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3 Delicious Turmeric Recipes Your Body (and Skin) Will Thank You For

Turmeric has been used for cooking and medicinal purposes for thousands of years, but lately, it’s been taking over the holy land of Instagram like …

How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

Fitness

Jen Widerstrom’s Superset Workout Fast-Tracks Your Toning Goals

In this video, Jen Widerstrom, celebrity trainer and author of Diet Right for Your Personality Type, guides you through a series of supersets, or …

Workouts

Tip: The World's Toughest Core Exercise

Can you handle this brutal move? Take a look.<p>This is one of the most deceptively difficult core exercise you'll ever attempt. It's basically a …

4 Hamstring Stretches You Can Do Right Now

We spend most of our time either sitting, which tightens our hamstrings, or walking, which tires them out. So, it's important to stretch them …

This Squat Variation Combines Strength Training and Cardio For the Ultimate Booty Exercise

We know squats are great for your booty and legs, but why not take them to the next level? Let's add some cardio and a tiny bit of plyo.<p>Coach Caroline Jordan — booty expert and trainer from Equinox's Best Butt Ever class — loves squat hops, saying they "build explosive power, strength, and …

If You Want Kale to Taste Good, Treat It Like Pasta

Have you ever tried treating kale, collards, and other leafy greens like pasta when you cook them? Yes, I know. Sounds romantic, huh? The culinary technique is called <i>blanching</i>, and it will completely transform your tough, fibrous, bitter greens into something sweet, tender, and totally worth …

Food

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

Dessert

4 Ways to Use Chickpea Flour, the Protein-Packed Wonder

Maybe there's chickpea flour in your pantry from that one recipe you made forever ago. Don't let it go to waste!<p>We've seen the flour options in the grocery store grow and grow—almond, graham, buckwheat, spelt—all ground to fine powders for adventures in gluten-free baking. But where to begin? Let's …

Cabbage cooked up sweet and tender turns into kapusta

Cold weather calls for sweater, fire and cozy tradition, like staying in bed all day, or at least until someone needs a meal or begs to be walked. Then you can rouse yourself, pull on your gear and stomp out into the chill, grateful to know that it's really not so bad to be alert, in daylight, in …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Your One-Song, Ultimate Butt Workout

Four-time CrossFit Games champion Rich Froning is not one to back down from a tough workout. And, neither are we. So we decided to revisit his 2013 …

Workouts

7 Hair Masks Celebrity Hairstylists Can't Live Without

If the healthy state of a celebrity's strands can be attributed to their hairstylists, then you'd better believe we'll take the latter's …

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Exercise

Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry

We're trying hard to stick to our resolutions this year (well, at least this month). Which is why we've developed this healthy stir-fry recipe. …

Recipes

8 Essential Breakfast Baked Goods to Make This Weekend

Unlike those hurried weekday mornings, the weekend is the perfect time to tackle your craving for a sweet, freshly baked breakfast. Whether you're …

14 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Recipes That Will Ruin All New Year Diets

1 of 14<p>Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread Sandwich Cookies<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Spelt Crepes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache<p>3 of 14<p>Peanut Butter …

Fit in 4: Why a tea towel is the new multi-gym

The humble towel…who’d have thought it? By adding this little bit of lightweight household kit to your workout you can enhance exercises in the …

9 Workout Brands to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions

We're two weeks into the New Year, and if you're already dragging your heels on that resolution you made, we have some good news. Making fresh goals …

5-Minute Abs (No Equipment Needed!)

Mountain Climbers<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position.<br>• Bring right foot forward, bending knee.<br>• Switch legs, bringing left knee forward while moving …

Workouts

This Drugstore Moisturizer Is So Good It Hydrates for 72 Hours Straight

Your winter skin problems just got solved.<p>There will always be something sentimental about old-school cold creams. Beloved by your grandmother and Hollywood screen sirens alike, they are timeless. But let's face it—moisturizers have come a long way since then. For women adverse to heavy creams, …

Skin Care

The Best New Drugstore Beauty Products for Fall 2017

The 7 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Dry AF Skin

Winter, bye.<p>Solid 2018 resolution: be more thoughtful about how we spend our hard-earned moola. So when frigid winds and arctic temps hit the forecast, resist the urge to buy that $200 designer moisturizer and instead soothe your winter skin with an equally excellent—if not better—drugstore brand …

These PMS Brownies will provide you with the sweet relief you've been looking for

When it’s that time of the month, or really any time of the month, brownies come in handy. Treating yourself is the way to go because the struggle is …

Leave Shyness at the Door in 2018 With This Science-Backed Trick

Full disclosure, shyness is by no means a negative trait. It's when shyness inhibits people from socializing entirely that it can become a problem. …

A Beginners Guide to Clean Eating: 22 Recipes to Get You Started

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to healthy eating, nothing can really top …

Our Best New Desserts of 2016

Our favorite (and your favorite) desserts from 2016 have a bit of a nostalgic bent. We shared our favorite oatmeal cookie and "magic" cake, as well …

18 Hangover-Busting Breakfast Recipes for New Year’s Day

New Year's Eve scares me a little bit—I normally try to turn in fairly early, so any time I'm partying past midnight I know I'm going to drink too much. The obviously solution is just to have a little self-control and alternate booze and water, but, despite my best intentions, I have a feeling I …

Cooking

7 Ginger-Heavy Recipes That'll Clear Out Your Sinuses Stat

Winter is (mostly) awesome: twinkle lights, Christmas trees, snowball fights. But there are also downsides: namely, stuffed-up sinuses that make a …

15 Eggplant Recipes That Will Kill It on Meatless Monday

When it comes to bringing more plant-based dishes into our weekly meal rotation, we all have our go-to veggies. Sweet potatoes continue to hog the spotlight with their hearty texture and sweet flavor, while squash dominates the chilly-weather soup scene. There is *one* fabulous veg, however, that …