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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

Strength Training for Marathon Runners

With the start of marathon training or distance running events, many guys ditch the weights in favor of additional miles on the road. While the added …


The 5 Keys to a Perfect Warm-Up

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Pop quiz: What’s the single most important part of your workout?

If you said the warm-up, you win! Without a proper warm-up, there are …


10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing


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Become a Running Powerhouse: Self-Defense for Runners

Nothing says happy holidays like a conversation about punching, kicking and stomping. But if it means runners can prevent or avoid attacks that save …


3 Reasons to Stretch Your Calf Muscles

Stretching is one of those things we all know we should be doing more of. Would it be incorrect to say that the majority of us neglect to ...


6 Upper Body Exercises for Runners

Now that training and running races are behind me for the year, it’s time to focus on building (and rebuilding) a strong foundation. One area that I …


How To Streamline Your Getting Ready Routine at the Gym

As a girl who feels best after my morning gym session, I have come up with a very streamlined “getting ready” routine that I complete at the gym most …

How to organize your workout clothes

The first step is realizing you have problem. As you all know, there are so many positives to living a healthy active life but with that comes a few

Stronger legs with superbands

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I don’t believe in skipping leg day. If there are two things you should know about me, the …

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10 Moves for a Strong Lower Back


Cardio HIIT workout via Treble in the Kitchen


Hey friends! I’ve got an awesome workout to share with …

Indoor Swim Workout

I’ve read online that this week, we’re going to have Polar Vortex-like chills throughout the U.S. BRRRR. I’m shivering just thinking about it.

Don’t …

Do you have the discipline for rest and recovery?

“I really should go for a run this afternoon.”“No, you shouldn’t. You haven’t gotten any sleep this week. You’re exhausted.”“But it’s Thursday and I


Is A Shorter Workout Actually Better For You?

Most of us think that the more time we spend exercising and working out, the fitter we will get. There are a few different individuals out there that …


5 Gym Bag Essentials

A lot of people prep meals on Sunday. I do that, but I also prep my gym bag. I'm there every day doing a variety of different things, and I can't …

10 Minute No Equipment Workout

As you may know I’m a massive advocate of a having a healthy heart and body, so I was delighted to be contacted by ‘’ to create a …


Spring must-have fitness gear for 2015

Checking the weather before heading out the door in the morning should be routine for me, but it’s not. Yesterday morning I stepped out the door with …

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Stability Ball Exercises for Beginners

Hey there! I have a short and fun workout I want to share with you today. You can perform this routine at the gym or in your living room. All you need …


Barre for Runners: 3 Great Barre Exercises

I’m so happy to have my friend Jolene here today to talk about barre for runners and why it’s such a great thing. I had the pleasure of taking one of …


5 Most Helpful Tips for Beginner Skiers and Riders

As a Ski Patroller, I love seeing more people coming out to enjoy the slopes as "first timers" and beginner skiers/riders. The following points are really not as much tips as they are the basics:

1. First Time Ever? Pick skiing or snowboarding
Let me start right at the beginning. If you are a first …


6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Proper Exercise Form

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.

So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge …


When to Use Heavy Weights vs. Light Weights

Corbis ImagesSo you're standing at the weight rack, eyeing everything from 1 lb handweights to barbells, kettlebells, and more. Don't just grab …


Climb Over Fitness Plateaus

“Which cardio machine burns the most fat?” It’s a personal trainer’s least favorite question because there’s no right answer. Still, research …


4 Basic Boxing Moves For Beginners

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Surely there are no more-evocative words in the practice of yoga than these two: core strength. They point you to the vital force that holds you …


3 Ways to Improve Your Pushup

Pushups are a great upper-body workout, touted for their ability to develop a strong, muscular chest, cannonball shoulders, and arms worthy of …


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The 30 Best Shoulder Exercises of All Time

MEN'S FITNESS EditorsGo WideGet bigger shoulders with these 30 exercises.