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This Ab Workout Is So Much More Effective Than Sit-Ups, Say Harvard Physicians

Crunches and sit-ups have long been staples of a typical abdominal workout. However, physicians at Harvard Medical School say there's a better way to …

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This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Harvard doctors say this neglected move is a better way to get strong abs than sit-ups

Sit-ups are so 2017.<p>If you're looking to tone your entire core and work your way to six-pack abs, the plank is the one move you should nail, the physicians at Harvard Medical School say. So the next time you get ready to roll out a yoga mat and lie on your back, take the reverse approach and hold …

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Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

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3 Lower Body Exercises You Can Do With a Chair

Squeezing in a workout has never been easier.<p>Don’t just sit there on your chair: Hop off and try out three moves from fitness influencer Katie …

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12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

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I'm a Trainer, and This Is the 2-in-1 Move I Use to Strengthen My Arms, Back, and Abs

As a trainer I'm often looking for ways to save time in the gym, and progress classic exercises — like squats and push-ups — to continue to challenge myself and my clients during workouts. One of those progressions I've come to love over time is a push-up with shoulder taps. I love programming this …

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This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

I'm a Trainer, and This Is My Favorite Exercise For Strength Training and Weight Loss

People are always looking for the most effective exercises they can do to tone their body, trim inches, get stronger, and lose weight. I'm a personal trainer, and through the years, I've found time and time again that planks help people accomplish all of these goals, as long as they're performed …

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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

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The Surprising Thing Kayla Itsines Says You Should Do If You Want Stronger Abs

The fitness influencer shares six ways she lives a healthy lifestyle.<p>If you use Instagram to source fitness inspo, you no doubt already follow Kayla …

Fitness

9 Gardening Tips for Beginners

1<p>Know Your Region<p>It may sound obvious, but not everything grows everywhere, so what you plant is determined by where you live. “Take a look at the …

This Trainer's Dumbbell Workout Will Give You Strong, Sexy Shoulders, and Toned Legs

You don't need to spend hours and hours in the gym to see lean muscle gain, shed fat, and get strong. Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an effective strength-training workout that will help you shape up your shoulders and arms, strengthen your legs, and tone your core. …

Over 30 Exercises That Work Your Booty Better Than Squats

Getting a bigger, tighter booty is going to take more work than just doing standard barbell squats. You're going to need to make sure you're eating right, working all the muscles in your butt, and constantly changing the amount of sets and reps to avoid hitting a plateau. Commit to a stronger, …

30 Days to a Perfect Pilates Teaser Exercise

Pilates teaser exercise is part of the classical Pilates mat sequence. It has been notorious for challenging people for over 60 years. So don't feel …

These Are the 50 Best Ab Exercises You Can Do

Strengthening your core will make you feel strong and confident, help you walk taller, and feel more badass (than you already are!). To really lean and chisel out your abs, add these abtastic moves to your routine. Yep, you'll definitely be sore tomorrow.

Try These Yoga Poses to Improve Your Lower Back Flexibility

<i>Contributor: Certified yoga instructor Patti Kopasakis, PT, DPT, SCS, RYT-200</i>Having a mobile lower back is key to being able to perform many …

Yoga

Not Arial or Times New Roman, Indian streets are ruled by charming homegrown fonts

Typeface and graphic designer Pooja Saxena identifies interesting fonts on Indian streets and records them on Instagram.<p>As she was walking down a …

How Using a Yoga Wheel Like Kate Hudson Can Help You Stretch More Deeply

Even while pregnant, Kate Hudson manages to pull off advanced exercises and yoga moves. The Fabletics founder posed for a "first trimester photo …

Yoga

These *intense* Pilates moves are a hard-core challenge for your abs

If you’ve spent any time in a Pilates mat class, you know the workout’s signature moves—including the hundred, rollups, and sliding lunges—are …

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine, we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements into her regimen, from boxing to meditation, and we've been dying to know what her favorite exercise is. POPSUGAR spoke to her trainer, Peter Thomas, and he …

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5 Must-Do Pilates Moves for a Great Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

Workouts You Can Do No Matter How Little Time You Have

Here’s a universal truth: Moms are busy. Between work, the kids, and household chores, there’s little time to hit the gym. But that doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. Whether you have five, 10, or 15 minutes, you can squeeze some movement into your day. Try one of these Pilates-based routines from …

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4-Move Motivating Pilates Routine

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

The Six Essential Pilates Principles

Pilates Principles: Centering, Concentration, Control, Precision, Breath, and Flow<p>For many, these six principles are the foundation of the Pilates …

These 3 Workouts From Selena Gomez Are Perfect If You're Too Broke For A Pilates Class

If you're like me, you have a love-hate relationship with pilates. Sure, it's a killer workout, and you feel absolutely amazing and strong AF …

Pilates as a Developmental Program for Total Body Training

Whatever workout you enjoy, it should accomplish more than movement in a single plane, done repetitively to the exclusion of all other movement …