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5 Ab Exercises That Are More Effective Than Crunches

You probably know by now that if you're doing crunches to work your abs, you're not getting the most out of your core routine. After all, crunches...

Krista Stryker
November 19 2015

Try This Killer 11-Minute Dance Cardio Workout

Are you ready to take flight? Flight is my workout technique that fuses dance, yoga, cardio, and fitness to techno music. These cardio-dance workouts...

Sydney Benner
November 18 2015

Yet Another Reason Why You Don't Have To Run

There are so many ways to get your sweat on these days. You can perform HIIT workouts, run half marathons, take a trampoline class, or attempt...

Gabrielle Frank
November 10 2015

A 2-Minute Workout You Can Do At Your Kitchen Counter

If I’m ever feeling upset, frustrated, or bored, I'm usually drawn to the fridge or pantry. I start looking for something to eat even if I’m not...

Lizzy Williamson
November 10 2015

The 3 Best Exercises To Get In Total Body Shape

It’s hard to get in shape when there is an overload of information. I'm a personal trainer, and I'm here to boil it all down for you. All you need to...

Jay Scott
November 8 2015

5 Exercises For A Ballerina Body (You Don't Need The Barre!)

As a private yoga instructor and former dancer, I love incorporating ballet moves into my client’s workouts. Ballet can be a great exercise for...

Danielle Cuccio
November 5 2015

Plank Challenge Day 1: Two New Moves For A Total-Body Workout

Here are two variations of the standard plank that will work your upper body, core, legs, and butt. Do 8 to 12 reps of each move, take a quick break,...

Laura McDonald
November 2 2015

9 Exercises You Can Do With A Pumpkin (No Joke!)

Pumpkins are the cutest weights and props you’ll ever see (read: totally Instagram- worthy!). Give them a try with this workout.

Shauna Harrison
October 31 2015

5 Full-Body Exercises That Are Just As Effective As Burpees

Burpees can get boring if you do them too often, and let’s be honest — sometimes you just need to mix things up a bit. Try these five equipment-free...

Krista Stryker
October 27 2015

10 Reasons Everyone Should Lift Weights

I'm a personal trainer, and when I begin with new female clients, I always start them on a weight-lifting routine. Yet I always hear the same...

Erin Oprea
October 26 2015

Of Course It’s Hard To Make Money As A Yoga Teacher. Here's How To Make It Work

Surviving in the fitness industry is no small feat. Every few months a new article reminds you of this, such as a recent New York magazine story on...

Derek Beres
October 23 2015

5 Krav Maga Rules For Self Defense (From A Celebrity Trainer!)

I'm the founder and chief instructor of Krav Maga Academy in New York City. My team of instructors and I have trained Navy SEALs, army rangers, and...

Matan Gavish
October 23 2015

How To Lift Weights The RIGHT Way

The way your body moves is unique to you and the specific set of circumstances it’s in. I'm a physical therapist, and after working with so many...

Laura Di Franco
October 22 2015

Why You Should Exercise Every Day: 14 Reasons That Will Get Your Butt To The Gym

The number on the scale isn’t the only reason to exercise. If your only goal is to lose weight, you might not stick with your workout regimen. I'm a...

Laura McDonald
October 21 2015

A 16-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Even if you have no time for fitness, I'm certain you can find at least 16 minutes for this quick, four-exercise circuit. It is a high-intensity...

Nora Tobin
October 20 2015

A 10-Minute Routine For Toned Legs

Finding ways to incorporate workouts into your daily routine is crucial to your health and overall well-being. However, balancing a healthy lifestyle...

Jeff Rogers
October 17 2015

3 Reasons To Stop Setting Goals Right Now

I’ve set many goals in my life. I’ve set small goals, big goals, S.M.A.R.T. goals, short- and long-term goals, and every type of goal in between....

Nathan Wiebe
October 14 2015

7 Things You Need To Know Before Your First Triathlon (From An Ironman Champion!)

In the past 10 years, the sport of triathlon has grown in regions all over the world. More and more countries are represented by athletes at the...

Meredith Kessler
October 12 2015

6 Exercises For A Killer Core (That Aren't Crunches!)

A strong core is vital for a healthy lower back — and let's be honest, who doesn't want a six-pack? Yet I find that many people do the same ab routine...

Polina Liu
October 11 2015

The 10 Most Annoying Things People Do At The Gym

My first time in a real gym was at the age of 17. At the time, gyms were very different. Men were typically hovering around the weightlifting...

Dasha Libin
October 10 2015