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Ultra-Effective Butt Exercises That Aren't Squats

No shade to squats, but you can only drop it so many times until your body gets too used to the exercise. "If you keep doing the same exercise over and over, you'll keep working [your body] the same way—which will limit you from developing those targeted muscles," says Brad Schoenfeld, author of …

How I Lost Nearly 100 Pounds — After Struggling With Weight My Whole Life

It was a particularly sunny summer day when my doctor told me that, at age 30 — even though I had been a vegan for many years at that point — I was …

Weight Loss

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Bodyweight Exercise

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

10 Organic German Beauty Products to Stock Up On—And Sneak Past Customs Stateside

german<p>With Berlin Fashion Week in full swing, editors and street style stars are using the lull between shows for pit stops at Jacks Beauty Department or Quick Peach Treat mini facials at cult beauty boutique Wheadon. But shopping like a local in Germany’s capital would be unthinkable without a …

Beauty

3 ways you can use a kettlebell to burn fat and maximize your workout

If your goal this year is to burn fat and maximize your workouts, there’s one fitness tool you need to incorporate into your routine: a kettlebell!<p>You’ve probably seen them at the gym or in our YouTube videos and we’re urging you to give kettlebell-based workouts a try! This amazing tool engages …

Multitask Your Way to a Fit Bod by Doing These 3 Dumbbell Moves on the Treadmill

Kick that hamster wheel mentality to the curb for a serious workout.<p>I love using treadmill workouts with my clients because you can get the exact training results that you're after; you're in control of the intensity, duration, and incline, giving you the ability to create a workout specific to the …

5 Yoga Poses To Fix The Damage Your Desk Job Does To Your Body

Sitting over a laptop all day sucks, especially for your spine.<p>If your job requires you to stay in a chair all day, you're probably familiar with the …

Yoga

To strengthen the thighs, push through the ups and downs

If you're like most of us, you want tighter thighs in 2016. This dance-inspired move by BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen will do the trick.<p><b>What it does</b><p>Tightens and tones the thighs.<p><b>What to do</b><p>Start with a quick warm-up. A few minutes of walking or jogging will do. Grab onto a countertop — or chair …

Stretching

The Best Shoulder Workout on the Face of the Planet

One of the muscle groups women overlook the most are the shoulders. But these muscles—the anterior deltoid, medial deltoid, posterior deltoid, and trapezius—dictate many of your upper-body movements. So they're kind of a big deal and need more love than you think.<p>Also, fun fact: Much of the neck …

This Deadlift Variation Works Your Entire Bod in One Move

Legs, abs, upper body—it’s got you covered.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Single-arm deadlift</b><b>:</b> If you're ready for a move that's …

Fitness

The 15-Minute Yoga Flow That Tones Your Abs

If you're one of the many people who think crunches are the only way to a flat and toned stomach, it's time to change your thinking—it's holding you …

4 Meditation Secrets For People Who Can’t Meditate

Scientists, businessmen, and yogis agree that meditation is one of the most beneficial and effective practices for a happy, healthy, and …

Meditation

6 Moves to Get the Best Butt Ever — From Instagram's Blonde Jen Selter

With more than 1.5 million fans, @AmandaEliseLee's tips are worth following.<p>You don't get a high, tight butt by sitting on it — just ask certified fitness trainer Amanda Lee (@amandaeliselee), whose butt has amassed more than 1.5 million Instagram followers.<p>The 29-year-old didn't always have such a …

Fitness

Strengthen your back with these simple exercises

<b>The Question</b><p>My lower back has been sore most of the summer. I try to stay active, but the pain is now making that difficult. This morning I even needed help getting dressed. What are my treatment options?<p>Susan, age 48<p><b>The Answer</b><p>Back and neck pain affect people of all ages, with studies showing that …

Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

Meditation

The 30-Minute HIIT Home Workout

When you're watching Netflix, 30 minutes doesn't feel like much time at all. But at the gym, it can seem like an eternity. That's why HIIT workouts …

Hate exercise? These are the fitness motivation tips you need to read

4 fitness-loving pros share their tips for squeezing exercise and wellness into even the busiest of schedules and making the most of your workouts too<p>…

Burn Calories While You Sleep

If we could just keep up a fast metabolism all day and night, we'd have hit the fitness lottery, right?<p>After all, there's nothing like a good a.m. …

An All-Squat Workout for a Lower-Body That Just Won't Quit

In case you didn't know, squats are kind of a big deal. When done right, they have the power to keep your hip joints healthy and sculpt an incredible bod. They're pretty much the ultimate move—especially when you do them in new ways.<p>Changing up the types of squats you do works your hip muscles at …

How Jake Gyllenhaal Got His Fighter Body for Southpaw

Want to get a killer body like Jake Gyllenhaal in <i>Southpaw</i>? Just do 1,000 sit-ups a day for eight months! Easy, right?<p>While it may have appeared that …

Jake Gyllenhaal

The 15-Minute Power Yoga Workout for Beginners

“Power yoga for beginners” sounds kind of ironic. After all, it's a style of yoga typically favored by experienced yogis. But don't roll up your mat …

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

This movie may change how you buy clothes

Editor’s note: Updating to clarify a quote from Roger Lee, CEO of Tal Group<p>NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A documentary film looking at the human, social …