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These *intense* Pilates moves are a hard-core challenge for your abs

If you’ve spent any time in a Pilates mat class, you know the workout’s signature moves—including the hundred, rollups, and sliding lunges—are …

Exercise

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine, we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements into her regimen, from boxing to meditation, and we've been dying to know what her favorite exercise is. POPSUGAR spoke to her trainer, Peter Thomas, and he …

Workouts

5 Pilates Moves That Tone., Life and Shape Your Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

Workouts

The Easiest Workout to Tone Your Entire Body

JK... but at least it’s fun.<p>In the words of the wise one, Kanye West (less cap lock, more PG13);<p>“1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and get them sit ups right …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

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Yoga for runners: 13 poses to increase flexibility and enhance your training

These moves will strengthen and stretch your body and mind.<p>Runners are notorious for skipping out on cross-training exercises so they can squeeze in …

Yoga

The Core Conditioning Workout That Makes You a Better Athlete

A strong core can take your training to the next level.<p>There's a lot of talk about having sexy abs and being swimsuit ready—but the benefits of …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

The 14 Best Workout and Exercise Apps for Lazy Girls

Easy fitness plans you can follow without even leaving your apartment.<p>Nothing kills your exercise motivation faster than a roomful of witnesses at the scene of your Not Nailing That Yoga Pose. But that's where workout apps for your smart phone (that you can use in the privacy of your home) come in. …

Ireland’s heart of gold and silver

Forget Claddagh rings and Connemara crosses. Ireland’s new designers are creating utterly original, expressions of pure joy.<p>Finding Joseph Walsh’s studio outside the rural two-pub village of Riverstick was trying. Cell reception was spotty, and many of the addresses were written as names instead of …

Ireland

Teacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage taker

"I knew if I lost my composure, this is going to end badly," Smith told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday. "He told me I was going to die today and I believed that."<p>That the hostage crisis ended with no one killed or even hurt at Philip Barbour High School is largely due to Smith, whose …

High School

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

The A-List: 15 Adorable Dogs And Their Superstar Owners

It's National Dog Day, an annual pet holiday to share puppy love and encourage adoption. Since we're obviously all pet lovers here, we couldn't pass …

Serena Williams

Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

He was probably about 40 years old, 155 pounds, white and wearing a suit. And he's the reason why women are shivering at their desks in air-conditioned buildings.<p>At some point in the 1930s, someone defined "metabolic equivalents" — how much energy a body requires while sitting, walking and running. …

United Nations

Royal family releases portrait of Prince George on his second birthday

<b>King's Lynn, England</b>: As portraits go, it doesn't come much cuter.<p>Buckingham Palace has released an intimate and candid portrait of Prince George in …

Family

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All the Photos From Princess Charlotte's Royal Christening

Baby Charlotte looks beautiful, and of course, Prince George is everything.<p>The royal family is gathering at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene today for Princess Charlotte's christening. The baby is dressed in a beautiful white satin and lace christening gown and will be baptized by the Archbishop of …

These magnetic iPhone lenses will make your videos and photos much more attractive

I was shooting my son’s school play a couple of months ago with my iPhone, as I don’t have a dedicated video camera any more. Because I sat up close, I wasn’t really able to capture the whole stage in one shot.<p>What I needed was a wide-angle lens. That’s where these PhotoJojo magnetically attachable …

Mobile Photography

How to make icons and text larger with Display Zoom for iPhone

It's as simple as tapping a few buttons! Here's how you go about it.<p>Note: If you're using an iPhone Plus model, Display Zoom will disable Landscape …

Forget drinking, Vapshot lets you literally inhale your booze

Drinking alcohol –and by that we mean physically swallowing it in liquid form, is so 2013. These days, all the cool kids are skipping the tired old …

Keep Your Knees Healthy and Run Forever

"Doc, does running hurt my knee?"<p>The answer is no. Injury hurts your knee.<p>If you have healthy knees, you can run forever. If you have a cartilage injury, a torn meniscus, or an unstable knee join,t then the knee will wear out faster than normal.<p>If you're a runner, or if you're considering taking up …

4 Things People Don’t Tell You About Major Weight Loss

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

9 Things that Happen To Your Body When You Go Off the Pill

So we spoke to a few experts to find out how going off hormonal birth control can affect your body. Keep in mind, these symptoms may vary from woman to woman, but it's still great intel to keep in mind.<p><b>You May Experience Heavier Periods and Worse Cramps</b><br>A lot of women go on the Pill because it’s …

Sydney's top 10 hotel bars

Melbourne may be known for its rooftop and laneway bars, but when it comes to hotel bars Sydney has the standouts. From popular stalwarts to hip new arrivals, we’ve rounded up 10 city hotels that offer travellers more than just a place to sleep.<p><b>Gilt Lounge, QT,</b> <b>49 Market Street, Sydney</b><p>Overlooking …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

Road trip Tasmania: how to tackle the island state

Tasmania<p>doesn’t look very big on the map – an inverted leafy triangle just a few hundred kilometers tall and not much wider across the top. But appearances can be deceiving for those planning a road trip of Australia's most southern state.<p>Down amongst the greenery, straight roads are rare and most …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …