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This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

This 25-Minute Strength Workout Activates Every Muscle Group

Targeted workouts are great for when you want to hit a tough-to-tone spot, but we think feeling fatigued all over is especially rewarding. And when …

Exercise

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Workouts

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes — the hip dip.<p>The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Workouts

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

How to Look Good Naked: Inside Dakota Johnson’s Fifty Shades Darker Workout Routine

“The joke was, ‘I’m about to be naked for six months,’” says Gunnar Peterson, the Beverly Hills fitness guru who, together with New York–based trainer Kacy Duke, helped get Dakota Johnson in shape ahead of the filming of <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>. In order for Johnson to look and feel her best while nude, …

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

19 Things That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution has you planning to lift more, run more, or sweat more, chances are, you’re looking to do it in the most efficient and …

20-Minute Flat-Belly and Toned-Arms Workout

We like to think of this workout as a two-for-one! We're going to work your abs and arms with a bunch of multitasking moves that target both areas and more. If you're new to working out, don't worry. We offer beginner modifications for all the exercises throughout the video. Grab a set of dumbbells …

The best 7 tricks for sleeping on planes

People have different priorities when they fly. When you're flying solo, and don't have a companion at 30,000 feet, sometimes sleep is the best activity.<p>But getting rest in the sky can be difficult with increasinly cramped seats, not to mention unruly seatmates.<p>If you don’t want to spend the two …

A Chill 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout For Active Recovery Days

This 10-minute bodyweight workout was developed by trainer Jared Kaplan, founder of Studio 26 in NYC (basically, the chillest fitness space ever). …

Snag Jenna Dewan Tatum's Ingenious Trick for Getting Her Body Back After Baby

With one look at Jenna Dewan Tatum’s insane abs (see above for reference), it’s hard to believe that the 35-year-old was ever pregnant. Since the <i>Step</i> …

6 Products, 10 Minutes: Makeup Tips for Busy Moms From Laura Geller

Makeup artist (and mom!) Laura Geller shares the secrets to looking polished and put-together using just six beauty products. Watch and learn!<p>Professional makeup artist Laura Geller, a mom in New York City and founder of Laura Geller Beauty, has tips for busy moms everywhere on how to master a …

Beauty Confession: This Lipgloss Is a Game-Changer for My Hair

It’s that time again! I have a weird beauty move, and I can’t <i>not</i>share it with you. We all know my obsession with blow drying my eyelashes and the weirdest hairbrush ever, but this is on a whole new level of weird. I accidentally put lip gloss in my hair one day, and it just felt right. Now, it’s …

Flatten Your Belly With These Side Plank Variations

Have a little extra fluff around your middle? While plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses, you also need to do side plank variations to target your obliques. Add these variations to your next workout. If your wrists bother you, do all of these variations while balancing on your …

Kick Off Fashion Week with Our Best Backstage Beauty Hacks

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us yet again---and we're not talking about the holidays. Today is the official start of New York Fashion …

Best Workouts for Weight Loss

With the start of the new year comes the onslaught of resolutions filling up your Instagram feed. At the top of everyone's list, according to Google? Weight loss. But hold up: just because everyone around you wants to lose weight doesn't mean you should, too (we happen to like you just the way you …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

15 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Follow

Despite being glued to their reply buttons, plenty of managers still don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>The average US employee spends about a quarter of the work week combing through the hundreds of emails we all send and receive every day.<p>But despite the fact that we're glued to our reply …