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10 Weird Beauty Tricks That Really Work

At our office, we’re always hearing of ridiculous beauty tricks that sound too good (or crazy) to be true, but there’s no better feeling than making …

Best Running Songs: The Best Playlist for a Long Run

The Best Playlist for a Long Run<p>Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Dirima/Shutterstock<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the …

Music for Cycling: Our Awesome Cycling Playlist and Workout

<b>1. BPM 100-110</b><br>Superstition<br>STEVIE WONDER (about five minutes)<br>This is your warm-up. Keep the resistance low (around 20 percent of your total power output, or a two out of 10 effort level) and stay seated: You're enjoying yourself without pushing. Muscles start to unlock, shoulders are relaxed, and …

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Lean Legs, Tight Tush

What to Expect Three days a week, do two or three sets of this routine, resting for 60 seconds between each exercise. Shorten your break time (or get rid of it completely!) to increase the challenge even more.<p>GET STARTED<p>* Watch the video and learn how to do the exercises<p>* Download a printable …

Carbs to Avoid

When trying to get a flat belly, make sure to beware of these bad carbs<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Replace regular soft drinks with unsweetened sparkling water

10 Foods Proven to Burn Fat

Get Amazing Abs at Womenshealthmag.com

That's why this eating and exercise plan — which I call The Abs Diet — is different and especially suited to women, whether you want to tighten your tummy, slim down your thighs and butt, or gain precious energy.<p>The meal plan isn't about deprivation; it's about building your diet around healthy …

The Best Cardio Workouts

STATIONARY BIKE<p><b>Your Form</b> <b><br>The mistake:</b> The seat is too low or too high. A low seat fatigues the legs and stresses knees. Set it too high and your hips rock from side to side, which is inefficient. <b><br>The fix:</b> Adjust the seat, people! Sit on the seat and place your heel in the middle of the pedal, where …

Is Your Gut Bacteria Making You Fat?

Coveting celebrities' body parts is nothing new. We pine for Zooey Deschanel's big blue eyes, and Sofia Vergara's dangerous curves, but there's one …

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My Favorite Winter Smoothie: Guest Blogger

<i>At first glance, you might think that Kathy Ong’s Beauty Palette blog is just your average beauty blog</i><i>—</i><i>but you’d be wrong. The underlying theme</i> …

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Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

Best Workout Songs

It’s smart to sync your sweat sessions to an upbeat soundtrack: music can inspire you to work out at a higher intensity, distract you from the extra effort, and help you relax, according to a 2007 review of 15 studies on the effects of music on exercise.<p>To make the most of your workouts, lace up …

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How To Do a Sock Bun

We already showed you how to create big, beautiful buns. While the DIY <b>sock bun</b> may seem intimidating, it's actually one of the easiest—and …

6 Small Things You Can Do to Get Flawless Skin

Sometimes it feels like no matter what you try—masks, topical treatments, buzzy new face-scrubbing tools—you just can’t score a blemish-free face. We know how tough it can be to pinpoint exactly what’s causing that nasty flareup, which is why we asked Linda Stephenson, founder of standout skincare brand Mèreadesso, for her best tips on getting a gorgeous complexion.<p>Not only is Stephenson a longtime veteran of the cosmetics industry, she also holds degrees in chemistry, biology, <i>and</i> botany! She …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …

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