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What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

Five Exercises to Do Before Every Run

If your warmup typically consists of jogging—or worse, nothing—here’s reason to step it up.<p>A recent study reveals that a dynamic warmup routine can help you perform better. Researchers compared how well study participants ran after moving versus sitting. When runners did dynamic stretches, they …

The Truth About Foam Rolling

It works—but not for the reason you think.<p>Many coaches recommend using a foam roller before and after runs for good reason: A study in <i>The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i> found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

A 'good looking' chocolate chip cookie recipe

If chocolate chip cookies could model, this one would strut down the runway.<p>This is the third recipe I'm placing in the "GOOD" category during my …

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

Parenting as a Teacher, Teaching as a Parent

Not even two weeks past the end of the prior school year, I'm giving plenty of thought to next year. One particular change on my mind is that my …

Strawberry Cheesecake Poke Cake Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 9 servings<p>cooking spray<br>• 6 graham crackers, whole<br>• ½ box vanilla cake mix, prepared according to package<br>• 1 lb (455 g) strawberry, with tops removed<br>• 8 oz (225 g) cream cheese, softened, 1 block<br>• 14 oz (397 g) sweetened condensed milk, 1 can<br>• 1 cup (235 mL) milk<br>• 8 oz (230 g) whipped …

Dessert

This Is THE Move for a Tight, Round Booty

Achieve your bubble butt dreams.<p>Jenn Pena/ Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Single-leg deadlift:</b> The deadlift is kind of the Beyoncé of booty sculpting. It slays all …

This Is a Game-Changing Workout Plan if You’re Trying to Build Endurance | Women's Health

The training program below is all about harnessing your strength and power for extended periods of time, rather than short intervals, says Di Paola. So instead of going HAM on HIIT workouts, you’ll train for longer periods at a lower exertion. “That way, when your competitors start to burn out, …

22 Brownies That Prove Blondes Do It Better

Blondies > brownies.

Dessert

Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary With This Flowchart

Saturday is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. If you can’t afford to visit the author’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon (or you …

Literature

Before & After: 25 Decorating Makeovers From Every Room

Renovations often produce dramatic results, but that doesn't mean you need to rip out floors and knock out walls to make a statement. Let's look at …

Outdoor Spaces

Healthy Biscuit Recipes

These petite quick breads aren't difficult to master and always taste just right.<p>1 of 17<p>Healthy Biscuit Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 17<p>Biscuit Mix<p>3 of …

Breakfast

16 Workouts You Can Easily Do At Home

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17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

19 Delicious Dessert Recipes Everyone With A Slow Cooker Needs

Worth the wait.

Dessert

27 Super Easy Ways To Eat More Fruits And Vegetables

With special appearances by guac, pizza, fries, and booze.

Healthy Eating

Here's How To Instantly Upgrade Pancakes

Fact: Pancakes make ~everything~ better.<p><b>Pancake Batter</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 cups pancake mix<p>1½ cups water<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix and water, stirring until smooth with no lumps.<p>____<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Pancake Batter (see …

Breakfast

Easy Cake Recipes

This collection of easy cake recipes include decadent chocolate cakes, a perfectly moist olive-oil cake, and more.

How to Make a Brunch Casserole

An easy and delicious way to feed a crowd.<p>What's more satisfying than a warm, hearty breakfast? One that lets you sleep in! Give yourself an extra …

Chicken Parmesan Recipes

Fried, slathered in sauce and dripping with melty mozzarella, there truly is nothing more comforting than a plate of chicken parmesan. The classic …

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

Cooking

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

Tone 2 muscle groups in 1 workout with these dual-training exercises

Want to get your most out of your workout!? For ultimate fat burning and total efficiency when it comes to your sweat session there are a few strategies that are a must! For last week's edition of Tone Up Tuesdays, we talked about the importance of High Intensity Interval Training and shared a few …

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (7)<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for coating the pan<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine salt<br>• 2 sticks (8 ounces) …

Dessert

Gin Daisy Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (5)<p>2 ounces gin<br>• 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice<br>• 2 teaspoons grenadine<br>• Cold club soda<br>• Slice of lemon and sprig of mint<p>A medium-tall drink, the …

Cocktails

Sugar Facts & How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth Healthfully

During the holiday season, we were bombarded with foods that may not typically make a showing in our daily lives at other times of the year. While …

Nutrition

7 Extra-Crispy Christmas Cookies for the Anti-Chewy

Should a Christmas cookie be chewy or crispy? If you're in the crispy camp, here are seven incredible recipes to try now.<p><b>1. Crispy Chocolate …