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Science of Ab Workout Routines

Distinguishing exercise myths from exercise facts can make all the difference in your ab workout routines.<p>You're not greedy. You're not asking for a …

Exercise

50 Tips for Serious Athletes

Wanna get faster for your sport? You need to sprint. Work on your acceleration first with short sprints of 5-25 yards. Later on, extend those …

Amazing Experiences Every Traveler MUST Try!

Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the …

The Most Underrated Breakfast

8 delicious and easy ways to enjoy morning toast<p>Some breakfasts get all the glory. Everyone's all Eggs Benedict this, Belgian Waffles that. But when the alarm goes off, do <i>you</i> want to spend twenty minutes beating batter or emulsifying Hollandaise? No, thank you! (Not on a weekday, anyway.)Enter …

Breakfast

Why you should be eating more carbs

Want to build muscle? Chill with the protein, bro. If you're an active guy, then according to Alyse Levine, advisor for livestrong.com, there's a good chance you actually need less protein and more—wait for it—carbs.<p>"There's a huge misconception that you just need to load up on protein if you're …

Bachelor of Lost Arts

The excuse goes something like this: “I don’t want a robot. I want my dog to be himself.” Right. Especially since he’s so “friendly” that he can’t help but vault the fence to chase every cyclist. But if you’re going to bring your dog along on your adventures—and really, nothing beats it—he needs …

Place Training: How to Get Your Dog to Want to Stop Roaming

Time for our young Cooper to learn the fundamentals of steadiness and stillness, patience and quietness. Place is a concept we teach early at Wildrose. This is where we teach a dog to tie out* quietly and stay calmly in a specific spot. These skills are the foundation for a dog that’s civil at …

You Have Now Heard of Jennifer Lawrence

And seen her, moving around and smiling. She is an actress. An extremely talented one. No, really.<p><b>Jennifer Lawrence is hungry.</b> It's 9:00 A.M., she's been up for an hour, and she hasn't eaten a thing. "I'm freakish about breakfast," she says, by which, thank God, she doesn't mean she wants an extra …

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Whip Up A Perfect Bowl of Pasta

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Shane Solomon's Spaghetti with Butter and Parm</b> <i>Pizzeria Stella, Philadelphia</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><b>This dish is not about coating spaghetti with sauce</b>. It's about incorporating the two — letting the starch from the pasta enrich the sauce and the sauce soak into the …

How to Make a Knockout Chili Without a Recipe

Cook the Whole Fish You Just Caught

Marcus Nilsson<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Bryan Caswell's Whole Fish</b> <i>Reef, Houston</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><i>Tip: Most whole-fish recipes call for dry roasting — stuffing with herbs and baking. But it usually turns out exactly that: dry. Caswell poaches fish in its liquidy natural habitat.</i><p><b>This is a</b> …

Recipes

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe

A richly flavored fajita marinade makes these grilled steak fajitas, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas, an instant classic.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak Fajita Marinade:</b>1/2 cup (120ml) soy sauce1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice, …

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Health Do: Drink a Cup of Water With Lemon as Soon as You Wake Up

Last week, Miranda Kerr talked about how she starts every day with a cup of warm water with lemon. And she's not the only one: Lauren Conrad is a fan, as is chef Sarah Britton, and rumor has it Jennifer Aniston is too.<p>Here's why...<p>Experts say that the simple act of sleep can pull water from your …