littleanna04

228 Flips | 9 Magazines | 9 Following | @littleanna04 | Keep up with littleanna04 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “littleanna04”

Tip: Protect Your Wrists from Lifting Injuries

Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.<p>Passive Wrist Stretches<p>These stretches will help you to …

Weightlifting

4 Office Workout Moves to Kick That Mid-Afternoon Slump

Sitting all day is not ideal for your health — that we know for sure. While there are lots of evening hacks to undo a day of sitting at your desk, it’s even better if you can break up your day of sitting with some desk-side yoga or consistent movement. So what can you do to give yourself a …

​2 Deadlift Variations That Are Safer For Your Back

They'll still light up your glutes and hamstrings—in a good way<p>Deadlifts can be tough to learn and even tougher on the lower back. That's why I recommend single-leg deadlift (or hip hinge) variations for most people, especially if you're over 30. They unload the spine, improve core strength and hip …

Tip: Strict Press vs. Push Press Grip

The way you hold the bar can make a huge difference in how much you can hoist overhead. Check this out.<p>Strict Press Vs. Push Press Grip<p>The Strict …

Hips

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

Surrounding Yourself with the Best People Matters

05 Min Read Time - Successful businesses start with dedicated and determined staff. Here’s how to find the people to propel your startup into growth …

Tip: Do The Gorilla Row

Rows are nonnegotiable in back training. So mix it up a little with this new variation.<p>For building a strong back you can't leave out rows. But this …

Workouts

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.<p>Do the Foam Roller Chest Press<p>Using a foam roller can teach …

You'll Love This Spaghetti Squash Cheesy Pasta

Is there anything more comforting than a big bowl of cheesy pasta? If you're looking for a creative twist the next time you have a craving, give cheesy spaghetti squash a try! Versatile and nutrient-rich, spaghetti squash lays the base for this recipe, while broccoli adds even more vitamin A, …

‘I Ran 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days—And I Have Brain Cancer’

Doctors told BethAnn Telford she’d never run again. She proved them wrong.<p>It was mile 19 of the Marine Corps marathon in DC in 2004. Even though the race always takes place during the last weekend of October, this one was the hottest on record. I clearly remember it happening: There was a huge pop …

Tip: Build Quads Without Knee Pain

Got knee pain or recovering from an injury? You don't have to watch your quads or your leg strength dwindle away. Try these 3 moves.<p>Bands can be …

Cranberry-Lime Pie

8 Servings<p>The spirit of a Key lime pie in the guise of a luscious cranberry curd. The contrast between the snappy press-in crust and the tart filling in this recipe is pure genius.<p>November 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>4 ounces gingersnap cookies (about 16 if using Nabisco)<p>1 cup pecans<p>4 tablespoons …

Baking

12 Weeks of Workouts to Rebuild After Diastasis Recti

Click Here to Download a PDF of the Entire 12-Week Cycle<p><b>Diastasis recti is a thinning of the tissue that connects the two sides of the rectus</b> …

Exercise

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

Cherry and Plum Bruschetta

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>The combination of creamy ricotta, sweet fruit, rich olive oil, and a little salt is addictive. We'll be serving this for breakfast, brunch, and dessert all summer.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 red plums or nectarines, halved, pitted, thinly sliced<p>1 cup …

Finally Make Silky, Low-Fuss Vinaigrette That Won't Separate

Learn how to emulsify your vinaigrette so that it'll actually stay as silky-smooth as you intended.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Carol confesses her dressing woes to associate food</i> …

BA's Best Blueberry Muffins

Makes 12 muffins<p>You can make these blueberry muffins with just all-purpose flour, but using whole wheat too gives them a heartier, nuttier flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup …

Baking

Peach Tarragon Shortcake

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>How is this shortcake different from all others? Cake flour makes it extra-tender, for starters, then it’s baked in one big circle and bathed in tarragon-infused butter. You might never go back.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Peaches<p>4 large ripe peaches<p>2 …

Recipes

14 Cocktails Every Gin Lover Should Know

Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.<p>Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.

Grilled Bread with Ricotta and Tomatoes

8 Servings<p>Use very ripe—even overripe—tomatoes; they’ll give up even more juice.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic clove<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon red wine vinegar<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>¾ pound assorted small tomatoes (such as cherry, Sun Gold, or green), halved, quartered if large<p>Freshly …

Recipes

Honeydew, Cucumber, and Mint Soda

4 Servings<p>True, this concoction is slightly more complex than lemonade. But so are most relationships.<p>June 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2½-pound honeydew, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 6 cups)<p>2 medium Persian cucumbers or 1 English hothouse cucumber, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>⅓ cup (packed) mint leaves, …

18 Ice Cream and Sorbet Recipes Worth a Double Scoop

With a few ingredients, a little patience, and an ice cream maker, the world is your ice cream parlor.<p>There are a few truly good things in this world: the first warm day of spring, the clack of stiletto heels on a marble floor, the moment your favorite song comes on the radio (I don’t know why it’s …

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 cup finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>1 liter club soda<p>8 lime wedges<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Ginger Syrup<p>Bring ginger, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 30 minutes. Strain syrup through a …

How to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine (Hooray!)

Nope, you don't need fancy equipment to chill out. Here's how to make ice cream without a machine.<p>Nothing beats a bowl of sweet, smooth ice cream—well, except maybe a cone of it. When we can't make it to one of our favorite ice cream parlors, we're big fans of homemade ice cream. While you will …

3 Ways to Make an Iced Turmeric Latte, from Easy to Advanced

How to make a healthy turmeric latté at home, from basic to baller.<p>If you're not seeing turmeric everywhere, you're either living under a rock or are <i>very</i> good at getting out stains (seriously, that stuff makes everything yellow). We're fans of the vibrant, healthful spice, and the evidence is in …

Meet the Rosemary Iced Latte, Your New Favorite Way to Drink Coffee

How do you make iced coffee even better? Add rosemary simple syrup, cream, and shake it up, baby.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right</i> …

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

Recipes

BA's Best Piña Colada

Makes 4 Servings<p>Freezing fresh pineapple definitely makes the best impact flavor-wise in this piña colada recipe, but you can use 8 oz. frozen pineapple if you wish. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ fresh pineapple, peeled, cut into …

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …