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Lazar Angelov Workout And Diet

Train And Eat Like The Bulgarian Beast Lazar Angelov<p>Fitness model <b>Lazar Angelov</b> has recently become very popular in the <b>fitness industry</b>. He motivates …

Workouts

Get in Amazing Shape!

Men’s Health wants you to try our new 30-minute fitness program!<p>We’re looking for men and women to test a new fitness video program from <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>Each routine in this 9-workout video program takes just 30 minutes, and is designed to help you burn calories at a …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure.<p>What's not to like?<p>After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time. The much-talked about road to Hana, Haleakala Crater …

The 17 most sought-after beers in America

Some of these beers have huge, cult-like followings, with release parties and wait lines that queue up 24 hours in advance. And vintage bottles of the ones that age well can sell at auction for thousands of dollars.<p>We've rounded up the 17 most coveted craft beers in America, based on availability, …

Best Ways To Take In Maui

<i>Maui is a beautiful island full of endless possibilities. Here are just a few to get you started.</i><p>The thought of a visit to Hawaii tends to inspire a sense of fascination and awe in many of us because of the beauty, both natural and cultural, that it symbolizes.<p>That said, I will admit that it took …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Cook a Matzo Ball Soup That Will Make Your Bubbie Proud

A perfect matzo ball soup is rich and flavorful, while still being light and tender. Here's how to master the matzo.<p>There's nothing like a hot bowl of matzo ball soup. Done right, it's a revelatory combination of fragrant and tender. Done wrong, it's nothing more than some weak stock with mushy—or …

Food Preservation

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

The IPO Class Of 2015

Alibaba led the best year for IPOs since 2000 in terms of volume and proceeds, but performance in 2014 was just average. That leaves a strong, but hardly guaranteed market outlook for the companies coming public in the next 12 months. Expect that group to include at least some of the names that …

Calorie-Crushing Combos

Blast fat and boost your metabolism with these complex movements

The best Chicago bars open till 4am or later

1<p>Bars, Cocktail bars<p>Green Mill<p>Al Capone and other gangsters used to hang here in the 1920s, but these days it’s all about the music. Owner Dave …

Pool Table

Visiting Chicago? Where to Drink Near Chicago Landmarks and Tourist Attractions

Just because you're in a strange city doesn't mean you should be forced to wile away the evenings in your hotel bar. Even if you didn't spend weeks doing research on obscure cocktail joints before your travels, you still deserve a good drink. And while Chicago has plenty of great bars in …

Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game

At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!<p>Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most bookish among us to discuss the Bulls' lack of offense or the …

Abercrombie & Fitch

What's Your Favorite Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago?

This is the big one. After 2 1/2 years on the scene, it's finally time to tackle one of the most contentious food issues in Chicago: <b>who serves the best deep dish pizza</b>? We're not the least bit interested in debating the merits of the style, or whether you even think it deserves to be called pizza. …

Staff Picks: What's Your Favorite BYOB Restaurant in Chicago?

GalleryStaff Picks: What's Your Favorite BYOB Restaurant in Chicago?<p>I always think of a <b>BYOB restaurant</b> as a dare. Sure, I could use the occasion as an excuse to load up on frosty cans of cheap booze, thus saving real money on the final bill. But does the beverage honestly pair well with the food? …

A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility as a civic booster takes a dive.<p>There's an …

Architecture

The 12 Best Places to Brunch in Chicago

In Chicago these days, people take brunch as seriously as hot dogs and gripes about the weather. For many, the weekly ritual has usurped church and religion as the quintessential Sunday excursion, what with seemingly every restaurant serving brunch one way or another. But even if you're a brunch …

Where to Eat Near McCormick Place in Chicago

Believe it or not, but last year Chicago was the second most popular city in the country for conventions. (For the record, that's after Orlando and before Las Vegas.) Where are all these people congregating and presenting and synergizing in our fair city? That's easy. Perched at the southern edge …

Chicago Bar Crawl: Tiki Drinks and Salt-and-Pepper Syrup

F&W's Kate Krader went in search of the best neighborhoods in America for cocktail adventures. Here, her guide to River North in Chicago.<p><i>F&W's Kate</i> …

Where to Eat Outdoors in Chicago, 2014 Edition

Coming off the most frigid winter most Chicagoans have ever experienced, we are extra hungry for some al fresco sunshine this year. So much so that we're willing to endure 40-degree May days and pretend like it's nice out in order to dine and drink on a patio—any patio. But when making those al …

Chicago Drinking Guide: The Best Spots for Cocktails Right Now

GalleryChicago Drinking Guide: The Best Spots for Cocktails Right Now<p>Looking at the pedigree of Chicago's newest craft cocktail bars is like playing a quick game of Six Degrees of Separation. Many of the new school bars are helmed by alumni of the city's original classics, like the Drawing Room, …

Leftover Thoughts on Steak, Chicago Steakhouses, and Service

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>February kicked off a week-long look at steak in Chicago, including my list of the best dry-aged steaks. But we also toured David Burke's dry-aging room, checked out an old-school butcher in Dunning, and …

My Favorite Steakhouse Sides in Chicago

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Over the past year I've eaten at more steakhouses than I have in the previous 30 years of my life combined. The purpose of this extremely hard work (hey, that's a lot of beef!) was to find the best …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.