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Sculpt Your Butt and Legs with One Killer Move

This exercise is heavy-duty, and you're going to love it.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Sumo Squat:</b> This move engages your …

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4 Butt-Busting Moves From Madonna's Former Trainer

<i>By Kristin Tice Studeman for Style.com.</i><p><i>(photo: courtesy of Adidas)</i><p>The year of the booty might have been 2014, but since we won't be booking any backside-enhancing injection treatments anytime soon, we're going after the perfect derriere the good old-fashioned way. Cue: Nicole Winhoffer, the newly …

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 …

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10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

I Ate Like Beyoncé for a Week

Borges and Beyoncé announced that they were launching a meal-delivery service in February, after teasing it for more than a year. Our first peek at the meals came from Beyoncé's Instagram account in December 2013 after she announced that she and hubby Jay Z were going vegan for 22 days right around …

Make America's Best Tomato Sauce

If you want sauce done right, think outside the jar.<p>If you’re buying jarred tomato sauce because it’s more convenient than making the real stuff, stop. With the right recipe, you don’t need a long list of ingredients or an entire afternoon of free time. This recipe, borrowed from Patsy’s Italian …

Italian Food

Try this 10-minute total-body workout that you can do outside

When the weather is warm, it's great to get outside to change up your workouts. So I wanted to share this fun, challenging outdoor workout, which requires no equipment at all.<p>Just head out into your yard or the park, take in the fresh air and build up a sweat. Run through it once for an …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b>Miami …

Women's Health

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>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 …

A Chef Explains How to Make Kale and Other Healthy Foods Not Taste Awful

And it doesn’t involve adding bacon bits.<p>Chef Jeremy Bringardner used to force down healthy eats regardless of how they tasted. But then he changed his entire food philosophy. "I don't believe in sacrificing taste for nutrition—ever," he says. "I believe it's equally important to enjoy your food as …

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

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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10 Exercises That Make Your Breasts Look Bigger

Push-up bra, hold the bra.<p>In new evidence that exercise can do ~*mAgIcaL~* things: Certain moves can make your breasts look perkier naturally.<p>So swap your padded bra for exercises designed and demoed by certified fitness trainer, health coach, and fitness model Elizabeth Bracero to give your girls …

The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Never miss a workout with this travel-friendly routine from Miranda Lambert's trainer.<p>When you're on the road as much as Miranda is—or simply away a lot during the summer—staying in great shape can be challenging. "You have to be creative with what you have and with your environment," says her …

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The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

Fitness

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

Fitness

This Is the RIGHT Way to Sculpt Your Abs: Watch the Video

<i>Holly Perkins is a certified strength and conditioning specialist who holds a degree in exercise physiology. She is on a mission to match the number of women to the number of men in weight rooms around the world. Holly created the Women’s Strength Nation movement to help women uncover their</i> …

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

David Copperfield

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Skin Care

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

Workouts

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!

Your basic lunges aren’t cutting it anymore<p>Just like you shouldn't eat the same foods at every meal, you shouldn't do the same old lunges every time you work out. Sure, they're convenient and easy, but so is fast food—and you know that doesn't do your body any favors. So the next time you hit the …

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6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you've ever needed a reason to sleep in, this is it.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and repurposed with permission from Fitbie.com.</i><p>Well, this is upsetting: Forty percent of Americans get just six hours of sleep or fewer per night, according to a recent Gallup poll. And groggy mornings and …

Sleep

Why You Have to Move Sideways to Get a Great Rear Profile

The need-to-know for a beautiful booty<p>The glutes are the largest muscles in the body, so the more you use them, the greater your body's overall calorie-burning potential. It'll take more than just squats and lunges to get your butt in gear, though. To be truly well rounded (literally and …

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5 Tricks to Avoid Being Hungry All the Time

Once, one of my clients half-jokingly requested an exorcism from the demon possessing her body: hunger. Kind of a gruesome analogy but, truth be …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

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10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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5 Abs-Sculpting Mistakes You're Probably Making

Plus, how to fix them ASAP<p>One of the most common requests I get from members at my gym is a suggestion for stronger, flatter abs. Maybe it's because we're approaching bikini season, or maybe it's the fact that crop tops are back in, but lately, a taut middle is an even hotter topic. But as usual, …

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5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Get a tight tush and thighs in just five exercises<p>The legs and glutes are the largest muscles in anyone's body, so the benefits of working them well go beyond looking great in booty shorts. (Benefits like boosting your metabolism, just for starters.) This five-exercise routine takes your lower half …

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