Emily Merhavy

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7 Ways to Make Sex Extra Romantic

For those nights when you want to emphasize the "love" in "making love"

Relationships

3 Exercise Moves for Stronger Knees

You can strengthen your knees with these simple moves<p>It seems counterintuitive, but these moves from Tim Hewett, Ph.D., director of The Ohio State University Sports Health & Performance Institute, ward off problems by strengthening muscles around the knee. Do three sets of 20 reps for each move.<p>1. …

Ohio State University

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

25 Valentine's Day Gifts for Everyone You Love<p>Because all you need is love—but amazing presents can't hurt, either<p>Need a great gift for February 14? We've got items for your partner, your best friend, your parent, your sibling, and anyone else who holds a special place in your heart.<p><i>The items in</i> …

9 Great Cardio Workouts That Get Your Heart Pumping

And no, they don't require a treadmill<p>If the first thing you think of when you hear the word “cardio” is running, <i>giiirl</i> do we have some workouts for you to try. Of course, we heart running—it’s a great way to calm your mind and build cardiovascular strength. But it’s definitely not the <i>only</i> way to …

Exercise

Apple Now Replacing Damaged iPhone 5c Screens in Retail Stores

As reported last week, Apple is now offering in-store repairs for iPhone 5c displays.<p>Users with a cracked or damaged iPhone 5c display that do not have AppleCare+ can pay a $149 fee to get the screen repaired. Prior to the in-store repairs, that fee was $229 as Apple was forced to send damaged …

Watch This 64-Year-Old Grandma Fight Off a Purse Snatcher

The remarkable woman credits strength-training for being able to kick butt and take names<p>You know that being a good gym goer has a thousand million benefits. You get all fit, you get less stressed, and you feel more balanced, to name a few. But oh! Here’s another perk to add to the list: You could …

Exercise

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Golden Globes

50 years of progress cuts smoking rates in half — but can we ever get to zero?

Smoking rates cut in half. Eight million lives saved. More than 800,000 fewer lung cancer deaths. Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General first warned about the dangers of smoking, the benefits of quitting have never been clearer.<p>Yet 18 percent of the population still smokes. Nearly 2,000 …

'He was a hero’: father drowns saving sons

A British father “died a hero” after saving his two young sons from drowning when they got into difficulties at an Australian beach<p>A distraught wife has told how her husband died saving their two young sons from drowning at an Australian beauty spot, on what should have been the last week of a …

School violence lands more than 90,000 a year in the ER, study finds

Despite all the lip service given to battling bullying, many kids are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds, a new study shows. Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the emergency room, according to the study published in …

How Many Times You'll Fall in Love Before Meeting "The One"

Plus way more dating stats that will seriously shock you<p>Wouldn't it be great if there were a perfect formula for finding The One? Like after two years of online dating, four annoying exes, and seven coffee dates that went absolutely nowhere, you knew you would magically meet the person you'd spend …

Relationships

4 Super-Effective Diets You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Trying to slim down? Consider adopting one of these plans<p>Every year, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> names the top diets of the upcoming year—and the results for 2014 are in! To determine the winners in each category, <i>U.S. News</i> enlisted a panel of health experts to assess the latest diet trends. This time …

Nutrition

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

Workouts

A Chewy, Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie That’s Just 106 Calories

Because you know you want one…<p>Really craving a chocolate chip cookie right about now…but don’t want to go AWOL on your resolution to eat better in 2014? We have the perfect solution for you: these slimmed-down chocolate chip cookies from Anjali Shah, a certified health coach and the genius behind …

Dessert

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

Exercise

6 Reasons the Scale Won’t Budge

Gain some know-how, lose the weight

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 …

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out

Keep calm and read this article

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

Weight Loss

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

Keep these healthy staples around at all times, and you’ll never have to resort to ordering crap for dinner<p>It’s a dieting duh that holiday bashes can be pretty terrible for your waistline. But the fatty party food isn’t the only scale offender. Party hopping also makes it harder than ever to stay …

Nutrition

The Trick That Helped Khloe Kardashian Drop 30 Pounds

We’re loving this smart and easy tip<p>Lets face it: Hollywood stars often dispense unrealistic and/or unhelpful diet tips. Embarking on a baby food diet, banning every last carb, or sucking down bitter green juice in place of actual food isn’t exactly healthy—or appealing.<p>But Khloe Kardashian has …

Fitness

6 Rules for Getting Over a Breakup the Healthy Way

None of which involve cupcakes and Pinot Grigio!<p>If you've ever been tempted to take a sick day post-breakup, you're not alone. A whopping 76 percent of people say that being lovesick after a breakup is understated and that it can lead to major emotional and physical problems, according to a recent …

Blood Tests

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The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Skin Care

4 Habits That'll Make You Gain Back Any Weight You Lose

And how to keep from falling into these traps<p>Losing weight is easy—at least compared to keeping it off. After all, when your pant size stops shrinking and the compliments becoming few and far between, just one more cookie may not seem like such a big deal. Luckily, a new <i>American Journal of</i> …

Fitness

The Exercise That Could Help You Eat Less

Read this before you house a bunch of Oreos<p>Selfie may have been the word of 2013, but we think that mindfulness should’ve been up there, too—the practice is everywhere these days! The latest evidence: A new study published in the journal <i>Appetite</i> found that being mindful can help you eat less …

Mindfulness

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Wellness

Golden Globes 2014: Red Carpet Arrivals

See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet.<p>See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet. Plus, see more red-carpet style here.<p>Getty Images

Red Carpet