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12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

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 …

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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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Chisel Your Shoulders and Abs In Just 9 Minutes

This 3-move workout will shred your entire upper body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Alexia Clark, personal trainer at Alexia Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This workout emphasizes the rear deltoids and upper back, giving you muscular shoulders that will bust through any T-shirt or tank top. Beyond aesthetic …

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Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

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This Simple 4-Move Workout Will Get You Serious Results

No equipment necessary.<p>You don’t have to get fancy to get results. This four-move workout—comprised of lunges, pushups, squats, and planks—is proof of that.<p>By adding a little pulse to the bottom of your lower-body moves, you'll increase the muscle activation in your legs, especially in your …

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17 Abs Exercises You Can Literally Do Anywhere

Your core deserves to be challenged.<p>Ready to scorch your core? We asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins for 17 no-equipment abs moves you can bust out even if you're miles from the gym.<p>From "sexy jacknives" to "bear hugs," these moves will challenge your muscles while also ensuring …

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The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

6 Butt Moves That Beat Squats

Trainers hail squats as the queen of butt-toning exercises. But if your knees are balky—they pop or grind as you drop into position—squats may be an unsuitable option. That's okay: The squat queen can lose her crown to these joint-friendly, butt-blasting, derrière-toning moves. (And check out these …

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Supermodel Izabel Goulart’s Brazilian Beach Workout in 4 Body-Sculpting GIFs

The athletic bodies catching the collective eye at the Olympics this month are as diverse as they come, with Simone Biles proving that explosive things come in small packages, and basketball’s Elena Delle Donne blending power and grace at 6-feet-5. Lately, those strolling along Copacabana in Rio …

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Exercises For Perfectly Shaped Abs (video)

Fat deposits around your stomach are causing unpleasant feeling and your greatest desire is their elimination. Despite all the persistent and strict …

6 Moves to Flatten Your Lower Abs

Meet your new favorite tummy toners.<p>It’s one of the top questions we get at <i>Women’s Health</i>: How do I get flat lower abs? Without a doubt, it’s one of the most frustrating areas to slim down and strengthen.<p>Lets start with something that probably a lot of you have heard us say before, but we can never …

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