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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 …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

The Crazy Intense Workout That Britney Spears Loves

Ready to get <i>drenched</i>??<p><b>Part</b> <b>1</b> <b>15-Minute Treadmill Routine</b><p><b>2 minutes:</b> Warm up with a walk or slow jog at a 1% incline <b><br>1 minute:</b> Jog at a 2% incline <b><br>1 minute:</b> Run at a 2% incline <b><br>1 minute:</b> Fully recover (i.e., walk until your heart rate returns to normal) at a 2% incline <b><br>30 seconds:</b> Run an all-out sprint …

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 …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

<b>The Trainer:</b> Tony Gentilcore, a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, and co-founder of Cressey Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts<p><b>Why This Move Is Awesome:</b> The major perk is that it targets your abs and prevents "cheating" by keeping your lower back in a neutral …

Why You Can't Lose Weight

<b>1. You overeat healthy food.</b> Nuts, avocados, whole wheat pasta, olive oil, and dark chocolate are all natural and healthy, but they aren't void of calories. You still need to watch how much you eat of the good stuff. For example, avocado offers a ton of health benefits, but an entire fruit is over …

This One Simple Move Will Work Your Entire Body

<b>SO…ARE YOU IN?!</b><p><b>This exercise was adapted from The Women's Health Little Book of Exercises, published by our parent company, Rodale. For more awesome moves, get The Women's Health Little Book of Exercises today!</b>

Why Butts are the New Abs

But your backside is deceptively difficult to train. For starters, many women suffer from "gluteal amnesia," a condition in which the glute muscles act like...well, like lazy asses. Due to the hours we sit behind desks and in front of screens—and compounded by inadequate training—the glute muscles …

Get Killer Legs with a Simple Exercise

Get Killer Legs with This Ridiculously Simple Exercise<p>A squat variation for sexy stems, improved balance, and greater hip flexibility<p>Beth Bischoff<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.</i> …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

The Butt-Toning Move You Can Do Anywhere

Well, hey there, bootylicious!<p>Beth Bischoff<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>Marching Glute Bridge:</b> Tired of using the same basic …

10-Minute Total-Body Workout: Men's Health.com

The 10-Minute Transformation<p>Directions<p>Perform each exercise below for up to 60 seconds (stop if you lose good form), moving from one to the next without rest. Once you've completed all 10 exercises, rest for 30 to 60 seconds. Complete the circuit up to four times total, three times a week, allowing …

A High-Intensity Workout to Burn Calories Like Crazy

Exercise 1 Box Jump<p>Stand in front of a sturdy box or bench with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Brace your core and soften into a slight squat in preparation for the jump <b>(B)</b>. Using your arms for assistance, jump high onto the bench <b>(C)</b> so that you land in a downward fashion, landing on …

26 Fall Cocktails That Are Just Perfect for Thanksgiving

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

12 Reasons You Should Start Lifting Weights Today

<b>You'll Lose 40 Percent More Fat</b><br>If you think cardio is the key to blasting belly fat, keep reading: When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups—no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training—they all lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters shed six more …

The Exercise That Will Make You a Better Runner

And no, it's not more running!<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you’re a dedicated runner, you’ve probably got quads of steel. But to run farther and faster, it’s just as important to strengthen your hamstrings, according to a new study …

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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

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 …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

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.

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

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The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

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