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Health

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 …

Detoxing Guidelines: 16 Cleansing Foods

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods<p>Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

Black chickpeas in tomato sauce with leeks

Soak chickpeas overnight in water. Rinse beans and place in pot with bay leaf, garlic, onion and chili and cover beans by 1-inch with water. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently covered for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until chickpeas are tender. Drain well, reserving 1 cup cooking water. …

The Quick Fix: Spinach and Parmesan Squares

Thaw 3 packs of frozen spinach (300 g). Cook as per package instructions and cool, drain out as much liquid as possible and set aside.<p>Preheat oven to 325 F.<p>In a large bowl combine 10 eggs and lightly whisk. Then add 1 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 finely chopped small onions, 4 cloves minced garlic, 2 cups …

4 Fashion Habits That Are Bad For Your Health

To explain which fashion habits could be doing major damage, we enlisted Will Torres, a health and fitness expert and owner of Willspace, a private training studio in New York City. Read on to educate yourself:<p><b>1. Teetering On High Heels</b><br>You’ve heard it before, but wearing high heels really is one of …

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in half (backward) is a quick way to stand out as a badass.<p>But crowded classes and at-home …

3 Tips for a Faster, More Effective Workout

<b>Hit Every Muscle Fiber</b><br>If you want to tax every last fiber in your working muscles during a quick workout, use drop sets—three or four sets of one exercise performed without rest, lifting a lighter weight or performing a regression for each successive set. "Since each set gets easier, you can push …

Recipe: Grain Salad with Tomatoes, Corn and Basil

Wheat Berry Salad with Tomatoes, Corn and Basil<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the salad:</i> <br>1 cup wheat berries <br>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil <br>1 large shallot, minced …

Tomatoes

Don’t Make This Ab Mistake

Photographed By Lauren Perlstein.<p>To plank, or not to plank — that is not a tough question. The answer is <i>always</i> yes: Planking is one of the best …

Get Ripped With These 6 Must-do Kettlebell Exercises

1 of 6<p>Klaus Vedfelt/Getting Images<p>1. Kettlebell Deadlift<p>Kettlebells start here. The deadlift adds muscle to your hips, hamstrings, glutes, and back. …

Workouts

The Undercut Braid

The prettiest celebrity and runway braids to try this season: they're cool, romantic and best of all, easy to recreate.<p>A a modern day spin on cornrows, the undercut braid trend has celebs and runways opting for a bolder take on braids. The Waterfall Braid | Little Braids

Hairstyling

Lauren Conrad Reveals Purple Hair on April Fools’ Day: Picture

Did <b>Lauren Conrad</b> have a change of heart, or is she just pulling an April Fools' Day joke on all her fans? The Paper Crown designer took to her blog …

Noodle Village: Consistent Cantonese for a Chinatown in Flux

Veteran Chinatown watcher Lau has seen the signs, and they aren’t encouraging. Beset by rising rents, aggressive development, and a dwindling …

Food & Dining

Flank Steak Roulade Experiment - Stuffed & Rolled Beef Flank Steak Recipe

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Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

Southern Methodist University

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Should you stretch before running?

It's a generally accepted part of running lore that you loosen up before you start. But does it really help? Some exercise physiologists are suggesting it can be worse than useless<p>Running magazines have long extolled the virtues of stretching, so much so that it's become an accepted part of many …

6 Reasons Why Going To The Gym Beats Home Workouts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Home workouts are popular for their convenience, which is why I worked out at home for several years. But when I started to exercise at the gym, I …

Gain Weight: 10 Healthy Ways To Bulk Up

We're always bombarded with tips on how to lose weight, but for many people the problem is just the opposite.<p>People who struggle to maintain a …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

What to Eat Before a Workout: Avoid These Mistakes

<b>Mistake #1: You eat something new the day of a race or important workout</b><p>It’s smart to experiment with different foods to see how well you perform with various fuel sources. Just don’t do it the morning of (or even the day before) your event or an important workout—like that 20-miler on your …

A Shorter Version of P90X Coming Soon Called P90X3

Beachbody LLC recently announced the upcoming release of a brand new in home DVD home workout program as part of the P90X family featuring famous …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

How to Improve Your Kettlebell Swing

Page: 1Next »<p>Kettlebells have been around for a long time – at least in Russia, where the kettlebell as we know it today originated approximately 350 …

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