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Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …

The Best Ab Workouts for Women: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest <b>(A)</b>. Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are …

Beauty Tips: 11 Weird Celebrity Beauty Secrets

The 11 Weirdest Celebrity Beauty Secrets<p>Some stars prettify themselves in very odd ways. Experts weigh in on which celebrity beauty tricks to try—and which to skip<p>Celebs are known for their indulgent red-carpet primping routines—but do kitty litter and beer qualify as beauty products? We asked the …

Sculpt a Better Butt

Exercise 1 Facedown Hip External Rotation<p>Don't let the look of this one fool you: It is one of the most challenging and effective moves for targeting your external hip muscles, which have a major impact on your glutes.<p><b>Do It:</b> Lie facedown on the floor with your arms folded under your head, legs …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<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 …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a five-to 10-pound medicine ball (or dumbbell). Lying faceup on a stability ball with your upper back and head pressed against the ball and your feet together on the floor, hold the medicine ball against your chest. Brace your abs and crunch up until …

6 Moves for Great Dancer Legs

<b>Squats</b> Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, and lower your body a far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees (while keeping your knees above your ankles). Pause, then push through your heels to return to start. Do 20 reps, then turn your toes out (as if you're doing a …

How to Put On Eyeliner

<b>Widen Close-Set Eyes</b><br>"Keeping the focus on the outer corners visually pulls eyes apart," says Jackie Gomez, a makeup artist in New York City. <b><br>> Create a subtle V shape</b> by dragging a soft-tipped creamy pencil along the outer half of your top and bottom lashes, says Gomez. Smudge outward with your …

How To Get A Flat Stomach | Women's Health

10 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach<p>These surprisingly simple flat-belly tricks will encourage your abs to come out of hiding<p>Beth Bischoff<p>Be the center of attention<p>For all the effort you've put into toning it—and for all the cupcakes you've given up to maintain it—your midsection should be as rock-hard as …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Summer Drinks

<b>ELECTRIC HONEYDEW</b><br>1 Tbsp green tea leaves<br>1 Tbsp dried chamomile leaves<br>2 oz gin<br>3 leaves anise-hyssop<br>2 oz pureed honeydew (puree in blender)<br>3/4 oz lemon juice<br>1/4 oz agave syrup<br>1 fennel frond, for garnish<p>In a jar or glass, mix green tea and chamomile leaves with gin and let sit for 3 hours at room …

15-Minute Home Workout

Exercise 1 Squat and Kick<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, hands behind your head, and elbows out to the sides <b>(a)</b>. Bend your knees and sit back as far as you can <b>(b)</b>. Push back to start, then kick your right leg in front of you, foot flexed <b>(c)</b>. That's one rep. Repeat, kicking with your left …

4 Types of Female Orgasm Every Woman Should Have

<b>Techniques to try:</b> "Have him make big circles with his fingers that include the shaft, labia, and upper part of the clitoral hood," says Cooper. He can do this as foreplay or while you're in a spooning position during intercourse. If you feel like switching to oral, have him approach your clitoris …

Too Busy to Burn Calories? Try this Once-a-Week 20-Minute Workout Routine that Will Preserve Stamina and Build Muscle in No Time

Exercise 1 Balance Row<p>Grab a dumbbell in each hand and let your arms hang at your sides, palms facing in. Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Bend forward while extending your left leg straight behind you until your body forms a "T." Let your arms hang straight down, palms facing each other. …

Treadmill Workouts

<b>Random Pickup</b> Tom Holland, a triathlete and physiologist in Darien, Connecticut, suggests watching a 30-minute TV program, like the nightly news. Increase your speed so that you're running hard (about 80 percent of your maximum) during the commercials. When Katie Couric returns, slow your pace to …

Recipe: Raspberry Java Smoothie

Raspberry Java Smoothie<p>Swap your typical coffee breakfast for this drinkable meal<p>Coffee for breakfast again? Mix up your morning routine, stat. Go for a drinkable meal that lets you have your caffeine and eat it too. Freeze coffee in an ice-cube tray for an ingredient that will wake up any blender …

Filling Low Calorie Goodies

Healthy snacks that will satisfy any craving in 100 calories or less<p>Eat healthy and pair three of these 100-cal snacks with our expert-approved meal plan, and you could lose 10 pounds or more in just six weeks.<p>2 pieces (.7 oz) light string cheese, like Sargento<br>14 walnut halves<br>50 raisins<br>4 oz. …

How to Mix a Pear-Thyme Bellini Drink

<b>Makes 6 Servings</b> <i><br>Per serving: 130 cal, 0 g fat, 13 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 0 g protein</i><p><i>photo: Charles Masters</i>

Muffin Recipe: 8 Low-Calorie Muffin Recipess

<b>Blueberry-Yogurt Muffins</b> (129 calories): Healthy ingredients like protein- and fiber- packed wheat germ, low-fat yogurt, and berries take the guilt out of this sweet treat.<p><b>Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins</b> (119 calories): The banana-chocolate chip combo at your go-to coffee spot probably packs close to …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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