Veronica Rodriguez

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5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Exercise 1 Kneel to stand<p>Mimic the motion of a step-up—arguably the best booty blaster out there—without the need for a step. Begin in a half-kneeling position, one knee up and the other on the ground, hands on hips <b>(A)</b>. Shift your weight into the "up" leg, and press into the floor to come to a …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Why I Feed My Kids Organic Vegetables—and Processed Candy

Yes—you should feed your kids vegetables and healthy food. But a little indulgence should never be a bad thing.<p>As far as I’m concerned, <b>parenting is a series of well-informed but ultimately arbitrary decisions</b>. At least, that’s how I've approached my kids' relationship to food. It’s not that we …

Food

6 Reasons to Hire a Personal Shopper

iStock<p>Whether shopping’s just not your thing, you find you don’t know what clothes flatter your figure, or you just need a little fashion boost, I’ve …

Thrifting

5 Steps for Getting and Staying Organized This Year

iStock<p>Welcome to a new year! Every year, we set targets for ourselves, but we don’t always achieve them for various reasons — usually we try to …

Minimalism

The LG LifeBand Touch And HeartRate Earphones Are The Wonder Twins Of Activity Trackers

So I went for a run. I got up early, found my Nikes and slipped on LG’s new Lifeband Touch and HeartRate earphones. I didn’t make it very far, and the devices told me I’m fat and lazy. I guess they work.<p>This is LG’s first go at fitness gadgets and these first-generation products are ready for the …

6 Body Language Signs That Will Get You What You Want

<b>Do: Hold Your Chin.</b><p>"It's something we see powerful people do—Hillary Clinton, Steve Jobs on the cover of his biography. It's a thinking pose, a …

Body Language

Mini Cake

Mini Cake<p>Originally $48 for six-inch cake, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH<p>Available at: SweetSurrenderBakery.com

The Surprising Benefits of Self-Deception

Conventional wisdom reminds us not to kid ourselves, to live in the real world, to set achievable goals. But according to former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

4 Bedrock Habits of Highly Confident Women

5 Easy Weight-Loss Tips That Really Work

As a nutritionist, I often get clients at this time of year concerned about summer -- fitting into a bathing suit, getting some new clothes and navigating holiday eating and parties. I am not a fan of rigid diets, which restrict entire food groups for a short time, but rather I advocate for healthy …

Nutrition

Reese Witherspoon's Majorly Inspirational Life Advice

It's way better than the "bend and snap!"<p>cinemafestival / Shutterstock.com<p>Over the years, Reese Witherspoon has dished out some seriously smart nuggets of life wisdom. Last year, for instance, she told <i>Elle</i> magazine that having kids made her "more clear about who she was as a woman." She also …

20 Secrets of Extremely Organized People

Envy people who keep it all together? Don’t hate them -- be one of them. We went to professional organizers to find out what it takes to have a …

Minimalism

Science Proves Cuddling After Sex is Crucial

For the second study, 101 couples (94 percent of which were heterosexual) answered questions about their sex lives, post-sex affection, and satisfaction with sex and their relationship every day for three weeks. Researchers found that on days when couples spent more time showing post-sex affection, …

15 Life Hacks For Your Tiny Bathroom

You won't want to do all of these at once, but if you pick one or two of them, you might be surprised at how much your life improves. Or just feel proud that you did something productive.

Framing

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

Best Butterscotch Pudding Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Custard, Meringue & Pudding Desserts > Best Butterscotch Pudding<p>April 22, 2014 // 38 <i>Comments »</i><p>Are you a butterscotch …

Walking for Health

Brisk walking slashed the exercisers' risk of high cholesterol by 7 percent, high blood pressure by 7.2 percent, heart disease by 9.3 percent, and diabetes by a whopping 12.3 percent. Compare that to the numbers for running, which cut the risk of high cholesterol by 4.3 percent, high blood pressure …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

Whether your goal is to run a 5-K or to drop some extra pounds, in one month you'll be well on your way, with the transformed bod to show for it.<p><b>For all weeks:</b> <b><br>Warm Up:</b> 3 minutes. Start easy, progress to a power walk. <b><br>Cool Down:</b> 3 minutes. Gradually dial it down to an easy walk. <b><br>Frequency:</b> Perform …

The Bad Habit 77 Percent of Women Need to Break

And here's the really bad news: It's actually contagious, says Lombardo. (Just think of the scene in <i>Mean Girls</i> where they hit the mirror and hate on everything from their pores to their nail beds.) When a friend is dissing her outfit, most of us instinctively fire back with something we don't like …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

The 5 Classic Cocktails That Everyone Should Know How To Make

Sipping on a well-made cocktail is one of life's simple pleasures.<p>But we shouldn't have to go to a bar to get a precise and well-proportioned cocktail — every one of us should know how to make one at home.<p>Below you'll find five simple, classic recipes for an old-fashioned, a dry martini, a …

Cocktails

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

12 Questions to Ask Yourself to Avoid Buyer's Remorse

So we asked <i>Women's Health</i> senior fashion editor Thea Palad for her tips on loving every item you own. The next time you're about to make a purchase, ask yourself these very important questions to dodge a bad case of buyer's remorse:<p><b>Did you try the item on?</b> If you just answered <i>no</i>, get to the …

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