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4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your only options, though. "Developing the …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's important to continue with your resistance training: "It helps keep …

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

PLO: Israel using prisoners as 'blackmail' | US & Canada

<b>Ramallah, Occupied West Bank -</b> Ismat Mansour was only 16 years old when he was arrested and sentenced to 22 years in prison for complicity in killing an Israeli settler.<p>At the time, the first intifada - the Palestinian uprising against Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip - was in …

Israeli arrest of Arab citizen over Lebanon visit angers rights groups

RAMALLAH, West Bank – An Arab Israeli citizen was arrested on charges of visiting an enemy state after the man returned from a trip to Lebanon, the Israeli government announced.<p>The April 12 detention of Majd Kayyal, 23, described as a freelance journalist and Web editor for a group that advocates …

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5 Tips for Gorgeous Skin on Different Seductive Body Parts

Make the most of spring's hottest fashion trend—dresses and skirts with strategic cutouts that expose flashes of your chest, waist, and other alluring body parts—with our glowifying pointers<p><b>SHOW-OFF SPOT: Upper Chest</b><br>There's a lot women want to get off their chests—most notably, sunspots and those …

The Ideal Amount of Fruits and Veggies to Eat Daily

The "strive for five" slogan needs to be officially retired.<p>That old saying about eating an apple a day? According to new research, it may not be enough to keep the doctor away. People who consume at least seven servings of fruits and vegetables each day slash their death risk from any cause—at any …

Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

Bookmark this page, we'll be updating the deals all week!<p>How many do you have in your home?<p>For just $300, this giant pizza will be brought right to …

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35 Foods That Keep Your Brain Sharp

Certain foods can help keep your brain as fit as your body. Read on to learn all you need to know about edible intelligence.<p>What good is having the body of a twenty-something if your brain sputters like it's decades older? Cognitive diseases plague millions each year, and even if you're far from …

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Get a full-body calorie-blasting burn without any equipment—anytime, anywhere<p>Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout.<p><i>Women's Health</i> Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through these supersets. …

Talking to babies boosts their brain power, studies show

Children whose parents speak to them least fare worst in language tests, lagging behind by up to six months at age two<p>Reading bedtime stories to babies and talking to them from birth boosts their brain power and sets them up for success at school, researchers say.<p>Studies on babies and toddlers …

23andMe and Me: Why Policymakers Should Set the Genetic Testing Company Free

The FDA has banned 23andMe from selling its personal genetic testing kits. But consumers should know the truth about themselves—and so policymakers …

Sculpt a Better Butt

You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.<p>Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings are hard at work. Problem is, like most Americans, you're probably spending …

3 Exercise Moves for Stronger Knees

It seems counterintuitive, but these moves from Tim Hewett, Ph.D., director of The Ohio State University Sports Health & Performance Institute, ward off problems by strengthening muscles around the knee. Do three sets of 20 reps for each move.

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, hey, you’ll also get a high tush, a solid core, and sexy shoulders out of the …

Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Find out what the latest research suggests<p>You've heard that probiotics contain all sorts of nutrients that help you stay healthy. And as it turns out, probiotics could help you lose weight, too, according to a study published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i>. <br>For the study, researchers from Laval …

Get Ready to Sweat: Introducing the Women’s Health Super Bowl Commercials Workout Game!

Play along with us to score a serious workout<p>Calling all football fans! Here's a Super Bowl game that <i>everyone</i> wins: <i>Women's Health's</i> first Super Bowl Commercials Workout Game!<p>Here's how it works: Instead of filling up on snacks every time a commercial fills your screen, join @WomensHealthMag as we …

What’s the Difference Between BB, CC, and DD Creams?

The makeup aisle is all about the abbrevs these days. Here’s how you can tell them apart<p>With BB, CC, and now DD creams lining store counters, makeup shopping is looking a lot like bra shopping. So how’s a girl to keep them all straight? Truth be told, there’s not a ton of differences between the …