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4 DIY Fire Pit Projects for Party Ready Patio

(Image credit: House and Fig)<p>This mid-spring weather is a fickle thing, isn't she? One moment you're entertaining guests with cold drinks on your …

Washing Machines

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

For Graphic Designers: 10 Tech-Savvy Design Tools To Enhance Your Creativity

<b>The bread and butter</b> of designers are their creative skills and the softwares that help bring their visions to life. Website DesignMantic has curated …

Infographics

15-Minute Routine To Unlock Tight Hips - Monthly Yoga with Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

This Online Workout Will Keep You Fly Even If You’re Stuck Inside

I don’t know about you, but the only Jonas I want in my lifestyle is Joe. FINE, and also Nick. But this storm this weekend? No thank you. This …

Trader Joe's

11 Core Variations for Ultimate Abs Strength

Abs on abs on abs.<p>Jenn Pena/ Women's Health<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 …

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Fitness

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Abs

If you're like us, there's probably one area you feel like you can't work enough: your abs. More specifically, your lower abs. It seems like no …

Workouts

The 40-Minute Total-Body Barre Workout

Before our first barre class, we wondered if those tiny movements on tiptoe would <i>really</i> benefit our body. But as soon as we stepped foot in the …

A Heart-Racing, Total-Body Workout

Ever felt paralyzed by too many choices? The struggle is real. It's how we occasionally feel about strength-training workouts. Endless possibilities …

A 35-Minute Yoga Class to Strengthen Your Legs and Butt

There's nothing like that stretched-out, super-relaxed feeling you get after an hour of moving to the rhythm of our breath during a yoga class. But …

Yoga

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 …

Workouts

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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Here’s How To Actually Do A Killer Abs Workout In Just 15 Minutes

All you need is some floor space and a midsection.<p>Stronger abs are great. Doing a million crunches is not. Right?<p>That’s why BuzzFeed Life worked with a personal trainer to create a no-equipment workout you can do in just 15 minutes.<p>The workout was designed by certified strength and conditioning …

The 30-Minute Pilates Workout to Strengthen Your Core

Whenever you hit the gym, we bet you tack on a few extra minutes for some quick moves that target your core. It's a nice cool-down—and who doesn't …

Exercise

Tone Up, Stretch Out and Release Stress With This 38-Minute, Full-Body Yogalates Video

This is an awesome workout!<p>It's intense and effective... definitely worth your time!<p>Roll out your mat and press play when you're feeling sluggish, stressed or tense. You'll feel like a different person when you're done!<p>You may be wondering: What is yogalates and why is it so effective?<p>Great …

Yoga

Watch How to Do an Indoor-Cycling Studio Arm Workout at Home

Your biceps and triceps will hate you, but you're going to love them.<p>Lots of indoor-cycling studio chains are famous for having one song in each class that's an arm workout—and at Peloton Cycle, a studio in New York City that also streams its classes live and on-demand, they're particularly brutal. …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Exercise 1 Cobra Pushup<p>Begin in a plank with your hands under your shoulders and your feet hip-distance apart. From there, take small little steps and walk your feet toward your hands, bending and raising your hips upward. When you have equal pressure on your hands and feet, stop <b>(A)</b>, then bend your …

5 Abs Moves You're Not Doing—But Should Be

Exercise 1 Swiss Ball Plank with Feet on Bench<p>Place a Swiss ball next to an exercise bench. Place your forearms on the ball so that your elbows are directly under your shoulders. Step one foot back onto the bench and then the other. Your feet should be separated about four to six inches apart. Keep …

A 5-Move, 5-Minute Workout Video That Will Sculpt You All Over

Total-body toning, right this way<p>If you thought five minutes was only enough time to pump out some measly crunches, you totally thought wrong. In the exercise video below, <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts,</i> leads you through a five-minute</i> …

The 12-Minute Bodyweight Abs Workout

There are plenty of reasons to strengthen your stomach, besides looking good on the beach (though that’s not a bad bonus). A strong core, which …

The 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Stronger Arms

If we’re looking for a great upper-body workout, we usually expect that we’ll need dumbbells, resistance bands, or kettlebells. But we have some …

Short on Time? Your 6-Minute Ab Workout

Shares 3.0K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>You’ve tried plain old planks and every crunch variation there is. And yet, those extra inches around your midsection just …

At-Home Barre Workout

Seven ballet-inspired moves to lift, lengthen, and tone—tutu optional<p>With devotees like Madonna, Kelly Ripa, and Natalie Portman, it's not surprising …

Natalie Portman

This 5-Minute Workout Video Will Make You Burn Calories Like Crazy

Quick cardio = very possibly the best cardio<p>Tired of slogging away on the treadmill for 40, 50, 60 minutes at a time? The cardio workout in the video below—led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>—requires no equipment and hardly any space. …

The Quiet Workout: A Killer Home Routine That Won’t Annoy Your Neighbors

Between an insane work or school schedule, a freak thunderstorm, and crowded locker rooms, exercising at home can easily trump trudging to the gym. …

Workouts

63 Must-Read Food, Fitness, and Happiness Blogs for 2016

There's a dizzying number of blogs out there, all tempting us to procrastinate at work. But it's hard to know which sites are truly trustworthy, …

Healthy Living

Banish Boring! Our Best Advice of the Year for Blank Walls

(Image credit: Sugar & Cloth)<p>Blank walls are boring. And a bummer! Whether it's art, pattern, paint or something else, we found a lot of inspiration …

Housekeeping