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Meet the Bags That Will Be Huge This Fall

Unveiling the next season’s latest trends and market offerings is oddly satisfying for us. It not only puts a designer’s creativity and vision on …

Watching Dita Von Teese Teach You the Perfect Way to Apply Sexy Lip Color Is Positively Mesmerizing

Bare-lipped Dita alert!<p>If you love model and burlesque star Dita Von Teese as much as I do (OK, not sure if that is possible), then you're really going to love this video tutorial on how she gets her perfect vintage-inspired lip looks.<p>In the video, Dita demonstrates three looks — hot pink (using …

How This Pastry Chef Crushed Her Addiction to Sweets and Lost 85 Pounds

Kira Ottaway conquered her weight-loss goals by becoming mentally fit.<p><b>Before:</b> 215 <b>After:</b> 130<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Though I slimmed down to 170 pounds in high school, I was always overweight as a kid. After graduation, I went to school to be a pastry chef. When I got to college, I put on 20 pounds over four …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

Boost flavor and slim down at the same time with these surprising salad add-ins.<p>Ever wonder why loading up on salad doesn't always help you slim down? Despite their rep as a diet standby, salads aren't synonymous with weight loss. In fact, many of the usual add-ins don't actually offer much in the …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

Best Leg Workout for 2015 with Under Armour

Best Ab Workout for 2015 with Under Armour

10 Ways to Actually Keep Your 2015 Fitness Goals

From the editors of ELLE.com, this year will be different, right? Right!<p>For the past few weeks, we've been laying around the house munching on sweets with our families by day and <i>over-indulging</i> with our friends by night—hey, it's just that time of year. Now, it's time to regain our collective focus. …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

Working these oft-neglected muscles sculpts a killer body—and cranks your metabolism to full throttle.<p>If you're looking to melt inches off your stomach, legs, or arms, the last thing you want to do is devote all your gym time to those assets. (In case you need a reminder, spot reducing is woefully …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

12 Powerful And Inspiring Quotes From Malala Yousafzai

The 18-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner who's changing the world.

Q&A: What's the Best Workout to Blast Cellulite?

Crucial info just in time for short-shorts season<p><b>The question:</b> What can I do to get rid of my cellulite—or at least make it less visible?<p><b>The expert:</b> Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> The fact is, there's no workout in the world that magically makes cellulite …

Get a Tight Butt and Sexy Legs with Just One Move

Fair warning: You're going to fall in love with this Weekend Challenge.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women</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 …

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

How to succeed at assessment centres | Financial Times

Global businesses are looking for MBA hires who will eventually become their global leaders. But how do these businesses make sure that their talent …

The disconnect of the executive training programme | Financial Times

Many management and leadership development programmes take great satisfaction in the positive responses received from individual participants on the …

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and catching a …

8 Foods With Awesome Mood-Boosting Benefits

Prepare to rethink everything you thought about “comfort food.”<p>Who hasn’t craved something sweet or fried while seriously stressed out? The problem is, these comfort foods are not your salvation…actually, quite the opposite. These foods can make you fatigued and raise your blood sugar so you …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

The 21 Best Eyeliners For Cat-Eyes And More

Khol, liquid, gel and innovative powder formulas at every price point.<p>Eyeliner is one of those can't-live-without beauty products for its magical ability to transform the shape of any eye. With the flick of a wrist and a wash of kohl, almond eyes become doe eyes and vice versa. Here, a lineup of …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

The 9-Day Plant-Based Diet

Sure, green juices are good for you and your waist. But you can't live on them. Here, the plant-based eating plan to drop five pounds—pronto. Plus, get your nine day recipe plan, here.<p>A whole-food, plant-based diet is not vegan. Or raw. But recent research shows that it just might be the antidote …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland: Romantic Ruins

Glute Strengthening Workout

Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.<p>For the past decade, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists like me have told runners to “work your core”—the muscles of your torso that support your every move. And so many runners have added crunches and planks that …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …