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Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

The Pushup That Sculpts Rock-Solid Shoulders

Boost your upper-body strength and get shoulders like boulders with this version of the pushup<p>The handstand pushup is the gold standard of pushups. If you can perform even one rep, you've got an extreme amount of upper-body strength and shoulder mobility. Plus, you look like a total badass.<p>So how …

The Finishing Sequence That Abolishes Belly Fat

Add these moves to the end of your workout to torch excess body fat<p>Here's a common concern if you're trying to lose that beer belly: If you build your abs before your gut's gone, will your belly just look fatter? The good news: Your six-pack won't look like a keg.<p>"Ab muscles don't grow all that …

Build a Legendary Lower Body

Boost your athletic performance with this punishing quad challenge<p>The bodyweight squat might not seem like a daunting exercise—until you make it explosive. By adding a jump to your go-to squat variations—like the bodyweight squat, split squat, and stagger-stance squat—you can dial up the …

5 Ways to Spot a Bad Trainer

Not all personal trainers are equal. Here's how to know where your trainer falls on the scale from good to just plain awful<p>I've been a personal trainer for almost 20 years. In that time, I've met trainers who make me proud of my profession, and many who make me downright mortified. And with the …

The Indoor Cardio Drill That Scorches Fat

Discover a sprinting exercise that burns calories and stokes your metabolism—while staying in one spot<p>Sprinting is a great way to sizzle fat, but you don't need to head to a track or jump on a treadmill to do it. All you need is 6 feet of floor space and an exercise called the sprinter to get a …

Banish Your Desk Jockey Slouch

Use this simple move to improve your posture and upper-body strength<p>If you sit all day, you slouch. That's old news, right? Besides making you look like a caveman, that desk-slump can limit you in the gym. Or worse, land you on the disabled list.<p>"When your shoulders cave forward and your back …

The Underrated Move You Should Be Doing

This move can look silly, but it's your key to upping your fitness for any athletic endeavor<p>The hip raise is easy to mock, but it's possibly the best move for your glutes, says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., and CEO of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT. "Your glutes are one of your body's most metabolically active …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio

Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping jacks you did in high school. …

New Look with Old-Style Chops

The new Jeep Cherokee has luxury written all over it—without sacrificing its surefooted legacy<p>Growing up, Jeep Cherokees were big rectangles that my friends and I used to crawl up mountains and plow through whatever nature threw our way. And we looked cool doing it—the SUVs’ appearance was Spartan …

Pork Sausage Patties With Braised Cabbage and Apples

Each and every year, as the cold winter nights grow even colder, I find myself craving the Eastern European-style dishes of my heritage: warming soups like borscht, starchy fare like kasha varnishkes, and long-cooking braises of meat and vegetables alike.<p>One of my favorite square meals in this …

Friday Five: Increasing Hip Power

Five essential exercises for improving your strength and speed<p>By Monika Marx, <b>Marx Conditioning</b>.<p>Many cyclists I train suffer from what Stuart McGill, …

How to Start Exercising in the Morning

Start exercising in the morning so you can have your evenings for family time, relaxing time at home or an evening out with friends. I know, I know – …

The Best Veg Substitutes for Bacon

<b>VT reader Richard asks:</b> "I am switching to a vegetarian lifestyle, but I still on occasion crave meat. Just wondering if you had a good alternative …

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Stuffed Thanksgiving Burger | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a large, heavy bottomed pan non-stick (preferably cast iron) over medium high heat. Saute onion in one tablespoon olive oil for about 3 …

FitBit Flex Is All You Want in a Fitness Tracker

FitBit has long been doing fitness wearables a lot longer than others, but now it's taking its heath-tracking technology to the next level with a …

5 Healthy (and Money-Saving!) Lunch Recipes

With these tasty options, you’ll actually want to brown-bag it<p>Don’t have the time (or energy) to make lunch most mornings? You’re not the only one. The average American spends more than $900 a year eating out for lunch, according to a new survey conducted by Visa. Surveyors arrived at this stat …

Weekend Challenge: Single-Arm, Underhand Dumbbell Row

Try THIS awesome move to sculpt a sexy upper back<p><i>Join the</i> Women’s Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join</i> …

The Insanely Effective 15-Minute Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Can you really get an effective workout in only 15 minutes? You bet your abs you can! Maximize every second of your precious time with this simple plan that's as effective (if not more!) than most hour-long training sessions. The secret is that it combines two proven …

The Single Habit That Helps Me Eat Healthy and Save Money

For me, the secret to consistent healthy eating comes down to one routine I've built into my life. Every Sunday, I spend a few hours preparing fresh, healthy meals for the week ahead. This habit saves me time and money overall. If all of my lunches are made in one setting ahead of time, I don't …

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3 Crazy-Tempting Vegan Recipes

Get your taste buds ready for some vegan amazingness<p>Warning: Food cravings are about to kick in. You can thank Post Punk Kitchen’s Isa Chandra Moskowitz. In her just-released cookbook, <i>Isa Does It</i>, and new 10-episode web series, <i>Make It Vegan</i>, the chef explains how to whip up a slew of delicious, …

How to Make Vegetarian (or Vegan) Chili without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, we start craving chili. Now it's simple enough to make</i> …

7 Ways to Completely Screw Up an Apple Crisp

Seven tips for making the perfect apple crumble<p>Somehow, most of the over-abundance of apples each fall finds its way in a shallow baking dish with a crispy crumb topping. When it comes to apple crisp, some prefer the nuts and oats while others prefer their traditional crumb topping. But even for …

Genius Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. And it takes not a little, …

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