Bambi V

34 Added | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @BambiV | Keep up with Bambi V on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Bambi V”

Sitting All Day Sitting Linked To Disease, Premature Death Even With Regular Exercise

TORONTO - Sitting on one's butt for a major part of the day may be deadly in the long run — even with a regimen of daily exercise, researchers say.<p>In …

Annals of Internal Medicine

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

Hollywood personal trainer Michelle Lovitt shares her go-to exercises for strong abs.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>We asked Michelle Lovitt to create and demonstrate a firm-abs plan, and she over-delivered. Based on principles she perfected with her Hollywood clients, …

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

10 New Ways to Do Planks (And Score Serious Strength!)

1. Plank to Pike<p>A<p>B<p>2. Twister Plank<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>3. Plank Out<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>4. Rolling Plank<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>5. Tick Tock Plank<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>6. Walking Plank<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>7. Side Plank With Hip<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Begin in a …

Bodyweight Exercise

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's important to continue with your resistance training: "It helps keep …

The Quick Workout That Will Boost Your Fat Burn

Tossing a single match on a pile of wood won't ignite a strong flame. An entire box of matches, however? That's the start of a kick-ass bonfire.<p>This is the sort of fiery result that your internal fat burners will get from the fast-paced intervals in this workout—a series of high-powered, total-body …

Get Killer Legs with This Ridiculously Simple Exercise

A squat variation for sexy stems, improved balance, and greater hip flexibility<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Goblet Split …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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 …

Colicchio & Sons' Parker House Rolls

Stir together milk, yeast, and malt syrup in a large bowl; let sit until foamy, 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; add to …

Baking

How to Make Frosted Cinnamon Rolls at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: If there's anyone who can make a mean cinnamon roll, it's Top With Cinnamon's Izy Hossack. Follow her recipe and you'll have the perfect holiday</i> …

Baking

5 Kettlebell Mistakes You’re Probably Making

The most common kettlebell faux pas—and how to fix them

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.

4 Moves to Decrease Your Risk of Injury

Do these moves now, and save yourself from getting sidelined later.<p>You might not know it, but your hips are kind of a big deal. At their strongest, they can help you change direction quickly, increase your range of motion, and prevent countless injuries. But when they're weak, they can wreak all …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade

9 Quick Pick-Me-Up Power Moves

Let me give you a reason to bend over backward right now—and I do mean literally. Putting a fresh twist on your yoga practice can deliver a mega shot of instant energy, which, let's face it, we could all use at this time of year.<p>We're always talking about the calming and restorative powers of yoga, …

4 Moves to Power Up Your Yoga Practice

If you thought you couldn't combine yoga poses and strength-training exercises, you thought wrong.<p>You don't have to be <i>just</i> a yoga person or <i>just</i> a weight-lifting person. In fact, the best thing for your body is to work a healthy dose of both into your gym schedule.<p>The routine below takes that …

A 5-Move Workout to Fire Up Your Muscles and Boost Your Metabolism

Research shows that one of the best approaches to creating a real change in your metabolism is through building muscle. The strategy is key because it boosts your basal metabolic rate 24/7—even when you are sleeping. These five strength-based moves will fire up the biggest muscle groups that you …

How to Boost Your Cardio Burn

Get more cardio from your yoga, Pilates, and barre classes<p>Many mind-body classes are known for their steady rhythm and focused poses—but some today are amping up their classic methods. Whether it's yoga, Pilates, or barre, there are plenty of ways to score cardio points during your practice, in the …

The Exercise That Will Make You a Better Runner

And no, it's not more running!<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you’re a dedicated runner, you’ve probably got quads of steel. But to run farther and faster, it’s just as important to strengthen your hamstrings, according to a new study …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Black Swans

Not a Runner? Do THIS Instead

New research finds that you don't have to log time on the treadmill to reap health benefits<p>Let’s be honest: Some days, dragging yourself off the couch to go for a run feels pretty much impossible. Before you surrender to your remote, try going for a brisk stroll instead: Walking may reduce the risk …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World

Marathons

Print It: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

A 10-K training schedule meant for newer runners or those running their first 10-K<p>At 6.2 miles, the 10-K is just long enough to be a training-worthy challenge—and if you haven’t raced the distance before, you’ll notch an instant personal best.<p>This training plan from Kim Maxwell, a running coach …

Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …