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Workout Finisher: Shoulder Dropsets

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Use Your Words: How to Reduce Stress by Speaking Kindly This Season

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>The words you use to describe the holiday define your experience of the holiday. It's true. If you say to yourself, "Oh no, here come the holidays with their stress and exhaustion and pseudo-nostalgic crap," well, that's exactly what you'll expect -- and experience. And while you may …

7 Health Problems Improved By Sleep

What if the cure for what ails you was as simple as going to sleep?<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how dangerous it is to skimp on that good quality shut-eye. Sometimes we ignore the flip side of that equation: Sleep can work wonders.<p>No, it won't cure cancer or save you from a heart attack …

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

Yoga

The Best (and Worst!) Foods at the Food Court

If you thought navigating the stores on Black Friday was hard, try the restaurant menus

Food

What’s the Best Way to Beat Muscle Cramps?

The worst, right? Here's how to handle it<p>It doesn't matter how much you exercise—even the most elite athletes can get that painful, muscle-tightening feeling (see: pretty much every other NFL game). Blame muscle fatigue. See, your muscles contract during your workouts, which requires a lot of …

Exercise

4 Exercises for Looking HOT in Your Holiday Party Dress

Do these moves to look even more amazing come party time<p>Bikini Season 2013 may be long over, but another occasion for skin-baring numbers is fast approaching: Holiday Party Season! Planning to make merry in something festive—and fitted? Use this guide to target the muscles that you’ll show off in …

Clothing

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make

Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos

Skin Care

The Best Desserts for Weight Loss

Go ahead and have some! These won’t make the number on the scale move in the wrong direction<p>Sometimes you just want dessert. Simple as that. But since giving in to your craving for triple-scoop chocolate chip cookie ice cream every day isn’t the smartest strategy for weight loss, we asked Keri …

Dessert

4 Delicious Ways to Eat More Fruit

Find out how to get your fill of fruit that's out of season<p>If the produce at the supermarket looks like it's seen better days this time of year, hit the other aisles. The <i>Journal of the Science of Food Agriculture</i> found that canned and fresh peaches had similar levels of antioxidants; folate; …

Nutrition

Could extreme exercise help slow down the ageing process?

Every morning at 6am, 72-year-old grandmother Dr Betty Holsden-Smith enjoys the same exercise routine. She does a few crunches, lifts some weights, stretches and heads to the local track to run - for 12 hours straight.<p>Barely stopping to eat, drink or sleep, her longest "ultra-run" covered more than …