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The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

Exercise 1 Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed slightly out. Keeping your chest upright and core tight, bend your knees and sit your hips back, extending your arms straight in front of you at shoulder height <b>(a).</b> Press through your heels to jump as high as you can …

Bodyweight Exercise

Kettlebell Exercises For Women: Moves That Sculpt Your Entire Body

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body<p>...and FAST!<p>If you love yourself some kettlebell exercises, this workout is for you. (And if you've never tried them out, this workout is for you, too!) Kettlebell exercises are awesome because, thanks to the fact that their weight isn't evenly …

Kettlebell Exercises

9 Quick Pick-Me-Up Power Moves

Exercise 1 Downward-Facing Dog<p>Begin in plank pose with your hands slightly in front of your shoulders, fingers spread wide, and feet hip-width apart; raise your hips up and back until your body forms an inverted V shape.<p><i>Tip:</i> Relax your entire neck and take your gaze halfway back to your …


7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

Kill It in Your Cocktail Dress with This Arm Workout

Exercise 1 Close Hands Pushup (Superset #1)<p>Begin at the top of a pushup position with your hands placed directly under your shoulders. Keep your feet together and your midsection contracted and braced <b>(A)</b>. Maintain a long body from head to toe, and lower down by bending your elbows until your torso …

Bodyweight Exercise

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

New York City

A 10-Minute Workout That Will Make You Feel Totally Rejuvenated

Exercise 1 Bridge Pose<p>Begin by lying on your back with knees bent and feet on floor. Bring your heels close to your butt so that your fingertips touch your heels. Brace your core: Contract your ab muscles like you would in anticipation of someone punching you in the tummy. Inhale, and on the …


2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

According to the study authors, this new research provides the first evidence that a continuous kettlebell workout can produce the same metabolic cost of moderate intensity treadmill walking (four miles per hour) with a four percent grade. It can also potentially have a positive effect on the …


5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Best 15-Minute Workouts for 2015

Rights & Freedoms

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …


Would You Deep-Freeze Your Body to Look Thinner?

A look into a very strange fat-freezing treatment, an answer as to why Victoria Beckham never appears happy, and what Kate Moss looks like without a pixel-smudge of Photoshop in today's Alluring Links.<p>Want rosy skin and a flatter stomach in minutes? Just give your body this frost-bite-risking, …

Go for the Globes

It’s award season—dress for it. Here, <i>W</i>’s fashion market and accessories director shares her favorite cocktail frocks to wear in Los Angeles.