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7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

Yoga

7 Warm, Gooey (But Still Healthy!) Cookie Recipes

These cookies are so tasty, no one will guess that they're also better for you<p>When your next cookie craving strikes, whip up one of these more nutritious (but still oh-so-delicious) recipes.<p>Chips Oh Boy! Cookies<p>Vitamin E-rich walnuts make classic chocolate chip cookies taste all the more</i> …

Dessert

Fuel Your Fitness: Warm Quinoa Salad

One chef shares his favorite way to fuel up before a marathon<p>If you’ve signed up for one of the hundreds of marathons taking place this fall, your training runs aren’t the only things that’ll help get you to the finish line. Eating right—especially in the days leading up to the race—is also key to …

Recipes

Fall's Ultimate Comfort Food: Pumpkin-Parmesan Risotto

Photo: Courtesy of Erin Phraner.<p>Dinner can skew super lush on a chilly fall night without any hassle or hard work on your part — promise! Our …

3 Smoothie Recipes to Beat the Afternoon Slump. Hey, Who Needs Coffee, Anyway?

Right around 2 P.M.—<i>maybe</i> 3, if I'm lucky—my focus starts to be less, um, unfocused, and I would rather take a nap than anything else I might need to do during that exact moment. Does that happen to you?<p>It's easy to reach for a cup of coffee or something sweet—both of which give you a temporary …

Hair Ideas: A Braided Undercut How-To From Kristin Ess

Part cornrow, part Skrillex, and worn by celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Cara Delevingne (that's her above), the braided undercut may very well be the hairstyle of the summer. I was pretty sure this look was not for me—I still have nightmares about the beaded cornrows I once got on a trip to …

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Makeup Ideas: Our Favorite Sheer Lipsticks for Summer

I love bright, opaque lipstick, I really do, but I have to be honest—I rarely wear it during the summer. It's not that I don't like the look of a bold, juicy hue paired against golden, glowing skin (because I do), or that I don't know how to apply it. It's because I can't bear to have anything on …

Easy, Healthy Dinner Recipe to Make Tonight: Cream of Carrot Soup With Almond Croutons

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.<p>2. Add carrots to a large soup pot and cover with cold water, sea salt, and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water.<p>3. Meanwhile, slice bread into 1/4-inch cubes …

Saturday-Night Hair: How to Get Jessica Alba's Sexy Side-Swept Waves at Home

Side-swept hair, like Jessica Alba wore hers at this year's Kids' Choice Awards, is so fresh and fun for a night out in this gorgeous spring weather.<p>Here's how to get the look using a curling wand, hairspray, and some bobby pins. Pair with a great cocktail dress and glowy skin and you're good to go.<p>…

Recipe: Ginger-Tamari Salmon Steaks

Dr. Oz's Revitalizing Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients<p>½ cup almond or hemp milk (plain or unsweetened)<br>• ¼ cup frozen blueberries<br>• ¼ banana<br>• 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed or chia seeds<br>• ½ cup …

3 Mediterranean Diet Recipes From "Recipe Rehab"

The Mediterranean Diet has long gotten good marks in the "heart healthy" and "most effective" categories when it comes to eating well. The diet emphasizes eating lots of plant-based foods—such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts—and replacing butter with healthy fats such as …

An Easy Technique for Getting the Perfect Topknot—Whether You Prefer Sleek or Messy

A few weeks ago we asked you to tell us which topknot style you prefer—sleek or messy—and the results are in! Our YouTube viewers are overwhelmingly in favor of a messy style. Watch above for yourself and let us know if you agree!

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3 Moves to Blast That Annoying Bra Bulge

Swimsuit season is just around the corner, so I decided to whip out the ol' bikini top yesterday and see what was what. These arms, shoulders, and back haven't seen the sun for months and months and months, so it's been easy to neglect them in my workouts. But no more!<p>Christine Khuri, fitness …