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5 Things That Won’t Book You the Job

At this very moment your head is conspiring against you. It's having secret meetings in undisclosed locations designed to map out your epic downfall. …

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How To Audition and Get Cast in Your Sleep

Without your ever knowing it, you may have auditioned for me. I saw you. You didn’t see me.<p>Or, without your ever knowing I may have sought your …

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5 Biggest Mistakes a Theater Actor Makes on a Film Set

You just landed your first film job! Congratulations! However, working on a film set is much different than in a theater. Here are the top five …

21 Things That Make Casting Directors Happy in the Audition Room

Casting directors are your advocates and champions. Your wonderful work makes us look good and actually gets the role cast. Your disconnected, …

The Super-Quick Fat-Burn Workout

Exercise 1 Lunge Run<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>. Step back and lower into a reverse lunge, then pump your arms like you're running for three to five seconds, keeping your core tight <b>(b)</b>. Press through your front heel to return to standing, then quickly repeat on the …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Do You Know Squat? 4 Steps To Perfect Squats

Make no mistake about it, squats are one of the greatest exercises. From your quads and hamstrings to your glutes and calves, the squat hits them …

The Flat-Abs Formula

James Farrell<p>Formula: Abs Three Ways<p><i>Moves provided by Michele Olson, PhD, professor of exercise science at Auburn University at Montgomery and</i> …

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7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

Get Better Posture With 5 Easy Moves

When it comes to fitness, we all talk a lot about cardio and strength training while ignoring a huge part of overall health—flexibility. Stretching …

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Exercise 1 Bent-over dumbbell rows<p>Pick up the heavy dumbbells and stand with your feet hip-width apart. Push your hips back (knees slightly bent) and hinge your torso forward, so it's approaching parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. (Keep your chest "proud" and don't let your lower back hunch forward.) Begin …

This 30-minute Bodyweight Workout is Totally Kickass

Put your mind and body to test with these simple yet extenuating exercises. This bodyweight workout can be done anywhere and all it takes is thirty …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

How to Recover Between Intervals

When to walk, jog, or push the pace between intervals.<p>Speedy interval sessions require rest between repetitions—and especially when you’re pushing your limits, the natural instinct may be to stop and put your hands on your knees while you catch your breath. But experience teaches us a …

4 tips to speed up muscle recovery

If you spend the majority of your week lifting, that’s great. But between workouts you <i>have</i> to take time off to allow your muscles to recover, or you …

The Fit Five: Body-Weight Exercises for Muscle-Building

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Burn Mega Calories: Double-Duty Toning Exercises

Lunge Shoulder Press<p>Complete the circuit 2 to 3 times, doing 50 imaginary rope jumps after each move.<p><b>What you'll need:</b> a pair of 5- to 10-pound …

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