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8 Things You Never Knew About Men and Sex

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>It's a common stereotype that for men, sex is like pizza: even when it's bad, it's good. But that's one of the many sexual myths that we might want throw out for good. "We always talk about the differences between men and women, but I think we've exaggerated that," …

How to Burn More Calories While You Sleep

Nope, no one's invented a treadmill bed. You can stoke your metabolism in one (much simpler) step<p>If only you could work off the calories from that froyo you had earlier while passed out on the couch. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it may not be that far off: Turning down the thermostat …

5 Ways Eating Cheese Can Help You Lose Weight

Because who doesn't love cheese?<p>It's no secret that cheese is pretty phenomenal. In fact, according to one survey, more people would give up oral sex than would give up cheese (that is, if they <i>had</i> to choose). If you're trying to drop pounds, then you probably expect a lot less cheese in your …

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

Find a Green Tea You Love

Hate the stuff? You may just need to try a new brew.<p>You'd be hard-pressed to find a healthy-eating plan that <i>doesn't</i> tout the benefits of green tea (it may even help you lose weight!). But what if you hate the taste? We may have your fix: A new study in the <i>Journal of the Science of Food and</i> …

What You Need to Do Within the First 12 Minutes of a Date

Read these dating do's and don'ts before you next big night out.<p>You might spend hours getting ready for a first date, but it only takes 12 minutes to decide if you're interested in the other person, according to a new study of over 2,000 singles.<p>The survey, carried out by the UK-based financial …

The 7 Best Weight-Loss Tips to Start Dropping Pounds Today

Odds are slimming down is on your radar right now—here are seven ways to take that first slenderizing step.<p>Are you in a get-healthy frame of mind today? If you answered yes, you're not alone—the beginning of the week seems to be a popular time for people to focus on their health, according to a …

8 Amazing Green Beauty Products

Celebrate Earth Day by treating yourself to some planet-friendly beauty swag!<p>Helping the planet isn't the only reason to load up on eco-friendly products: Research also suggests that options with scary chemicals like phthalates may affect your fertility. And since we're talking about things you put …

What You Must Do After Your Next Workout

You'll recover faster and feel totally mellow too.<p>If your gym offers massage therapy, you might want to treat yourself to a session after your next cycling class or bout with the elliptical. A new study from the <i>Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation</i> suggests that a hands-on Swedish-style …

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no venturing into anal sex territory necessary...unless …

10 Kitchen Tricks That Help You Lose Weight

Try them all to see the pounds melt away.<p>By Jenny Sugar for POPSUGAR Fitness<p>The kitchen is the heart of the home, but it's also the place that can make or break you on the weight-loss front. If you're on a quest to slim down, do these 10 things in your kitchen ASAP.<p><b>1. Make fruits and veggies as</b> …

Sweat to This Empowering 55-Minute Workout Playlist

Because who doesn’t want to walk out of the gym feeling pumped-up?<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Uplift Studios, located in New York City, shares one of its recent playlists.</i><p>Sometimes, it's kind of nice to be …

5 Rhubarb Smoothie Recipes You'll Want to Try

Get ready to rethink your go-to smoothie.<p>If you've only eaten rhubarb in strawberry-rhubarb pie, you're totally missing out. After all, the tart, celery-like stalks are full of fiber, vitamin C, and calcium—but low in calories. And because rhubarb tastes best paired with something sweet (like …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

Are These The Best Workout Songs Ever?

And the award goes to…<p>Here at <i>Women's Health</i>, we're forever on the hunt for great songs to help get you through your sweat session. That's why we were more than happy to team up with Gold's Gym and <i>Men's Health</i> last month for the March Music Madness Battle of the Sexes, where participants in the …

The Late-Night Snacking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Diet

Put these bad habits to bed to keep your goals on track.<p><i>By Leha Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>After a jam-packed day of eating right, staying active, and making other healthy choices, it's easy to undo all your hard work just minutes before bedtime. Avoid these late-night eating mistakes to stay on the …

Fitness

What's Your Fat IQ?

Read on to figure out how your "faptitude" (yes, that would be fat aptitude) compares to the average American's.<p>We're going to go ahead and assume that you know olive oil is not terrible for you and that it contains the "good" kind of fat—meaning if you consume it in moderation, you're golden. Even …

The Silent and Growing Health Danger That All Women Need to Know About

Doctors write billions of prescriptions each year, many in the name of quelling pain and anxiety. But these same legal drugs are causing accidental overdoses to skyrocket.<p>Before she made the mistake, before spasms rocked her body, before doctors raced to save her life, Rachel was cleaning out her …

4 Ways Pro Athletes Push Through a Rough Workout

We asked about the physical and mental tactics they use when the going gets tough. Here's how you can use those strategies, too.<p>We've all been there: You're halfway through that 5K, 10K, or triathlon when the wall comes up out of nowhere. Your feet hurt, you're mentally burnt out, you can't imagine …

The Type of Job That Can Lead to Weight Gain

Nope, it's not being a chef.<p>Back in January, we reported on a study that found the type of job you have may affect your obesity risk: Truck drivers had the highest likelihood of being obese, while health-diagnosing occupations had the lowest likelihood (shocker). But now, a new CareerBuilder survey …

The Simple Flirting Technique That Really Works

It's something that anyone can do.<p>Forget the LBD, there's a new tool in your flirting arsenal: your voice. Research shows that women can manipulate their speech to sound even more attractive, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Nonverbal Behavior</i>. Researchers at Albright College …

Why You Should Go Ahead And Splurge On Your Guilty Pleasures

It's practically a Presidential order.<p>Usually, when First Lady Michelle Obama speaks publicly about food, healthy eating comes first and foremost. So it was a little surprising—and refreshing—to hear her say Monday that "splurging is the key to life." Yeah, that's a direct quote. FLOTUS took …

The Weird Thing That Determines What Kind of Men You're Attracted To

So THIS is why you prefer Joe Manganiello to Ryan Gosling.<p>Do you prefer men clean-shaven or scruffy? While it may seem like just a personal preference (and maybe based on your tolerance for morning-after whisker burn), it turns out that our environment can actually dictate how we feel about facial …

Wales

Pork Neck Curry with Mango Salsa - Gordon Ramsay

WATCH: The Greatest Goose You'll Ever Eat Will Come from Hong Kong

Because there, this bird's a different experience entirely<p>My addiction to Cantonese roast meats has only gotten stronger as I age; at this point it practically needs its own entry in the American Psychology Association's diagnostic manual. I could find plenty of pork, spareribs, duck, and chicken …

Gennaro's Italian Fish Soup

The 11 Most Polarizing Tasks in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

From prepping lobster to picking herbs, the Bon Appétit test kitchen has some pretty strong opinions on the kitchen tasks they love—and loathe<p>If you spend a considerable amount of time cooking, chances are you have some kitchen tasks that you absolutely loathe—and ones you also kinda love. As it …

How Readers Made Seared Hake with Baby Potatoes and Green Sauce, Bon Appétit's April 2014 Cover

How our readers cooked—and photographed—our April 2014 cover recipe: Hake with Potatoes and Green Sauce.<p>We know you guys are really into chicken (specifically boneless, skinless chicken breasts), but we were hoping our April 2014 cover would get you to step up your fish game. Perhaps because it's …