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These Are the 35 Top Bodyweight Ab Exercises to Chisel Your Core

While it's true that decreasing belly fat comes down to your diet, once your waist is lean, you'll want to reveal a strong, chiseled core. You don't need equipment to make that happen! These are the best bodyweight moves to get you a six-pack. Choose five or more to create your own core-carving …

Workouts

20 Colorful Home Bars with Personality

Add some color to your at-home happy hour.<p>A home bar is one of the most fun places in the house, and it's a great area to add a pop of color—whether in the cabinetry, stools, walls or art. Browse this collection of 25 in-home bar designs featuring playful and chic color choices.

Interior Design

How to Train for a Marathon If You've Never Run One Before

Although I had already been running for 10 years, I never had any intention to run my first marathon. One early spring day, I innocently joined my …

Marathons

What Is Your Metabolism -- And Can You Actually Make It Faster?

Exercise only accounts for 10 percent of the average person's caloric output.<p>“Metabolism” is one of those buzz words that gets thrown around a lot.<p>Effortlessly thin people, for example, are often said to be blessed with "fast metabolisms." And, the key to weight loss is to “boost your …

Weight Loss

Oscar de la Renta Proves Flat Sandals Can Be Evening Attire

When Gal Gadot wore flat sandals with her red sequined Givenchy gown for the premiere of “Wonder Woman” in 2017, it caused a commotion. Despite …

Oscar de la Renta

How to bake a sweet potato into delicious crispy fries, chips and more

Cook Smarter<p>Don't be stumped by this versatile spud!<p>Loaded with vitamins A and C, beta-carotene, fiber, potassium and B vitamins, sweet potatoes have a higher nutritional value and lower calorie count than white potatoes — but they are just as versatile as their root vegetable cousins.<p>From fries to …

Sweet Potatoes

12 Foods to Eat When You’re Feeling Bloated

From avocados to ginger, keep these on hand to ease the discomfort.<p>Can’t poop before your race and feel bloated? It happens to the best of us. And while all types of bloat feel awful, there are actually two different kinds: gas bloat and water bloat.<p>The gassy kind of bloat makes you unbutton your …

Nutrition

Get Ready to Drop the Pounds With This Keto Diet Meal Plan

The keto diet is a diet that is high in fat and low in carbs. It's used to manage type 2 diabetes but is commonly followed to aid in weight loss. Nutrition scientist Catherine Metzgar, PhD, RD, who is on the clinical team at Virta Health, created an exclusive keto meal plan for POPSUGAR.<p>The daily …

Healthy Eating

How To Grill The Perfect Piece of Salmon

If you enjoy grilling outdoors during warm weather but are getting tired of the usual burgers and hotdogs, consider grilling a piece of salmon. There …

Recipes

I Lost 20 Pounds on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet—and Fixed My Skin Forever

Her results are incredible.<p>I first developed eczema in seventh grade. For me, it meant that at 12 years old, the skin around my eyes became red, swollen, dry and peeling — and stayed that way, on and off, for the rest of my life.<p>My doctor in middle school, and the dermatologists I saw later, …

Antiinflammatory

3 Gut-Friendly Salads Packed with Pineapple, Beets, and More

“Good” and “bad” bacteria are often mentioned in the wellness world when it comes to gut health and digestion — but what does it all mean?<p>You may …

Food

Weight Loss: This Desi Drink May Be The Key To Lose Weight And Reduce Belly Fat

One of the best stimulators is barley water. Barley or jau is a fibre-rich grain that comes under the category of whole grains like oats and whole …

Nutrition

Guess What the Founder of Bulletproof Coffee Has for Breakfast Every Day

Spoiler alert: not tea<p>I’ve been fascinated with Bulletproof Coffee for a few years, ever since I heard Shailene Woodley rave about it in <i>Bon Appetit</i>. …

Nutrition

The single biggest thing you can do for your career: Show up. Every. Day.

When you see an amazing design, an awesome product, a great work of art, listen to a moving piece of music, or hear about an amazing person who has …

Motivation

These genius beauty hacks using bicarbonate of soda will give you whiter teeth, smoother skin and even remove fake tan

It may be synonymous with baking, but it's time to bring the bicarbonate of soda out from the back of your top cupboard and into your beauty …

8 Fruits and Vegetables You Shouldn't Be Refrigerating

By Alex Delany<p>Keep them on the counter, people!<p>In an ideal world, you’d never need to put produce in the fridge. You’d go to the market before each meal, pick up your locally-grown vegetables, walk home, unpack, and start cooking right away. There’d be no need for refrigeration at all. And that …

Chickpea Flour Will Revolutionize Your Baked Goods

The gluten-free flour replacer is my go-to<p>Even with all the gluten-free hype, I still use all-purpose flour in most baking endeavors. Except when it …

I Successfully Meal Prep Using These 12 Recipes, and Here’s Why It Works

These meal prep recipes will get you through week after week.<p>Meal prep isn’t for everyone. I grew up with a mother who did the opposite of meal …

These 8 Vegetables Are the Actual Superfoods, According to Science

It seems as though every day a new superfood is brought into the spotlight for its numerous health benefits. While trendy foods like ghee, matcha, …

Superfoods

The connection between food allergies and your gut health - Anindita Rungta

Food allergies and sensitivities are rising exponentially across populations of people including children. Many of us have now become familiar with …

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

What Is This Keto Diet You Keep Hearing About, and Is It Healthy?

The high-fat, low-carb diet promises big results, but it shouldn't be entered into lightly.<p>Butter-laced coffee. Piles of bacon. An avalanche of fried eggs. These are the promises of keto, the high-fat, low-carb diet steadily increasing in popularity over the past few years. Keto's reputation as a …

Nutritionists Say This Fruit Has as Much Sugar as a Bag of Sour Patch Kids

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, as the saying goes, but did you know that some fruits are hidden sugar mines? This seems like nature's evil …

Carbohydrates

A New Study Says This Is the #1 Vegetable for Preventing Cancer

"Eat your greens." We've known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Transitional Kitchen. This style of kitchen is perfect for the wide open space that transitions from family / dining room into kitchen.

The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock

A cozy, handsome, and inviting space.<p>No windows? No problem! This top designer embraced the dark and created a cozy, handsome, inviting space in the Kips Bay Showhouse.

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens