fitness Articles and tips

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13 Reasons to Start Lifting Weights

Maybe you're convinced you shouldn't lift weights because you prefer not looking like The Hulk...

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4 Treadmill

While it's necessary to work hard during your workouts, it's equally as important to make sure your body gets the recovery it needs...

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Lower Abs

Strong lower abs are notoriously elusive, like a World Series win for the Cubs. If you struggle to tighten and tone your lower abs...

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Total Body
Time Crunch

Short on time? Do this fun in-and-out total-body gym workout in 30 minutes or less. Who’s not busy these days?

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6 Power Medicine Ball Exercises

6 Power Medicine Ball Exercises To Dominate Your Core And Blast Your Body. Medicine balls look tame and carry an innocuous name.

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Arms Workout

Time to work those arms! This video shows you how with beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Let's get started!

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How to Do the
Perfect Plank

Planking is a simple but effective total-body exercise. Holding the body stiff as a board develops strength primarily in the core.

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Why You Should
Foam Roll Every Day

While it's necessary to work hard during your workouts, it's equally as important to make sure your body gets the recovery it needs.

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8 Effective Strength Training Techniques

Stuck in the strength training doldrums? The best piece of fitness advice is that "Variety is key."

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“World’s Best Weight Loss Interval Revealed!” by Stephen Cabral — Is there really one interval that trumps every other fat burning circuit out there?

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"Menopause Adds Pillows, Not Pounds, of Belly Fat" — Menopause does not cause weight gain, as many believe, but it does redistribute body fat, a new review finds.

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For Desk Workers

Stretches All Desk Workers Should Do Today by Shannon Orcutt @ — We know sitting at a desk all day is bad for us. But not everyone has a company gym ...

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Perfect Your Plank

“5 Ways to Perfect Your Plank” by Liz Miersch — The plank engages the deepest abdominal layer, the transverse abdominus, and the obliques . . .

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perfect your push up

"Push-ups — we’ve all done ‘em, but sometimes they just don’t look so pretty. Fear not! We’ve got the guide to get it right. The basics, variations and most common mistakes.

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Stretching & Fat Loss

"Stretching for Fat Loss" by Stephen Cabral — How can stretching increase your likelihood of losing weight and burning body fat?