Heather Stoness

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All You Need Is a Stability Ball For This Killer 4-Move Ab Workout

Ab day doesn't have to be all about crunches, and in fact, it shouldn't. Targeting one area of your body won't help you achieve your desired results as much as incorporating your entire body will. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams shared her favorite ab exercises in a video on …

Workouts

You Can Do These 5 Workouts With A Pillow, So There's No Reason To Ever Leave Your Bed

If I had the option of never leaving my bed for the rest of eternity, I gladly would consider my pillow-clad sanctuary my permanent place of …

Exercise

The Best Move To Make Sure Your Bladder Never Leaks Again

Whether you’re getting ready to have a baby and want to strengthen those below-the-belt muscles, you leak a little every time you do box jumps, or …

This Move From a Beachbody Trainer May Be the Most Effective Ab Exercise We've Ever Seen

Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21-Day Fix, loves to share her favorite moves from her latest program, 80-Day Obsession. We've seen her booty-sculpting cardio moves and the full-body move called the surrender to shoulder press.<p>She's back on Instagram, this time showing us this …

If You Only Have 30 Minutes to Work Out, Follow This Formula From Jillian Michaels

You're busy; you don't have all day to spend at the gym, but you want to get in a good workout and you want to feel accomplished after you've wiped …

This Intense CrossFit Workout Will Leave You Dripping With Sweat in Just 10 Minutes

If you've always wanted to try CrossFit, here's a straightforward workout you can do that's just two moves — kettlebell swings and everyone's favorite, burpees. These two moves offer a total-body workout in under 10 minutes.<p>Choose a kettlebell weight you can hold on to for all 15 reps. CrossFit …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

6 of the dirtiest kitchen appliances — and how to clean them

There could be something lurking in your dishwasher.<p>Researchers from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, recently looked at 24 rubbers seals …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

The Simple Way You Can Lose One Inch of Belly Fat in Just 7 Minutes

To nail down the secret to a six-pack, researchers assigned 29 adults (who did not exercise regularly) to two groups. Half of the subjects completed …

This calculator can guess how many healthy years of life you have left

<i>Click here for the Healthy Life Expectancy Calculator</i><p>As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is …

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8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Five Critical Skills to Empower Students in the Digital Age

The beginning of the school year is a time to set the tone for a student’s learning experience, including what teachers expect from students and …

Foam rolling: 5-minute routine to stretch your body

Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release, is performed using a cylindrical piece of foam. There are many different ways you can use a foam roller, all of which are intended to release muscle tightness and tension, increase blood flow and increase your range of motion.<p>Foam rolling is one of …

Quadricep Stretches

The quadriceps are four muscles located in the anterior part, or front, or your thigh. This muscle group acts to extend the leg while straightening …

7 Bikini-Body Exercises That Tighten and Tone—Fast!

The Super 7 Workout<p>"These are dynamic movements that will challenge you like never before," says Justin Shaw, who manages Complete Body gym in …

Workouts

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

5 Hot Spots to Roll Out Before Every Workout

Foam rollers are excellent, inexpensive tools that can be used both for warm-up and recovery. Studies have shown that foam rolling (also known as …

Exercise

The Top 10 Workout Songs for April 2016

<i>Flickr: mikebaird</i><p>Ladies rule the gym this month -- with females out front on all but three of the month's top tunes. The list also favors the poppier end of the musical spectrum. At the same time--even with these elements in common -- there's still room for a few surprises.<p>The most anticipated …

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

The Trendy Workout That's Easy, But Still Good For You

If you're um, well, kinda lazy, you've maybe been turned off by the ever-growing popularity of HIIT, or high-intensity interval workouts (think …

10 Quick Easy Workouts To Get Rid Of Back Fat At Home

Stubborn fat clings to certain areas of the body and holds up mighty resistance against our best fat-loss efforts. When it comes to the upper body, …

The Exercise That Will Help You Breathe Easy on Your Next Run

The first time I ever hit the track for a run, it felt like someone had lit my lungs up with a match and there was a burning fire blazing in my thoracic cavity, which had also incinerated my esophagus. Every few steps, I felt like I needed to slow down — my body was fine, but my lungs felt like …

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7 Workouts That Make Exercising on Vacay Easy

Whether you’ve booked a trip to one of the best places to travel solo, you’re taking a much-needed vacay with your boo or planning a week-long girls road trip, the furthest thing from your mind on your days off is probably working out. But it doesn’t have to be that way. YouTube has quick, easy …

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