Velissa Chapa

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How to run correctly

If you can walk, then you can run right? Well, not exactly.<p>Many people have very poor walking techniques and these often translate into how they run. …

Want a Tight Butt That Defies Gravity?

Firm your butt and legs as you torch calories with this dynamic routine—inspired by some of the fittest women around<p>Each day at sunrise, 32-year-old LisaVan Sciver, a full-time ski patroller at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, is on the slopes—some of the most challenging in North America, …

Master the Squat

Nice round, firm, toned glutes— we all want them, right?! The gluteals— your butt muscles— are the largest and strongest muscles in the body. Their …

4 Essential Exercises To Beat Knee Pain

Move without pain with this 10-minute, do-anywhere plan<p><i>Photo by Jonathan Pozniak</i><p>Your knees have carried you through years of walking, dancing, stair climbing, and more. The downside to all that action? You may have worn down the cartilage needed for smooth, painless movement. Nearly a quarter of …

Q&A: What's the Best Workout to Blast Cellulite?

Crucial info just in time for short-shorts season<p><b>The question:</b> What can I do to get rid of my cellulite—or at least make it less visible?<p><b>The expert:</b> Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> The fact is, there's no workout in the world that magically makes cellulite …

Exercise

6 Exercises Your Body Wishes You'd Do Every Day

<i>Photo by Eric Audras/Getty Images</i><p>Your body craves movement. It wants to get strong and get moving every single day. Those aches and pains? It's your body's way of begging you to give it the attention it needs and deserves. And it doesn't have to be a lot. Simply doing these 6 simple exercises at …

The Best Exercises to Prevent Running Injuries

If you're a runner, chances are you've experienced a running-related injury or two. "The most common issues I've seen from runners include knee pain, …

The Food Lab: Sautéed Green Beans With Mushrooms and Caramelized Cipollini Onions

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments.<p>I …

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Cauliflower is so incredibly versatile in the kitchen. Every time I play with it in the kitchen I almost always end up stunning myself with another …

Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. If you’re looking for a snack that you can eat without guilt while all of your friends and family are stuffing …

Tomato and Basil Salad

Whenever I throw together a simple recipe, I’d like to think I’m channeling Alice Waters, but in all honesty, I’m way more Paula Deen.<p>Sigh.<p>That being …

Thinking Outside the Wrap

<i>Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.</i><p><i>Today: Gena turns the traditional wrap on its head by putting the greens on the</i> …

Caramel Apple Sweet Rolls

This just in: <i>Sweet rolls are taking over the universe.</i><p>At least that’s the conclusion one might draw if they read my site regularly and see the …

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System<p>This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…<p>Bringing some of the …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

How to Repair Damaged or Missing Veneer

How many times have you passed on buying a piece of furniture, or worse, thrown away a piece because it had missing or damaged veneer? Maybe you have …

16 Holiday Gift Toppers You Can DIY

If you’re gunning to win best gift wrapper this Christmas, there’s one other thing to consider besides beautiful gift wrap, and that’s awesome gift toppers! Let’s just say, it’s the equivalent of a cherry on top of a scoop of ice cream—it’s a simple addition that makes the moment feel instantly …

The Best Restaurants In 20 Big Cities Around The US

As part of their newly released results, Zagat created a list of the best restaurants in 20 major cities across the country.<p>Restaurants were rated on a 30-point scale, in the categories of Food, Decor, and Service. Scores between 26 and 30 are typically reserved for restaurants that are …

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Paleo Chipotle Adobo Sauce

This is my Paleo alternative to using canned chipotles in adobo sauce. Some people are not cool with using that canned product, yet they still love …

Paleo Sriracha (Homemade 20-Minute Sriracha)

Question: Who doesn’t love sriracha?<p>Answer: People who haven’t tried it yet.<p>But I know you. You’re a sriracha connoisseur. The first time you spied …

Food

Comment on Fat Almond Pancake by priyankadave

delicious cake for everyone who loves to eat cake.<br>So lovely recipe

Breakfast

Easy Paleo Waffles - Freezable too

• Puree apple and banana in a food processor.<br>• Whip almond butter on high for 2-3 minutes until smooth and fluffed using hand mixer.<br>• Add puree and …

Almond Butter Banana Cookies

57 votes<p>Prep 10 mins<p>Cook 10 mins<p>Total 20 mins<p>Author George Bryant<p>Yield 16<p>Ingredients<p>3 medjool dates, pits removed (52 grams)<br>• 2 ripe bananas (178 …

Dessert

Shrimp and Jalapeno Sweet Potato Biscuits

It’s freezing here. Just freezing cold. And I’m completely ready for this snow season to be over. Spring is the best time of year in Colorado. Truly. …

Perfect Chocolate Cake (Grain Free)

<i>My favorite real food blogger, Rose from The Clean Dish is back and I couldn’t be happier! I love when Rose comes to visit because she makes, hands</i> …

Dessert

Easy Recipe: Fresh Blueberry Crumble

fresh blueberry crumble<p><b>grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • sugar-free • sweetener-free • nightshade-free • 21DSD^</b><p><i>When you’re looking for a quick</i> …