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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

10 Upper-Body Moves That Build Your Core Too

“Abs are made in the kitchen.” Yes, that’s partly true, but they’re made in the gym too — for any muscle to grow in size and density, it needs …

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Why You Don't Need to Look Ripped to Be In Great Shape

Summer is right around the corner. This is usually the time when people focus on getting in shape to shed some pounds for the ideal beach body. Avoid hyped up gimmicks like: "This magic pill will make you look and feel 18 years old again -- in only three days!"

What if you just want to get healthier? …

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12 Strength Training Moves for Runners - Women's Running

When my weekly mileage increases, I’m so quick to overlook all the other little things that (should!) go into training. I have the tendency to get so …

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4 Reasons To Get Strong (Not Skinny!) For Summer

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Most bodies have tightness or pain on one side due to past injury, trauma, surgery or repetitive, poor posture. Since the body is a …

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Ab Challenge: 5 Planks to Sculpt Your Core for Summer

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The 21 Exercises From The Get Ripped Anywhere Outdoor Workout Program

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If you've been following along with our Get Ripped Anywhere Outdoor Workout series, here are the 21-exercises from the entire …

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5 Postrun Habits You Need to Stop Now - Women's Running

*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness

You’re finally done with your run, but what you do afterward is just as important for your health. Are you sabotaging …

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The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

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11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

You've tried every ab exercise in existence. Now do the workout with proven results, powered by the diet that'll have you looking sexy by Spring.

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The Two-Move Shoulder Workout

The reasons to develop big, broad shoulders are twofold. On one hand, big shoulders complete an athletic look and may even make your waist appear …

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Outdoor Workout: Tone Every Inch On a Park Bench

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Total-Body Alfresco Workout

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Quick 6-Minute Workout for a Stronger Core

Bethany Lyons, founder of New York City-based Lyons Den Power Yoga, shares her six-minute routine that uses small, focused movemets to bring strength …

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How to Choose the Best Sports Bra for You

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Finding the perfect match

by Rozalynn S. Frazier
From Health magazine

Finding a fitness bra can be tough. So we tested dozens of the newest ones to …

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Read This, and You’ll Never Want to Skip the Bodyweight Lunge Again

It’s tough to get excited about a bodyweight lunge. We all know you can use it within a regular workout to build single-leg strength, explosiveness, and stability. “But you can also use it at the end of your training session as a serious conditioning exercise,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., Men’s …

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The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

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How To Embrace Every Single Mile You Run + Enjoy It

It’s so easy to take a simple mile for granted. I can run for hours on end, so why should one little mile make any difference? Yet there was a time …

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The 6 Most Common Running Pains and When to See a Doctor

Longer daylight and summer hours at the office mean more time for running pre- and post-work. Unfortunately, it can also mean aches, pains and injuries, as we pound the pavement with renewed warm-weather enthusiasm. One of the most challenging parts of running is preventing wear and tear, says …

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How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

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Rob MacDonald

Rob MacDonald is the Training Director of Gym Jones, one of the country’s most elite and hardcore gyms, located in Salt Lake City. He’s broken multiple power-endurance world records. He enjoys exercise induced suffering and burgers.

We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do …

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Tony Horton's Circuit Workout for a Total-Body Burn

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Tony Horton's Circuit Workout for a Total-Body Burn

Bikini. There, we said it. Even the word may freak you out right now, but it won’t in four …

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6 Steps to Maximize Your Fat Loss Intervals

Cardio is the cornerstone to any good weight-loss plan—especially intervals, where you alternate going as fast as possible with brief periods of …

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This Spring's Top 12 Running Shoes - Women's Running

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Tackle the trails or your next obstacle race in nimble, sure-grip comfort. With 21mm of cushion underfoot, off-road nuts can still …

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The Case For One-Sided Exercise

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As a young athlete, I'd been taught to constantly push my body during practice. Fatigue and pain were signs of failure and not that …

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5 Ways To Make Sense Of Your Running Data

Published: May 04, 2015 07:11am ET on LiveScience.

GPS running watches can track everything from your steps per minute to the length of your stride, but analyzing all that data can be a chore — especially if you don't have a running coach to help you make sense of your stats.

Live Science spoke with …

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Why it's better to work out in the park, not the gym

Forget about the sweaty and smelly gym, Britain's great outdoors is the perfect place for a full body workout, writes Ian Douglas

I’ve been thrown out of my gym. Nothing improper, just a hotel deciding to keep its facilities for its guests, but it means I’m exercise homeless for a while.

Someone …

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7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we should get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mood seems as though it could take over your entire day.

However, this lethargy doesn't have to cancel out your ability to partake in and reap the real …

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The Genius Way to Get Rid of a Side Stitch

You’re pounding the pavement, enjoying the cool breeze across your face as you sweat out your stress for the day. And then it hits: a jabbing pain in your lower abdomen that doesn’t dwindle.

The dreaded side stitch strikes again!

This pesky problem is actually called “exercise-related transient …

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At-Home Barre Workout

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Embrace Your Inner Ballerina

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4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.

That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or race times. Research from Canada and New Zealand reveals that …

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