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It's Week 2 of Your Total-Body Workout Through the Trails | Women's Health

But to keep increasing your endurance and strength, we're going to ramp up your strength-training routine with a total-body workout. In the kinetic chain, or the way your muscles work together in your body, every link (a.k.a. each muscle) needs to be as strong as the next. And that full-body …

The 10-Minute Core-Blasting Pilates Workout

At first glance, a Pilates studio might look like a medieval torture chamber, with strange straps and metal springs hanging from padded platforms …

Workouts

Be Your Own Personal Trainer

The Gym Equipment Personal Trainers Swear By—And How to Use It On Your Own<p>Get ready to work out like a pro<p>Shutterstock<p>What’s the cost of one workout? If you hire a personal trainer, it’s not just sore muscles: The average trainer charges $26 an hour, according to an American Council on Exercise …

10 Minute Workout to Toned Abs, Legs and Arms

1 of 6<p>Triceps Press and Knee Tuck<p>This move targets triceps, abs, and hips.<p>Lie faceup with knees bent 90 degrees, a dumbbell in each hand, arms over …

Workouts

6 Exercises for Getting Fit and Sexy Fast

These moves are body-sculpting—and fun!<p>Want to bust a move? Anna Kaiser, owner of AKT In Motion, designed a total-body circuit that'll get your heart pumping—and maybe even make you want to shake your groove thing. All of the exercises in the video below are dance-like and will help you boost your …

Ex-New York City Ballet Dancer Creates the Latest Cult Fitness Craze

ChaiseFitness co-founder Rachel Piskin creates fitness gifs exclusively for ELLE.com.<p><i>Stuck in a fitness rut? Tired of our daily running routes and spin classes, we paid a visit to the New York City-based studio, ChaiseFitness, to try and mix things up. It was love at first plié, and we haven't</i> …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.<p>Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo wrote a song about it, your significant other can't get enough of it, and the #belfie is officially a thing. Basically: The booty is kind of a big deal. So we asked six trainers for their go-to …

Creative Ways to Use Dumbbells

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells<p>Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try …

4 Moves for a Bikini-Ready Body

Don't be afraid of the big reveal: Tracy Anderson will help you get swimsuit ready in no time.

Workouts

This Printable Circuit Workout Tones Every Inch

This circuit workout, full of multitasking moves, is incredibly effective for toning your entire body in little time. Learn the details of the exercises here, print the workout, then get pumped!<p><b>Directions:</b> warm up with five minutes of light cardio. Grab a set of dumbbells, between five and 10 …

A Hardcore Cardio and Strength Workout For Killer Abs

Combine cardio with core work to reap the flat-belly benefits of both types of sweat sessions in this quick, 20-minute workout. It alternates between jumping rope and standing ab exercise, so you can tone your belly while burning serious calories in just 20 minutes. We use one eight-pound dumbbell …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Crazy Crust Apple Pie

This is a recipe that I found on a hand-typed recipe card (as in, it was typed on a typewriter) tucked inside of one of my grandmother’s cookbooks. I …

Come Sail Away! 25-Calorie Low-Carb Zucchini Boats

Ingredients<p>3 zucchinis<br>• 1 cup tightly packed basil leaves<br>• 1 clove minced garlic (or half teaspoon garlic powder)<br>• 1/4 cup grated carrot<br>• 1/2 cup (4 oz.) …

A Healthier Version of Creamy Cheddar Soup — Just 250 Calories!

• Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the leeks and stir until very soft, about five minutes.<br>• Add cauliflower, two cups milk, water, …

10 Spring Salads We Love

Gallery10 Spring Salads We Love<p>After a long, hard winter, spring is finally here. Ready to head to the market and stock up on the bounty of fresh produce? We've pulled together ten of our favorite salads to make the most of spring's vegetables. Check them all out in the slideshow or go straight to …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

23 Whiskey Recipes To Make Your Day Better

Whiskey: It does a body good.

Cooking

Celebrate spring by serving up these 4 rosés

For me, a rite of spring is the arrival of the first rosés, and even if the weather doesn’t quite suggest it, tasting these often-delicate and subtle pink wines certainly does. Rosés have soared in popularity in recent years and with good reason. They are among the most versatile food wines and can …

James Beard

Fifty Seven's David Nayfeld on LA's Best Low-Cost Eats

It’s no secret that downtown Los Angeles has evolved into a fine-dining hub, with restaurants Alma and Bestia as anchors. Tomorrow, March 27, the …

Los Angeles

The Best Cheap Trader Joe's Wines to Drink With Italian Food

Ariel asked me to pick out a few budget-friendly wines from Trader Joe's for her Friday Board Game Night Gathering, where she planned on serving …

Trader Joe's

20-Minute Power Workout: 2-in-1 Dumbbell Exercises for Faster Results

Complete this circuit three times a week on nonconsecutive days. All you need is a pair of dumbbells (try five to eight pounds) and a stability ball. Move from one exercise to the next without resting in between. When you’ve completed all eight exercises, rest for one to two minutes, slurp some …

Classic, Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Nick Malgieri</i><p>Nick Malgieri, the director of baking and pastry programs at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, created this recipe exclusively for Epicurious. The enriched yeast dough is a snap to make and even easier to shape into decadent, delicious cinnamon rolls. Best of all, …

Baking

Roasted Endives + Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Go out with a bang and make this Monday night dinner a meal to remember.</i><p>For centuries, poets, artists, and philosophers the world …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

The World’s Best Pâtisseries

Are you salivating yet? Wait for it….<p><b>1. Sweet Lady Jane</b> <i><br>8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA</i><p>This upscale bakery makes some of the best lemon meringue tarts, flourless chocolate cake, and cheesebread in the U.S. The decorated cakes are both visual and culinary masterpieces. Grab a seat …

10 Summer Foods to Travel For in the U.S.A.

It’s hard to argue about it: summer is the best time of year when it comes to food. With fruit that tastes like candy, crisp, nourishing greens, and farm-fresh vegetables at your fingertips, it’s easy to pass as a gourmet chef by throwing something fabulous together.<p>My favorite summer food is …

Too Much Negative and Positive Emotion Can Damage the Heart

Simply put, emotions are part of what makes us human. They dictate how we feel and guide our behavior and actions. They can motivate us to compete, to fight or flee, to change or create, and even to help others. Moreover, emotions can also have a huge effect on our physical health. For optimal …

Mindfulness

Silken Tofu With Spicy Sausage Recipe

There are many homey Chinese recipes based on simply steaming silken-style tofu and topping it with a simple sauce of sautéed meat with a light gravy. I wondered what would happen if I replaced that meat with some spicy Italian-style sausage from my local American supermarket. It works shockingly …

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