Maddie Levy

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6 Moves to Get the Best Butt Ever — From Instagram's Blonde Jen Selter

With more than 1.5 million fans, @AmandaEliseLee's tips are worth following.<p>You don't get a high, tight butt by sitting on it — just ask certified fitness trainer Amanda Lee (@amandaeliselee), whose butt has amassed more than 1.5 million Instagram followers.<p>The 29-year-old didn't always have such a …

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 …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, and it's the sum of everything your body …

This Photographer Turns Vintage Photos Into Surreal Works Of Art

Australian photographer and artist Jane Long brings old photos to life in beautifully wild and imaginative ways.<p>Jane Long is a Brisbane-based fine art photographer and artist, who is the mind behind the wildly imaginative <i>Dancing with Costică</i> series. According to Long, she was looking for photos to …

Interview: Photographer Builds Elaborate Sets to Capture Surreal Portraits In-Camera

Even as a child, Lara Zankoul was interested in photography, finding inspiration in the photos she came across in fashion magazines. Despite her fascination, she opted to study economics for a more secure career. At 21 years old, Zankoul couldn't deny creative yearning and made a life-changing …

The Arts

The Only Guide You'll Ever Need to Finally Score Some Abs

Six-pack, here you come!<p>As a personal trainer, the question I get asked more than any other is: “What’s the best exercise to get a six-pack?” I’ve worked with many women who were super lean and fit but still had a noticeable pooch. There are a lot of factors at play that all have to come together …

The Best Butt Workout

Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form. <i>Check out all of WH's 20-Minute Workout Series -</i></b> …

15-Minute Hot Abs Workout

Targeting your core produces more than a taut tummy: It turbocharges your overall strength and metabolism.<p>That sports-bra-only yoga instructor. Women who make naval rings look sexy. Every page of the <i>Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition</i>. Let's face it: We've all had moments of ab envy. But beyond how …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

7 Ways to Get Your Butt Back in Gear When You're Feeling Zero Motivation to Work Out

How to keep laziness, burnout, and forgotten gym shoes from standing in the way of your workout.

The Perfect Poach

Makes 2 Servings<p>We consulted the perfectionists at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, where chef de cuisine Eli Kaimeh gave us his number-one piece of advice (and recipe) for the perfect poached egg: Start with a fresh egg. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

What to Do Before, During, and After a Workout So You Don’t Break Out

Pimple-proof your fitness routine<p>You know that exercise is good for your body—but if you don’t take care of your skin while you work out, you could be left with a face full of zits caused by clogged pores. Luckily, there are some pretty easy steps you can take before, during, and after a gym …

The Short-on-Time, High-on-Intensity Circuit Workout

Busy women everywhere, we've got you covered.<p>You've got a hectic schedule. You've got places to go, people to see, things to do. I hear you. That said, you don't want your fitness to suffer. That's why I've designed the ultimate high-intensity workout. Get in, work up a major sweat, then get out …

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. …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

21 Great Quotes to Read Before Going to Sleep

Everybody loves a good quote, and these words of wisdom can help you settle in for sweeter dreams and better night's sleep.<p>Mood and perspective play a significant role on our mindsets before bed, which can in turn influence our quality of sleep. Think about your own experiences -- is there a …

Sleep

37 gorgeous pools everyone should swim in once

There are stunning pools all over the world, but some pools are worth trekking to.<p>From the world's largest pool in Chile to a pool that makes it feel like you're swimming at the top of the Swiss Alps, here are 37 pools you'll want to cross off your bucket list.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was</i> …

Fort Lauderdale

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

The Only 20-Minute Outdoor Workout You'll Need This Summer

Sweet summertime has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate than pausing that gym membership, saving a little cash and taking your workouts outside?<p>There are so many bodyweight-based exercise moves you can combine to create workout circuits that are challenging and effective anywhere and …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

21 Dark Chocolate Recipes for Extra-Decadent Cakes, Puddings, Waffles, and More

Our hearts belong to rich, luscious dark chocolate. Here are 21 sweet recipes to embrace the dark side.<p><b>We'll never turn down a handful</b> of the milk chocolate chips we keep in the pantry for baking (and snacking) emergencies, but our hearts really belong to rich, luscious dark chocolate. In waffles, …

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

This routine from Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn's new book will help you sculpt every inch (fast!) and gain the swagger to wear that 'kini with confidence.<p>Summer's here, which should be reason to celebrate (flip-flops! barbecues! rosé!). Yet for many women, the season is often overshadowed by two …

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

Dessert

Secluded Beaches Worth The Trek

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet? Maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever your ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

Beaches

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How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …