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18 Struggles Only Perfectionists Will Understand

1. Looking back at your old stuff and deleting or throwing it out because it’s not up to par with your current work. <i>“What was I thinking back then?”</i> …

How Can I Stop Liking You?

How can I stop liking you when I see you all the time? Our friends are mutual, which means you’re at the same bar, at the same house parties, and at …

Get Fit and Sexy—Fast!

Exercise 1 DYNAMIC KNEE RAISE<p>Stand on your left leg, knee slightly bent, and extend your right leg out to the side, toe touching the floor; extend both arms overhead, reaching over to your left side <b>(a)</b>. In one motion, raise your right knee toward your chest as you lower both hands to your knee <b>(b)</b>. …

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

<b>The Moves:</b><br>1. Glute Bridge <b><br>How to make it harder:</b> Raise one leg, and switch legs after 25 seconds. You can also raise your arms so they're pointing straight up or lift your toes off the ground.<p>2. Swing with Dumbbells <b><br>How to make it harder:</b> Hold the heavier-weight dumbbells as you swing your arms …

The Playlist That Makes a 45-Minute Cycling Workout Seem Easy

"I only do the playlist the morning of," says Fitzgerald. "I do it like that so it can be as close to how I'm feeling that day; I really feel like that's important because if I'm feeling my music then I know my riders will be able to feel it, too. Also, I never use a playlist twice." Here, she …

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

All joking aside, this workout will torch calories and get you sweating. And you'll definitely feel it in your caboose tomorrow! Watch the video for demonstrations on how to do each of the moves, and then read below for the instructions for the warmup and the workout. And good luck!<p><b>The Warmup:</b><br>Do 5 …

Exes And Expats

When in doubt, run away. That’s what I’ve been doing since I graduated. After the fleeting paradise of university, where my only job was to read …

The Better-Sex Workout

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17 Things You’ve Been Mistaking For Love

I write this because, at some point in my life, I have mistaken all of these things for love and/or romance. And I think, because these are the kinds …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

47 Things Only Introverts Understand

1. Not understanding the concept of boredom because you are so content with your own company.<p>2. “Get in and get out” is your mantra.<p>3. Immature …

The 7 Stages Of Wanting Someone You Can’t Have

1. Realization<p>All of a sudden, it hits you like nothing you’ve ever felt before — Oh, shit, you really like them. This is often someone you’ve known …

This Is For Women Who Apologize For Everything

A few years ago a man I knew walked into the café in NYC where I was having lunch with a friend, and before I realized what was happening his hand …

18 Struggles Only Over-Thinkers Will Understand

1. Your need to find meaning in everything usually culminates into crafting conspiracy theories about what the period placement in a text means.<p>2. …

3 Moves That Work Your Core AND Arms

Make multitasking your middle name with these two-for-one strength builders<p>Even if the polar vortex is still in full swing where you live, you'll be trading in puffy coats for tank tops before you know it. Luckily, you don't have to log tons of time at the gym to tone your core and your arms—just …

Workouts

3 Ways To Get Yourself Onto The Unconventional Career Path

Remember when getting a job was relatively easy?<p>You went to a good college, got great grades, and then you were on your way to a comfortable …

Fat Frying Finishers

<b>DIRECTIONS:</b><br>Do each exercise for 30 seconds with no rest between moves; then rest for two minutes. Complete the routine three times.<p><b>1. Mountain Climber</b><br>From a pushup position, bring your right knee as close to your chest as possible. Return to the starting position. Repeat with your left leg, …

7 Reasons Women Like Men Who Treat Them Like Crap

It’s unhealthy, I know. And I wish I could stop. But I’m guilty as charged, and so are many of my girlfriends. So sue us.<p>1. You can never really have …

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up abs workout. Fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, demonstrates all the moves in this quick video above. Check it out, and then …

Workouts

Total-body training circuit

Exercise 1 Half-Burpees<p>Crouch down with your hands on the floor on either side of your feet <b>(A)</b>. Jump your feet out so you're in a plank position <b>(B)</b>, then quickly jump them back in <b>(C)</b>. Feeling strong? Add a straight jump after you hop your feet in and turn the move into a full burpee.<p>Exercise 2 …

37 Things Only Swimmers Know

1. There are always at least two things hanging up to dry somewhere in your house/apartment, and they are a swimsuit and a towel.<p>2. People frequently …

33 Things Only Backpackers Do

1. You actually like to sleep at the cheapest hostel in town – towels are NOT included and don’t even think about breakfast.<p>2. You’ve bought a pair …

11 Fashion Brands That All Stylish Women Need To Know

1. Marques’Almeida<p>Both graduates of Central Saint Martin, Marta and Paulo are the brains behind Marques Almeida. They work primarily with denim, …

One Simple Habit That’ll Make You Great At Conversations

Today, we’re going to completely strike from the face of the earth a pain in the ass experience we’ve ALL had….<p>I’m good in the first few minutes of …

Classic Pad Thai

I have Lukas to thank for transforming my kitchen into a place of adventure and firsts for me recently. (i.e. as in this recipe, too.)<p>Take pad thai. …

Get a great butt!

Hey, if people are saying your booty is too good to be true, it must mean all your hard work is paying off, right? So whether or not this photo was doctored, we know one thing—Photoshop isn't the only way to get an envy-inducing backside. Check out these amazing workouts to get a stronger, sexier …

The Do-It-Anywhere HIIT Workout You Need to Try

Shares 28.3K<p>Photo: Twenty20<p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by The American College of Sports Medicine, it holds steady …

Butt Exercises That Work--Really Well!

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Start at the top of a pushup, then bend your elbows to lower yourself and shift your weight onto your forearms; your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs and glutes <b>(a)</b>. Lift one foot three inches, foot flexed <b>(b)</b>. Hold for a few seconds, then lower and …

Weekend Challenge: Dumbbell Chop

Get ready to show off your six-pack abs<p><i>Join the</i> Women’s Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and</i> …

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …