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Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

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 the muscles in your glutes and …

The Move That Helps Fix Knee Pain

Because you can't get fit sitting on the sidelines<p>The calves are the body's shock absorbers, so having tight ones is about as effective has having rusty springs underneath your car.<p>"You calves are integral to things like running, jumping, and squatting. If they're tight when you're performing these …

How To Make Sure Your Pictures Are As Clean As Possible

It is no secret that a picture will rarely look the same on every media. Even from one screen to another there can be a huge difference! Blacks that …

5 Sounds You Probably Can't Hear

Think you have perfect hearing? There are still plenty of sounds in the world that you can’t detect. The low range of human hearing starts around 20 …

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Watch an Insanely Beautiful Time-Lapse Video

If you want to marvel at just how otherworldly our own planet can seem, astrophotographer Randy Halverson has a video for you, which he shot in …

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Yoga on Gaia on Twitter: "Are you suffering from back pain? Give these poses a try: #yoga #backpain http://t.co/UMefkf7rSk"

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Bump up the incline: High-intensity workouts may fight diabetes

Simply bumping up the incline on your treadmill as you walk might help protect you from diabetes, a new study suggests.<p>Canadian researchers found improvements in managing blood sugar only occurred with higher intensity workouts, according to the study published in the Annals of Internal …

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

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.

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See Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm’s Full-Day Health and Fitness Routine

A sweet potato, deadlifts, and a cuddly cat are involved.

Q&A: What's the Best Workout to Blast Cellulite?

Crucial info just in time for short-shorts season<p><b>The question:</b> What can I do to get rid of my cellulite—or at least make it less visible?<p><b>The expert:</b> Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> The fact is, there's no workout in the world that magically makes cellulite …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Meet the newer, safer—but just as body-transforming—alternative to high-intensity interval training.<p>Amped-up Pilates reformers. Trampoline cardio. Underwater cycling. You can find fitness classes with all kinds of different bells and whistles right now—and new ones are popping up every day. In this …

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.<p>1. …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

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Flashback: David Bowie Scandalizes England With ‘Starman’

It’s difficult for people who didn’t watch the original airing of David Bowie’s appearance on <i>Top of the Pops</i> in the summer of 1972 to fully …

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Jack White Releases Three Videos in One for ‘Black Bat Licorice’

Potato chips, sliced-off tongues, head-banging: It’s all included in the interactive, three-in-one music video for Jack White‘s latest single, “That …

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15 Facts About The Big Lebowski

Grab your bowling balls and a White Russian because here are a few facts about <i>The Big Lebowski</i> that really tie the room together.<p>1. The Dude is based …

Watch Jack White Bite Into ‘That Black Bat Licorice’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Jack White and his ace band delivered a scorching take on “That Black Bat Licorice” during Thursday’s <i>Tonight Show</i>, helping Jimmy Fallon and company …

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Life Tips From The Ph.D. Who's Discovering How Meditation Changes Your Brain

Britta Hölzel is not your typical yoga teacher. Or your typical Ph.D. neuroscientist.<p>In recent years, during fellowships at Harvard Medical School and elsewhere, Hölzel has co-authored a range of studies focused on the intersection of two great passions of her life, how meditation and yoga affect …

Restore Your Harmony and Connection With 2 Words

It's Monday morning. There's a big meeting at work, and you cannot be late. In a nervous rush, you skip breakfast, scramble to locate your keys, and head out only to find torrential rain... and a dead car battery.<p>No matter what set of circumstances seem to be conspiring to rob you of your ability …

Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

Published on December 14, 2014 by admin · No Comments<p>Numerous studies have indicated the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest …

How Breath and Meditation Transformed My Life

I adjusted the snorkeling gear to fit my mouth so that I could breathe with ease. In the clear blue waters of the Pacific near the Molokini Crater in Maui, I saw a paradise of fish and coral. In complete awe of this grandeur, my mind became still and I floated effortlessly. I knew I was in a …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditation

photo: courtesy of free people.<p><i>Dr. Laura Ruof, DDS, is a "floss boss." As a successful New York City dentist, she's not only made it her business to</i> …

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