Marilyn Ramirez Beniquez

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8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

Lemonade

Tucking our experiences away doesn't make them disappear -- it just allows them to pile up and expand in girth. Why collect and harbor this stuff when you can spring clean and clear space for something new? And better yet, while you are at it, help someone else out.<p>I'm still convinced that we learn …

9 Reasons Why Fit Women Have Much Better Sex

The time you spend working out can have unexpected payoffs when you're tangling the sheets. And understanding the link can help you achieve more explosive results—in the bedroom and the weight room.

Exercise

16 Signs You're Obsessed with Coffee

Beside the fact that you're already on your third cup of the day...

Coffee Drinks

Weekend Challenge: Combo Shoulder Raise

It's the perfect move to tone up for tank top season.<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 have. Join</i> …

The 10 Emotional Stages of Navigating the Salad Bar

Whether you're at Whole Foods or a corporate cafeteria, expect a rollercoaster of melodrama.<p><b>Stage 1:</b>You're the first to arrive today, and the entire salad bar setup is pristine, practically gleaming.<p><b>Stage 2:</b>You grab a plate and load up on sweet, sweet greens.<p><b>Stage 3:</b>Due to a mishap with the tiny …

Trainer Confessions: 6 Reasons to Take a Break from Workout Machines

Because bigger, fancier equipment isn't always better<p>We're always hearing the awesome benefits of resistance training, so it's no wonder that I'm seeing more women gravitate toward those hulking plate-loaded weight machines, going from one to the next to the next. After all, if you're not sure …

Exercise

10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

You know, besides this is awesome!<p>You might think the inside of a man's brain sounds like the buzz of a broken fluorescent lightbulb. Not true. In my humble view, the brain cells of men work like pistons, constantly firing—just like yours. Some of the internal dialogue they produce is quite …

Demi Moore

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

What's Worse: Eating No Veggies Or Eating Cheesy, Buttery Veggies?

Even the best health advice can leave us with some enduring conundrums. We know how important sleep is, so do we get up early to go to the gym or capitalize on that extra hour of shut-eye? We know we should take more steps throughout the day, but what if we're only equipped with calf-tightening …

What Jennifer Aniston Really Eats For Breakfast

We never would've guessed!<p>Judging by her amazing body, you might think Jennifer is the black-coffee-for-breakfast type who'd prefer to skip this crucial a.m. meal to save calories. We're thrilled to find out this isn't the case. Turns out, Jen actually prefers a hearty breakfast by Hollywood …

Breakfast

The Hidden Dangers of "Skinny Fat"

Doctors say we are focusing too much on weight, but thin people can sometimes carry the most dangerous kind of fat—and not know it.<p><i>Alexandra Sifferlin for Time.com</i><p>When Elizabeth Chanatry was 16 years old, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You'd never know it by looking at the 5-foot-3-inch …

High Blood Pressure

9 High-Protein Vegetables That Will Fill You Up Fast

You’ll be a lean, green, fighting machine.<p>Popeye is notorious for showing off his massive biceps. His secret? Spinach. But that isn’t your only ticket to the gun show.<p>According to Rosanne Rust, R.DN., many vegetables provide you with two grams of protein per cup raw, or per half cup cooked. (So …

Nutrition

The Best Diet for Weight Loss

See what happens when four popular options go head-to-head.<p>For the average weight-loss warrior, comparing diets is hard to do. Fortunately, a new study ran the numbers and found that, when it comes to weight lost, Paleo wins.<p>For the study, researchers from the Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia …

Weight Loss

How to Tell How Your Partner Really Feels About Your Sex Life

And how to make sure they know you're into it, too<p>Think your bed buddy is having a sub-par time—or the best sex of their life? Either way, you're probably right, suggests a new study in the <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i>.<p>For the study, researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada asked 84 …

Subpar

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Five moves to firm your upper bod<p>It may not feel that way just yet, but spring is right around the corner—and that means short sleeves, bathing suits, and generally showing off those glorious shoulders of yours. This five-move circuit contours your arm and shoulder muscles for a sexy …

Swimwear

Is Sugar Worse Than Marijuana?

A new poll says Americans seem to think so.<p>We've joked about sugar highs for years, but a new poll shows Americans now think getting high on sugar is worse for you than getting high on weed.<p>Conducted by NBC News and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the survey asked 1,000 adults what they thought was most …

Public Health

31 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Boobs Every Day

Your breasts called, and they gave us this itinerary<p>Let’s take a second to appreciate the wonder that is your chest. Seriously. Big or small or in between, your boobs are sexy, functional, and make you look pretty damn great in a bikini. So instead of just coexisting with your girls, why not get to …

Dry Skin

3 Yoga Poses You're Probably Doing Wrong

Required reading before your next "Namaste" session<p>Yeah, yoga may seem all zen and flowy, with the oms and the deep breaths and whatnot, but #realtalk? It's seriously hard—which is why you're bound to make a couple mistakes here and there (and we're not just talking about these 7 biggest mistakes …

Yoga

5 Sneaky Health Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Even healthy foods can blow you up. Nix these culprits (just for now!) to flatten out

Nutrition

How Melissa Joan Hart Lost Another 40 Pounds

Bonus: Her secret is so steal-able.<p>You know already that Melissa Joan Hart lost 35 pounds after she had her third child, Tucker, now 16 months. But recently, she told <i>Us Weekly</i> that she's lost <i>another</i> 40 pounds. And considering that she only gained 60 pounds during her pregnancy, that makes her even …

Fitness

The 3 Stretches You Need to Do Every Day

Don't scam on these—they're important!<p>Stretching is kinda like drinking enough water during the day: You know you need to do it, but chances are, you probably don't do enough of it. Well, to make things as easy as possible for you, we checked in with stretching expert Beret Kirkeby, orthopedic …

Yoga