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This Magical Cooking Hack Will Change Your Life

I can’t remember when or how I learned about cooking in parchment paper, but I do remember a sense of disbelief and cynicism. In fact, I still feel …

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

Exercise

25 Best Overnight Oats That Boost Your Metabolism

When it comes to the game of weight loss and management, metabolism is the star player.<p>Think of your metabolism like a fire. In order for it to …

22 Kettlebell Exercises That Will Kick Your Ass

Kettlebells are all bells, no whistles. Resembling a mini bowling ball with a handle, kettlebells are great for cardio, strength, and flexibility …

Workouts

7 Agility Moves That Will Make You Feel Like a Ninja

No swords necessary.<p>Moves that require major agility don't just look badass; they also crush tons of calories. And since they usually call for quick changes in direction, they can help you be faster on your feet and improve your proprioception, or your ability to know where your body is in space …

18 Great Cardio Workouts That Don't Require Running

7 Plyometric Exercises to Build Power Quickly

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just want to add some cool new tricks to your repertoire, <b>plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your</b> …

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

8 Gymnastics Moves You Must Add to Your Routine

Incorporate these exercises into your workout to improve your stamina, power, and strength

6 Moves to Get the Best Butt Ever — From Instagram's Blonde Jen Selter

With more than 1.5 million fans, @AmandaEliseLee's tips are worth following.<p>You don't get a high, tight butt by sitting on it — just ask certified fitness trainer Amanda Lee (@amandaeliselee), whose butt has amassed more than 1.5 million Instagram followers.<p>The 29-year-old didn't always have such a …

Why I Put My Wife’s Career First

The well-being of children, the status of women, and the happiness of men will depend on whether more fathers are willing to take on primary parenting roles.<p>Three years ago, my wife, Anne-Marie Slaughter, wrote in these pages about how difficult it remains for women to “have it all”—a family and a …

Fundraising

Big Oil CEO: 'A Few People Are Going To Drown'

“None of us have a great sense for where oil prices are going,” said Al Walker, CEO of Anadarko Petroleum. So for some perspective Walker talked to his friend Jim Flores, CEO of Freeport McMoRan’s oil and gas business. “I asked him,” Walker said, “Jim, where are we going?”<p>Flores’ response: “Baby, …

Oil & Gas Industry

Push-up Routines for Beginners to Advanced Levels

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Push-ups are one of the simplest, least expensive, and yet most effective exercises to build a strong upper body and midsection, …

The Move That'll Help You Get a Strong, Sculpted Back

Rock strapless, backless, and spaghetti straps like never before.<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>Barbell Row:</b> Getting toned …

An All-Squat Workout for a Lower-Body That Just Won't Quit

Get low, get low, get low, get low.<p>In case you didn't know, squats are kind of a big deal. When done right, they have the power to keep your hip joints healthy and sculpt an incredible bod. They're pretty much the ultimate move—especially when you do them in new ways.<p>Changing up the types of squats …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

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 …

The 20-Minute Workout That'll Help You Get a Dancer's Body

You'll love this strength-training workout from Julianne Hough's trainer.<p>Want to score a body like Julianne Hough's? This 20-minute workout, developed by Julianne's trainer, Astrid Swan, torches cals and keeps Ms. Hough confident on the floor. And now, it's yours: Mix it into your routine two or …

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 …

7 High-Intensity Workouts that Take 20 Minutes or LESS

Trust us—they fit into even the busiest schedules<p>We get it. On a scale of zero to 10, your motivation to work out over the holidays ranks a negative two. Plus, who has to time to squeeze in exercise during family time? The answer: you. Here's when high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

5 Steps For Getting Into Dragonfly Pose With Rina Jakubowicz

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p><b>This intricate arm balance relies on arm, core, and leg strength, balance, and spinal and hip flexibility. Miami Vinyasa and Vedanta teacher Rina Jakubowicz shows you how to warm up and take flight.</b><p>Reclined Figure Four<p><b>Start with gentle hip stretches.</b><p>Come onto your back and cross your …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

Chocolate Hamantaschen

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Recipes

The Ultimate Workout for Sexy, Sculpted Arms

Whether you’re rockin' a swimsuit, a little black dress or a tank top, you want to show off strong, lean arms. But toning your arms is more than just …

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies may sound extremely unappealing, but I can assure you they are phenomenal. You will not notice the black beans in these, I promise.<p>I put this to the test on my mother-in-law. Now, she usually turns her nose up at my healthy meals and any attempts to make things healthier, lower …

Dessert

Fried Chickpeas

6 to 8 Servings<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons smoked paprika<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 15-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed, drained, patted very dry<p>Kosher salt<p>2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine paprika and cayenne in a small bowl and …

Wild Mushroom Ragoût on Crispy Polenta with Comte Cheese

Makes 10 first-course<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Polenta<p>2 cups whole milk<p>2 cups low-salt chicken broth<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 cup polenta (coarse cornmeal)*<p>1/2 cup (packed) coarsely grated Comté cheese<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter<p>Mushroom Ragout<p>3 tablespoons butter, divided<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>1 …