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25 Three Bedroom House/Apartment Floor Plans

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Jeremy Gamelin<p>A three person family who wants the flexibility of the guest room would be perfectly suited to this layout, which also …

The Crazy-Basic—But Super-Effective—Exercise You MUST Try Now

It’s the perfect move for the winter months!<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Skier Swing:</b> This exercise is …


The Super-Quick Fat-Burn Workout

Exercise 1 Lunge Run<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>. Step back and lower into a reverse lunge, then pump your arms like you're running for three to five seconds, keeping your core tight <b>(b)</b>. Press through your front heel to return to standing, then quickly repeat on the …

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7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

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6 Exercises for Getting Fit and Sexy Fast

These moves are body-sculpting—and fun!<p>Want to bust a move? Anna Kaiser, owner of AKT In Motion, designed a total-body circuit that'll get your heart pumping—and maybe even make you want to shake your groove thing. All of the exercises in the video below are dance-like and will help you boost your …


Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

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Kill It in Your Cocktail Dress with This Arm Workout

Exercise 1 Close Hands Pushup (Superset #1)<p>Begin at the top of a pushup position with your hands placed directly under your shoulders. Keep your feet together and your midsection contracted and braced <b>(A)</b>. Maintain a long body from head to toe, and lower down by bending your elbows until your torso …

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8 Moves That Will Help You Stay Fit for Life

Fire up your muscle memory so you can return from a fitness hiatus FAST.<p>Shutterstock<p>Have you heard of the super-cool phenomenon called muscle memory? The idea behind the concept is that you can train your body to maintain a physiological blueprint. It means that, even if you take a break from your …


Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back<p>Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be …


6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

<i>Get the tutorial at Hair Romance.</i><p><b>Hippie Braids</b><br>Boho braids are the epitome of summer style, and this look is so versatile, you can still wear it into fall, no problem. Best of all, it doesn't require any super-complicated braids—your skills definitely will suffice.<p><i>Get the tutorial at Barefoot Blonde.</i><p>…


Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

Have fun with your brekkie and experiment with oats in the morning. Here's 10 ideas to get you started

Change of a Dress: Fun & Flirty Dresses to Wear to Your Reception

The ceremony is over, the formality of the day is starting to fade…and many brides are opting to don something new now that it’s time to kick up their heels! If you’re thinking of switching into a fun and flirty dress for your reception, here are some of our favorite ideas…<p><b>1. Feathers.</b><p><i>DB Studio</i> …


21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.<p>There's no reason to cut snacking out of your life just because you're trying to shed belly flat—but you <i>do</i> have to be smart about it. The saying "abs are made in the kitchen" exists for a reason. Enhance your efforts at the gym with …

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4 Moves to Power Up Your Yoga Practice

If you thought you couldn't combine yoga poses and strength-training exercises, you thought wrong.<p>You don't have to be <i>just</i> a yoga person or <i>just</i> a weight-lifting person. In fact, the best thing for your body is to work a healthy dose of both into your gym schedule.<p>The routine below takes that …


The Best Exercise for Better Posture

<b>Learning the Basic Move</b> <br>The standard version is done using a heavy barbell or dumbbells—you'll be able to lift more (read: get stronger) with a barbell, but a total weight of 20 pounds is a good place to start, regardless of what you're lifting. Begin with feet a comfortable width apart, somewhere …

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4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

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3 Exercises for When You're Really Freaking Sore

When choosing an activity for your active recovery, pick one that gets you moving but isn't so challenging that you risk breaking down your muscle tissue even more, says Cosgove. This means that if jogging is easy for you, go on a jog. If you think that might be too strenuous, take a nice, long …


Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

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Create Some Color: 30 DIY Projects for Labor Day Weekend

The three-day weekend is here! Although Labor Day usually heralds the start of fall, fight it off for a few more days with these fun and bright …

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 …


4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.


These 18 Culinary School Recipes Will Save You $40,000 in Tuition

Master these 18 classic culinary school recipes, from beef stock to roast chicken, and you'll save yourself $40,000 in tuition<p><b>Culinary school can do wonders</b> for those looking to break into the world of professional cooking—but with some programs costing upwards of $40,000, it's also <i>way</i> more …


97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …


Does Walking Home From Work Make Up For Missing a Workout?

Probably not, says celebrity trainer Brett Hoebel, creator of the <i>20 Minute Body</i> and nutrition expert on <i>The Biggest Loser</i>. No matter what little things you do throughout the day, he says, they likely won't have the same type of impact as the work you'd do at the gym. That's not to say that you</i> …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …


The 5-Minute Fat Blaster Workout

Pumped and ready to go? Follow along with <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, as she takes you through the total-body, metabolic workout:<p><b>Here are the moves you'll be doing:</b><br>1. Squat to Press<br>2. Pushup Row<br>3. Wide Squat Thruster<br>4. Cross-Body Mountain …


Get Better Posture With 5 Easy Moves

When it comes to fitness, we all talk a lot about cardio and strength training while ignoring a huge part of overall health—flexibility. Stretching …


Five-Minute Abs Workout Video

And for tons more super efficient, total-body toning workouts, definitely pick up a copy of Jen's book, <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>.<p><i>*Video shot, produced, and edited by Jen Weaver,</i> Women's Health <i>associate video editor.</i>


5 New Ways to Get More Protein in Your Salads

<b>Shrimp</b><br>Three or four large grilled shrimp contain 18 grams of lean protein, plus lots of omega-3 fatty acids. Shrimp's mild flavor means it goes with pretty much any kind of salad greens or other add-ins, no matter how strong or bitter the flavor.<p><b>Feta Cheese</b><br>Hard cheeses can be calorie-dense, but …

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