Emma Jaeger

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10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo</b><p>Ingredients1 medium butternut squash, peeled, end trimmed, seeds removed, flesh chopped4 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 tart apples, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes4 ounces chorizo, chopped into 1/2-inch cubes1 cup …

Just Knowing These 8 Facts Will Make You Way More Productive

Whether trying to conquer Mount Everest or just pick up your laundry, learning these quick facts will make it easier to be super productive -- or at least understand why you're not.<p>And if you're the type of person who is likely procrastinate instead of reading the rest of this article, then you …

3 DIY Power Bar Recipes

They're WAY better than the store-bought versions<p>Shelling out tons of money on your favorite granola bars each week? You might want to think about making your own. <i>Power Hungry: The Ultimate Energy Bar Cookbook</i> hit shelves earlier this month. In it, author Camilla V. Saulsbury shares 50 different …

Sour Cream Pie Crust, No Fail, Flaky Pastry Crust

Move aside food processor! Be gone tough pie crusts! I hath found the holy grail of pastry doughs.<p>It is flaky, it is buttery, it is un-fussy, and it …

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Oliver Burkeman looks at the daily routines of history's most creative minds in Guardian Weekend: http://gu.com/p/3j6qb/fb Illustration: Jean Julien for the Guardian

Japanese-Style Meat and Potatoes

This recipe is based on a popular Japanese stewed dish called nikujaga (niku means "meat;" jaga means "potato"), which Kathy's mom often made when …

5 Reasons to Run Tomorrow Morning

Has earning a living ever interfered with your training schedule? As nice as it would be to focus on just running, most of us do not have that luxury. I made the switch to early morning runs after a recent job change, and I discovered some surprising benefits to running before the sun comes</b> …

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Spring-Cleaning That Won't Take Over Your Life: 8 Hours, Start to Finish

<b>9 A.M.–10 A.M.: Bathroom</b><p><b>Vacuum and wipe the walls and ceilings.</b> If you clear them annually of the almost imperceptible grime that builds up, then you …

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How to Curb Your Inner Control Freak

<i>By Terri Trespicio</i><p>As an overachieving kid, I was lauded for my top grades, my responsible and well-behaved nature. I succeeded in a rigorous private school, then went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from a reputable college. I showed all the markings of someone who would work hard, stay focused and …

15-Minute Workout: Plyometrics

<i>By Rachel Sturtz for SHAPE magazine</i><p>You (yes, crazy-busy you) are not too busy to work out today. This routine -- designed by Equinox's Stephanie Vitorino, creator of the best-selling VBody DVD series -- gets the fat-burning job done fast. The secret is plyometrics: explosive, high-intensity …