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Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …

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Flat-Ab Pilates Workout

Easy at-home moves to slim your belly and tone your core<p>You've probably read about celebs extolling the virtues of Pilates (lean legs, a supertaut tummy!), or maybe even heard the hype from mat-class–obsessed friends. If you're still skeptical, keep reading: "Pilates puts your muscles—especially …

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Three Gentle Moves For a Stronger Back

I can’t even count how many times a client has entered my studio and complained of back pain, whether from sitting too much or sleeping the wrong …

Top 10 Best Resorts From Thailand

If you’re undecided about where to spend your next vacation or where to go for your honeymoon, Thailand is a great option. It’s a very beautiful …

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15-Minute Workout: Core Exercises

Hit your muscles from all angles with this routine to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>Hitting your muscles from all angles is the absolute best way to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>If your abs routine consists of crunches, crunches, and more crunches, you may still have some jiggle around the …

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Score a Toned Butt

Blast Fat for a Sexy Lower Half<p>This high-octane routine blasts fat and firms your lower half—fast!<p>Your tiny two-piece may be hibernating, but that doesn't mean your workout routine should take a long winter's rest.<p>Get lean legs and a tight tush with this supercharged circuit inspired by the new …

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8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

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Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

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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 …

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10 Facts About Your Muscles

The real deal on the muscles rippling under your skin -- and how to make them strong, sexy and so worth the sweat<p>Meet Your Muscles<p>When it comes to your body, knowledge is power. Literally. The better you understand your muscles and what they're capable of, the more you can do with them, whether …

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No Gear Here

Get a total-body workout, totally sans gear. Do these body-weight moves twice a week, completing the recommended sets and reps with perfect form.<p><b>Pushups are proof positive</b> that gravity makes your body one hell of a workout tool. Which is fan-freakin'-tastic, because getting to the gym--or even …

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Japan Travel Tips: First-Time Travelers to Japan

Japan travel tips are often centered around one theme: how to save money. While you get what you pay for, Japan is an expensive destination when …

The 15-Minute No-Equipment Workout

Torch calories, fry fat, and sculpt lean muscle with this anytime, anywhere body-weight routine<p>There are lots of machines that can help you get slim and sculpted, but there's one that is sometimes overlooked: you! "Your body is the best piece of equipment you have," says New York City personal …

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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 …

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THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

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Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

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The 'I'm Too Busy to Work Out' Workout

Too busy to burn calories? Try this once-a-week 20-minute workout routine that will preserve stamina and build muscle in no time<p><b>The Best of Less</b>Do one set of 10 to 12 reps of each move once a week with 3- to 8-pound dumbbells. Between exercises, hop on a stationary bike or run in place at a …

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