The Most Wonderful Gingerbread Cookies

INGREDIENTS 3cups all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2teaspoons baking powder 3⁄4teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1tablespoon ground ginger 1 3⁄4teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄4teaspoon ground cloves 6tablespoons unsalted butter 3⁄4cup dark brown sugar 1large egg 1⁄2cup molasses 2teaspoons vanilla 1teaspoon finely grated lemon ...

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Coconut Shrimp

INGREDIENTSNutrition SERVINGS 6UNITS US 6ounces beer 5eggs 1cup milk 2 1⁄2cups flour 8ounces coconut 1⁄2teaspoon salt 1 -2teaspoon sugar 1⁄2teaspoon baking powder 15 -20large shrimp, peeled and deveined oil (for frying) DIRECTIONS Mix beer, egg, milk, flour, salt, and baking ...

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Eating for Distance

Fuelling your body with the right food is a recipe for success, says Louise Pyne A good training regime is, of course, essential for distance running. But for real success on the endurance front, it is important to give your nutrition ...

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Eight reasons to run!

From blitzing fat to boosting defences, it ticks all the boxes As much as we love hardcore gym sessions, the change of seasons provides the chance to challenge ourselves with a whole array of performance goals. There’s nothing like a ...

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Do it like a Pro

Check out the classes and programmes our sports heroes use to stay at the top of their game 1 Roll with the punches Train2Win If you’re up for trying something different from your ordinary gym workout while taking things to the ...

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The kettle bell swing

Thought kettlebells were a new gym craze? Well, the Russian army have been using them for years, and they could revolutionise your workouts Not long ago kettlebells were somewhat of an oddity in the gym. But these days, almost every health ...

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Your diet makeover

Be ahead of the curve with these top diet trends From maple syrup-based lemon detox fasts to the protein-heavy Dukan diet, the slimming world has seen some pretty outrageous food fads of late. Thankfully, this year getting healthy is all ...

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Get virtual with your next challenge

Looking for a new way to push yourself? Mix up your routine with this unique endurance challenge Fancy yourself a bit of a challenge? Here’s one with a twist: The Conqueror Event Series is launching its inaugural UK John O’Groats Virtual ...

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Strike a balance with this Inner thigh exercise

Want to boost gym performance? It’s time to balance out your intense workouts with a good old dance-inspired stretch Blocking out the time to really delve into a stretching session can seem hard to justify if your busy schedule already makes ...

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Your shape sessions: Oblique Exercises

Get your best body ever with these pick ’n’ mix Pilates moves tailored to your natural shape While there are no specific exercises that should or shouldn’t be performed depending on whether you have an apple, pear, hourglass or athletic ...

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