Sherry Rountree

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The Best Stracciatella Gelato Is All About the Chocolate

<i>Fior di latte</i> is gelato in its purest form, a celebration of fresh dairy's subtle complexity, without any eggs (or even vanilla) to distract. Its beauty hinges on starting with top notch ingredients, treated with great care. Like a classic caprese salad, it demands the best of the best, and if you …

Dessert

The Best Santoku Knives

Whenever a newlywed couple asks me for advice on what kitchen knives to put on their registry, I always say the same thing: Avoid knife sets, which force you to overpay for less important knives, like paring knives and serrated knives. Instead, invest in two good primary knives. Two, because the …

Knives

Embrace Pistol Squats in Your Training

Pistols have a wide array of athletic and real-world applications. The fundamental skill that pistols teach is how to exert power through the entire …

Workouts

This Harborside Tiny House Is Full of Neat Nautical Decorating Ideas

This tiny house by the sea is what dreams are made of.<p>To create a collected feel, a total of 36 oil paintings line every nook of the house, including …

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from France

Happy Bastille Day (tomorrow). In honor of the French national holiday, the Remodelista editors spent the week discovering new interior design ideas …

The Plough is a luxurious, cosy, home away from home at the foot of the Lakes

We have driven for seven hours in the sweltering heat. The car sizzled as we crawled up the M6 on a hot summer's Friday. No, it doesn't usually take a murderous journey up north to reach the Lake District from London and yet somehow, this Friday, everyone seemed to have the same idea as us.<p>Sweaty, …

How to Use Puff Pastry: Tips, Recipes and More

With its decadent layers of butter, light and airy good looks, and endless versatility, puff pastry is something every home chef should learn how to …

I Love This Sandwich at Least as Much as My Actual Children

A weekly dispatch from Bon Appétit food director Carla Lalli Music.<p><i>Every Wednesday night,</i> Bon Appétit <i>food director Carla Lalli Music takes over our newsletter with a sleeper-hit recipe from the Test Kitchen vault. It gets better: If you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll get this letter before</i> …

Why your lawn looks awful, and what you can do about it

How to plant grass seed is a question that eventually crops up for homeowners whose lawns start looking a little thin. In fact, even if your lawn looks perfect, you should <i>still</i> be seeding regularly to keep it in top shape.<p>"Seeding your lawn can make it less susceptible to pests, disease, and …

The 3 Core Amigos: Brace, Rotate, Resist

I have worked with many different athletes over the years. For each one that presents with persistent back pain or injury it usually comes down to …

Depression and Training

As I write this, I don't want to work out. I don't want to do anything productive. Nothing seems enjoyable or motivating. I just want to lay on the …

Antidepressants

Butt-ology 101: How to Enhance Your Gluteal Muscles

<b>Your butt - a.k.a. tush, ass, derriere, caboose, unit, booty, moneymaker, hiney, bum, arse, or fanny.</b> We all have one, so how can you care for it and …

Muscle

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.<p>A 2015 study of walking lunges …

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

What to Know Before Going Under the Knife<p>Editor's Note: We first published this article a few years ago, and it's gotten a lot of feedback from both …

How to Gain Muscle without getting FAT

Gain muscle without getting fat. This is the age old question how do you do it. Well I have the answer for you. Its so simple you are going to kick …

The Most Important Thing You Will Ever Learn About Lifting Weights

Your lower back may very well be doing absolutely nothing that you tell it to do. Learning how to control the muscles that set the curve of your …

Muscle

Fixing Common Squat and Deadlift Problems with Bands

I’m the type of guy who, when given the choice and when both options are equally effective, would rather fix something with a sledgehammer than a …

Homemade Cannoli That Live Up to the Hype

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Let's get this out of the way up front: the most authentic part of this recipe is my reasonably Italian sounding name. The history of cannoli is steeped in more regional ingredients, cooking traditions, and family secrets than I could ever hope to honor, much less …

Why Sizzle Platters and Eighth-Sheet Pans Belong in Every Kitchen

Take a walk through a professional kitchen, and you'll notice that most of the stuff in there is larger than anything you have at home. Each oven can hold 10 chickens at once, the stockpots are spacious enough to bathe in, and the refrigerators are entire rooms. Whatever pride you may have about …

Boycott the Republican Party

If conservatives want to save the GOP from itself, they need to vote mindlessly and mechanically against its nominees.<p>A few days after the Democratic electoral sweep this past November in Virginia, New Jersey, and elsewhere, <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i> asked a random Virginia man to explain his vote. The …

Donald Trump

Build a Bigger Bench: The Female Edition

One of my favorite lifters, Janis Finkelman, recently posted about her pursuit of a bigger bench press and the need to gain muscle in order for this …

Hypertrophy

Out of Vanilla Extract? This Substitute is Probably in Your Kitchen

By now, you’ve probably been told once or twice to make your own vanilla extract. (One of those times may or may not have been <b>by us</b>.) Recipes tell you how easy-breezy it is to DIY—buy vanilla beans, split down the center, stuff in a jar, drown in booze (most people use vodka; bourbon is fair game, …

How to Calculate Your Fitness Age (Though Your True Age Is an Attitude)

“Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you if you’re young at heart.”<p>Frank Sinatra<p>“You’re only as old as you feel,” the saying goes. Most tend …

Can You Put Your Kids on a Strength Training Program?

We do seminars all over the country, every month. We have an extensive question-and-answer session following the rather long weekend, which includes …

Exercise

3 Fat-Loss Rules Every Woman Should Know

Fat loss can be tricky, especially for women. As a researcher, physique-enhancement consultant, and professor, the biggest mistake I see women making …

The Hip Hinge: By Population, Goals and Training Age

A hip hinge is a movement (flexion and extension) through the hip joint, keeping a neutral spine and the knees slightly flexed. This positioning and …

The Art of Using Angles for Increased Strength

<b>Strength training isn’t as complicated as people think</b>. In fact, a relentless focus on the basics—squat, deadlift, press, pull—can produce …

3 Worst Exercises For The Bench Press | elitefts.com

Stress Incontinence in Female Lifters | Katherine Bickford

Starting Strength Coach Katherine Bickford presents her findings from a survey of female lifters who've experienced stress incontinence and gives …

Women's News

How to do Dips

by |<p>Rip and Chase show you how to do dips in a power rack and using chairs when access to equipment is limited.