Stephanie Parker Borthwick

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Training (mostly) slow to race (kind of) fast

<b>Physiological adaptations to 80/20 running: the data</b><p><b>DISCLAIMER</b>: This post is a short case study on my personal data. I wasn’t blessed with much …

Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

220<p>55<p>In my high school locker room, when the jocks congregated after winning a big game, they’d all jump around, yelling the word, <b>“Sah-weet!</b> …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

You'll want to frame this spiked rhubarb upside-down cake before eating it

This eye-catching upside-down cake is easier to make than you might think. (And what a great way to get your veggies!) The hardest part is cutting …

37 books we’ve loved so far in 2016

History, Current Event & Pop Culture<p>The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,<p>By Joshua Hammer<p>Part travelogue, part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract and part thriller, Hammer tells the remarkable story of the librarian who oversaw a plot to smuggle ancient manuscripts out of Timbuktu, Mali, …

Books

See Gwyneth Paltrow’s Now-For-Sale “Dreamy Cloud” of an Apartment

A “swing made from an antique Indian door,” and much, much more.<p>If you are anything like us, at around 3 p.m. today you spit out your iced coffee in semi-shock and semi-delight (don’t these two always go hand in hand when it comes to Ms. Paltrow), when the afternoon Goop e-mail missive came through …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

15 Cool Summer Desserts You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less — What?!

Chances are high that if you exist, you love desserts. That’s just the way the world turns. And if you’re reading this, it’s probably because not …

Memory Loss Reversed in 10 Alzheimer's Patients

<i>Summary: Researchers report the results of MRI scans and psychological testing show marked improvements in memory for ten Alzheimer’s patients</i> …

WATCH: You Are Actually Two Brains Living in One Person

This is really freaking us out.<p>People toss around the term "mind-blowing" a lot these days, but when it comes to knowledge that is capable of …

11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Butternut Squash Pasta with Bacon and Sage Brown Butter

The browned butter and roasted vegetables make this special, but roasting everything in the oven at once makes it easy to prepare.<p>1 small butternut …

No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars Recipe

"I baked about 100 dozen cookies for the holidays and these were everyone's favorite!! These bars can be frozen, just thaw 10 minutes before serving."<p>…

Amazing timelapse shows 12-day safari in two minutes

Photographer took 15,000 pictures during a South African safari holiday to create this mesmerising timelapse<p>This beautiful timelapse might just be the closest you'll get to a safari holiday without leaving your living room.<p>The work of New York-based photographer Tyler Fairbank, it offers a flavour …

Easy Thanksgiving Side Recipes That Can Be Made In 15 Minutes Or Less

Take it easy on yourself this holiday.<p>Thanksgiving is a glorious holiday, no doubt, but if you’re hosting it’s a ton of work. Between the appetizers, sides, turkey and pies, there is hardly any time to enjoy the friends and family who are spending this day with you. We have a suggestion for this …

Smoking Hot This Year: Beer-Can Burgers

<i>Photo by Rob Baas.</i><p>"Every few years, a dish or two comes along that captures the fancy and taste of a generation. Typically, it's a dish that most people had never heard of one year, then couldn't seem to live without the next." I wrote these words in the preface to <i>Beer-Can Chicken</i> (Workman, 2002), …

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Crispy Paleo Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Preheat oven to 450 degrees and lightly grease 2 cookie sheets, or line with parchment.<p>Peel your sweet potatoes, but do not rinse them, you need them …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Is Depression a Mental or Physical Illness? Unravelling the Inflammation Hypothesis

Most people feel down, tired and inactive when they’re injured or ill. This “sickness behaviour” is caused by the activation of the body’s immune …

Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last

“Stories … are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”<p>Stories have shapes, as Vonnegut believed, and they in turn give shape to our lives. But how do stories like the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm or <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> continue to enchant the …

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

'Tis the Season for Asparagus: 7 Simple and Delicious Recipes

It's spring and asparagus is the star. There are endless ways to prepare this versatile vegetable, but these recipes are all super simple and delicious.<p><b>1. Green Pea & Asparagus Soup with Feta, Mint, and Pita Croutons</b><p>This wholesome soup is topped with feta cheese and pita croutons, which add tangy …

Valentines Day Glass - Thistlewood Farm

<b>Do you remember the first time you fell in love?</b><p><i>I do.</i><p>He was tall with really cute dimples and wavy hair and brown eyes and knobby knees.<p>And if you …

Just wing it! Slow-cooker Buffalo wings and 4 more takes on a favorite Super Bowl snack

You’re serious about your game — and your game snacks. And what goes better with trash talking the opponent’s team during the Super Bowl than wings that are as fired up as you are? Below are five smokin' new recipes to try, from a slow-cooker take on the classic Buffalo wings to one that takes its …

Cooking

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

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15 Things Exceptional People Think Each Day

Being smart or lucky never hurt anyone, but being truly successful depends on the way you live each day.<p>Successful people are not necessarily smarter or luckier than most. They simply understand that, as Aristotle said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit." Here are …