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One-Hour Workout: Simple Hotel Bike Workout | Triathlete

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s bike workout comes from coach Dan …

Four Fast Speed Workouts for Any Runner

Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them.<p>Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck.<p>Research suggests that 30-second to five-minute bursts of intense exercise interspersed with rest periods will yield unique …

17 Problems Only Women With Big Boobs Understand

Boobs bigger than a B cup can come with some unpleasant consequences.<p>1. You have a better shot at winning the lottery than finding a button-down shirt that doesn’t gap.<p>2. Your boobs try to escape any time you bend over.<p>3. Department stores don’t have your bra size in stock. Like, ever.<p><b>MORE:</b> Shop …

Women's Health

7 Delicious Fall Foods That Are Great for Weight Loss

An R.D. breaks down what you should load up on at the farmers market right now.<p>Candied sweet potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Apple crumble. They're pretty much synonymous with autumn—but they're not exactly waistline-friendly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to prepare fall produce that actually help …

The 5 Phases of How to Quit Sugar for Good

Thinking about entering sugar rehab? Good thought. Here's how to tackle the seemingly impossible task.<p>Suspect you're hooked on the sweet stuff? It's time to restore your brain to its pre-sugar-fiend state. Resetting your palate and eradicating cravings isn't easy, but it is possible. Instead of …

Coffee Drinks

5 Moves to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Body

Grab hold of a hotter body while boosting your ability to become a rock-climbing rockstar.<p>Add these five moves to your regular workout routine two or three times a week to boost your climbing capacity and sculpt sexy abs and a tight butt.<p>Check out a rundown of all five exercises in the pin-able …

Financial Abuse: The Side of Domestic Violence You Probably Haven't Heard Of

We sat down with Kerry Washington to discuss a pervasive problem that no one seems to be talking about.<p>Kerry Washington just debuted a textured, plum-colored purse she designed—but this handbag is not a typical fashion project.<p>It's the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse; as an ambassador for the …

Domestic Violence

9 Things You Didn't Know About Your Glutes

It's time to get better acquainted with the muscle group.

Workouts

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Evaluate your strength, flexibility, and full-body fitness with our ultimate benchmark workout.<p>Where is your body the strongest? The weakest? If you’re guessing right now, don’t go another week without doing these six exercises, which will give you objective answers to those two very important …

Workouts

Watch the Full 9 Months of a Woman's Pregnancy in Just 6 Seconds

This Vine will blow you away.<p>Vine artist (yes, this is a thing now!) Ian Padgham has racked up more than 356,000 followers by creating playful, innovative six-second videos—and the one he just released may be his most personal and incredible yet. In it, he captures his wife’s entire pregnancy, …

Weird

Teriyaki Skewers

You’ll Never Want to Leave the House Without Wearing Sunscreen After Seeing This

Get ready to slather it on.<p>You’ve heard the “sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!” mantra plenty of times. Still, this inventive video will have you reaching for the bottle with renewed urgency.<p>Writer and portrait artist Thomas Leveritt used an ultraviolet camera to give people a glimpse of the sun …

Skin Care

This Twist on Burpees Will Make You SWEAT

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm's favorite exercise is a doozy (in a good way!).<p>Burpees are known for being super-intense, super-efficient fat torchers. So, naturally, we love burpees.<p>Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm loves burpees, too. In fact, her favorite workout move happens to be a burpee with …

Kelly Rowland

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

Healthy Eating

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 …

Workouts

5 Kale Salads You Can Make with 5 Ingredients—Or Less!

Because sometimes less is more<p>There's a reason kale is one of the most popular superfoods out there: With just a few ingredients, it can be transformed into a satisfying (not to mention delicious) salad. All of these recipes, which are culled from our favorite food bloggers, require five …

You HAVE to See the Hilarious Thing One Woman Is Doing on Her Runs (Slightly NSFW)

This might be the most entertaining form of fitspiration yet.<p>Training for a race, or even just logging some miles to stay fit, can definitely be challenging. Between actually getting yourself to hit the road and then keeping up the pace without calling it quits, sometimes you need a little extra …

Ghostbusters

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Food

7 Genius Ways to Use Quinoa You Never Would've Thought Of

Make sure to buy a big box on your next supermarket run.<p>Quinoa salads are great, sure—but they're just the beginning of the amazing things you can do with this versatile ingredient. From burger-like patties to chocolatey truffles, it's time to add to your arsenal of quinoa recipes, thanks to these …

Healthy Eating

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Diet Soda

You HAVE to Watch Kacy Catanzaro Become the First Woman EVER to Qualify for the Finals of American Ninja Warrior

#MightyKacy INDEED. This video is all sorts of inspiring.<p>American Ninja Warrior is a competitive obstacle-course reality show on NBC. A woman has never qualified for the finals... until now. Yesterday, former gymnast Kacy Catanzaro successfully completed the entire obstacle course, which included, …

American Ninja

9 High-Protein Vegetables That Will Fill You Up Fast

You’ll be a lean, green, fighting machine.<p>Popeye is notorious for showing off his massive biceps. His secret? Spinach. But that isn’t your only ticket to the gun show.<p>According to Rosanne Rust, R.DN., many vegetables provide you with two grams of protein per cup raw, or per half cup cooked. (So …

Nutrition

5 Bedtime Snacks That'll Help You Sleep Better

After-dinner noshing might not be such a bad idea after all…<p>If you're constantly groggy but struggling to get the sleep you need, your biological clock could be out of whack. Thankfully, getting your snooze cycle back in sync might be as simple as picking a new bedtime snack, according to a new …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

Workouts

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Skin Care

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

Muscle

You Have to See Total Strangers Undress Each Other and Get Into Bed

It’s strangely adorable and we can't stop watching.<p>Undressing someone you're really into (and being undressed by them) is super hot, but what is it like if you've literally <i>just</i> met? Surprisingly, it's still pretty hot. To celebrate the season two premiere of Showtime's <i>Masters of Sex</i>, director Tatia …

Superhot

15 Vegan Lunch Ideas! — Oh She Glows

A few months ago, a blog reader asked me if I could share some lunch ideas to help her get out of a rut. That’s when it hit me that I was in quite …