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If You Lift Weights, This Yoga Sequence Is a Must

Whether you work out at a CrossFit box or you lift heavy at the gym, your tight muscles could use some extra love to not only prevent injury but to ease sore muscle pain as well. This 17-pose sequence will target all the major muscle groups, so your body feels more flexible and open.

Squat and Lunge Strength Workout

Welcome to Day 1 of your Fall Fitness Challenge! We’re so excited that you’ll be joining us for four weeks of cardio and strength workouts. All of …

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

Anna Kaiser knows a thing or two about toning up and getting in shape.<p>Kaiser is a personal trainer whose roster of celebrity clients includes …

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

A Travel Guide to Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is known for its charming parks, spanish moss, and antebellum mansions, but there is a lot more to this historic city than meets the eye. …

Front Kick Plank Exercises for the Core and the Heart

If you're looking for low impact, whole body moves that get your heart rate up, the front kick with planks is a great choice. You work on balance and …

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Low-Carb Asian Chopped Salad Recipe With Garlic-Ginger Chicken

Salads and satisfying usually don’t go in the same sentence. But this Asian chopped salad is packed with protein from grilled garlic-ginger chicken, …

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast<p>Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more …

This Intense Butt-Burning Yoga Sequence Is Anything but Relaxing

Some types of yoga involve sitting effortlessly and breathing calmly, but this sequence is the complete opposite! These poses are intense and all target your tush, so while you're breathing vigorously, you'll be getting a major booty burn. Complete this 14-pose sequence on the right side and then …

What are the best foot exercises for healthy feet?

Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a person can alleviate soreness, and improve overall health and …

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

6 Essential Weight Lifting Moves for Beginners

When you are new to strength training, the weight room can feel really intimidating. Whether you’re completely baffled about which weights to use for …

Try This Calorie-Torching HIIT Workout From the Fhitting Room

In this video, Dara Theodore of the New York City fitness studio The Fhitting Room and Aly Teich of The Sweat Life show you how to get your heart …

Leg Day Will Leave You Sore AF If You Do These 42 Exercises

You'll stand a little taller when you feel confident about your strong, sexy legs. When leg day rolls around, these are the absolute most effective exercises you can do.<p>Begin with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and toes pointed slightly outward.<br>• Keeping your weight in your heels, sit …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

The I-Can't-Walk-Down-Stairs-Tomorrow Workout

Don't even think about doing stairs tomorrow. Or sitting down on the toilet. Or sitting on the floor and trying to get up without needing to push up …

Old age is not for taking it easy. Elderly must exercise to keep health costs down, say experts

Old age is not for taking it easy and pensioners must ‘play their part’ in keeping active to avoid becoming a burden to the healthcare system, experts have said.<p>Writing in the British Medical Journal, doctors and ageing charities called for a shift in the ‘prevailing attitude’ which views exercise …

Feel Like a Champ When You Complete This 200-Rep Workout

Ready for a fun challenge? This 200-rep workout is quick and efficient, and it requires no equipment. The workout is only four exercises, and you do 10 reps each, for a total of five rounds. Trust us — you got this. Get ready to bring on the reps!

Burn 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This No-Equipment HIIT Workout

There are a lot of excuses people use to skip workouts — let's review:<p>"I can't make it to the gym."<br>"I'm <i>really</i> busy this week."<br>"I don't have a …

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

The 30-minute butt-sculpting workout Dakota Johnson swears by

If you’ve seen Dakota Johnson bare all in the <i>50 Shades</i> flicks, it’s hard to imagine that her workout routine is anything but 50 shades of torture. …

A 15-Minute Dumbbell Arms Workout You Can Do Anywhere

There's so much you can do with just a single set of dumbbells. They're inexpensive, easy to use, and small enough to keep tucked under your bed. And …

The Ultimate Running and Strength Training Workout You Can Do at the Gym

Want to work out, but you don't have much time or you're at a loss for what to do? Here's a satisfying workout that you can take to the gym that …