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5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

Skip the Squats and Do These 15 Booty-Sculpting Moves Instead

View On One Page<p>ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>Start Slideshow<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>Squats have their place in strength training, but there are plenty of other butt …

These Are the Moves For Insanely Cut Abs

View On One Page<p>ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>Start Slideshow<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>According to celeb trainer Gunnar Peterson, the secret to awesome abs is "working …

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 …

Muscle

The Lower-Body Toning Circuit

Get a leg up with this no-aerobics step routine<p>If you still associate aerobic steps with leotards and leg warmers, these tough lower-body toning moves will give you a new perspective, FAST. To do this six-exercise circuit, you'll want a stack of steps (or, in a pinch, a stable bench) that's about …

Workouts

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Goblet Squat

Take your squats to a whole new level<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 them, and</i> …

Workouts

7 Workouts for a Great Rear View—No Butt Job Required!

Butt augmentations are on the rise. We much prefer these butt-sculpting workouts<p>Ever since Beyoncé (and don't forget Kelly and Michelle) first sang the praises of a bootylicious backside, women have been vying for ways to turn their pancake butts into something a little more… filling. The …

Workouts

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

Workouts

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Primal Pushup

Get your heart pumping without any workout gear!<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 them,</i> …

Exercise

The Ultimate Boot-Camp Workout

Get toned fast—military-style<p>Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed! <b>Week …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Reach-Out Pushup

This slight pushup tweak works your muscles harder than ever<p>Join the 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> …

Workouts

6 Delicious New Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

They may look intimidating to make, but this leafy green veggie is actually a snap to prepare

Healthy Eating

The First Thing You Should Do When You Get To The Gym

Warm up like this for amazing results<p><b>The question:</b> "I keep hearing about foam rollers. Why are they so great?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Josh Feldman, a certified personal trainer and fitness manager at Crunch Fitness in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> It's not so much the foam rollers <i>themselves</i> that are so great. It's …

Exercise

Judge Orders California Sriracha Factory to Halt Odor-Making Operations

It might be a good idea to stockpile Sriracha, because a judge in California has ordered the <b>Huy Fong Foods Sriracha</b> hot sauce plant in Irwindale, CA to cease any operations that cause irritating odors following a lawsuit filed by the city. The <i>LA Times</i> reports that the judge ruled in favor of the …

15 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

Don't care what anyone says. Pumpkin makes everything better.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new shop, Provisions.

Government-Funded Study Reveals Vaccine Weakness

A study completed by scientists at the US Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) may have identified one of the weaknesses in our vaccine defense against pertussis.<p>Study author Jason Warfel and colleagues at the US FDA used baboons to examine how protective the acellular pertussis vaccine really is, …

Squash Recipes for Fall

7 OMG Squash Recipes<p>If you like squash now, you’ll love it even more after you try these seriously tasty dishes<p>If roasted squash soup or butternut squash ravioli with sage brown butter doesn’t take you to your autumn happy place, well, then, you must not like fall. For everyone else, you’ll love …

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

Workouts

Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

Common Cold

Your Boobs Age Faster Than You Do—How to Deal

If your girls could talk, they’d tell you that they could use a little more TLC

Women's Health

Dragon Fruit Health Benefits Are Only Surpassed By Their Beauty

When trying to eat healthy, monotony is the enemy. Instead of that same old apple, reach for a stranger, prettier, nutrient-richer fruit: Dragon fruit.<p>Here's what you need to know about the fruit that should be at the top of your shopping list this weekend.<p>First of all, dragon fruit is beautiful. …

11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

7 Major Pilates Moves for All-Over Toning

Brooke Siler, author of The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, created this genius do-anywhere routine<p>Brooke Siler, renowned instructor and author of <i>The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates</i>, created this genius Pilates-at-home routine using workout bands to mimic machines found in top studios. The …

Yoga

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Healthy Eating

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Skin Care

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

11 Delicious Apple Treats

How do you like them apples? (Spoiler alert: They’re amazing)<p>Pie. Cake. Strudel. Tart. If you can name it—and you can make it with apples—we’ve got a great recipe for it. So hit the orchard (or the supermarket), and then head this way for autumn apple deliciousness…<p>Homestyle Apple Pie<p>America's …

Dessert