53 Articles by Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT

5 Ab Exercises That Are More Effective Than Crunches

So rather than wasting your time doing hundreds of crunches in a row, grab a medicine ball and give these waist-slimming exercises a try.

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
November 19 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, NSCA-CPT
October 27 2015

A 12-Minute Playlist For A Quick HIIT Workout

There’s no question about it: Music is an essential part of any workout. The right mix can get you feeling pumped up and ready to crush every personal...

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
August 18 2015

Try This 12-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

If you're going on vacation soon — or you’re treating the weekend like a mini vacay, it doesn’t mean you have to completely stop working out. Even if...

5 Exercises That Will Get You In Better Shape Than Running

For those of us who aren't the biggest fans of running, or if you're just looking to mix things up a bit, here are five awesome exercises that will...

5 Squat Variations For Killer Legs (Equipment-Free!)

Who doesn’t want strong, sexy legs for summer shorts season? Contrary to popular belief, you don’t actually need heavy weights for an effective leg...

9 Ways To Get Fit If You Can't Afford A Personal Trainer

The reality is that there's a lot you can do on your own to get fit and healthy.

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
March 31 2015

4 Great Stretches To Loosen Up Your Hamstrings

No matter your exercise of choice, it's important to keep your hamstrings flexible.

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
September 26 2014

A 12-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Want a killer workout but don’t have any equipment? Look no further.

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
September 9 2014

6 Reasons To Do Box Jumps Every Day

Box jumps are one of my favorite exercises of all time, and for good reason: they’re incredibly efficient, easy to scale for different fitness levels,...

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
August 7 2014

7 Equipment-Free Exercises For Super-Strong Arms (Video)

Forget dumbbell-based workouts at the gym — if you want strong, toned arms, all you really need is your own body and a little motivation.

7 Signs You're Addicted To HIIT

As more and more studies come out about the effectiveness of high intensity interval training (HIIT), it’s becoming an increasingly popular style of...

How To Get Better At Handstands (Even If You've Never Done One Before)

Not only are handstands an incredibly effective way to build shoulder and upper-body strength, they're great for core strength, increasing your...

6 Body-Weight Exercises For Strong & Toned Legs

Every one of these exercises can be done completely equipment-free, making them the ultimate excuse-free exercises!

5 Health & Fitness Apps That Make My Life Better

If you’re anything like me, nothing gets you feeling motivated and pumped up to accomplish all your health and fitness goals like a really awesome...

Try These 12-Minute High-Intensity Workouts (No Equipment Required!)

If you think you need equipment in order to stay in shape, you’re kidding yourself.