Monica Dirr

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

It was 10:50pm and my daughter sent me a link on Facebook asking me to please, pretty please, make this for her.<p>Usually I would send one back telling …

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

8 Major Period Problems—Solved

Hellish period? Not anymore!<p>In a recent <i>Women's Health</i> poll, you divulged details of your menstrual miseries—and now we're offering solutions. It's time to take back "that time of the month."<p><b>"I cry at sappy commercials."</b> <i>—Carol-Ann N.</i><p>Drama alert! Some 20 to 30 percent of women are extra sensitive to …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

5 Ways to Tone Your Abs with Weights

Load up your exercises to seriously sculpt your core.<p>Weighted core exercises build abdominal strength and torch fat, says Nick Rodocoy, a trainer in New York City. Basically, they put you on the fast track to flat abs. But throwing a weight on your back in a plank won't cut it. When using weights, …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

It has a rep as an awesome arm and shoulder builder, “but anytime you bring weight over your head, you’re forced to brace your core, which makes abs muscles stronger,” says Cosgrove. Stand and hold a pair of dumbbells level with your shoulders, elbows bent, palms facing each other. Lift them …

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