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9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

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What Does Stress Have to Do With Breast Cancer

<b>Soak up some scent.</b><br>Sniffing bergamot, an essential citrus oil, can lower your blood pressure and heart rate, according to researchers. Add six to 10 drops to your bath. Don't like the smell of bergamot? Try lavender, sage, or rose.<p><b>Be a social butterfly.</b><br>Not only can brunches with your gal pals lower …

The Best New Fitness Trackers

2. <b>Jawbone UP</b><p>You can take the Jawbone UP practically anywhere—dry land or in the water! Unlike most fitness tracker technology, the water resistant Jawbone UP is designed for an all-terrain lifestyle, which makes this the perfect equipment for swimmers or triathletes. Bonus: This tracker also …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

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Learn How to Get Rid of Frizzy Hair

You might be tempted to rein frizz in by pulling your hair back, and that's not a bad instinct; it's one of the fastest ways to make locks appear smoother. That said, there's a difference between a sloppy pony and a polished, face-flattering one. Smoothing back your strands the right way ensures …

How Dieting Screws with Your Appetite—Even After You've Stopped Dieting

What this means: Dieting may have long-term consequences on your brain, leaving you in “I’m dying for junk food” mode well after you’ve given up the calorie cutting. This heightened sensitivity to high-cal foods comes independent of how hungry you are, say researchers. It's like a constant state of …

How Your Weight Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk

Plus, being overweight or obese means you're providing a host environment for cancer progression, explains Lee W. Jones, Ph.D., of the Duke Cancer Institute. "That's lots of insulin, lots of glucose, lots of inflammation—all of which conspire to speed up cancer-cell growth once a malignancy occurs."<p>…

Workout Excuses—Busted!

9 Excuses for Skipping Your Workout—Busted!<p>Does working out frequently fall off your to-do list? We’re here to help<p>Life is busy and exhausting, so the majority of the time, it’s easy to come up with a perfectly reasonable explanation for why you just can’t fit in some fitness. Ready to kick those …

When Do You See a New Date With No Makeup On?

Most Women Wait a Month to Do THIS With a New Guy<p>Hint: We’re not talking about sex here<p>Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p>Hey, we’ve all been there—trying on eight different outfits and spending 20 minutes making sure you’ve got that perfect smoky eye before a date. It’s normal to spend a little (or a lot) more …