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Big-Batch Summer Cocktail: Lime in the Coconut

Jason Kisner, Copyright Scripps Networks, 2016<p>For the most delicious results, make this big-batch cocktail the day of your party and keep chilled …

6 Smoothies You Can Drink for Breakfast and Spike for Happy Hour

Best of both worlds.<p>Being healthy takes prep work and you're a busy lady. To help you out with your a.m./p.m. routine, here's a guide to smoothies you can make for breakfast...and then have later with some ~alcohol~. That's what multi-tasking is, right?

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These new fitness fashion looks work at the gym -- and on Instagram

Remember the childlike excitement of looking forward to doing homework just because you got a brand new set of pens? Think of fresh active wear as a fitness motivator. Stylish new gear can be just the inspiration you need to crush your next workout. Looks for this season range from bold takes on …

The 6 White Wines You'll Be Sneaking to the Park This Spring

Spring is finally making its grand entrance, bringing with it that spellbinding 70-something-degree sunshine and more pink cherry blossoms than your phone’s storage can handle taking photos of. It’s impossible to ignore Mother Nature’s invitation to get outside, and I’m pretty sure she’s telling …

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The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

8 Trainers Share Their Favorite Moves for Amazing Obliques

Alyssa Zolna/ Taylor Gainor<p>Breaking news: Side abs are the new side boobs. If you watched any awards show this season, you probably got the message loud and clear. But, as good as a strong set of obliques look on the red carpet, they're even better for your fitness cred. Your obliques form a vital …

Sarah Hyland's Trainer Breaks Down Exactly How She Stays in Shape - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Sarah Hyland</b> is small but mighty! <br>The <i>Modern Family</i> actress, 25, hits the gym with her trainer <b>Chad Landers</b> four days a week, and doesn’t shy away from …

5 Exercises A Personal Trainer Wishes You Would Skip

<i>This article was originally published on February 10, 2016.</i><p>No matter what kind of exercise you choose, we applaud you for getting out there and doing …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2016

<i>Flickr: Book Mama</i><p>February's top picks play more like summer workout mix than a winter one -- thanks to a wealth of pop and dance favorites. On the pop side of things, you'll find the latest from Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo. On the dance side, you'll find a new solo single from LMFAO's Redfoo and …

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The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Body Weight Squat with Knee Press Out<p>Place a resistance band around your legs just above your knees. Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart so that there's tension on the band. Reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor, and bend your knees. Push your hips back and lower into a …

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7 Workouts to Tone Your Butt and Legs All Week Long

Whether you’re a serious gym enthusiast, someone who loves to work out at home or not into breaking a sweat, you’ve likely heard of the meme “never skip leg day.” The buzz around leg day is all about respecting and strengthening some of the biggest muscles in your body. Another set of large muscles …

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How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Reverse Lunge and Press<p>Stand with your feet together with five-to 10-pounds dumbbells at your sides. Pull the dumbbells up so that you are holding them naturally at your shoulders, with your elbows directly underneath. Take a large step back with your right leg and lower into a lunge <b>(A)</b>. …

3 ways you can use a kettlebell to burn fat and maximize your workout

If your goal this year is to burn fat and maximize your workouts, there’s one fitness tool you need to incorporate into your routine: a kettlebell!<p>You’ve probably seen them at the gym or in our YouTube videos and we’re urging you to give kettlebell-based workouts a try! This amazing tool engages …

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Switch Up Your Cardio With This Metabolism-Boosting Workout Guide

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Alison, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>If there is something we love here at Fit Bottomed Girls, it's a quick HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout that will get your heart rate up, work all of your …

The Only Two Exercise Moves You Need To Get An Incredible Workout

The key to choosing exercise moves for an effective workout really depends on what your goals are. If you're aiming to accomplish a serious feat of …

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Here Are The Only 15 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape Anywhere

Get ready to learn the building blocks of any effective workout. No gym necessary.<p>BuzzFeed Life asked certified strength and conditioning specialist Rob Sulaver, founder of Bandana Training, to come up with 15 essential bodyweight moves for anyone who wants to exercise anywhere, anytime. Check them …

How to Get Sculpted Abs - Abdominal Workout

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whether your goal is washboard abs, a six-pack, or just for your clothes to lay a little flatter on your …

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The Coconut-Oil Product You Need to Try (Oh, and It's Less Than $10)

When a beauty-obsesed friend recently insisted I try a new coconut-oil body lotion, I nodded and smiled. I know coconut oil is the cure for everything from chronic dry skin to international terrorism, but I personally don't love the stuff. I figured this would be another moisturizer that smells …

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Our Hangover Smoothie Will Literally Save Your Life

You'll want to pause Netflix for this.<p>Hangovers are the worst. I'm a baby when I get one—which seems to be more and more common the older I get!—and prefer to spend the day on my couch in fetal position with a nostalgic movie like <i>Beetlejuice</i> on in the background. It's a sad, sad day until my …

Fall 2015 Runway Fashion Trends: What You Should Be Shopping On Sale

Trends are typically hard to shop on sale—if you wait for them to reach the discount section, there's a risk that, well, they won't be trending any more. That said, if you examine the best runway trends from fall 2015 with an expert's eye, you'll notice both classic shapes and looks we've seen …

Drinking This 1 Hour Before Going to Bed Burns Belly Fat in 7 Days

Flush the fat away, flatten your tummy and get leaner body by including this incredibly tasty drink in your diet routine. It will do magic for you …

PetBot uses 'petificial intelligence' for cat and dog selfies

How does it feel to be the center of the universe? Don’t know? If you’re a pet guardian, that’s exactly what you are, at least as far as your precious animal companion is concerned. When you’re away, they pine for your return (even cats).<p>With the Internet of Things becoming more thoroughly …

Is TONTOURING the key to flawless skin? Beauty guru defines her facial features with fake tan… and it lasts up to a week

• <b>Tontouring involves cheating your way to defined cheekbones using tan</b>• <b><br>Sculpts cheekbones, defines nose and enhances the structure of the face</b>• <b><br>Beauty</b> …

12 Things to Eat for a Flatter Stomach

Bye, bloat.<p>There's no shame in showing off your midriff in a bikini or crop top — ever. But it doesn't feel good to bare your belly when you're uncomfortably bloated.<p>Common culprits are constipation, fluid retention, and gas from swallowed air and the byproducts of digestion, all of which are easy …

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8 Super-Cute Desserts Disguised as Fruit