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Got 30 minutes? Try these 5 total-body compound exercises

Work your entire body — while toning your arms — with this 30-minute routine.<p>Bicep curls, triceps dips, chest press. If it’s upper-body day, chances are you’re including these signature arm exercises into your routine. But why not kick things up a notch and chisel more than just your guns? Enter: …

Workouts

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

This full-body toning workout from Sweat with Bec is both fun and cheeky

When Bec Donlan, the fitfluencer and Aussie personal trainer behind Sweat with Bec, describes her approach to working out as both “fun and cheeky,” …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Which is better for *you*—Pilates or yoga?

On the surface, Pilates and yoga can look pretty similar—they both use mats, props, and body resistance movements, for example. But when you take a …

A Standing Ab Workout You Can Do at Your Desk, Thanks to Jeanette Jenkins

Whoever said you needed a mat and open space in the gym to do a workout was seriously mistaken. Celebrity trainer and fitness extraordinaire Jeanette Jenkins proves that you need nothing more than a desire for flat abs. In her latest Instagram post, she shares a standing ab workout that can be done …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable | Ars Technica

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Smart Homes

This 8-Minute HIIT Tabata Routine Gets You Toned in No Time

SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells shows us her go-to Tabata routine that gets the job done in just eight minutes.<p>For anyone who’s looking to get fit fast, …

Exercise

Get Strong With This Intense Full-Body Yoga Routine

Yoga is wonderful for so many reasons. It's great for stretching, refocusing your mind, and unwinding after a long day. For some people, relaxing, …

Yoga

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

Exercise

Stay fit without leaving the house, with this creative workout gear

Can't get to the gym? Fitness pros have come up with effective and transportable at-home exercise equipment that will counter just about every excuse.<p>Although Erika Rayman was an avid runner, it wasn't until she regularly performed a series of intense squats with a trainer that she noticed a …

The 4-move, no-equipment workout that helped Janet Jackson take back the stage

Anyone who’s struggled to talk and run at the same time can appreciate the sheer athleticism it takes to dance your way through a high-energy …

Las Vegas

Spice Kit: How to Grow Ginger, Turmeric, and Cardamom at Home

You are familiar with the gnarly ginger root, a supermarket staple. But have you ever tasted new, pale, and tender fresh ginger, its aromatic skin so …

The time-saving exercises which you can do anywhere

There are the Anna Wintours and Michelle Obamas of the world who get up at 5am to play tennis or pound the treadmill. And then there are the rest of us, who book a gym class at the beginning of the week only to cancel it two hours beforehand because we’ve had a tough day and would rather have a …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

Don't Know What to Do at the Gym? Let These 2 Trainers Guide You Through a Workout

Have you ever walked into a gym and immediately had no idea what to do or where to start? Those machines and weights may look like a lot at first, but you just need someone to show you the ropes . . . then it gets fun. Masters of said fun are Carlos Davila and Troy Brooks, trainers at Fhitting Room …

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

Workouts

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

Your Lungs, Butt, Legs, and Arms Will Be on Fire After This 10-Minute Workout

If something is important to you, you'll make time, right? But maybe you really <i>don't</i> have time to exercise. Maybe you have a full-time job, a family, a dog, a house to clean, 12 loads of laundry to get done, grocery shopping to finish, and a million other things to do that barely leave you three …

New to High-Intensity Interval Training? This No-Equipment Workout Is Only 20 Minutes

There is so much to love about high-intensity interval training (HIIT). These types of workouts mix intense bursts of activity with short rest periods, and because you can tailor the workout to your ability, it's can be perfect for beginners.<p>In this workout, you'll be doing 40 seconds of …

Workouts

The Best 5-Minute Warm-Up to Do Before a Strength Workout

When life is crazy and you're insanely busy (so like, all day every day), it's tempting to jump right into your workout to maximize the time you've …

Workouts

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9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

Get Ready For Your Tight and Toned Strong-Legs Workout

Get ready to make your thighs burn with this quick and effective leg workout. After a solid warmup, we will lead you through a series of leg-toning lunge and squat variations, both with and without weights. Heck, we even throw in some plyo moves to keep your heart pumping. Grab a medium-sized …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

Workouts

The 4 best smart home gadgets you can get for under $100

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Starting a smart home is a fun endeavor, but it can also get expensive. Fast.<p>That doesn't have to be the case, though, and with a …

Home Automation

How to use a foam roller to transform body, posture

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably familiar with the foam roller, or more specifically, health- and wellness-minded people’s obsession with the foam roller. Allow us to introduce you to structural integrative specialist and Goop’s resident alignment guru, Lauren Roxburgh. The …

Yoga

Taste Beyond The Tongue