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Let Loose with 11 Crazy Cookies

Sugar cookies are swell. Chocolate chip is dandy. Linzer are lovely. As far we know, no one's ever complained about a nice ginger snap, or an inoffensive oatmeal.<p>But that doesn't mean that you can't push the boundaries. In fact, we encourage it. Because everyone always loves a rebel -- especially …

Dessert

The Gluten Free Difference?

<b>BY JENNIFER DE RYCKER</b><p>Three years ago, my neighbor and I sat in the kitchen and watched her little girl eating in her high chair. She didn’t have the …

Satay Chicken Stir-Fry With Snow Peas

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook the rice according to the package directions.<p>Step 2<p>In a small bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, …

Recipes

Foods That Make You Feel Better

How to fight colds, heartburn, joint pain, allergies, and other ailments by choosing the right food.

Nutrition

Weekend Challenge: Alternating Shoulder Press and Twist

You'll love how strong your upper body will feel!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join</i> …

Get Off On The Right Foot | MC COMPARO

Elsewhere in this issue, we've compiled the accounts of numerous riders' first taste of two-wheeled locomotion (see "Mini Memories") and the profound …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

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Strong Body, Powerful Mind

Calorie torching, muscle sculpting, and stress reducing—with the right yoga moves, you really can have it all.<p>No one disputes that yoga will make you loose and limber. But there's one misconception we'd like to wrestle to the mat: that bending and stretching and twisting can't work you as hard or …

yoga | Women's Health

It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime against yoga to let a bad mat disrupt your practice, so let the pros tell you about the best of the bunch.<p>Here's the …

Master The Yoga Lunge

Tips from our yoga guru<p><b>I can't hold lunging poses long. What's better: lunging less deeply or taking standing breaks?</b> -Lindsey, Boston, MA<p>Back in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the …

Is Hot Yoga Safe?

Read this before your next sweaty session<p>If your opinion of hot yoga involves hundreds of spandex-clad yogis pushing and twisting their bodies to the point of heat exhaustion and dehydration in some sort of mystical sweat lodge somewhere, you aren’t alone. Hot yoga, usually practiced in a room …

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

5 Ways to Regain Your Sense of Inner Calm

You can learn to decompress. Here's how<p><b>Go Big—But Go Home</b><br>Use short bursts of restlessness to your advantage when tackling challenges. Your fight-or-flight response can help you get through anything that scares you a little (a work presentation, asking out a cute guy). However, adopt the habit of …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.

Workouts

How to Heal Through Journaling

At the age of 28, I found myself sitting in the office of a divorce attorney. Never in a million years had I thought that I would only be married for seven, be selling the home I built from the ground up and loved, and starting my life over again. I turned to my journal to help me heal and cope.<p>I …

The Meaning of Om

<i>By Valerie Reiss</i><p>Ommm. It's often the first and last sound in your ears in a yoga class. But what does it mean? Perhaps you've heard it defined as "the sound of the universe" -- but what does that really mean?<p>Turns out, a lot -- and yet, like many spiritual (and especially yogic) things, it's not so …

5 Ways to Look Younger With Makeup

Find out what researchers have discovered is the key to turning back the clock<p>Women worry about wrinkles and struggle with dark spots. But a new study brings to light a more subliminal aging cue: a lack of contrast. Scientists at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania tweaked the tones of facial skin …

When Should You Skip A Big Workout or Race?

Learn the times when it’s smart to bail on your fitness plans<p>Skier Lindsey Vonn, who underwent knee surgery after crashing at the World Championship last February, decided to sit out of last Saturday’s season-opening race in Austria, according to <i>The Associated Press</i>. The new plan: She’ll start her …

Can Deep-Fried Food Really Be Healthy?

Is the New York Times article about food that's "deep fried and good for you" too good to be true?<p>Last week, the <i>New York Times</i> published a story full of Mark Bittman's deep-fried veggie recipes. If you follow Bittman, you know that he's known for being health-conscious—so why is he writing about …

8 Crazy-Good Cranberry Recipes

Dish up fall’s favorite berry

The Waist-Cinching Workout for Toned Abs and Obliques

Give your workout routine a new twist—literally. These six moves hit all of your major muscle groups with extra emphasis on your obliques to whittle your middle. Move from one exercise to the next without resting, then repeat this four-minute circuit three times with a 1-minute break in between …

Weekend Challenge: Single-Leg Hip Raise

Your lower body will feel the burn!<p><i>Join the</i> Women’s Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve</i> …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?

3 Powerful Steps to Combat Fear

<i>"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." --Aristotle</i><p>Fear. It's one of the most basic human emotions, yet it's one that prevents a majority of us from living our greatest potential or following our hearts. Two clients emailed me within a few days …

8 Tips for Running Your Best Marathon

You got this! These pro secrets will help make the magic happen<p>Chances are, if you’re running the New York City Marathon this weekend, you may be freaking out at this point—after all, 26 miles is no joke! But relax. You’ve already done the hard part—the grueling training—so this week is all about …

The Perfect Skin Diet

<b>Almonds:</b> Hey, guess what? Almonds are seeds, not nuts, and they're stuffed with vitamin E, a potent sun blocker. Volunteers who consumed 14 milligrams of the vitamin per day (about 20 almonds) and then were exposed to UV light sunburned less than those who took none. "Vitamin E acts as an …

3 Crazy-Tempting Vegan Recipes

Get your taste buds ready for some vegan amazingness<p>Warning: Food cravings are about to kick in. You can thank Post Punk Kitchen’s Isa Chandra Moskowitz. In her just-released cookbook, <i>Isa Does It</i>, and new 10-episode web series, <i>Make It Vegan</i>, the chef explains how to whip up a slew of delicious, …