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6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Congrats—you're one week into the 28-Day, Whole-Body Challenge! How are you feeling? You should already sense a little bit of a transformation as your body starts shaping up and your muscles begin toning up. Onwards and upwards with week two! Scroll down for how-tos for all of the exercises, and …

12 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

We’re on a real nature high over here. Whether we’re DIYing with acorns, leaves or branches, it’s all about bringing a bit of what’s outside in. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your scent-game naturally, here are 12 tips to make your house smell amazing this winter.<p>1. Lavender Lemon Candles: …

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Strong Body, Powerful Mind

Calorie torching, muscle sculpting, and stress reducing—with the right yoga moves, you really can have it all.<p>No one disputes that yoga will make you loose and limber. But there's one misconception we'd like to wrestle to the mat: that bending and stretching and twisting can't work you as hard or …

If You Love Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bars, You NEED to Check Out This Healthy Alternative

Get your bake on with this easy recipe.<p>If you start your day with one of those delish Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks and are craving another by 3 p.m., we feel you. The good news? There's no need to give up your morning or afternoon treat; just switch it up to this healthier recipe brought to …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds

The 3 Best Baked Goods for Weight Loss

Courtesy of the new SkinnyTaste cookbook<p>Like many people, Gina Homolka started gaining weight in her twenties—even though she felt like she was eating the same things she always had been. Joining Weight Watchers helped, but she still struggled to find healthy foods that she actually enjoyed eating. …

3 Ways to Test How Strong Your Core Is

Because it really does all start from the core.<p>As a trainer, I often hear people lament that they have a “weak” core, but I’m not always sure what they mean—and I’m not sure they do, either. Is it that they can’t hold a plank all that long? Or they find doing crunches and situps to be really hard …

The Crazy-Impressive Fish Dish You Can Totally Make

It's healthy, easy, and affordable, too!<p>A seafood dinner is great for you and definitely delicious—but it can also leave your wallet feeling a little light.<p>Enter this shrimp ceviche recipe. It offers up all the nutritional benefits of a fresh-from-the-sea meal without the giant bill at the end of …

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 …

The 5-Move Workout That Tones Your Entire Body

Quick question for you: Do you want to put more love into each muscle group when you exercise? We hope you said, "Yes, please!"<p>The strength workout below helps you get more bang for your sweat-session buck by hitting your entire body in a simple, foundational way. These five moves cover all your …

5 Mediterranean Weight-Loss Secrets You Should Steal

Bring these pound-dropping tips stateside.<p>When it comes to losing weight, <i>Women's Health</i> is all about lifestyle changes instead of crash diets or gimmicky fat-blasting tips. Barry Sears, Ph.D., is on board—with a twist. Rather than simply trying to health-ify your habits, Sears recommends looking to …

Carrie Underwood's Trainer Shares 4 Ways to Get Fit Fast

Steal her moves to stay in shape no matter how much time or space you have.<p>So maybe you're not a Grammy-winning musician who tours the country and still manages to snag a hot hockey-playing husband while staying in fantastic shape, but that doesn’t mean you're not busy. We chatted with personal …

7 Ways to Snack for Weight Loss

Here's how to use these mini meals to boost your health—not your poundage.<p>Your brain is partly to blame when you go overboard on junky snacks, according to new research published in <i>Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine</i>. The study authors used magnetic stimulation to reduce …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

The Workout That Torches Fat All Over

See results way faster than you'd expect!<p>It's not too late to get a summer-fit body—seriously! Fitness expert BJ Gaddour, creator of the <i>Speed Shred</i> 82-Day DVD Program, has an 18-workout plan to blast your muscles and torch calories with some kick-butt moves. Check out this heart-pumping preview of …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

6 Moves That Sculpt Your ENTIRE Body

Guess what? You've lifted, lunged, and sweat your way to the halfway point of the 28-Day, Whole-Body Challenge. Nice work! ...And speaking of work, are you ready to work your butt off this coming week? Find step-by-step instructions for all of the week three moves below, then visit this link next …

9 Genius Ways to Use Fruit You Probably Never Thought Of

Turning lemons into lemonade? Ha!

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, …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

5 Moves That Are Great for Masturbation

Because your solo-sex life could use some spicing up, too.

Cameron Diaz's Trainer Shares 7 Tips for an Insanely Fit Body

Get motivated, get fit, and kick your routine up a notch with his smart advice.<p>Getting a strong, sexy body—and keeping it up—is no easy feat. So we spoke with celebrity trainer Teddy Bass, who helped Cameron Diaz sculpt her crazy-amazing bod, about how to score a fit physique and a hefty dose of …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …