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From Pelvis to Hamstring, Mastering Seated Forward Folds

<b>Do you dream of being able to sit comfortably on the floor, with your legs long in front of you</b>? Or maybe you have loftier goals, like being able to …

Yoga

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Body

1<p>Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

Tip: 4 Minutes to Fitness

A new study shows that 4 minutes of bodyweight exercises, amazingly, works about as well as sprinting or 30 minutes of HIIT.<p>Who among us doesn't …

Exercise

Sculpt Your Abs in 6 Minutes With This Trainer's Killer Floor Workout

Ready to tone and strengthen your core in just minutes? Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams shared a quick-but-killer floor workout on Instagram, featuring four ab moves that you can do anywhere. This would be a great one to fit into your morning routine at home or even on a vacation as …

Workouts

All You Need Is a Water Bottle to Do Halle Berry's Total-Body Workout

Yup! You guessed it. It's Friday, which means Halle Berry is back on the 'gram with another "Fitness Friday" post to help us live our best lives. This week she created a workout for us with her trainer, Peter, that can be done with either a water bottle or a kettlebell. She called the kettlebell …

Fitness

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

Superhero Fit Workout of the Day: Kettlebell Halos

The benefits of this shoulder workout from Ryan Reynolds' trainer are downright angelic.<p>You want to get as fit as a superhero, but today, we're going to check out a move that will make you more like an angel.<p>Kettlebell halos won't actually turn you into a celestial being—but the shoulder workout …

Workouts

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Cooking

Yes, Wide-Grip Push-Ups Are Very Different from Regular Push-Ups

Not all push-ups are created equal.<p>When a trainer says "drop and give me 20," how often do you notice where you place your hands? There's a solid …

Britney Spears Swears by These 9 Strength-Training Moves to Switch Up Her Workout

Britney Spears has been inspiring our fitness goals for years, and it all began with her late-'90s music videos. Now, her at-home routines filled with handstands, ab workouts using a box, and even basic dumbbell workout videos have us seeing her as the fitness icon she truly is. As any frequent …

Exercise

This Quick Do-Anywhere Workout Will Fire Up Your Butt and Legs in 5 Moves

Too busy? Not an excuse. On vacation? Doesn't matter. Fitness influencer and booty queen Jen Selter proved that "'No matter where you are or what you have available, there is always an opportunity to get a quick workout in!!'" In an Instagram video, she kills a quick, do-anywhere workout that …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Abs Workout Tone It Up's Karena and Katrina Swear By

The dynamic duo of Tone It Up is here with a beach-friendly abs workout.<p>1. Mermaid Crunches<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Lie on your left side with left elbow on the ground, …

Workouts

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

This Full-Body Wall Workout Is the Perfect Challenge For You and a Fitness Buddy

Workouts are always better with a buddy, and this challenging wall combo is no exception. Trainer Jeanette Jenkins posted a #FBF video of her and fitness influencer brittnebabe killing a full-body workout, while remaining completely in sync. Try the moves ahead with a friend, and get ready to sweat!<p>…

How to nail the plank and push-up to get your summer abs and arms

The plank is a simple exercise that can be done anywhere at anytime, but its benefits are countless.<p>Planks can not only help sculpt your waistline, …

Challenge Your Core With This Advanced Plank Variation From Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes

Celebrity trainer Kira Stokes loves making fitness more fun. The New York City–based certified trainer, fitness instructor, and creator of the Stoked …

Workouts

Here's How to Use the Auto Settings in Lightroom To Make Your Images Instantly Pop (VIDEO)

The below Lightroom tutorial is so short and to the point, it doesn’t need much set up. In the video, Photoshop expert and photographer Benjamin …

Tutorials

Access Every Workout Playlist You'll Ever Need For Free

It's almost summer time, which means it's almost time to hit the beach -- are you ready? While you may still be working on that summer bod at the …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Try This Sequence of 5 Fantastic Ab Exercises

The Pilates series of five is a popular sequence of Pilates mat ab exercises that you can put in any workout you do. If you are basically following …

These Gymnasts' Ab Routine to Uptown Funk Looks Insanely Difficult

What can make four and a half minutes of nonstop ab exercises more bearable? Bruno Mars. The Gymnastics Gym Club in Calgary, Canada impressed us with a challenging ab routine set to the Grammy winner's hit "Uptown Funk." The young girls power through all types of plank and crunch variations without …

The Kettlebell Move You Need to Burn Fat and Tone Your Legs, Butt, and Core

If you've shied away from kettlebells because you're a dumbbell kind of girl, you're really missing out! This magical piece of equipment can be used …

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Tutorials

10 Cheap & Easy Dinners You Can Make with a Can of Tuna

Long-time a pantry staple, the can of tuna is reliable. It's there when you need it. It's inexpensive. It's packed with flavor and protein. And it's …

Photo Basics: Understanding Your Camera’s Metering System and Exposure Modes (VIDEO)

Photography is all about light, and unless you understand the inner workings of your camera’s metering system and know how to arrive at correct …

Photography

Logo Creators Kit for Photoshop and Illustrator

The logo creators kit from Graphic Ghost is a comprehensive collection of fully editable vector elements.Equipped with more than 1200 vector elements …

Graphic Design

12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

You’ve probably heard the phrase “karma is a b$tch!” before. Do you really know what karma means? It isn’t some sort of punishment, it’s actually …

Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips

By Viktor Elizarov"Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips” is part of the Photography Basics series on PhotoTraces. You can find the …

Landscape Photography