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The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

An 18-Minute At-Home Workout to Target Your Worst Trouble Zones

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You have every intention of squeezing in more exercise — especially with the summer months upon us — but you never …

Tracy Anderson’s Favorite Exercises to Do While Traveling

Tracy Anderson proves that it’s possible to stay fit on vacation.<p>You know the feeling all too well: You’re sitting on a airplane—jammed in and …

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Workouts

How to Clean a Yoga Mat

There’s nothing worse than shifting into downward dog and catching a whiff of your yoga mat. Or worse—not realizing that it smells a little “off” …

Cleaning

These Lunch Recipes Taste Delicious and Help Reduce Belly Fat

Sorry if you're tired of hearing that abs are made in the kitchen, but it's true! Eating certain foods that are proven to diminish belly fat can make tackling that belly fat through diet even more effective. Choose foods such as eggs, lean protein (especially fish like salmon), tofu, whole grains, …

Healthy Eating

4 Oblique Exercises to Target Your Love Handles

Whittling your middle comes down to better nutrition paired with ab exercises that target the obliques.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Week Video Workout Plan

Give us 30 minutes a day for 14 days straight, and by the end of this two-week video workout plan, you'll feel stronger, more energised, and more …

Exercise

6 Surprising Reasons You're Not Building Muscle

How to tweak your routine to maximize strength and actually see muscle tone.<p>If you’re putting effort into going to the gym, you should at least be getting something out of it. But if you’re not seeing the definition in your arms or that coveted peach-shaped booty, you’re probably thinking, <i>what the</i> …

Muscle

A 12-Minute Outdoor HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're on vacation, traveling for work, or spending time away from home for whatever other reason, it can be hard to adapt your usual workout …

Workouts

Preventing Back Pain: 6 Tips to Promoting a Healthy Spine

There are many reasons that someone’s back can be out of whack in the gym, causing chronic pain or acute injuries.<p>In some cases, it could come down …

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Wonder Woman Halloween Makeup Tutorial: How To — Experts

If you want to be Wonder Woman for Halloween, you’re in luck! You can create a costume with the makeup you already own with this expert step-by-step …

Try This 5-Minute Booty Burn Workout From a Pilates Goddess

Need to wake up your backside? Give your booty a boost — no equipment required — with just five moves in five minutes using the five-minute booty burn Pilates workout from Lisa Corsello, founder of Burn Pilates.<p>Begin in a squat position with your weight in your heels.<br>• As you stand up, extend your …

This Workout Can Burn 346 Calories—in Just 13 Minutes

If you’re running short on time, pass the treadmill and elliptical, and head straight for the weights area. North Dakota State University researchers …

16 Ways To Get Fit Without Having To Join A Gym

Put down the dumbbells and step away from the treadmill...<p>The thumbnail for this post includes an image from @samanthaskerry on Instagram.

Exercising But Not Seeing Results? You May Be Doing the Wrong Workout for Your Body

There’s no one-size-fits-all routine, researchers say. Switching things up may help you get closer to your fitness goals.<p>Resolved to rev up your …

Research

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

What To Do Your First Day At The Gym

Image: iStock<p>After you've mustered up the willpower to finally check out the gym for the first time, plenty of questions remain: What should you …

Self-awareness

3 Alternatives to Carbs That Are So Much Healthier (but Taste Just as Good)

Finding alternatives to carbs that are as delicious as they are healthy is a tricky task. But we're here to help by providing you with three great …

Healthy Eating

One dead, several injured after car crashes into bus shelter in Marseille

One person has died in Marseille after a car crashed into people waiting at two different bus stops in the southern French port, police sources told French media.<p>The suspected driver, reportedly a 35-year-old man known by authorities for petty crimes and mental health problems, was arrested shortly …

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

Nutrition

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack.<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

Exercise

Here's Your Labor Day Ab Routine, All Planned Out

Last October we told you about the innovative lighting system at Barre Bee Fit, a Chicago-based barre studio with cardio, strength training and …

Workouts

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Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …