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4 Exercises to Flatten Your Stomach Fast

Pilates is said to be one of the biggest discoveries in keeping the core strong, tummies trim and bodies strong. It is so effective that it burns up …

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This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

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13 of the Best Exercises for Your Side Abs

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

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6 Row Machine Alternatives to Give Your Body an Amazing Workout

Get sculpted this summer.<p>We've covered helpful alternatives to pull-ups and chin-ups, sure, but those of you who incorporate some kind of row in your fitness regimen of choice are still stuck doing the same old thing. This week, though, leave the rowing to the crew team and check out these fitness …

3 High-Intensity Circuit Workouts To Crush During Nap Time

Exercise has never been more efficient than it is right now. Armed with the knowledge of such principals as heart rate zones and fast-twitch muscle …

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15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it's easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

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The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

Take your routine back to basics with the help of these easy-to-perform exercises<p>A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, …

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I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

When I first heard about the 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, I thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, the app, well, works you out.<p>I tried it for the first time last year, and I'm still hooked, so I …

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​​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe | Men’s Health

The barbell hip thruster is hands down one of the best booty builders there is. It keeps your back and knees in a relatively safe position compared to deadlifts while targeting the glutes. The movement allows for maximal glute contraction, which means more activation and a better muscle-building …

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6-Minute Gut-Busting Bodyweight Ab Workout

Get a stronger, more-defined core in minutes with this six-minute workout. All you need is space on the floor and your own body, and this gut-busting …

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An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

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Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

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Torch 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This Cardio Boot Camp

Maximize your sweat session by mixing cardio with strength training. This combo burns calories while building metabolism-boosting muscle, and we call that a winning combo. Try this tried-and-true workout for yourself with this 30-minute cardio boot camp. We offer modifications for every move, so no …

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This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been the buzziest sweat method for a while now. These fast-paced workouts alternate short bursts of …

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A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News flash: There are plenty of other ways to get your heart pumping that are way more fun (and don’t require a trip to the gym). Take this 20-minute …

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No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

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Work Your Abs and Do Some Cardio With This Quick No-Equipment Workout

If you skipped the gym this morning, make it up now with this ten-minute workout. It’s focused on your core and requires no equipment, just …

The Only Core Workout You'll Ever Need

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be down and back, abs and …

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Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

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The Complete Lower Body Routine for More Muscle

<b>Duration</b> 2 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Some things never change. Take squats and lunges. They’ll forever be great exercises for developing …

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5 quick workouts to get rid of back fat

As annoying as love handles are, it's not uncommon for guys to hold on to back fat—for a variety of reasons. "First, poor diet; eating whole foods …

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Burn belly fat faster with 6 small lifestyle changes

If you have neither time nor patience but still want to burn off your belly, these small changes will optimise all the exercise you do<p>Losing belly …

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An Energizing 12-Minute Workout to Wake You Up

When it comes to exercise, caffeine has its benefits, but it also has some drawbacks (like possibly feeling more jittery than energized). So if a cup of coffee is pretty much the only thing that can drag you out of bed in the morning, you'll want to give this quick bodyweight workout a try.<p>Get your …

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15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. "For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

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The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades — younger.<p>And any exercise is …

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How to Do the Rolling Squat | Men's Health

(For more unique body-weight movements, check out RIPTENSITY—a New At-Home Workout DVD From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Will Flatten Your Belly. One guy lost 18.6 pounds in 6 weeks!)<p>The rolling squat with a medicine ball—as shown by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour in the video above—challenges your …

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CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

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