Dawn Ulmer

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Banded Nordic Hamstring Exercise: Let's Build Those Hammies!

I often get asked about my lower body workout programs, because I tend to load the bar and rep out on Romanian deadlifts, a staple of mine, or do …

Workouts

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

A Quick Plank Workout You Can Do Anywhere From Carrie Underwood’s Trainer

A basic plank is a great core exercise. But Nashville-based celebrity trainer Erin Oprea, who works with Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, and …

You only need to do three things to make a great presentation

You’re in front of a group of people. Your jaw juts and words poke out almost by themselves. The room seems glazed. Its den of eyes stare out, but are turned off from the inside. CLICK. You make the next slide appear. It thumps to arrival. The eyes don’t stir.<p>You turn to the presentation. The …

Your Startup Needs a Great Story. Here's How to Develop One | Inc.com

People love a good story. But more importantly, people buy from a good story. As Ian Rowden, Chief Marketing Officer of Virgin, once said, "The best brands are built on great stories." That's why storytelling is the best way to strengthen your brand.<p>No matter your industry, a compelling story can …

Marketing

Best Ever Texas Sheet Cake Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees. Prepare an 8×8 inch pan grease it or just cover it with baking paper ad set it aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>Put the butter …

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs

Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressions—including fuzzy furrowed brows, …

CIS: The classics of Tartan noir

<b>Scottish crime fiction has</b> a long and lustrous history. Whether set in Scotland or written by Scots there is a wealth of classics from which to …

Guide to Streaming Video Services

In the early days of video streaming services, your choice was simple: Get Netflix. It’s more complicated now, with Netflix battling other well-known …

Smart TV

The Best Refried Beans

From the Saveur archives: Unearthing the legendary refritos from Austin's Las Manitas<p>In a large pot, combine the beans, all but 1 tablespoons of the …

Recipes

Free Audio: Hear Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri, Margaret Atwood & Authors

Fyi: Penguin Random House and Crown Publishing Group recently produced "Season of Stories," an eleven-week "serialized reading experience." It …

Is Now the Time to Get a TV Antenna?

Just like long-playing records and turntables, TV antennas have made a comeback. But unlike the LP revival—which feeds on nostalgia and the appeal of …

13 Borderline Genius Cooking Tips From Ina Garten

Always use good vanilla.

The Party by Elizabeth Day review – well-paced literary thriller

As Elizabeth Day reminds us in the epigraph to <i>The Party</i>, her title has three meanings: social, political and contractual. Each comes into play here in her fourth novel, a well-paced slow-burner of a literary thriller that peers into the cordoned-off chambers of the British establishment ordinarily …

Books

Get This Bold, High-End Bathroom Look on a Budget

How much would you pay for a bathroom as bold and high-end looking as the one in Shauna Glenn's Texas house? Her incredible design choices make this …

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

Gin Phillips’s <b>Fierce Kingdom</b> (Doubleday, £12.99) begins at closing time in a zoo in an unnamed American city, where Joan is trying to hurry her four-year-old son, Lincoln, towards the exit. When she spots the dead bodies and realises that the “fireworks” she heard earlier were actually gunshots, …

Books

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

The Transferred Life of George Eliot by Philip Davis review – how a novelist shared her wisdom

Some great novelists are <i>there</i> in their novels. None is more present than George Eliot. Take a small example from <i>The Mill on the Floss</i>. Mr Tulliver, the mill owner, has well-nigh ruined himself by pursuing a doomed legal suit against a cleverer rival. Now he must get his wife to borrow some money …

Literature

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

It isn't.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout gets your heart pumping and helps build muscle.<p>The app is a great introduction to a trendy type of fitness routine called interval training, and it's ideal for weekends or days when I can't make …

Exercise

Four Plank Variations for a Full Body Workout

Perfected your plank? Time to move on.<p>No need to see whether you can plank for 3 or 5 minutes – switch it up instead, work some different muscles and …

Chez Panisse Gingersnap Recipe

397<p>81<p>7<p>Shares 485<p>During my interview at Chez Panisse, as I sat across the table from Alice Waters in the main dining room at the restaurant, she asked …

Dessert

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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100 Must-Read Books With Plot Twists

This post is sponsored by <i>Sympathy</i> by Olivia Sudjic.<b>Sympathy is an electrifying debut novel of obsessive love, family secrets, and the dangers of</b> …

Forget Boiling! Use Less Salt! Plus More Tips for Better, Easier Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>For many of us, pasta is the very first meal we make for ourselves. But just because it takes little more than a pot of boiling water doesn't mean the process can't be improved. Over the years, we've tested and tweaked, taken on old wives' tales, and …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

The Beginner’s Guide to Points and Miles: Essential Travel Tips

Congratulations. You’ve landed on the single most important article we’ve ever produced — <b>The Beginner’s Guide</b> — which offers dozens of tips that will …

10 Genius Travel Hacks You Need to Know Before Next Flight... From the Ultimate Insider

Prepare to elevate your experience.<p>After having traveled hundreds of thousands of miles in my life, it’s safe to say that I’ve developed some …