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By Flora Spink | Articles, videos and advice on how to enjoy exercise and get fit. Includes features on running, working out at the gym, yoga, skiing, cross-fit, hiking and more

The 100 Best Fitness Tips

Drink Up, Get Lean

Drink low-fat milk. Scientists in Canada found that people who consumed more than 600 milligrams of calcium a day—roughly the amount in 2 cups of milk, a cup of broccoli, and a half cup of cottage cheese—had lower body fat than those who consumed less than 600 milligrams a …

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10 Strength-Building Strategies That Will Never Die

Strength is the foundation of nearly all physique and performance goals. When you're strong, you more easily gain muscle size, lose fat, run faster, …

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Your Complete Spring Running Guide

Steal these mental tricks from Shalane Flanagan to stay on track with your training during colder months.

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7 Early-Morning Stretches to Build a Better Body

Tired of waking up in the morning achy or constantly tight and sluggish? Chances are you're like everyone else who skips out on stretching. To start …

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9 Tips For Healthy, Fun, Injury-Free Running

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So many people think running is the only way to lose weight or unwanted body fat. And while some people actually do enjoy lacing up …

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8 Treadmill Interval Workouts To Help You PR

Brielle BuisTread ShredPR in your next race thanks to these workouts from Mile High Run Club.First there were cycling studios. Now, there are …

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5 TRX Moves To Add To Your Next Workout

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Have an injury? Does chronic pain or illness make it hard for you to exercise? Feel like you don't have a lot of time with your …

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4 Burpee Alternatives for an Amazing Home Workout

Corbis ImagesLove 'em (which we can imagine only crazy people do) or hate 'em, burpees are one exercise that’s here to stay. Originally used in the …

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6 Simple Moves to Eliminate Knee Pain for Good

Feeling weak in the knees is only a good thing when it’s over your latest Tinder date. Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and one that’s not quite so magical.

Joint pain affects one in five Americans and is one of the leading causes of disability in the U.S. Along with leg, …

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The Bodyweight Workout That Builds Strong Legs

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.New Leg DayThis workout trains legs without weights.Leg training is often associated with heavy barbell squats and leg …

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15 Running Tips You Need to Know

Want to get faster and fitter as you rack up the miles? Follow this all-star advice.

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The Best Swiss Ball Ab Workout

Beth BischoffMichael Schletter, C.P.T.Rock-Solid AbsTarget your core with five Swiss ball moves.The Swiss ball gives some distinct advantages over …

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2 Mammoth Fitness Character Traits That Can Guarantee Your Success in Anything

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"Follow this plan and incinerate the fat in four weeks."

"Go on my 15-day plan and buy these supplements and watch the weight slide off effortlessly."

"Do this one trick and quit your job and drink mojitos on the beach."

Do this plan. Do that plan. Actually, do …

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8 Ways to Get an Early Morning Edge

As a man living in a hectic and highly competitive world, it’s not enough to establish proficiency in one or two aspects of life. You need to take a …

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20 Ways to Make Your Favorite Moves More Effective

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The New Running 101

“Do you hear that?” asks Pasquale Manocchia, his face contorting into an ugly wince. It’s as if he’s just heard fingernails screeching across a …

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The Ultimate Grip Strength Workout

Joseph ArangioHands DownBuild super strength with this five-move grip strength workout.If you’ve been hitting the weights for years yet struggle to …

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7 Tips To Perfect Your Running Form

The spring thaw has arrived and you can finally do your long runs outside instead of on the dreaded treadmill. Set yourself up for an injury-free …

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Short on Time? Your 6-Minute Ab Workout

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You’ve tried plain old planks and every crunch variation there is. And yet, those extra inches around your midsection just won’t give. …

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Turn Any Park Into a Gym

It’s hard to justify training in a dark gym when the sun is still shining outside. Especially since you can build muscle just as effectively using …

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10-Minute Metabolic Conditioning Workout Plan

10-Minute Metabolic Conditioning Workout Plan It’s official: less is more when it comes to working out. That is, it is if you’re working at your …

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The Best Total Body Cardio Workout

101 Best Workouts Of All Time is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

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The Best Sneakers to Crush Your Workout Routines

The Best Sneakers to Crush Your Workout Routines What you wear on your feet can make you faster, stronger, and more coordinated. And when you have …

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A 15-Minute Spring Shape-Up Workout (Video)

My clients love this quick, challenging total body workout as much as I do! The best part is you can do it anywhere — no gym membership or equipment …

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10 Athleisure Pieces Fit for the Weekend

Running to brunch can be quite the workout, and spring’s athleisure looks make getting there a stylish journey (even if you’re always fashionably late). Shop our curation of fitness-inspired clothing, including colorblock leggings, sweatshirts with lace-up detailing, and Missoni-esque sneakers, …

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3 Mindful Ways To Increase Workout Intensity!

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Are you looking for a way to increase the intensity of your workouts? Do you want to have a more meaningful, substantive …

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What to Eat Before and After a Workout

If we're going to go to the trouble of working out, we don't want to sabotage our hard work by fueling up with the wrong food. So we asked Larry …

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Some Workout Tips!

Today I will be giving you some simple workout tips that are super easy for anyone to understand!

Staying fit and in shape is really important if you …

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10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.

It also …

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