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Upper-Body Workout for Toned Arms | Women's Health

Hot abs. Tight butt. Lean legs. In the pantheon of New Year's fitness resolutions, "upper-body strength" doesn't top the list. Yet research shows our lady guns really need some attention: In one study, female participants were near equal to male participants in the amount of weight lifted with a …

Dynamax Ball Workout for Flat Abs | Women's Health

Flatten Your Abs with This Metabolic Core Workout<p>Meet your abs' new worst enemy: the Dynamax ball.<p>Time to switch things up! You’ve likely seen—or maybe even used—a medicine ball lying around at your gym. They’ve been a strength-training staple for quite some time now. But a lot of the experts I …

This One Move Will Tighten Your Core and Sculpt Your Shoulders Like Crazy | Women's Health

<b>Dumbbell bent-over row:</b> Some moves you don't feel until the next day—this isn't one of them. With each row, you'll feel your upper and middle back sculpt like crazy, plus this keeps your core engaged the entire time.<p><i>(Get more total-body workouts from Women's Health's</i> <i>Look Better Naked DVD</i><i>.)</i>

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Nutrition

Exactly How to Get a Killer Workout with Just One Move | Women's Health

CrossFit. Insanity. Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred. Three hugely successful franchises, one proven formula: They all fuse high-intensity intervals and resistance training. Call it HIIT, call it circuits, call it metabolic conditioning—it's been the top fitness trend for the past few years, and for …

Exactly How to Get a Great Dumbbell Workout in Less Time | Women's Health

One of the approaches I like the most is opposing-muscle supersets, or what you might hear some experts call antagonistic supersets. This pairs two exercises that work opposite muscle groups, which you then complete back to back with little rest. The idea is that while one muscle group works, the …

This Simple 4-Move Workout Will Get You Serious Results | Women's Health

And when it comes to getting the most bang for your buck, you can’t really find two no-equipment moves better than the good old pushup and plank.<p>Done right, they both engage nearly every muscle in your upper body and core (which includes your glutes: squeeze those suckers during these exercises for …

The Kettlebell Workout That'll Help You Sculpt a Stronger Booty | Women's Health

But to get even better results from this routine—and to ramp up the efficiency (read: get more done in less gym time)—you want to do it all at once, and you want to try to keep your rest to a minimum. That means moving from one exercise to the next as quickly as possible.<p>You also want to really pay …

Make This One Change to Your Workout to Tighten Your Butt and Tone Your Legs | Women's Health

One-sided relationships are rarely healthy—unless you're talking about unilateral training. Supporting weight on just one side of your body at a time offers benefits that evenly loaded strength-building moves inevitably miss.<p>"When you work each side independently, you're able to laser in on just …

The 5-Move Workout That’ll Make You the Queen of the Weight Room | Women's Health

<i>Holly Perkins is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, founder of</i> <i>Women’s Strength Nation</i><i>, and author of Women’s Health’s</i> Lift to Get Lean.<p>Sure, bodyweight exercises get a lot of glory—and for good reason. Burpees and pushups can help you develop a baseline of strength and function, and …

Fall in Love With Yourself by Focusing on 3 Key Areas of Your Life

135<p>SHARES<p>"You need to love yourself. Love yourself so much to the point that your energy and aura rejects anyone who doesn’t know your worth." –Billy …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

Workouts

Take a Lunge Breather and Try This Move for Sexy Abs and Shoulders

One multitasking exercise, coming right up!<p>Alyssa Zolna/Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Here's this weekend's move:</i><p><b>Dumbbell pullover</b><b>:</b> If it's been a while since you've given your upper bod some …

A Delicious Healthful Hot Chocolate Recipe and 3 More Warm Drinks for Winter

A steaming cup of hot chocolate is one of the most indulgent of cold-weather treats: sweet, rich, and generally more than a bit unhealthy. “This delicious hot chocolate has all the allure and taste of hot chocolate but without any of the nastiness contained in the more conventional sugar-laden …

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.

The top 3 booty-blasting exercises to get your glutes in shape fast

As the largest muscle in your body, your glutes can really pay the price of sitting too long. And if your eating habits are less than great, you may find yourself unable to fit in your favorite pair of pants soon enough. But don't blame the dry cleaners. In reality, you know it’s time to get moving.<p>…

3 Ways to Have a Clitoral and G-Spot Orgasm AT THE SAME TIME

To get a blended orgasm, you obviously have to stimulate your clitoris and G-spot at once. That said, the process can be a little different depending on what kind of sexual situation you’re in:<p><b>During Masturbation</b><br>You know what works for you, so start that way. Focus on stimulating your clitoris with …

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6 Moves to Get the Best Butt Ever — From Instagram's Blonde Jen Selter

With more than 1.5 million fans, @AmandaEliseLee's tips are worth following.<p>You don't get a high, tight butt by sitting on it — just ask certified fitness trainer Amanda Lee (@amandaeliselee), whose butt has amassed more than 1.5 million Instagram followers.<p>The 29-year-old didn't always have such a …

The Best Sex Positions Ever: Volume 2

Looking to add a little something-something to the bedroom? These brand-new moves are the answer to your orgasm prayers.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's …

This Is THE Move for Anyone Working Towards a Flat Tummy

Say hello to your new six-pack!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Side crunch:</b> Swimsuit season is definitely over, but that doesn't …

5 Exercises to Get a Rock-Hard Butt

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>There are glory muscles and there are real muscles. Biceps? Glory muscles. Quads? Real muscles. Pecs? Glory muscles. Your entire core? Real muscles. Glory muscles get the attention, but real muscles do all the work. So, what happens when you sit …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

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 …

Here’s How April Bloomfield Does Healthy Gazpacho: 3 Exclusive Recipes for the Weekend

In these sweltering days, it’s perfectly normal to experience cravings of ice cream and ice water exclusively—anything warmer may seem to border on masochistic. Alas, swimming, surfing, and even lounging on the beach require a healthy source of sustenance. Which brings us to gazpacho: The chilled …

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11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

7 Ways to Make Your Pores Look Smaller

<b>Keep Your Face Clean</b><br>That means cleansing twice a day with a pH-balanced cleanser, says dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla, M.D. Consider using a facial brush like Clarisonic Aria Sonic Cleansing ($199, clarisonic.com) or the Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System ($22, walmart.com).<p><b>Wear</b> …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>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 …

Stretch Marks: What Really Causes Them

Plus, the best science-backed ways to prevent (and even erase!) the unsightly scars<p>If you’re loading up on cocoa butter to ward off pregnancy-related stretch marks, you might want to save your money: As it turns out, genetics can seriously increase your odds of getting stretch marks, according to …

The 5 Biggest Lies You've Been Told About Your Hair

<b>The myth:</b> Getting regular trims will help your hair grow faster.<p><b>The reality:</b> Hair normally grows a half inch every four weeks, says Jae Cardenas, a celebrity hairstylist at Sally Hershberger Downtown Salon in New York City—and getting a fresh cut every two weeks won’t speed up that process. …