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Panda Heat Change Mug

We predict this headline will cause panda-moan-ium<p>Sleeping panda mug<br>• Fill him with hot liquid to watch the panda wake up<br>• Hold him by his ears to …

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 …

Workouts

The Supereffective Body-Weight Workout

Exercise 1 Side-Kick Plie<p>To perform this glute and hip toner, stand with your feet two to three feet apart, toes turned out, then lower into a squat, elbows bent and fists in front of your chest <b>(a)</b>. Stand up and lift your right leg off the floor. Focus on your glutes, then drop your left shoulder …

Workouts

The best dumplings in Sydney

• Want to make your own? Check out our DIY dumpling guide and recipes<p>Mention to someone that you're writing a story on dumplings and they'll instantly …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Exercise 1 Narrow-Stance Goblet Squat<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell vertically in front of your chest, both hands cupping the dumbbell head <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your chest up and your core tight, sit your hips back and squat as low as you can <b>(B)</b>. Press through your heels to …

dove social media campaign

In Dove's new documentary short called Selfie, the company asks high school girls and their mothers to use these snapshots to reshape their idea of beauty: They're charged to take selfies that include the very aspects of themselves that they don't like. And at the end of the video, when the selfies …

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>

How to Burn Fat: 15-Minute Workout

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides, palms facing you <b>(a)</b>. Sit your hips back and bend your knees to lower your body as far as you can, keeping your back flat and core tight <b>(b)</b>. Press through your heels to return to start. …

Abdominal Exercises: The Waist-Cinching Workout

Exercise 1 Criss-Cross Jacks<p>Get your heart rate pumping with this variation to the standard jumping jack. Jump out to widen your feet and send your arms into a T position <b>(A)</b>, then jump in, crossing your legs and your arms <b>(B)</b>. Repeat, alternating the cross of your hands and feet. Do 20 reps.<p>Exercise …

Workouts

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

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.

Women's Health

a zipper bracelet tutorial ... ♥

Mother's Day always sneaks up on me :)<p>it's almost here, and i have a great handmade gift idea to share with you!<p>all week long, myself & the nine …

10 Tips to Capture Amazing Photographs of Birds in Flight

Birds in flight is probably the most sought after type of bird photography. Who do not wants to photograph birds in flight!<p>Today you will learn top …

7 Essential Accessories for Your First DSLR

If you read my post back in September about Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS), you know that I’m a firm believer in making smart choices about …

Cameras

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

Weekend news roundup: 14-16 December

Is Wikipedia in trouble? There's no way to know just yet, but Google has announced that it is in the process of creating a user-generated online …

Tokina introduces new 17-35mm f/4 zoom

Tokina's latest pro-spec AT-X zoom lens offers a wide 17-35mm focal length and a constant f/4 maximum aperture throughout the range.<p>The Tokina AT-X …

Get a great butt!

Hey, if people are saying your booty is too good to be true, it must mean all your hard work is paying off, right? So whether or not this photo was doctored, we know one thing—Photoshop isn't the only way to get an envy-inducing backside. Check out these amazing workouts to get a stronger, sexier …

Healthy Recipes for Your Microwave

5 Healthy Dishes You Can Make in Your Microwave<p>No one will ever guess you skipped the oven<p>Rapper Ja Rule recently announced that, after developing some serious microwave skills in prison, he plans to release an entire microwave cookbook. Ja Rule may be onto something: You can make a shocking number …

Butt Exercises That Work--Really Well!

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Start at the top of a pushup, then bend your elbows to lower yourself and shift your weight onto your forearms; your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs and glutes <b>(a)</b>. Lift one foot three inches, foot flexed <b>(b)</b>. Hold for a few seconds, then lower and …

Fitness

Women's Health

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Romanian Deadlift<p>Hold a pair of dumbbells in front of you, palms facing your thighs, feet shoulder-width apart <b>(a)</b>. Keeping your core tight and back flat, push your butt back and bend over at the hips, bending your knees slightly, as you lower the weights toward your shins <b>(b)</b>. …

Women's Health

Exercise 1 Barbell Hip Thrust<p>Sit on the floor, knees bent and feet flat on the floor, and lean your upper back against a bench; place a barbell or body bar across your hips, and hold it with both hands <b>(a)</b>. Pushing through your heels, raise your hips until your body forms a straight line from …

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.

How to craft your own Instagram photo strips

Find out how to turn your creative Instagram shots into photobooth-style photo strips.<p>With Instagram, any boring photo is only a crop, filter, and tilt-shift away from becoming a piece of art.<p>Some might argue that such laziness through filtering discourages true photographic creativity, but there's …

Mobile Photography

25 Cute DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for Kids

If you want to have the best Christmas present or birthday present that every kid will love you have to be creative and wrap it yourself. The gift …

One-Minute DIY Boot Socks Tutorial

Jenn is a wife and mother of 3 young boys in Pennsylvania. She loves boots and get so excited when it gets cold enough in the fall to finally bust …

Celebrity Workouts You Can TOTALLY Do

Itching for even MORE workouts to train like a celebrity? Check out the new <b>Women’s Health Fit Club</b> for tons of sweat-tastic exercise routines from sought-after Hollywood trainers like Simone De La Rue and Kristen McGee. Join the club today!

Morning workouts are good for you

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning<p>Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?<p>With the holiday season in full swing, your after-work schedule is about to blow up. And let's be honest, every party invite you receive is just one more night you're not going to show up …

Fitness

Flat Belly Fast—No Crunches for Stomach Sexiness!

Exercise 1 Reverse Wood Chop<p>Squat, holding a medicine ball next to your right hip <b>(a)</b>. Keep your arms straight and raise the ball up and across your body until you're standing and the ball is above your left shoulder <b>(b)</b>. Lower back to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Single-arm Lunge<p>Hold a dumbbell …