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Potty Training Tips for Boys and Girls

It may seem impossible right now, but your toddler will eventually do her business in the toilet instead of in her diaper. Sure, it takes some …

Get a Booty Even J.Lo Would Envy with This Exercise Move

Work your gluteus to the maximus.<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Single-leg hip raise with foot on a medicine ball:</b> …

15 Things You Should Give up to Make Your Marriage Work

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your married life a lot easier and […]The post 15 Things You Should Give up to …

Marriage

11 Easy Things You Can Do TODAY to Jumpstart Your Weight-Loss Journey

Getting going is the hardest part. Here’s how to make it easier.<p>Shutterstock<p>As the sun comes out, so do our weight-loss aspirations. Unfortunately, after a winter of seemingly non-existent energy, tons of comfort eating, and sluggish workout sessions, it's easy to put off change. Every day, we say …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Can These Over-the-Counter Pills Really Help You Get Pregnant?

The PregPrep kit comes with two products: FertilPrep, which includes N-acetyl CysteinePregPrep (a mucolytic—more on that below) and a blend of natural derivatives; and VitaPrep, which includes folic acid, vitamin D, and vitamin B-12.<p>Lara Oboler, M.D., a cardiologist in New York City and one of the …

8 Things That Happen When You Finally Stop Drinking Diet Soda

Whatever the reason, eliminating diet soda from your diet will improve your health from head to toe. Research on diet soda is still in its infancy, but there's enough out there to identify what you can look forward to when you put down the can and cool down with an unsweetened iced tea</b> …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Workouts You Can Do in 5 Minutes or Less That Are Actually Effective

We've got awesome moves for when you have very little time to exercise.<p>Best news ever: Even quickie workouts have plenty of benefits. (Science says so!) Knock out one—or all—of these drills faster than you can think of an excuse not to.<p>For more quick workouts, check out our Shape-Up Shortcuts …

The Single Best Piece of Marriage Advice Ever Given

First, some numbers: I’ve been married (to the same person) for twenty-seven years. Those twenty-seven years have included six in which we were …

7 Signs You Need to Try Another Bra Size

Though Kaplan recommends getting professionally fitted for a bra once a year, you can assess how your goods look in your current bra with the pointers below from Kaplan. Are your boobs hanging tight—or are they ready for an upgraded boulder holder?

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

Workouts

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

Bra Fitting Guide

5 Pointers for Finding a Bra That Fits<p>Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right, ladies<p>Eighty-five percent of women wear the wrong bra size. Here's how to pick the perfect one.<p>Seek Expert Help<p>"The biggest mistake is not getting a professional fitting," says Intimacy bra-fit stylist Dee …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Storing Your Breastmilk: Guidelines, Tips, & Tricks

Whether you need to build a stash of breast milk before returning to work, or just want to keep some expressed milk on hand for the occasional date …

Breast Feeding

Postpartum Issues No one Talks About

It’s almost a secret. A secret initiation of motherhood. We don’t know if it’s because it’s too hard to talk about, we forget, or we are afraid to …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

The Cure for the Postpartum Body

There are a number of reasons that our bodies look and feel different after pregnancy – the weight gain, hormone fluctuation, fluid retention. We …

Women's Health

Best Workout For Women From the Big Book of Exercises

The Best New Exercises for Women<p>Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>Beth Bischoff<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

The Anatomy of A Good Job Interview

Don't settle for just "a job interview," when proper preparation can ensure you have a good job interview. This infographic can help you get ready.

Job Interviews

15-Minute Workout: Medicine Ball

Pop quiz: What piece of fitness equipment can you throw, catch, hold, and lift? The correct answer: a medicine ball. (If you answered "a dumbbell," please don't work out near us.)<p>While it can work like a dumbbell, a weighted ball is more versatile, says Brett Hoebel, owner of Hoebel Fitness and …

Workouts

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

Crush Your Fitness Resolutions from Home with These 13 Effective Workouts | Women's Health

To help you avoid a super-packed yoga class or that waitlist for treadmills, here are 13 diverse workouts that are totally doable in your living room, kitchen, or wherever. And to keep your downstairs neighbors or your S.O. happy, they're all free of jumping or running moves.<p>On top of all of that, …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

15-Minute Home Workout

Exercise 1 Squat and Kick<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, hands behind your head, and elbows out to the sides <b>(a)</b>. Bend your knees and sit back as far as you can <b>(b)</b>. Push back to start, then kick your right leg in front of you, foot flexed <b>(c)</b>. That's one rep. Repeat, kicking with your left …