stay fit. But even the most disciplined competitors in the world indulge their …

You Can Riff on This Healthy Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffin Recipe All Summer Long

Do you ever wake up, and the first thing you think about is muffins? No? That’s just me? Well, okay fine. Even if your level of muffin adoration has …

Breakfast

15 Grain-Free Paleo Bread Recipes That Taste Just Like the Real Thing

Paleo friends, there’s a time and place for bountiful, colorful veggies. Now is not that time. Right now we want you to do one thing: bask in the …

Breakfast

7 Paleo Pizza Recipes That Are Just as Tasty as the Real Thing

The Paleo diet doesn’t make you skimp on meat. Bread and most cheeses, on the other hand? Strictly off-limits. But let’s be honest—a life without …

Cooking

A diner in upstate New York is famous on Instagram for its super indulgent pancakes

Mt Kisco Diner makes pancakes like you've never seen in Mt Kisco, New …

New York State

This Gluten-Free Granola Recipe Will Make You Forget Store-Bought Brands Exist

This low-carb, gluten-free granola satisfies your sweet and crunchy fix without breaking your paleo diet plan.<p>When you think "paleo," you probably …

These Chewy Granola Carrot Cake Bites Are the Perfect Snack for a Mom On-The-Go

Like the name suggests, these Chewy Granola Carrot Cake Bites were inspired by carrot cake, the delicious — yet deceivingly unhealthy — dessert we …

Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe on Food52

• 250 grams 250 g unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature<br>• 400 grams brown sugar<br>• 4 tablespoons honey<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 490 grams all-purpose flour<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 200 grams semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips + more for the top<br>• 2 teaspoons salt<p>Mix the butter with the sugar.<br>• Add the honey and …

This Tahini Granola Is Nutty, Cluster-y, and Totally Grain-Free

Oats? You won't miss 'em.<p>This grain-free granola is salty-sweet, with an addictive tahini syrup and big coconut and nut clusters. I originally just made a batch for my 30 Seconds With Andy Instagram segment, but once our editor-in-chief <b>Adam Rapoport</b> tried it, he decided it deserved a proper recipe. …

Kylie Jenner Bares Flat Tummy On Instagram After Shockingly Strict Post-Baby Diet For 35-Lb Weight Loss

From a low-carb diet to detox tea and fitness, Kylie Jenner is focused on losing her post-pregnancy pounds so she can be a 'really hot young mom,' an …

German Chocolate Pancakes Recipe

Step 1<p>Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together milk and next 4 ingredients in another bowl. Gradually stir milk mixture …

Recipes

Because Being Paleo Can Still Be Fun, Here Are 7 Fast-Food Options Just For You

It's Saturday night. You get a text from your friends in a group chat. They all want to make plans to go out for some grub, and they're throwing out fast-food names left and right. Now you're thinking, "What are my options? I could just pretend I never read the messages and call it a night early. …

The 10 most popular castles for hire on Airbnb

Embrace royal wedding fever by staying in one of these luxury properties

15 Books With Female Monsters, From Vampires To Zombies To Werewolves And More

I'll be the first to admit that I <i>love</i> a good retelling of <i>Beauty and the Beast.</i> I love it when the monster gets the girl. I've seen <i>The Phantom of the</i> …

30-Minute Power Yoga Flow For Tight Abs and a Toned Butt

A good yoga flow, when the poses are connected into a flowing sequence directed by your breath, makes for a great two-in-one workout providing …

Weekend Recipe: Wholesome Carrot, Apple and Oatmeal Muffins

If you crave a quick and healthy breakfast or snack on the run, then these wholesome muffins hit the spot in every way. They are packed with fiber …

Breakfast

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …