Ashley Dudley

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This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

Pain

Release Your Inner Cavewoman With This Bulge-Busting Diet

Finding it harder and harder to lose weight with each passing year? Then help is here! When scientists at Umea University in Sweden put …

Nutrition

The Most Simple Meditation Technique That Anyone Can Do

Have you ever heard of gazing meditation?<p>If you haven’t, it involves focusing your mind on an object in front of you.<p>Gazing has been a long-practiced …

This Is the Best Meal for Staying Full While Trying to Get in Shape

When it comes to adopting a healthier lifestyle, finding satisfaction in lighter, less carb-focused meals is one of the most difficult parts. If you …

15 Healthy Vegan Dinner Recipes You Should Add to Your Rotation

Whether you're fully vegan, trying it out, or just looking to cut back on fat and calories, there are so many veggie-packed recipes you can add to …

Healthy Eating

29 Broccoli Recipes That You'll Actually Get Excited About Eating

This vegetable has stymied everyone, including the leaders of our country.<p>Broccoli has a bad reputation, and unfortunately it’s somewhat deserved. All too often this vegetable gets cooked beyond recognition. Stalks become limp; the color of the head fades. It’s pitiful. George H.W. Bush, the 41st …

He lost 120 pounds to fight obesity. Now he wants to help others do the same.

Umar Majeed was obese by the age of 24, tipping the scales at almost 300 pounds – that’s just over 130 kilos. Rather than living his life with …

Think Outside the Box With These 7 Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese Recipes

For vegans or the lactose intolerant, one of the toughest dairy-based dishes to mimic is mac and cheese. While we question the amount of actual …

Regular stretching may boost fitness of those who can't exercise

Regular stretching may help to boost cardiovascular fitness in people who are unable to exercise due to surgery or poor health, according to a small study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.<p>A single 40-minute session of static, whole-body stretching significantly improved …

9 yoga poses you can do anywhere

This sequence is designed to challenge your entire body in a low-impact way, but still leave your muscles tired and your body and mind invigorated.<p>The cardio bursts throughout this routine will give you a healthy sweat and elevate your heart rate, which aids in fat loss, especially in difficult …

Yoga

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

Get a Bangin' Booty and Crush Back Pain with One Move

This exercise double-teams your body in the best way.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Marching glute bridge:</b> Not only do strong glutes look amazing, but they also help power your …

14 Recipes that Celebrate the Humble Spud

If the potato were a secret agent or worldwide criminal on the lam, it would never be caught: It has a passport from any country, slips on any disguise so convincingly you always think it's the best version of itself. <b>The potato is as close to any shape-shifter as I know</b>, showing up gracefully as …

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

Exercise

The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

3 Superset Workouts That Burn Fat Like Crazy

Fat burning workouts are those that burn most calories per minute, so they have to be intense and get the heart rate high very quickly. That way such …

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Running 101: A Beginner's Guide

<b>Running Basics</b><p>How fast should I run? How will it feel? What should I eat? Could I do a race? Trying a new activity like running can bring a certain …

25 Unexpected Low-Calorie Snacks You Can Whip Up in Seconds

For those moments when you're approaching major hanger levels.<p>For those moments when you're approaching major hanger levels.

5 Exercises to Beat Belly Jiggle in 5 Minutes

Without a single sit-up!<p>If you want to define your waist and strengthen your core, you'll need more than straight sit-ups to make a measurable difference.<p>To feel firmer in five minutes, try this quick fix from NYC-based certified fitness trainer Chris Sams, modeled by Instagram star Yovanna …

12 Cool Psychology Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Here are some useful psychology tricks which can help you improve your communication skills and make your life easier in some way.<p><b>To find out if a</b> …

16 high protein recipes for when you’re trying to cut carbs

So you want to get more protein in your body but are sick to death of protein shakes<p>Besides, you want some real food in your belly.<p>Check out these …

The Best BA Recipes of All Time, According to You

The greatest Bon Appétit recipes of all time—according to Bon Appétit readers!<p>We could never choose a favorite <i>Bon Appétit</i> recipe…which is why we asked you to. These are the best of the best, according to our readers.

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Online Life

We've Cracked Panera Bread's Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Trust us: You're going to want to try these ultra-chocolaty treats.<p>Super-sized cookies usually turn out one of two ways: you-might-just-break-a-tooth crunchy, or so cakey they're practically scones. Yet, every batch of Panera Bread's Chocolate Chippers (their term, not ours) turns out chewy and …

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How to Naturally Detox Your Body .

If you have been feeling extremely tired, have been catching colds, getting sick more often or have been suffering from cloudy or muddled thinking …

Going on a date? 10 red flags and other secrets women need to know

<i>When Michael Lockwood was a single divorced dad, he'd often write down dating advice that he planned to give to his daughters when they grew up. Years later, he's turned those thoughts and advice into a book "Women Have All the Power, Too Bad They Don't Know It."</i> <i>It's a wake-up call to women who</i> …

Relationships