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17 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the perfect quick-fix meal: adaptable, easy, and full of fresh ingredients, you only need a few minutes and a wok to get this meal on the table for …

Recipes

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

Keto Beef Stew That's Ultra Comforting and Easy to Make

<i>The following story by Kate Kordsmeier was originally published on Root + Revel.</i><p>Calling all quick + easy dinner lovers! This Keto Beef Stew is made in the Instant Pot (or slow cooker if you don't have one), meaning it comes together in under 40 minutes and you'll only have to clean one dish. High …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Recipes

18 Easy Slow Cooker Dips for Tailgating

For so many people, football season is the most wonderful time of the year (sorry, Christmas). This means there are countless fall tailgate recipes just waiting to be made on game day. You’ve already got your beertail recipes ready to go in your cooler and all of the unique hot dog toppings are …

Cooking

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

You Can Eat a Salad Tomorrow. Tonight, It's All Meat and Potatoes

Cozy up with these hearty, unfussy meat-and-potatoes recipes.<p><b>When the mercury drops</b>, get cozy with these hearty meat-and-potatoes recipes. They're classic, simple, and unfussy: Just the way dinner should be.

Cooking

Plank Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Planks

Peter Ardito<p>Day 1 Plank Challenge: Forearm Plank (Low Plank)<p>Peter Ardito<p>Day 2 Plank Challenge: Forearm Side Plank<p>Start in basic low plank.<br>• Make fists …

Workouts

A 4-Minute Tabata Workout for People Who Have No Time

Tabata is a type of interval training that brings your heart rate up and gets you a workout in just 4 minutes.<p>Here's what a workout really entails …

6 Pilates-Inspired Moves To Flatten Your Belly Fast

The quest for a whittled waistline gets harder as you age. The reason: hormonal changes encourage excess calories to make a beeline for your belly, where they are stored as—you guessed it—fat. When researchers at the University of Vermont tested 178 healthy-weight women ages 20 to 60, the oldest …

Yoga

The 20-Minute Killer Core Workout

Your core muscles are involved in almost every movement of the human body. So it's safe to say that core training is an important part of any …

3 exercises that are far more effective than trendy 'waist-cinchers'

If you’ve been intrigued lately by the waist cinching girdles making the news, listen up. For one thing, having a super skinny waist is not an indicator of excellent fitness. In fact, those waist “trainers” can make it impossible to train (let alone breathe and eat).<p>Here's a better approach: Work …

Jillian Michaels Workout: 4 Amazing Abs Exercises

This tough workout will give you sculpted abs and killer confidence<p>Pretty much every woman on the planet is more than a little obsessed with flattening out the region between her breasts and pelvis—and it ain't easy!<p>"I did a poll on Facebook asking which area of your body you struggle with most," …

Workouts

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

7 DIY Skin-Care Recipes Facialists Use On Themselves

Just as a personal trainer with a killer body is a walking advertisement for his expertise, a facialist's glowing skin is her business card. So naturally we wanted to know exactly how the experts get their complexions to be so perfect. Estheticians and spa gurus reveal the DIY skin-care recipes …

Skin Care

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

Yoga

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

Yoga

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Workouts

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Women's Health

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

23 Healthy Foods Everyone Should Know How To Cook

No diet food allowed.

Healthy Eating

The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Never miss a workout with this travel-friendly routine from Miranda Lambert's trainer.<p>When you're on the road as much as Miranda is—or simply away a lot during the summer—staying in great shape can be challenging. "You have to be creative with what you have and with your environment," says her …

Workouts

8 Slow Cooker Recipes You'll Want to Try Immediately

Recipe Roundup: 5 Favorites to Bring to a Holiday Potluck Party

We’re simmering. In a good way. We’ve been in the kitchen, adding to our repertoire of quick and easy, no-fail dishes, perfect to bring the next time …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

The RIGHT Way to Cook Spaghetti Squash

"Nature's spaghetti" allows you to enjoy your fave Italian dish without all the carbs.<p>For anyone who's ever experimented with cutting carbs, you likely know that spaghetti squash is a seriously tasty low-carb alternative to pasta...but that it's not always the easiest dish to prepare. In the video …

The Summer Drink That Will Make Your Skin Glow

A concoction that hydrates, tastes amazing, and has health- and complexion-enhancing ingredients to boot? We're in!<p>When regular H2O feels boring, try this water with oomph, created by Alexis Wolfer, author of <i>The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty's Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen</i>. Sip two to …

Skin Care