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Tighten Your Love Handles With This Fitness Quickie

Quick Workout: The 5-Minute No Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs from Women's Health

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Muscle

Sculpt All Over With These Calorie-Torching Moves

10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

Workouts

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

Weight Loss

12 Guilt-Free Desserts

Hey, guys! I don't know about you, but we often find ourselves craving something sweet, especially after dinner. It's a thing. We shared our favorite …

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

Sadly, cronuts didn’t make the cut<p>Considering that you’re a smart, well read woman, you probably know at this point that carbs aren’t evil. Problem is, there are so many different kinds of them—fruits! breads! squashes!—that it’s hard to know exactly which ones are best if you’re looking to slim …

Weight Loss

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

Workouts

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

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10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

5 Minute Fat-Blaster: Crush Calories with This Quick Workout

Get head-to-toe toning with these five simple (yet super effective) moves<p>Saying you <i>don't</i> have time to work out is no longer an excuse. We've got an amazing five-minute workout that we're going to do <i>right now</i> and to help you get in phenomenal shape in no time. Follow along with <i>Women's Health</i> senior …

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The 5-Move Circuit Workout for a Strong, Sexy Butt

Tone, tighten and lift your backside with this muscle-sculpting circuit workout.<p>Newsflash: Squats aren't the only secret weapon when it comes to sculpting a strong and lifted backside. Whether you have Beyoncé-level aspirations or would be happy to just give your skinny jeans a little more to cling …

Workouts

10 tips for photographing your own newborn by Lisa Holloway

Bringing a new baby into your family is one of life’s most amazing and wonderful moments!<p>The newborn days are so precious, yet so fleeting. As …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

Workouts

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

How to get a high-key photo without studio lighting tutorial

463 Shares<p>Have you ever wanted to make a high-key headshot, but don’t have studio lighting, or enough equipment to pull it off?<p>If you have a window, …

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Interview

May 20, 2014<p>Copy by: Jaime Petkanics<p>Chances are that your interviewing skills are a little rusty, because it’s just not something that most of us do …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Welcome back to Sally’s Cookie Palooza! Today’s recipe continues my love affair with red velvet desserts. While I’ve made two kinds of red velvet …

5 Variations on Mountain Climbers You Have to Try

Just in time for bikini season, here's an explosive, do-anywhere move that will help you score awesome abs.<p>Bored to death with crunches but want a do-anywhere move to help develop your core? Then mountain climbers just might be for you. This intense (read: calorie-blasting) move works several core …

Climbing

Felt Lotus Hair Clip Tutorial

Margo is a wife and mother of two and living Wichita, Kansas where she hosts “Margo is Crafty”! She is showing how to make her stunning “Felt Lotus …

7 Sweet Weekend "Treat" Projects

4 Comments<p>The weekend is here and it's time for a sweet treat! Check out a few recipes I found this week for inspiration. Happy Friday!<p><b>1. Vanilla</b> …

Valentine Fan

Make Valentines your classmates will enjoy long after February is over. These fans are fun and easy and can be customized to any size or color.<p>Get …

Learn Calligraphy | Getting Back to Basics

How to Learn Calligraphy in 5 Days | Back to Basics<p>March 14, 2014<p>Happy Friday! You know what that means – it’s time to learn calligraphy! Today, …

Easy Spray Paint Update: Thrift Store Candlesticks

Welcome to the last hurrah of my <b>“It’s Still Summer”</b> series. Don’t take that to mean that I think summer is now over…because I don’t. I’ve just run …

Healthy Homemade Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

<i>Kaley’s here today with one of our family’s favorite snacks. My littles totally think of this as dessert, which I love because it’s really nothing</i> …