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Rumors From Inside the Royal Wedding Party: From Harry and Meghan's First Dance to Prince William's Naughty Speech

The song they chose for their first dance is perfection.<p>Meghan Markle officially became the Duchess of Sussex yesterday when she married Prince Harry, but the celebrations didn't end at St. George's Chapel.<p>Following an incredible afternoon reception, which included a seasonal menu, and a rendition …

Serena Williams

No Gym? No Problem! This Is the Perfect At-Home Workout to Bust Through Belly Fat

It can feel like "having abs" should be listed in the dictionary as a synonym for "impossible." It's notoriously hard to lose fat around your midsection. There are several reasons belly fat can be so tough to lose, including too much cortisol (the stress hormone), not getting enough sleep, and a …

Workouts

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

The One Royal Wedding Recipe Everyone's Looking for on Pinterest

<i>This article originally appeared on Food and Wine. For more stories like this, visit foodandwine.com.</i><p>With the royal wedding less than two weeks away, …

Royal Weddings

21 Family-Friendly Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Summer dining is great. The tastiest fruits and veggies are in season, the weather is perfect for eating outdoors, and mealtime just gets a lot more casual. It's the ideal time to cook for and with your family! Bestow this once-a-year greatness upon your own household with one of these …

Cooking

Here's How to Work and Tone Your Waist

Unfortunately, we cannot pick and choose where we slim down, the waistline included. As they say, "abs are built in the kitchen" and the same holds true for losing weight around your waist. You can, however, tone and strengthen the area with these exercises that target the obliques to create a …

Workouts

Meghan Markle's Jaw-Defining Pre-Wedding Treatment Can Be Done at Home—for $0

The royal wedding is inching closer and closer (doesn't it feel like Meghan and Prince Harry only <i>just</i> got engaged?), and we'd be lying if we said we …

Skin Care

Sculpt your abs with this equipment-free plank series from Carrie Underwood’s trainer

Want to get the most out of an at-home abs workout? Then don’t forget your obliques—you know, those muscles along the sides of your stomach that fire …

Workouts

This Easy Hair Hack Will Take Your Ponytail to the Next Level

Kristin Ess, the genius behind Lucy Hale's gorgeous hair, will never cease to amaze me. Not only are her creations to die for, but they also are fairly easy to re-create in the comfort of our own homes. Recently, she started sharing quick tutorials on her Instagram page, and one of them …

Hair

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Workouts

Sizzling Steak Fajitas Recipe

"Tex-Mex perfection for everyone! Fajitas are fun for everyone. Enjoy this Tex-Mex recipe at home--throw a fajita party where your friends and family …

Cooking

Skillet Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce Are a Dinner Win

Easing back into the hustle and bustle of life after the weekend requires some key self-care steps. First and foremost? Making yourself a delicious, …

Cooking

How To Know When Your Marriage Is Really Over, According To A Relationship Expert

Many years ago, I was sitting with a couple in my office, marveling about what a "perfect fit" they were: They were both into healthy living, rescue …

Relationships

7 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Should Eat This Week

Maybe I say this more often than is appropriate for a food editor who works in the wellness space in 2018, but: I wish people weren't so dogmatic …

Healthy Eating

15 beauty products on Amazon with a cult following

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Buying makeup and …

Skin Care

The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Yoga

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking is a form of altruism. What better excuse to make some cookies?<p>Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy …

Dessert

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

This 15-Minute Double Kettlebell Workout Will Sculpt Your Bod Fast

That's right, two kettlebells.<p>If you're always cranking out workouts with dumbbells in hand, it may be time to give kettlebells a try. Why? The two types of weights actually work your bod differently.<p>Dumbbells and barbells center the weight in your hand, but k-bells have an offset center of mass, …

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

5 Pilates Moves That Tone., Life and Shape Your Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Workouts

10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions worth taking your time over

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

The 4 Moves That'll Help You Make The Most Out Of An At-Home Workout

All the research and supported evidence on the benefits of exercise don't make a difference if you have no time to spare in your day for a workout. …

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Insane Body In New Workout Video

Carrie's new workout video may have been filmed after the star received multiple stitches in her face.<p>Carrie Underwood is wowing fans with her …

Carrie Underwood