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Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

The Gilded Razor

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Lansky<p>Sharply funny and compulsively readable, <i>The Gilded Razor</i> is a “powerful addition to the literature of active addiction and recovery” (<i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Bill Clegg) from debut author Sam Lansky.<p><i>The Gilded Razor</i> is the true story of a double life that <i>New York Times</i> …

All Cauliflower, All Day: 17 Healthy Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Our cauliflower obsession is real, and we have found ways to consume it in almost every method possible — and, of course, each recipe is healthy. They are vegetable based, after all. From cauliflower pizza crusts to jalapeño cauliflower fritters, breakfast porridges, pasta sauces, and everything in …

Red Notice

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Browder<p>A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin’s corruption.<p>Bill Browder’s journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through …

A Man Called Ove

• <b>Author:</b> Fredrik Backman<p><b>Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!</b><p>Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People …

Dreamland

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Quinones<p><b>Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction</b><b><br>Named on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ)</b> …

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

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7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my favorite slow cooker recipes to heat up this fall.<p><b>1.</b> …

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24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

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Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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What I Cook When I'm Alone: Top Chef Winner Paul Qui's Pork Adobo Recipe

<i>What's in your refrigerator at any given time says a lot about you. In this series, GQ reached out to famous chefs with a deceptively simple, if revealing, question: What do you cook when you're by yourself and no one's watching?</i><p>“When I am starving or hungover I want adobo,” says Paul Qui, the chef …

44 Insanely Effective TRX Exercises

It's time to ditch the dumbbells, kick the kettlebells, and forget about those weight-training machines. OK, maybe not permanently, but at least long …

Workouts

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

5 Healthy Summer Cocktail Recipes from Around the Web

As much as we love fall flavors (pumpkin and cinnamon in particular), we live for summer's warm days. <b>So join us in toasting the sunny season with</b> …

10 Healthy Back-to-School Lunch Recipes from Around the Web

Early September has a back-to-school feel to it, even for those of us who have long since graduated. Whether you're a parent prepping a meal for the …

21 Healthier Trail Mix Recipes to Make Yourself

Trail mix these days goes way beyond basic GORP (good old raisins and peanuts). From sweet to savory, there are thousands of combinations to appeal …

Breakfast

30-Minute, No-Gym Bodyweight Workout

Ready to strengthen, stretch, and break a sweat? This high-intensity bodyweight workout is a simple, effective way to work your whole body—without …

Living Rooms

56 Healthier Burger Recipes for Grilling Season

Summertime means grilling time, and we all know what that means: burger season. We love a good juicy burger just like the rest of 'em, but we'll be …

56 Healthy Ways to Eat More Blueberries

Blueberries may be small, but they pack a lot of nutritional punch into one little bite. While a cup of the little blues is only 84 calories, you’ll …

17 Healthier Condiments and Sauces to Keep in Your Pantry

Sometimes, it seems eating healthy means forgoing flavor and chowing down on nothing but steamed veggies and plain grilled chicken. Boring! We’re …

Food

The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy Summer Salads From Around the Web

In the past month, we've shared some recipes pitch-perfect for summer, from grilled fruit sangria to healthy "fried" chicken. But why let the main …

20 Ways To Have a Rockin' Outdoor Workout

Photo: Discovery Outdoors<p>Whether or not you're a gym rat, there's nothing like heading to the great outdoors to get some fresh air <i>and</i> fitness. From …

43 Recipes That'll Help You Stay Hydrated This Summer

Staying hydrated is always a challenge, but it gets harder in the summer as the weather gets warmer and we spend more time sweating in the sun. …

1Password app review: keep all your passwords in one place, protected

1Password<p>Price: $17.99 (as of June 12, 2013, marked down to $8.99)<p>1Password by AgileBits Inc. is an app designed to remember all of your passwords …

39 Paleo Snacks That Make the Eating Plan Look Easy (No, Really!)

No grains? No problem. Paleo eaters may shun grains, processed vegetable oils, and refined sugars, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying plenty of …

Food

Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …

Travel On a Budget: 7 Ways to Save Money on Vacation

<b>Stay put in July</b> Sure, a Fourth of July vacation sounds ideal, but it may also cost you. According to reports by Hotwire and Priceline, June and August airfare will be slightly cheaper than packing up in July. And if you can swing it, planning your trip for right after Labor Day (September 2) will …