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Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Explore the "Galapagos of Canada" from a floating eco-hotel

Canada is offering eco-travelers a luxury floating lodge experience in the ‘Islands at the Edge of the World’.<p>Only a handful of places remain in the world that are truly unspoilt. Canada’s Haida Gwaii is one of those places. Roads don’t exist on this rugged archipelago, located 80km off the coast …

This Is Exactly How Halle Berry Has the Body of a 25-Year-Old at 51

Halle Berry defies all odds when it comes to talent, beauty, and, of course, health. Not only can the 51-year-old easily pass for 25, but her …

Valley of Fire: A spectacular day trip from Las Vegas

Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Michael Ver Sprill, Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Valley of Fire State Park in …

Say Goodbye to Fat and Hello to Muscle With These Body-Transforming Exercises

Burn body fat and build lean muscle faster by ditching the cardio and picking up the heavy weights. These exercises are great for building muscle, …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

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This Trainer's Dumbbell Workout Will Give You Strong, Sexy Shoulders, and Toned Legs

You don't need to spend hours and hours in the gym to see lean muscle gain, shed fat, and get strong. Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an effective strength-training workout that will help you shape up your shoulders and arms, strengthen your legs, and tone your core. …

Say "I Do" to This 7-Move Full-Body Wedding Workout

Let the wedding countdown begin! This full-body workout is the perfect addition to any wedding-day prep. Whether you're looking to get in shape for your big day or you just want an added boost of confidence, begin with this workout.<p><b>Directions:</b> Start with a dynamic warm-up consisting of the …

Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I

It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout.<p>After the workout was first reported in The New York Times, dozens of 7-Minute Workout apps and …

Exercise

Beer, Ginger, and Garlic Braised Brisket

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.<p>Warm the oil in a large, ovenproof Dutch oven over medium-high heat until shimmering. Season the brisket with salt …

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

Faster Gains for Smart Lifters<p>3 Ways to Organize Your Training<p>While there are several ways of organizing your week in the gym, here are the most …

Italian Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe

My mamma has a saying: “<i>E meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani”</i> (an egg today is better than a chicken tomorrow). Even if you don’t have much, …

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

The Zero-Equipment Ab Workout Carrie Underwood's Trainer Swears By

Warmer weather on the horizon means fewer layers and more excuses to show off your summer body. To work toward your health goals, you'll want to take …

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

An Effective Total Body One-Dumbbell Workout

You already know that strength training is a crucial component to any workout routine if you want to get fit, get healthy, and lose weight.<p>Lifting …

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If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

How to Decompress Your Spine

All day long your spine is working to keep you upright. When you’re sitting in a chair, your spine is engaged, keeping your torso from slumping over, …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

The 3-Day Workout Program to Build Muscle Endurance and Get in Fighting Shape

In a sport as relentlessly demanding as MMA, any competitive fighter needs to have a huge base of raw strength and conditioning to endure five rounds …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

11 of the world's most beautiful abandoned castles

From ancient fortresses to crumbling ruins...<p>1 Ballycarbery Castle, County Kerry, Ireland<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - …

Success of Irish Trail Shows That Maybe You Can Eat the Scenery

WESTPORT, Ireland — On a quiet country path in the west of Ireland, about a mile outside the charming County Mayo town of Westport, walkers and cyclists pass a strange wayside sculpture.<p>Two crumpled suitcases, cast in bronze, sit under a hedge by the pathway, a crushed-gravel trail that stretches …

Why Fly All The Way to Iceland? Colorado Has Some of the Best Hot Springs Around

Iceland is one of the world’s great tourism success stories, having tripled its amount of visitors in under ten years. With a population of just 334,000, this tiny island nation attracts a staggering 1.8 million travelers annually, and almost half of those visitors will take a dip in the infamous …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …