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Is Porn Realistic? Men's Health

2. She moans the entire time.<p>If women were as easily aroused as they act in porn, they’d be in the throes of an orgasm all day long.<p>“It’s unrealistic ecstasy,” says Bridges. “Every single touch, from the looks and sounds of it, is orgasm-inducing.”<p>(Want to know what really does bring her to climax? …

4 Secrets to the Perfect Plank

<b>Think What You'd Do if You Were About to Get Sucker-Punched</b><br>Once you're all lined up, you have to stay there. So consider what you’d do if someone came up, fists flying, prepared to sock you in the belly (aside from feeling outraged, of course). You'd firm up your midsection to absorb the blow by …

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

How I Lost 30 Pounds—and Then Gained it All Back

When I reached my teens, I started to notice stretch marks on my legs and hips, and I had to keep buying bigger clothes— and not because I was getting taller—but I tried to just ignore it. Then, I got to college and discovered the all-you-can-eat cafeteria. My plates (yes, more than one plate) …

The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Exercise 1 Jumping Jack<p>Stand with your feet a few inches apart and your arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>, then raise your arms out to the sides and over your head as you jump your feet out so they are slightly more than shoulder-width apart <b>(b)</b>. Quickly reverse the movement without pausing. That's one …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas

Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don't have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn't yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it's getting a lot closer.<p>Just last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

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56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

<b>Limit Your Calorie Intake</b><br>Losing weight boils down to simple math. To lose one pound weekly, burn or cut out 3,500 calories in the course of seven days. That breaks down to 500 calories per day. It's difficult to cut out that many by dieting alone, especially for someone who loves to eat. The most …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

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Self-Pleasure: Your Best Tips Ever

Still, even if you and your vagina are so in sync you finish each other's sentences, your sex life with yourself, like with any long-term partner, has room for improvement.<p>So put away your vibrator. Not forever—just for a few minutes. Because to improve your self-loving skills, the best place to …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

The Only Move You Need for Instant Stress Relief

Calmness and clarity from one simple yoga pose? Yes, please!<p>Welcome to one of my favorite yoga poses! Legs-up-the-Wall is an amazing cure-all posture. It relieves stress, combats insomnia, soothes tired legs, and brings all-over relief to an overworked body and mind. Use this posture anytime you …

The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

<i>Vanessa A is wearing</i> Women's Health<i>'s Beauty Award Winner Cargo Texas Liquid Eyeliner in black, one of the 14 best beauty products to look hot after hours.</i><p>The thing is, you can only achieve this effect when you wield the eyeliner wand correctly. So we asked <i>Women's Health</i> beauty editor Jill Percia …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.<p>Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo wrote a song about it, your significant other can't get enough of it, and the #belfie is officially a thing. Basically: The booty is kind of a big deal. So we asked six trainers for their go-to …

11 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Happy and Healthy

Your vagina really (really) wants you to read this.<p>You might think you know everything about keeping your lady parts in tip-top shape, but you could be wrong. From douching to ditching your annual exam, there are tons of common misconceptions about what you <i>should</i> do to maintain a healthy vagina. …

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

Two Kettlebell Exercises Every Man Should Master

<b>Directions:</b> Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in front of your shoulder with your palm in, elbow tucked, and the weight resting on the top of your forearm. Press it straight up, rotating your arm so your palm faces forward. Do equal reps on both arms.<p><b>Kettlebell …

How to Have Multiple Orgasms

<b>Check your T-levels</b><br>The key to harder erections, shorter refractory periods, and better orgasms? Optimal testosterone levels. “Low T is often thought of as an older man’s problem, but I see it in a significant portion of men in their 20s, 30s, and 40s,” says Stegall. Even if your sex drive isn’t …

Master Trainer Shows You How to Build "Elite Abs"

Fair warning: It's not the kind of plank that most people do. It incorporates a "hollow body" position, which is a foundational position for gymnasts. You know, those athletes who have incredible core strength and also dominate in <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> (see Kacy Catanzaro).<p>Learn how to do the …

The Fat-Frying Muscle Tool That Sculpts a Leaner Body

<b>Training Rule 1</b><p><b>Understand How They Work</b><br>Unlike a barbell or dumbbell, a kettlebell has a load that's offset from its handle. "That amplifies the ballistic forces in quick, dynamic movements, effectively making the kettlebell feel heavier than it actually is," Tsatsouline says. It also places greater …

Build a Better Body With Just Two Moves

Build a Better Body with Just 2 Moves<p>Sculpt lean muscle, boost your explosiveness, and increase your metabolism by tapping into the power of plyometric training<p>Plyometric exercises aren't just fun, they can transform your body. "Exercises that involve hopping and jumping hit your fast-twitch …

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

Here’s how it works: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Lift one foot off the floor, bending that knee and letting your foot hang behind you. Hold this balance for 15 seconds, and then repeat on the other leg. Test every day for one week to get your baseline or your body’s normal balancing …

7 Things That Can Mess With His Erection

Equipment malfunction? Here's your quick-fix manual for his troubles down there.<p>Sure, you know when your sex drive stalls, but we often assume that men are pretty much always down for sex—and that's definitely not the case. So if your guy is having a little trouble below the belt, there are several …

Natural Beauty Tips

7 Sneaky Beauty Tricks to Get That “Natural” Look<p>How to nail that fresh-faced glow without loading on the products<p>It’s ironic that nailing the “natural” look often takes a crazy amount of time and products. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case. Bobbi Brown makeup artist Cassandra Garcia says …

Women's Health

10 Quick and Easy Hairstyles You Haven't Tried<p>Refresh your look with one of these novel styles<p>Swap your standard ponytail for one of these awesome-but-easy ways to perk up your 'do. (You're welcome.)<p>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover<p>Twist It Back<p>Tame textured second-day hair like Mandy Moore's …

5 Different Lunges to Try

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!<p>Your basic lunges aren’t cutting it anymore<p>Just like you shouldn't eat the same foods at every meal, you shouldn't do the same old lunges every time you work out. Sure, they're convenient and easy, but so is fast food—and you know that doesn't do your body any favors. So …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

SmartThings sweetens its hub for consumers and developers in a bid to own the smart home

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>SmartThings, the company behind a connected home hub, is walking the fine line between creating an open ecosystem for connected …

How to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

<b>1. Start every meal with a glass of water:</b> You'll stay hydrated and feel fuller instantly, which can help prevent overeating.<p><b>2. Make a few simple swaps at every meal:</b> Choosing a vinaigrette dressing over creamier options like Green Goddess dressing can save you 80 calories, while opting for fresh …