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The Biggest and Sparkliest Celebrity Engagement Rings Ever

5 Tips for Scoring College Scholarships

If you’re a high school senior or a college student looking for scholarships to help fund the cost of school next year, now is the perfect time to …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Lose Weight and Gain Strength, Energy, and Stamina by November!

Next Monday, we're kicking off a four-week training plan with celebrity trainer David Kirsch. Here's what you need to know to get in on the action—and results.<p>Labor Day has passed, and my daughters are already looking at possible Halloween costumes. Wasn't it yesterday that we were slathering on …

11 Amazing Fall Books to Add to Your Reading List

So many new deliciously good reads out this season!<p>You may not be hitting the beach anymore this year, but that doesn't mean your reading days should fade away with the last hint of summer. In fact, there are tons of great new books coming out this season—some highly anticipated titles from big …

Shopping Tips and Tours in Paris

I'm thinking that Chloe Johnston has the best job, like, ever.<p>As the founder of CJ Tours, she organizes shopping tours in Paris (repeat: <b>shopping tours in Paris</b>) that give visitors an authentic retail peek into one of the world's chicest cities. People can sign up for group tours based around …

Your 10-K Run-Walk Training Plan

A totally doable way to tackle your upcoming race<p>So you've signed up for a 10-K? Now you need somewhere to start. Meet the run-walk technique, a mix of timed running and walking intervals. It's perfect for 10-K training, says Jenny Hadfield, running coach and author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>.<p>We know …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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 …

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Time crunched? This 5-minute circuit makes the most of a quick fit hit<p>A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> …

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 …

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Downtown Dallas' historic West End Marketplace eyed by developers for new hotel

One of the largest and most prominent buildings in downtown Dallas’ West End entertainment district has been closed for more than seven years.<p>The …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

8 Cleaning Tricks for Keeping Your Kitchen Spotless

Tackle this much-used room's toughest spots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).<p>Tackle the tough spots on your countertops, floors, and pots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).

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This Busy Mom Of 4 Lost 115 Pounds. Now She Looks Better Than She Did In High School

DJ Gray was a stress eater. Discover how she overhauled her diet and exercise routine, and went from 240 to 125 pounds<p><b>Name:</b> DJ Gray <b>Age:</b> 37 <b>Hometown:</b> Lilly, Pennsylvania <b>Before Weight:</b> 240 <b>After Weight:</b> 125<p>DJ Gray was an emotional eater. Crushed by the pressure of running a daycare business and working …

The Gym Equipment Personal Trainers Swear By—And How to Use It On Your Own

Get ready to work out like a pro<p>What’s the cost of one workout? If you hire a personal trainer, it’s not just sore muscles: The average trainer charges $26 an hour, according to an American Council on Exercise survey—which means just three workouts a week could set you back more than $4,000 a …

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …