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Top Sneakers

<b>High Arch:</b> You may underpronate (land on the outside of your feet), which can cause too much shock to travel up your legs. Look for a neutral or cushioned shoe.<p><b>Normal Arch:</b> You probably have few foot or pronation problems. A neutral shoe is your best bet.<p><b>Flat Arch:</b> You likely overpronate (your feet …

The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods Of All Time

Time to stock up.<p>Cutting back on Ben & Jerry's and Tostitos = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and burn fat—if you're focusing on the right foods.<p>“People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups," says nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D., "or be …

Women's Health

The Right Way To Walk<p>Any movement, no matter how you do it, is better than none. But these tweaks to your stride will deliver even better benefits<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Walk Your Butt Off!<p>Just getting out and moving on your feet for 30 minutes at a time will help your health in myriad ways. But is …

Easy Exercise Ideas

The bottom line: Moving more takes very little effort but adds up throughout the day. And while short bouts of activity won’t necessarily help you lose weight or keep it off, everyone can benefit from a little more movement—especially when you can’t squeeze in a proper workout. That said, there are …

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 …

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes | Women's Health

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes<p>Easy and tasty sweet potato recipes, each with about 300 calories or less<p>Rodale Images<p>One Sweet Veggie<p>For a humble root vegetable, the sweet potato sure does have a lot going for it. The orange tuber packs 438% of your daily value of infection-fighting vitamin A and, …

HDL Cholesterol: How to Boost "Good" Cholesterol

That said, existing research shows boosting your HDL is good for heart health and may help prevent coronary disease, says Maja Zaric, MD, interventional cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and a <i>Women's Health</i> advisor. “HDL is a type of cholesterol that actually cleans the blood …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Yoga for Athletes

Exercise 1 Downward-Facing Dog<p>Get into a pushup position with your hands slightly in front of your shoulders, fingers spread wide, and feet hip-width apart; raise your hips up and back, and press your shoulders toward the floor <b>(a).</b> Keeping your left leg straight and heel on the ground, slowly bend …

Feel Better: 2-Minute Happiness Booster

These tangible reminders of positive things that happened in the past may help you feel happier in the present, says Alice Good, PhD, the lead author of the study. Hey—it can’t hurt to give it a shot and pull up your profile the next time you have a bad day at work.<p><b>TELL US</b>: What little tricks do …

Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am

You already know what a difference a bowl of healthy oatmeal makes: It warms you up, fills you up, and pumps you up like no other breakfast food. Studies suggest that this overachiever can also help prevent obesity, diabetes, and heart attacks. And that's just the plain stuff. What happens when you …

The Health Benefits Of Eggs Revealed

Eggs keep your peepers peeping <br>Egg yolks are also high in lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that have been shown to ward off macular degeneration--so you'll still be able to eyeball hotties from afar when you're 80.<p>An omelet a day can shrink your waist<br>Louisiana State University system …

Diabetes: Do You Know Your Risk?

In 2010, one in three people in the U.S. aged 20 or older had prediabetes, meaning that their blood glucose levels were abnormally high and that they faced a higher risk of getting diabetes. What’s worse: Only 11 percent of the people with prediabetes knew they had the condition, according to a new …