Melinda Ishikawa

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6 Boxing-Inspired Exercises for a Total-Body Workout

Boxing workouts are not for the faint of heart—but they are for anyone who wants to get stronger, burn some calories, and let out some frustrations. …

Burn maximum fat in 4 weeks with the 'wheel' workout

Think of a workout as a big wheel. The hub is your main exercise—the one that drives most of the changes you’d like to see—and the spokes are the …

Five Morning Workouts for All-Day Energy

Just the thought of working out first-thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

The 15-minute full-body HIIT workout to burn fat

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>When you're trying to reduce belly fat and lean out, working out longer isn’t always …

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The 30-Day Tabata-Style Workout Challenge That Will Have You Sweating Like There's No Tomorrow

Join @KaisaFit in this high-intensity Tabata-style workout challenge...if you have what it takes.<p>If you follow any fitness brands on the interwebs, …

The Real Secret to Melting Fat

Science proves that high intensity interval training burns more fat in less time than a steady-state approach. When done strategically, HIIT can also …

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Katie Chung Hua's Sexy-Arms Workout

A great, effective workout doesn't have to take all day. In fact, it shouldn't! Make the most of your time in the gym with my all-around arm workout. …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program

This is one in a series of regular weight training programs. Each program is optimized for a specific outcome including general fitness, weight loss, …

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The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

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Create Strong and Shapely Calves With These Do-Anywhere Exercises

With so much emphasis placed on the butt and thighs, it's easy to overlook the calf muscles. But given just how much we put our lower bodies through, this is never a good idea; weak, tight, or shortened calves are an easy doorway to injury and chronic issues like plantar fasciitis. These calf …

The Top Exercises for New Weight Trainers

The following exercises provide a nice full-body experience for anyone new to weight training -- or for more experienced exercisers wanting a simple …

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Weekly Workout Plans to Lose Weight

Are you trying to slim down, tighten and tone your body? You'll lose weight more effectively if you create a weekly workout plan to lose weight. When …

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1.3 Million People Wanna Know: How Do These Girls Work Out?

Let the Tone It Up Girls show you the way...<p>Tone It Up founders Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott know exactly what they're wearing for July Fourth: "stars and stripes and abs and booty." When you're in the trainers-slash-BFFs' world, as their 1.3 million loyal followers are, a beach workout is just as …

3 Effective High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

matthew hanlon/corbis<p><b>HIIT WORKOUTS TO TRY</b><p><b>1. Step to HIIT:</b><p>From Latorya Watts, Figure Olympia Champion.<p>Cycle in this shoulder and leg HIIT session to …

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Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

Score Amazing Arms for Summer with This Upper Body Workout

Sculpt your shoulders and back too with this 20-minute routine<p>Summer is just around the corner, so naturally our gym schedule is heating up too. …

10 workouts you can do in 10 minutes

<i>(not including warmup/cooldown time, mm k?)</i>This is for all of my 10-minute workout warriors out there. Back in the day, if I only had 10 minutes to …

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7 Easy Arm Toning Workouts That Don’t Require Weights

So you’ve decided to be more fit and healthy this year, especially after seeing your favorite #fitspo stars post about their fitness resolutions. But where and how do you start? You can check out popular personal trainer apps and try some outdoor workouts… or you could experiment with targeted …

The Ultimate Running and Toning Workout

Combine your cardio with some strength training to reap the benefits of both types of sweat sessions. This workout mixes running with toning exercises, so you build muscle while burning serious calories in just 30 minutes. If you don't have access to a treadmill, just do some form of cardio that …

Do This Calorie-Blasting Superset Workout Anywhere You've Got Room to Squat | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Prisoner Squat<p>Place both hands behind your head, elbows out, feet hip-width apart <b>(A)</b>. Sit your hips back and bend your knees to lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor, keeping your chest upright <b>(B)</b>. Press through your heels to stand. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Shoulder …

Improve Flexibility, Strength and Fat Burning with This Lunge Workout

Lunges are incredibly versatile. You can improve your flexibility, strengthen your muscles or burn fat if you pick the right lunge variation for your …

The Amazing 37-Minute Workout

Sarah Kehoe<p>Introducing Kettlebells<p>We've all seen odd-looking workout equipment (foam rollers, countless ab devices...). But kettlebells you've gotta …

I Tried an Instagram Fitness Challenge and My Body Changed Like Crazy

But it wasn't easy.<p>Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott, also known as the Tone It Up Girls, could be your best friends, if your best friends happened to be ripped as hell. They are your trainers, your cheerleaders, your #goals, all in one. Picture two mermaids—that's them. Karena is the long-legged …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight | Women's Health

But while bicep curls are nice and all, they're probably not the best choice if you're looking to burn loads of calories, says Perkins. After all, the more muscle fibers you enage, the harder your body has to work—and the more metabolism-revving strength you’ll build.<p>Here, Perkins ranks her five …