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Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

How to Lose Belly Fat at Any Age

Weight loss is definitely possible no matter how old you are.<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>How many times have you been told that middle age spread—the weight gain that comes with hitting 40 and beyond—is unavoidable? Well, next time someone …

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9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

11 Reasons Dehydration Is Making You Sick And Fat

Digestive, skin, bladder and kidney problems, fatigue and headache are just some of the adverse effects from not drinking enough water. We need it as …

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

How to Stop Overeating - How to Not Overeat

Maren Caruso/Getty Images<p>Remember last year when you woke up the morning after the annual family holiday party feeling bloated, stuffed and sluggish? …

Healthy Christmas - Live Well

Cook the perfect turkey with our tips on defrosting and cooking poultry safely, and how to store leftovers.<p>10 tips to help you achieve your goal, be …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

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.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Soulful Photographs Of Zoo Animals By Manuela Kulpa

German photographer Manuela Kulpa creates hauntingly beautiful artworks with endangered species from photographs taken at zoos and wildlife parks. …

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7 Foods That Boost Your Memory

Give your brain the kick it needs!<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>From forgetting where you put your keys to witnessing a family member suffer from dementia, everyone has brushes with memory failure to varying degrees. While forgetting a name or …

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

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

7 Ways Nutritionists Deal When They Get Cravings for Unhealthy Foods

Because having an R.D. doesn't mean you never jones for something sweet or fatty

52 Healthy Meals in 12 Minutes or Less

Being hungry sucks (it's a scientific fact). So why spend hours cooking a gourmet feast when a nutritious meal could be only 12 minutes away from …

Healthy Eating

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

The Strength-Training Workout that Doubles as Cardio

Combine the two—and get out of the gym faster!<p>Swinging kettlebells doesn't just pump up your biceps. Kettlebell workouts can raise your heart rate enough to count as cardio, according to a small new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning</i> Research. The researchers had exercisers complete …

19 Ways to Measure Perfect and Healthy Portion Sizes

Forget your measuring cups, spoons, and scale. Use this handy guide to dish up right-sized servings every time.<p>There's a difference between "portion size" and "serving size." A portion is the amount you pile on your plate, while a serving is a standard measurement of food, such as a cup or an ounce.<p>…

8 Foods With Awesome Mood-Boosting Benefits

Prepare to rethink everything you thought about “comfort food.”<p>Who hasn’t craved something sweet or fried while seriously stressed out? The problem is, these comfort foods are not your salvation…actually, quite the opposite. These foods can make you fatigued and raise your blood sugar so you …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shaving Your Legs

Prepare to get your best shave yet.<p><i>By Ashley Okwousa of Beauty High</i><p>With the temperature steadily rising, it's about time to bring out those gorgeous gams. That means you'll need to break out the shaving kit more often than you did all winter. While it's been said that there isn't exactly a right …

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Seriously!<p><i>By Kissairis Munoz for Greatist</i><p>What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, "Umm, they're delicious," you'd be right. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed. And while a diet rich in healthy …

6 Desserts with 4 Ingredients or Less

Because sometimes, less really is more<p>When a craving for something sweet hits, it's tempting to just grab the nearest prepackaged cookie or candy bar. Easy? Yes. Healthy? Not exactly. It's a way better idea to whip up something decadent so you actually <i>know</i> all of the ingredients that are going into …

The Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

The best part? They're totally delicious!<p>Do sushi, vegetables, and green tea make up the modern-day fountain of youth? The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that out of women living in 21 countries, Japanese women have the longest life spans, with the typical girl born in 2012 expected to …

FoodRecipes

Steamed Thai chicken noodle salad<p>Preparation time<p>1-2 hours<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>A deliciously light and zingy salad. Thai basil has a more intense, citrus flavour, but you can use ordinary European basil in a pinch.<p>By James Martin<p>From Saturday Kitchen<p>Preparation time<p>1-2 …

Vinaigrette dressing

Take any salad to new heights with an easy homemade vinaigrette salad dressing. Vinaigrette is easy to make and cheaper than shop-bought. Try recipes …

5 Delicious, Healthy Greens You Should Be Eating That AREN'T Kale

It's time to turn over a new leaf.<p>Kale has reached celebrity status in the world of leafy greens, but don't dismiss these kindred bunches, which are power-packed with beautifying and good-for-you nutrients. <b>Collard Greens</b>Descendants of wild cabbage, collards are part of the brassica family (aka …

Weekend Challenge: Hammer Curl to Press

Try this strength-building move to sculpt lean arms.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join</i> …