Carol Youngdale

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The Easy Solution for Lower Back Pain

A new study says you may be able to walk it out<p>Pain in the back can be a real pain in the you-know-what. If you’re looking for relief, take note: Walking is just as effective at easing lower back pain as muscle-strengthening exercises, according to a new study out of Tel Aviv University in …

Exercise

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

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 …

Muscle

How Your Diet Affects Your Sleep

Improve your shuteye with smarter food choices<p>The food you eat has an impact on more than just your digestive system—turns out, it can also mess with your shuteye. The variety of food you eat may play a key role in determining your sleep cycle, according to a new study from the Perelman School of …

Nutrition

Six-Pack Abs in a Day: Get Some!

Men and women want them. They <i>never</i> go out of style. And sometimes they’re so hard you could wash your clothes on them.<p><b>Six-pack abs.</b> Our founder got …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday April 1st

E) Single Arm Kettlebell/Dumbbell Swings – 2 x 15-30 sec each arm<p>3 days/week:<p>A1) Barbell Deadlift (Trap Bar works as well) – 4 x 5<br>A2) Spidermams with …

5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes from Around the Web

Go against the grain with quinoa, the tiny seed that packs a big nutritional punch. Beloved by vegans, vegetarians, and bodybuilders alike, quinoa is …

6 Quick Fitness Challenges to Test How Fit You Are

How fit are you REALLY? Take these fitness challenges to find out for sure<p>As a <i>Women's Health</i> reader, you obviously care about your health and fitness. But have you ever wondered just <i>how</i> fit you are? Just for fun, test your fitness and see how fit you really are by taking our series of fitness …

Workouts

The trauma of female hair loss

<b>In 2008, I had been taking very strong prescription medication for acne.</b><p>Unfortunately, a side effect of the tablets was hair loss.<p>I had a large bald patch at the back and lots of smaller patches on the top and around my hairline at the front.<p>I went to see various specialists and tried out a number …

The Perks Of Coffee Drinks

Caffeine side effects may actually be good for us- break out the jumbo mug!<p>Anything this good must be bad.That's the prevailing attitude when it comes to caffeine, isn't it? We crave it. We guzzle it. Drinking coffee makes us feel good — better able to handle an overbearing boss or an unruly pack …

Coffee

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast