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Roasted pumpkin

I love pumpkins. And it’s not just because my hometown grows some of the largest pumpkins in the world. Pumpkins are massively underrated. It’s a squash, just like butternut squash or the other winter varieties you’re used to ignoring at the supermarket. 228 more words

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Handmade Tortillas

What could be better than tacos? Tacos made with fresh tortillas.

Tortillas are made from masa—it’s corn flour dough, made from masa harina. That’s literally, “masa flour,” or the flour one makes masa out of. 448 more words

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Video of the Week: Technique tips from elite rowers...

The thing to take away from this, especially for novices, is that there is no such thing as perfect technique. You’ll pick up how to row really quickly but then spend the rest of your rowing career (however long that is) trying to get your technique as… 119 more words


Snatch Basics: Set-up and First Pull

Today we are going to take a look at the snatch, primarily the set-up and the first pull (floor to knee).  These simple parts of the snatch are often the most butchered in the gym and while a good first pull alone won’t make a lift, a bad pull will surely ruin it.  659 more words


Question of the Day

Heeey so at the moment we’re doing a lot of work on the finish and the release but I am struggling to come up with calls that really work. 1,635 more words


Going through the motions

Here is a fascinating article from Science Daily about research into how dancers learn complicated routines. This research suggests that a technique known as marking — loosely practicing a routine by “going through the motions” — may improve the quality of dance performance by reducing the mental strain needed to perfect the movements. 559 more words