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

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.<p>Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo wrote a song about it, your significant other can't get enough of it, and the #belfie is officially a thing. Basically: The booty is kind of a big deal. So we asked six trainers for their go-to …

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …

The Perfect Playlist for Cardio OR Strength Training

Some workouts really get your heart pumping but fall short when it comes to strength training. Others leave your muscles sore the next day but don’t really make you sweat. But at fitness studio SLT (which stands for strengthen, lengthen, and tone), you get the best of both worlds.<p>Classes there take …

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

<i>Get the recipe at Skinnytaste.</i><p><b>Freeze PB&J</b><br>Muffin Tin Mania one-ups the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich with this frozen, crust-free treat, made from a simple fresh berry puree and a mixture of peanut butter and evaporated milk. Unlike ice cream sold by the pint or quart, these are perfectly …

How to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

<b>1. Start every meal with a glass of water:</b> You'll stay hydrated and feel fuller instantly, which can help prevent overeating.<p><b>2. Make a few simple swaps at every meal:</b> Choosing a vinaigrette dressing over creamier options like Green Goddess dressing can save you 80 calories, while opting for fresh …

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This House Hasn't Been Redecorated Since The 60s And It's For Sale

A 96-year old Toronto woman is finally moving out of her quaint little house. The story isn't anything out of the ordinary—until you realize that …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

<b>1. Cook instead of eating out.</b> Even if you try to eat healthy at a restaurant, that pesky bread bowl or sneaky salad may pack more calories than you planned for. Trust your inner Top Chef skills, and turn on the (skillet) heat. Cooking at home will more likely result in a healthier meal, not to …

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

Removing My Children From the Internet

About a week ago I began deleting all photos and videos of my children from the Internet. This is proving to be no easy task. Like many parents, I’ve …

Running for Beginners: Proper Running Form

<b>In Midair</b> ›Don't swing your hips from side to side. (You're running, not salsa dancing!) ›Swing your arms straight back and forth; don't cross your body's central line. ›Keep your shoulders back and relaxed. ›Think of bending your knees and flexing your ankles to form 90-degree angles.<p><b>Back on the</b> …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

Lightsaber Knitting Needles: An Elegant Tool For a More Civilized Scarf

Knitting in the dark is all but impossible unless you're a craft savant. But with this fun tutorial over on on Instructables, you don't have to let …

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

10 Best Fitness Foods For Women | Women's Health

<b>Berries</b><br>USDA researchers recently placed fresh berries on their list of the 20 foods richest in antioxidants. Just a handful of blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries is an excellent source of these potent nutrients, which protect muscles from free radical damage that might be caused by exercise. …

55+ Pretty Flower Arrangements to Cheer Up Any Room

A few bright blooms make all the difference.<p>Learn to how to make beautiful floral centerpieces to impress guests and decorate your home. Wherever you place your flowers, these designer ideas and tricks will have 'em looking better and lasting longer than ever.

Presentation outfit: What is Business Casual

<b>1. The Suit</b><br>For women, either a pants suit or skirt suit in a dark, neutral color is appropriate. For a slightly softer look, try navy instead of black as it tends to provide less contrast between the suit and your skin, especially in fluorescent lighting. A light or “tropical” wool will help take …

Weight-Loss Success Stories: Before and After Photos

Get Inspired to Get Fit!<p>These healthy weight loss success stories (complete with before and after photos) will motivate you to eat right, burn calories, and get the best body you've always wanted<p>Krystal Sanders<p><b>Before:</b> 185 lbs <b><br>After:</b> 120 lbs<p>Although she stands only five feet tall, 27-year-old Krystal …

5 Amazing Beauty Products: Tiny Tweaks, Major Rewards

<i>This April, we're teaming up with Birchbox on a specially curated box filled with ideas for tiny tweaks that reap big rewards. Whether it's a tried-and-true anti-aging eye cream or a truly "divine" body oil, we can't wait to share a few of the products coming soon to a mailbox near you.</i><p>Joining</i> …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

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Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …