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The 50 Best Free Workout Resources You Can Find Online

Dave Smith | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

There are a LOT of exercise videos online, especially on Youtube, but the ones that made this list are the very best when it comes to teaching you how to exercise at home. These workouts require little to no equipment and are taught by excellent fitness instructors who know their stuff.

Why You Should Try Aerial Yoga

Kayla Matthews | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Aerial yoga might seem like an intimidating exercise at first but it can be incredibly rewarding and exciting. Many fitness clubs offer aerial classes for people of all fitness and skill levels. Check into the aerial options in your area, and you just might discover your favorite form of exercise yet.

10 Ways To Guarantee You Get Up For That A.M. Workout

SELF | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

While you may be tempted to sleep in, there are ways to make sure you get moving before you have time to come up with an excuse not to. Here, 10 of the best from some of the country's top trainers.

6 Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

SELF | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Looking for a new summer workout? This plan, created by trainer Rose Wetzel, a professional Spartan obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete will prepare you for common obstacles. But even if you aren't planning to sign up for a race, these six moves will tone your body -- and put a smile on your face.

Workout of the Week: The Two-Part Tempo Run

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Have you ever felt a race slipping away from you after a strong start? Have you been passed, or run out of gas, just a mile or two from the finish line? Every runner can benefit from increased endurance. Tempo runs are just the thing to help you become better at running faster for longer periods of time.

How To Find Your Perfect Sports Bra (In Flowchart Form)

SELF | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Do you need support and straps that don't dig into your shoulders, or are you looking for a comfy option that doesn't feel restrictive? Either way, use our flowchart below to find tips tailored to your preferences and workouts.

How To Snack To Maximize Your Weekend Workouts

SELF | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Refueling after exercise is essential to seeing results. Whip up one of these perfectly portioned ideas this weekend no matter how much time you have -- even if it's none at all.

Train Like A Superhero (Literally)

Neila Rey | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

Training is not just hard physically, it's hard mentally. We all know that training our bodies is the right thing to do, it's sticking to it long term or getting inspired enough to even start in the first place that's the tricky bit.

7 Ways Writers Can Learn From Sports

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
Henriette Lazaridis

A committed athlete knows that success comes from the willingness to push yourself seemingly beyond your ability, to court fear just a little, and to relinquish safety. Write into what scares you. Go past the point where you feel comfortable and you'll see how much stronger your work can become.

Workout Classes You Can Stream From Home

PureWow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

Life is busy. Life is hard. Life is too short to drive all over town just to exercise. When you need to squeeze in a quick workout, stream it straight...

Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

Brandon Drenon | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Often when I introduce the idea of weight lifting to gym members the excuses I hear back are across the board. For women it's usually the fear of growing too big and muscular. Older people fear injury. And frankly, some people just have no idea where or how to begin.

8 Hip Stretches Your Body Really Needs

SELF | Posted 12.25.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

We've all had those intense lower body workouts that leave you beyond sore, when just the thought of moving hurts. Rest easy though -- these stretches will open up your hips, groin, and legs, making your tomorrow a little bit easier.

Get Fit From The Couch

Neila Rey | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

Here's a chance to turn that sofa into your playground, making the night-in movie your fitness aid. If you want to have your cake and eat it, this is the perfect way to start.

The Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Work Out

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Even though the only exercise you feel like doing is a microwave-to-couch roll, the right physical activity could give your energy ...

A Cardio Routine You Can Do Anywhere -- No Running Required

Neila Rey | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour!

5 Easy Moves To Increase Energy And Focus At Work

Nora Tobin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

A few minutes of movement can work wonders for your body and mind. You do not have to change into your gym clothes and sweat it out. You don't even have to lay on a mat.

How to Streamline Your Fitness Business and Maximize Your Potential

Jamie Walker | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
 Jamie Walker

Only by maximizing your current output will you be able to scale your business and get aggressive with those growth goals. So don't let outdated methods and archaic software keep you from clearing the efficiency hurdle on the way to becoming more profitable.

What It Really Looks Like To Work Out With Your Dog

Abigail Wise | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Abigail Wise

I could definitely feel the skipping, cone-weaving and plank crawls. My dog, Ted, on the other hand, cruised through it effortlessly. Maybe it helps to have two extra legs.

The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 3

Nora Tobin | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

Hotel Room Workouts

Angeles Burke | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

After months of getting in shape and throwing that extra holiday weight gain to the curb -- it is time for a vacation! As you start planning and packing for your getaway, you come to find that the hotel has no gym. Before you hit the panic button, try these hotel room workouts that require no fancy equipment and very little space.

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 2

Nora Tobin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last-minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.

Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, as you improve the ability to move your own body, you will start to notice daily tasks becoming easier! No more huffing and puffing walking up the stairs. Gentleman, you can fling that heavy door open for the pretty lady with ease!