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7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

Weight Loss

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

Meditation

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

Workouts

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

Never Regain Lost Weight Again!

Keeping pounds off is just as hard (if not harder) as losing them in the first place—but these strategies can help<p>Mary J. Blige is 42—nearly 43!—and still looks amazing in a bikini. Her chiseled bod isn't just the product of good genes, either: In a recent interview with <i>Shape</i>, the hip-hop legend …

Fitness

The Total-Body Medicine Ball Workout

Cure workout boredom and tone muscles from head to toe with this old-school fitness tool<p>Just what the doctor ordered: a circuit of total-body exercises that takes mere minutes and uses one simple tool—a medicine ball. (Hey, you’re busy!) Adding this weighted rubber ball to your routine is an …

Workouts

How to Turn Household Items into Exercise Equipment

You say 'soup can,' we say 'hand weight'<p>You don't have to invest in an at-home gym to reap the benefits of an awesome at-home workout. In fact, you already have a bunch of equipment in your home—you just need to know where to look for it! Use these house staples the next time you want to break a …

Dining Rooms

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

Stretching

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

Workouts

What's Best for Weight Loss: Cardio or Strength Training?

An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time<p><b>The question:</b> To lose weight, should I spend my gym time doing more cardio or more strength training?<p><b>The expert:</b> Personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T.<p><b>The answer:</b> It depends what you mean by "lose weight." If you are in an epic …

Exercise

The First Thing You Should Do When You Get To The Gym

Warm up like this for amazing results<p><b>The question:</b> "I keep hearing about foam rollers. Why are they so great?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Josh Feldman, a certified personal trainer and fitness manager at Crunch Fitness in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> It's not so much the foam rollers <i>themselves</i> that are so great. It's …

Exercise

3 Pilates Moves for Super Flat Abs

Add these calorie-torching "afterburner" abs moves to your workout<p>Want an extra challenge. . .and an even sleeker stomach? Add these calorie-torching "afterburner" ab moves to your workout. And then check out Brooke Siler's incredible book, <i>The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates</i>, for even more …

Workouts

Five Facts Women Must Know To Lose Fat, Build Muscle, and Improve Performance | Poliquin Article

Changing your body is never simple. The one exception might be if you’re an 18-year-old athletic male who can put on muscle and shed body fat with …

Exercise

9 Fitness Tips to Help You Build Muscle, Lose Fat and Become a Better Athlete

If you are in the fitness and bodybuilding world for some time, you’ve probably seen there is a ton of information about training, nutrition and …

3 Upper Body Exercises Every Woman Should Train

In "5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know," I discussed just how important it is for women to train their upper body on a consistent basis every week. In today's blog, I'll show you how to do just that with these three often under-utilized upper body movements for women. The exercises …

How Selfies And An iPhone App Could Get You A Better-Fitting Bra

Fitting rooms are not fun. Nope. Every movie or TV show that has ever portrayed a fitting room as a makeshift pageant or runway show has <i>lied to you</i>. In fact, I strongly believe there is a very special circle of Hell that strongly resembles Forever 21 fitting rooms—tweens, their moms and all.<p>So, you …

In a First, Police Ticket a Driver Wearing Google Glass

And so it begins... California-based Glass Explorer Cecilia Adabie is the first person to get a ticket while wearing Google's head-mounted computer. …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by dietitian Keri …

Weight Loss

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

“Why Can't I Lose Weight?!”

Been dieting and exercising, but haven't seen the number on the scale budge? These fixes will get you results<p><b>The question:</b> “I’ve Been Dieting and Exercising—So Why Haven’t I Lost Weight?”<p><b>The expert:</b> Lisa Young, Ph.D., R.D., author of <i>The Portion Teller Plan</i><p><b>The answer:</b> Most likely, you’re …

Fitness

Going Vegan: Where to Start?

More and more people each day are deciding they want to transition to a vegan-inspired lifestyle. They "get" that it's a healthier and kinder lifestyle for themselves, animals and the planet.<p>Surveys commissioned by The Vegetarian Resource Group and <i>Vegetarian Times</i> tell us that almost 2 million …

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Single-Leg Hip Raise

Try it to tighten your tush by Monday<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. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and</i> …

Fitness

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

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 the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

Your Weekly Workout Plan, Monday - Sunday

Yup, we’re making it THAT easy for you<p>You've heard it a million times: The best way to fit in fitness is to schedule it as a date with yourself. Add these workouts to your calendar <i>right now</i> and you won't miss a sweat session.<p><i>—Amy Roberts, NASM-CPT</i><p><b>Monday</b> It's Tabata time! Speed through fast-paced …

Exercise

Will Going Vegetarian Really Help Me Lose Weight?

<b>The answer</b>: There are some definite advantages to eating more fruits and vegetables. You’ll get more healthy nutrients like fiber, antioxidants, and carbs—and less saturated fat, which can be found in a variety of meats. And when it comes to weight loss in particular, your diet will naturally …

12 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

These surprising bad habits are keeping you from hitting your weight loss goals

Nutrition

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

Nutrition