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The 15-Minute Resistance-Band Workout

Get a tight, toned lower body with this travel-friendly tool<p>What is about the size of your iPhone and cheaper than your morning latte, and can sculpt sexy stems and a firmer butt?<p>The answer: a mini resistance band.<p>If you've never used one, you're not alone. Resistance bands have gained props for …

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

Workouts

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

6 Delicious New Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

They may look intimidating to make, but this leafy green veggie is actually a snap to prepare

Healthy Eating

3 Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp

Don't let cramping muscles slow you down!<p><b>Step on a cold floor.</b>Or limp to your fridge for an ice pack, says Peterson. Studies show chilly temps block pain pathways in the muscles and can reduce spasms in your thighs, calves, or feet.<p><b>If that doesn't work. . .</b><p><b>Swig some pickle juice.</b>Weird but true: A …

Exercise

7 High-Intensity Workouts that Take 20 Minutes or LESS

Trust us—they fit into even the busiest schedules<p>We get it. On a scale of zero to 10, your motivation to work out over the holidays ranks a negative two. Plus, who has to time to squeeze in exercise during family time? The answer: you. Here's when high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super …

Exercise

6 Moves to Train Like a Beast!

Channel your animal instincts with this creature-inspired strength circuit<p>There’s a reason that many yoga poses are named after members of the animal kingdom: Moving your body in ways that mimic other creatures is an extremely effective way to strengthen and elongate your muscles. These 6 …

Workouts

How to Turn Household Items into Exercise Equipment

You say 'soup can,' we say 'hand weight'<p>You don't have to invest in an at-home gym to reap the benefits of an awesome at-home workout. In fact, you already have a bunch of equipment in your home—you just need to know where to look for it! Use these house staples the next time you want to break a …

Dining Rooms

Truth Or Dare: The Sex Edition

In this game, everyone wins

Truth or Dare

4 Steps to Curing a Headache

Quick tips to send them packing<p>Head pounding? Before you reach for the pain-killers, try these three steps first. Simple solutions could save you from a world of hurt.<p><b>Step 1: Put down your smartphone.</b>A recent study found that people hold their mobiles way too close to their faces when texting or …

Women's Health

Hearst Magazines

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The Time You're Less Likely to Have an Orgasm

Is it possible that women are having more sex—but fewer happy endings?<p>Wondering why you didn’t get off with that crazy-hot guy you just met at the bar? You’re not alone. According to a recent <i>New York Times</i> article, most women aren’t having orgasms from casual sex—and they’re understandably getting …

Relationships

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

Workouts

13 Seasonal Sweet Potato Recipes to Eat All Day Long

Asking you to choose between potatoes and sweet potatoes would be like asking you to choose between chocolate and vanilla ice cream, mozzarella and ricotta cheese, or pumpkin and pecan pie. There's no right answer and luckily, it's not a decision you have to make.<p>But if we did, hypothetically …

Sweet Potatoes

Perfume for Your Closet: DIY Linen Spray

Perfume can perk you up, but if you’re behind on laundry, you’ll need more than a dab behind the ears! Thankfully, it’s easy to whip up a batch of …

The Secret To Getting Better Results From Your Workout

A few months ago, I wrote an article about discovering the best exercise to complement your personality. And now it’s time to perfect your workout …

5 Minutes to a Natural, Flawless Face

For us, no-makeup makeup products are as essential as red lipstick and mascara—we can never have too many! One of our favorite go-tos for beautiful, …

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Healthy Eating

8 Detox Superfoods for Fall

Reach for these detox powerhouses during feasting season<p><i>By Emily Bibb for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>With the feasting season quickly approaching, we are here to remind you that your diet is not doomed! The autumnal season is loaded with detox powerhouses; these pieces of produce will naturally help you get …

Healthy Eating

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 …

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50 Things Men Want You to Know Right Now About Dating & Sex

We took to the internet via Reddit and polled our male pals to get their straightforward answers.<p>We understand the importance of an quality sex tip: The key is to ultimately pleasure <i>yourself</i>, but while pleasing your guy in the process. So we took to the internet via Reddit and polled our male pals …

Could Your Thong Be Bad For You?

Courtesy of Getty Images<p>When it comes to rocking leggings and skinny jeans, thongs have become our best friend. But could your choice undergarments be bad for your health? According to a recent article on The Huffington Post, it depends. Not all thong wearers need to worry that their thong could be …

Compact-Disc Makeup Palettes and Other Household Beauty Secrets

Sometimes we beauty enthusiasts spend shameful amounts of money on the brightest new colors and bling-iest products, and forget the folk remedies …

Juice Your Way ... Out of a Cold!

Colds suck. Summer colds suck; winter colds suck. Colds especially suck when you absolutely, 100%, have to be somewhere and cannot just lie on your …

How To: Blotting Papers

Blotting papers have been used by Japanese women for hundreds of years because they really work: there’s no better way to eliminate shine throughout …

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

We turned to Katrine Lieberkind a Danish-born, L.A.-based makeup artist to learn <b>how to properly clean our makeup brushes</b>! You might remember her as …

Learn To Relieve Pressure And Strain From Your Body—It's Not How You'd Expect!

What if I told you that a simple tap, a few cue words, and being more aware, could help change the effects of years of pressure and strain in your …

Physiotherapy

How To Make Your Own Detangler

When I was a kid, I had really long hair. My mom would have me shampoo it, and then sit with me, using a torture device (comb) to untangle the knots. …

Nest Protect

Smoke alarms are a far from exciting, and really, most of us forget about them completely until they start chirping because a battery needs to be …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

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