Decode Top 9 Trainer Cues

Decode Top 9 Trainer Cues

Square your hips. Stick your tailbone. Attach your navel to your spine. Listening to his coach is a bit like playing a game,” says Simon.”But if you’re new to the exercise or trying a workout for the first time, it’s not uncommon to get caught up in a coach’s cues. Pete McCall, CSCS, ACE-certified PERSONAL […]

Enhance your workout with 5 diverse stability ball exercises

Enhance your workout with 5 diverse stability ball exercises

If you equate stability balls with basic work, sell them (and your fitness results) briefly. Adding stability ball exercises to your workout is a great easy way to increase the difficulty of your favorite moves. This tool allows you to challenge your upper and lower body in a new and creative way, says Tara Romeo, […]

Discover the facts on shedding belly fat

Discover the facts on shedding belly fat

They’ve tried them all in their quest for flat abs: crunches, reverse crunches, boards, bikes, and even the ab roller. After all, it seems logical. To increase muscle definition and lose fat, you need to continue training your abdominal muscles. But does this really lead to a tummy tuck? “You can do 50,000 crunches a […]

10-Minute Fat-Burning Bodyweight Workouts

10-Minute Fat-Burning Bodyweight Workouts

If you think your gym workout devices aren’t too different from the characters in the recent Transformers movie, you’re not alone. All these levers and cables and pins can make you run to the outlet. But before you return the script in the name of gymbullying, remember that there is one device that is always […]

Strengthen your core with 9 workout variations

Strengthen your core with 9 workout variations

At the heart of every movement is just that: your heart. And although “core “and” abs ” often become synonymous, it is not 100% correct to use them interchangeably. Your right abdomen, TRANSVERSE abdomen, and oblique abdominal muscles form your midsection, but they are not the only muscles involved. Your back, hips, and glutes also […]

Upgrade your abs with these 5 hardcore plank variations

Upgrade your abs with these 5 hardcore plank variations

Planking in strange places might have been a social media fad of the mid 2000s, but doing plank exercises for abs as a means of strengthening your core? That’s here to stay. The trend did have one thing right-in order to perfect the plank, you need full-body commitment to create stiff-as-a-board stability. But to really […]

Top trainers share 5 home workout routines

Top trainers share 5 home workout routines

You’re traveling. The staff were very friendly and helpful. You’re beyond busy. It’s snowing outside. The staff were very friendly and helpful. And deep down, you know you’ll be not found out on those health-boosting, feel-good vibes, too. Their foolproof protection solution: working out-right at home. And we found 15 trainers who’ll show you just […]

Get started with 27 beginner HIIT workouts and tips

Get started with 27 beginner HIIT workouts and tips

Think of high intensity interval training (also known as HIIT training)-where you alternate between short intense workouts and active recovery times — as the workout gift you give again and again. First of all, it is designed to burn more calories and fat in less time and give you the way to make you sweat. […]

6 Intense Cardio Routines Sans Running

6 Intense Cardio Routines Sans Running

It’s not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman’s story about how running saved her life.) But it’s not right for everyone, and more importantly, running is not the only way to stay in shape. In fact, there are many different types of dynamic cardio […]

7 Exercises to Tone Love Handles: Target Obliques

7 Exercises to Tone Love Handles: Target Obliques

When it comes to getting rid of love handles, you’ll want to ship the trend of waist training. Most often, reducing your middle comes down to better nutrition combined with AB exercises that target the obliques. CeCe Marizu, daily trainer of Burn 365, explains“”It is important to develop your internal and external obliques, because they […]

15 squat variations for endless excitement

15 squat variations for endless excitement

You can tell a lot about someone from how they perform a squat-more specifically, their body’s strength and weaknesses. The typical two-legged exercise requires learning how to efficiently use your glutes (not just your quads!), and properly activate and engage your core. You’ll also need enough hip and ankle mobility to drop it low-without leaning […]

Fast lower abs moves to strengthen your core

Fast lower abs moves to strengthen your core

If there is one large muscle group that we have nothing against pretty much every workout, it is our abdominals. And for good reason: beyond aesthetics, a solid central part allows a good alignment of the body, a better balance and relief of back pain. When it comes to targeting the lower half of your […]

5 Exercises to Shape Your Abs and Obliques

5 Exercises to Shape Your Abs and Obliques

Chances are the center of your midpoint gets a little more love than the rest. Both men and women are guilty of skipping oblique exercises to focus on what’s front and center: your Rectus abdominal muscles, aka the ” Six-pack.”However, exercising your slashes (located on either side of the abdomen between your hip flexors and […]

7 Yoga Poses for Beginners to Ace Your First Class

7 Yoga Poses for Beginners to Ace Your First Class

If you are a beginner in yoga, it is perfectly normal to feel intimidated by inveterate yogis who warm up for classes with handshakes. Yes, handstand. But remember, everyone needs to start somewhere. “Theoretically, there are no poses you need to know before a class — you go there to learn,” says Mandy Ingber, Yogalosophy […]

Relieve muscle soreness with 5 lacrosse ball exercises

Relieve muscle soreness with 5 lacrosse ball exercises

If you’ve ever felt tightness or discomfort in your hips, back or shoulders (slowly raises hand), it’s time to add some recovery sessions to your routine. And we don’t just mean the foam roller after every sweat. The one tool you’re probably not found from your sore muscles-soothing arsenal: the lacrosse ball. When used for […]