Marie Grego

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29 Awesome New Ways To Style Your Natural Hair

These hairdos are elegant enough for a wedding and easy enough to wear everyday. No heat styling required.

Hairstyling

10 Things You Are Doing Wrong When You Blowdry Your Hair

It's time to break those bad habits.<p>Nothing beats walking out of the salon with a fresh blowout—it's almost a guarantee for a great day or night ahead. But why is it so hard to create such a look at home? It's not that it is impossible to get a salon-worthy style on your own, you just have to know …

4 Natural Hair Stretching Methods Explained

Stretching natural hair is not just a style technique, it can actually improve hair health by decreasing knotting. Here are four great tutorials …

How To Blow Dry Natural Hair Without Suffering Heat Damage

For most naturals keen on growing their hair, avoiding heat is a very sacred mantra. We know that blowdrying, even on a low setting, literally dries …

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

Workouts

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

'5 Ways That Quitting Sugar Changed My Life'

Sarah Wilson, author of the new book I Quit Sugar, explains what happened when she stopped eating the sweet stuff.<p>I first quit sugar back in January 2011 because of my autoimmune (AI) disease. I have Hashimoto's, and a big part of why I've stuck to the sugar-free program is that it's made such a …

Diabetes

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

Workouts

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

Workouts

The Easiest Way to Look 10 Pounds Thinner

The four-move workout that improves your posture and boosts your confidence<p>There's a good reason why your mom always told you not to slouch. Besides the instant confidence boost you get, studies show that having good posture helps alleviate back pain, strengthens your abdominal muscles, and …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>[mediaosvideo align="center" embedId="8dbf6a01-0079-4667-9e85-97dba1fff1a4" mediaId="d8061a4c-0da8-4c62-afe5-02165898b72e" size="large"][/mediaosvideo]<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up …

Workouts

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

Workouts

19 Delicious Spaghetti Dinners

Because store-bought tomato sauce isn't actually very good.

Pillsbury: Pesto Pepperoni Pinwheels

Caramel, Chocolate, and Cheese Get Along Just Fine

<i>Belle Cushing</i><p>A popover is a perfect party guest; it can handle just about any flavoring, conduct itself with poise at any meal, alongside any main. But let's see how far we can push this versatility.<p>Add cheddar cheese to the dough? Great idea; don't stop there. Dip 'em in caramel--now it's a …

3 Impressive Dishes You Can Totally Make

These meals only look like they require serious kitchen know-how<p>If your idea of cooking is whipping up a box of Annie’s Organic & Natural Mac and Cheese, we have some seriously good news for you: It doesn’t take a ton of time or effort to make something wholesome and delicious that will totally …

How to Make Chic Suede Chain Stacking Bracelets

Some girls gawk at pretty purses, others ogle at shoes in any form, but when we style stalk around Brit HQ, we’re all about the arm candy. We firmly believe no wrist should be left unadorned, so whether it’s a single eye-catching piece or a bunch of bracelets stacked up on your wrist, we’ll most …

Jewelry

How to Get Wedding-Worthy Valentine’s Day Nails From Jin Soon Choi (DIY!)

Whether you just got engaged or you want to really show off your engagement ring this Valentine's Day (it's right around the corner!), we've got just …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Try one of our 20 steamy soup slow cooker recipes to warm your belly on a frosty day.<p>Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy …

Slow Cookers

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

Workouts

Sweat It Out With This Cycling Workout

Killer playlist totally included. Get ready to get pumping<p>You may be able to sweat out a tough 45-minute group ride, but on your own that's likely less realistic. This cycling workout will keep you committed and riding hard for about 20 to 30 minutes.<p>The first step is creating a playlist with seven …

Yoga

7 Cozy Sunday Suppers

These comforting dishes are perfect for lazy winter Sundays, when you've got some time to slow down and putter around the kitchen.<p><b>Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew known as Beef Bourguignon, meat is slowly braised in a rich brown sauce until fork-tender. It takes …

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10 Slow-Cooked Recipes for a Cozy Weekend Indoors

As cooks, I feel that we have an inherent understanding of "coziness." It's a cold winter day and a pot in the oven, it's the aromas of roasted meats …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

The Up-Against-the-Wall Workout

No equipment? That’s no barrier for this routine, which just requires a simple wall<p>Exercise minimalists, rejoice: You can do this five-exercise circuit with a flat, bare wall and about three feet of floor space. If you’re concerned about scuffs, kick off your kicks so the only mark this workout …

Workouts