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Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Exercise 1 Split squat with overhead press<p>Grab a pair of 8- or 10-pound dumbbells. Stagger your stance into a wide step, one foot forward and one back with hips squared, and hold the weights just above your shoulders, elbows close into your sides <b>(A)</b>. Leaning forward ever so slightly, bend both your …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Here's how it works: For each exercise, do as many reps as you can in 60 seconds. Make sure you're using perfect form. Doing it right once is better than doing it wrong twice!<p>After you've done one circuit (that's all the moves, back to back), rest for a minute or two to catch your breath. Then …

6 Weeks to Bootcamp Fit: Week 5 Strength Circuit Workout

Exercise 1 Dive Bomber Push Up<p>Begin in plank position with hands slightly wider than shoulder-width and legs extended. Press back to Downward Facing Dog with hips high <b>(A)</b>. Keeping spine neutral and hips elevated, bend elbows and lower head towards floor, gliding chest forward <b>(B)</b>. Tuck butt and back …

'I Never Knew I Could Love My Body'—How One Woman Lost 50 pounds

<b>The Change</b><br>Weight-related illnesses run in Yasmine's family: Her father suffered a heart attack, and her grandmother developed diabetes. But Yasmine had other reasons to shape up, too. "I was fed up with how I looked—I really didn't believe I was beautiful," she says. "And if I wanted to switch jobs …

4 Kale Chips Recipes

<b>How to make them:</b> Preheat oven to 300°F. On a lined baking sheet, space out 1 cup packed, dry kale leaves (stems discarded). Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with seasonings, and massage into leaves. On the top or middle rack, bake for 20 minutes, until crisp, rotating the pan and switching racks (top to …

Your Weekend Grocery List

<b>2. Kale:</b> Kale is nothing shy of a superfood for its performance in the kitchen and in our bodies. This leafy green is an excellent source of folate, fiber, and carotenoids, which on their own have been shown to protect us from certain types of cancers. From salad greens, to a tasty dip, to a simple …

Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.<p>Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.<p>Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for …

Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

Joy Wilson, aka "Joy the Baker", came up with this vegan delight in her new cookbook, <i>Joy the Baker Cookbook</i>. It's such an ingenious recipe that it will even fool the most committed carnivore (<i>me</i>) into believing it includes butter and eggs.<p>Why?<p>"Avocado is like a secret weapon when it comes to …

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes | Women's Health

<b>Broccoli and feta pasta sauce</b> <br>Cut and steam 2 cups broccoli; set aside. In a non-stick frying pan, drizzle one tablespoon of olive oil and cook ½ onion, chopped, and 2 cloves of garlic, minced, until they soften. Add broccoli and cook until onions are translucent. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. …

10 Protein-Packed Lunches to Help You Burn More Calories | Women's Health

Pack a serving of these light-and-easy Paleo stuffed peppers for lunch. You can dice the peppers and serve them atop a bed of greens for a nutrient-packed meal that will keep you energized throughout the day. <i><br>Per serving: 32 grams of protein and 285 calories</i><p><b>Vegan Spiced Lentils and Quinoa</b><p>This …

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 …

Standing Flat-Abs Workout

<b>1. Dumbbell Side Bend</b> (need two 5- to 10-lbs dumbbells) <b><br>2. Standing Core Stabilization</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell) <b><br>3. Bow Extension</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell) <b><br>4. Reverse Dumbbell Chop</b> (need one 5- to 10-lbs dumbbell)<p>Can't get enough abs exercises? Check out 10 abs exercises better than …

Sculpt a Knockout Body

Exercise 1 Pushup-Position Alternating Dumbbell Raise<p>Start in a pushup position, legs extended and feet more than shoulder-width apart, with each hand resting on a dumbbell directly under your shoulders <b>(a)</b>. Brace your core, then raise a weight in front of you to shoulder height, keeping your hips …

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9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique<p>Pilates doesn’t just tone your muscles. If you do the right moves, it’s also a great way to burn calories. Ready to start sweating? Try these nine amazing exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>.<p><i>Adapted from</i> The Women’s Health Big Book of …

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Six Communication Tricks That Will Get Your Kids to Cooperate

As the parent of a preschooler, I often notice myself feeling frustrated and asking myself, “Why won’t she cooperate?!” If you have a young child at …

Keep Kids Entertained in the Back Seat with a Shoe Organizer

If you're heading out for a long road trip, it's important to keep the kids mollified in the backseat, and an over the door shoe organizer is perfect …

Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

<i>It isn’t hard to get started running, but once you get into the swing of things, it’s easy to injure yourself or ignore little things that make you a</i> …

Burpee How-To: The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

<b>Step 1:</b> While standing with your feet hip-width apart, squat down and place your hands on the floor in front of you, palms down.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Jump your feet back, arms extended, so your body is long and symmetrical in a plank position.<p><b>Step 3:</b> Pull your legs back under you so you’re back in a squat …

10 simple weight loss tips

Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs, is trying to change the meaning of the phrase, "Treat yo'self."<p>Most people treat themselves by indulging in a gallon of ice cream or by lounging around the house, watching TV. Blatner wants "treat yourself" to mean …

Kids with family routines more emotionally, socially advanced | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who sing, tell stories and eat dinner with their families tend to be emotionally healthier and better adjusted socially than kids who don’t have such routines, a recent study has found.<p>Researchers examined the number of daily routines that more than 8,500 …

10 Answers to Your Biggest Fitness Questions

<b>Q: What are the biggest mistakes people make at the gym?</b><br>A: The biggest mistake people make at the gym is not understanding how to use the equipment. They perform exercises improperly and end up injuring themselves. So don't be afraid to ask a professional how to use the equipment! [And while you're …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Real-Life Health and Weight Loss

<i>Note: This post has been edited since publishing, and I apologize that I had to slap unsightly watermarks over most of the before and after photos.</i> …