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Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle and Get Strong

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

A 'Revenge Body' Trainer Drops A Truth Bomb About What It Takes To Lose Arm Fat

Real talk, coming in hot.<p>If there's one thing reality-TV trainers are known for, it's definitely <i>not</i> sugar coating the truth. And that's why <i>Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian</i> trainer Ashley Borden tells all of her clients the same thing: You can't lose arm fat—at least not <i>just</i> arm fat.<p>Getting rid of …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

This 15-Minute Workout Is So Simple Yet CRAZY Effective

Train like a beast.<p>There's a reason Daft Punk's "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is on basically every workout playlist. We all want a routine that takes minimal time, but delivers maximum results.<p>Enter: The 15-Minute Beast Workout, created by Kristie Alicea, NCSF- and ACE-certified head trainer …

The Best Neutral Paint Colours That Aren't White

Photo, Sian Richards.<p>From a grey mauve to an off-black, these neutral paint colours are foolproof and more interesting than eggshell. Take a peek at …

Home Decorating

30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Are Still Relevant Today

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

Parenting

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

11 Types Of Yoga: A Breakdown Of The Major Styles

There are so many different types of yoga out there, whether you want a more physically demanding class or an easy, relaxing, meditative class. With …

Yoga

Does Meditation Affect Your Heart, Weight And Stress Level? Here’s What The Research Says

Photo, iStock.<p>Can meditation decrease your risk of heart disease? Maybe, according to a recent statement from the American Heart Association — if you …

Mindfulness

This Myers-Briggs personality test alternative is based on a centuries-old system

From stress-busting techniques to digital detoxes, sometimes analog life is the best life. And if you want to learn something new, you actually have …

Jhumpa Lahiri on Writing in Italian

<i>This week’s story, “The Boundary,” is about a teen-age girl who is the daughter of immigrants. Her parents are the caretakers for a holiday house—in Italy, we assume—and, as the story opens, the girl is showing a new family around at the start of their week’s vacation. You recently spent some years</i> …

Celebrities Can't Get Enough of This Red-Carpet Hair Trend

In the months-long parade of beauty inspo known as awards season, we regularly fall in love with hair and makeup looks that are pretty much impossible to replicate. Until we’re blessed with our own dedicated glam squads, red-carpet inspo is mostly that—inspiration. But one standout style that keeps …

Hairstyling

This barre rockstar wants to help you reap the rewards of high-intensity, low-impact workouts

Meet your Well+Good (Re)New Year Week Three trainer, Kara Liotta. The creative director for FlyBarre and Wilhelmina fitness model has got it goin’ …

Should You Do Abs Exercises Every Day If You Want To See Results?

You may be sabotaging your six-pack goals.<p>It's a new year, which means there’s no time like the present to finally tone up your tummy. You found a bunch of quick abs workouts and plan to do them everyday, because that’s the best way to chisel your middle, right?<p>Not quite. When you do the same …

Muscle

This 5-Minute Workout Is Perfect For When You Don't Want To Exercise

No time? No problem.<p>If you took a little workout hiatus over the holidays, getting back into the routine of breaking a sweat can be challenging (understatement of the year, we know). But rather than expecting to jump right back into your old routine, or feeling so overwhelmed by the prospect that …

Workouts

What It Really Means To 'Zip Up Your Abs' During Core Work

Seriously, what's that supposed to feel like?<p>Engaging your core is a must during any activity, but it may be hard to understand how to do it from certain instructions.<p>To get the lowdown on what common core instructions actually mean, we chatted with Socanomics founder and former <i>Women's Health</i> Next …

Workouts

This 8-Minute HIIT Tabata Routine Gets You Toned in No Time

SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells shows us her go-to Tabata routine that gets the job done in just eight minutes.<p>For anyone who’s looking to get fit fast, …

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

5 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Help You Lose Weight

These recs come straight from a nutritionist.<p><i>Vicki Shanta Retelny, R.D.N., is a lifestyle nutrition expert, author, speaker, culinary consultant, and founder of the blog Simple Cravings. Real Food.</i><p>You wake up from your overnight slumber and the hunger pangs hit. Breakfast is calling your name—and …

Nutrition

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Sleep

Why Portugal’s the place all the cool kids of wellness will go to unplug in 2018

When I moved to Portugal last winter, I thought, sure, I might be happier there than I’d been in Brooklyn, but I didn’t realize how much <i>healthier</i> I’d …

24 No-Meat Mains You'll Want To Eat All The Time

Forget Meatless Monday — these recipes are so tasty (and filling) they hold their own any night of the week. Whether you’re planning a healthy grain …

Cooking

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

'Exactly How I Lost 40 Pounds After Years Of Yo-Yo Dieting'

Katie Dunlop was able to lose more than 20 pounds in just six months.<p><b>BEFORE:</b> 168 <b>AFTER:</b> 128<p>My weight was something I was always aware of growing up. I typically ate healthy foods, but I still struggled with feeling like the “chubby” friend for most of my middle and high school years. That led me to …

Fitness

6 Signs You Might Have A Magnesium Deficiency

The mineral is super important for your health.<p>Magnesium is one of those minerals you know is important to your health, but you're probably also a little hazy on what, exactly, it does. Turns out it's actually crucial—meaning that a deficiency in it can cause all sorts of problems.<p>First, some …

Wellness

A morning yoga routine (just 10 minutes!) to help wake you up

Many of us wake up with a long to-do list in our minds and the sense that we need to rush, which can lead to anxiety and restlessness. Before you …

Strength Training For Newbies: Full-Body Workout

Assata McKenzie takes you through 12 easy moves to work your legs, arms, back and glutes. Here’s what you’ll need: an exercise ball, 5 lb weights, a …

A 10-minute yoga routine for people with wrist strain

Weight bearing on the hands is a key feature of many yoga postures and sequences. Learn how to mobilize the wrists, and explore ways to stabilize the …