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Drop Two Sizes

Shed stubborn pounds fast with this revolutionary new workout plan (no running involved!)<p>There's more than one way to perform this "Drop Two Sizes" routine. Vary your weekly program with a timed metabolic workout plan:<p>Starting with the first exercise, complete as many reps as you can in 30 seconds, …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

The (15 Minute) Superfast Total-Body Workout

Four moves. That's all it takes to fire up your fat burning and build lean metabolism-charging muscle. This basic routine hits all of your major muscle groups. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit a total of three times, resting one minute between each …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

Weekend Challenge: Medicine-Ball Leg Drops

This exercise targets your hip flexors and your external obliques<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 exercise. Thousands of women already</i> …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Your Favorite Morning Quickies (PHOTOS, RECIPES)

Last week, we thought we were teaching you a thing or two about nutritious breakfasts -- the kind you can make in a matter of seconds (see: 6 Grab And Go Breakfasts That Redefine 'Grab-And-Go').<p>Little did we know, our Healthy Living readers are breakfast aficionados -- especially when it comes to …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The new vegetarian: soya bean and avocado salad with strawberry balsamic dressing

Mangetout, soya beans and avocado dressed with a zingy strawberry and ginger sauce.<p>This sharp, flowery strawberry dressing is versatile enough to jazz up even the simplest green salad.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>80g (3oz) sunflower seeds<br>4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>1½ tsp sumac<br>250g (9oz) strawberries, hulled<br>zest …

Recipes

A Zesty, Juicy Vegetarian Summer Sandwich from Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

Tangy, juicy, crunchy, creamy, zesty: What more can you ask of a summer sandwich?<p>[image id='472e9aa5-caf6-48ca-93ff-77f4fa6abd0c' loc='C'][/image]This vegetarian beauty is a fork-and-knife sandwich, derived — loosely — from one I had in the early '70s when vegetarianism in this country was, alas, …

Five Easy Meals Every Woman Should Know How to Cook

5 meals every woman should know how to make<p><i>*Note: If fresh seasonal fruits are sparse, try dipping dried fruits such as apricots, figs, apples, and dates.</i>

Avocado Recipes That Go Way Beyond Guacamole

Photo credit: Foodie Crush, Adventures In Cooking, Cooking Classy<p>There's a reason people love avocados so much: it's their naturally rich and buttery flavor. All this flavor and creamy texture is thanks to avocado's high-but-good-for-you fat content, and we can't get enough of it (which is a …

47 Recipes for Summer Vegetables