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100 Reps: The Forgotten Plateau Buster

This workout is not for the faint of heart, but if you give it a try, you’ll realize that it is one of the best plateau busters there is. I'm talking …

Carbohydrates

Daily Afternoon Chaos (40 Pictures)

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin

Great infographic on The Girls Benchmark Workouts - Put together by East Dallas Crossfit

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Banana Bread

This banana bread has been the most popular recipe on Simply Recipes for over 10 years. Thousands of people make it every day. Why?Because it really …

Breakfast

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Workouts

Top 6 Challenge Workouts

Here's what you need to know...<p>The "Demon Deacon" workout consists of doing one rep on the minute, every minute, for the allotted time.<br>• The "Bengal" …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program

A simple, if intimidating, workout plan created by Mark Merchant, co-owner of As One Fitness. Implement immediately. The GIFs should help.<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>Six days a week</b> for six weeks, you'll alternate between two series of exercises, increasing the amount of work you do each week. …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

Breakfast Sausage

These are the BEST!!! <br>I made up a batch to use in a Pumpkin Soup I made the other day, you use the sausage in the soup, the smell just from all the …

4 Killer Workouts for While You're on Holiday or Vacation

<b>My wife loves to travel.</b> She spent six months working as a nanny in France. She has visited nearly every continent and speaks English, French, and …

Paleo Mini Meatloaves (Gluten and Grain-Free)

Few things are as beautiful as a field or forest with freshly fallen snow. Wintertime in our neck of the woods is sometimes a Currier and Ives …

24 Products That Are Totally Feeling You Right Now

Yes, in fact, there is such a thing as uninspirational quotes.

Yotam Ottolenghi: 10 of his best chicken and poultry dishes

Warm roast chicken and bread salad<p>"This was my attempt at recreating a dish I had at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco," says Ottolenghi. "I made it from memory, only to discover there are versions of it all over the internet. My version's still satisfying, so what the heck." Find the full recipe …

For a twist on the traditional banana bread, check out this Peanut Butter Banana Bread I created for Make and Takes! Infused with peanut goodness, the bread takes the peanut butter and banana sandwich to a new level. http://www.makeandtakes.com/peanut-butter-banana-bread

Counterintuitive Advice For LinkedIn Users Part 3 - Stand Out And Promote

In Part 1 of this series, I focused on branding your profile and in Part 2 I discussed techniques for being found and using LinkedIn for research. In this final piece in the series, I share with you ways to differentiate your profile and maximize your hard work – repurposing it and getting others …

High Tension Back Workouts to Build More Muscle

In my last high intensity article on how to build a bigger back, I talked exclusively about ladders and how they can be very effective for higher …