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Strength Training and Weight Lifting Workouts

Weight training can do so much for your body. It can strengthen muscles, bones, and connective tissue. It can improve your balance, stamina, and …

Exercise

Sculpt Abs of Steel with this 30-Day Plank Challenge from Instagram Fitness Star Kayla Itsines

No gym required.<p>YES, there *is* a way to sculpt your core without crunches: Enter, planks.<p>The moves (and its many variations) fire up your abs, obliques, and back to effectively tighten your entire midsection. It's why Instagram fitness star and SWEAT app trainer Kayla Itsines swears by them.<p>To …

Workouts

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Plank Attack’ Move Will Tone Your Glutes and Core at Once

This challenging exercise will engage and tighten your core and butt.<p>With all the butt-kicking Priyanka Chopra does on ABC’s <i>Quantico</i>, it seems only …

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

From cumulonimbus to arcus, these are the best cloud types

Clouds, Ranked<p>Clouds, Ranked<p>To many, clouds are merely part of the backdrop in a typical day. We take notice when the sky is devoid of clouds, or …

5 ways you can actually slow the aging process

<i>Every human is made to grow and age—that’s just a fact. But how*we age depends on a number of factors, and there are ways you *can* slow down the</i> …

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

Sculpt your abs with this equipment-free plank series from Carrie Underwood’s trainer

Want to get the most out of an at-home abs workout? Then don’t forget your obliques—you know, those muscles along the sides of your stomach that fire …

Workouts

3 Easy Steps to Grow Your Email List

Email marketing doesn't work unless you build a list of people who are interested in your products or services.<p>6 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Susan Gunelius</i><i>’ book</i> Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>Email marketing …

Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home

7 PHOTOS<p>Fat-melting yoga moves to do at home<p>See Gallery<p>Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>A hot new workout class combines the toning benefits of yoga with the fat-burning power of cardio. CrossFlowX, …

Tone It Up Shares an Exclusive Workout That Will Firm Your Butt and Tone Your Legs

You may know the Tone It Up girls, Katrina and Karena, as some of the happiest women on Instagram. Their sunny personalities and love for all things fitness and wellness have inspired many women to turn their lives around and get their health on track.<p>Tone It Up has a brand-new eight-week fitness …

Workouts

22 Workouts To Do When It’s Just Too Damn Hot Outside

You really don’t need to do that run when it’s 1,000°F.<p>You basically have to drag me kicking and screaming back into a gym once it's finally nice outside.<p>But when it’s <i>too</i> hot out (think: over 90 degrees), I'm like: Bring. On. The. A.C.<p>And I feel zero percent guilty about that because exercising in …

5 Must-Do Pilates Moves for a Great Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

Workouts

The Pilates Series of Five

The Pilates series of five is a popular sequence of Pilates mat ab exercises that you can put in any workout you do. If you are basically following …

Workouts

How to make white bean and lemon risotto with basil pesto

<b>White bean and lemon risotto with basil pesto</b><p>An Italian-style white bean and lemon risotto with spinach, basil pesto and garlic mushrooms. We have …

Recipes

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Pantry Pasta Puttanesca

Keep these ingredients stocked in your pantry, and a briny, flavor-packed, classic Italian pasta will always be a dinner option.

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Korean-style BBQ steak with cucumber pickles

The marinades used in Korean barbecuing are definitely worth trying at home. This BBQ steak has a refreshing pickled side dish perfect for …

Recipes

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave …

Wellness

Kids at every income level reveal their favorite toys

If you want to understand the world, look at how people live. Toys are a good place to start.<p>Dollar Street, a project from the Gapminder Foundation, went into hundreds of homes at different income levels around the world to photograph people's possessions. The photographs provide an intimate …

Kids

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

Workouts

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big …

Workouts

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

Food

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic enveloped by a blanket of noodles and coconut soup, I think laksa is a wonderful antidote to colds and cold …

Recipes

This 30-Minute Workout Is Insanely Intense and All About the Butt and Legs

Dear legs and butt, I'm writing to say I'm sorry. I'm sorry that this intense, lower-body HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout doesn't give you much of a break and works you to the ground. You will be burning for three minutes straight until you get a sweet one-minute rest, only to go …

Workouts

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …