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The Best Breakfast for Weight Loss

Chowing down heartily in the AM might be the key to losing weight<p>There’s a new reason to eat breakfast—and to make it a big one. Eating half your daily calories in the morning might help you lose weight more efficiently, according to new Israeli research published in the journal <i>Obesity</i>.<p>For the …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

3 Steps to Taming Static Flyaways

No dryer sheets? No problem. Here are better ways to tame electro-charged flyaways<p>Tote a box of dryer sheets? Yeah, that's about as practical as stilettos in a snowstorm. Here are better ways to tame electro-charged flyaways.<p><b>Consider Your Hair Type</b>Static tends to be a straight-hair issue. "Curls …

Hair

A Chewy, Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie That’s Just 106 Calories

Because you know you want one…<p>Really craving a chocolate chip cookie right about now…but don’t want to go AWOL on your resolution to eat better in 2014? We have the perfect solution for you: these slimmed-down chocolate chip cookies from Anjali Shah, a certified health coach and the genius behind …

5 Foods That Can Help Extend Your Fertility

Granted, your ability to get preggers depends largely on your genes. But you can start making conception-friendly diet choices to up your odds<p>The first step toward a healthier reproductive system is balancing your hormones through diet, says holistic health counselor Alisa Vitti, founder of the …

10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

(A.K.A. your new grocery list)<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>When it comes to eating well, you need to set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies and chips, for example, won't help you learn to snack on fruit instead. Be smart by stocking up on healthy items that keep for a while …

6 Ways to Boost Your Bedroom Confidence

Because nothing kills a ladyboner quite like performance anxiety

The Breakfast That Keeps You Fuller Longer

Eat this in the a.m. to feel happy and satisfied throughout the morning<p>At this point, you probably know that it’s a really good idea to eat breakfast—it not only stokes your metabolism, but it also sets the tone for healthy eating throughout the day. And now, a new study from the journal <i>Appetite</i> …

Nutrition

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, …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Get long, lean muscles with this circuit workout<p>Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as …

7 Myths About Getting Pregnant

Apparently sex ed left a few gaps in our baby-making knowledge

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

7 Beyond-Easy Chicken Recipes

Seriously—the longest one tops out at 30 minutes

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt

All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new book <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>. You'll do 5 moves in …

The Time You're Least Likely to Have Sex

And how your answer varies based on your relationship status<p>You've probably heard that you're more likely to feel frisky around the middle of your cycle, when you're ovulating and your body is telling you to get into baby-making mode. But researchers who set out to further investigate this link …

15 Minute Kettlebells Workout

Earn a balanced—and bangin'—physique with this killer kettlebells workout<p>No disrespect, dumbbells—you're great and we heart you—but the kettlebell is kind of stealing our adoration. To be honest, this isn't a new crush: We've always been fond of the kettlebell's shape, which creates an uneven …

Would You Try a Sexercise Class?

And we’re not just talking Kegels<p>File this under questionable new workout trends: “Sexercise” is having a moment. And yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like.<p>Created by celebrity personal trainer Jason Rosell, “Sexercise” is a 32-minute workout that combines three rounds of 45-second cardio-based …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

The Total-Body Medicine Ball Workout

Cure workout boredom and tone muscles from head to toe with this old-school fitness tool<p>Just what the doctor ordered: a circuit of total-body exercises that takes mere minutes and uses one simple tool—a medicine ball. (Hey, you’re busy!) Adding this weighted rubber ball to your routine is an …

Weekend Challenge: Oblique Crunch with Ball

Give the boring old crunches a rest, and try this much-more-effective move<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</i> …

3 Exercise Moves for Stronger Knees

You can strengthen your knees with these simple moves<p>It seems counterintuitive, but these moves from Tim Hewett, Ph.D., director of The Ohio State University Sports Health & Performance Institute, ward off problems by strengthening muscles around the knee. Do three sets of 20 reps for each move.<p>1. …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

7 Ways to Make Sex Extra Romantic

For those nights when you want to emphasize the "love" in "making love"

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …