Allen Leeds

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Cauliflower en Croute

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Trim base of cauliflower so it stands flat on a foil-lined baking sheet. Mix oil, Dijon, garlic, salt, and …

Forget Paris—This Tiny Town Is the Unofficial Food Capital of Europe

As I drift in and out of a jet-lagged haze during our drive from Frankfurt airport to Baiersbronn, a small town in Germany, I'm confused by the …

European Travel

UFC 223 is actually going to happen

What a difference a few hours make.<p>When the fight world awoke on Friday morning, UFC 223 was headlined by a tantalizing lightweight title fight …

Five Places to Go in Milan

One of the hottest areas of Milan is Piazza Gae Aulenti, a futuristic-looking square with a fountain at its center in the Porto Nuova neighborhood. The square, named after the prolific Italian architect, sits at the heart of this recently developed part of town, where shiny new high-rises are …

Biolos on "Monster" Asymmetrical boards!

A one-board weapon even for pro's, says shaper to the stars…<p><b>Two weeks ago, the BeachGrit principal Charlie Smith</b> wrote of the virtues of an …

My Search for L.A.'s Toughest Fitness Class

The last thought I have before I throw up in the bathroom of the CrossFit box is, <i>Oh, what a cliché. I’m about to throw up at CrossFit</i>. Then I throw up. I had rushed to the toilet after Coach Kevin remarked that I looked a little green, which he said just moments after yelling at me to “Give it all …

The 5 Best Upper-Body Exercises That You're Not Doing

These often-overlooked moves will help you build you the results you want<p>Most men bring the wrong approach to training their upper half: Whether it’s defaulting to the same exercises, not working hard enough on them, or completely overlooking lower body moves—yes, some of them can help build your …

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Pimp out your home gym: 11 gadgets we'd love to own right now

Even if you're a dedicated gym rat, having a few trusty go-to workout devices at home comes in handy.<p>"Whether it's an entire home gym set-up or a few body-weight exercise routines, a go-to home workout is the most important thing for maintaining a fitness regimen — so you don't have an excuse when …

5 Moves to Sculpt Your Gorgeous Lower Abs

It’s officially summer, and that means beach days, sunshine, and swimsuits! To celebrate the season, we’re sharing a few of our favorite simple moves to sculpt your lower abs. With these moves, you’ll be feeling extra tight and toned for summer! Plus, having a strong core is essential to keep you …

Workouts

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

The Best Itinerary for Barcelona

To say that Barcelona, a city that boasts gorgeous beaches, abundant sunshine, vibrant local culture, a delectable foodie scene, and a relaxed pace, …

How to Avoid Data Roaming Fees on Your European Travels

Dave and I travel a lot. In this past month alone we've been to 6 countries on two continents. The number one question we get is what do we use for …

This 25-Minute Strength Workout Activates Every Muscle Group

Targeted workouts are great for when you want to hit a tough-to-tone spot, but we think feeling fatigued all over is especially rewarding. And when …

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

6 of the most romantic resorts in Thailand

Thailand, also known as the land of smiles, where miles upon miles of white soft sand is framed by warm turquoise seas and lush rainforest or …

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

The Secret to Better Abs? This Exercise

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Body Weight<p>How to Do V-Ups<p>The Secret to Better Abs? This Exercise<p>Shares<p>Ready to tighten your tummy, strengthen your core, and …

This Dynamic, Full-Body Warmup Will Rock Your Core

Do this before your next workout to get your muscles ready to rock<p>We all know starting a workout cold is a bad idea, but sometimes the pre-workout routine is neglected. Who can blame people? Warmups can seem boring and monotonous. So instead of doing the usual collection of static stretches you …

Workouts

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

Workouts

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Try This Plank Routine With Added Ball Squeeze Twist

If you’ve been incorporating planks into your core workout routine, I’ve got a fun and easy way for you to mix it up: ball squeezes. Adding in this …

Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

4 hip stretch exercises - good exercises to relieve hip pain

If you are like the vast majority of the population, you will spend lots of time day to day sat at a desk or in a car.<p>Prolonged sitting causes the …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

The Best Apps for People Who Travel Alone

No matter how much you do it, solo travel can be intimidating.<p>It's perfectly natural to be nervous about dropping into a foreign, new place on your …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture (and Make a Better First Impression)

Having good posture is one of those things that never goes out of style. Did you ever meet someone who carried herself impeccably upright and wished …

Yoga

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Santurce Shines Again: Your Guide to Puerto Rico's Newest Arts District

A 15-minute drive from Old San Juan lies the neighborhood of Santurce, reminiscent of New York City’s Greenwich Village in the 60s — a bubbling …

A Guide to Vieques and Culebra: Puerto Rico's Lush Outer Islands

Vieques’ warm. blue waters will dazzle even the most jaded travelers. (Photo: Valerie Conners)<p>Vieques and Culebra aren’t Puerto Rico’s <i>only</i> outer …