Olga Fredericks

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Having the Last Word

We've all heard the term "famous last words." But what about the having the final words?<p>Sex educator-counselor Barbara Musser, author of <i>Sexy After Cancer</i>, wrote an article whose words resonated with me. She said, "Had I known that my last conversation with my mother was the final one before her …

Weekend Challenge: Dumbbell Swing

Firm your tush and strengthen your legs in one fell swoop<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 already have.</i> …

The Simple Two-Step Trick for a Perfect Bold Lip

Learn how to rock bright lipstick any time, anywhere<p>Think bright-colored lipstick is only doable after dark? Absolutely not! It’s the perfect shade to liven up your lips for both day <i>and</i> at night.<p>See, the trick to wearing these bold hues is applying it in the right way. Check out our 30-second guide …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Downsize your equipment, maximize your results<p>Fancy equipment. Pricey gyms. Experienced personal trainers. All are nice pluses—but you don't need them to sculpt a better body. In fact, when you're short on time, stuck at home, or navigating a packed gym, scaling back can make you more …

6 Reasons He Doesn't Want to Have Sex

The good news: It usually has nothing to do with you<p>Contrary to popular belief, men aren't always raring to go all day every day. And surprisingly, guys can have long-term dips in desire just like women. In fact, 14.4 percent of men reported a distressing lack of sexual interest lasting at least …

5 Secrets To Behavior Change

<i>By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty.com</i><p>At some point in your life, you have probably made a New Year's resolution. Maybe it was this year, and you set a goal to live your life differently in some way, big or small. You might already have abandoned your plans. Perhaps you have given up making …

Try This Barre Workout at Home!

Tone your thighs, arms, abs, and glutes with this ballet-inspired routine<p>Ballet-inspired barre workouts can help sculpt long, lean muscles. As part of our series <i>Your New Favorite Workout</i>, we're giving you an inside look at Figure 4 Barre, a class at Pure Yoga in New York City. The name Figure 4 is …

11 Reasons Masturbation Can Be Better Than Sex

Just in case you had any doubts…

10 Fascinating Things That Happen to Your Body When You're in Love

Those butterflies in your stomach aren't the only way your bod responds when you're head-over-heels

Does Working Out Make You Eat More?

The counterintuitive way your body responds to a sweat session<p>Considering that you torch mucho calories when you totally kill it in a cycling class, you’d expect your body to respond with crazy-intense hunger pangs that lead you directly to the refrigerator (or nearest drive-thru). But actually, …

14 Of The Smartest Things Ever Said About Sleep

When it comes to our health, there's little more important and yet more underrated than sleep. These wise words are a testament to sleep's powers.<p>What's <i>your</i> favorite quote about sleep?

7 Boxing-Inspired Moves That Torch Calories

Punch, kick, and jump your way to a toned bod<p>Whip yourself into fightin' shape with this circuit of seven moves borrowed from boxing and mixed-martial arts gyms. Do the exercises one after another and complete the circuit up to three times (taking breaks between the moves and sets if you need to) …

The Rudest Thing You Can Do on a First Date

Over 1,000 Match.com members were surveyed between November and December of last year, including both smokers and non-smokers. So why is lighting up on the first date such a bad idea? According to the survey, 57 percent of singles said they would never date a smoker, and even 60 percent of fellow …

3 Workout Moves to Sculpt Gold-Medal Legs

U.S. Olympic ice hockey team forward Hilary Knight shares her favorite lower-body exercises<p>Bulky hockey gear hides the awesomely sculpted legs of puck-handling athletes, but trust us…they've got 'em! See for yourself as U.S. Olympic ice hockey team forward Hilary Knight demonstrates three …

The medicine in our minds

<b>They are the miracle pills that shouldn't really do anything. Placebos come in all shapes and sizes, but they contain no active ingredient. And yet, mysteriously, they often seem to work.</b><p>Over the last couple of decades, there has been a huge amount of research into what dummy pills can do and how …

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Russian Satellite Will Hit Earth On Sunday (But No One Knows Where)

<b>UPDATE 16/02 22:55 Russian TV states the entire satellite burned up in re-entry, will confirm when more reports come through.</b><p>A defunct Russian …