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6 Trainers' Favorite Exercises for Stronger, Sculpted Arms

Get seriously impressive guns with these six smart moves.

Fitness

5 Different Lunges to Try

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!<p>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 Move That Will Burn Fat and Sculpt Your Lower Body

We see buns of steel and strong legs in your future.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>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 Swing:</b> You'll feel this exercise in …

7 Blow-Dryer Mistakes You're Probably Making

<b>Mistake: Not Sectioning Your Hair</b><br>Blow-drying your own hair can seem like a daunting task, especially if your hair is thick or you have a lot of it. But organizing your hair into smaller sections can help ensure you're drying every strand thoroughly. Huffnagle recommends using clips (or chopsticks …

Creative Ways to Use Dumbbells

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells<p>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 …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

According to the study authors, this new research provides the first evidence that a continuous kettlebell workout can produce the same metabolic cost of moderate intensity treadmill walking (four miles per hour) with a four percent grade. It can also potentially have a positive effect on the …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

Parallels Desktop 10: Run Windows on Your Yosemite Mac

Fall is around the corner, which means a new version of OS X is almost here. That also means a new version of Parallels — the software that lets you …

Seattle 13 Best New Food Trucks | Seattle Restaurants

Seattle's been home to some great food trucks for years (Maximus/Minimus, Where Ya At Matt, <i>Good Morning America's</i> top food cart in the nation</b> …

5 Kale Salads You Can Make with 5 Ingredients—Or Less!

<i>Get the recipe at Blissful Basil</i><p><b>Kale Waldorf Salad</b><br>Substitute ready-made red wine vinaigrette into this recipe (instead of prepping a DIY version) for a Waldorf salad you can make with just five ingredients.<p><i>Get the recipe at VegAnnie</i><p><b>Easy Cantaloupe and Kale Salad</b><br>Perfect for summer, this salad is …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Anxiety—and How to Conquer It

Medically, a phobia is an irrational fear of a typically harmless situation or object that leads to loads of anxiety and interferes with your daily life, says Martin Antony, Ph.D., author of <i>The Anti-Anxiety Workbook</i>. So, for example, if you fear bees, you don't like being around them; if you have a …

Here's Where I'm Taking My Parents to Eat When They Come Visit Seattle

My folks are coming to Seattle for a visit in a couple of weeks and I’m already making a list of where I want to take them—specifically, newer spots …

Speedy Guacamole

Customize your guacamole with chopped onion, tomato, jalapeno, chipotle in adobo, or garlic.

Garlic

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

The Exercise That Works the MOST Muscle Groups

One move, so much sweat<p>Looking for a one-and-done exercise move? Meet the burpee. It works the most muscle groups from head to toe, says <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., so it’s a crazy-effective strengthener that will seriously get your heart rate up. Watch as Ator shows you how …

The 7 Best Exercises for Women Who Wear Heels

Exercise 1 Rocking Down Dog<p>Start on your hands and knees. Pull your butt up to the ceiling while you straighten your arms and legs <b>(A)</b>. Lifting at the heel, pedal your feet up and down <b>(B)</b>. Alternate feet and try to get your heel to the floor. Pedal 10 times per foot.<p>Exercise 2 Calf Stretch<p>Stand at …

The Top 5 Exercise Moves That Never Go Out of Style

Consider these the exercise equivalent of your little black dress.<p>Fitness fads come and go as surely as jean styles fluctuate from bell-bottom to skinny (and back again), but there are certain movement patterns that are timeless. Not only are they functional in the sense that they train you in ways …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

<b>Break Up Your Mileage</b><br>Interval workouts feel less unwieldy than a long run. "Breaking any long run into more manageable chunks of distance makes it seem like you’re not running as far," says Jason Fitzgerald, a 2:39 marathoner and founder of Strength Running in Washington, D.C. "When you divide it …

5 Different Lunges to Try

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!<p>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 …

8 Life-Changing Hands-Free Fitness Products

Because nothing should get in the way of you and an amazing workout<p>Sports bras are meant for holding boobs—not phones or keys or credit cards. But somewhere along the way, your bra may have turned into a tote bag for whatever you need during outdoor workouts. Or maybe you skip the sports bra …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

<i>Get the recipe at Savoring the Thyme.</i><p><b>Easy Mason Jar Peach Parfait</b><br>Easy is right. Just mix plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds, and start layering the mixture with granola and peaches however you see fit. Top with your favorite nut butter, and you’ve got a parfait with true staying power.<p><i>Get the</i> …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

Basic Basil Pesto

A special thanks to whoever invented the food processor, which lets us whip up this tasty pesto in 5 minutes flat.

Pesto

The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants, Winter 2018

Welcome to the <b>Eater 38</b>, the answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" Not to be confused with the Eater Heatmap's collection of the hottest and newest, this elite group covers the entire city, spans a myriad of cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant …