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5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

Muscle

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Exercise

Do You Get Leg Strength From Jogging?

Jogging, like any aerobic activity, helps build cardiovascular fitness. Running also will help build strength in the leg muscles, especially for new …

Exercise

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Workouts for Fat Loss After 40

Is it just me, or does it seem like all of the talk about fat-loss for the over 40 population is all about pills, powders, and potions? <b>Why doesn’t</b> …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Exercise

Go Anaerobic: What It Is and Why to Do It

A few years ago I went through a battery of fitness tests. <b>I ran an obstacle course and a mile and half timed run. There was also a one-minute pushup</b> …

Weight Loss

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

How your mindset determines your health

It’s not just how much exercise you do but how you compare yourself with your friends that really determines your fitness.<p>If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between …

Stanford University

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Yoga

Yoga for Fitness

Virabhadrasana I<p>Maintain your strength and flexibility with weight training to see improved benefits in your yoga classes.<p>Do you hear friends saying …

Yoga

Finding Your Flow: Challenging Bodyweight Orthodoxy

Flow. An elusive idea, one that evokes images of people lost in a moment, completely immersed in the task at hand. Time falls away, the world …

Creativity

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

10 Yoga Poses to Strengthen Your Abs

Strong core muscles — which include your abs — are both a necessity for and a byproduct of a regular yoga practice. Off the mat, a strong core …

Yoga

5 Yoga Poses That Will Improve Your Posture

Stand straighter and feel stronger with simple yoga poses that counter oh-so-pathetic posture.

Yoga

All The Vinyasa Yoga Poses You Need To Know About

Vinyasa yoga is as good for your body as it is for your mind. You know that blissed-out feeling you get when you bust out some of your favorite …

Yoga

20 Ways to Do a Plank

Hello abs! Change up your core workout with these fresh variations on the plank.

Workouts

5 common yoga mistakes you may not realize you’re making—and exactly how to fix them

Have you ever felt like you were totally soaring in crow, but then caught your reflection and noticed you were less bird-like and more, well, ready …

Yoga

The Pushup Workout From Hell

Your pecs will feel as if they’re about to pop out of your shirt by the time you’re done this one-move workout<p>This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

Workouts

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 …

Workouts

Run Faster With This Easy, Proven Form Tweak

Use these three simple exercises to pick up the pace on your next workout.<p>The need for speed is a small flame that burns deep within all runners, regardless of ability or pace. And while there are plenty of structured plans and training methods for helping you to up your pace and efficiency, one of …

Workouts

The 9 Best Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

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 …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

The Importance of Mastering the Arch and Hollow for Your Core

There are many different “shapes” in gymnastics like “pike,” “straddle,” and “tuck.” But before achieving these body positions there are some …

How to Self-Diagnose Your Shoulder Pain

<b>The shoulder joint is one of the most vulnerable joints in the human body.</b> There is so much range of movement that it is surprising more shoulder …

Pain

10 Exercises That Burn 200 Calories in Under 3 Minutes

If you find it hard to lose weight with your busy schedule, the news keeps getting better. First, just 20 minutes of exercise was proven to help increase your metabolism. A related study has found that working out intensely for just 2.5 minutes can spur calorie burn throughout the day — an extra …

Workouts

Morning Mobility Check-In

Last week, I wrote about how mobility—the ability to move and be moved freely and easily—is not a separate facet of fitness. <b>Rather, mobility is an</b> …

5 entraînements pour travailler votre vitesse et votre endurance

Pour certains d'entre vous la musculation n'est qu'un plus pour un autre sport que vous pratiquez. Renforcer ses muscles est important mais il faut …

Fitness

Exercises Your Trainer Doesn't Want You to Do

There are literally hundreds of exercises you can do in the gym or at home. Some you love; some you hate. Some work; some don't. You can find any number of videos online with moves that the trainer, expert, or guru says you have to try. The truth is there are probably some exercises you shouldn't …

Workouts