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6 Reasons to Eat a Handful Of Nuts Every Single Day

Cut your cancer risk! Lose weight! Make meals taste better! Is there anything nuts can’t do?<p>Getty Images<p>You’d be crazy not to eat nuts regularly. (Unless, of course, you’re allergic. In that case: As you were.) Scientists have known for a while that almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and more, are a …

The Best Orzo Salad Recipe | Men’s Health

<b>What You’</b><b>ll Need:</b><p>6 oz orzo<br>1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved<br>1/4 cup finely chopped fennel bulb<br>1/4 cup finely chopped red onion<br>1/4 cup chopped fresh basil<br>3 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, diced<br>3 Tbsp grated Romano cheese<br>2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar<br>1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>1/2 tsp salt<br>1 tsp freshly ground …

How Whole Grains Help You Burn More Calories​ | Men’s Health

After 6 weeks, the researchers discovered that the people in the whole-grain diet lost an additional 100 calories per day—the equivalent burned during a brisk, 30 minute walk or by skipping a cookie, the study authors say in a press release.<p>Substituting whole grains for refined grains—say, subbing …

Sculpt Flat Abs And Tight Arms With These 5 Resistance Band Moves | Women's Health

The one downside? If you don’t have a cable machine at home, on the road, or at your gym, you’re out of luck. That’s where resistance bands come in. These bad boys are portable, and can be easily fixed around an anchor point (like, say, around a sturdy banister or tree branch, a bookshelf, or …

Women's Health

This Bodyweight Workout From Emily Skye Will Rock Your World | Women's Health

You'd basically have to be living under a rock to <i>not</i> know who Emily Skye is; the Reebok ambassador from Australia has 10 million Facebook fans and 1.9 million Instagram followers. But she wasn't always so into fitness: Skye overcame serious depression in her mid-twenties, finding her true passion …

Exactly When You Should Eat Each Meal If You're Trying To Lose Weight | Women's Health

While the research on whether eating breakfast spurs weight loss is mixed, data from the National Weight Control Registry makes a pretty strong case for the first meal of the day. According to the database, nearly 80 percent of people who have successfully lost 30 pounds or more and kept it off …

Nutrition

This One Move Will Leave Your Entire Body Sore AF

Get toned from head to toe.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Single-arm dumbbell thruster</b>: This move is working major overtime. Not only does it tone your thighs, hips, …

What Happens To Your Body When You Always Lift The Same Amount Of Weight | Women's Health

<i>Try these total-body dumbbell moves to mix up your routine:</i><p>That said, there is one important perk for those who don’t change up their resistance: muscular endurance. The term describes your muscles’ ability to produce force over a long period of time, and it’s crucial to intense and long-duration …

9 Ways You Can Tone Your Entire Body Using Just A Rope

No need to get fancy.<p>Shutterstock<p>Put down the heavy (and kinda scary, TBH) kettlebells and step away from the abs "machine." Instead, let us show you the ropes—literally. Ropes—from battle ropes to a piece of rope you'll find around the house—are some of the most effective tools to make waves (er, …

7 Weird Signs You Might Have a Heart Problem

Are your legs suddenly super bloated? Don't ignore it.<p>Shutterstock<p>"I was having a heart attack and didn't even know it." We hear this line over and over again and if you've never experienced a cardiac event, you might think, <i>really</i>? But it's true—the signs of a heart attack, or any heart problem, …

20 No-Equipment Moves For Tight And Toned Arms

No weights? No prob.<p>Want arms that look toned AF? You don't need access to dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, or even a gym. Just try these no-equipment exercises from <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins instead.<p>While Selena is best-known for her booty-shaking moves, she didn't …

This One Move Will Work Your Chest, Arms, and Abs

Your cleavage will thank you.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Floor chest press feet elevated</b>: Who knew lying down could be such a workout? Here, your chest and arms …

Women's Health

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast | Women's Health

When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks to your diet and …

Red, White, and Blue Recipes for the Fourth of July

Get a taste of America with five-star salads, celebratory side dishes, and fireworks-worthy desserts all showcasing patriotic hues<p>In honor of …

Food

10 Twists on Grilled Vegetables for a Damn Good Cookout

No meat? No problem. Put a fresh spin on summer veggies—like corn kabobs or beet burgers—by simply firing up the grill<p>A simple Italian vinaigrette …

Cooking

12 Hair Habits Distressing Your Strands

Besides the obvious high-heat styling offenders, these under-the-radar (and bad) habits could be why you're experiencing frizz, split ends, and …

Hair

9 Hard-Core Exercises That Get You Closer to Six-Pack Abs

Work the obliques, plus ab muscles you never knew you had, with hard-core exercises that deliver the results endless crunches can't.<p>Everybody wants a …

Yoga

5 Plyo Moves to Sub for Cardio (Sometimes!)

Break out of an exercise rut by trying gut-busting plyometrics exercises that'll increase your power by the time you go back to your old cardio …

Workouts