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Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

6 Standing Abs Exercises for a Six-Pack

Get up off the floor and work your core more with this standing abs workout<p>Standing abs exercises offer plenty of bonus benefits—you'll engage more …

The Bikini Bottom Workout: 7 Lower-Body Blasters

Shape up your glutes, hips, thighs, and lower belly with this do-anywhere circuit<p>This circuit workout is designed to tighten and tone all the muscles …

Workouts

5 Hot Summer-Body Moves From UFC FIT

If you're looking for some amazing toning exercises to do this summer, these moves—from Ultimate Fighting Championship training program, UFC FIT—will knock you out. I mean that in the <i>good</i> way.<p>These are the favorite moves of Mike Dolce— MMA trainer, creator of UFC FIT, and author of <i>The Dolce Diet.</i> …

Score a Bikini Body Now

It's still not too late to get strong, lean, and sexy, thanks to this metabolism-revving, muscle-sculpting, weight-loss plan<p>MoreHappens every year: You're all gung ho in the beginning of the summer, hitting the gym like it's your job and dutifully counting calories. After all, you have the big …

Weight Loss

Get Fit in 5 Minutes: Flat-Abs Workout

Score a stronger, tighter core despite your crazy-busy schedule<p>Hit your core from every angle with this fast and effective routine. The …

Workouts

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

Weight Loss

Strength Workout: The Secret to Firing Up Your Metabolism

If you want to change your body, you have to challenge your body. Here's how!<p>There's one misconception that seems to prevail among fit women the …

Exercise

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …

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

Juice Your Way … to Workout Energy!

I know you’re supposed to like the gym because it makes you feel good. But between you and me, when I’m in a spinning class dying and there’s still <i>45</i> …

The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

The Quick Workout That Will Boost Your Fat Burn

Slim down fast with these calorie-blasting metabolic moves<p>Tossing a single match on a pile of wood won't ignite a strong flame. An entire box of matches, however? That's the start of a kick-ass bonfire.<p>This is the sort of fiery result that your internal fat burners will get from the fast-paced …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

Nutrition

A Waist-Defining Workout for Athletic Body Types

I've talked about great workouts if you've got a pear-shaped or curvy body. Now it’s time to discuss a more rectangular shape--the athletic body …

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