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6 Things Weight-Loss Experts Want You to Know BEFORE You Start Trying to Drop Pounds

Don't walk into a diet blindly.<p>Learning the hard way sucks—especially when that lesson is about weight loss. "People have so many misconceptions and get so many things wrong when it comes to weight loss," says dietician Rachel Beller, M.S., R.D., author of <i>Eat to Lose, Eat to Win</i>. Luckily, that's …

How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

The Unexpected Smoothie Ingredient That Fights Bloat

Where has this been all our lives?!<p>When you hear the word "turmeric," you probably (1) Google it to find out what the heck it is, and (2) wonder why <i>anyone</i> would ever put it in a smoothie. Here's the reason: It's an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve bloating. Oh, and it …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. "Because they are a particularly sleepy muscle group, performing light …

12 Fashion Illustrators To Follow on Instagram

On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches —which are sure to be in full force for the month of shows ahead.<p>On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches—which are sure to be in full …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

3 Simple Tips for Treating Skin Holistically

"Beauty comes from within" may sound cliché, but your complexion may depend on it.<p>"Skin is a window into our overall health," says Cybele Fishman, M.D., one of a growing number of integrative dermatologists who take a holistic approach to skin care. Not only is she the assistant clinical professor …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

We're not kidding!<p><i>By Linda Melone, C.S.C.S., for</i> Prevention<p><b>The claim:</b> A growling belly during your workout may be a sign you're cheating yourself out of a greater calorie burn, according to new research published in the <i>Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport</i>.<p><b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

13 Habits You Need to Lock Down NOW to Keep Your Heart Healthy LATER

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Model snacks

From guilty pleasures to ultra-healthy recipes and light bites, discover the tasty treats keeping the models' hunger at bay between meals, as they …

Cindy Crawford

City breaks

If you fancy a change from long weekends spent in Paris, what about an impromptu European break a little further afield? From Amsterdam to Florence, …

Italy

10 Instagram accounts for your wedding

Concerned with much more than mere aesthetics, a new breed of wedding-themed Instagram accounts are proving to be an inexhaustible source of …

1970s fashion, captured in a book

With denim a go-go, sequins, gypsy dresses and the boyish blazer, the trends that marked the 1970s have been retraced through 600 sketches and …

Mois de la Photo: What to See

November is the Mois de la Photo in Paris, a month-long photography festival that includes Paris Photo at the Grand Palais and a host of other …

France

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

One-Day Diet Solutions

These quick-fix food remedies do everything from flatten abs to tame PMS symptoms...in 24 hours

Women's Health

14 Stages of Comfortable in a Relationship

Or how to tell if you've reached THAT point in your bond.<p>Relationships tend to follow a continuum of comfortableness. One day you're doing the fake reach for the check after dinner, and the next you're playing rock, paper, scissors to choose who will make the trip to Chipotle for lunch. Clearly …