Sue Thomas

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The 6 Makeup Mirrors Beauty Diehards Swear By

Your makeup application is only as good as your mirror. Most of us have learned this lesson the hard way--usually after catching a glimpse of our …

10 Foods Proven to Prevent Winter Colds

'Tis the season to get sick.<p>The drop in temperatures comes with a spike in sicknesses, but you can outsmart the common cold in the kitchen. Lisa Yarah, New York State certified nutritionist and registered dietitian, shares the 10 immunity-boosting items to stock your fridge and pantry with this …

Wellness

How This "Former Fat Kid" Became a Kickass Trainer and Lost 70 Pounds

These tips from Dyan Tsiumis will help you drop pounds and keep them off.<p><b>Before:</b> 189<p><b>After:</b> 120<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I was always heavier, but I was also an athlete and played sports every day. I totally overate, and at that time, the fat-freecraze was going strong. I would have a whole box of fat-free …

Shape-Shifting: Why Our Bodies Redistribute Fat as We Age, and How to Handle It

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>Recently, I was at the gym working my biceps on the cross-cable. Once done with the set, I relaxed my arms, dropping them to my side. Normally, I walk around and sip water before starting …

Readers' Favorite Cleaning Tips

This treatment for cleaning copper amazes everyone who tries it. A pleasing bonus -- it's chemical-free. All you need is a lemon and coarse salt. Sprinkle the cut side of a lemon half with the salt, then rub it over the copper, which will soon gleam.

How To Get Gross Grout Really Clean

Time for a gross grout intervention? Skip the drama- all you need is a whole lotta elbow grease and two basic household cleaners.<p>If elbow grease …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

Best Single Serve Coffee Maker For Entrepreneurs on the Run!<p>For many people, coffee is a big part of their morning and as a busy entrepreneur, that …

Coffee

The Very Public Side of Private Instagram Accounts

Today I found a social media privacy problem between Pinterest, IFTTT, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram. These are the only accounts I have tested so …

Social Media

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

Faye Dunaway: What I've Learned

Actress, 58, West Hollywood<p><b>I'm a bit high maintenance, but it gets your attention.</b> A little hot and cold never hurts.<p><b>I regret so much.</b> I've made mistakes. I've hurt people. I've done things I'm not proud of. But on the other hand, that way lies madness, you know?<p><b>The impulse toward perfection is</b> …

Trainers Share the Worst Fitness Advice They've Ever Heard

It's a familiar scenario for many: you're at the gym when you unintentionally overhear the two nice women on the treadmills next to you discussing the parameters of their exercise routines, or a trainer doling out a piece of fitness advice to their client.<p>You catch something they say and to …

The Most Beautiful Places to Run in the World

These stunning trails and roads, published in our print magazine over the years, will inspire you to find your own Rave Run.<p>1 of 78<p>Yosemite National Park, California<p>About 3,214 feet above the Yosemite Valley is Glacier Point Road, said to be one of the most scenic stretches to run. Cool off and …

Hiking

Your Definitive Guide to Losing Body Fat

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

1 simple diet change may be all you need to lose weight

There’s good news for people who are trying to drop a few pounds, but struggle with complicated diet plans and feeling deprived over long lists of what NOT to eat. A study suggested a simpler approach may work just as well: Eat more of certain foods and don't worry so much about calorie …

Holistic Medicine

NFL Draft 2015: Most Surprising Selections in Todd McShay's Latest Mock Draft

At this stage of the process, everyone has a very different opinion on how the 2015 NFL draft will play out. However, some predictions are more surprising than others.<p>The next couple of months will see the nation's top prospects likely to move up and down draft boards significantly after events …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

Skin Care

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

The 4 Best Strength Training Exercises For Runners

<i>Want to become a stronger, faster, injury-proof runner? Add these four exercises to your training routine!</i><p>To become the best, most efficient runner …

3 easy stretches you should do every night

Consider this: If you’re like most people you spend a good part of your day slumped over a computer.<p>This tightens up muscles like your hip flexors (those muscles in front of your thighs) and creates rounded shoulders and a shrunken chest. Before you know it your back hurts, your shoulder aches and …

Pain

7 Science-Backed Methods To Get You Out Of Your Head

People get stuck in their heads all the time – some of us more than others. Although it’s lovely to ponder life and inquisite about yourself, the problem is that the majority of our thoughts are not so upbeat. When we’re in mind-wandering mode (a.k.a., “in your head”), thoughts usually turn to what …

Office Fitness: Stand Up For Health & Turn Your Desk Into A Gym

“Sitting is the new smoking,” has become a catch phrase suddenly being espoused by a fast growing number of medical experts around the world. There is plenty of evidence to support the claims that our chair-oriented sedentary lifestyle is taking huge tolls on both our health and our economic …

How To Beat Achilles Tendinitis

<i>This nagging injury can be long-lasting if not treated — and if your running form needs some work.</i><p>The name Achilles is said to be a combination of …

Get a Tight Butt and Sexy Legs with Just One Move

Fair warning: You're going to fall in love with this Weekend Challenge.<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</i> …

Exercise

Summer Cocktails That Won't Sabotage Your Bikini Body

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, celebrate summer with these low-calorie, low-sugar cocktail recipes that act as the perfect refreshers after a day in the sun.<p><b>Skinnygirl Summertime Sipper</b><p>1 ½ parts Skinnygirl™ Meyer Lemon Vodka<p>Splash of DeKuyper Triple Sec<p>Splash of diet lemon-lime soda<p>Cherry or …

Recipes