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Tip: One Easy Move to Relieve Low Back Pain

Do this for 5-10 minutes per day to ease low back tension and soreness.<p>The Static Back Position<p>The fundamental "static back" position is a bodyweight …

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Release Your Inner Cavewoman With This Bulge-Busting Diet

Finding it harder and harder to lose weight with each passing year? Then help is here! When scientists at Umea University in Sweden put …

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Whipped Rosemary Cream Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is not a fancy cake. It’s not tricky to make, nor does it come laden with some kind of extravagant buttercream icing (though I do serve mine with a good dollop of rosemary whipped cream on the side). Rather, it’s simple and sophisticated—rich, dark, and, most importantly of all, …

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

These 10 Shag Haircuts Will Get You So Excited for Fall Beauty

Fashion isn’t the only thing we’re borrowing from the ’70s. We’ve also been raiding the vintage hair salon archives for some cool new fall hairstyles, and there’s one that has caused some major blippage on our style radar: the shag. Now, this cut isn’t exactly the one that your mom, grandma or even …

6 Crazy Exercises Cycling Trainers Swear By

Side-to-Side Planks<p>shutterstock<p><b>Who swears by it:</b> Andy Sparks, director of track programs for USA Cycling <b><br>Why:</b> This series fires up your entire midsection for a full two minutes. Not only is this great for sculpting a strong core, but holding a challenging pose for so long will strengthen your mental …

16 drugstore lip glosses loved by celebrity makeup artists

When it comes to lip makeup, there used to be one option: lipstick. Nowadays, there are tons of choices from which to choose — with variations of textures, colors, application methods and more.<p>TODAY Style reached out to 14 beauty mavens to find out their personal favorite — and client favorite — …

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Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

5 Best Yoga Poses For Runners

For runners with tight hips and legs, yoga can be a game-changer. But who has time to fit in a 90-minute class on top of running workouts? As Liz …

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The Food Lab: Slicing Meat Against the Grain

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>So you already know how important it is to rest your meat, and you may have even gone and cooked your steak sous-vide. Surely, the only thing left to do is cut it and eat it, right?<p><b>Not so fast.</b><p><b>One of</b> …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Articles about modern bright family home renovation washington dc on Dwell.com - Dwell

Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide...<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>A bay window build-out helps a …

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Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake with Meyer Lemon Whipped Cream Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cake is only very lightly adapted from Molly Wizenberg's Winning-Hearts-and-Minds Cake -- and it gets better as it ages (or is stashed in the freezer for a bit). Serve it with powdered sugar, whipped cream, this lemon whipped cream, or nothing at all. —Kenzi Wilbur<p><b>Makes: one</b> …

No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core

<b>Most of us sit for all or part of the day, placing the hamstrings and hip flexors in a shortened position,</b> which can lead to low back pain or just a …

How To Prevent Lower Back Pain In 10 Minutes Or Less

From a simple muscle strain to slipped or bulging spinal discs, there are a number of things that can cause lower back pain. Unfortunately, one of …

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Crispy Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley

8 Servings<p>This crispy potato cake is a decadent side that goes with almost everything—especially breakfast.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for pan<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, sliced ¼” thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Roasted Fingerlings with Preserved Lemon

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>Preserved lemons add a wonderful salty-sweet hit to these simple potatoes, but if you don’t have them on hand, you can use regular lemons instead. Thinly slice the peel of one lemon, then toss with the potatoes before roasting.<p>January …

4 Moves to Decrease Your Risk of Injury

Do these moves now, and save yourself from getting sidelined later.<p>You might not know it, but your hips are kind of a big deal. At their strongest, they can help you change direction quickly, increase your range of motion, and prevent countless injuries. But when they're weak, they can wreak all …

Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata

Treat your frittatas better, just like you do all your other eggs. They will serve happy holiday crowds (or make nice lunches for you) in return.<p>Fried eggs are the source of fierce debates over texture and tone; scrambled are valued by how unresisting and cream-like they are; omelettes give us a …

4 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Train Your Core

<b>If you’ve ever had a major abdominal surgery you know how important your core muscles are for everyday functioning.</b> Before my first c-section, I took …

The Best Ab Exercises You're Not Doing

Forget bicycles, crunches, and burpees! Take your core training to the next level with these moves.<p>Committed to boring crunches? Time to break up. …

Strength Training for Beginners: Your Guide to Picking Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Few things are more intimidating to rookie weight lifters than a room full of muscular fitness fanatics, tossing around huge weights like …

Amazing Wedding Updos from Every Angle

As far as important hair and makeup moments go, not much can compare to your wedding day. But deciding on a look isn’t easy: You have to take the …

The 4 Most Important Exercises You’re Probably Not Doing

<b>How would you like to decrease your risk of injuries, improve your mobility and coordination, get stronger, and improve your conditioning?</b> Oh, and …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Macaroons

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A dessert to do Jewish people proud.</i><p>I need to tell all of you that while I love being Jewish, I often feel sad about my people’s desserts. Yeah I know all about …

Healthy Homemade Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

<i>Kaley’s here today with one of our family’s favorite snacks. My littles totally think of this as dessert, which I love because it’s really nothing</i> …