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6 Nutritionist-Approved Things You Can Do After 6 p.m. to Lose Weight | Women's Health

"At night, we tend to do minimal activity, so we don’t need as many calories as we did during the day," says Koszyk. "So the excess consumption of calories at night may result in weight gain, poor sleeping, or indigestion."<p>Check out these R.D.-approved tips that will save you from your nighttime …

15 Dance-Inspired Squats That'll Make You Want to Shake Your Booty | Women's Health

You'll find hints of Watkins' signature dance workout, SOCANOMICS, which combines Afro Caribbean dance with hardcore cardio, throughout this vid. <i>(Take your toning to the next level with Women's Health's All in 18 DVD!)</i><p>So pump up the volume and prepare to bust a move.<p><i>Special thanks to Life Time</i> …

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>Alexis Novak<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a …

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Boost This Fat-Burning Hormone During Your Next Run to Lose Weight | Women's Health

Your body stores excess calories in fat cells called “white fat” cells. Brown fat cells, on the other hand, contain energy-burning compartments that release energy thought to keep the body warm. Everyone is born with this brown fat, but levels decrease with age.<p>Irisin is a hormone produced during …

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Turned 25

You're not that old. You're not!<p><b>1. As your birthday encroaches, people will tell you, "Age is nothing but a number." And they will be right.</b> You won't listen because you'll be too busy panicking, but they're right. When you wake up on your second day of being 25, you're still going to feel as much …

Putting Perfume in Your Belly Button Is the Fragrance Hack You Never Knew You Needed

Seriously.<p>You’ve heard before that targeting your "pulse points" is the best way to make your favorite fragrance last — and that’s why most of us spritz perfume on our necks and wrists every morning. Body heat radiates from those places were you can feel your heartbeat (read: where your veins are …

8 Simple Steps to Perfecting a Smoky Eye

Don't be intimidated, it's easier than it looks.<p>Much like your favorite little black dress, Brad Pitt, and making out in the rain (blowout be damned!), a smoky eye is timelessly sexy. That said, too many women skip the sultry, shadowy look altogether because it <i>seems</i> too hard to create, which may …

6 Secrets to Making Your Place Smell Amazing All the Time

Here's how to have the best-smelling apartment ever.<p>I think my obsession with a well-scented home started in childhood. It isn't pleasant, but we can all remember the first time we went to a friend's house, and it smelled sort of, well, funkadelic. I was petrified of being that friend.<p>As a …

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10 Things That Make Him Fall Even More In Love With You

You might not think no. 3 matters, but to him it's huge.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Whenever you make him laugh.</b> If all the Facebook posts my friend's mom shares are true, then Marilyn Monroe once said, "If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything." The same applies to guys too. I guess some women can make …

Turn on Your Fat Burners with These One-Dumbbell Moves for a Tighter Core | Women's Health

There are two different ways you can complete this circuit. Option one: Choose a slightly lighter weight (try a 10-pounder to start) and aim to get through the moves and the rounds as quickly as possible. That will get your heart rate up and focus a little more on increasing the cardiovascular …

‘The One Trick That Helps Me Stick to My Workouts Every Week' | Women's Health

Beth, who recently hosted the <i>Women's Health</i> Run 10 Feed 10 race in San Francisco, says varying her workouts helps her stay motivated, too. “For me, a typical workout changes every day because I get super bored, so I like to change it up and do swimming one day, yoga, Pilates, circuit training. It …

Do This 14-Minute Workout Three Times a Week to Get Stronger AND Slimmer

Because sometimes 15 minutes is too much.<p>Getty<p>Fact: Gym visits nose-dive in November. Also not fiction: You can tone up and get significantly stronger anywhere—in 14 over-before-you-know-it minutes, no equipment ('cept your body!) required.<p>Indulge us in an SAT-ish math problem, okay? If Jane works …

Want Flat Abs? Skip the Crunches and Do These 4 Exercises Instead | Women's Health

But secondly, when it comes to your training, you’ll score much better results by taking off the tunnel vision: I used to be someone who, no matter what, always added a few hundred crunches at the end of any workout. It was just my go-to way to wrap things up. And sure, my core felt strong. But, …

8 Fitness Instructors Share the Hair Tips They Swear By

Because shampooing every day is not the answer.<p>Bevin Price; Nina Rutsch; Liz Chestang/Soulcyle<p>When you’re a fitness instructor, you spend a lot of time washing your hair. But all that showering can leave your strands feeling super dry. Here, eight women who work out for a living share their secrets …

What's the Best Way to Get Toned Fast: Bodyweight Exercises or Strength Training? | Women's Health

<b>Everything You Need to Know About Bodyweight Training</b><p>What’s great about bodyweight strength training is that it can be done almost anywhere and requires very little to no equipment, says Matheny. Bodyweight workouts also employ more stabilizing muscles—the muscles that support and hold your body …

6 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than Jogging

Step up your sweat sesh.<p>Shutterstock<p>When you want to get in shape, no doubt you think about lacing up your sneaks and pounding the pavement. You may have heard that the average person torches 100 calories per mile out there, so it seems like an effective way to shed fat fast. And it is—don't get us …

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Why Are Women Who Put Their Careers First Just As Unlikely to Get Jobs in STEM?

Theories abound about the underrepresentation of women in STEM—a lack of early encouragement, marginalization, and women taking time off after having kids. But a new study published in <i>Social Science Research</i> says something different about that last postulation: Researchers found that even women who …

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Working Out For Weight Loss: 9 Things To Know

Working out for weight loss isn’t as simple as hitting the gym and then seeing results. Before we even get into any of the details, though, the most …

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The Ultimate 5 Minute Butt Workout

Butt workouts are where it’s at, and even a 5 minute butt workout is no exception. “Having a strong butt is just as important as having a strong …

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7 Workouts That Changed My Fitness Routine This Year

It’s easy to get stuck in a fitness rut, doing the same routine and following the same class schedule week after week. It’s especially easy to avoid …

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Exactly How to Use Rest Days to Blast More Fat and Get Better Workout Results | Women's Health

You pushed yourself on arm day, crushed a five-mile run the next day, and knocked out a HIIT workout yesterday morning. It’s time for a much-needed, well-deserved rest day.<p>But before you park yourself on the couch for an eight-hour Netflix binge, know this: Being strategic about your “day off” will …

5 Ways to Burn More Fat AFTER Every Single Strength Workout | Women's Health

<b>Why it rocks:</b> If you haven’t tried out battle ropes yet, you’ll be shocked how drained your body is (in the best way) after a 10-minute interval session, he says.<p><b>How to do it:</b> Go hard with battle ropes for 30 seconds, catch your breath for 30 more, and then do it all over again until you’ve done 10 …

These 4 Tiny Workout Tweaks Can Help You Override Your Weight-Gain Genes | Women's Health

1. Fill holes in your routine.<p>Honest Qs: Are your workouts truly total-body? Hitting large muscle groups? Incorporating cardio and strength training? If you answered no to any of those, add what you're missing at least twice a week, and see if things change in another two weeks. If they don't, keep …

7 No-B.S. Weight Loss Tips That Will Actually Help You Lose Weight

Really!<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Thoms Incledon, R.D., C.S.C.S. and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>If you followed every weight-loss tip by all the experts out there, you’d eat more of everything and less of everything, and you’d eat it earlier, later, and not at all. Fat …

Why Your Butt Workouts Aren't Working | Women's Health

7 Reasons Your Butt Isn't Changing No Matter How Much You Work Out<p>#3: You've never heard of barbell hip thrusts.<p>shutterstock<p>Lunging and squatting on the regular, and still not seeing the sculpted booty you set out to tone? “It’s absolutely a common problem,” says Bret Contreras, Ph.D., C.S.C.S. But …

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Why Falling In Like with Your Partner Is More Important Than Falling in Love | Women's Health

I love love. I write about love. Love is a beautiful, powerful, and essential emotion for all of us to experience. But I'd like to add another critical L to your relationship vocabulary: LIKE. Like is an underrated and hugely important component in relationships.<p>Many of us take being in like for …

7 VIP Weight-Loss Tips from a Trainer Who Preps Celebs for the Red Carpet

No crash dieting required.<p>Pascal Le Segretain / Staff<p>No matter how much we hear that losing weight and getting healthy is a lifestyle, not a destination, we’ve all got deadlines. Who hasn't set out to get in shape in hopes of showing up at their high school reunion with zero excess baby weight or …

Exactly How to Burn More Calories After Your Next Run | Women's Health

From a scientific standpoint, this is known as EPOC, or excess post-exercise oxygen consumption, says Joe Holder, Nike running coach and trainer at S10 training. "Essentially, your body needs to return back to its 'normal' state after a tough workout, and in order to repair muscle, replenish …