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Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

Wood Chops

--- <i><br>Holly Perkins is a certified strength and conditioning specialist who holds a degree in exercise physiology. She is on a mission to match the number of women to the number of men in weight rooms around the world. Holly created the Women’s Strength Nation movement to help women uncover their</i> …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

12 Workouts You Can Do in Only 5 Minutes (Yep, 5!)

Fewer excuses, more sweat<p>Spending an hour at the gym can be a great way to get blissed-out before heading to the office or to unwind after a long day. But sometimes (read: often) you don't have an hour to spare. That's why the 12 workout videos in our playlist below, led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness …

This Core Exercise Is EVERYTHING

Meet the killer move that's missing from your life.<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Rotating T Extension:</b> If your …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Exercise 1 Pushup Row<p><i>"This combo hits your entire upper body and core like no other move."</i><p>Start in a plank position with your hands resting on a pair of dumbbells directly under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from head to heels <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core tight, bend your elbows to …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

The Best 15-Minute Workouts for 2015

The Torch-and-Tone 14-Exercise Circuit

Exercise 1 Burpees with Spiderman Pushups<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Place your hands on the floor <b>(A)</b>, and quickly kick your legs straight out behind you <b>(B)</b>. Lower yourself into a pushup, at the same time bringing your right knee towards your right shoulder <b>(C)</b>, then, during …

10 Strength Moves That Are Better Together

Consider these the chocolate and peanut butter of strength training.<p>Cardio workouts and music, good-looking instructors and group fitness classes, gorgeous weather and outdoor runs. These are all things that are so much better when they come together. Likewise, there are a few strength-training …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

The Move That'll Give You a Rock-Solid Core

This simple exercise packs an abs-sculpting punch.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Rock 'n' Roll Core:</b> Brace yourself (and your …

Workouts

6 Moves That Sculpt Your ENTIRE Body

Exercise 1 Lateral Lunge to a Forward Lunge<p>Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Step your left leg out to the side and land in a squat, keeping your right leg totally straight. Make sure to land in your left heel and simultaneously stick your butt out <b>(A)</b>. Push through your left heel …

Kettlebell Exercises For Women: Moves That Sculpt Your Entire Body

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body<p>...and FAST!<p>If you love yourself some kettlebell exercises, this workout is for you. (And if you've never tried them out, this workout is for you, too!) Kettlebell exercises are awesome because, thanks to the fact that their weight isn't evenly …

6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Exercise 1 Squat Thrusts with a Pushup and a Hop<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Bend at the waist, lower your torso down to the floor, and, in one fluid motion, place your hands on the floor <b>(B)</b> and kick your legs out so you end up in a pushup position <b>(C)</b>. Reverse the movement …

15-Minute Hot Abs Workout

Exercise 1 Reverse Wood Chop<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees bent, and hold a medicine ball outside your right knee <b>(a)</b>. Keeping your arms straight, brace your core and stand as you raise the ball diagonally above your left shoulder <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do …

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6 Moves for Total-Body Toning

Exercise 1 Sumo Lunges to a Side Kick to a Squat Jump<p>These are great for shaping and toning your outer thighs, hamstrings, and butt. Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Lift your right leg from the knee and move it in a circular roundhouse <b>(B)</b>. Land out to the side, feet wider …