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The 2-Minute Sweat Storm

90 reps, 2 minutes. Can you handle it?<p>If you think it's impossible to sweat buckets in under two minutes, you haven't tried this challenge from Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i> He choose three total-body moves—the burpee, the dumbbell renegade row, and the squat to curl to …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

What's more, building strength in your shoulders and hips can boost your efficiency in any other workout you do. That means you'll get more bang for your fat-blasting buck during squats and lunges, pushups and planks. And because they're two major joints of your upper and lower body, strengthening …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

Recipe: Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes & Basil

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Pat the chicken completely dry, and season on both sides with salt and pepper.<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large …

Tomatoes

17 Fresh & Healthy Lunch Recipes

August offers the best of everything. All the vegetables and fruits you could ever want are in season, just as lunch season heats up. Back to work, …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Corn

In a salad bowl or wide pasta serving bowl, combine the zucchini, corn, and tomatoes.<p>In a small (1- to 2-cup) jar, tupperware, or other tight-lidded …

Tomatoes

The Kitchn

This is soup is all comfort, all the time.<p>Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup — http://on.thekitc.hn/t5rk8q

Make These Chicken Burrito Bowls in the Slow Cooker

Combine the chicken breasts, diced tomatoes and their juices, 1/2 cup of chicken broth, chili powder, salt, and cumin in the bowl of a 2 1/2- to 3 …

Cooking

Recipe: S'mores Ice Cream Cake

S'mores Ice Cream Cake<p>Serves 10<p><i>For the graham cracker crust:</i> <br>4 cups graham cracker crumbs <br>1/2 cup sugar <br>10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<p><i>For the</i> …

Dessert

26 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Make This Summer

From barbecued wings to beer-can chicken, here are all the grilled yard bird recipes you need.<p><b>Grilled chicken is a rite of summer.</b> Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or cooked on a beer can, there are lots (and lots) of ways to do it right. Here are our favorite recipes for the humble …

Cooking

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

The 50 Best Industries For Parents Seeking Part-Time, Work From Home Jobs

Parents know that having children creates a need for more flexibility in their careers. This often involves reducing their hours to part-time or working from home. But which industries are best suited to this kind of adaptability?<p>FlexJobs, an online service that helps people find telecommuting, …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

10 Extremely Wealthy Tech Executives Who Choose To Live Frugally

Mark Zuckerberg, for example, drives a $30,000 Volkswagen GTI, while Sergey Brin likes to buy things in bulk at Costco.<p>We've rounded up 10 tech executives who have made millions or even billions with their companies yet have chosen lives of frugality and charity.

Silicon Valley

The Clean, Lean Muscle Meal Plan

Bulking up and cutting down sucks. It's time-consuming, difficult, and altogether unnecessary. This lean-gain diet will get you bigger and have you …

Nutrition

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Fitness

The Speed Shred Workout from DeltaFit | Men's Health

Brady’s secret weapon: a no-excuses approach. “As an attorney, the only opportunity I had to work out was at 5:30 in the morning. So I weighed the options: an increasing waistline or early morning exertion,” says Brady. “I trained six days a week, and missed zero workouts in 82 days.” That mindset …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

This training program is designed to improve your speed, agility, quickness, and explosiveness. It will make you faster in every direction. And it will help you lose fat and build muscle. So it not only trains you to be a better athlete—but to look like one, too.<p>And yes, it'll also give you one …

Kettlebell Cardio Workout

The Strength-Training Workout that Doubles as Cardio<p>Combine the two—and get out of the gym faster!<p>Shutterstock<p>Swinging kettlebells doesn't just pump up your biceps. Kettlebell workouts can raise your heart rate enough to count as cardio, according to a small new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and</i> …

20 Recipes That Will Change How You Think About Cornbread

If you think cornbread is only for Thanksgiving, think again, lovelies! This humble dish (and sometimes, not so humble) can be the perfect accompaniment to soups and BBQs. It can be an awesome snack when you’re on the go, or it can be the shining star of your table. Any way you cut it (pun totally …

Breakfast

It’s Okay To Be Broken Once In Awhile, But You Need To Pull Yourself Together Again

It’s okay to feel broken. That’s nothing to be ashamed of. At some point in our lives, yes, we could be screwed. At some point in our lives, perhaps, …

21 Downright Delicious Ice Cream Cake Recipes

We scream for ice cream! We ache for cake! Yeah, we get a little crazy when it comes to our two favorite desserts. But come on, who doesn’t? The stuff is downright <i>delicious.</i> Combine cake with ice cream to make ice cream cake and you can’t even <i>imagine</i> how excited we get. Let’s just say it’s …

Dessert

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Skinny Jeans

Change Your Entire Life with this Simple Technique from Thích Nhất Hạnh.

<i>To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.</i><p>~ Thich Nhat Hanh<p>I was visiting a friend …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of …

Quick Basic Pizza Dough

This dough is a cinch -- give it time to rise and a couple of kneads and it's done! You can store it in an oiled bowl, covered with plastic, in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours. Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get our most delicious recipes delivered to your …

Top 10 Food Infographics to Hang in Your Kitchen or Save to Your Phone

Sometimes, a chart or infographic is the best way to communicate complex topics—like what the different types of cuts of beef are (and how to cook …

Kitchens

Eight Power Networking Tips to Make More Meaningful Connections

You've heard it a million times: Career advancement is as much about who you know as what you know—and that's exactly why being an effective …

Credit Karma Offers Free Weekly Credit Reports and Monitoring

Credit Karma is one of our favorite free services for monitoring your own credit and keeping your identity safe. Now they're upping the ante and …

Credit Karma

The Best Streaming Music Services You Aren't Using (But Should)

Streaming music apps and discovery services are a dime a dozen, but even the best ones have a hard time competing with the names everyone already …