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Four Core Exercises to Help You Build Stability — And Carve Your Six-Pack

They'll help build stability, strength, and abs that pop.<p>By<p>You exercise to stay healthy and active for yourself and your family. But you also hit the …

This Anti-Aging Oil Has Over 2000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon—Here's Why

When it comes to finding the best products for essentially every category in life, there's no better place than Amazon. The online marketplace offers …

Why your muscles hurt so much the day after you work out

Next time: Slow and steady.<p>Ever woken up the day after a workout and wondered what you did to deserve such pain?<p>I’m talking about soreness. That pain can stem from several sources, and understanding what's behind yours will help you best remedy it—and find ways to potentially prevent it in the …

Muscle

These are the top 10 beauty products we crushed on in July

<i>Every month, HelloGiggles will be presenting 10 of our Beauty Editor’s beauty product crushes — everything from skincare, to shampoo, to lipstick.</i> …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

This Is How a Woman Died from a Tick-Borne Disease Without a Tick Bite

A woman in Japan died last year from a tick-borne disease — but she was never bitten by a tick.<p>Instead, investigators believe the woman became …

This K-Beauty Cleanser Completely Transformed My Skin

If there's a skin-care version of hangry, my face has it. Even when I wait just a little <i>too</i> long to wash my makeup off after a long night, my skin …

'It is very scary': a Victoria's Secret model trainer was shocked by London's obsession with this high-intensity workout

He recently crossed the pond to undertake a summer residency at BXR London, a luxury boxing gym in Marylebone.<p>But during his visit to the English capital, he was left unconvinced by one exercise fad overtaking the city's fitness scene: HIIT.<p>HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. The …

Erin Heatherton

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.<p>Mindfulness has become a …

I Did 20 Push-Ups Every Day For 2 Weeks and Here's What I Learned

Earlier this year, I could string together a solid 14 to 16 push-ups without stopping. It was a skill that took me quite some time to master. And by "quite some time," I mean months and months. For that, my gratitude lays with CrossFit. When I'd see them on the list of to-dos for a daily WOD …

7 things a trainer wishes you knew about building a booty

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like sculpting a booty.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' a bigger booty by working out - and following the wrong advice could lead …

Fitness

The Thyroid Diet: How to Eat for a Faster Metabolism and More Energy

What does your thyroid do? In short, everything. Every cell and gland in your body depends on thyroid hormones to regulate its metabolism state. “The …

Wellness

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

Piriformis syndrome: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Piriformis syndrome causes pain in the buttocks and hip. It occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated by the piriformis muscle.<p>This irritation can …

Arthritis

4 Powerful Daily Mobility Drills

<b>Athletes inevitably get tight and achy.</b> They need effective mobilization techniques to not only keep their bodies supple, but also combat the ill …

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.<p>But Ms. D’Ambrosio, who exercises regularly, found the hourlong class was harder than she anticipated. By the end her legs were …

Exercise

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These 10 Magical Makeup Products Stay on All Day, According to the Internet

Real people, legit reviews.<p>Right now, in the depths of Reddit, a group of makeup-obsessed humans is fervently discussing one of the only topics of beauty to matter in this muggy, sweaty heat: Melt-proof, long-lasting makeup that won't abandon your face by lunch. Unsurprisingly, the Internet has …

Makeup

Chemical in Colgate Total possible hormone disrupter and carcinogenic

Colgate Total still uses tricolsan, an antibacterial chemical that has not been proven safe.<p>Consumer NZ is warning people to limit their use of …

How to Apply Highlighter Like a Makeup Artist

Makeup trends are fleeting, but a glowy complexion will always be <i>en vogue</i>—and chances are, highlighter is your secret weapon of choice for faking …

Makeup

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The full-body reconstruction workout

Whether you unintentially let yourself go, or if life's everyday demands (whether it's from the office or from your relationship) pulled you from …

Workouts

How to Keep Your Garden Thriving All Summer Long

Home<p>5 Water-Saving Tips for Containers<p>Flowers and Plants<p>9 Easy Summer Flowers<p>Flowers and Plants<p>10 Great Flower Garden Design Tips<p>Subscribe & …

How to do ‘no make-up’ make-up

Make-up trends are constantly changing. Heavy, contoured make-up has been a trend for the past two years, but so has going au naturel. The no make-up …

You Don’t Need to Lift Heavy to Grow Muscle

<b>Developing larger muscles - this is a topic dear to my heart.</b> I have studied this for many years. I have read the research, personally experimented …

Exercise