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Is It Ever OK to Skip a Meal Before a Workout?

What you need to know about food as fuel<p>Imagine this: You hit snooze a few times in the a.m., but wake up still intent on fitting in a morning workout—until you realize that there's now no way you're going to have time to eat a full breakfast, let it digest, then exercise, and still make it into …

Fitness

Lemon Ricotta Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Grilled Chicken

Don’t we all love the lemon and ricotta and lemon and parmesan combinations? And you can never go wrong with lemon, chicken and spinach. Put that all …

Grilling

30 Quinoa Recipes for Weight Loss

Quinoa may be a “health food,” but that doesn’t mean you will lose weight every time you use the grain. Yes, the grain is packed with protein and …

Healthy Eating

DIY: Nikon/Canon DSLR Camera DK-17M Magnifying Eyecup/Eyepiece Mod

I've been looking for a viewfinder for my Nikon D7000 DSLR Camera that sticks out further, something similar to what is available for the Nikon D700. …

What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

Different kinds of faults make different kinds of earthquakes.<p><b>The magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley north of San Francisco on Sunday morning—collapsing older buildings, sparking fires and causing scores of injuries—fell along a series of cracks in the Earth tied to the</b> …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

Ginger Peach Galette with Almond Crust

<b>crust</b><br>Add the flour, sugar and salt to a food processor and pulse just until combined. In a small bowl, whisk mix together the egg, vinegar and water. …

Banana Muffins

We love banana muffins, banana bread, smoothies with bananas, banana pancakes, updated banana pudding (and this traditional version), banana ice …

Alessandra Ambrosio on Her Brazilian Beauty Secrets

Brazilian bombshell and Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio gives her perspective on hailing from the world's most beautiful country. Plus, Adriana Lima shares what Brazilian beauty means to her.<p>Harper's Bazaar: In your own words, what does Brazilian beauty mean to you?<p><b>Alessandra Ambrosio:</b> …

Beauty

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Rolled fondant makes a beautiful, satin-smooth cake covering, and it’s especially well-loved on wedding cakes. Aside from its porcelain finish, it can be endlessly manipulated to create fancy decorative confectionery embellishments. Even though this icing sounds like a cake lover’s dream come true, …