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No Crunches Please: A 3 Phase Core Workout

<b>You can get a great core workout without ever doing a sit-up or crunch.</b> Many people hate crunches and even more find that they aggravate their lower …

6 Bodyweight Workouts That Actually Build Muscle

IT CAN BE tempting to head into the gym and immediately start pounding the heavy iron. But we’re here to tell you that a bodyweight routine will work …

Bodyweight Exercise

Guacamole-Stuffed Chicken Is an Avocado-Lover's Dream

We love guacamole. We love chicken — after all, it's our favorite lean protein. Put these two together and you have a winning dish, both in flavor and nutrition. Serve with you favorite salad and you have a meal that is high in protein and full of healthy fats as well as filling fiber. Watch this …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

​The Hardest, Most Effective No-Equipment Workout You’ll Ever Do

​This circuit turns your legs into high-horsepower pistons and shreds your abs<p>I travel at least a weekend or two a month, but I haven’t missed a scheduled workout in the last 10 years.<p>I call my go-to hotel room workout "Sore Legs, No Equipment." It’s so killer that I even do it when I’m at the gym …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase Two

If you’ve been following part one of this series, hopefully you’ve realized something important about leaning out: it’s not rocket science. The key …

Nutrition

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Forget Fad Workouts—Science Says This Fitness Routine Actually Works

Nothing is more frustrating than formulating a multifaceted approach to your 2017 health and wellness goals, only to see little to no physical …

7 Minutes and 13 Moves Are All You Need for a Hard-Core Workout

One foolproof way to make the most out of a super-short workout: Crank up the intensity. This HIIT workout will leave you drenched in sweat by …

Workouts

Cacio e Pepe Biscuits

Basic baking powder biscuits get a cacio e pepe makeover with the addition of spicy, buttery Pecorino-Romano cheese and floral freshly cracked black …

72 Insanely Popular Dinners You Have To Try In 2017

Everything you need for a delicious year.

The Best Fitness Programs for Your Health & Wellness Goals | The Art of Manliness

It’s a new year, which means many of you are probably setting new fitness goals.<p>For a lot of guys, their goal is pretty vague — “get in shape” or …

The 45-minute transformation workout to get back in shape fast

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you just want to get back in shape in 2017 and you're a crazy-busy dude, here's how to go from zero to hero in …

Bread Bowl Chicken Pot Pie (Coffin Bread)

Think of it as the ultimate pot pie<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.<p>Using a serrated knife, cut a square …

No Bake Apple Pie Bites

These easy to make No Bake Apple Pie Bites are the perfect dessert to serve this fall! Happy Saturday! I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a good …

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

The 5 most important exercises for men over 40

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Getting—or staying—in shape after 40 hinges on one primary thing: Mastering basic range of motion and body …

The Pioneer Woman's Most Popular Casseroles Will Inspire You to Cook

You know you can always count on the Pioneer Woman for easy and delicious recipes. Some of Ree Drummond's most popular recipes are her casseroles, and it's easy to see why: these one-pan wonders are layered with flavor and guarantee that dinner gets on the table fast. If you're looking to get out …

Cooking

7 Beginner Kettlebell Exercises To Work Your Entire Body

Beginner kettlebell exercises are an excellent way to add variety to your workout routine, whether you're new to strength training or you're just …

Turmeric Chicken with Tzatziki

More than adding color, turmeric also provides a distinct flavor to this chicken, ginger and tangy yogurt sauce recipe.<p>Turmeric is all the rage for …

18 One-Pot Chicken and Rice Dishes for an All-in-One Meal

When it comes to making dinner, you’d traditionally have a protein, a starch and vegetables all on one plate. That also means you’re going to have *loads* of dishes to do, and that’s just <i>not</i> going to fly for a regular ol’ weeknight meal. There are plenty of one-pot dishes that can be made in a cast …

Breakfast Egg Rolls

We’re really reinventing breakfast over here at The Chic. We wanted to bring you a delicious breakfast on the go! These Breakfast Egg Rolls are …

5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

17 Make-at-Home Holiday Treats to Bring to Work

As soon as the word <i>holiday</i> starts to be whispered in the halls at work, it’s like suddenly everyone gets an overwhelming urge to bake. One day it’s pumpkin muffins, then over-the-top brownies and, of course, all the chocolate and peanut butter recipe combos you can handle. It’s about time you break …

Chef John's Chicken and Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe is the best of three chicken dinner favorites--chicken and biscuits, chicken pot pie, and chicken and dumplings--all in …

A Simple Way to Know How Much Weight to Lift

One of the most common questions people ask personal trainers and weight training coaches is: "How much weight should I start with?" The truth is, …

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

Best Ways to Exercise at Home

Whether you're allergic to the gym, want to save money or crave convenience, exercising at home is an easy choice to make. What's more difficult is …