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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 …

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 …

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Exercise 1 Bent-over dumbbell rows<p>Pick up the heavy dumbbells and stand with your feet hip-width apart. Push your hips back (knees slightly bent) and hinge your torso forward, so it's approaching parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. (Keep your chest "proud" and don't let your lower back hunch forward.) Begin …

The Fat-Burning Cardio Exercise You're Not Doing

Not sure where to start? Here's everything you need to know about rowing like a pro:<p>—Amy Roberts, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer<p><b>The setup:</b> Before you start yanking away, set the resistance low (you can always increase once you get the hang of it). Sit down and strap …

6 Things I Learned From My First 5K

<i>by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Rodale</i><p>The alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday. As it buzzed, I lay there and thought to myself, <i>What the heck am I doing</i>? <i>Why am I getting up</i> before <i>the crack of dawn to</i> run<i>?</i><p>Somehow, I willed myself out from under the covers, laced up my sneakers, and …


This 30-minute Bodyweight Workout is Totally Kickass

A quick bodyweight workout when you don't wanna go to the gym and have no equipment in sight. Awesome.

10 Reasons the 5K is Freaking Awesome

You can train and still have a life, race hard and walk normally the next day, and get really fit really fast.<p>My one carry-on and six personal items are stashed in the overhead compartment. The seat pouch in front of me is crammed with the tools necessary to get us through a 13-hour flight back …


Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

The Swimsuit-Ready Workout

Exercise 1: Dumbbell Lunge and Rotation<p>Exercise 2: Mountain Climber<p>Exercise 3: Dumbbell Push Press

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …


Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

How To Squat Like A Boss

The squat is one of the most effective lower-body exercises you can do -- and you can do it just about anywhere.<p>No need for an intimidating weight rack or any fancy gear. All you must do is pay attention to a few key pointers:<p>Plant your feet shoulder-width apart (or slightly wider), with your toes …

Skip the gym this summer! 7 outdoor workouts that burn major calories

The long, warm days of summer leave plenty of time to fit in a workout without having to hit the gym. Try some of these expert-recommended outdoor workouts to burn calories and get fit while enjoying the summer sun.<p><b>Stand up paddle boarding</b><br>Average Hourly Calorie Burn: 350<p>Stand up paddle boarding …


Get Sexy, Toned Legs With This Simple Exercise

When I ask my clients which body part they’d like to work on first, the answer comes like it was shot out of a canon: butt and legs, of course. This …

Mix-and-Match Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sleek Body


5 Delicious Pasta Alternatives with a Fraction of the Calories

Here’s how to use them to create easy peasy main-dish meals that will leave you feeling lightened up and fully satisfied.<p>It's that transition time of …

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

4 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Fitness Fanatics

These recipes include ingredients like blueberries, watermelon, and cherries that may help fight inflammation and get you out the door for your next …

Get Thinner Thighs With These Pool Exercises

This 10-minute water workout will have you saying "so long" to saddlebags!


A Slacker's Guide to Losing Weight Without Trying

If the idea of counting calories or following a strict diet just makes you want to reach for a candy bar, then you'll love these expert-approved ways …

Candy Crush

Yoga Poses for Less Stress and Better Sleep

This relaxing yoga routine will help calm your mind and body so that you can get a better night's sleep. Do these easy stretches and exercises every …


Oatmeal Recipes for Every Day of the Week

Give your morning meal a makeover with these tasty recipes.


Tummy-Toning Workouts

Want a tighter, flatter belly? Watch this video to learn moves that work your entire mid-section. Increase the intensity by using a small hand …


4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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6 months to sexy legs

15 Travel Fitness Hacks to Stay in Shape

You work so hard to keep fit normally, so how do you maintain your current mass or keep weight off while you're traveling? Try these 15 travel …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

Drinking Hot Water & Lemon in the Morning

Consider swapping your standard cup of coffee for a glass of hot water and lemon first thing in the morning, recommends nationally known nutritionist …