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The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. "Because they are a particularly sleepy muscle group, performing light …

The Workout That Torches Fat All Over

See results way faster than you'd expect!<p>It's not too late to get a summer-fit body—seriously! Fitness expert BJ Gaddour, creator of the <i>Speed Shred</i> 82-Day DVD Program, has an 18-workout plan to blast your muscles and torch calories with some kick-butt moves. Check out this heart-pumping preview of …

7 Drinks That Won't Derail Your Diet

If you're trying to lose weight, rethinking your beverage choices is a good place to start. Between 1965 and 2002, the percentage of calories from …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

5 Tips For Big Weight Loss

See you never, extra pounds!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>Whether you recently had a baby or the scale has slowly been creeping up over the years, when you have 50, 100, or more pounds to lose, the task can seem so daunting that you're …

Trainer Q&A: Why Does My Knee Crack and Pop?

Michael Camp, DPT, CSCS, PES

Trainers

7 Ways to Get Your Butt Back in Gear When You're Feeling Zero Motivation to Work Out

How to keep laziness, burnout, and forgotten gym shoes from standing in the way of your workout.

How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

How to move faster and go your farthest distance yet<p><i>This article was written by Mackenzie Lobby and repurposed with permission from</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>While fatigue manifests itself in aching muscles, shorter strides, and decreasing speed, your mind is actually the culprit behind your tiring body. …

How to Create Your Own High-Intensity Workout Plan

High-intensity workouts are popular for a reason: They work. So it's not surprising that more and more CrossFit gyms—packed with shirtless men and …

Exercise

24 Camping Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

We know a thing or two about toasting marshmallows, drinking hot apple cider (with rum, of course) and hiking all the way to the end of the trail. And this is the absolute best time of year to be camping. Campgrounds are quieter and the crisp fall air is just what Brit + Co ordered. It’ll be just …

Decorations

5 Reasons to Eat Healthier That Have Nothing to Do With Your Weight

While many clients come to me to slim down, in the long run, nearly all find themselves feeling far more motivated by the numerous benefits of …

5 Training Tips for the Last-Minute Runner

It's September, which means it's officially race season. And while many runners have been out pounding the pavement this summer, some runners are realizing just how quickly time can run away from them.<p>If you fell off the training wagon this summer, don't fret, there is still hope for a great race …

Fitness

6 Reasons To Start Working Out Outside

Autumn is the best season for exploring the outdoors -- hands down. With oppressive summer heat and humidity behind us, we're delighting in only semi-drenching our workout gear on these cooler mornings and crisp evenings.<p>But apparently some people remain unconvinced. Whether you're devoted to your …

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever

10 Wild, Crazy, WTF Sex Positions You've Never Heard Of—and Need to Try

We are NOT making these up.

7 Ways to Reduce the Appearance of Scars

Say goodbye to stubborn spots.<p>There are few skincare woes more frustrating than stubborn scars. It can seem like no matter how well you care for your skin, scars—whether caused by acne, an injury, or something else—seem to stick around no matter what. But there is a light at the end of the …

9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved!

Because your nether regions can’t exactly tell you what's wrong<p>Let's face it—there's a lot that can go wrong below the belt. From itches and odors to bumps and bleeding, sometimes it seems like you need a manual. So we consulted the experts for nine common vagina problems and how to deal—fast!<p><b>You</b> …

10 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Instantly

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Relationships

6 Ways to Have Your Most Productive Morning

Falling behind no matter how early you wake up? Here's how to get focused faster.<p>As Soon as You Throw off the Covers<p>If You Usually Stumble Around …