Karen Franklin

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You Only Need One Piece of Equipment for This 3-Step, 60-Second Workout

It’s time to step up your workout routine.<p>Katie Austin is keeping our summer of sweat going with another workout. In just 60 seconds, the fitness …

Workouts

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

These 3 Moves Will Make You Feel Like Your Abs Are On Fire, In A Good Way

Ready, set, plank.<p>As an Instagram star and founder of the Body Love App, Anna Victoria is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Not only does she love …

Workouts

Plantar Fasciitis Release Technique

The simple solution to relieve pain.<p>While plantar fasciitis may sound mysterious, the experience isn’t. Millions of people undergo any number of the following on a daily basis: a pain in their heel the moment their foot hits the ground in the morning; tenderness in the heel and arch area; pain in …

Massage Therapy

This Is The Workout That Got Alexandra Daddario Into 'Baywatch' Shape

The 'Baywatch' babe is all about keeping her mind and body healthy.<p>Alexandra Daddario of <i>Baywatch</i> fame is a force to be reckoned with. In addition to …

Fitness

The 7 Moves Tracy Anderson Swears by for a Perkier Butt

Score a firmer, rounder backside with these moves from Tracy Anderson.<p>Sure, a toned butt looks amazing in your cutoffs, but the benefits of a …

Workouts

The One Small Change That Helped This Woman See Major Ab Results

While eating and enjoying all of her favorite foods, too.<p>When it comes to reaching a healthy weight, most of us think it can't be done without …

Fitness

Leg Scissor Exercises for Inner and Outer Thighs

Inner thigh flab, the infamous "saddlebags," the elusive thigh gap — almost every woman can come up with some complaint about her inner or outer …

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Plank Attack’ Move Will Tone Your Glutes and Core at Once

This challenging exercise will engage and tighten your core and butt.<p>With all the butt-kicking Priyanka Chopra does on ABC’s <i>Quantico</i>, it seems only …

Workouts

Here’s How Practicing Yoga Can Help You Break A Bad Habit Once & For All

Everyone has bad habits that they wish they could break, but when you're stuck in that vicious cycle yourself, it can seem impossible to get out of …

The Surprisingly Easy Move That Can Make You Happier and Boost Your Energy Instantly

A simple trick for feeling better and getting more done.<p>You've heard that sitting too much just might kill you, mainly because the lack of movement …

This Physio Ball Workout Gets Anna Kaiser’s Celeb Clients in Top Shape

Sculpt your entire body by following these Physio Ball exercises demonstrated by leading fitness trainer, Anna Kaiser.<p>If anyone knows how to …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout Tone It Up's Karena and Katrina Swear By

The dynamic duo of Tone It Up is here with a beach-friendly abs workout.<p>1. Mermaid Crunches<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Lie on your left side with left elbow on the ground, …

Britney Spears Swears by These 9 Strength-Training Moves to Switch Up Her Workout

Britney Spears has been inspiring our fitness goals for years, and it all began with her late-'90s music videos. Now, her at-home routines filled with handstands, ab workouts using a box, and even basic dumbbell workout videos have us seeing her as the fitness icon she truly is. As any frequent …

This Quick Do-Anywhere Workout Will Fire Up Your Butt and Legs in 5 Moves

Too busy? Not an excuse. On vacation? Doesn't matter. Fitness influencer and booty queen Jen Selter proved that "'No matter where you are or what you have available, there is always an opportunity to get a quick workout in!!'" In an Instagram video, she kills a quick, do-anywhere workout that …

Train Like Halle Berry With This Intense Total-Body Medicine Ball Routine

It's Friday, and Halle Berry is back with her "Fitness Friday" Instagram series. She's shown us that she's got it going on with a headstand, how she meditates, and has even given us a look at some of her favorite keto meals.<p>She recently shared that one of her favorite pieces of equipment to train …

Workouts

This Full-Body Move From a Beachbody Trainer Will Either Scare You or Make You Say, "Bring It!"

When an exercise has the word "surrender" in its name, expect that it will destroy you (in a good way!). In this video, Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese is demonstrating the surrender to shoulder press. The surrender move alone is strictly a lower-body exercise, so why not add in a shoulder press …

Fitness

This 25-Minute Cardio Workout Video Proves Strength Training Doesn't Have to Be Slow

This 25-minute total-body circuit will leave your lungs and muscles equally burned.<p>A common misconception with exercise—and lifting weights, …

This Gym Introduced a 'Selfie Room'—and the Internet Is Not Having It

The backlash alone was enough to put its opening on hold.<p>While scrolling through the social media accounts for The Edge Fitness Club, a gym franchise …

Social Media

What the Deep Six Hip Muscles Do

When we think of hip muscles, we usually think of the hip flexors in front and the big butt muscle, the gluteus maximus, in the back. There are, …

Yoga

Basic Total Body Strength Worker for Beginners

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms, and abs. This …

Workouts

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

University of California

Work Out At Home With These Space-Saving Adjustable Weights

They're like five sets of dumbbells in one—and they're 35% off right now.<p>It would be great if you had a sprawling home gym, but let’s face it, you may be scrunched for space. You can still get a great workout—you’ve just got to get a little crafty.<p>Thank you, space-saving Weider Pair 12.5 lb …

Should You Work Out Twice a Day?

While two-a-day workouts are becoming increasingly popular, we wanted to know: are they actually safe?<p>Thanks to countless #fitspo Instagram posts and celebrities like Adriana Lima touting its benefits, the two-a-day workout trend is rapidly gaining ground. And while you might be thinking, “Well, …

Exercise

3 Stretches That Give Instant Relief From Sciatica

Whether due to an injury or pregnancy, sciatica hurts! The piercing, shooting pain is caused when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower spine down the back of each leg, gets pinched. It can be unbearable, so try these simple stretches to help get some relief.

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

This Powerful Leg Exercise Will Sculpt and Tone With No Equipment

Get ready to work the hips and glutes with this simple at-home move, all while getting your heart rate up for some cardio. Let's do this!<p>Here's how to do the lateral shuffle with a touch — it'll work your hip flexors, quads, calves, hamstrings, glutes, AND your abs!<p>Keeping a tight core and a soft …

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel, and …

Muscle

Fit in 4: Why a tea towel is the new multi-gym

The humble towel…who’d have thought it? By adding this little bit of lightweight household kit to your workout you can enhance exercises in the …