By Anna Maltby, SELF
"I'm terrible at trying to meditate -- I can never shut off my brain or sit still!" Sound familiar? You know practices like mindfulness meditation are good for you, but they just seem so counter to our 20-tabs-open-at-a-time lifestyle that it's hard to...
By Ravelle Worthington, SELF
It can be intimidating (to say the least!) when it comes to sharing your ideas with colleagues and higher ups -- especially if you are someone who is on the more introverted side. The good news: you don't have to change your personality...
By Anna Maltby, SELF
If you're like me, the first place you want to go after a tough day at work is the couch. (Unless it's a really tough day, in which case that place would be the bar.) But it turns out, using media like TV...
By Amy Schlinger, SELF
If you're like us, when you haven't been glued to the television watching the Tour de France, you've taken it upon yourself to channel that inner pro-cyclist and log more miles than usual on your bike. I mean how can you watch inspirational...
Embrace the great outdoors -- and upgrade your workout? Done and done.
By Sara Angle, SELF
Reason number 426 we love summer: You can take your workout outdoors (and stop slogging through another hour on the elliptical). But if going for a long run isn't your thing,...
By Jacqueline Risser, SELF
This fitness routine from Mari Melao and Kathy Robb, co-owners of BootCampWF in Westfield, New Jersey, will make your session fly by. Hit play below, then grab a partner and a set of weights.
TOTAL WORKOUT TIME: 22 minutes
Ugly Heart G.R.L.
WORKS TRICEPS, BACK, ABS, BUTT, THIGHS
Cross-country ski in place for 3 counts, squat; repeat, changing lead legs. Chorus: Do triceps dips with alternating leg kicks (as shown, opposite). Return to cross-country. 3:19
Happy Pharrell Williams
WORKS BUTT, THIGHS, ABS; CARDIO
Do alternating reverse lunges until Pharrell sings, "'Cause I'm happy." Face partner; jump and high-five. Drop to a plank facing each other and clap as he says, "Clap along if you feel..." Every time he says "happy," jump and high-five; go back to plank claps. Verses: reverse lunges. When they say, "Happy, happy, happy, happy," do high-five jumps for a finale. 3:52
Stronger Kelly Clarkson
WORKS BICEPS, SHOULDERS, BUTT, THIGHS
Pick up weights. Start with squats and biceps curls. Chorus: Do knee-ups with overhead presses. When the chorus ends, go back to squats and curls. When chorus returns, do knee-ups with overhead presses. 3:41
Roxanne The Police
Every time Sting belts "Roxanne," do a full burpee with a push-up. Jog in place during the "downtime." You'll do about 26 burpees! 3:11
Cups Anna Kendrick
WORKS ABS, CHEST, ARMS
Hold a plank to start. Each time she says "gone," do a push-up. When she says "miss," flip over and do a full sit-up. Hold a plank during the verses. The switch is fast, furious and calorie torching! 2:08
Best Day of My Life American Authors
WORKS BUTT, BACK, HAMSTRINGS
Start in a bridge and hold until chorus. When band says, "This is gonna be the best day of my life," do mountain climbers. Go back to bridge; repeat. 3:14
WORKS BUTT, THIGHS
Squat every time Moby says, "Bring Sally down." Come up every time he says, "Bring Sally up." 3:26
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