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According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

21 intense relationship betrayals that don’t involve cheating

Yes, cheating is very, very bad.<p>But relationships don’t break down only when one person sticks their genitals in the general direction of a person …

7 things being in a long-distance relationship teaches you about yourself

Okay, obviously being in a long-distance relationship is no one’s ideal situation. All the things that you would typically do with the person you …

Why It's Important to Fight Fairly: An Interview With Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin

<i>Learning to fight fairly is key to preserving goodwill in all our relationships, from personal to public.</i> Stan Tatkin <i>and his partner</i> Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin<i>, codevelopers of the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy, say the key lies in staying connected even as you express your</b> …

9 Rampant Toxic Behaviors that Break Relationships Up

<i>Our behavior is a small thing that makes a big difference in our relationships.</i>This morning I saw a middle-aged woman ferociously slam the car door …

Relationships

33 Tiny Habits That Are Slowly Ruining Your Relationship

Rolling your eyes when your partner talks isn't the same as cheating, but over time it can be just as destructive.<p>Rolling your eyes when your partner …

Health

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

The 1 Smoothie Recipe You Need to Lose Weight

If you've tried kale in smoothies before but weren't a fan of the earthy flavor, you've got to give this creamy recipe a try. The pineapple not only helps prevent belly bloat, but its strong tangy flavor helps hide the bitterness of the kale.<p>This 350-calorie smoothie not only tastes great, but it …

This Intense, Total-Body Tabata Workout Will Torch Fat

Shift your metabolism into overdrive with this mix of plyometric and resistance moves<p>This third workout in our Tabata Makes You Hotta series is a total-body scorcher from Hannah Eden, owner of Pumpfit in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The mix of explosive exercises and resistance training moves will give …

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

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nutrition

Today's Workout 1: The circuit to pound your core, chest, and back

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout begins with a tough one—the renegade row. The exercise exhausts nearly every muscle in the body, …

Workouts

How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

Skip The Treadmill And Try These 20 Fat-Blasting Cardio Moves Instead

You can literally do these moves anywhere.<p>Sometimes squeezing in your cardio workouts can feel like a drag—especially when you're stuck on a rotation that takes you from the treadmill to the bike to the elliptical and back again.<p>That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins …

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

The 20-Minute Stair Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking of a staircase as an annoying daily hurdle. But taking advantage of that steady incline can actually be a major …

10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

9 Printable At-Home Workouts to Help You Survive the Holiday Madness

Whether you work out in a gym or at home, it pays to have a plan — especially since holiday madness can foil the best-laid plans. Here are nine workouts, perfect for when you're traveling, that you can print and use wherever you decide to get your sweat on. From cardio you can do in your living …

Workouts

A 30-Day Quick Start Guide to Weight Training

This is a quick-start guide to get you into weight training over a one month period of steady progression. The article details what to do leading up …

4 Expert Tips For Beating Belly Fat

If you're constantly doing crunches to get a six-pack, you may be going about things the wrong way. Trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21 Day Fix and 21 Day Fix Extreme fitness and nutrition programs, shares four effective tips to help you fight belly fat and keep it off. We love that these …

7 Ways To Prepare For Your First 5K That Have Nothing To Do With Running

If you've never run a race before—whether it's a 5K, 10K, or full-on marathon—it can be intimidating. It can also be really hard to know where to …

Muscle

5 Marathon Workouts That Take 45 Minutes or Less

Training for a marathon is no easy task, but it doesn't have to take over your life. Yes, long runs are a necessity for endurance, says John Henwood, …

Why You Should Embrace Your Darker Emotions

The count will vary depending on which expert you ask, but for our purposes, let’s say there are seven basic emotions: joy, anger, sadness, fear, …