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The 9 Best Ab Exercises, According to Women Who Love Their Strong Cores

Fitness fans and professionals alike share their all-time favorite moves.<p>Sure, “a sculpted stomach” or “six-pack abs” are common goals. But the fact …

10 Ways To Start Shifting Your Classroom Practices Little By Little

When a colleague invited Joy Kirr to a professional development day featuring the Scottish design thinking expert Ewan McIntosh she didn’t think it …

Teaching

Your Flat Abs Are on Their Way If You Do These 50+ Core-Carving Moves

We've compiled the 55 most effective ab exercises you can do, some with equipment to increase the intensity, and some without, so you can get in an ab workout anywhere. Mix and match to create your own core-strengthening routine. We suggest adding two to five moves to your next strength-training …

Workouts

The Tone It Up Girls Show Us the Most Effective Cardio-Ab Routine

Even if you only have a few minutes to spare, it's entirely possible to move your body and boost your heart rate. Take it from Katrina Scott and …

Exercise

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple …

Google Drive

How to Teach Your Kids about Their Inner Critic

Have you ever heard your child say something like: “I’m not good at this,” or “I’m so stupid,” or “It’s all my fault,” or even “I shouldn’t have even …

Self-help

6 HIIT moves that’ll boost your happiness

As far as endorphins and exercise go, running tends to hog the warm, sunny spotlight. But even though putting in miles gets a lot of good press, it’s …

Workouts

Our Abs Hurt Just Looking at This Intense Core Circuit From Jillian Michaels

Jillian Michaels isn't just the tough-as-nails trainer who gets others motivated; she actually practices what she preaches. Based on her enviable abs and the tough workouts she posts on Instagram, she's in pretty damn good shape. Jillian showed off how she gets such a strong core with an impressive …

Workouts

The Dessert You Never Knew Your Crock-Pot Could Make

During Christmastime, Aunt Cammie always without fail busts out tins upon tins of her famous crockpot candies (chocolate clusters stuffed with nuts). They're served at every family gathering, and we end up taking home at least a dozen. My aunt has tinkered with the recipe through the years and has …

Dessert

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Nutrition

Create group assignments in Google Classroom

Google Classroom makes it easy to assign individual work and whole-class assignments. But what about group work? It takes a little bit more effort, …

Education Technology

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the 2-in-1 Move That Tones My Abs and Arms

On the mornings I train clients, I typically have one hour total to work out, shower, and get to work on time. When I don't have to wait 15 minutes to shower, I have about 40 to 45 minutes max to complete my workout. Efficiency is the name of the game, and having a program prepared with compound …

Workouts

This Simple Workout Was Crafted by a Fitness Trainer to Help You Lose Fat

If you want to burn fat, the best workouts involve a combination of strength training and high-intensity intervals. Personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall adds, "Workouts don't have to be long and complicated. In fact, sometimes the shorter more intense workouts can turn out to be …

New to Strength Training? This Trainer's Beginner Workout Will Get You Stronger and Leaner

Deciding what to do at the gym when you're a newbie can be stressful and overwhelming. It seems like everyone else knows what they're doing while you're still at square one. First of all, don't sweat it! We've all been in the beginner's seat before, including the experts you know and love (yep, …

Workouts

4 travel-friendly exercises Halle Berry does using nothing but a chair

When you go on vacation, it can be a challenge to maintain healthy habits and avoid undoing all your hard-earned fitness accomplishments. However, no …

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

These 3 Moves Will Make You Feel Like Your Abs Are On Fire, In A Good Way

Ready, set, plank.<p>As an Instagram star and founder of the Body Love App, Anna Victoria is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Not only does she love …

Workouts

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Sculpt Your Gorgeous Core With This 10-Minute Workout

Get ready to reveal your strong, sculpted, gorgeous abs. Today we’re sharing a fast and highly effective ab-toning workout you can do anytime and …

5 Body Weight Strength Circuits You Can Do in Under 20 Minutes

You don't need time, or equipment!<p>June 29, 2018<p>Strength! I love it, but a lot of people hate it, or have never even really tried it. You can make up …

Show Off Your Shoulders With These Go-To Exercises From a Beachbody Trainer

Whether you want to rock a cold-shoulder top or wear a sexy off-the-shoulder dress, your shoulders are on full display in the Summer. And if you're focusing on your biceps and triceps, you might be ignoring Summer's most on-display muscle; you can carve out sexy, toned shoulders with a few …

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting sculpted abs.<p>But there's a lot of bad advice floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal trainer, fitness …

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Say Goodbye to Fat and Hello to Muscle With These Body-Transforming Exercises

Burn body fat and build lean muscle faster by ditching the cardio and picking up the heavy weights. These exercises are great for building muscle, …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …