Jolanta Ulikowska

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The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

5 Ways Summer Camp Helps Your Child Prepare for Adulthood

When I think back on my own camp experience, I recall standing on a wooden tower about 10, maybe 15, feet off the ground. Several people I had recently met stood below. They were yelling at me to fall. I'd just met these people; why on earth would I trust them enough to catch me? I put my arms …

My Life Without A Smartphone

I’ve worked in online media for years but I’ve never owned a smartphone. Here’s why I don’t feel like I’m missing out.<p>Maybe I should be embarrassed when I pull out my nearly 10-year-old flip phone, but I’m not–not even a little bit.<p>There might have been a time when I felt self-conscious, and I’m …

The Classic Color Combination That Saved This Bathroom

Designer T. Keller Donovan's bathroom had nothing memorable about it — until he got in there with yards and yards of indoor-outdoor fabric and some truly unique pieces of furniture.<p><b>BEFORE: The bathroom had a bland color palette.</b><p><b>Christine Pittel: What was wrong?</b> <b>T. Keller Donovan:</b> It was bland. White …

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Make The Perfect Roast Chicken with Lemon Yogurt & Salad

<i>The perfect roast chicken dinner can now be made even better with the zesty addition of lemon yogurt and salad. The traditional dish with a twist</i> …

Three Ways to Wear White Pants

White pants aren't as intimating as you think. And <i>forget</i> about that "you can't wear white after Labor Day" myth.<p>Swap out your traditional black …

12 Air-Purifying Houseplants To Decorate Your Home With

Plants are very often used in interior décor and we tend to think that’s only due to their beauty and to the fact that they’re green and so they make …

Why Butts are the New Abs

Yeah, you read that right. We're all about the butt. And here's why you should be, too.<p>Move over, flat abs! Booties are grabbing some major attention.<p>Who knows why they ever drifted from the spotlight? The glutes are our largest muscle group, and virtually every movement carried out by the lower …

Tyler Oakley Shows Us What Happens When A 24-Year-Old Sees His Own Birth Video

When Jackie Oakley decided to bring a video camera into the delivery room for her son's birth, she definitely never imagined that baby would grow up to be a hilarious YouTube star who would share it with the entire Internet. Really she couldn't have. YouTube didn't exist 24 years ago, when Tyler …

6 Spring Scents: DIY Home Fragrance

In the blink of an eye, it’ll be officially spring, whether the weather chooses to agree with us or not. Even though some of us may be dealing with a …

Killer Homemade Cleaners Made From Vinegar, Baking Soda And Lemon

Store-bought cleaning products can be harsh on your skin and they’re not as natural as they want to seem. So why not make your own cleaners? It’s …

Blackmail gangs target teen boys for online abuse, police warn

Teenage boys are increasingly being targeted by webcam blackmailers, say police.<p>Victims say they were persuaded to remove clothes on camera – only to …

Time on the Run

It hits us all at one time or another in quiet and not-so-quiet ways. We are getting older. Time is marching, no matter how hard we run or try for a sleight of mind. We know in that quiet heart-voice that the physical resilience and harsh innocence of our youth will turn the corner -- never to be …