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The Crazy Simple (But Effective) 15 Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

At first glance, you'd expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social media-powered (she's got nearly a half...

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 …

This Is the Number One Move Trainers Use to Sculpt a Strong, Toned Back

Even Justin Timberlake would be proud.<p>If you want your back to look like you just spent months training to be a UFC fighter, there's one move you have to add to your repertoire: the row.<p>When we surveyed our favorite trainers on their go-to moves for creating head-turning back muscles, a majority of …

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6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

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5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

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Health & Fitness Tips

Highlights Foods do much more than just nourish our body There are foods that can completely put you into a READ MORE<p>May increase heart disease risk …

9 Core Exercises That Get You Closer to 6-Pack Abs

<i>Do standard crunches and planks have you seeing minimal progress? Shape has the nine moves you need to target the muscles that matter, and they'll get you that much closer to six-pack abs!</i><p>Everybody wants a six-pack—which is great. But FYI, there are actually <i>four</i> key muscle groups you need to tone …

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This 12-minute workout plan will make intense exercise fun and easy to do

Short bursts of high-intensity training can provide results similar to or even better than a longer, lower-intensity gym session. Small amounts of vigorous exercise can add years to your life, all while providing the mental well-being and cardiovascular benefits that come from working out.<p>The …

The Strength-Building Yoga Pose That Tons of People Do Wrong

Learn how to do Chaturanga the right way—and get super toned while you're at it.<p>Chaturanga is the yoga version of a traditional pushup, and it's frequently done incorrectly. Since it's used in every vinyasa and sun salutation, it can wreak havoc on the shoulders and lower back if you don’t perform …

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Energize Your Body and Brain With This Beginner 15-Minute Yoga Sequence

When an afternoon feels stressful, yoga is some of the best medicine! You don't need to step out for an hour or 90 minutes to reap yoga's amazing benefits. This quick midday session will help you calm down, get focused, and amp up your energy. It's one of the best things you can do for your body …

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6 Ways to Get More Out of a Push-Up

The push-up is one of the most overlooked exercises in the metaphorical exercise book. Sure, it looks pretty easy and most of us know the basics: …

15-Minute Workout to Slim Down Fast

The 20-Minute Workout That'll Help You Get a Dancer's Body

You'll love this strength-training workout from Julianne Hough's trainer.<p>Want to score a body like Julianne Hough's? This 20-minute workout, developed by Julianne's trainer, Astrid Swan, torches cals and keeps Ms. Hough confident on the floor. And now, it's yours: Mix it into your routine two or …

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Work Your Upper AND Lower Body in One Crazy Simple Move

Where has this exercise been all your life?<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Farmer's Walk:</b> Your go-to workout move doesn't need …

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A No-Crunch Abs Exercise That's Actually Fun

Really—we promise!<p>Crunches: Not so effective, not so fun. Plank pose: Awesome for you, still not so fun to hold.<p>…Which is where the abs move in the video below comes in. This exercise, from the brilliant mind of <i>Women’s Health</i> yoga contributor Kathryn Budig, incorporates plank on both the hands and …

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Crush This Move for Glorious Glutes

Use the motion of the ocean to tone your booty.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>The Heat Wave:</b> It's summertime, people! And this …

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The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

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7 Types of Squats You Should Be Doing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p>Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

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The Glutes Whisperer Shares The Ultimate Three Week Butt Workout

"He turned my thutt into a butt."<p>While en route to meet trainer Ryan Anthony at an Equinox gym in New York City, my anxiety sky rockets. We're about to embark on a three-week quest together: Anthony has been tasked with "fixing" my lifelong lack of derriere, somehow sculpting a "C" curve where …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

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How to Sculpt Your 'Lady V' à la Kendall Jenner

It's the body part du jour...<p>With thigh-high dresses and side-slit skirts on the rise—just take a second look at Kendell Jenner's double-whammy in a revealing Fausto Puglisi dress—there's a new area to focus your workout on, the lady V. Stars such as Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore …

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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 …

A Single Guy Quit His Job And Spent A Year Interviewing Couples In Love - This Is The Best Relationship Advice He Learned

Nate Bagley says he was sick of hearing love stories that fell into one of two categories - scandal and divorce, and unrealistic fairytale.<p>So he …

Man Gets Arrested For Creeping This Lady Out On A Bus His Explanation Is Perfect

The Only Formula You Need to Make Your Best-Ever Fruit Pie Filling

Ready to fill that buttery pie crust with a pile of gorgeous, ripe fruit? We're here to set you up for pie filling success.<p>Fruit, sugar, cornstarch, acid, extras. These are the only things you need to remember to turn out a perfect pie filling. You've already read our step-by-step guide to the …

7 Ways To Get High Naturally Without Drugs Or Plants

We’ve all been guilty of turning to those good old vices or unhealthy addictions to find relief from stress, sadness, or frustration. Those times …