Claire Walls

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Gwyneth Paltrow's banana ‘ice cream’ with roasted almonds recipe

How to whip up a substitute banana ice cream with sweet-and-sour roasted almonds, Gwyneth Paltrow style.<p>This recipe has all the rich, creamy texture of ice cream with none of the dairy or sugar. The crunchy topping is a snap to put together and is so, so good.<p><i>Makes about 1 pint</i><p>4 ripe bananas, …

Stand Up for Flat Abs

Challenge your core with this fast belly-tightening routine you can do on your feet<p>When you want to sculpt lean, sexy abs, doing crunches is highly overrated. Why? On-your-back moves target just one part of your midsection and leave out the deep-lying muscles that cinch in your waist. This upright …

Score a Toned Butt

Blast Fat for a Sexy Lower Half<p>This high-octane routine blasts fat and firms your lower half—fast!<p>Your tiny two-piece may be hibernating, but that doesn't mean your workout routine should take a long winter's rest.<p>Get lean legs and a tight tush with this supercharged circuit inspired by the new …

The new baker: almond currant brioche ring

A delicious brioche ring filled with almond paste and currants, topped with a buttermilk glaze.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the dough:</b><br>2½ tsp dried active yeast<br>110ml (3¾oz) whole milk, warm<br>290g (10oz) plain flour<br>85g (3oz) unsalted butter<br>3 tbsp caster sugar<br>2 large eggs<p><b>For the filling:</b><br>120g (4oz) ground almonds<br>120g …

The 15-Minute No-Equipment Workout

Torch calories, fry fat, and sculpt lean muscle with this anytime, anywhere body-weight routine<p>There are lots of machines that can help you get slim and sculpted, but there's one that is sometimes overlooked: you! "Your body is the best piece of equipment you have," says New York City personal …

Work Out at Home

No gym? No problem. For this total-body workout, all you need to get super-fit is your own body--it provides enough resistance to sculpt a lean, sexy physique<p>The secret to scoring a slim and sexy body with a home workout? Engage as many muscles as possible while quickly moving from one exercise to …

5 Pilates-Inspired Moves That'll Blast Your Muffin Top (at Home!)

Oh, the muffin top. How can something that <i>sounds</i> so wonderful be so annoying?<p>But there it is, the reason that certain pairs of jeans get banished to the corner of the closet. (Or maybe that's just me.) So, in order to rid ourselves of it forever (and leave the moniker to <i>actual</i> delicious baked …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

No Gear Here

Get a total-body workout, totally sans gear. Do these body-weight moves twice a week, completing the recommended sets and reps with perfect form.<p><b>Pushups are proof positive</b> that gravity makes your body one hell of a workout tool. Which is fan-freakin'-tastic, because getting to the gym--or even …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …