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The Truth About Calorie Counts and Your Waistline

They might not work as well as you think. Here's why<p>You would think that seeing the words "500 calories" next to a juicy cheeseburger would help you resist your craving—but you would be wrong. Researchers found almost no difference in fast-food visits or calories consumed before and after mandatory …

Nutrition

The Amazing 3-Minute Warmup

Exercise 1 Cross-Over Jumping Jacks<p>Stand with your feet more than hip-width apart and your arms straights out to your sides at shoulder height <b>(A)</b>. Simultaneously cross your arms in front of your chest and jump your right leg in front of your left <b>(B)</b>. Quickly reverse to return to start. Repeat, …

At Home Exercise Equipment

<b>A Hand Towel</b><br>All you need to give your bodyweight routine an extra boost is one of these. Need proof? Try the 15-Minute Anytime, Anywhere Workout.<p><b>Cans of Soup or Sauce</b> <b><br>"</b>It's essentially the same thing as using lighter dumbbells," says Wolin. One of her exercise suggestions? Front Shoulder Raises: …

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.<p>When it comes to catching more Zzz’s, you know the drill: Nix late-night caffeine, turn your bedroom into an oasis, and ban all electronics at least an hour before bed. Yet instead of snoozing, here you are once again, counting your ceiling tiles (there …

Safe Sex to Prevent STDS

Also disturbing: About the same percentage of participants had condom-less sex, regardless of whether or not they'd had the STD talk, says lead study author Margo Bennett Mullinax, M.P.H., a project coordinator at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion and an associate instructor in the department …

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<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 Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

Music

Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

<b>2. The Line Lift</b><br>Stuck in line at the store? Use the time to practice your balance. Lift one foot slightly off the floor and see how long you can stand on one leg, then try the other. Since you have to clench your abs as you do this, you’ll be getting a mini core workout as you wait.<p><b>3. The Phone</b> …

Healthy and Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

7 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes<p>No need to slave over the stove for hours tonight—just grab a crock pot instead<p>Too busy to cook? Then you <i>need</i> a slow cooker. Just throw a few ingredients in the crock-pot, let them cook while you're at work or out and about, and dinner's ready when you are. Not sure …

How to Get Soft Lips

7 Tips for Super-Soft Lips—Even in Cold Weather<p>Cold-proof your pout with these expert tricks<p>Love crisp fall weather but hate how it dries out your lips? Don’t worry, we’ve got the fix. We consulted <i>Women’s Health</i> beauty editor Jill Percia for her best tricks to keep your pout super kissable all …

How to Rebound From Overeating

These tips should help you resume your healthy habits ASAP—because weight maintenance (and loss!) is way more about the decisions you make over time than it is about one random binge-fest.<p><b>Have Breakfast</b><br>Even if you wake up feeling full and sluggish from all that fill-in-the-blank you ate the night …

How to Stay Fit While You Travel

<b>Go on a hike to Terminal B</b> <br>Flight delayed? Take a brisk walk around the airport, says Monica Nelson, American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer. Plus, your bag probably weighs a ton.<p><b>Stretch post-flight</b> <br>After a long trip, your muscles tend to be tighter than ever. When you get to your …

Unhealthy Hangover Cure

The Hangover Cure That ISN’T Healthy<p>This common remedy is doing more damage than you think<p>Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p>You’re going to want to think twice before taking Tylenol to help alleviate a nasty hangover. Combining acetaminophen and alcohol increases your risk of kidney disease, according to a …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Is It Truly Possible to Be Healthy at Any Size?

Find out what new science has to say on the subject<p>We’re the first to tout the fit at any size philosophy—the idea that you can be heavier than the charts advise, but in otherwise good health (and, by the same token, you can be within the recommended weight range, but unhealthy). You definitely …

Diabetes

The Symptoms of PMS

In the meantime, your ovaries ramp up estrogen production. The hormone signals the lining of your uterus to start building a suitable home for an embryo.<p><b>In the next two weeks</b><br>As the uterus builds up tissue and blood supply, your ovaries unleash the key pregnancy-supporting hormone progesterone. Your …

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Do You Have to Ditch Alcohol to Lose Weight?<p>Miranda Lambert didn’t—but was it a smart decision?<p>DFree/Shutterstock.com<p>Country singer Miranda Lambert recently unveiled a sexy, slimmer figure that looks like she did a lot of hard work to achieve it—but she didn’t go cold turkey on <i>everything</i> to reach …

Guy Next Door Video: Virtual Display of Affection

To find out, Clint Carter, <i>Women's Health's</i> Guy Next Door, recruited a bunch of men and asked them when it's all right—and definitely not all right—to get affectionate on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Watch the video to find out what they had to say.<p>Get more love advice and dating tips from …

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 …

Reasons Your Skin is Oily

<b>Your Menstrual Cycle</b><br>Not so surprising, right? "Every month your body is going through a regular cycle of hormone production," says Zeichner, "and as those hormones wax and wane, they can stimulate your oil glands." So <i>that</i> explains those pre-period acne bouts!<p><b>Stress</b><br>We’re talking both the emotional …

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Treadmill Workouts

<b>Shake Up Your Warm-Up</b><br>A standard treadmill warm-up lasts five minutes. The thing is, walking briskly can get boring fast. To challenge yourself from the get-go, open up your hips, and (bonus!) target your inner thigh muscles, alternate between walking forward, backward, and sideways. <b><br>Try it:</b> For a …

Career Advice for Millennials

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar<p>Tired of the bad rap millennials get? Overcome it with these tips from career expert Dan Schawbel<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. …

6 Ways to Wear Leather Skirts, Dresses, Pants and More

Aaron Richter<p>Glossy Panels Liven Up the Standard Shift Dress<p><b>Bailey44</b> dress, $284, zappos.com; <b>Won Hundred</b> boots, <b>Jonathan Adler</b> bag, <b>Lauren Ralph Lauren</b> scarf, <b>R.J. Graziano</b> cuff<p>Aaron Richter<p>A Leather Jacket is the Perfect Piece for Adding Some Edge<p><b>Two by Vince Camuto</b> jacket, $139, vincecamuto.com;</b> …

Signs You're Crazy About Running

25 Signs You're Crazy About Running<p>Sign #1: You just got REALLY excited to read this<p>It’s not about the number of miles you’ve logged or races you’ve completed. The running bug can bite 5-K finishers just as hard as marathoners. But it’s not a bad thing—in fact, lacing up on the reg can boost your …

What's Best for Weight Loss: Cardio or Strength Training?

An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time<p><b>The question:</b> To lose weight, should I spend my gym time doing more cardio or more strength training?<p><b>The expert:</b> Personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T.<p><b>The answer:</b> It depends what you mean by "lose weight." If you are in an epic …

Exercise

Smart Pizza Choices

The Day-Before-Thanksgiving Diet Wrecker<p>You're already claiming Thursday as your cheat day. Avoid this diet mistake so you don't REALLY go overboard this week<p>The fourth Wednesday of the month—aka, the day before Thanksgiving—is one of the biggest pizza-ordering days of the year, according to the …

Foam Roller Benefits

<b>The answer:</b> It's not so much the foam rollers <i>themselves</i> that are so great. It's the fact that using them loosens up all of your muscles so the <i>other</i> exercises you do are more effective as a result. "Most of my clients come into the gym, sign in, and go directly to the weight room, cardio machines, …

How Traveling Screws With Your Skin

7 Ways Traveling Screws With Your Skin<p>And how to deal…so you don't look like a hot mess in those holiday photos<p>You may be jetting off for a vacation, but your skin is in for a serious <i>lack</i> of TLC. Between super-dry flights and anxiety-induced breakouts, traveling can be hell on your face. Check out …

Oatmeal Can Help You Lose Weight

The Best Cereal for Weight Loss<p>Not only does it stop cravings, but it’s also totally delicious<p>Thinkstock.com<p>Oatmeal has been trendy with foodies and celebs for a while now, thanks in part to its rep as a low-fat, high-protein superfood. But here's another reason to boil some water and make yourself …

How to Take Amazing Food Pics

Websites such as Jezebel, USA Today, and the Huffington Post all covered Stewart's pics, posting tweets from people mocking her poor food photography skills. While her Twitter feed shows you how <i>not</i> to snap a food pic, don't let it discourage you from posting your own. Just try these tricks to make …

One Time You SHOULDN’T Have Sex

Safety concerns aside, stress sex doesn't always come with great side effects. Women who reported higher desire when stressed or anxious also had a stronger tendency to engage in sexual behavior they later regretted. And that regret was obviously associated with feeling worse post-sex.<p>So does that …