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Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)

5 stars based on 26 votes<p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, cioppino (pronounced <i>cho-pee-no</i>) is a rustic …

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An easy gym fix to get your swing back in sync

Synchronization might be the No. 1 determinant in whether you hit a good golf shot. In terms of timing, most swings go awry in the transition from backswing to downswing. Take a look at Patrick Reed here and watch what his lower body does as his upper body is still completing the backswing.<p>Did you …

Golf

Straighten your slice with this exercise

For right-handed golfers (sorry, Bubba), here is the science behind the slice. Ready? The clubface is pointing right of the direction the club is moving as it strikes the ball. That's it. If the path is straight at the target or moving a little in-to-out in relation to the target, the ball will …

Golf

The Lunchtime Workout That Will Torch Fat For the Rest Of the Day

Follow along to this bodyweight workout led the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>This “1-2 Punch” protocol is one of my favorite bodyweight workout formats.<p>Here’s how it works: Just like boxing, this workout is broken up into all-out 3-minute rounds.<p>Each round features 1 minute of upper-body work …

The Dumbbell Density Doomsday Workout

You don’t know what tough actually feels like until you try this routine from the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>When it comes to fat loss, you’ve probably heard a lot about intensity.<p>But density—intensity’s evil cousin—will help you maximize your results.<p>Density describes how much work you’ll …

How to Do the Sandbag Rotational Lunge

Activate every last muscle in your core by trading in the iron for some sand<p>You could do a rotational lunge with a dumbbell.<p>Or you could trade out the iron for a sandbag and reap a whole new host of six-pack benefits.<p>As the bag moves, the sand shifts. The unsteady load activates your core muscles …

Fitness Friday: Want to swing faster, carry the ball farther? Do this

A recent study published in the <i>International Journal of Golf Science</i> adds further proof that if you want to hit the ball farther, you need to add plyometrics to your workout. A group of skilled adolescent golfers were tested before and after employing an eight-week program that focused on jumping …

Golf

Finally Make Silky, Low-Fuss Vinaigrette That Won't Separate

Learn how to emulsify your vinaigrette so that it'll actually stay as silky-smooth as you intended.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Carol confesses her dressing woes to associate food</i> …

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Wheel 2: Burpee Blitz

<i>Editor’s note: This workout is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program,</i> <i>Cook & Chisel: Fast and Lean</i><i>. (Click the link to see the full plan, which includes 6 high-intensity workouts and 9 tasty heart-healthy recipes.)</i><p>Imagine your workout as a giant “wheel,” with 6 exercises total. The …

Wheel 3: Fat-Bombing Bells

<i>Editor’s note: This workout is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program,</i> <i>Cook & Chisel: Fast and Lean</i><i>. (Click the link to see the full plan, which includes 6 high-intensity workouts and 9 tasty heart-healthy recipes.)</i><p>Imagine your workout as a giant “wheel,” with 6 exercises total. The …

Wheel 4: Heart Rate Jumpstart

<i>Editor’s note: This workout is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program,</i> <i>Cook & Chisel: Fast and Lean</i><i>. (Click the link to see the full plan, which includes 6 high-intensity workouts and 9 tasty heart-healthy recipes.)</i><p>Imagine your workout as a giant “wheel,” with 6 exercises total. …

Four Shots You Need to Know

How to be ready for these tricky situations<p>Every golfer loves standing in the fairway with a perfect 7-iron yardage, ready to make a stock swing and stick it next to the pin. But when you get around the greens, circumstances often force you to create a particular kind of shot. Sometimes the issue …

Golf

Here Are 2015's Top 50 Running Songs, According to Spotify

For many runners, a good playlist is as important as a decent pair of shoes. If you're looking for some inspiration going into 2016 (or just in the …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

The Complex That Firebombs Fat in Just 5 Minutes

Incinerate belly fat at the end of your workout with this metabolic finisher<p>A complex is one of the fastest ways to burn fat. You never have to put down the weights, so you move non-stop from exercise to exercise with zero rest.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbbells, 30 Minutes, …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

The Phenomenal Fat-Burning Swing-and-Squat Workout

This power couple will light your muscles on fire<p>Barack and Michelle, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and Bill and Melinda are some of our favorite power couples.<p>But now <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants to add a new duo to the list: the swing and the squat.<p>“In their own right, the swing and the …

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …

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Fitness Friday: Is your backswing holding you back?

Most golf instructors focus on improving a player's backswing because a lot of flaws in the downswing occur as a result of starting from a bad position at the top, says Golf Digest teaching professional David Leadbetter (@davidleadbetter). "It's an attempt to recover from a poor backswing."<p>To take …

Golf

Perfect Porterhouse Steak

This is chef Bobby Flay's recipe for the perfect Porterhouse steak. With a steak this thick, you need to season liberally; when Flay demonstrated for us, the surface of the meat was virtually white from salt.<p>Ingredients<p>1 2”-thick Porterhouse steak, trimmed (about 2 lb.)<p>1 tablespoon vegetable …

BBQ

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>2 large eggs, room …

Baking

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

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Fully Loaded Black Bean Nachos with Red and Green Salsas

You might have more of the salsas than you need; serve them on the side for dipping. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>Pico de Gallo<p>3 plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped<p>½ red onion, finely chopped<p>1 jalapeño, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon distilled white …

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Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop

Brining these pork chops makes them moist, tender, and seasoned throughout, and the sugar helps create a dark, caramelized sheen. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon juniper berries<p>1/2 teaspoon …

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Beef and Mortadella Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Let’s cut to the chase: Nobody likes tough balls. Easy. Don’t overwork the meatball mixture, and make sure to simmer gently.<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely chopped<p>1 medium carrot, finely chopped<p>1 celery stalk, finely chopped<p>½ cup tomato paste<p>1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes<p>1 cup heavy …

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Fitness Friday: How to stop coming over the top

By Ron Kaspriske<p>"When you come over the top, you start the downswing by lunging at the ball with the upper body," she says. "The back shoulder leads the way and the arms are thrown out away from the body causing your swing path to cut across the ball. Ideally the lower body should initiate the …

Fitness Friday: Sync up your swing before you swing

How many times have you began a round of golf stumbling out of the blocks, making double bogeys or worse on the first few holes? "I can't find my swing," you say.<p>Trust me, your swing is there. You've been swinging the club the same way for a long time. The problem is sometimes, particularly at the …

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