Mary Timmons

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11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Workouts

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

This Deleted Scene from Elvis Presley's "Viva Las Vegas" Will Give You Chills

How did this footage of Elvis and Ann-Margret ended up on the cutting room floor?!<p>Think of the1964 classic <i>Viva Las Vegas</i>, and images of fast cars and fun musical numbers probably jump into your head. But what really put the movie on the Hollywood map was the chemistry between the main characters, …

4 quick stretches that undo the damage your desk job is causing your body

We don’t blame you for not wanting to work out after an eight-plus hour day—you’re exhausted, your body hurts and all you want to do is shower and …

Muscle

Fighting Forty: how to boost your flexibility

Maintaining good flexibility is of paramount importance when fighting off the perils of age and staying fit. However, it is often overlooked when trying to maintain your figure.<p>In this episode of Fighting Forty, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler takes you through the best stretches and ways …

3 Trigger Point Drills For Pain Relief

Fix Your Feet, Shoulders, and Hips<p>If you want to increase mobility, strength, power, or muscle mass, you need to create a pain-free environment from …

The Success-Killing Mistakes Even Smart People Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Sometimes the will to succeed just isn't enough.<p>What does it take to be truly successful? Genius grant recipient Angela Duckworth and others have pointed to grit--the ability to persevere in the face of obstacles and setbacks--as a key quality that helps some people reach huge achievements while …

5 Daily Habits of People Who Age Well (Warning: Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough)

By following these five accessible habits, it is possible to slow, and even reverse, the aging process.<p>"All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another …

This Boxing Workout Will Get You in the Best Shape of Your Life

Round 3: Jump Rope<p>"The more efficiently the heart works as a pump, the better the cardiovascular fitness," says Foster. "There's no better way to …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

Fitness Influencer Emily Skye Shares Her 3 Best Tips for Blasting Belly Fat

Australian fitness star Emily Skye has a super-toned stomach, and she’s sharing the three things she does to blast belly fat and maintain a muscular …

Exercise

Lazy Girls, This Insane New Gadget Was Made For You

I guess I didn't get the memo that making your bed in the morning is a key part of being a high-functioning adult. I'd much rather put those two …

Kickstarter

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

Yoga

9 yoga poses you can do anywhere

This sequence is designed to challenge your entire body in a low-impact way, but still leave your muscles tired and your body and mind invigorated.<p>The cardio bursts throughout this routine will give you a healthy sweat and elevate your heart rate, which aids in fat loss, especially in difficult …

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

Cleaning

How to Add Workouts to Busy Schedule

Working out when you're busy can be seriously tough — or straight-up nonexistent. But even if your schedule is always jam-packed, that doesn't mean your fitness routine has to go by the wayside. Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins can relate — not only is he crazy busy, but his clients don't exactly …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

The Shortest, Sweetest Workout You’ll Ever Do

But don't let that fool you—it is intense.<p>With the right moves, you can crush an effective sweat sesh for your whole body that improves your strength, endurance, flexibility, and power.<p>So what are these magical exercises? Well, if I could do only one move for the rest of my life, it would be the …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …