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Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

It's National Fitness Day, so today seems like the perfect opportunity to rethink your approach to exercise. According to Virgin Active’s latest research, 52% of British women between the ages of 25 and 34 would rather look slim and toned in their holiday photos than be fit enough to run a …

Exercise

7 Great Wireless Headphones for Your iPhone 7

The rumors are true — Apple has decided to ditch the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 in favor of Bluetooth and Lightning-connecting headsets and …

From political coups to family feuds: how WhatsApp became our favourite way to chat

There is something reassuringly traditional about the neatly typed resignation letters, with a House of Commons letterhead and an attack on the Labour leader within. They are solid and permanent, when everything else seems to be falling apart. And old-fashioned, even if one does tweet a picture of …

Privacy

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

World's 50 best restaurants: Italy's Osteria Francescana is No 1 - but which three UK eateries make the list?

His voice shaking, Massimo Bottura, chef at Italy’s Osteria Francescana, spoke to the 800 guests at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards on Monday night. “In the end,” he said, “it’s all about hard work.”<p>And with that he launched into a plea that all of us to join him in the soup kitchen he is …

How To Improve Your iPhone's Battery Life In 8 Steps

You can thank us later.<p>You know the struggle: You're about to Snapchat the world's most flattering selfie, or delete an accidental "Like" that totally shows you're still stalking your ex on Facebook -- and your phone unexpectedly dies.<p>The iPhone in particular is notorious for having terrible …

Apps

KatieQ Shares a Trick for Making Quick Preserved Lemons

<i>KatieQ inspires us to make a version of preserved lemons—without the wait.</i><p>It is hard to wait for pickles. The craving—or the bumper crop of cucumbers or beans or chiles—hits suddenly, and the span between the idea and the pickles seems to stretch and stretch. So thank goodness for quick-pickling, …

10 Water Bottles That Actually Work While You’re Exercising

Because H20 should never get in the way of your workout<p>Fiddling around with a water bottle while you exercise can get super-annoying. That's why we went searching for some of the most workout-friendly bottles out there. Think of the following 12 as your new, dependable workout buddies—they're easy …

Everything Cookies

Makes about 48 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup natural chunky or creamy peanut butter<p>1 cup …

Dessert

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

BBQ

The World's Tallest Skyscrapers Have A Dirty Little Secret

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Bank of America tower in New York count among the worst offenders<p>Supertall skyscrapers aren't necessarily built to fit as many people inside as possible--sometimes they're just aiming to be, well, really tall. Large portions of these buildings are designed to …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

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Ellen DeGeneres: The Oscars host who came out of the cold

In September, Ellen DeGeneres told the audience of her talkshow about the pros and cons of hosting the Academy Awards: "Pro: a lot of fancy designers will want to approach me and want me to wear a beautiful, expensive gown. Con: ain't no way in hell I'm wearing a gown." The audience erupted in …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

Does Your Grip on Free Weights Really Matter?

<b>The answer:</b> Not really—unless you want to tone specific muscles or you’re bouncing back from an injury. See, your grip on weights (whether overhand, underhand, or neutral) can work certain muscles and take pressure off injured ones, says Nelson.<p>Take the bent-over row for example, which targets your …

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge

The name Hundred comes from the number of arm pumps and breaths required as you hold the position with your core muscles engaged. We’ll show you the step-by-step instructions, below, taken from our new book <i>The Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> by our friend and Pilates instructor Brooke Siler. But …

Vegan Recipes from Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<b>Meaty Beany Chili and Cornbread</b> <br>Chili serves 6 to 8<br>Makes 12 muffins<p><i>For the chili:</i><br>1 Tbsp olive oil<br>1 yellow onion, diced medium<br>1 green pepper, seeded, diced medium<br>6 cloves garlic, minced<br>2 jalapenos, thinly sliced (seeded, if you want it less spicy)<br>3 to 4 Tbsp mild chili powder<br>1 Tbsp dried Mexican …

The new baker: ginger crunch bars

These moreish mouthfuls have a ginger and syrup icing and a crumbly, crunchy, gingery base – perfect with a cup of tea.<p>When I was a child my mother made a variation on these bar cookies from a Betty Crocker cookbook. Over time I've made the biscuits shorter and more crumbly, but they should still …

Your Barbell Starter Workout

Your Favorite New Workout<p>These five moves will give you an awesome total-body burn<p>Peter Yang<p>Even if hoisting a 45-pound barbell feels intimidating, don't discount the power cage. Build strength and confidence with this starter workout: Perform the moves in order, moving from one to the next with no …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …

Breakfast muffins

Make muffins healthier with mashed banana and apple sauce for natural sweetness, plus blueberries and seeds for an extra nutritious hit<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Shape Up Shortcuts: 5-Minute Workout Videos

The first workout uses only your body weight. It's from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>, the new book by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator. Here are the moves you'll do:<p>1. Marching Glute Bridge<p>2. Inverted Shoulder Press<p>3. Alternating Switch Lunge<p>4. Skater Hops<p>5. Rotating T Extension<p><b>For more great ways</b> …

Jillian Michaels Workout: How to Get Sculpted Abs Fast

Exercise 1 Side Plank with Alternating Leg Raise<p>Get into a side plank with your hand directly under your shoulder and your bottom leg slightly in front of your top leg, then slowly kick your bottom leg forward as far as you can. Tap the toes of your bottom foot with your top hand, then repeat with …

Annabel Karmel's back-to-school family recipes

Lacking inspiration for after-school suppers? Family food expert Annabel Karmel has designed five quick and healthy family-friendly meals for the new term.<p><b>Monday – Chicken yakitori with noodles</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><p>3 tbsp mirin<p>3 tbsp honey<p>3 tbsp soy sauce<p>2 tsp rice wine vinegar<p>1 tsp grated fresh ginger<p>1 clove …

Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …