Lisa Owens

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27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

Hiking

Must-try comfort recipes

Give your menu a seasonal makeover with delicious autumn ideas. The recipes are perfection made simple so you'll have plenty of time to frolic and play this season. Warning: No biting the screen.

IT Band Stretches

IT band pain is a topic I am quite well versed in (unfortunately…) and so I wanted to share some of my favorite stretches. Here are six things I try …

Lengthen and Strengthen Your Runner's Legs

Show your running legs some love with this yoga sequence. It's designed to strengthen the quads, hamstrings, and glutes for all those hill climbs and speed work, as well as increase hip and hamstring flexibility to prevent injury and pain. After a run or a few sun salutations, hop on your mat and …

A 30-Second Fix For Knee Pain

Try this simple move to fight achy joints—naturally<p>Got knee pain? You probably need to work on your ankles. Over time, especially if you spend a lot of time sitting, your ankles lose range of motion—which forces your knees to compensate (and complain).<p>Trainer Bruce Mack showed us this move to …

4 Easy Knee Stretches

No one wants knee trouble. One way to avoid it is to add stretches after your workout. In this video, fitness expert Kristin McGee shows you the …

Yoga Poses for Less Stress and Better Sleep

This relaxing yoga routine will help calm your mind and body so that you can get a better night's sleep. Do these easy stretches and exercises every …

How to Foam Roll: Lower-Body Release

There are more than a few workouts — from running to spinning to strength training — that can leave your lower-body crying in soreness. Never fear! …

Massage Therapy

Safely Improve Your Shoulder Strength And Mobility!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, CSCS, CEP <b><br>Occupation:</b> Personal Trainer & Fitness Writer <b><br>Website:</b> JKConditioning.com<p>What do the bench press, …

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …

Breakfast

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

The Standard Warm-Up: Video Demonstration

The <b>Standard Warm-up</b> is a dynamic flexibility and stretching routine that is done before you run. This series of light strength exercises and mobility …

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

Nutrition

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

Dessert

These iOS tips will help you take better iPhone photos

It has been said that the best camera in the world is the camera you have with you when you want to take a photo, because life keeps moving forward …

14 Great Dips for Game Day

Gallery14 Great Dips for Game Day<p>If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen. You need to know it'll be just right: gooey, …

9 nutrition rules for developing strong, powerful muscles

Most guys think they’ve cracked the dietary code for larger, stronger muscles: protein with a side of protein. Well, new research—especially on the …

Authentic Paella, Simplified

I don't know about you, but come Christmas, my Facebook feed is filled with pictures of people making paella. And yet, the best paella I ever had was on a sunny day at an outdoor café in Barcelona, Spain. In other words -- why make it only once a year? In winter?<p>Fortunately, I've known a true …

Recipes

The Egg Cookbook: The Creative Farm-to-Table Guide to Cooking Fresh Eggs

• <b>Author:</b> Healdsburg Press<p>The real chicken-and-egg problem: What to do with eggs once they’re in your kitchen?<p>If you are looking for a fresh, nutritious, and creative approach to the almighty egg, <i>The Egg Cookbook</i> is for you. With <i>The Egg Cookbook</i> you’ll get more than 110 unique recipes that let the …

6 Ways to Use Toasty, Caramelized White Chocolate

Ever tried roasting white chocolate? It's a favorite technique of ours: When cooked at a low heat, the sugars and milk solids in white chocolate …

Juicy and Tender Italian-American Meatballs in Red Sauce Recipe

What is the perfect meatball? For me, it's a plump, juicy ball of highly seasoned meat that's so tender a spoon can pass right through it with almost no resistance. Here's how I make that a reality.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A panade made from buttermilk-soaked fresh bread adds tons of moisture and …

How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball piece. You could toss the sauce with spaghetti and set the meatballs on …

5 Ways to Up Your Salad Game

News flash: Salad does not have to be boring. Just skip the mesclun and try one of these five recipes to liven up lunch or dinner.<p><b>Thai Veggie Salad</b><p>This Thai-inspired dish swaps greens for crunchy veggies--and is topped with a spicy peanut dressing.<p><b>Fish Taco Salad</b><p>Sautéed tilapia fillets atop a bed …

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …