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12 Best Foods For Your Abs

Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p><b>ALMONDS AND OTHER NUTS<br>(With Skins Intact)</b><p><b>Superpowers</b> Build muscle, reduce cravings<p><b>Fights</b> Obesity, heart disease, muscle loss, wrinkles, cancer, high blood pressure

Shop Your Shape: Find Flattering Skirts for Your Body Type

Flattering Skirts that Lengthen and Show Off Your Legs<p>It's gam time! Kick off leg-baring season in a flirty, figure-flattering number<p>J.Crew<p>Slim<p>A miniskirt in classic stripes is best for the slim-hipped. <b>J.Crew Multistripe Mini skirt</b>, $85, jcrew.com<p>Lisa Shin<p>Curvy<p>Yowza! A body-conscious bandage style …

6 Beauty Ideas for Vacation | Women's Health

<b>IT’S YOUR TURN:</b> Share a selfie of your beauty look for a chance to win a 4-day/3-night vacation for two at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in the Caribbean! (Follow the instructions here.) Not sure how to snap the perfect pic? Here are some tips on How to Take an Amazing Selfie!<p>For a bit MORE …

Recipe: Asian Snapper

Mix pistachios into millet. Top millet with bok choy and then snapper. Drizzle snapper with soy sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve sugar snap peas on the side.<p>* In a study, those who added pistachios to their diet lowered their body-mass index more than those who ate pretzels …

The Surprising Health Benefits of Nature

Teresa had always been active; she'd even taken up rock-climbing—though always indoors. But after the camping trip, she began climbing outside, dragging friends along and overcoming a fear of heights in the process. "Being in nature reset my confidence and peace of mind," she says.<p>Intuitively, her …

Interval Running: Your Ticket to Losing Weight

<b>The Goal:</b> “Burn more calories while exercising for the same amount of time and improve overall cardiovascular fitness. Basically, make my runs harder, better, faster, and stronger—and lose weight while I'm at it.”<p><b>The RX:</b> (1) Buy a heart-rate monitor, like the Polar FT7 ($120, polarusa.com for …

Weekend Challenge: Windmill

Improve your golf game! This move targets the crucial muscles that put power in ever drive and stroke<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</i> …

Recipe: Spicy Chicken Salad

1 cup roasted skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 4 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 jalapeno, diced 1/2 medium celery stalk, chopped Dash of black pepper 1 cup baby spinach<p>Combine the first six ingredients and serve on a bed of spinach.<p>Burn it off! The capsaicin in spicy peppers like …

The Best Drinks For A Healthy Happy Hour

Red wine has been A-listed for its polyphenols, antioxidants that protect against heart disease and cancer. Now it's time to let pale vinos like chardonnay and pinot grigio into the party. Recent research has revealed that the pulp of the grapes used to make white wine also contains polyphenols and …

Wedding Date: Is it OK To Bring Him as Your Plus One?

When It's OK To Bring Him as Your Plus One<p>How soon is too soon? Get the answer<p><b>Is it weird to ask a guy who I've been seeing for three weeks to be my date for my sister's wedding?</b> -Emily, Dallas, TX<p>Assuming the wedding is this weekend and not four months from now, it's fine to invite him as long as …

Sleep Much?

<b>Your Memory is Wiped</b> <br>A study in <i>Sleep</i> found that your accuracy on working-memory tasks drops by about 15 percent if you pull an all-nighter. Sleep helps your brain consolidate information, so without that recovery time, you're unable to file away important data.<p><b>Your Waistline Expands</b> <br>The importance …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

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Coffee as a Headache Cure?

There are two theories. The first: A headache happens when the body releases adenosine, a chemical that inflames blood vessels, causing throbbing and pain. The caffeine in coffee puts the kibosh on adenosine and helps constrict blood vessels. The second theory posits that caffeine increases the …

Easy, Speedy Breakfasts

<b>Quick and Healthy Oatmeal</b><p>A one-cup serving of oatmeal contains about 25 grams of complex carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber. The complex carbs will keep you energized through your round of morning meetings, and the fiber will keep you full through noon. Add flavor with soy milk and syrup to make a …

15-Minute Home Workout

Exercise 1 Squat and Kick<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, hands behind your head, and elbows out to the sides <b>(a)</b>. Bend your knees and sit back as far as you can <b>(b)</b>. Push back to start, then kick your right leg in front of you, foot flexed <b>(c)</b>. That's one rep. Repeat, kicking with your left …

Slim Calm Sexy Lunch Recipes | Women's Health

<b>Quick and Crunchy Chef Salad</b><p>1 teaspoon grapeseed oil or cold-pressed olive oil<br>Salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper<br>2 cups chopped romaine or iceberg lettuce<br>1⁄2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved<br>2 slices (2 ounces) roasted all-natural turkey breast or nitrate-free ham, cut into 1⁄2" pieces<br>3 tablespoons shredded …

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Easy Meals and Easy Recipes

Cedric Angeles<p>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p><b>The Situation:</b><br>Important Business Dinner<p><b>Perfect Meal to Make:</b><br>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p>The right meal (and the proper presentation) shows you're sophisticated and serious about your career, and that you have creativity and flair. Sealing fish …

Potatoes and Your Diet

It’s not that you have to replace other vegetables with potatoes, says Weaver. But since people in the U.S. generally don’t get enough fiber, potassium, and magnesium, according to the National Institutes of Health, you don’t want to nix them from your diet, either.<p>The bottom line: when it comes to …

Why You Should Enter the #WHBeautySelfie Contest

What does this have to do with selfies? Glad you asked. Read on, and start sharing your pics!<p>[[{"type":"media","fid":"807746","attributes":[]}]]<p><b>1. The 2013 Beauty Awards have gone SOCIAL</b> Beyond store shelves, beauty products don't live a stationary life: They have to roll with your busy schedule. …

Libido Boosters: A Pill For Women May Be Coming Soon

New drugs are being tested to treat a slacking sex drive<p>Having trouble getting in the mood? A quick fix might be on the way. Two new drugs are currently being tested to treat female sexual dysfunction. Fingers crossed—women may even get their own version of the little blue pill in just a few …

Knock Out Fast Food Cravings | Women's Health

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Crush Your Fitness Resolutions from Home with These 13 Effective Workouts | Women's Health

To help you avoid a super-packed yoga class or that waitlist for treadmills, here are 13 diverse workouts that are totally doable in your living room, kitchen, or wherever. And to keep your downstairs neighbors or your S.O. happy, they're all free of jumping or running moves.<p>On top of all of that, …

At-Home Gel Nails: How to Give Yourself a Gel Mani

<b>In with the new:</b> The Sally Hansen InstaGel Strips Starter Kit ($30, at drugstores)—an at-home gel system—uses the same LED curing technology as many salon versions and bestows the same two weeks of glossy color.<p>Just do it!<p><b>Step 1: Clean Your Slate.</b> Remove any polish and wash your nails. A smooth, …

Slim Smoothies

iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p><b>Extreme Chocolate</b><br>1 scoop low-fat chocolate ice cream<br>1 tablespoon chocolate syrup<br>1/2 cup low-fat chocolate milk<br>1 tablespoon chocolate whey protein powder<br>1/2 banana<br>3 ice cubes

How To Do a Lunge,

Back in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the floor; instead, lower to your "healthy edge," where you feel challenged but not in pain, and try to hold it there. Focus on each breath …

Running May Protect Your Eyes From Cataracts

Williams found that his latest data analysis supported his earlier finding. In more than 32,000 runners and 14,000 walkers, the more they walked or ran, the less likely they were to be diagnosed with cataracts during the study's six-year follow-up period. The risk reduction was equal between men …

Single Pendant Light by onefortythree

As promised, here’s a link to onefortythree’s Single Pendant Light. With a cloth twisted cord and a socket in a powder coat finish, and either a hard …

The Best Online Shopping Sites

<b><br>To Nail a Trend: Asos.com</b><br>ASOS is a one-stop shop for high-quality, up-to-the-minute clothing, shoes, and accessories at a wide array of price points. To simplify your search, browse by trend (like “90’s Teen Spirit”), occasion (“Festival” or “Wedding Guest”), or street style (“London” or “Floral …

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