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Inspiring Story of How a Young Woman with Muscular Dystrophy Became a Model

Fashion design brand Diesel recently held a casting call for models and fashion blogger Jillian Mercado, a young woman who has spastic muscular dystrophy, decided to apply. To her pleasant surprise, she booked the job and is now one of twenty-three models featured in Diesel's new <i>#DieselReboot</i> ad …

Yoga Poses that Boost Metabolism

Burn more calories, strengthen your core, and speed up your metabolism with this slimming series of yoga poses.

Yoga

30-Day Plank Challenge

The plank is one of the best exercises to strengthen your core, which is more than just your abdominals. The core is a complex series of muscles that …

3 Fitness Tests You Should Be Able to Pass

These assessments take about five minutes to perform, but they can shape the way you train for months or years to come<p>Everyone has different fitness goals—running a marathon, performing 10,000 kettlebell swings, benching 1.5 times your body weight. But before you race toward your big goal, assess …

10 Ways to Get Psyched Up to Work Out

<b>We get it: Motivation is tough. But try any of these 10 new simple, science-backed kick-starters and you'll want to work out. So what's your mantra? Share it in the comments below.</b><p>By Courtney Rubin, <i>SELF</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Ways to Get Psyched Up to Work Out<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: …

7 Amazing Tricks to Lose Belly Fat!

Use these expert tips to burn flab, gain strength, and feel your best!<p>1. Run.<p>2. Run.<p>3. Run.<p>4. Run.<p>5. Take it easy for a day. You don’t want to burn out or get hurt.<p>6. Run.<p>7. Run.

Fitness

The Post-Workout Mistake You're Probably Making

And no, it has nothing to do with stretching or refueling<p>If you're like 99.99% of women in America, you probably own an amazingly comfy pair of workout pants. These tights or capris are so wonderful, in fact, that you wish you could wear them to work, but since you're not looking to have an HR …

The Ultimate Boot-Camp Workout

Get toned fast—military-style<p>Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed! <b>Week …

7 Minute Workout – Everybody’s Got Time for That!

In less than the time it takes you to read this article, you could be finished with your workout for the day. The 7 Minute Workout, developed by the …

What Happens To Your Body After Just One Workout

To reap the full range of life-extending, heart-protecting, sleep-promoting, obesity-thwarting benefits of exercise, you're going to have to get some regular activity. In fact, about two and a half hours a week of it.<p>Those hours should be moderate-intensity aerobic activity (think: brisk walking), …

The Best Warm-Up for Any Type of Workout

A more efficient, effective, and engaging workout starts with a dynamic warm-up that properly prepares your body for the activity to come. Commonly …

Exercise

7 Ways to Become a Better Runner Without Running

These exercises may look easy (and even silly), but they’re the road to boosting speed, building endurance, and staying injury-free<p>Whether you're new …

Marathons

6 Unconventional Ways to Treat Sore Muscles

Change your ow! to oh! with these new tricks—no ice necessary.<p>You won't need a spoonful of sugar to help this medicine go down! Tart cherry juice has …

Muscle

Top 5 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning—Even if You’re Not a Morning Person

"I hate mornings," said Lisa, a friend who’s a bike racer and busy NYC professional, when she found out that I work out first thing in the day. Yet …

Time Management

These Plank Exercises Are the Fastest Way to Lose Belly Fat

The secret to amazing abs? Stop doing crunches and start doing these 3 flat-belly moves!<p>We all want a toned, flat stomach. No surprise there. But …

Workouts

An Insane Workout: 12 Minutes of Non-Stop Sculpting

Twelve minutes—that is all that it takes to kick your metabolism into high gear and build lean, strong (read: sexy!) muscle.<p>This time-efficient …

Exercise

Abs Workout: The Secret Formula for a Flat Stomach

Seven moves to sculpt strong core muscles and sexy, toned abs in no time<p>Like most women, I've always been determined to get a defined, flat stomach. …

Workouts

50 Ways to Get Super Fit This Year

Add these fab tricks--covering exercise, nutrition, motivation, weight loss, recovery, and more--to your workout routine and you're guaranteed to see …

Fitness

The 'I'm-Too-Busy-To-Work-Out' Workout

Only have time for one workout this week? Do this total-body, fat-burning circuit!<p>Too busy to get to the gym? It happens—so don't let it get you …

Exercise

13 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Pushup

Try these pushup variations for a total-body workout.<p>The pushup and row works your back muscles just as hard as your chest, making it the perfect …

Workouts

The Pre-Night Out Workout

Squeeze in a quick, sweat-free sculpting session before heading out on the town with friends<p>1. Rainbow Side Squats<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand tall with feet together, …

Workouts

60 Seconds to a Slimmer Body

Make the most out of every minute with these exercise quickies that can be performed solo or combined to suit your schedule<p>Every second counts, …

Fitness

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

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

Exercise

How to Properly Rest from Your Workout

Learn the best plan for rest days so your muscles and mind can recover and be fully prepared to kill it in your next workout<p>Rest days are an …

Immune System

The Training Tip That Keeps You Injury Free

Endurance athletes were 5 times more likely to get injured when they avoided this part of their regimen<p>A regular rest day may be just as important as your long run. Endurance athletes who took less than two days off per week were 5 times more likely to have an overuse injury while training, reports …

5 Workouts Your Gym Doesn't Want You to Know About

Save money, time and gas with these ingenious new workouts you can do at home (bonus: none involve jumping jacks).<p>The Fitness Classes You'll Almost …

Five Steps to Get Six-Pack Abs Fast

Want abs? What you eat is more important than how many crunches you do daily.<p>Contrary to popular belief, a six-pack is not made in the gym—it’s made …

Grand Canyon 'formed recently'

<b>The world famous Grand Canyon, which snakes through the American state of Arizona, only took its present form relatively recently.</b><p>New research suggests that most of it was put in place just five to six million years ago.<p>Earlier studies had claimed the canyon was perhaps 70 million years old.<p>The …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …