Sarah Clarke

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Yin is the ooey-gooey style of yoga that your tight *everything* needs

Seeing the word “yin” tends to conjure its counterpart: yang. Visually, these two represent the complementary aspects of opposing sides of a circle, …

Lifestyle

10-Minute Butt and Core Pilates Workout You Can Do in Your Living Room

It's hard to overstate how important a strong core and strong glutes are. As a fitness editor and certified trainer, I find myself harping on both of …

Workouts

The 50 Best Moves to Strengthen and Chisel Your Core (Plus a Bonus 10-Minute Workout Video!)

Before you read another word, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the best ab moves, including both bodyweight moves and exercises that use equipment like dumbbells, medicine balls, and even towels. Mix and match the moves you like to create your own ab workout, and be sure to use a …

Workouts

5 Best Stretches to Treat a Pulled Groin, According to a Physical Therapist

These deep hip stretches will help you find relief ASAP.<p>1 Upper-Thigh Foam Rolling Stretch<p>Emily Schiff-Slater<p><b>Why it helps:</b> “Foam rolling is a nice way to relax the adductor muscle group, which attaches into the groin, to allow for more relaxed stretching and motion,” says Vorensky. (Find the right …

Muscle

Feeling Tight and Inflexible? Here Are 40 Stretches to Help You Get Loose

Stress can leave you tight. Challenging workouts can leave you tight. Long, hard runs can leave you tight. Heck, just sitting at your desk or driving for a long time can leave you tight! Since so many activities can leave your muscles tight, you need to give them a little extra TLC and stretch. But …

PopSugar

A Truly Beginner Yoga Sequence to Stretch You Out

"I'm not flexible enough" is one of the most common reasons people say they won't come to my yoga class. But that's the whole point of doing yoga — to loosen up tight muscles, increase flexibility, and feel more open. Here's the perfect 10-pose yoga sequence to start warming up those tense and …

Yoga

Nine Yoga Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower-back pain plagues just about everyone at some point. A widely cited Canadian survey from the late 1990s found that nearly 85 percent of adults will experience some kind of lower-back pain in their life. Whether you’re recovering from an injury or just deskbound and stiff, gentle stretching …

Yoga

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Sitting

What You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Health and Sex

Remember that scene in <i>Sex and The Cit</i>y when Samantha says she’s working her Kegels during dinner? “I’m doing mine right now. Just squeeze and release for two minutes a day!” she tells the girls.<p>Samantha says it’s the key to staying “tight.” While there are reasons to be skeptical about that …

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Yoga for Women Over 50: Four Poses for Every Fitness Level

The website Lots of Yoga is here to help you learn everything you need to know about starting yoga over 50. Developing a yoga practice in your 50s …

Exercises to fix anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is when the pelvis, which includes the hip and pubic bones, tilts or rotates forward.<p>This occurs due to a muscle imbalance in …

2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

When it comes to workout routines, most people tend to focus on muscle groups that they can see or feel working immediately—legs, butt, abs, and …

Exercise

The best Pilates moves for strengthening your glutes

Strengthening and growing your glutes can often feel like a thankless task: no matter how many squats or lunges you do, your legs feel like they're getting more powerful and ache for days after a workout, but the same cannot be said for your bum.<p>But why?<p>The Pilates PT Hollie Grant says it's all …

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Yoga

A 30-Minute Beginner Workout For Anyone Just Starting Their Fitness Journey

The gym can be an intimidating place, especially if you have no clue what you're doing. But we've all got to start somewhere, even if it's at the most basic level. Whether you're just beginning your fitness journey or you're seeking some extra guidance, we've got the perfect routine for you. Brian …

Climbing

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

30 Plank Variations That Will Transform Your Core

Don't say we never gave you anything.<p>Planks are so, so good for you. But they’re also kind of, well, boring. Holding a plank for 30 to 60 seconds means you’ve got nothing but the floor to distract you from that deep burn quaking up through your bod. The burn is a good thing; the boredom is not.<p>Once …

Trainers

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Stretching

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

5 Yoga Poses To Try Post-Surf (Or If You Just Have Tight Hips!)

All photos by @Mxmsurfphotos and appearing originally on No Shoes No Worries.<p><b>Enjoying all that time in the water but feeling sore the next day?</b> Or …

Hips

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Tone your core with a 15-minute workout, three or four times a week.<p>1 of 8<p>The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll …

Workouts

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

This 30-minute core strengthening workout from CLUB Pilates brings the reformer-based class right to your living room–at no cost.<p>Strengthening your …

💥 We're Back for 2018! 💥 > Resources, Training and Opinions

<b>Blog of the Week</b><p>Dear <<First Name>>,<p><b>Happy New Year</b> and welcome to our <b>weekly teaching and learning newsletter!</b> Although we took a break from sending …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Make It Last: How to Update & Repair Vintage Wood Furniture

We've all heard the phrase "they don't make 'em like they used to," which in my experience, cannot be more true when it comes to quality-made …

20 Things That Homeowners Should Do Annually, but Don't

Taking care of a house is a lot of work, and often important tasks get put off or forgotten. But looking after your home can save you money and grief …

Home Ownership

This One Move Works Your Butt, Legs, AND Abs At The Same Time

And you can do it lying down.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Stability ball leg curl</b>: This move is basically a hip raise—but 1,000 times harder. Adding the stability ball to the …

Women's Health

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