Katharine Ticknovich

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These People are Rare Gems—Keep Them, Fight for Them, don’t Give Up on Them.

<i>Author’s note: This article is dedicated to my best friend and soul mate.</i><p><i>“Love is the one thing we’re capable of perceiving that transcends</i> …

This Simple Technique Will Clear Your Mind [and Lighten Your 'Mental Load']

The life-changing magic of "thinking clean"...<p>Do you ever feel like you have so many things on your mind that you aren't able to fully focus on <i>any</i> of them?<p>Maybe you're trying to finish a project at work, but your mind keeps wandering to all of the tasks you have to finish at home, the financial …

25 Abs Moves Anyone Can Do

The abs are some of the hardest muscles to tone. The midsection is the first place most people, particularly women, store weight. It's just the way the body works.<p>There are numerous reasons why people are trying hard but are not losing belly fat - from drinking diet soda and following a low-fat …

This Is the Best Exercise to Work ALL Those Core Muscles

Thank you, science.<p>There are only so many non-working hours in a day for sweat sessions, networking events, and, oh yeah, actually having a social life. So when we hit the gym, we gotta make the most of our time.<p>Luckily, recent research published in the journal <i>Physical Therapy</i> has revealed the …

Exercise

How Low Should You Squat? (And How to Improve It)

An expert weighs in on this classic workout move.<p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>It’s a tried-and-true move for a reason: It hits the spot when you’re …

5 reasons to focus on your core

In case you haven’t noticed yet — muscle mass naturally diminishes with age. If you don't do anything to replace the muscle you lose, you'll increase …

24 Charts That Will Help You Be Healthy AF

Whether it's tips on how to eat healthier, work out more, or just be kinder to yourself.

Use Müller's Exercise System for a 15-Minute, No-Equipment Workout

Click to view There are lots of "weird old tips" for getting healthy around the web. Slate writer Sarah Wildman has the privilege of having a father …

21-Day Bikini-Body Challenge

Get set for summer with health and fitness tips that help tone, cleanse, and whip you into a beach-ready state of mind

Nutrition

7 Apps That Are Basically a Personal Trainer on Your Phone

Thanks to delicious holiday recipes, this time of the year is often marked by lots of good eating. Gingerbread cookies by the dozen, turkey, hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows, eggnog, pumpkin pies and lots and lots of champagne in pretty glasses. Throw in a heap of Netflix and chillin’ (like …

Apps

Get Toned Arms for 2016 With These 3 Exercises from Kayla Itsines

All you need are 7 minutes.<p>This week, we continue our series with Insta-famous trainer and creator of the Bikini Body Guide, Kayla Itsines, to kick-start those inevitable New Year's fitness resolutions. Kayla's workout for ELLE.com is made up of four circuits–full body/cardio, arms, abs, and …

Workouts

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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15 Healthy Eating Tips for Weight Loss

If you are determined to adopt some healthier eating strategies and lose weight in 2016, you may need some inspiration and workable ideas. Loading …

Get Serious About Strength and Balance With One-Legged Squats

The pistol squat is a one-legged movement that provides all the muscle-building benefits of regular squats while challenging your balance. It’s super …

30 easy tips to get slimmer in 30 days

The New Year signals a clean slate (and a clean plate!). The good news: Implementing even small everyday diet and exercise changes can lead to a long-term difference, said Dr. Lee Goldman, executive vice president and dean of the faculties of health sciences and medicine at Columbia University …

A Quick 4-Move Bodyweight Workout To Work Your Entire Body

If you have 10 minutes and just a few feet of floor space, this bodyweight workout is for you. We completely understand that it can feel impossible …

The Best New Science for Weight Loss in 2016

We scoured through hundreds of weight loss studies published in the past year and identified the top five most surprising, helpful, and actionable tips that could help you reach or maintain your healthiest weight in 2016. The main message boils down to this: Small changes to your lifestyle don't …

7 Tips to Find Time To Exercise When You’re Busy

Do you seek a more active lifestyle, but you’re hard-pressed for time because of work and family? How many times have you sat on your office chair …

How to Build Muscle If You Can't Afford a Gym Membership

No Gym?Even if you can't afford a membership, you can still get ripped.<b>“I can’t afford a gym membership and can’t build a home gym. Can I still gain</b> …

12 Free Outdoor Workouts That Don’t Suck

No matter how we feel about fitness and exercise, we *all* want to be in shape. Sure, I was captain of track and field in high school, but I also got my butt royally kicked in a SoulCycle class and recently cancelled my gym membership (#newyearnewme?). So in an attempt to *actually* keep my fitness …

Workouts

Injured? Tips on maintaining your physical and mental fitness - Scope

My big sports injury came as a sophomore in high school in an indoor soccer game (an off-season way of staying fresh during the Midwestern winter.) I …

11 Core Variations for Ultimate Abs Strength

Abs on abs on abs.<p>Errbody wants <i>those</i> abs, but (as you may know) it takes more than just bunches of crunches to develop a strong core that looks sexy and feels rock-solid.<p>As it turns out, there are quite a few abs-sculpting moves you can use to strengthen your midsection without one single sit …

New York City

6 Things You Need to Know Before Trying Hot Yoga

The sweat just. doesn't. stop.<p>Though hot yoga can be a great way to kick your yoga practice up a notch (as long as you like to sweat—A LOT), for most people, downward-dogging in 115-degree heat seems intimidating AF. But before you swear off this awesome workout because "you're not a hot weather …

Yoga

Try the Jump Lunge to Get High

(And tone your lower body.)<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>Jump lunges</b>: If you're ready to crank your strengthening workout up a notch, allow us to show you how. This move jacks up …

Workouts

How to Be Your Own Weight-Loss Tracker

Use this schedule to help recalibrate your internal body clock and reap the pounds-dropping benefits!<p>This year's most hyped timepiece isn't another new Apple product. It's free, it dates back millennia, and you already own it.<p>We're talking about your internal body clock—the one that regulates all …

Nutrition