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Homemade Chocolate Croissants (Pain au Chocolat)

How are your homemade croissants coming along this month?In case you’re just joining us, croissants are the April Baking Challenge recipe. I …

Baking

Why Your Wrists and Shoulders Hurt During Push-Ups and Planks—and How to Fix It

The push-up is one of my favorite exercises. It’s portable, equipment-free, and offers works your chest, shoulders, arms, back, and abs all in one …

19 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Literally Do Anywhere

Who needs the gym?<p>Sure, there are days when you want to grab some 10-pounders and bang out a solid strength session—or even get your CrossFit on. But then there are times when you’ve got nothing but your sports bra, six-feet of space, and a burning desire to sweat like nobody’s business.<p>That’s …

Exercise

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

Exercise 1 Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed slightly out. Keeping your chest upright and core tight, bend your knees and sit your hips back, extending your arms straight in front of you at shoulder height <b>(a).</b> Press through your heels to jump as high as you can …

Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.<p>Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.<p>Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for …

Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

Joy Wilson, aka "Joy the Baker", came up with this vegan delight in her new cookbook, <i>Joy the Baker Cookbook</i>. It's such an ingenious recipe that it will even fool the most committed carnivore (<i>me</i>) into believing it includes butter and eggs.<p>Why?<p>"Avocado is like a secret weapon when it comes to …

10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to <i>ask</i> questions, too.<p>Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons:<p>First, when done correctly, the questions you ask confirm your qualifications as …

3-Ingredient Recipes You Can Whip Up in a Flash

Talk about short and sweet: Each of these treats uses only three ingredients, most of which you likely have on hand.<p>Peanut Butter Cookies

Knee Joint Strengthening Exercises

3 Exercise Moves for Stronger Knees<p>You can strengthen your knees with these simple moves<p>It seems counterintuitive, but these moves from Tim Hewett, Ph.D., director of The Ohio State University Sports Health & Performance Institute, ward off problems by strengthening muscles around the knee. Do …

Ohio State University

Should I Do Cardio or Weights First?

<b>The answer:</b> Where to begin? For most women, the right answer is at the weight racks.<p>See, when it comes to slimming down and shaping up, strength training and cardio work best in that order. Here's why: When you start your workout with weights, by the time you get to the treadmill or bike your …

10 Ways To Avoid Being Branded As Old At Work

As if you don’t have enough to worry about in your personal life as you age (creaky joints, fading eyesight, Cialis commercials actually applying to you), there’s something to worry about in your professional life as well: age discrimination.<p>A recent AARP survey in New York City found that nearly …

The 12 Habits Of Highly Collaborative Organizations

When it comes to the future of work and collaboration I’ve worked with and researched hundreds of companies. Collaboration is indeed a top priority for many business leaders but knowing what makes organizations successful can be a tricky thing. After all no two companies are like and their …

10 Things To Do When They Radically Change Your Job

What would you do if your responsibilities at work radically changed out of the blue? You weren’t promoted or demoted; you were just suddenly expected to complete tasks totally unrelated to your job.<p>“At one time in my career, I was in a retail management training program and about two weeks into …