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10 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Gorgeous Skin And Hair

No need to chug the stuff!<p>People are literally obsessed with apple cider vinegar. Just open up Instagram—I challenge you to find someone who isn't drinking it for better digestion or more impressive weight-loss results. (Although tbh, you should take all those claims with a grain of salt.)<p>Don't …

Skin Care

10 Core Moves Emily Skye Swears By For Serious Results

Damn, woman.<p>If you follow Emily Skye on Instagram (if not, get on that!), then you already know she's the totally badass guru behind the super-popular FIT Program. This year, she's been refreshingly honest about her postpartum fitness journey after giving birth to her first daughter, Mia. One of …

4 Easy Ways To Reduce Sun Damage Now

Those dark spots and fine lines aren't forever.<p>Starting off with some bad news: Your skin can rack up sun damage every time you're out in the sun without protection—but that damage doesn't always show up until years later. So those funky brown spots and fine lines you're seeing in the mirror now …

Skin Care

Block Lunges: Release the Quadriceps and Lengthen the Hamstrings

The quadriceps (quads) is the group of four muscles at the front of the thigh. The hamstrings are three muscles at the back of the thigh. These two …

Celebrity Trainer Anna Kaiser Wants You To Stop Talking About Your Abs

Yes, Kelly Ripa is her client.<p>If you were to look at celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser’s clients—Kelly Ripa, Hilary Duff, Shakira, not to mention Kaiser herself—the thought “OMG how the eff do I get her abs” would probably cross your mind.<p>But please, stop right there, says Kaiser. “I want to get you …

The Weak Runner's Guide to Starting Triathlon

If you are an athlete thinking about triathlon but the thought of the run portion makes your stomach turn (or you know it’s the area where you need …

This Elite Trainer Just Shared The Secret To Her Chiseled Abs

It all comes down to one move.<p>Yeah, yeah, you're well aware that to achieve Grecian-statue-level abs, you need to put in the work. But there's no denying doing a million crunches at the end of a tough workout is the worst. Abs training can be boring and monotonous, and half the time, those classic …

This Deadlift Variation Will Sculpt Your Butt Like Whoa

Master this move for the booty of your dreams.<p>We don’t have to tell you that butts are the thing (thanks, Kim K).<p>But how do you plump your own peach to perfection? For Betina Gozo, <i>Women’s Health’s</i> 2017 Next Fitness Star and author of <i>The Woman’s Guide To Strength Training</i> the best booty boosting …

What's The Best Plank For Sexy Side Abs: Plank Knee Taps Or Plank Sweeps?

Light your obliques on fire.<p><i>Check out</i> Women's Health<i>'s Fitness Faceoff every week to learn which moves will best help you reach your fit goals. Here's this week's faceoff:</i><p>The real secret to a sexy stomach is carving out those lines to frame your budding six pack (a.k.a. your obliques).<p>And while …

4 Oblique Exercises to Target Your Love Handles

Whittling your middle comes down to better nutrition paired with ab exercises that target the obliques.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

Andrea Speir, lead instructor for Daily Burn's pilates programs, shares her five favorite Pilates butt exercises.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

Workouts

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

It's that good.<p>You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big on planking these days. And we're not talking about a simple one-and-done hold. But rather, a multi-dimensional plank circuit.<p>While a …

How to Self-Diagnose Your Shoulder Pain

<b>The shoulder joint is one of the most vulnerable joints in the human body.</b> There is so much range of movement that it is surprising more shoulder …

Energy Boosting Hacks for Fatigue During Menopause

Are you overwhelmed with fatigue these days? I know I am. It’s mind-blowingly frustrating and yes, exhausting. <b>During perimenopause and menopause, you</b> …

A 5-Ingredient, Salty-Sweet Roast That Will Be On Your Table in 30 Minutes

<i>We partnered with our friends at Natural Delights, purveyors of Medjool dates, for our latest contest—Your Best Recipe with Dates.</i><p>Hats off to Jessica! Her recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto and Dates has won our latest contest, Your Best Recipe with Dates.<p>We love the play of textures …

Are you smiling on the outside, but feel down in the dumps? This may be why

You see smiling faces, but are those people really happy? Or maybe you’re the one who’s smiling, but inside you’re down in the dumps.<p>Do you walk into a party looking excited and energized, but go into the bathroom for a break and find yourself rolling your eyes or muttering under your breath? Or …

Mental Health

15 Ways Cashews Can Transform Your Recipes Into Creamy, Cheesy, Chewy Goodness Without Dairy

If you’ve been dairy-free for more than a minute, you probably already have a love affair with cashews. You may be nuts about cashews but did you …

Eating Right Can Save the World

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.” That’s what the French lawyer Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, who happened to have a deep love of gastronomy, wrote in 1825. A century later, a diet-hawking American nutritionist named Victor Lindlahr rendered it as: “You are what you eat.” I …

19 Satisfying Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

Looking for a low-calorie breakfast that doesn't disappoint? These 19 light recipes all clock in under 300 calories and will keep you satisfied and …

Breakfast

Sculpted to the Core: Kate Hudson's Pilates Workout

Get firm abs and a butt to match with our November cover star's 4 favorite Pilates moves<p>1. Roll Up<p>A<p>B<p>C<p><b>A.</b><p>Lie faceup with arms extended overhead, palms …

4 Ways to Fix Common Skin Complaints

When it comes to your skin, wrinkles often come with other troubles: Dark spots, acne, you name it. Here's how to battle them all<p>Whoever decided two was company clearly never had wrinkles and acne. Or wrinkles and rosacea. Or wrinkles and any of the other skin problems that tend to pop up alongside …

10 Tips for Acne-Prone Skin

Follow this advice for clear, glowing skin<p>A sad fact of life: Breakouts don’t only happen to teenagers. But you can win the war against pimples by following these clear skin rules.<p><b>1. Cleanse Gently</b>Deeply cleansing oily skin sounds like a great strategy but harsh cleansers can strip skin of its …