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Steep Perks: Why Drinking Tea Is Good for Your Health

The New Sports Drink<p>After plain old H2O, tea is the most popular drink on the planet. And some researchers say it's even healthier. "Tea packs more …

25 Ways To Make More Time For Exercise

A busy schedule can make it seem like you hardly have time to breath, much less workout.<p>While we know exercise has many benefits, it can still seem …

50 Ways to Kick Ass at Working Out

<b>Are your workouts feeling less than awesome lately?</b><p>Don’t worry—we <i>all</i> need a little extra motivation at times to push us to work out harder and more …

6 Ways to Feel Full Without Eating More

1 of 7<p>It’s time for your beach body to make its summer debut. That means if you’re still working off some residual chubbiness, now’s the time to up …

Lose Fat in 6 Weeks with this Workout Routine

Any successful fat loss program is going to take you out of your comfort zone, both in the gym and in the kitchen. Effective fat loss workouts are …

Exercise

How to Tone Your Abs With Paper Plates (No, Really!)

If you don't have high-tech gym equipment at home—and, let's be honest, how many of us do?—you know that it's still possible to get a kick-butt workout with exercises that don't require much equipment at all. In fact...you can MacGyver a pair of paper plates and give your abs and butt a serious …

The (15 Minute) Skinny Jeans Workout

Exercise 1 Squat, Lunge, Curl<p>Stand with your arms at your sides and squat until your thighs are parallel to the ground. Push back up to the starting position. Then take a giant step forward with your left foot and lower your body until your left thigh is parallel to the ground. Push up onto your …

Skinny Jeans

Fruit Salad with Vanilla-Apple Syrup

17<p>SHARES<p>The syrup used in this salad is a wonderful all-purpose sweetener for plain yogurt, iced tea and cocktails.<p>6Servings<p>Ingredients<p>Vanilla-Apple …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar and fat, and the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night. From driving to working at desks to watching TV, the No. 1 form of activity is sitting, …

5 Different Lunges to Try

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!<p>Your basic lunges aren’t cutting it anymore<p>Just like you shouldn't eat the same foods at every meal, you shouldn't do the same old lunges every time you work out. Sure, they're convenient and easy, but so is fast food—and you know that doesn't do your body any favors. So …

Health

Detox Foods: 8 Detox Superfoods for Fall

<b>1. Ginger</b><br>Tummy problems? Turn to ginger. Not only can this spicy root relieve your digestive system, it is loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Ginger might also boost the immune system, assisting in detoxification by promoting a healthy sweat, ridding your body of …

Do Pilates at Home

Exercise 1 Hug<p>Grab both handles, stand facing away from the anchor point, and step forward until there is enough tension on the band to hold you when you lean forward; raise your arms out to the sides, in line with your shoulders (not behind them). Keep your heels together, toes facing outward, and …

Yoga