John Clarke

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Here’s the one crucial thing you must do before you write

Here are the mistakes most writers make:• They use passive voice too much, hiding the “actor” of the sentence. (For example, “Mistakes were made.”)<br>• They …

15 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes to Enjoy All Winter

Vipassana Meditation Helps You Sleep Better and Lowers Cortisol, So We're Down

“The first thing that happens is less stress, anxiety, and reactiveness,” says Martha Soffer, an ayurvedic healer and founder of Surya Spa in Pacific …

There’s actually a crazy simple way to boost your happiness—fast

What if you had a built-in “mood ring” in your body, an observable physical symptom that could accurately assess your current emotional state? (And …

An Aggressive Full-Body Fat-Loss Workout from The 21-Day Shred

By the time you reach Day 18 of the <b>The 21-Day Shred</b> you’ll already be significantly leaner, and quite possibly even stronger. The workout starts out …

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

HOW IT WORKS

Can’t seem to shed your spare tire? This workout and diet program strips away excuses so you can strip away belly fat<p>Can’t seem to ever shed your spare tire? The Fast and Lean program strips away excuses so you can strip away fat.<p>It’s not a one-size-fits-all workout and diet plan. Quite the …

18 Noodle Soup Recipes to Make You Temporarily Forget About Ramen

Ramen, the Japanese noodle soup that has swept the nation, isn’t going away any time soon. And we don’t want it to! But there are some seriously tasty noodle soups out there that aren’t getting their fair share of the spotlight. Let’s remedy that. From China to Thailand to Vietnam, here are the …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

The Double Kettlebell Clean Training Program

<b>One of the ways to spot a trainer who actually has experience in the tool they’re trying to get you to use is by the way they write programs.</b> And …

Workouts

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

Canal House Lentils

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>When cooked with aromatics and rich tomato sauce, lentils are anything but bland.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, finely chopped<p>1 clove garlic, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon tomato paste<p>1 cup …

Recipes

Lentil Wraps

People who work for schools have the life. Wes has been on summer break for a few weeks, and has spent many days hiking and climbing in Joshua Tree, …

Masala Lentils + Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen - Cadry's Kitchen

<i>I’m taking a quick break from my travel posts to share a recipe for masala lentils and to give you the inside scoop on Richa Hingle’s new book, Vegan</i> …

Recipes

Lentil Burgers

In shape and stature, the lentil is rather unremarkable – a small, pebble-like legume dressed in muted earth tones. But in the Torah, the lentil is a …

Man Mission Gear

An early season sea kayaking trip is like a pilgrimage for me. I know no better way to welcome the paddling season than to chase the last of winter's …

Backpacking

Canoeing and kayaking around the world: readers’ travel tips

From wild lakes in Canada to peaceful island hopping around Thailand, readers suggest their top places to explore by canoe or kayak<p>The Soca river has something for everyone – fast rapids, gentle bimbles, a slalom course – making it perfect for paddlers of all abilities. Blue snowmelt runs between …

Five Core Sea Kayaking Skills

A first-time sea kayaker needs just a handful of skills and about a half-day of practice to get a basic foundation in the sport. Veteran instructor …

Kayaking

The Well-Packed Kayak

Even a small sea vessel like a kayak can hold a surprisingly large load of cargo—if you pack smart.<p><b>A sea kayak can haul</b> a couple of backpacks' worth of camping gear, fishing tackle, and wine boxes—and without a single pound weighing down your shoulders. The trick to keeping the boat handling well …

How to Eat Tofu Every Day and Not Get Bored

How to cook tofu without getting bored? We've got enough flavor combinations for you to eat meat-free (okay, meat-minimal) every day for a month.<p>Whether you're totally meat-free or just go vegetarian a day or two a week, there's a lot to love about tofu. It's a perfect blank canvas, and we're not …

Quinoa Tabbouleh

6 Servings<p>The classic Middle Eastern salad gets an of-the-moment upgrade with the "it" grain, quinoa.<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed well<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

(audio) I’ve recorded a meditation for you:

For years and years I’ve been asked to record the guided meditations and sacred rituals I lead everyone through at my <i>slow retreats.</i><i></i> <br>I’ve hesitated. …

Four Ways To Use Cooked Quinoa

Chocolate Chip Cookies<br>Photo: John David Becker<br>Loaded with protein, fiber, and valuable minerals like iron, it’s no surprise quinoa has been deemed a …

14 Awesome Post-Workout Meals for Vegans

If you still think vegans have a hard time being fit and healthy, it’s time to get with the program. Whether they’re smashing world records in …

Healthy Eating

Celebrity Slim-Down Secret: Harley Pasternak's Sweet Spinach Smoothie

This spinach smoothie from trainer Harley Pasternak is a favorite of his celebrity clients (Julianne Hough is a fan!) for helping them stay on the right track, especially after an indulgent period.<p>Spinach is the star in this creamy smoothie, and for good reason — with just one 16-ounce serving, …

Healthy Eating

Lemony Shrimp Asparagus and Quinoa Stir Fry

I have a great cookbook for you today, Bob’s Red Mill Everyday Gluten-Free Cookbook by Camilla V. Saulsbury. From this cookbook I selected Lemony …