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Our Definitive Guide to Planning a Train Trip Around Europe

Last month, Eurostar launched twice-daily direct train service from London to Amsterdam. Taking just three hours and 41 minutes from city-center to …

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

12 Hip Stretches Your Body Really Needs

Everyone seems to have tight hips these days. It makes sense—spending a lot of time sitting keeps the hip flexors in a shortened position more than …

Yoga

6 Essential Weight Lifting Moves for Beginners

When you are new to strength training, the weight room can feel really intimidating. Whether you’re completely baffled about which weights to use for …

This no-equipment workout lifts, tones, and sculpts your booty simultaneously

It’s week two of Well+Good’s (Re)New Year Challenge! For this week’s third and final workout, <br>Amanda Kloots, founder of The Rope and The Dance, is …

These Are the 9 Best Discount Shoe Websites You Should Already Be Browsing Every Day

The only thing better than getting a really nice pair of designer shoes is also scoring a great discount.<p>Luckily, the internet has no shortage of …

Chisel Your Abs With This 10-Minute Sequence

These five ab moves will really bring the burn to your abs—and the best part is, you can do them in just a few minutes<p>Getting in a quick ab routine after a workout is never easy: when you’re tired, all you want to do is hit the showers. But an extra 10 minutes can do wonders for your core—and these …

Workouts

A 12-Minute Intense Cardio Workout That’ll Strengthen Your Whole Body

Just because you don't have a ton of time to exercise doesn't mean you can't fit in a short-but-sweet workout. Having an hour set aside to hit the …

How to Make Crepes

Once you’ve mastered this basic crepe recipe, you can fill and top them with whatever you please. Get the recipe here, omitting the lemon and ricotta.

No Time for Canning? These 17 Quick Pickle Recipes Have You Covered

Pickling, though one of the oldest known methods for preserving food, is NOT a lost art. It’s a fantastic way to use up summer produce and, best of all, pickled goods make for adorable holiday food gifts. Though canning seems wonderful in theory, it can be extremely time consuming and daunting. You …

Cooking

Set Yourself Up For Weight-Loss Success: 20+ Ways to Meal Prep

Sunday is definitely not a day of rest in my house. It's the day I plan out meals for the week, hit the grocery store, and prep food ahead of time. …

Best Travel Apps for iPhone to Help Make the Most of Your Next Big Adventure

Your iPhone is an essential part of your travel toolkit. It offers access to the internet, has a camera that’s better than many standalone models, and of course, lets you text and make phone calls. However, arguably the best part of your smartphone is the third-party apps available for it. With …

Best Fall Foliage Train Rides in the U.S.

Sure, pumpkin spice and decorative gourds can kindle excitement for the season, but purists know it’s the turning of verdant foliage to shades of umber, crimson and goldenrod that is autumn’s true delight. And what better way to enjoy the brilliant hues than via leisurely locomotive? Whether you're …

The Best Cruises for Solo Travelers

The reality is that most cruise ships are designed with couples or traveling companions in mind, and cabins are almost always priced based on double …

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Workouts

Savoy Scones

by Maxine<p>What ho, readers! By Jove! Scones! Scrumptious, spiffing scones.<p>Not too crumbly, delightfully firm, and simply marvelous to taste, by golly, …

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Workouts

A 10-Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do with Minimal Space

It's a Thursday at 8 P.M. and you really don't want to drag yourself to the gym, so you decide to try one of the many cardio workouts you've …

13 essential pieces of gear to make a garage gym

This is the era of tiny houses, living outside, minimalism, and “experiences over stuff.” Yoga and bodyweight exercises never have been more …

44 Awesome Drills That Make Your Body Faster and Your Mind Sharper

Here’s why every single guy should do speed ladder drills<p>When was the last time you worked on your agility?<p>Not only do speed ladder drills make you faster on your feet, they also sharpen your mind, says Gideon Akande, creator of RIPTENSITY, 30-Minute Fat-Burning Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

Military

No-Bake Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

There are good no-bake bars, and then there are really amazing no-bake bars that people gush over and remember for months to come. These are most …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

5 Ways to Make Pasta Taste Like It Does in a Restaurant (Without Cream)

Ever grabbed a forkful of spaghetti or penne at a top-notch restaurant and wondered why it’s so much richer and more velvety than the stuff you make …

Short and Sweet: 4 New 6-Minute Workouts for Busy People

<b>Did you know workouts lasting under six minutes can benefit you in more ways than one?</b> Many of you may already know how fabulous snagging a short …

A Five-Minute Workout You Can Do in a Hotel Room

Getting good exercise while you’re traveling is tough, especially if you don’t have much time or space. Here’s a quick high intensity interval …

Exercise

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Plyometric Rebounding Exercises for Speed and Power

Many athletes and trainers use plyometric rebounding exercises to build power and speed, improve coordination and agility and effectively improve …