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17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

6 New Reasons to Eat Almonds

And okay, #7: They taste amazing.<p>Nutritionists are having a love affair with almonds. Next week at the American Society of Nutrition annual meeting, researchers are set to present six new studies on the health benefits of noshing on almonds.<p>Patience isn't our strongest virtue, so we got a peek at …

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

You may never use it to make muffins again.<p>Chances are, you use your muffin tin pretty infrequently—and probably only to bake muffins or cupcakes. But the pan is actually quite versatile; put it to good use with these creative ideas from some of our favorite food bloggers:<p><b>Whip Up Meatloaf …

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 …

How to Make Your Own Almond Milk at Home

The DIY version really isn't difficult—we promise!<p>You know your friend who looks good in pretty much everything she tries on? Well, almonds <i>taste</i> good in pretty much everything you put them in—including, of course, milk! Plus, almond milk's got calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D, and the antioxidant …

11 Tips for Voluminous, Healthy Hair

Even if you weren't born with fine hair, you might notice your ponytail looking leaner as you get older. Plump your locks with these easy pointers<p>Hair is the one part of our body most of us wish were a little fatter. And while some women are born with thin hair, many will develop it over time. …

The Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage

Stop everything and try this now—your bond will thank you<p>No, it isn't compromise, unconditional love, or an even split of the household chores (although those probably wouldn't hurt). It turns out, the key to a long and happy marriage is sex, according to a recent study in <i>The Journal of</i> …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

10 Foods That Make You Look Tired

Lay off them to look more awake, instantly<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>When we’re getting ready in the morning, it’s all we can do to apply concealer and highlighter just perfectly so that our dark under eye circles are sufficiently hidden. With busy lives and impossibly long days, looking …

4 Breakfast Mistakes That Are Making You Gain Weight

Watch out for these four a.m. meal traps<p>You already know that eating breakfast can help you slim down. But just because you are (hopefully!) making a concerted effort to rise and dine doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want when you wake up—sorry, but calories still count before noon. So we …

5 Ways to be a Faster and Happier Runner

Chi Running is catching on—find out more about the Tai Chi-inspired technique<p>Despite unseasonably warm temps in the northeast, fall marathon season is upon us. And for those gearing up for the New York City Marathon on November 3, you’ve probably already logged most of your key training runs. At …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

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 …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

15 Minute Workout: Sculpt a Knockout Body

The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>You may have zero desire to step inside a cage and brawl like a UFC fighter, but it couldn't hurt to train like one. These guys (women, too!) are lean, …

How to Make Healthy and Scrumptious Homemade Pizza

3 Tbsp ground flaxseeds1 can chickpeas (15 oz), drained and rinsed1 1/2 cups chickpea flour2 tsp garlic powder, divided1/2 tsp salt2 tsp olive oil1/4 cup tahini2 Tbsp lemon juice1/2 cup curly kale, finely chopped1 cup sliced grape tomatoes1/2 red onion, sliced1/2 cup feta cheese<p>Preheat oven to …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

10 Answers to Your Biggest Fitness Questions

Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue answered your questions in a live Facebook chat. Here's what she had to say.<p>Got questions about fitness? Allow our <i>WH</i> Fit Club celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue to help. We chatted with the celebrity fitness guru in a live Facebook chat, and she was …

The 8 Healthiest Condiments

Use these low-cal accoutrements to boost the flavor in any dish.<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you rely on cheese, bottled salad dressings, and other fatty condiments for flavor, look to these healthier options for fresh inspiration. These picks offer incomparable nutritional value and …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

February Favorites: Food + Fun.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 2, 2014 33<p>This butter dish. I’ve been looking for a butter dish for at least a year and haven’t had luck finding anything I love. …

How to Make Bread Pudding Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: If you have bread and a touch of creativity, you're only a hop, a skip, and a jump away from bread pudding</i> …

The Best Non-Dairy Options to Milk

Cow’s milk reigns supreme, but if you have to opt for an alternative, find out which non-dairy variety will do your body good<p>Got milk? Not anymore.<p>In the latest sign that milk is losing the marketing battle to dairy alternatives, the industry announced that it would trade in its 20-year-old …

5 Ways to Get Stronger Than Everyone Else

Gain massive strength by mastering this classic muscle-building move<p>The deadlift is a rock star. It's famous for building total-body muscle and strength, and boosting power. It's one of the best exercises for targeting the powerful muscles of your posterior chain, like your glutes, and hamstrings. …