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Fit in 4: Why a tea towel is the new multi-gym

The humble towel…who’d have thought it? By adding this little bit of lightweight household kit to your workout you can enhance exercises in the …

Workouts

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

SolaRoad generates more power than expected

A Dutch bike path designed to generate solar power has produced more power than expected in its first six months.<p>SolaRoad has generated more than …

Clean Energy

5 High-Intensity Interval Weight-Loss Workouts With Kettlebells

Kettlebells are great. High-intensity interval workouts are also great. Together<p>As it happens, kettlebells are more effective than dumbbells for …

ALORE

Medicine Ball Slams and 7 More Moves to Build Muscle

Upgrade your strength training routine by throwing in these medicine ball moves for total-body toning<p>If your strength routine consists of the same …

A 6-Minute High-Intensity Workout You Can Do Anywhere

High-intensity workouts, like Tabata and HIIT, are all the rage, ranking at the top of fitness trends for 2014 and for good reason. I’ve been doing …

My Journey Teaching Through Passion-Based Learning

For the past eight years students in Year Six at Redlands have participated in a Personal Passion Project during Term Four.<p>It is a way to finish …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

Healthy Eating

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

Workouts

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Workouts

4 New Ways to Add Resistance to Your Workout

Weight plates can amp up your gym routine all on their own.<p>Weight plates aren't just for Olympic-style lifting: Their form factor makes them uniquely suited for adding resistance to exercises all by themselves. "Most plates have cut-out handles that work perfectly for you to be able to hold it …

Workouts

Your Guide to a Complete TRX Circuit Workout

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fitnessista and written by Gina H., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>The TRX always freaked me out a little bit. For one, it kind of looks like a torture device. I remember the first time I saw one and was like, "I'm supposed to CLIMB that?" (A …

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15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Exercise

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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9 Burn-Tastic Ways to Tone Up with a Barbell

This one piece of equipment is a total multitasker.<p>If you find the classic barbell super-intimidating, you're not alone. Maybe it’s because grunting dudes in the weight room are hogging the bar, or perhaps you just don't know how to use it. If the latter is true for you, you're in luck. (If it's …

7 Ways to Make Your Eyes Look Bigger and Brighter

Get ready to hear, "Your eyes look amazing!" all the time.<p>There’s something so playful and sexy about big doe eyes—but you don't have to be genetically gifted to get them. Just use these tips from M.J. Forte, a New York City-based makeup artist, to fake big, bright eyes.<p><b>Go Light In The Corner</b>For …

Makeup

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

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10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

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3 Swear-Worthy Recipes From the Thug Kitchen Cookbook

<b>Maple Berry Grits</b><br>Grits—creamy, slightly sweet, and full of fiber, iron, and vitamin B—don't get enough love at breakfast. Grab some and start your day with a little variety. It's about damn time to try something new.<p>2 cups water<br>2 cups almond or other nondairy milk<br>1 cup stone-ground grits*<br>1/4-1/2 …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

Flat-Belly Workout: Cardio and Crunchless Abs

Combine your cardio with core work to reap the flat-belly benefits of both types of sweat sessions. Today's workout alternates between jumping rope …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

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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. …

Workouts

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body

...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 distributed, they make your stabilizer muscles work …

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4 Veggie Pizza Crusts to Try Now

Courtesy of Lauren Goslin<p>Eggplant Crust<p>While many veggie pizza crusts are made of grated veggie plus binding ingredients, these eggplant crust pizzas …