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This Is How Runners Make The Exercise Look So Easy

It's all in your form.<p>Calling all beginners!<p>Runners may make their strides look effortless, but there’s much more to the technique than you might notice.<p>“It’s all about form,” Ryan McCann, a personal trainer and instructor at the fitness class Mile High Run Club, told The Huffington Post.<p>If you’d …

Easy Runs: How Fast and Long Should They Be?

<i>Easy runs are the foundation of any sound training program from the 5K to the marathon. This is the training mode where we runners spend 70 – 80% of</i> …

9 Trainers Share the Top Weight-Loss Mistakes People Make in the Gym

These free tips could help you shed pounds faster.<p>Hitting the gym is about a hell of a lot more than crushing calories, but when you make regular sweat seshes part of your plan to lose weight, it can be tough to break out of the "hour-on-the-treadmill or bust" mentality. And little did you know, …

12 Vacation Spots That Are Cheaper To Get To Today Than In The Past

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New Zealand

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

The signature dish of Chef Peng

A relatively new dish in Hunan’s canon, Peng Family Bean Curd was almost an instant hit when it was created in Taiwan by Chef Péng Chángguì 彭長貴.<p>Chef …

Biang Biang Mian (Biang Biang Noodles)

Hot oil noodle- <i>Biang Biang mian (Biang Biang noodles)</i> is a very interesting and popular dish in Shaanxi province. And definitely it was one of my …

19 Savory Pumpkin Seed Recipes to Make This Season

A great pumpkin pie recipe paired with a seasonal latte is an autumn dream. But even with all our PSLs and pumpkin love, we’ve been neglecting an integral part of our beloved gourd — the seeds! Yes, they’re all goopy and gross when you’re scooping them out to make a jack-o’-lantern, but did you …

Healthy Eating

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Stephen King

Roasted Ratatouille Pasta Recipe

For a long time, Ratatouille was a big fat fail in this house. Undercooked, overcooked, lacking in flavor, there was no good ratatouille recipe to be …

Indian Samosa Casserole

1. To make Crust: Preheat oven to 375°F. Whisk together flours and salt in bowl. Stir in oil until clumps form. Add 6 to 10 Tbs. cold water, 1 Tbs. …

How to cook the perfect baked beans

In an age of increasingly global flavours, a taste for tangy, tomatoey tinned beans – and salty Marmite or sawdusty rich tea biscuits – marks you out as an unmistakable product of the British Isles. They may be an American creation, made with New World legumes and Native American roots, but even in …

Coleslaw in Chinese-style Dressing Recipe

<b>Read more: Chichi's Chinese: Cabbage Salad</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil2 teaspoons sesame oil1 teaspoon chili oil, or to taste2 teaspoons soy sauce2 tablespoons Chinkiang or rice vinegar, or to taste1 teaspoon sugar1/2 head of cabbage, thinly cut or shredded (about 2 quarts shredded cabbage)1 …

How to Hide Blackheads, Under-Eye Circles, and All Your Other Annoying Skin Issues

Concealer's about to become your new BFF.<p><i>This article was written by Megan Cahn and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Concealer is one of life’s little helpers: It hides our skin imperfections from the rest of the world. It’s a seemingly straightforward job, yet a big one, and we can't …

Makeup

General Tso's Chicken

Whisk stock, 1 tbsp. cornstarch, vinegar, tomato paste, 3 tbsp. light soy sauce, 1 tbsp. dark soy sauce, and 3 tbsp. water in a bowl; set sauce aside.<p>…

Tutorial: Texas Summer box dress

Miranda from One Little Minute shows how to make her Texas Summer box dress. It’s made from a rectangle of fabric, with a drawstring to shape and …

Advice on Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

Week four of our DIY Homesteading series brings us back to the topic of chickens with this piece on building your own coop by Staci from Life at …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

By Charlie Shaw,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kPgDXD<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. A shortcut to any website.<p>Whatever you type into the URL bar can be …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.<p>Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 38 Best Health and Fitness Apps

We spend too much time staring at our phones—just ask the pedestrians we almost walk into on a daily basis. If scrolling through your Newsfeed or …

Apps

Simple Silken Tofu and Kimchi Soup

Less than 1 hour<p>6-8<p>15 Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 small onion, sliced or chopped<br>• 2-2 1/2 cups roughly chopped kimchi<br>• 1 pound sliced pork loin or …

At-Home Workout: No Props? No Prob

Download the cheapest, most convenient workout on the planet and get jaw-dropping results<p><b>Your equipment list for this workout:</b> (1) 10 square feet of floor space,(2) you.No stretchy bands, balls, or dumbbells (even a mat is optional). Nostate-of-the-art machinery to wait in line for at the gym. …

Workouts

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

Workouts

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Recipes

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic]

<b>ADD this Infographic to your Website/Blog:</b> Simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your blog or website: <a target="_blank" …