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Top 10 Workout Songs for January 2013

Kick off the new year with the best gym and running songs for 2013.<p>This month's mix features a lively bundle of songs to help you kick off the New …

Top 10

Pimp Your Smoothie: Low-Calorie Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are an easy way to eat more fruit. Give these five under-300-calorie concoctions a whirl, and sip your way to a slimmer body<p>Blend in! A Penn State study found that people whose smoothies were blended for five minutes ate 12 percent less food afterward and felt fuller than those whose …

Action Hero Hot-Body Yoga

Build a slim, trim body like screen siren Kate Beckinsale with these muscle-sculpting mat moves<p>Strange as it sounds, Kate Beckinsale prepares for the physically demanding job of playing futuristic fighters and werewolf hunters with a yoga-based routine.<p>She also practices qigong, a discipline …

Victoria’s Secret–Model Workout or Olympic Champion's Training Regimen?

Last night, CBS aired its annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show—an amalgamation of models in lingerie, live musical performances, and major body-image distress for women watching at home. To help said women obtain the same otherworldly dimensions that they viewed on the runway last night, today</i> …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

6 Standing Abs Exercises for a Six-Pack

Get up off the floor and work your core more with this standing abs workout<p>Standing abs exercises offer plenty of bonus benefits—you'll engage more …

Workouts

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

From Scrawny to Six-Pack: How One Woman Did it

A competitive drive and a passion for fitness helped Mona build the body of her dreams<p>You’d never guess it now, but Mona Muresan was once picked on …

Muscle

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

The Bikini Bottom Workout: 7 Lower-Body Blasters

Shape up your glutes, hips, thighs, and lower belly with this do-anywhere circuit<p>This circuit workout is designed to tighten and tone all the muscles …

Workouts

The Wedding-Dress Workout: Get Sleeveless-Ready in 15 Minutes a Day

Get Fit in 5 Minutes: Flat-Abs Workout

Score a stronger, tighter core despite your crazy-busy schedule<p>Hit your core from every angle with this fast and effective routine. The …

Workouts

The Short-Shorts Workout

Sculpt lean legs and a tight butt with this fat-blasting plan<p>Summer is just around the corner, so grab a pair of dumbbells (heavy enough to fatigue …

6 Seated Moves That Work Your Whole Body

Don't be fooled: This workout firms and burns much more than you'd think!<p>Injured? Stuck at the office? You don't have to give up on your workout. In …

Exercise

Workout Spotlight: Pure Barre

Photos: Pure Barre<p>New York City was in the middle of a sweltering, brain-melting heat wave, but you wouldn’t know it in the cool, airy Pure Barre …

Best Pre-Workout Snacks for Morning Exercise

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that skipping it can lead to some unpleasant side effects. The key to …

How to Squeeze Workouts Into Your Business Trip

Whether you love traveling for work (When else do you get a free hotel room all to yourself?) or hate it, one thing's for certain: Traveling wreaks …

12 New Workout Songs to Make the Time Fly

These high-energy jams will help you perform at your peak<p>If your workout music is starting to get a little stale, it's time to revitalize your …

Music

The 2-in-1 Lower-Body Workout

6 multitasking moves to sculpt a sexy tush and sleek thighs—no equipment necessary<p>1. Curtsy Lunge to Side Leg Lift<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Cross left leg behind right and …

Workouts

The guide to buying the coolest workout gear

Jo Admiraal, founder of new fitness clothing label Hey Jo, dispenses her smart tips on shopping for workout gear that feels as good as it looks.<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 29 July 2013<p>Anyone who has had the pleasure of wearing Hey Jo leggings (by the cult fitness brand which describes them as 'luxe for legs') …

Strength Workout: The Secret to Firing Up Your Metabolism

If you want to change your body, you have to challenge your body. Here's how!<p>There's one misconception that seems to prevail among fit women the …

High-Intensity Tabata Training Deemed An Effective Workout, Study Says

Think you don't have enough time for exercise? Good news: The body of evidence supporting short, high-intensity workouts continues to grow. According to a small new study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), Tabata-style workouts done for just 20 minutes provide measurable cardio …

DIY Bootcamp Workout

Save your cash and create your own killer training session with these simple but super-effective circuit ideas<p>1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as …

Workouts

The Look Good in Leggings Workout

4 easy moves to lift, shape, and define your lower half<p>1. Side Squat Flamingo<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand to the side of step, with left foot on top of step. Lower into …

Juice Your Way … to Workout Energy!

I know you’re supposed to like the gym because it makes you feel good. But between you and me, when I’m in a spinning class dying and there’s still <i>45</i> …

What's Best for Weight Loss: Cardio or Strength Training?

An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time<p><b>The question:</b> To lose weight, should I spend my gym time doing more cardio or more strength training?<p><b>The expert:</b> Personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T.<p><b>The answer:</b> It depends what you mean by "lose weight." If you are in an epic …

The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …