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Turn Your Pantry Into A Sephora

With her flawless skin and shiny hair, S.W. Basics Founder Adina Grigore looks a lot like one of those women who was born without a skin worry in the …

Get a great butt!

Hey, if people are saying your booty is too good to be true, it must mean all your hard work is paying off, right? So whether or not this photo was doctored, we know one thing—Photoshop isn't the only way to get an envy-inducing backside. Check out these amazing workouts to get a stronger, sexier …

3 workouts for beginners: Get in shape anywhere with this fitness plan

If you want to get serious about getting in shape but don't know where to start, I've got the workout plan for you!<p>Here are the first three workouts you can do to #StartTODAY: Each one builds upon the one prior. These workouts are upper-body and lower-body focused, and are really good for someone …

Workouts

Beauty Chemistry: Homemade Face Masks

What if I told you that you could make great face masks in the privacy of your kitchenette? What if I told you it was really, really easy? What if I …

DIY Diet Water

I am sure you have seen all the healthy waters online and wondered just how to get started and make your own. Well here is a quick recipe I use. I …

Weight Loss

The Delirious Happiness of Free Market Choice

In 2007, Malcolm Gladwell, author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point,” gave a TED talk on psychophysicist Howard Moskowitz. According to Gladwell, Moskowitz has “done as much to make Americans happy as perhaps anyone over the last twenty years.” His work and subsequent fame was in the food science …

TED Talks

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Epsom Salts (They're Not Just for Baths!)

I'm not an athlete, I'm not a bath person, and I'm not an 82-year-old, so I've never really felt the need for Epsom salts in my life. But it turns out there are a ton of other ways to use them beyond the standard sore-muscle bath soak. So if you're in need of a little R & R in this …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

<b>Fuel up pre-workout to improve performance</b><br>First, a word about pre-workout fueling: You don't need to eat before working out if your goal is weight loss, you're working out first thing in the morning, and not working out for longer than an hour, says Slayton. But if your goals are more …

The No-Equipment Move That Tones Your Legs and Butt

Any sort of explosive motion—like a squat jump—helps you maintain and build fast-twitch muscle fibers. And while you can't see them, you really need to keep these around. Fast twitch muscle fibers are what help you generate power, an ability people lose quickly—at twice the rate of muscle …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout for a Strong, Sexy Butt

Exercise 1 One-Legged Deadlift<p>Holding 8- to 10-pound dumbbells, stand tall <b>(A)</b> and shift your weight to one foot. Slowly hinge your upper body forward at your hips, letting your weighted hands hang down and raising your free leg behind you in line with your torso. For good form, keep your hipbones …

10 at-home workouts to build muscle in under 20 minutes

You put in long hours at work, or maybe even work overnight shifts. You’re tight on money. You want to spend downtime with friends. A hurricane or …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Here's how it works: For each exercise, do as many reps as you can in 60 seconds. Make sure you're using perfect form. Doing it right once is better than doing it wrong twice!<p>After you've done one circuit (that's all the moves, back to back), rest for a minute or two to catch your breath. Then …

The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

Bodyweight Hypertrophy: 10 Ways to Build Muscle

One of the biggest myths in the fitness industry is that bodyweight exercises cannot be used to build muscle.<p>Resistance is resistance, whether it …

5 Workout Moves That Will Change Your Body

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Holistic Medicine

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …

The Fat-Burning Food That Works for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

What's more, it's a great source of protein for when I don't want meat or dairy. It's what they call a "complete protein," one of the few sources in the grain family, because it contains all of the essential amino acids, just like eggs do. And like eggs, I eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. …

A Passion for Now: How 10 Minutes Will Improve Your Work and Your Life | Inc.com

There's only one thing that we all have in common: No matter our social status, job, emotional state, or geographical location, we are all alive right now. Our work happens now. The toughest negotiations happen now. The best moments of our lives happen now.<p>But we have the damnedest time actually</i> …

Mindfulness

350,000 students struggling with English in California

<b>The debate over how best</b> to provide a quality education to students learning English shows no signs of cooling down in California.<p>In the first review …

Single-arm Lunge | Women's Health

Hold a dumbbell and raise your right arm, keeping your elbow close to your ear (a). Step forward with your left foot, lowering until your thigh is parallel to the floor (b). Push off your left foot to stand. That's one rep.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Fear of missing out?<p>Don't miss out anymore!<p>You may …

The Big WHY for 72 Hour Survival Kit Items

Introduction: The Big WHY for 72 Hour Survival Kit Items<p>When a disaster strikes, <b>Your Survival Tools are What-You-Know, What-You-Have-on-You, or what</b> …

Dental Care

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

I tried out three DIY hair treatments, and here's what happened

Full disclosure: I have never been an advocate for DIY hair treatments. But this week, I’m diving head first into some of the most popular recipes …

Flatten Your Belly for a Happy Back

Strengthening your core is the key to pain-free pedaling<p>As a fitness writer, I’ve written more than my fair share of “flatten your belly” features. Generally the promised reward is aesthetic—bikini bodies and all that. But for cyclists there’s a better reason to firm up your midsection than …

Muscle

Burpee How-To: The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

<b>Step 1:</b> While standing with your feet hip-width apart, squat down and place your hands on the floor in front of you, palms down.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Jump your feet back, arms extended, so your body is long and symmetrical in a plank position.<p><b>Step 3:</b> Pull your legs back under you so you’re back in a squat …

7 DIY health cures anyone can do

Somehow the most non-threatening body problems almost always turn out to be the most frustrating. Sure, your cramps, stress headaches or yeast infections aren't going to kill you, but man, what a hassle! Wouldn't it be nice to solve them yourself, once and for all?<p>Well, you can, with the right …