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8 Ways to Mix Up Your Weight-Loss Routine When You Hit a Wall

Straight from real women who busted through their plateaus<p>You don't need us to tell you that plateaus are super annoying—after weeks of hard work and the steady results to show for it, suddenly, the scale won't budge. But as annoying as plateaus may be, they're definitely not permanent. Hitting a …

Fitness

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

How to Convince Your Boss of the Value (R.O.I.) of Social Media

Throughout the last 8 years of my career in social media marketing, the biggest buzzword I've heard repeated constantly is "R.O.I." Many businesses still feel confused and frustrated about the value and R.O.I. of social media marketing, even though social media platforms have existed for more than …

The best places to eat tapas in Barcelona

Not quite a snack, not quite a meal, the tapa is all about sociability, whether that involves ordering a parade of little dishes to share over a bottle of wine and a long chat or whether your objective is a much more civilised version of the bar crawl.<p>Catalans have never really embraced the …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

Nutrition

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

Say goodbye to dimpling with these easy exercises.<p>Dimples on your cheeks are cute. But dimples on your butt cheeks—not so much. Sadly, cellulite spares few women. By some estimates, 98 percent of us develop these stubborn lumps and bumps in unfortunate places like our tummies and thighs. Recent …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Wellness

Fire Up Your Metabolism with These 4-Minute Workouts

Yep, 4 minutes. NO EXCUSES!<p>Getting a sufficient workout in less than five minutes? It sounds crazy, but it’s absolutely possible. These two routines—one which uses bodyweight moves and another which uses minimal equipment—allow you to work your entire body and boost your muscular endurance and …

11 Weight Loss Tricks for Newbies

Beginners, here's your guide to shedding pounds<p><i>By Jenny Sugar for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>The jeans don't lie. You knew you let yourself go a little bit, and after throwing the stupid bathroom scale away because it said you were (insert red-flag number here), you went for the true test — slipping on last …

This One Simple Move Will Work Your Entire Body

Ready, set, go.<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 Lunge to Press:</b> This three-step move is crazy efficient. …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

Ab Extra Credit: BOSU Moves For Your Belly

I am always on the hunt for new ways to challenge my midsection, and lucky for me my Equinox trainer Lauren is happy to indulge this pursuit. She recently taught me two new ab exercises using a BOSU. Don't be fooled by the silly look of this piece of fitness gear; the BOSU really seems to increase …

Essential Flat-Belly Exercises

Get strong, sculpted abs with these moves incorporating a stability ball, which is a great tool for making basic exercises even more challenging. Whether you're lying on a stability ball or simply holding it, you'll quickly learn how much harder your body has to work — especially when it comes to …

Tone Your Entire Body With This 1 Move

Short on time? Don't skip the strength-training session — get playful with the plank! By doing multitasking variations of this basic move, you can target your arms, back, core, legs, and booty to chisel out a stronger, more toned you.<p>Take your jumping jacks to the floor for this plank variation …

Workouts

The Best 10-Minute High-Intensity Workout

High-intensity interval training, aka HIIT, is one of the best ways to maximize your workout time. Burn a ton of calories and boost your metabolism in little time with celeb trainer Astrid McGuire's full-body HIIT workout. It may be only 10 minutes long, but it will leave you dripping with sweat. …

10 Free Mac applications You Can't Live Without

There are thousand of great applications for the Mac OSX, and many of them come with a price. For someone who are used to using open-source software, …

Let's uncover the mysteries in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer

A long, long weekend ago, in a galaxy called the Milky Way, we got our first glimpse of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>.<p>It is a teaser trailer in the purest sense of the word. Although we saw glimpses the franchise's future in motion, we didn't get any details about characters or plot or settings. That …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

A High-Intensity Workout to Burn Calories Like Crazy

Feel awesome before tomorrow’s big feast!<p>Bored with traditional cardio like running on a track or using the elliptical? The moves combined in this six-move sequence make for an incredible calorie-burning alternative. Bonus: They’ll also tighten up and tone your muscles.<p><b>The Workout:</b> Perform each …

How Trainers Torch Calories Without Doing Cardio

Learn how to crank up the heat on your strength-training sesh.

9 Weight-Loss Tips for Crazy-Busy People

Too frenzied to make healthy eating choices? These tactics make it easy.

The Butt-Toning Move You Can Do Anywhere

Well, hey there, bootylicious!<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>Marching Glute Bridge:</b> Tired of using the same basic moves to …

20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

If the theme song for every diet you’ve tried would be “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction,” you should keep reading. “One of the biggest challenges when …

Nutrition

The Key to Fat Burning

Turning your body into a fat burning machine requires a few important factors: strength training, cardio and diet. When it comes to exercise, the combination of lifting weights and performing high-intensity cardio activity is the most effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle.<p>Strength …

2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

Or, as we like to call them, your new favorite exercises<p><i>This article was written by Jenna Bergen Southerland and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>When life's as busy as it is, simple is good. Easy, quick, and still super effective? Even better. So when we came across a recent study in the</i> …

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.