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How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

Exercise

Blood diagnosis app 'can detect diseases'

<b>A team has developed an app and small lens add-on that allows blood-cell analysis via a smartphone</b><p>The app, called Athelas, won a prize at a coding event held by the prestigious start-up hub Y Combinator.<p>The team says it can detect diseases such as malaria and cancers in seconds, through so-called …

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

Get ready for seriously surprising intel.<p>Ever nosh on asparagus to have your hoo-ha—and we're not just talking your pee—smell funny? Well, that's one way to think about that whole "you are what you eat" connection. And it turns out, for women, it's a pretty important one.<p>Healthy vaginas have a …

Nutrition

I Tried Cannabis Lube, And This Is Your Vagina On Drugs

I recently heard about the new Foria cannabis lube. It’s manufactured exclusively for women. Women tired of the same boring old lube without any drugs in it.<p>The world has always told my lady boner that weed and sexual pleasure don’t happen at the exact same time, and yet here a miracle marijana …

4 Drug Combinations That Can Be Accidentally Lethal

These common combinations can be accidentally lethal<p>Nearly 28 percent of adults ages 20 to 59 hold multiple drug precriptions at any given time, per CDC data. In some cases, double (or tripling) up is necessary—but the wrong combo could have critical consequences, says epidemiologist Leonard …

Medicine

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

Exercise

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

Check Yourself: How Being A Gossip Hurts You

Photo: Courtesy of Eyla.<p>Lately, there has been a lot of gossip swirling around, and it seems to be affecting a lot of people I know. It got me to …

Self-help

Chronic pain 'may be inherited'

<b>Four common chronic pain conditions share a genetic element, suggesting they could - at least in part - be inherited diseases, say UK researchers.</b><p>The four include irritable bowel syndrome, musculoskeletal pain, pelvic pain and dry eye disease.<p>The study of more than 8,000 sets of twins found the …

Dresses

Cut your getting ready time in half with dresses that do the work for you. From minis that take you from a dive bar to the dance floor, to maxis with …

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The Breakfast That Could Make You Gain Weight

Plus, the one you should go for instead<p>We've got some good news, and we've got some bad news. Let's start with the bad news: Having toast for breakfast may increase your odds of weight gain. But the good news? Eggs may help you stay svelte. At least, that's according to the latest …

Nutrition

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, try these 7 squat variations from …

Workouts

This pill could stop 90 percent of HIV cases in the US

But only if it reaches the right people<p>Michael Lucas has been taking Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, for about a year now. And the 42-year-old adult film director and gay porn performer readily admits that the decision wasn't all that hard to make — especially when compared with the alternative. …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Downsize your equipment, maximize your results<p>Fancy equipment. Pricey gyms. Experienced personal trainers. All are nice pluses—but you don't need them to sculpt a better body. In fact, when you're short on time, stuck at home, or navigating a packed gym, scaling back can make you more …

Workouts

4 Exercises for Looking HOT in Your Holiday Party Dress

Do these moves to look even more amazing come party time<p>Bikini Season 2013 may be long over, but another occasion for skin-baring numbers is fast approaching: Holiday Party Season! Planning to make merry in something festive—and fitted? Use this guide to target the muscles that you’ll show off in …

Clothing

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

Workouts

4 Weeks to Fit: Total-Body Makeover

Kick your rear into high gear with this 2-in-1 cardio sculpting routine designed for quick results<p>1. Dolphin Plank Pike<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start in a forearm plank …

The 5-Minute All-Over Toning Workout

You can get some serious sweat going with this amazing workout routine from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of Shape Up Shortcuts<p>Yes, you <i>do</i> have time to work out. Even if you just have 5 minutes, we've got you covered with this amazing total-body workout, created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor …

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9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

5 Moves For The Perfect Beach Butt

Instagram's most famous derriere shares her tips.<p>Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and pysics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her …

#theLIST: All for One: Spring's Chicest Jumpsuits

Skip the separates and take an all-inclusive approach to dressing with the seasons chicest jumpsuits and rompers.<p>Skip the separates and take an all-inclusive approach to dressing with the season's chicest jumpsuits and rompers.

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