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The (15 Minute) Skinny Jeans Workout

It's the region most of us love to hate—our hips, thighs, and backsides. For a lower body you'll love, you need to do two things: burn fat, and lift and firm your tush. This routine does both. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. Then repeat the circuit so you perform it a …

Workouts

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy solution, or five: Ditch the …

Nutrition

15-Minute Workout: Core Exercises

Hit your muscles from all angles with this routine to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>Hitting your muscles from all angles is the absolute best way to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>If your abs routine consists of crunches, crunches, and more crunches, you may still have some jiggle around the …

Workouts

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia …

Weekend Challenge: Medicine-Ball Leg Drops

This exercise targets your hip flexors and your external obliques<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</i> …

Fitness

Wallowing Advice: The Dos And Don'ts Of Feeling Bad For Yourself

<i>By Rachel Nuwer for YouBeauty</i><p>Your long-term boyfriend just announced that he’s met someone else. In the days following the breakup, you try to expedite the process of moving on by going out with friends, flirting with strangers and keeping the ever-present thoughts of your ex to yourself. But …

Motivational Video, Headspace: What Are The Benefits Of Meditation? (WATCH)

Why meditate? For one, to clear a cloudy mind. Find out other reasons to meditate from 'Mind Man' Andy Puddicombe in the video above.

Who Would Really Benefit From 3-Person IVF?

The argument that three-person in-vitro fertilization is a step toward engineering "designer babies" doesn't make sense to Lori Martin, whose …

Lyme Disease Is on the Rise

What you need to know to keep yourself safe<p>Along with flossing, washing your face, and brushing your teeth, you may want to add “check for ticks” to your nightly routine: Lyme disease, a bacterial disease spread through bites from infected black-legged-ticks, is becoming a greater threat in many …

Disease

An Alarm Clock That Forces You to Exercise

It's not that exercising in the morning is hard. It's that getting out of bed to actually do it is.<p>The makers of Wake N Shake recognized the value of an un-snoozable alarm clock, creating an app that won't let you turn it off—until you shake it!<p>There are 16 levels of shake intensity—everything from …

E-cigarettes: Is a smoking alternative being choked by regulation?

<b>Dozens of countries are introducing legislation restricting the use of electronic cigarettes, but their proponents say they are harmless and their use could in fact save millions of lives. Could they be right?</b><p>A group of friends sits around a table in a pub in south London, exchanging stories and …

The 14 Best Kettlebell Exercises For A Total-Body Transformation

These will get you strong AF.<p>If you've eyed a cast-iron kettlebell at your gym and couldn't imagine a use for it beyond doorstop, keep reading.<p>First things first: The kettlebell is that ball-shaped weight with a U-shaped handle. “That design means the center of gravity isn’t in the middle of the …

Workouts

Top 6 Things We Do That Annoy Our Partners & How to Stop

We hate to be blunt, but there are things you’re doing in your relationship that, more than likely, are annoying the heck out of your partner—and you …

35 Affirmations That Will Change Your Life

If you believe the phrase <i>you are what you think</i>, then life truly stems from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. This means we have to be very careful with our words, choosing to …

5 Ways to Live Courageously

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that "fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world."<p>Some fears, of course, are healthy; they keep us alive. Others are toxic. They tell us, "you can't, you shouldn't, it's too risky, don't even try." Toxic fear holds us back from pursuing our dreams and …