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Beat Bloat with Yoga

If holiday overindulgence has upset your digestion, beat bloat and flatten your belly with these 14 yoga poses

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

A 15 Minute Yoga Asana To Balance Your Root Chakra

<i>This guest post comes from our contributor FP Naomi.</i><p>The Root Chakra, also known as Muladhara, is the energy center at the base of your spine. It is …

Easy Yoga Pose for Insomnia Relief: Legs Up the Wall

Trouble sleeping? Here’s a super <b>easy yoga pose for insomnia relief: Legs up the Wall</b>. A good night’s sleep is critical to having a good day, so try …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the <i>Women's Health Big Book of Exercises</i>. …

Workouts

A Total-Body Resistance Band Workout You Can Do Anywhere

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Pumping iron is great, but to get the most out of resistance training, sometimes you need to mix it up! Burn a little rubber (and a lot of fat!) with this exercise band workout from Miami-based fitness expert Jessica Smith. All you need is one super-portable, …

6 Fantastic Yoga Asanas That Will Help You Fight Skin Problems

The skin is the largest organ in the body, both in terms of weight and surface area. It separates your insides from the outside world. It protects …

Yoga

Magic Yoga Move: Slim, Strong Arms

Sculpt those biceps and triceps in just minutes with this bat wing–blasting series from our resident yoga guru, Kristin McGee.<p>Before I started …

10 Yoga Poses to Boost Your Energy

Feeling a little run down? Try some yoga for energy to get your heart pumping and your blood flowing.

Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners

Did the poses taught in your first yoga class pass in one ear and out the other in a blur of confusion as you tried to register what the teacher was …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

15-Minute Workout: Plyometrics

<i>By Rachel Sturtz for SHAPE magazine</i><p>You (yes, crazy-busy you) are not too busy to work out today. This routine -- designed by Equinox's Stephanie Vitorino, creator of the best-selling VBody DVD series -- gets the fat-burning job done fast. The secret is plyometrics: explosive, high-intensity …

5 Steps to Happiness

Which are you doing right now, living or waiting? Various yoga practices are all techniques for becoming skilled at living more and waiting less, so that we get to make the most of this human experience. Last month, I was teaching a pose called hanumanasana, and it reminded me of the time that I …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<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 …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

1. Do intervals and high-intensity training (HIIT)<p>You’ve heard about their benefits—and for good reason. If you’re looking for a surefire way to burn …

3 Key Yoga Poses for Better Overhead Squats

<b>Teaching at a CrossFit gym, I've become quite familiar with the mobility challenges of overhead squats.</b> I've also seen injuries in athletes who …

Gobierno: "Es un gesto que corresponde según los propios argumentos entregados por Cheyre"

Cristián Larroulet indicó, además, que esperan que en los próximos días el consejo del Servel designe al nuevo presidente del directorio.<p>El <b>gobierno</b> …

Exercise Is Medicinal

Physical activity/exercise is often viewed as a recreational activity to be engaged in by the young, or those who delight in the luxury of free time. This could not be more wrong! Physical inactivity is now the third leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States. My message is clear:</b> …

15-Minute Arm Workout: Armed For Summer

Exercise 1 Inchworm<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, bend over, and touch the floor in front of your feet with both hands. Keeping your legs straight and core tight, walk your hands forward as far as you can without letting your hips drop. Pause, then slowly walk your feet toward your hands. …

Hips

What's My Real Cancer Risk? When Online Calculators Don't Compute

Online risk calculators are all the rage these days among public health groups trying to get us to change our unhealthful ways. The World Health Organization developed an online tool that lets you estimate your personal risk of cracking a hip in the next 10 years, for example. You just plug in data …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a five-to 10-pound medicine ball (or dumbbell). Lying faceup on a stability ball with your upper back and head pressed against the ball and your feet together on the floor, hold the medicine ball against your chest. Brace your abs and crunch up until …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …