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The top 15 superfoods everyone should be eating

After ringing in the new year, everyone is working hard to stick to their resolutions — many of which include staying healthy. In health and fitness …

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15 Porn Sites That Women Love Watching

A Cosmopolitan writer tells us where ladies go to get turned on.<p><i>Originally published on Cosmopolitan.com</i><p>Women can enjoy porn just as much as guys do. But it's shockingly hard for us to find good porn in which the woman is actually enjoying herself in a realistic way, and doesn't make us feel bad or …

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10 Fresh Pairs of Sneakers That Aren't Air Force Ones

You already own the it-basics (Air Force Ones, Adidas NMDs, etc.), so why not branch out with shoes that won't be worn by 72 strangers on your walk to work alone? There are platforms only a Spice Girl could love, Nike's punchy collab with Comme des Garçons, and a twist on classic Vans that are fire …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

Follow Along with This Workout Video to Sculpt Your Core in Just 5 Minutes

Just five? Just five.<p>Grab a dumbbell, ladies, and get ready to seriously work your core. This five-minute workout consists of five moves. For each one, you'll do as many reps as you can in 50 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds before moving on to the next one. Just follow along with the video below, …

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

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

12 Ways You're Lifting Weights Wrong

And losing out on the benefits.<p>If you're going to make the effort to strength train, you might as well do so correctly. But lots of people make weight lifting mistakes that compromise the effectiveness of their exercise, according to Instagram star and certified fitness trainer Massy "Mankofit" …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

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Find the Perfect Shoes for Your Workout

Our 2015 guide to new kicks that kick butt.<p>Running your first 10-K. Trekking up a mountain. Setting a new personal record. Whatever's on your workout to-do list, you simply can't kick ass without taking the names of these sneakers. Our handbook will help you step up your game—and leave everyone …

The Best Ab Workouts for Women: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest <b>(A)</b>. Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are …

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6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

<b>The Trainer:</b> Tony Gentilcore, a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, and co-founder of Cressey Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts<p><b>Why This Move Is Awesome:</b> The major perk is that it targets your abs and prevents "cheating" by keeping your lower back in a neutral …

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Click here to get your copy of the expanded and improved version of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, plus The Shred Series workouts.

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

But there's hope, and it may come in the form of a simple exercise tool: the foam roller. A foam roller is an inexpensive length of, typically, closed cell foam that’s six to nine inches in diameter and anywhere from a foot to four feet long. You guide your body over the roller back and forth, …

A 5-Move, Full-Body Circuit That's SUPER Intense

Exercise 1 Tuck Jumps<p>Begin standing with your feet hip-width distance apart. Drop down into a half squat as you prepare your legs to explode. Let your arms drop back behind to assist in the jump <b>(A)</b>. Using your arms to pull, explode up into a high jump, bringing your knees up to your chest in a …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

How-To: Handmade Bird Mobile

Make a bold and graceful piece of handmade art for your home with this Mark Hearld-inspired bird mobile tutorial that Emil Evans shared on Apartment Therapy!<p>Here’s a great idea for a DIY art project you can make, inspired by the art of Mark Hearld. Hearld is a British artist whose gorgeous prints, …

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A No-Fail Guide to the Smoky Eye

Even the makeup-impaired won't be able to mess this up.<p>As far as statement-making makeup goes, the smoky eye is a little high-maintenance (it's not nearly as simple as swiping on a bold lip shade, for example). The look doesn't have to be so intimidating, though—just follow our foolproof guide to …

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The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

A 10-Minute Workout That Will Make You Feel Totally Rejuvenated

Exercise 1 Bridge Pose<p>Begin by lying on your back with knees bent and feet on floor. Bring your heels close to your butt so that your fingertips touch your heels. Brace your core: Contract your ab muscles like you would in anticipation of someone punching you in the tummy. Inhale, and on the …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

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What Cigarettes Taught Me

<i>YES</i>, I smoked cigarettes.<p>The first week of January 2015 will mark five years since I looked at my pack of Marlboro Mediums and made a deal with myself. I had been sitting out on my deck in the backyard, and if truth be told, kind of hiding. I was never exactly loud and proud when it came to this …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

The Right Sleep Positions: Ease Back Pain, Heartburn and More

What's to blame? Not just too-few hours in the sack. The way you lie down is a major factor in the quality of your slumber. The wrong sleep position can cause muscle cramping, impair circulation, and leave you hurting come the a.m. And for the millions of women with preexisting aches (such as back …

Cameron Diaz's Trainer Shares 7 Tips for an Insanely Fit Body

<b>Switch Up Your Arm Strengtheners</b><br>If you want to get seriously strong arms, Bass says it's important to vary the kinds of arm exercises you do and the weight you use—that's what he does with Cameron. "If you normally do 15 to 20 reps, try adding more weight and do 10," he says.<p><b>Be Sure to Feel the …