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12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

Are you Shy or Introverted? Science Says This is the Difference Between Them

It's surprising, but makes sense.<p>Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably.<p>Yet many psychologists argue that there’s a major and compelling difference between the two states. …

Psychology

This 12-Week Workout Plan From a Trainer Is Designed to Help You Lose Weight

When you're starting off on a weight-loss journey, it can feel overwhelming to know how to proceed. But we've got you! Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, put together an exclusive weight-loss plan for POPSUGAR, and there's no way you <i>won't</i> get fit AF if you follow his …

Workouts

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

Try This 'Plank Dance' to Challenge and Strengthen Your Core

Victoria's Secret models and best friends in fitness Jasmine Tookes and Josephine Skriver know how to have fun at the gym. The pair gathers their …

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

Strengthen Your Shoulders and Core With This Plank Workout From Jennifer Garner’s Trainer

No weights? No equipment? No problem. You don’t need fancy tools—or any tools at all, for that matter—to get a great total-body workout.<p>So says …

Why Triceps Push-Ups Are So Hard (But So Worth It)

If you can barely do one, you're probably doing it right.<p>You might be able to bang out a few (or a dozen!) solid standard push-ups—but as soon as you …

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

Get Fit for Summer With This Physio Ball Workout From Celeb Trainer Anna Kaiser

The physio ball is one of my favorite pieces of gym equipment. It decreases the base of support and adds a stability challenge, which increases your …

I Traded CrossFit For BBG Workouts For 1 Week, and This Is What Happened

I've been doing CrossFit for 21 months now, but scrolling through Instagram and seeing amazing mind and body transformations from women following Kayla Itsines's BBG program totally inspired me to give it a try. I stopped going to CrossFit for one week, signed up for the one-week free trial on the …

Fitness

If You Want to Shed Arm Fat, These Are the 11 Exercises to Get You There

Even though most experts agree that you can't spot-reduce fat, it's not unusual to want to target certain parts of the body during a workout. If you're looking to shape up your arms, shed fat, and get stronger, we've picked out the most effective full-body exercises for you. Because it's true — you …

Workouts

4-Move Motivating Pilates Routine

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

Yoga

To Combat Physician Burnout and Improve Care, Fix the Electronic Health Record

After a blizzard of hype surrounding the electronic health record (EHR), health professionals are now in full backlash mode against this complex new tool. They are rightly seen as a major cause of professional burnout among physicians and nurses: Clinicians are spending almost half their …

6 Disciplines of Leadership That Inspires Ownership

A major shift in leadership can inspire employees to go beyond responsibility.<p>Over the years, I have had the honor of speaking with hundreds of business leaders in many industries through my podcast and my work with companies on rapid growth. Most recently, I interviewed CEOs from the 2017 Inc 5000 …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

How to Do a Plié Squat

Consider the plié​ squat your shortcut to achieving the lithe, gently muscular limbs of a dancer without ever stepping foot in a ballet class. “More …

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! …

Workouts

Kick Those Extra Pounds to the Curb With This 20-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Let's cut the frills and the time-wasters. These are the best moves to blast fat in just 20 minutes. Taking on each of these exercises without resting will zest up your whole body and rev up your metabolism, so you can blast fat during and even after the workout ends. To get you the most effective …

Workouts

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

Career Development

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

Self-help

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

You’ve probably encountered managers you admire more for their technical skills than for their actual leadership skills.<p>Perhaps it’s the familiarity of this experience that lends the Peter Principle its popular appeal. The Peter Principle, laid out in a 1969 book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, describes …

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!

Workouts

This 30-Minute Strength, Cardio, and Pilates Core Workout Is Here to Torch Calories

Get ready to sweat! This challenging workout from celeb trainer Kit Rich mixes circuit training, cardio, and Pilates core exercises and works every part of your body. You don't need equipment for this one, just a positive attitude! And Kit will definitely keep you motivated. Press play, and get …

Exercise

Core Exercises on the Ball

The exercise ball is one of the best tools for building strength, endurance, and stability in the core. Because you're on an unstable surface, your …

Workouts

The Pilates Move You Can Do at Home to Transform Your Arms

Strong, toned arms aren't only a characteristic of the genetically blessed. It's possible — no matter your age — to sculpt long, lean arms for yourself just in time for Summer. What makes this news even better is that you can transform your arms with one simple, inexpensive piece of equipment — a …

Workouts

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

Before You Set New Goals, Think About What You’re Going to Stop Doing

Remember your new year’s resolutions? Are you still doing them?<p>If the answer is “no,” most likely you fell into the trap that stops most individuals from accomplishing their resolutions: not consciously taking old activities out of their schedule to make room for the new. It’s the equivalent of …

Time Management