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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 …

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Don't Let Lettuce Get in the Way of Your Salad

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: A salad that puts the lettuce on the side and leaves more room for the</i> …

55+ Pretty Flower Arrangements to Cheer Up Any Room

A few bright blooms make all the difference.<p>Learn to how to make beautiful floral centerpieces to impress guests and decorate your home. Wherever you place your flowers, these designer ideas and tricks will have 'em looking better and lasting longer than ever.

A 7 Day Detox: THIS Is How You Do It…

Relax. Before you think of punishing juice fasts and bird seed portions, you'll be pleased to know there is a safer and more doable way to undertake …

Best Tips For A Superhero Body

10 images<p>Fit, firm and curvy is the look Hollywood is loving right now. Here, the fitness guru who trains actresses for action roles shares his …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

Android Phones

Banoffee Pie from The Fat Radish Kitchen Diaries

If you’ve never heard of <b>Banoffee Pie</b>, be prepared to discover your new favorite dessert. My favorite dessert flavor combination of all time is …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Dessert

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Gardening

The best cellulite creams for smoother and firmer skin

Try out one of these to reduce dimpled skin and smooth your legs, bum, stomach, arms...<p>Let’s get one thing clear from the off – there is no magic …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

Seriously, it's never been so easy to slim down.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight is hard work. Sometimes the gym is just so far away, and that box of doughnuts is just so right there. But here's some good news for the …

Fitness

Mmm, biscuits: Southern chefs spill the secrets to fluffy, flaky, perfect homemade biscuits

Need some consolation now that summer is almost over? September happens to be National Biscuit Month—the perfect excuse to bake up a buttery, fragrant, comforting batch (or two, or three). And you don't have to be Southern, or even a professional baker, to make the fluffiest, flakiest, tastiest …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Ironing Tips And Tricks | Steam Iron Reviews - Consumer Reports News

Fighting wrinkles actually starts in your dryer. Cramming too much in it can worsen wrinkling, as can leaving items in the machine long after the …

Mini Nutella Cheesecakes - Video Recipe

Small Appliances With Large Capacities - Consumer Reports News

Refrigerators, washing machines, and pro-style ranges have been getting bigger and bigger and now we’ve noticed that small appliances are also living …

The 7 Best Exercises for Women Who Wear Heels

You'll love these feel-good moves if you wear pumps all day long.<p>There's nothing like a pair of killer heels to make you feel put-together, confident, and sexy as hell. But wearing heels day in and day out can do a number on your feet, ankles, and calves. Here's what we mean: When you wear heels, …

Muscle

5 Best Websites for Shoes at a Bargain

<b>Websites for the Shoe Obsessed</b>–Let’s face it, women love their shoes but do they love the expensive prices for a good pair? No. That’s why it’s …

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Prep Before You Paint | Exterior Paint Reviews - Consumer Reports News

It’s fine to be house proud, and nothing shows it better than a couple of coats of fresh paint. But even the toughest exterior paint will probably …

7 Facts About Cellulite You Need to Know

<b>It’s More Common in Women Than in Men</b><br>How unfair is this? Women's skin collagen is arranged in parallel rows, like pillars. This pattern lends itself to the compartmentalization of fat, which makes cellulite visible, says Schulman. Men's collagen, however, is arranged in an X-pattern. This creates …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

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10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

Apps

Take Great Photos With Tablets | Best Camera Tips - Consumer Reports News

In the auditoriums of grade schools throughout America, more and more people are taking photos and video with their iPads and other tablets. That’s …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …