Lisa French

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Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

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5 Stretches That Will Make Your Knee Pain Go Away

If your staple exercises make your pain worse, this exercise physiologist suggests the following stretches to help soothe your sore knees.<p>The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body, so it's no wonder pain in that area—which happens to 1 in 5 of us, according to the American Academy of …

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7 Exercises That Can Transform Every Part Of Your Body In 4 Weeks

Exercise can be tough because it’s not always easy to figure out which ones to do for specific body parts. Additionally, it can be hard to find the …

7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

This Mat Exercise Will Transform Your Core

<i>Max-kegfire / Getty Images</i><p>If you've taken a Pilates or yoga class recently your instructor has definitely asked you to hold Boat Pose. This move …

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5 yoga poses to improve hamstring flexibility

<i>Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month she focuses on ways to lengthen and</i> …

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14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

Five exercises to keep your knees in good shape

Strong and supple knee joints are key to excelling in sport. Here’s how to maintain them<p>Swimmers<p>They might seem a long way from your knees, but the gluteal muscles in your bottom play a role in stabilising your legs. “Weakness in the glutes is common if they’re not specifically worked on,” says …

Workouts

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

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5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

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A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

Workouts

How to Do a Mountain Climber | Boot Camp Workout

Spinach-Mushroom Enchiladas Recipe - Chowhound

1To make the sauce, in a large saucepan, add the tomatillos and garlic cloves and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat, then …

Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

Improve your posture with this back-strengthening workout<p>There is a common misconception that core strength is all about sit-ups and a six-pack. “In fact, it’s the deeper muscles in your core that support your lower back,” says Fiona Troup, clinic director at Six Physio in London. “These are best …

The Secret To The Perfect Plank

The plank is sort of the Kate Moss of fitness. It goes in and out of the spotlight, but it never goes out of style — and with good reason. It gets …

30-Day Kettlebell Challenge For The Absolute Beginner

<i>This article was originally published on September 10, 2015.</i><p>The kettlebell looks something like a cross between your grandma’s purse and an …

The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Athletes

People have practiced yoga for centuries, but modern athletes—including LeBron James, Evan Longoria and Patrick Peterson—have taken an interest in …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Workouts

Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to<br>help you train smarter<p>Photos: Mitch Mandel; Beth Bischoff<p>Seated Leg Extension Machine<p><b>What it's supposed to do:</b> Train the quadriceps.<p><b>What it actually</b> …

Power to the Pedal: Be a More Efficient Cyclist

In my last article, I showed you how using shorter cranks might help you achieve better results on your bike. In this article, I am going to show you …

Best Stretches for Cycling

The more flexible you are, the faster you can go, with less effort. Take our test to gauge your flexibility—then learn how to loosen up.

Pain

Nikon D7200 brings a handful of new features but no breakthroughs

The D7200 is Nikon's new top APS-C format DSLR, but while it does boast some useful improvements over the D7100 before it, it feels like a mid-term …

The A to Z of low-light photography

Whether you want to learn how to take photos of the night sky, find out how to paint with light or just want to know the right camera settings for …

Back In Business

Four yoga moves for a pain-free spine<p>You expect sore quads, calves, and glutes after copious saddle time. But according to a study in the <i>American Journal of Sports Medicine</i>, back pain is the most common overuse injury reported by competitive cyclists. Even if you don’t pin on a race number every …

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How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

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Your Whole Body Tune-Up

Keep these 5 supporting muscles toned for a pain and fatigue-free ride<p>If you're like most cyclists, your legs aren't the first part of your body to call it quits on a long ride. Chances are it's your back, your neck, or even your arms. Use these moves to tune up the supporting muscles, and they …

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