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training advice

A Killer Ab Workout You Can Do In Your Living Room

I’m a trainer and health coach in New York City and I love sharing quick workouts that you can do right at home. These moves are some of my favorites...

Laura McDonald
October 8 2015

Challenge Day 3: Fire Up Your Core In 6 Minutes

Did you make it through the beginner workout on Day 1 of this core training series? Were you able to survive the advanced workout on Day 2? Well, now...

Dave Smith
October 7 2015

Challenge Day 2: Fire Up Your Core In 5 Minutes

Yesterday we began our three-day core training series with a beginner’s workout. It was challenging, but it was really just a warm-up compared to what...

Dave Smith
October 6 2015

Challenge Day 1: Fire Up Your Core In 5 Minutes

As a personal trainer, the most common exercise question I get asked is, “What can I do to strengthen my core?” This is a great question because the...

Dave Smith
October 5 2015

10 Lessons I Learned Running 50 Miles At Age 51

One day, my then 18-year-old daughter asked, "How would you feel about running a marathon with me?" At the time, I was approaching 51 and hadn't done...

Tom Foreman
October 5 2015

Why I Stopped Tracking My Fitness

I’ve been a personal trainer for a long time now and a lifelong athlete. I’ve spent years measuring things — like weights, sets, body fat,...

Jamie Logie
October 2 2015

10 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere (No Equipment Necessary)

When you're traveling, it's hard to find a gym where you feel comfortable — and it's sometimes even more challenging to find the time to work out. But...

Gabrielle Frank
October 1 2015

How I Turned Failure Into National Gold

I’m a three-time national gold medalist in aerobic gymnastics. I retired in 2010 and now own a gym, Inspired Fitness Training Center in California. If...

Jennifer Fujii
October 1 2015

21 Signs You've Found A Great Workout Buddy

There are a lot of obstacles to getting a good workout in. Some people have a hard time getting out of bed! Other hurdles include finding motivation,...

Erin Oprea
September 30 2015

How I Lost 70 Pounds In 6 Months In Prison

Growing up as a first-generation American on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, I was exposed to poverty and drug use at a young age. As a child, I...

Coss Marte
September 29 2015

The ONE Move You Should Do For A Super Strong Core

If you’re looking for a new move to shake up your core training, look no further than the L-sit. L-sits are a classic bodyweight exercise that look...

Krista Stryker
September 26 2015

7 Fitness Myths That Are Wasting Your Time & Energy

A few years ago, it was tough to find fitness advice other than in books or magazines. Today it's a totally different story, thanks to blogs, social...

Brian Syuki
September 26 2015

3 Core Moves You Can Do With Two Kitchen Towels

You don't need fancy equipment or a lot of time to get a good workout in. For this fitness sequence, just grab two old dish towels and get started....

Lizzy Williamson
September 25 2015

4 Basic Exercises People Do All Wrong + How To Correct Your Form

When you’re taking a fitness class, working out is like performing on a stage. It’s easy to get caught up with the quick movements and rhythm of the...

Tiffany Ayuda
September 23 2015

Try This 5-Move, No-Gym Workout

I'm a group fitness trainer and my clients love this type of workout because they learn to incorporate simple yet powerful moves into any activity —...

Laura McDonald
September 23 2015

6 Fun Ways To Workout Like A Kid

When you were a kid, you likely didn’t have to think about fitting in fitness. Your parents may have enrolled you in different sports, or you may have...

Gabrielle Frank
September 17 2015

A 30-Minute Treadmill Workout Guaranteed To Make You Sweat

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with the treadmill. On a gorgeous fall day when you can run outside, it's the last thing on your mind. But...

Gabrielle Frank
September 14 2015

Why People Are Willing (And Excited!) To Spend More Money To Work Out

There used to be a time when getting fit meant going to your local gym or popping in a Jillian Michaels' DVD in the privacy of your own home. However,...

Adriana Herdan
September 14 2015

10 Rules I Broke While Running 53 Marathons In 53 Days

I was never into running during middle school or high school. In fact, I wasn’t really into any sports at all. I was always the one who had a headache...

Amy Hughes
September 11 2015

9 Sneaky Little Ways To Get Healthier — No Matter How Much You Work

During the lunch hour, many people resort to going to the nearest fast-food joint for a quick meal. This usually leads to carb- or salt-heavy foods...

Erin Oprea
September 11 2015