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Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Loves This Lunge Variation

Crush the three-in-one exercise for a sculpted upper and lower body.<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>Dumbbell Hammer Curl to</b> …

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Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

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7 Types of Squats You Should Be Doing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p>Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, …

How to Get to Sleep Without Trying or Putting in Effort

It's 5 a.m. and you've only now dropped off to sleep. You have spent the best part of the night tossing and turning in your bed. Why has it taken until 5 a.m. for you to finally nod off? Or put another way, why have you been able to drift off to sleep at 5 a.m., when you couldn't get to sleep …

10 Things NOT to Do After You've Gained Weight

Women's Health's resident weight-loss expert and R.D. shares her top tips for what to avoid when you've gone up a size.<p>You've put on some pounds. It happens. And it's okay. So often we're bombarded with things we must start to do to lose weight <i>stat</i>. But what about all the things you're already …

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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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The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

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The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

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The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

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21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

This sensible-yet-butt-kicking plan will get you in the habit of working out—and you'll love the results so much that at the end of the three weeks, you won't wanna stop<p>Welcome to February—the month where weight loss and fitness resolutions go to die. (No, seriously—February 7 is actually known as …

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10 Powerful Quotes To Remember Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, prolific poet and civil rights activist, died on Wednesday at the age of 86. Despite her passing, Angelou's legacy will live on through her captivating words and beautiful insight on the human spirit. Below are 10 of the author's most uplifting quotes on life, love and how to be a …

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

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Bust Through a Fitness Plateau

How to jumpstart your weight-loss progress<p><b>Question:</b> I’ve been CrossFit training and eating clean for two years now and have lost about 40 pounds and gained a lot of muscle, but I seem to have hit a plateau. Any advice on how to drop those last stubborn 20 pounds?<p><i>(from reader Guy Miron)</i><p><b>Answer:</b> First …

9 Slimming Smoothie Recipes

Sip up and slim down. Quick and easy to prepare, these smoothie recipes are packed with refreshing fruits and MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids)—the …

3 Foolproof Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Kill the little suckers once and for all with these smart tips<p>Summer is approaching, and that means trips to the farmer’s market and fresh fruit galore. It also means trying to get rid of fruit flies in your kichen for good.<p>Of course, the best way to kill and get rid of fruit flies is to prevent …

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You HAVE to See Jessica Simpson's Ripped Arms

<i>"After the prez it's the after party #whcd @usatoday"</i><p>Pretty impressive, right?<p>And while there's obviously no way to score the exact same arms as Jessica, you can certainly be inspired by Jessica's fitness progress to work on your own guns. Have a go at the awesome arms workouts below to sculpt some …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

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