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Buh-Bye, Extra Pounds — This Is the Ultimate Workout For Weight Loss

To get the best results, you need to use the best exercises. We've got your top eight weight-loss moves, which you can add to your current workouts or put together for a full-fledged workout. Each exercise is a compound and dynamic movement so you have no doubt you're going to maximize the amount …

Workouts

Pour Yourself a Glass and Make These Red-Wine-Infused Recipes

It's no secret that red wine goes in recipes like tomato sauce, but these unique recipes will convince you to use red wine in a whole new way. If you've never tried red wine hot chocolate, red wine grilled cheese, or red wine spaghetti, you're in for a total treat. Pour yourself a glass of your …

10 incredible ways to see Canada

Mountains, moose and Mounties: around the globe, those three words say “Canada”. But the world’s second largest country offers far more. Stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, it is a land of adventures in the great outdoors. Nowhere else provides such variety, from Niagara Falls and the …

The Split Switch Curl and Press WIll Make Your Legs Stronger, Your Arms Bigger, and Your Belly Smaller | Men's Health

Between reps of the curl and press, you’ll do split switches—a variation on the split squat that requires you to switch leg positions in midair.<p>Explosive exercises like that require a ton of energy, so your calorie burn will go through the roof. And your leg muscles will be screaming a few reps in, …

Build Your Hip and Glute Strength to Climb Like a Boss Through the Trails | Women's Health

As you might have expected, you'll also continue using the foam roller exercise to loosen up your muscles. This is especially important as they get stronger—which can cause a loss of flexibility.<p>Additionally, you'll increase the length of your treadmill hike. Last week we did two miles, this week …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …

Five Foolproof Strength Exercises

You’re in a slump, reading these words hunched over a keyboard or your smartphone. It’s habit that’s throwing your body out of whack and resulting in a musculoskeletal system that’s about as architecturally sound as that 1950s-era Springbar tent gramps left you.<p>“Our bodies adapt to the positions we …

Workouts

This Magical Cooking Hack Will Change Your Life

I can’t remember when or how I learned about cooking in parchment paper, but I do remember a sense of disbelief and cynicism. In fact, I still feel …

3 Ways to Bake Better Pizza at Home

Looking to up your pizza game? With a very hot oven or grill, you can!<p><b>1.</b> <b>The oven-only method</b><br>If you can crank your oven to 500°F without setting off a …

Cooking

Articles about shipping muse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>An artist's prints are inspired by urban …

Shipping Containers

Step-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust<p>I've written rather extensively about the science of pie dough, as well as on common pie crust myths that need to go away, so I won't bore you with another 5,000 words on the subject. Instead, I'll give you the short version of the story, followed …

Baking

This Chocolate Pound Cake Got an Autumnal Makeover

<i>Chocolate lovers looking to put a Fall spin on their favorite baked goods will love this recipe from Chocolate, Chocolate, and More.</i><p>Chocolate Pumpkin Pound Cake — rich dark-chocolate, moist cake with just a subtle hint of pumpkin flavor.<p>It's that time of year. Pumpkin season.<p>I'm not a big fan of …

Croissants Recipe

<i>Try your hand at homemade croissants! This recipe is not as complicated as the classic croissant recipe, but yields great results. It requires very</i> …

Baking

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

Dessert

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

<i>Tender sweet vanilla muffins with a touch of nutmeg baked with cinnamon sugar to make a delicious crisp exterior and fluffy interior.</i><p>The results are …

Dessert

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

How to Make English Muffins with All the Nooks & Crannies

<i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the ABCs of baking.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade English muffins beat the store-bought variety every time.</i><p>I never understood the allure of the English muffin. I would see commercials and packaging boasting nooks and …

Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches—with No Added Sugar

<i>Joanne Chang—owner of Flour Bakery, author of Baking with Less Sugar, and all-around dessert wizard—has discovered that less sugar can often mean more flavor.</i><p><i>Today, these ice cream and cake sandwiches rely on chocolate—not sugar—for richness and flavor.</i><p>People often ask me how I'm able to work at …

9 Things That Only Happen When You Travel Solo

BELOW ARE 9 INCREDIBLE THINGS THAT ONLY HAPPEN WHEN YOU TRAVEL SOLO. Well, they happened to me anyway.<p>9. You’ll meet the kindest strangers<p>The amount …

Solo Travel

Get Audrey Hepburn's Simple, Chic Chocolate Cake Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

Despite her sylph-like shape, <b>Audrey Hepburn</b> never denied herself her favorite treats, especially the one she loved above all others: dark chocolate. …

Daylife vs. nightlife in Toronto: The ultimate 24-hour guide to Canada’s biggest city

LOCALS KNOW THAT 24 HOURS isn’t nearly enough time to fully take in what Toronto has to offer. With a seemingly endless list of daily events and huge …

Sticky chocolate cake

The traditional Swedish recipe for sticky chocolate cake is a must for Fika and it's also gluten-free<p>The direct translation for “kladdkaka” is “sticky cake.” You don’t need much more of a descriptor than that. Kladdkaka is one of the basics of Swedish home baking, the kind of recipe that you …

9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and Hot Pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in the microwave.<p><b>Mushroom Risotto (28 minutes)</b><p>Stirring stove-top risotto can be a real drag. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Sweet Potato Chips (5 Minutes)</b><p>Because all …

Cooking

9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, A Pumpkin & A Princess<p>Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice …

Dessert

Alton Brown's Pizza

August 11, 2006<p>Alton Brown’s Pizza<p>In honor and anticipation of this weekend’s cooking seminar in Nashville, I made Alton Brown’s pizza dough as seen …

Breakfast Blueberry Carrot Cake Bars {Gluten Free}

<b>Blueberry Carrot Cake Bars are a healthy breakfast bar recipe made in less than 35 minutes!</b> <i>Fresh blueberry, granola, carrot, and spices!</i> <i>Made with</i></b> …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Fitness

Lemon Cheesecake Stars

STUFFED CHEESECAKE ALERT If you like lemon cheesecake get ready for a burst of flavour in these delicious Lemon Cheesecake Stars that are easy to eat …

Cheesecake

The Be-All and End-All Chocolate Fudge Sheet Cake

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Deep, dark, and fudgy, this old-fashioned, American-style sheet cake is best eaten cold, straight from the cooler, at your picnic or barbecue</i>.<p>My writing partner and coauthor …