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Plank position for beginners

We all know plank position is good for us. But. Um. What if you lack the core strength needed to suck in the gut and engage the back, glutes and quad muscles — all while balancing between your toes and elbows?<p>Answer: You slowly and carefully work your way up to it, says fitness expert Tosca Reno, …

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Deepak Chopra: How to Keep the Faith When the Unthinkable Happens

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy tore through the United States' Eastern Seaboard, uprooting thousands of families and causing inestimable damage. …

The bridge exercise helps lift and tighten lower body muscles

What do you think about when you're working out your glutes? If you're like most, you're just counting reps, waiting for the whole thing to be over. But fitness expert Tosca Reno, author of the new book "The Start Here Diet," says you could be cheating yourself out of gains if you don't focus your …

Body-Changing Tips From Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson is well known for her take-no-excuses personality and her superhuman-toned bod. Her workout philosophy relies on the science of how …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

It has a rep as an awesome arm and shoulder builder, “but anytime you bring weight over your head, you’re forced to brace your core, which makes abs muscles stronger,” says Cosgrove. Stand and hold a pair of dumbbells level with your shoulders, elbows bent, palms facing each other. Lift them …

How To Stay In Shape While Traveling

Business trips don't provide the same opportunities for rest and relaxation, but nor should they mean you have to forego your fitness plans until you're back on home soil.<p>Here are some simple tips you can implement into your travel-planning to make sure you keep your body ticking over when you're …

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The right way to do Kegels: Exercise like a jellyfish

<i>Welcome to Health Advisor, where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging. Follow us</i> @Globe_Health<i>.</i><p>Kegel (rhymes with bagel) are you doing them? If you are, are you doing them correctly? Should you be doing them at all? Shouldn't everyone …

3 Moves That Work Your Core AND Arms

Try these three multi-tasking moves, recommended by MacDowell and Ator, to see double the toning results: Add them to your regular routine two to three times a week, doing two to three sets of 10 reps each time.<p><b>Pushup Row</b><br>Start in pushup position with your arms straight, your hands gripping …

The Best Ab Workouts for Women: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest <b>(A)</b>. Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are …

Here's Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is So Good For You

You'll see people arguing about animal fats, seed oils and almost everything in between.<p>But one of the few fats that most people agree is healthy is extra virgin olive oil.<p>This oil, part of the Mediterranean diet, is a traditional fat that has been a dietary staple for some of the world's …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Change the Way You Do the Plank For a Six-Pack, Fast

5 Beginner-Friendly CrossFit Workouts

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>It's nearly impossible to talk about fitness trends without CrossFit entering the conversation. This high-intensity workout program of constantly varying functional movements has swept the nation and doesn't appear to be going anywhere. “The great thing about …

13 Habits Of Fit And Lean People

Other than a few genetic variations, there aren't many physiological differences between you and your slim neighbor - it all comes down to habits that promote a healthy weight. If you're attempting to lose weight, use your healthy counterparts as inspiration. If they can do it, so can you. Use …

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The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program

A simple, if intimidating, workout plan created by Mark Merchant, co-owner of As One Fitness. Implement immediately. The GIFs should help.<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>Six days a week</b> for six weeks, you'll alternate between two series of exercises, increasing the amount of work you do each week. …

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