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This One Move Works Your Abs From Every Angle

Yes, especially those hard-to-reach lower abs.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Stability ball knee tuck</b>: This move is a bit of a balancing act, but the benefits are well worth it. …

Women's Health

7 Easy Exercises for Better Balance

With you exercise, you may focus on how certain regimens will improve your strength, help you lose weight, or even make you more flexible. Or maybe …

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at strengthening your thighs, butt, core, and abs!<p>It's just six moves, done for 30 seconds each, for a total of three minutes. So you can do this short workout …

Workouts

Doctors Are At A Loss For Words: Boiling Just Two Ingredients You Will Rapidly Lose All Of Your Body Fat!

There are millions of people who care about their body weight; especially women are the ones who dream of losing weight quickly and effortlessly. <b>But</b> …

Magnificently Rich Cream of Mushroom Soup

I was cooking something else and happily sidetracked myself into this incredible cream of mushroom soup. Yes, it’s my recipe but it comes with tons …

A Genius Chocolate (Vegan) Birthday Cake with Super-Fluffy Frosting

This is a banner day: There are not one but <i>two</i> secret ingredients in this genius chocolate cake. They help make the whole thing vegan (so that everyone at the party can take a slice), but better yet—and is the case with so many genius vegan recipes—the constraints of axing eggs and butter led to …

Dessert

This 20-Minute Weighted Tabata Workout Crushes Any Treadmill Sesh

Sculpt while you sizzle fat.<p><i>Nikki Metzger is</i> Women's Health<i>'s 2015 Next Fitness Star winner and the creator of the heart-pumping, cal-torching method you'll find in her Ignite routine.</i><p>You already know that a regular old bodyweight Tabata workout can crush calories like no other. But adding …

Workouts

Tabata Low-Impact and High-Intensity Challenge

This Tabata workout is a great way to burn calories by doing high-intensity intervals that will challenge your entire body. This advanced workout …

24 Healthy Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk

Whether you’re vegan, following the Whole30, lactose intolerant, or just looking for new ingredients to experiment with, there’s a good chance that …

Could Your Hormones Be Keeping You Awake? This Simple Routine Is The Solution

<i>Fern Olivia is the founder of Thyroid.Yoga and an L.A.-based wellness expert renowned for her artful approach to self-healing. This week, we’re</i> …

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing

5 yoga poses to cure a hangover

After an especially indulgent night, the last thing you may want to do is think about working out. Though reserch has shown that a quick sweat session is good for your hangover, sticking to a lower-impact option may be best for some.<p>"When you're going out, your nervous system is stimulated," Alexis …

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

Essential Yoga Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you have occasional or chronic pain in your lower back, you're not alone. Low back pain is very common, especially as you age. Having a job where …

Our 21 Best Cake Recipes for Alternative Diets

Gluten-free almond cakes. Dairy-free chocolate cakes. Vegan cupcakes. There's a dessert here for everyone.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Gluten-Free

Your Sunday Meal Prep: Cook These 5 Dishes, Eat Smarter All Week Long

Just a few hours out of your weekend can help you eat healthier, and feel better, for the next five days.<p>The last thing many of us want to do come Sunday is spend a few hours on our feet in the kitchen. But that's exactly what you should be doing, because the rewards far outweigh the effort. Once …

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …

15 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Have you mastered stress, or is stress mastering you? Between work deadlines, bills, and family and friend obligations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. …

Mandy Ingber shares 10 yoga poses for a better mood - TODAY.com

Yoga can benefit you no matter what mood you find yourself in. Emotion is motivating when we put it into motion. Yoga will uplift you if you are feeling sluggish or down, relax you if you feel high-strung, and soften your edges if you are feeling angry. This 10-minute series is from my new book, …

3 Daily Habits Of Peak Performers, According To Michael Phelps' Coach

Spend some time with U.S. Olympic men’s swimming coach Bob Bowman, as I recently did, and you’ll understand why some people go from good to great in a chosen field, while others, like Bowman’s longtime student Michael Phelps, go from good to record-shattering.<p>Phelps’ record is extraordinary. His 22 …

Swimming

Spotlight: Artist & Children’s Book Author Michelle de Villiers

<b>My name is</b> Michelle de Villiers and I’m an artist.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> illustration, cartoons, sculpture, expressionist painting. I am more of an experimentalist, though, knowing more and more about less and less.<p><b>Art and Science</b><p><b>I have a passion for</b> art and science!<p><b>I use Flipboard because</b> it is an …

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