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The Best Breakfast for Weight Loss

Chowing down heartily in the AM might be the key to losing weight<p>[[{"type":"media","fid":"809801","attributes":[]}]]There’s a new reason to eat breakfast—and to make it a big one. Eating half your daily calories in the morning might help you lose weight more efficiently, according to new Israeli …

15-Minute Arm Workout: Armed For Summer

The heat of summer is right around the corner, and that means breaking out the essentials: sundresses, tanks, and lots of skin. If your arms aren't ready to see the light just yet, don't freak. New York City personal trainer Hannah Davis has a plan that will get you toned and tight in plenty of …

The Best Sports Bra For Your Body Shape

The correct boulder holder is key to a great sweat session. Check out these stellar supporters<p>The hardest-working piece of fitness gear in your gym bag? Your sports bra! Research reveals your breasts can move as much as eight inches—up and down, side to side, and forward and backward—as you …

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

<b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so damn effective? Because it hits your entire core—not just your ab muscles but the muscles that …

5 Smoothies That Make You Look and Feel Awesome

Make one of these tasty health-boosters today<p>If you aren't a smoothie addict already, you will be after you try these recipes. And if you're already harboring a serious smoothie habit? There are just two words for you: You're welcome.<p><b>Matcha Green Tea Frappe</b> <br>Matcha green tea is loaded with …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

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 (when necessary) every other …

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>Staying on track with fitness is key in the …

Fitness

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women

If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch.<p><b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b><p>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

Order THIS Appetizer, Eat Less

Start your meal on the right foot, and you’ll cut back on calories without even thinking about it<p>There’s yet another reason to steer clear of the bread basket: Dieters who start their meals with bread eat about 21 percent more calories than those who eat salad as a starter, according to a new study …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.

Print It: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

A 10-K training schedule meant for newer runners or those running their first 10-K<p>At 6.2 miles, the 10-K is just long enough to be a training-worthy challenge—and if you haven’t raced the distance before, you’ll notch an instant personal best.<p>This training plan from Kim Maxwell, a running coach …

20-Minute Meals

Okay, can anybody really make dinner in 20 minutes? Yes, and a tasty dinner at that. We've got a lineup of healthy and delicious meals you can make and eat in less time than it takes to order at a sit-down restaurant. Save a little dough, unwind from your day, and whip up one of these feasts …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body strength and cardio routine that will boost your metabolism, blast …

17 Power Food Options

Healthy snack ideas for life's most demanding moments

Protein: Your Secret Weight-Loss Weapon

A high protein diet is your key to healthy weight loss. Here, the protein-rich foods you should be eating<p>You'd think that if the low-carb diet craze taught us anything, it's the importance of a high protein diet. But even if you haven't eaten a hamburger bun since the late '90s, it doesn't …

Stylish Workout Clothes

Stylish gym clothes that you can wear anywhere

The Bigger Breast Workout

Try these easy moves from Look Better Naked to build muscle in your chest<p>"We must, we must, we must increase our bust!" Remember that middle-school mantra, and the ridiculous "exercise" that accompanied it—elbows bent like chicken wings, pumping back and forth, back and forth? Lots of good that did …

The Easiest Way to Boost Willpower

A new study shows that looking at the right words can trick your brain into being a self-control machine<p>Pinterest lovers, rejoice! Those “Keep Calm and Carry On” pins may do more than keep your blood pressure in check. They may also prevent you from raiding the vending machine. Inactive words like</i> …

20 Secrets to a Flat Stomach

Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p>Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat …

How to Stay Fit On Vacation

No need to leave your workouts behind when you go on holiday, thanks to destination races, wellness retreats, and adventure-packed trips

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.

Workouts

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.

The New Workout You HAVE to Try

Putting some bounce in your routine can help you burn more calories—and ward off injury<p>Remember the days you spent bouncing on your childhood friend’s trampoline, competing to see who could jump higher and daring each other to try cool new tricks? Now you have the chance to relive those …