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These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

4 Seriously Underrated Ab Exercises

Knocking out sit-ups like it’s your job isn’t necessarily a bad thing — anything for progress, right? But it’s not the best way to build core …

The quick—but powerful—full-body workout Scarlett Johansson swears by

It’s not easy being an <i>Avenger.</i> Or a Black Widow. Or a mom to a 3-year-old daughter, for that matter. Needless to say, Scarlett Johansson didn’t …

Scarlett Johansson

A Quick Recovery Workout for When Your Body Needs Some Extra TLC

Crushing your workouts is awesome (go you!), but it's also important to make time for active recovery. Not sure where to start? Try this 20-minute …

Exercise

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

21 Ab Workouts to Tone and Strengthen Your Core

Working out is hard, right? Between not knowing the best moves to get toned to trying to squeeze in a quick desk exercise at the office, finding what works best for you can be tough. Although exercising regularly can be difficult to manage, there are many stress-relieving benefits to all different …

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 Best Butt Exercises for Tight Hips

Pretty much every woman has tight hips, thanks in large part to all the time we spend sitting. You might feel this tightness when you lunge or even …

The Fastest Flat-Belly Workout — It's Only 5 Minutes

We're fairly certain you can find five minutes to work your abs and strengthen your core. This quick and effective workout targets areas that often get neglected: the obliques and the lower abs. And bonus — you can do this workout anywhere since it requires no equipment. Just press play and get …

6 Incredible Dumbbell Exercises For Your Butt

What's the one piece of equipment that's guaranteed to be at every gym in every city? Dumbbells. Sure the weights are basic, and expected, but …

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Today's Workout 18: The plank-only circuit for a concrete core

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>It's time to target your core and build solid strength in your center. The good news? You only need to know one …

Workouts

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7 Essential Exercises For Building A Strong Core

Once you become a dad, exercises that focus on functionality and durability should supersede traditional strength training. Why? Because you need …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Amanda Becker<p>"As much as I adore running outdoors, I've learned that running isn't necessarily the fastest or most effective way to burn calories," says Daphnie Yang, an IISA Certified Personal Trainer and creator of HIIT IT!, an interval-style training workout in New York City. "It's important to …

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 …

​The Diabolic 7-7-7 Dumbbell Workout

​Do these 7 moves for 7 reps each for 7 rounds and you'll be a different person when you're done<p>A complex is where you flow between a series of movements using a single training tool. There is little to no transition time between moves and you can only rest after all of the moves have been …

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

5 Ways To Do It<p>If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank. Here's what the basic move looks …

The 5 best exercises to do if you're stuck in a workout rut

Feeling demotivated? Re-vamp your training with these top moves<p>When it comes to getting fit (and staying that way), one of the biggest obstacles to …

Try This Kettlebell Exercise to Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

The Band-Resisted Kettlebell Swing is one of the easiest ways to make the Kettlebell Swing more difficult, and in turn make you a faster and more …

Jen Widerstrom’s Superset Workout Fast-Tracks Your Toning Goals

In this video, Jen Widerstrom, celebrity trainer and author of Diet Right for Your Personality Type, guides you through a series of supersets, or …

Yoga Pilates

Aug 18, 2017<p>If you’re running with a “pain in your butt,” find relief by trying these moves.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>​You might be able to shelve your meds afterwards.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>Holding these moves for minutes at a time releases tension in the body and the mind.<p>Jul 5, 2017<p>Burnout is a problem for anyone trying …

12 Hip Thrust Variations You Should Be Doing

You may have done hip thrusts (or hip “bridges”) before, but have you thought outside of the box when hitting these?<p>Hands down, the fundamental …

Workouts

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

25 Yoga Poses That Will Make You a Better Runner

<b>I once overheard a nationally recognized running coach tell a yoga teacher if she was going to continue running she had to give up yoga.</b> I’ve been …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

The 20-Minute Stair Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking of a staircase as an annoying daily hurdle. But taking advantage of that steady incline can actually be a major …