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Summer Potluck Winners

Be the talk of your block when you bring these crowd-pleasers to your next neighborhood cookout. All these dishes are easy to transport, simple to serve, and can withstand the rigors of summer heat while still looking and tasting fabulous.<p>A rainbow of heirloom tomatoes spooned over grilled, …

Brown-Bag Salad Recipes

All of these lunch salads are perfect for packing and taking to work or school, or on a picnic. Choose from 20 recipes, including favorites such as salade Nicoise, Waldorf salads, Asian noodle salad, and chicken salad.<p>Chickpeas give this salad protein while roasted peppers, fresh orange bell …

Crowd Feeders: Easy Recipes to Serve the Summer Hordes

Spicy, sticky, and ever-so-slightly sweet, these outrageously flavorful wings are made in just two steps.

5 Weight-Lifting Moves That'll Help You Drop a Size (Or More)

Strength training isn't one-sex-fits-all. Sculpt muscle and drop pounds with this routine tailored for women.<p>Few things are clearer: If you want to torch calories, lower your body fat, and stay trim for life, you need more muscle. Yet rarely do I hear women talk about their success with weights. …

Weightlifting

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

Tone All Over: Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

Karen Pearson<p>About This Workout<p>We heart AMRAP for its drenched-in-sweat efficiency, but sometimes a girl wants to sculpt a hard bod without all the …

Workouts

4 Amazing Stretches for Injury Prevention

This pre-hab stretching technique goes way beyond skin deep.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the hurts-so-good pain of the foam roller. Regularly getting your roll on can ward off injuries and help you perform better at the gym, primarily by keeping your fascia smooth and healthy. Yep, your …

Yoga

Buddy Up: The Partner Workout

James Michelfelder and Therese Sommerseth<p>The Buddy Workout<p>Catching up with your BFF is fun. Kicking each other's patootie? Even better!<p>That's the …

10 Yoga Poses for Runners

Caitlin Casella<p>Downward-Facing Dog<p>Instructions: Start on hands and knees. Place your palms a handprint's distance in front of your shoulders. Tuck …

6 Must-Do Moves to Strengthen Your Core

One-Legged Squat Reach<p><i>Targets abs, butt, and legs</i><p>Stand on left leg with right foot a few inches off ground near left ankle.<br>• Bend left leg about 90 …

3 Exercises That Work Better Than Jumping Jacks

For a cardio workout that's anything but boring.<p>The thing about cardio is that it can bore you to tears in, like, a second (looking at you, elliptical). But you <i>can</i> get it done without slaving away on a treadmill and subsequently wanting to kill yourself.<p>Exhibit A: Jumping jacks. This classic …

Workouts

The Best Butt Exercise for Runners

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt

All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new book <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>. You'll do 5 moves in …

Workouts

Great abs without the crunches

It's time to peel off the layers to reveal abs that may have been hidden this winter — and if you don't like what you find, there's a workout that can help.<p>This ultimate ab routine skips crunches because they inefficiently sculpt the surface layer, said Suzanne Bowen, Florida-based creator of the …

3 Exercises to Master for Tank Top Ready Arms

Health

The Plank Circuit That'll Sculpt the Body You've Always Dreamed Of

If you think standard planks are hard, just wait until you try celebrity trainer David Kirsch's circuit!<p>Oh, the plank. It can make you quiver (literally). It's also probably one of the most important exercises you have in your workout arsenal. Why? Because it strengthens your core, which is …

Workouts

The 5-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout For Total-Body Toning

Sculpt lean muscle in every part of your body with this real-time workout<p>Want to get all-over toning fast? Of course! <i>Women's Health</i> fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>, walks you through a heart-pumping total-body workout—all you need is one dumbbell! Join Jen, …

Workouts

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts

Burn, Baby, Burn: The Metabolism-Boosting Superset Workout

Jason Todd<p>How This Workout Works<p>It's one of our most flab-melting routines ever: Eight of the best lab-tested toners mixed together to boost your …

Workouts

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

Tighter from Tush to Toe: Lower-Body Pilates Workout

Thigh-High Lift<p><i>Targets triceps, abs, hips, butt, and inner thighs</i><p>Sit on floor with knees bent, feet flat, ball between inner thighs; place palms on …

Workouts

Arms Race: Barre Exercises for Strong, Sexy Arms

Nathaniel Welch<p>About This Workout<p>Hot tip for spring training: You'll soon be coveting "barre" arms. "Ballerinas have chiseled arms without unwanted …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

The Flat-Abs Formula

James Farrell<p>Formula: Abs Three Ways<p><i>Moves provided by Michele Olson, PhD, professor of exercise science at Auburn University at Montgomery and</i> …

The Ultimate Boot-Camp Workout

Get toned fast—military-style<p>Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed! <b>Week …

Workouts

Flat Abs Fast: The Core-Strengthening Workout

Alex Palombo<p>How This Workout Works<p>How do you create the ideal belly-flattening routine? You start with a short list of exercises that have been …

The Total-Body Workout You HAVE To Try

Meet the cure-all for that annoying gym plateau<p>The secret to busting out of a fitness rut is doing something totally out of your comfort zone. You need a workout that’ll surprise your muscles and keep you engaged the <i>whole</i> time. The fix: an intense series of supersets and fat-burning cardio …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Primal Pushup

Get your heart pumping without any workout gear!<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. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them,</i> …

Exercise