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27 Grilled Veggie Recipes That Prove BBQs Aren't Just About Burgers

You don’t have to be a grill master to master the grill—especially when it comes to veggies. All you need is a little olive oil and a sprinkle of …

Food

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

These 6 Mountain Climbers Are Guaranteed to Shred Your Core

New York City trainer Jess Sims shows you how to get your heart racing<p>Mountain climbers will work up more than just a serious sweat: you'll also target your abs, hip flexors, and shoulders in the process. They not only strengthen your core, they also promote the fat loss necessary to unveil the abs …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

Loaded Grilled Cauliflower

Who needs beef when you have cauliflower steaks?<p>Directions<p>Remove and discard the leaves from each cauliflower head, then trim the stem so that the …

Recipes

35 Plank Variations That Will Strengthen and Tone Every Inch of Your Body

A plank is anything but basic. The move simultaneously works the upper body and core without needing a single piece of equipment to do so. Adding the move into your regular routine will help you become stronger and leaner and can help offset everyday aches and pains. But why stick to the same old, …

Workouts

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p>Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p><b>Duration</b> 20-30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It won't kill your pump …

Step Up Your Plank Game and Work Those Obliques With This One Move

You're not basic, so why should your planks be?<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's</i> <i>exercise</i><i>:</i><p><b>Sweep plank:</b> We all know that a classic plank will have your abs feeling the burn, but after a while, …

9 Simple Plank Variations That Will Give You Serious Results

Your abs will be toned like never before.<p>Keeping your core in top shape will do more than just give you a six-pack (though that is certainly a bonus!). Your core muscles hold up your spine, which holds up, well, everything else. And holding a plank (no matter how long) can be one of the best ways …

The 1 Thing Runners Need to Do (No, It's Not Stretch)

Whether you run casual three-milers a few times a week or you're training for your second marathon, aside from putting in the miles to build your endurance and taking time afterward to stretch your muscles to increase flexibility, runners should be making time to strength train.<p>Building muscle with …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Workouts

Sit-Ups and Planks Aren't Enough to Build a Strong Core

If you can hold a plank for ages and crack walnuts with infinite sit-ups, you’ve got good core strength. But a strong core is more than brute-forcing …

49 Modern Thanksgiving Recipes to Cure You of Any Holiday Fatigue

Try new takes on Thanksgiving favorites, like stuffing-crusted turkey cutlets and cheesy stuffing.<p>From pastrami and bacon-wrapped turkeys to malted walnut pies and BLT oyster stuffings, these tweaks on traditional recipes will keep the vibe fresh and exciting at your holiday table, year after year.

Cooking

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

Workouts

The Serious Eats Guide to Beans

Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance. In part, that's because there are more than 18,000 species of legume plants, growing on every continent save Antarctica, a vast number of …

Healthy Eating

Zucchini tart recipe will make you wish you had planted more, not less

Houseguests can be ingrates. Once, I invited an asparagus family to the garden, and the whole clan stalked away. Perhaps my hostess skills need some work.<p>Apparently to make asparagus feel at home, you have to cultivate loose soil, deep trenches and patience. So this summer, years after my first …

10 Genius (And Delicious) Ways To Use Your Spiralizer

Zoodles are having quite a year. The low-carb take on spaghetti has taken wholesome kitchens—not to mention Instagram—by storm, with camera-ready zucchini noodles replacing pasta as a healthier alternative. And you can thank the spiralizer for their superstar status. You know, that go-to gadget …

19 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes to Bring on Your Next Camping Trip

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more fun camping hacks.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

Hacking

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

The 15-Minute Bodyweight Boot Camp Workout

By now you should know that you don't need equipment to get a great workout. There are seemingly endless possibilities when it comes to bodyweight …

27 Breakfast Sandwiches That Cure a Hangover With Less Grease

Sometimes the best breakfast is one you can eat on the go. As much as we try to sit down for meals, we're often too rushed in the a.m. hours, …

Healthy Eating

12 Cheap Smoker Hacks for Your Summer Cookouts

For penny pinchers, apartment dwellers and, well, everyone else, smoking food at home is now within reach more than ever before. With hacks to transform even gas grills into wood-fire-infusing devices, inexpensive oven <i>and</i> stovetop solutions, plus handheld toys that can manage to smoke ice <i>without</i> …

Smokestack's Chicken Wings

In a bowl, whisk together salt, paprika, garlic and onion powders, thyme, oregano, both peppers, sage, and cayenne. Toss wings with spices in bowl; …

Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Pork Loin

Slice pork loin lengthwise ¾ of the way through the middle. Lay open and season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a 12″ skillet over medium-high …

18 Fava Bean Recipes Because Spring! Spring! Spring!

Among spring ingredients, there's something extra special about the fava bean. Here are 18 recipes to get your fix.<p><b>There are a lot of spring ingredients we get excited about</b>, but there's something extra special about fava beans. Maybe it's the bright green color, or the clean taste, or the …

HERBED SWEET POTATO + QUINOA MUFFINS // RALLYING + RESOLVING

I understand why people seem frustrated with resolutions, and why there’s a backlash against the exuberance of the fresh start and the clean slate …

Learn to Grill the Perfect Steak Every Time

How to Make a Galaxy Layered Drip Cake<p>How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork Butt<p>Easy Whole Wheat Bread<p>Cooking Class<p>i have read it is good to sear the steaks …

How to Turn Quinoa Into a Delicious, Satisfying Meal

We may always be looking ahead to discover new food trends but sometimes it’s better to look back at what our ancestors were eating. Ancient cultures …