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You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

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This 20-Minute HIIT Workout Is What You Need to Lose Belly Fat

Just about every fitness trainer, from famous ones like Jillian Michaels to not-so-famous ones like Champlain Valley CrossFit owner and head coach Jade Jenny, shares a clear message. If you want to lose belly fat, you need to focus on two main things. First, dial in your diet, eating whole foods …

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Squats Aren't Making Your Butt Bootylicious — Here's What Actually Works

When you think of having a bigger butt, one of the first exercises that will come to mind is the squat. Yes, squats are great if you're looking to increase your overall lower-body strength and size, but you're going to need to implement other exercises for a major transformation. When you perform a …

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Main Components Ketoproof Coffee

Ketoproof coffee is quite a bit healthier than your average breakfast, and it has the calories to match. Commonly used in intermittent fasting, …

How to Cook Perfect Baby Back Ribs

Forget burgers and hot dogs—baby back ribs are easily the star of any summer cookout. They’re versatile, crowd-pleasing, and stick-to-your-bones …

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Charlotte Tilbury's New Plumping Gloss Makes Lips Appear Fuller in Minutes

You don't need to step into a derm's office to get fuller lips. Plumping lip gloss is an easy, low-commitment alternative to costly injections. Most …

This Pen Gives You the Look of Microbladed Brows for Just $8

Though my eyebrows have never fully recovered from a decade of over-tweezing, I refuse to get microblading. Sure, the popular, semi-permanent brow …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

1 of 15<p>Paper White by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Parma Gray by Farrow & Ball<p>3 of 15<p>Light Pewter by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Brassica …

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You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

I Got Permanent Eyeliner — & This Is What I Look Like Now

When Beyoncé first sang the line, "I woke up like this," she probably wasn't referencing the beauty world's recent obsession with permanent makeup. …

If You're Starting the Keto Diet, Here Are 35 Foods You Need From Amazon!

It's no secret that sticking to a strict diet can be difficult, especially when it comes to snacking. If you're trying the keto diet, which focuses on eating low-carb and high-fat foods, there are plenty of alternative options when it comes to quick and easy food. While there are an abundance of …

Nutrition

A Simple, Effective Back Workout to Strengthen and Stretch

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

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12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

This Beachbody Trainer Shares a Weightlifting Program For Beginners Looking to Lose Weight

For most women, strength training is the one thing we need to do more of. Cardio definitely has its benefits and it shouldn't be overlooked, but if you're trying to lose weight or just feel stronger in the gym, it's time to pick up those dumbbells and start a weightlifting program.<p>This can feel …

Use This Gym Guide For a Killer Workout on the Treadmill, Elliptical, StairMaster, and Rowing Machine

Hitting the gym? We've got a guide for you. Whether you're crushing miles on the treadmill, keeping it mellower on your joints via the elliptical, working your backside on the StairMaster, or using every muscle head to toe on the rowing machine, we've got a 30-minute workout for each machine. No …

The Best Decluttering Advice We've Heard

This is your year to finally get—and stay—organized. Here, experts reveal their best tips, tricks and strategies for keeping a clutter-proof home.<p><b>1. Know Your Clutter Personality</b><p>In order to maintain a clutter-free home, you need to get to the root of why things pile up in the first place. The NEAT …

65 Insanely Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes to Keep You Busy Through the Holidays

Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit quite like making a mess in the kitchen with sugar, flour, and *all* the sprinkles. That’s right; holiday cookie season is officially underway and we couldn’t be more excited. Thankfully, you don’t have to be a trained pastry chef to create the perfect milk …

Where on Earth to Find Rare Black Sand Beaches

From a nude beach in Hawaii to a glacial coast in Iceland, these black sand beaches are amazing.<p>The image of a serene beach is often one that …

If You're Paleo and You Love Dessert, These Thanksgiving Recipes Are For You

Bust out the pumpkin, whip out the cinnamon, and grab some coconut milk, because Thanksgiving is just around the corner — and there are many Paleo treats to be had. Whether you're a strict Paleo eater, you're allergic to gluten, or you're just trying to cut down on dairy and sugar, these yummy …

Dessert

The Exact Meals and Snacks a Personal Trainer Eats in a Week

It's not a stretch of the imagination to call Madalin Giorgetta the queen of booty gains. She's a personal trainer from Australia who has over 430,000 followers on Instagram and creates accessible gym guides for women who want to get into weight lifting. She's also known for posting relatable …

Healthy Eating

The 12 best shoes to suit any type of workout

Finding time to exercise in your busy day is a win, no matter what. But choosing the right gear will take your workout to the next level.<p>Proper footwear ensures you’re making the most of your time in the gym, allows you to move around properly, and helps prevent injuries. After all, just like you …

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These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

Anna Victoria's 9-Move HIIT Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body

In this video, Anna Victoria guides you through three different HIIT circuits for the lower body, upper body, and core in just six minutes. Watch as …

Exercise

10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks To Help You Cut Down On Alcohol (with Recipe)

In a shocking turn of events, non-alcoholic red wine may lower blood pressure better than actual red wine. The powerful antioxidants in red wine …

One type of marriage that's most likely to end in divorce — according to a relationship scientist

Eli J. Finkel, professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains one type of marriage that is most likely to end in divorce. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> I'm a psychologist which means that most of the research I do involves things …

How Does the Hamptons Garden Grow? With a Lot of Paid Help

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — The rigors of vegetable gardening, for most people, are humble and gritty: planting, weeding, dirtying knees, working up a sweat and maybe straining a back muscle or two.<p>But here on the gilded acres of Long Island’s East End, a different skill set often applies: hiring a …

25 Foods to Eliminate Your Love Handles

Love handles. They plague men just as much as women (whether or not you care to call them that or prefer “spare tire”). Regardless, if you do in fact …

Food for brain: 10 things you should eat to beat Alzheimer's and other brain diseases

Neurologists are convinced that 90 percent of cases can be prevented by making a few simple changes to your lifestyle.<p>The fear of developing …

If You Want to Lift and Sculpt Your Booty, Do This 10-Move Workout

This booty-shaping workout involves 10 of the best basic yet effective butt-blasting moves. Some involve dumbbells to add resistance, while others are plyometric moves to get your heart rate up. All are designed to build and tone your glutes, so get ready to feel a major booty burn.<p><b>What you need:</b> A …

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