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

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

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The 7-Minute Ab Workout

This awesome routine leaves no core muscle untouched<p>Back in the 90s, “8-Minute Abs” was all the rage for a while. It even led to a joke: “You know what’s better than 8-Minute Abs?”<p>“7-Minute Abs!”<p>No, it wasn’t funny, and of course we all know you can’t get great abs in 7 minutes. (Or 8 minutes.)<p>But …

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

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Run, Run, Run - The Best Hip Exercises for Runners

If you experience pain in your knees, foot or ankle, your hips could be the culprit. If the hip cannot be stabilized during a run, the lower body is …

The Best Exercise To Make Your Abs Burn | Men's Health

This version of the exercise comes from Dean Somerset, C.S.C.S., an exercise physiologist in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. In just 10 seconds, your abs will feel as if they’re dancing with the devil. (Want nightmarish workouts? Then check out these 3 Single-Movement Mind F*ucks from the world’s most …

The Runner's Battle: Speed vs. Aerobic Endurance | Page 2 of 4

How much speed do you need?<p>If you can already run far faster than your goal race pace, the problem isn’t your speed. You need to focus more on …

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

Exercise 1 Overhead Barbell Squat<p>Hold a 35- or 45-pound barbell with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Place the barbell directly over your head with your arms fully extended but not locked <b>(A)</b>. Stand with feet shoulder-distance apart, and lower your hips into a squat. Lower until …

Workout of the Week: The Kardong Fartlek

Photo: Shutterstock.comLet me know if one of these scenarios resonates with you right now:1. The last race you ran was a few months ago and almost …

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How Often Should I Strength Train?

Just like when you add more miles, the key is to build gradually.<p><i>Jason asks: I'm trying to work strength training into my running routine, something I've never done before. I found a brief workout with dumbbells that includes deadlifts, squats, lunges, and squat thrusts. I did it for the first time</i> …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Not all warm-ups are created equally. This one has some serious magic to help you at your next race.<p>By ACTIVE.com<p>Break out the SPF and get ready to …

How to Add Race Simulation Long Runs to Your Marathon Training

These taxing workouts are best reserved for experienced marathoners looking to improve their finishing times.<p><i>Jake asks: I’m training for my first marathon and have heard that adding race simulation long runs to my plan will help. What is the difference between a long, slow run and a race simulation</i> …

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Runners, You Need to Do These 4 Exercises That Prevent Knee Pain - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>When you ramp up mileage too fast or are new to running, you can be hit with the dreaded runner’s knee, or pain and …

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