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Starting a Side-Hustle: How to Earn Your First $1,000 on Instagram as an Influencer

Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer?<p>Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer? You've got a decent number of Instagram followers, and regularly post content that gets a lot of …

Social Media

Tip: Strong Glutes, Healthy Back

You already do the hip thrust for glutes. Now try it like this to spare your back and really build your backside.<p>Add the feet-elevated hip thrust to …

Hips

Do This Strength Workout Just 3 Times A Week To Maximize Your Fat Burning

You could drop up to 10 pounds in no time.<p>This simple (no cardio!) routine from trainer Heidi Powell, coauthor of <i>Extreme Transformation: Lifelong Weight Loss in 21 Days,</i> created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i>, uses supersets to give you a dash of that added metabolic benefit. Just three workouts per …

12 Fat-Burning Moves That Will Help You Lose Weight

Consider them the good kind of dirty dozen.<p>Any strength training is good for your body, but not all moves are created equal. If you're looking to drop pounds—quickly—look no further than this 12-step workout.<p>One of the latest performance trends is high-intensity training geared at improving how …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

The Better-Sex Workout

Turn good sex into great sex—and tone your body—with these four Pilates moves<p>If the promise of a long, lean, dancer-like physique hasn't made you a Pilates devotee already, this just might: Pilates can rev your sex life. Many of the practice's poses target the muscles women rely on between the …

The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

6 Foods to Avoid Before You Hit the Beach

Want your bikini body to look its very best? Avoid these belly-bloaters.<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>We know you're spending plenty of time getting your body bikini ready with healthy food and fun workouts. Finding the most flattering suits for your body is a great start, but being equipped …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

8 Things NOT to Do With a Foam Roller

Slow your roll and watch out for these eight common mistakes.<p>You already know the foam roller is a crucial addition to your fitness routine, but do you know how to use it correctly? Here are eight bad habits you'll want to avoid:<p><b>Don't Hunch</b>Avoid bad posture—which creates more tension and stress in …

Stretching

DIY Home Fragrance (like a Williams Sonoma Store)

I love William’s Sonoma!<p>I make a point to stop in every time I am at the mall just to stroll through the beautiful store and smell the wonderful …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

21 Recipes to Help Beat Belly Bloat

Delicious foods that help you deflate<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>The foods you choose have a huge impact on the way you feel. And even apart from bikini season, dealing with a bloated, distended belly is just plain uncomfortable. All of these warm-weather recipes include healthy and …

Healthy Eating

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

3 Moves That Blast Cellulite

Learn how these exercises can reduce the appearance of cellulite on your thighs<p>Ever notice how even your enviably fit pals (and celebs!) still have <i>some</i> cellulite? That’s because it has little to do with how much you work out or even what you eat (Having more body fat obviously increases the odds …