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Slow Cooker Kalua Pork Sandwiches With Crispy Asian Slaw

A taste of the islands is particularly welcome this time of year, and this dish offers it in spades. Typically, this traditional Hawaiian method involves cooking meat—whole pigs in particular—in an underground oven, but your run-of-the-mill slow cooker can provide a pretty decent …

6 Delicious Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

6 Delicious New Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts<p>They may look intimidating to make, but this leafy green veggie is actually a snap to prepare<p>If you haven’t made your own Brussels sprouts, you’re seriously missing out—they’re loaded with nutrients, totally yummy, and a cinch to make. And if you have? …

Women's Health

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Because the struggle is so, so real.<p>The new S'mores options are changing the game.<p>Looks like Kool-Aid, tastes like heaven.<p>Because the heart wants chocolate.<p>Giving the phrase “yeasty undertones” a whole new meaning.<p>You'll be counting …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

How Fit Are You?

To run at your full potential, you need to target all areas of fitness—including flexibility, balance, and mobility.<p>CORE STRENGTH<p>A strong core—the muscles in your abdominals, back, and glutes—gives you stability, power, and endurance. “If your core muscles can’t support your pelvis, it will drop, …

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The 7-Minute, Full-Body Workout That Really Works (It's Scientifically Proven!)

We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right?<p>The newest issue of <i>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal</i> takes all the newest exercise research and boils it down into one seven-minute workout. The 12 high-intensity …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Do Pilates at Home

Exercise 1 Hug<p>Grab both handles, stand facing away from the anchor point, and step forward until there is enough tension on the band to hold you when you lean forward; raise your arms out to the sides, in line with your shoulders (not behind them). Keep your heels together, toes facing outward, and …

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Slow-Cooker Pho With Eye of Round Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup:</b>2 1/2 pounds oxtails1/2 white onion3” piece fresh ginger, peeled2 cinnamon sticks2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds5 whole star anise5 whole cloves1 whole cardamom pod9 cups of water1 1/2 tablespoons beef base, such as Better Than Bullion1 …

4 Kale Chips Recipes

<b>How to make them:</b> Preheat oven to 300°F. On a lined baking sheet, space out 1 cup packed, dry kale leaves (stems discarded). Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with seasonings, and massage into leaves. On the top or middle rack, bake for 20 minutes, until crisp, rotating the pan and switching racks (top to …

21 Big-Batch Cocktails To Get Your Family Drunk On Thanksgiving

"Beer and Wine Only" is no way to deal with a room full of hungry relatives.

Achilles Pain, Poor Glute Control Linked

Glutes in runners with Achilles pain fire later, for less time.<p>Over the last few years, sports medicine professionals examining injuries have increasingly looked at what they call the kinetic chain, or the body parts that work together during an athletic movement. (In layperson's terms, the hip …

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9 Paleo-Friendly Snacks for Runners! - Women's Running

Photo courtesy of Shuttestock.com<p><b>Did our 7-Day Paleo Menu Plan leave you hungry for more ideas? Keep hunger at bay in between meals by reaching for</b> …

The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …

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DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …

7-Day Paleo Menu Plan for Runners! - Women's Running

Photo by Jennifer Dery<p>If you’re a runner looking to lose weight, refocusing your nutrition on the basics should help you reach the finish line, say …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

Excerpts From The Runner's World Cookbook

Training for a marathon? Looking to lose a few pounds? Cutting out meat? Do it all with The Runner's World Cookbook, a collection of the best recipes we've ever published. Here's a taste, to get you started.<p><b>Runners love to eat.</b> In fact, it's the reason why many of us at Runner's World run in the …

Food

Smart Banana Bread Pancakes

With back-to-school starting, we look for breakfasts that can please the whole family and fuel you up. My favorite: a stack of lightly sweetened pancakes. Traditional pancakes normally do not satisfy me -- although I love the taste of them. Because most pancakes are not very nutrient-rich, I end up …

Breakfast

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, quads, …

Health

Tips for Her: Improve your driver setup

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>There are a couple small setup adjustments that can …

Monday Minute: Crossover Lat Pull

In this video Tim Crowley and friends show us the crossover lat pull, a great exercise for runners and other endurance athletes to incorporate into …

Recipe: Jillian Micheals' Fudge Brownies - Women's Running

<b>FUDGE BROWNIES</b><p><b>Dessert endorsed by the strictest trainer on</b> <b>television? Pinch us! Swapping applesauce for oil</b> <b>and honey for white sugar makes this</b> …

Spicy Fish Tacos with Pineapple Slaw

Contributing chef Nate Appleman fires up the grill to make these tacos for a tasty recovery lunch or dinner.<p>Grilling—rather than frying—the fish keeps these tacos healthy. The sour cream—chile marinade lends spicy flavor that's perfectly balanced by the slightly sweet slaw.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>1/4 to 1/2 of …

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Tips for Her: Cure your slice

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>In the medical profession, doctors inject a vaccine …

How to Make Bagels at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Making your own bagels takes some time, but it's easy once you get over your fears. Thankfully, Kenzi holds our hand throughout the whole</i> …

Drop Two Sizes with this New Workout Plan

Exercise 1 Squat Thrust<p>Stand with your feet together and your arms at your sides. Squat down to the floor and place your hands in front of your feet <b>(a)</b>. Jump your legs back into a pushup position <b>(b)</b>, then quickly reverse the movement and stand to return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Prisoner …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

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