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25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

Fitness

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

Workouts

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Skin Care

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

Nutrition

Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome may be a city of high fashion and expensive tastes, but its rich history and art offer plenty of cultural sites that won't cost you a dime, including churches and most monuments. You don't have to look far for free activities in the Eternal City.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Built between A.D. 118 and 125 as a …

Italy

France sans frontières: the best French border towns

Looking for a new angle on the well-trodden paths of France? Then travel to its borders. These three melting-pot cities showcase the best of France while giving a tantalising glimpse into the rest of Europe - Lille skims the Belgian border in the north; to the east, Strasbourg grazes Germany; and …

6 GENIUS Tricks to a Closer Wax or Shave

Upgrade your shave-grow-repeat routine with these insider secrets for nixing stray hairs—anywhere (seriously, anywhere) they may crop up!<p><b>Exfoliate before shaving.</b>Wait: Doesn't shaving slough for you? Thing is, not exfoliating pre-shave means "you run the risk of dead cells clogging your razor, so …

Skin Care

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Pain and Inflammation

No pill-popping required

Wellness

7 Ways To Cure a Headache

Because sometimes it feels like you need an entire arsenal of tricks.

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

Workouts

6 Ways You Should Be Using Essential Oils

There's a reason they're called 'essential' oils.<p>Essential oils have been creating serious buzz in the beauty community (they were actually the top search term on WholeFoodsMarket.com recently). But do you know how to make the oils—which aren't the same as fragrance oils, by the way—work for you? …

Skin Care

3 Moves for Right-This-Second Energy

Do this sequence anytime you’re feeling lethargic or have been out of commission for too long. It's guaranteed to give you an instant shot of energy and more vibrancy!<p>Discover the power of yoga to tighten, tone, and calm. Buy <i>The Women's Health Big Book of Yoga</i> today!<p><i>Kathryn Budig is a jet-setting</i> …

10 Healthy-Eating Myths That Nutritionists Want You to Stop Believing Right Now

How many of these are you currently falling for?<p>One of the most frustrating things about healthy eating is all of the conflicting nutrition info you can find floating around. One study says that fats increase your disease risk—while other research suggests that it actually decreases your odds of …

Nutrition

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

Workouts

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

Workouts

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.

Skin Care

9 Scary Ways Too Much Alcohol Affects Your Body

It might be time to cut back on the cocktails, ladies.<p>We get it: Watching <i>Scandal</i> with a glass (or two) of wine somehow makes it a little bit better. And really, what's a beach vacation without a few frozen margaritas? But while there are always tons of opportunities to enjoy a cocktail, there are …

Cocktails

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

Hair Care

The 10 Biggest Hair Care Mistakes

<b>2. Brushing the Ends Only</b><br>You’ve heard that brushing too much causes breakage, but your scalp’s natural oils are one of the best conditioners out there. Massage your scalp with a wooden-bristle brush like Widu to stimulate circulation and hair growth and brush from roots to ends to add luster …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Wellness

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

Nutrition

The Only Move You Need for Instant Stress Relief

Calmness and clarity from one simple yoga pose? Yes, please!<p>Welcome to one of my favorite yoga poses! Legs-up-the-Wall is an amazing cure-all posture. It relieves stress, combats insomnia, soothes tired legs, and brings all-over relief to an overworked body and mind. Use this posture anytime you …

Yoga

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

Nutrition

How Soda Destroys Your Body

You may never hit the vending machine again.<p><i>This article was written by Mike Smith and Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>It seems like not a month goes by without a new study condemning sugary, bubbly sodas, but seeing all the data in one place does not paint a pretty …

Nutrition

5 Foods That Contain Omega-3's That AREN'T Fish

Salmon rolls are just the beginning...<p>The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well-documented: Two types—docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)—may help prevent coronary disease, Alzheimer's disease, and depression. And higher blood levels of omega-3's has been associated with …

Nutrition

8 Beauty Myths That Are Actually True

<b>Tight Buns and Ponytails Can Make Your Hair Fall Out</b><br>Any hairstyle that causes tension by pulling at the scalp and root can lead to scarring hair loss, which means it's not going to grow back. Sub out your regular topknot with one of these loose, pretty hairstyles to save your strands.<p><b>Rubbing Your</b> …

The Pro Tip to Getting Spray Tans All Summer Long: Detoxing

When I walk into St. Tropez expert Sophie Evans's faux-tanning booth, she gives me the once-over. Her eyes open with horror. After analyzing my streaking skin, she informs me that it's time to lay off the tanning. And this is coming from a woman who professionally spray tans celebrities for a …

7 Things No One Ever Told You About Caffeine

For starters, you're probably consuming it a lot more often than you think.<p>Ready for a jolt? According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 80 percent of adults in the United States consume caffeine on a daily basis, and they take in an average of 200 milligrams (the equivalent of two …

Coffee

Perfect Teeth: How to Strengthen, Straighten and Whiten

Teeth have memory in their fibers, so the minute you get your braces off, the little buggers will try to make a beeline for their original spots, according to Arthur Glosman, D.D.S., a dentist and cosmetic dental surgeon in Beverly Hills. And don't think you're off the hook if your teeth are …