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9 Best Home Cardio Exercises

Exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. The real issue is how to create effective …

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9 Things You Don’t Need to Be Adding to Your Smoothies

We already knew non-fat yogurt is a no-no, but some of the others are surprising.<p>There are so many ways to make a smoothie. You can make it green or fruity, you can have it in a bowl or a cup, and you can customize seemingly endless smoothie ingredients. But while a smoothie can be a healthy …

These Are the 50 Most Effective Dumbbell Exercises (Plus 3 Video Workouts)

Grab a few sets of dumbbells, from light to heavy, and mix and match these exercises based on your goals to put together one kickass workout! From …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

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Find Your Perfect HIIT Routine With These Top Workout Videos

Want to try out a HIIT workout? Take your pick from our favorite videos.

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

These 9 Bodyweight Exercises Will Help You Get Toned AND Lean

Pull double duty—no gym required.<p>While lifting heavy has become very on-trend, that doesn’t mean workouts using just your bodyweight are any less challenging. Besides, who doesn’t love a sweat sesh that can happen wherever, whenever? Think of all the time you save—no traveling to and from the gym, …

This Kettlebell Workout Is the Best Way to Switch Up Your Strength Routine

Strength training is important, but TBH, it can feel like a chore. Not only are you sometimes overwhelmed with what to do (what's back day again?), …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

This High-Intensity Rowing Workout Is A Full-Body Scorcher

You'll be dripping sweat and feeling the burn from your head to your toes.<p>High-intensity interval training isn't all about burpees and jumping jacks. This HIIT workout created by Annie Mulgrew, the program director at CITYROW in New York City, takes you from the rowing machine to the floor for …

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

Would you ever just walk up to a barbell and attempt to lift it without knowing how much weight was on it? Would you just start swinging a kettlebell …

Burn 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This No-Equipment HIIT Workout

There are a lot of excuses people use to skip workouts — let's review:<p>"I can't make it to the gym."<br>"I'm <i>really</i> busy this week."<br>"I don't have a …

This CrossFit Dumbbell Complex is the Perfect No-Nonsense Workout

Grab a pair of dumbbells and get a total-body pump<p>There's nothing like a complex to give your metabolism a surge. Not only will the non-stop action give you an intense cardio workout, combining these movements will work your whole body.<p>The deadlift and squat are arguably some of the most important …

My journey to Miss Bikini Body: Best allergy-free fitness foods revealed

Hi readers,<p>As you may know, I run a blog Bikini Girls Diary (and my life) with another bikini fitness competitor called Vicky Hadley.<p>Unlike me, she …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

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23 Whole30 Recipes for Two Since You Guys Are in This Together

So you’ve decided to attempt the Whole30—good for you, we’re total believers. We also highly recommend getting your boo or bestie on board, because …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Burn, baby, burn.<p>There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman …

The class junkie’s guide to doing a full-body workout at the gym

For some people, the gym is their special place, where navigating the machines, the weights, even the attached TV sets is second nature. But if …

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This Healthy Grocery List Will Get You Ready for the Best You In 2017

Take this list to your supermarket and stock up on all the essentials you’ll need to kick off the New Year with a week’s worth of clean meals.<p>Healthy …

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

6 Exercises for New Arm Growth<p>The Kettlebell Cure for Small Biceps<p>Kettlebells provide exclusive benefits and unique kinds of biceps stimulation that …

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The gluten-free breakfast bars that keep Oh She Glows’ Angela Liddon fueled all week

If your weekdays are jam-packed, you know how crucial it is to meal prep. Oh She Glows blogger Angela Liddon feels your pain; the influential vegan …

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Total Body Strength Circuit Workout

This total body circuit workout targets every muscle in your body with dynamic compound exercises as well as muscle-specific moves. This short, …

5 Stretches That Will Make Your Knee Pain Go Away

Supine Hamstring Stretch<p>donna williams<p>Thanks to the fact that your hamstrings run from your hips to your knees and actually cross your knees, getting more flexible in these large muscles can help ease knee pain, says Williams. Just keep in mind that it's important to make sure your spine is stable …

5 Rules When Making a Super Shake

For those of you who know me I am a big fan of making “super shakes” in order to get a ton of nutrient dense foods in for the day.[...]

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

The Total-Body Conditioning Move You've Never Heard Of

This 200-year-old exercise could be just the thing to round out your workout<p>Never heard of a Turkish get-up? You're not alone. The 200-year-old exercise isn't that common outside the kettlebell community, but that doesn't mean it's not a totally awesome full-body exercise that everyone should be …

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