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9 reasons why you should practice yoga

Yes, the obvious is true: Most yoga classes are attended by a majority of fit, flexible females in tight clothes. But, contrary to what you might …

The No-Pain Six-Pack workout program: Back day

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you've been training for a few years, chances are you're no longer able to do all your favorite lifts, due to …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

What's more, building strength in your shoulders and hips can boost your efficiency in any other workout you do. That means you'll get more bang for your fat-blasting buck during squats and lunges, pushups and planks. And because they're two major joints of your upper and lower body, strengthening …

5 Things You Need to Know About Pregnancy Sex

<b>Some Positions Are Better Than Others</b><br>If you're up for it, woman on top and doggy style are great positions throughout your entire pregnancy, says ob-gyn Alyssa Dweck, M.D., coauthor of <i>V is for Vagina</i>. (Just make sure you choose a twist on doggy style where you won't be hitting your bump or putting …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

<b>Hydrate</b><br>Research shows that dieters who guzzle plenty of H2O lose more weight than those who don't. Keep things interesting with these 25 slimming sassy water recipes.<p><b>Split Your Food</b><br>Divide your normal portion by two and save the rest for later. You're likely to feel full on less food than you</b> …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

Burpee How-To: The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

<b>Step 1:</b> While standing with your feet hip-width apart, squat down and place your hands on the floor in front of you, palms down.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Jump your feet back, arms extended, so your body is long and symmetrical in a plank position.<p><b>Step 3:</b> Pull your legs back under you so you’re back in a squat …

Get Six Pack Abs for Summer - 10 Minute Ab Workout

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Workouts

The Best Medicine Ball Ab Workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question “What workout should I do?” No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

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3 protein bars you can easily make at home

You would never chase a workout with a Snickers—not if you're smart, at least.<p>But if you scan the ingredients of the chocolate–peanut butter protein …

Butt Workout: 20-Minute Glute Exercises

The Best Butt Workout<p>Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form.<p><i>Check out all of WH's</i> …

7 ways to burn fat without touching a weight

1. Eat more protein<p>Did you know that you can burn calories without moving at all? In fact, you burn them every day just by staying alive—it’s called …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

The best dumbbell-only shoulder workout

Your average trainer can think of only two ways to work your shoulders with dumbbells—presses and raises. And while those work just find, they're …

Android Wear announcements today have Pebble founder 'excited'

Pebble officially welcomes Google and partners to the smartwatch market<p>Android Wear, the LG G Watch and the Moto 360 are the hot topic of the day. Of …

Wearable Tech

Add Muscle All Over

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The Best Anytime Workout

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30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Get a full-body calorie-blasting burn without any equipment—anytime, anywhere<p>Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout.<p><i>Women's Health</i> Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through these supersets. …

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6 Weeks to Bootcamp Fit: Week 5 Strength Circuit Workout

Exercise 1 Dive Bomber Push Up<p>Begin in plank position with hands slightly wider than shoulder-width and legs extended. Press back to Downward Facing Dog with hips high <b>(A)</b>. Keeping spine neutral and hips elevated, bend elbows and lower head towards floor, gliding chest forward <b>(B)</b>. Tuck butt and back …

The Supereffective Body-Weight Workout

Exercise 1 Side-Kick Plie<p>To perform this glute and hip toner, stand with your feet two to three feet apart, toes turned out, then lower into a squat, elbows bent and fists in front of your chest <b>(a)</b>. Stand up and lift your right leg off the floor. Focus on your glutes, then drop your left shoulder …

Weekend One-Up: Weight Plate Workout

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle. Each week our …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

Boost your libido at the gym

Lose 4kg and double your sex drive<p>First, the foreplay. Minute-for-minute, kettlebell training is the most efficient way to burn calories, shed fat …

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The Easiest Way to Look 10 Pounds Thinner

The four-move workout that improves your posture and boosts your confidence<p>There's a good reason why your mom always told you not to slouch. Besides the instant confidence boost you get, studies show that having good posture helps alleviate back pain, strengthens your abdominal muscles, and …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt and Hips

<b>Alteration: Hands-Up Bridge</b><br>Get in the basic bridge position, but this time do the move with your hands directly in the air; it forces you to engage your abs and glutes more.<p><b>Alteration: Unilateral Bridge</b><br>Go back to the basic bridge position, but this time raise one knee to your chest or extend it all …

Train Like Ashton

Kutcher practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a grappling art that works every muscle in the body, with special emphasis on strengthening the core and …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

The top 10 medicine ball moves

The wrecking ball<p>Watch any top-level fighter in training and you’ll see the medicine ball being administered. “Its shape lets you exert both speed …

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