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If You Hate Burpees With A Passion, Try These 5 Full-Body Workouts At Home Instead

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees <i>suck</i>, fam. If you enjoy the …

Workouts

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Exercise

These 10 Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes Are the Filling Fix You Need in a Flash

It's safe to assume that at this point in its widely heralded notoriety, the Instant Pot is known by most people who have spent some time in the …

Cooking

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

Cooking

Learn How to Finally Do a Push-Up Correctly With This Clever Trainer Tip

Out of all the bodyweight exercises one can do, I've realized that push-ups tend to be one of the hardest movements to learn. As a trainer, I work with a lot of clients who have specific goals, and learning how to do a proper push-up is always on the top of their lists. For most, perfecting a …

Workouts

Team AA: The best Android apps you’ve (probably) never heard of

Ask any smartphone user about their favorite apps and you’ll likely hear a few names pop up time and time again.<p>We’re all intimately familiar with the Facebooks, Instagrams, and WhatsApps of the app world, but what about all of those lesser-known Android apps with unique features that get drowned …

Apps

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Workouts

Simone De La Rue's Simple TRX Workout Will Get You Ripped, Well, Everywhere

Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer extraordinaire, is having a very fit Summer indeed. We're not exactly sure where she is, but it seems like she's vacationing somewhere very sunny and tropical. But that doesn't mean she's skipping her workouts. Simone squeezed in a full-body TRX workout that only …

Workouts

Recipe: Easy Grilled Sweet Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When the sun is shining and you're contemplating grilling outside, don't forget that sweet potatoes can be a delicious addition to the summer dinner …

Recipes

You Can Perform These 'No Excuses' Exercises Anytime, Anywhere

Sports conditioning, fitness and health professionals hear many excuses why people skip exercise. They're too tired to train; no time to exercise; …

Workouts

HIIT workouts you can do from the comfort of your own home

Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty<p><b>High-intensity-interval-training or HIIT is a popular workout you can do at home, without equipment.</b>• <b><br>HIIT scorches calories</b> …

Workouts

The best Pilates moves for strengthening your glutes

Strengthening and growing your glutes can often feel like a thankless task: no matter how many squats or lunges you do, your legs feel like they're getting more powerful and ache for days after a workout, but the same cannot be said for your bum.<p>But why?<p>The Pilates PT Hollie Grant says it's all …

Exercise

These 3 Moves Will Make You Feel Like Your Abs Are On Fire, In A Good Way

Ready, set, plank.<p>As an Instagram star and founder of the Body Love App, Anna Victoria is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Not only does she love …

Workouts

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Workouts

Shaun T Says These Are the Best Exercises to Build Muscle (Workout Included)

Believe it or not, if you want to build strength and improve your overall muscle tone, weightlifting isn't your only option. You can achieve both tone and strength by using a weight you're never without: your body. Squatting down to pick something up, standing from a seated position, and jumping …

Workouts

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Cooking

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Insects

The Secret To The Perfect Plank

The plank is sort of the Kate Moss of fitness. It goes in and out of the spotlight, but it never goes out of style — and with good reason. It gets …

Workouts

Lose Yourself In One Of These 5 Podcasts During Your Workout & You'll Be Done In No Time

No matter how much you love to work out, there's no denying the fact that sometimes, it can get a little, well, boring. Perhaps you find yourself …

Workouts

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Doing Daily Pushups?

Traditional pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. They work the triceps, pectoral muscles, and shoulders. When done with proper …

Workouts

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

5 Metabolism-Revving Moves That Won't Hurt Your Knees

No doubt you've heard of high intensity interval training (HIIT)—brief intervals of "all out" work followed by recovery periods. The benefits of this type of training include a stronger heart and lungs, as well as majorly amped up fat-burning. So it's no wonder everyone's a fan.<p>Advertisement - …

Workouts

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

Nutrition

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting sculpted abs.<p>But there's a lot of bad advice floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal trainer, fitness …

Workouts

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

The 7 Moves Tracy Anderson Swears by for a Perkier Butt

Score a firmer, rounder backside with these moves from Tracy Anderson.<p>Sure, a toned butt looks amazing in your cutoffs, but the benefits of a …

Workouts

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Squat 101: How to Know The Best Squat for Your Body

Where should your toes point? Should you be using a barbell? A kettlebell? All your burning squat questions, answered.<p>Here's a fun way to cause some controversy: Walk into a gym, and ask five people to do a squat.<p>Odds are, you’re going to see five variations of the move. From where to put your feet …