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This Abs Exercise Is Way More Fun Than Crunches

Chances are, when you think 'fun abs exercise'—OK, who are we kidding? No one thinks that. But the donkey kick exercise might change your mind. Not …

Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Use The Weight Machines At The Gym

Exercise machines may take up a lot of real estate on the gym floor, but if you look at them and think WTF, you’re not alone. And if you decide to …

10-Minute Yoga Flow for Butt, Back, and Thighs

This series of poses strengthens and tones the lower body.<p>If you’re pressed for time, but still want to get a challenging workout in, look no …

Where Stress Gets Stuck in the Body—And How to Release It

In a new video collaboration, Lauren Roxburgh, structural integration and alignment specialist—and our resident fascia and pelvic floor …

31 Potluck Recipes That Will Blow Guests' Minds (and Only Take You 15 Minutes)

Problem: You’ve signed yourself up for a potluck get-together but your cooking expertise extends to boiling eggs and slapping together PB&Js. There's …

Healthy Eating

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

This Core-Strengthening Yoga Routine Will Spice Up Your Workout

Kiss those crunches goodbye.<p>Let’s introduce a little variety into your routine, shall we?<p>In the Udaya yoga video above, instructor Rudy Mettia demonstrated how to do boat and table poses to help engage your core and stretch your muscles in the process. They’re a little more entertaining (and …

Yoga

Yoga Poses for Every Part of Your Body

One of the beauties of yoga is that it works on your whole body. Unlike having a "legs day" or "arms day" at the gym, doing a regular yoga practice …

Get Rid of Aches and Pains With a Stretch

Get Rid of Aches and Pains With a Stretch<p>Updated on December 22, 2017<p>Pain is useful and necessary to alert the sufferer that something is amiss. No …

Tofu Marinade and Sauce with Rice Vinegar Recipe

• In a small bowl, whisk together ​the rice vinegar, light and dark soy sauce, Asian sesame oil, sugar, chili paste, garlic and olive oil.<br>• Cover and …

Food

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. …

This 5-Minute Yoga Sequence Will Boost Your Energy ASAP

Get ready for your second wind.<p>Ditch the coffee cup and grab your yoga mat instead.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a super-short sequence designed to help reenergize your body and mind. The moves are perfect if you're slouched over a desk from nine to five. Each …

Yoga

The Ultimate Triceps Workout for Tight AF Arms | Women's Health

Your triceps are part of what I call the “Trifecta of Transformation”—the three areas that women are most interested in toning: triceps, tush, and tummy.<p>In particular, firm triceps can be pretty life-altering (or at the very least, mood-boosting!). Beyond just looking awesome, training your triceps …

Yoga for (Too!) Tight Butts

<i>by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, BSN and</i> <i>certified Iyengar Yoga teacher</i><p>"I have sciatica."<p>"I have piriformis syndrome."<p>"I have a pain in my butt--right here." <i>(Points to area of the buttock near the buttock bone, also called the ischial tuberosity.)</i><p>As a yoga teacher, I often hear one or more of …

17 Vegetarian Recipes That Will Steal the Show at Your Next Cookout

When throwing a cookout, I'm as guilty as anyone of treating vegetables as an afterthought, while the meat gets the lion's share of my devotion. I'll scare up a quick slaw or skewer a few mushrooms or peppers, sure, but my focus will largely remain on the barbecued ribs or spatchcocked chicken. But …

21 Must-Make, No-Bake Bar Recipes For Summer

A summertime rule of thumb is that all desserts made in your kitchen should be no-bake. And if bar cookies are your sweet-tooth-satisfier of choice, these are the oven-free recipes you'll want to turn to. From decadent chocolate peanut butter bars to easy granola bars that are better than …

Weight Training for Women- Exercise and Workout!

Weight training has a lot to say for itself and should be adopted as a part of one's daily life, at home and while working around the house. Weight …

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

A Yoga Flow That Works Your Legs and Butt

Ever feel like your usual yoga practice turns into a snoozefest? (And no, we don’t just mean ending in savasana or corpse pose). Do this unique flow …

Yoga for Back Pain

Have you tried everything that conventional medicine has to offer for your spinal problem but are still hurting—and as such are looking for an …

Yoga

Glazed Tofu

<i>This glazed tofu recipe made with honey and soy sauce is crazy simple yet spectacularly impressive. Crispy at the edges and easy as can be. Folks who</i> …

Tofu

So THIS Is the Secret to a Sexy Yoga Butt

That's really all it takes.<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between a chilled-out yoga flow and a tight, round butt, Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles yogi who teaches Jessica Alba's go-to fitness class, Cornelius YogaBurn, incorporates yoga-inspired moves that will basically light your butt …

Total Body Push Workout Routine

This workout involves pushing exercises targeting the quads, outer thighs, chest, shoulders, and triceps. Alternate this workout with the Pull …

Workouts

14 Ab Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Ball Exchange Ab Exercise<p>The ball exchange is an excellent way to work the abs while adding intensity to your workouts. This is a whole body …

This Calming Yoga Routine Doubles As A Killer Upper Body Workout

Now this is our kind of multitasking.<p>Consider yourself toned <i>and</i> relaxed.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Jules Mitchell takes you through a short sequence designed to target stress. But don't let the nature of the routine fool you: These moves also serve as a killer way to work your upper …

Yoga

Easy Tofu Recipes to Make Now

F&W’s Kay Chun shares four easy and healthy tofu recipes.<p>In a large nonstick skillet, heat 3 tablespoons canola oil. Add 1 chopped serrano chile, 1 …