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Move of the Day

Nora Tobin | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

By implementing these moves into your daily routine you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

You're 5 Minutes Away From Abs Of Steel

Neila Rey | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

The Five-Minute Plank uses relative inactivity to challenge the abdominal muscles and strengthen them. In five minutes you get to exercise as many parts as possible of the muscle wall. The result: strong abs, a strong core, more power, better coordination... plus you get to look good on the beach.

5 Exercises You're Probably Not Doing That You Definitely Should Be

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

Have you ever walked into the gym and asked yourself, "Where the ____ do I begin?" (I'll allow you to fill in the blank.) Trust me, I have. But working out doesn't have to stress you out. Here are five often overlooked exercises that you should be doing to maximize results.

The Planks You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan Now that the plank has effectively supplanted the crunch as the go-to core-strengthener, exercisers have placed a premium on t...

If It's 3 PM, It's Time for Push-Ups

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanley Hainsworth

Every day at 3 p.m. in our Tether studio in Seattle, the gong rings out three times and we all drop to our knees and crank out push-ups. Some folks choose to plank or do crunches or wall sits.

10 Crunch-Free Ways To Get Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Ultimately, there are better ways than crunches to get a flat stomach. Here are my top 10 crunch alternatives that will avoid back pain and burn many more calories than crunches.

3 Steps To Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.25.2012 | Health and Fitness
Ben Greenfield

Have you lost your abs recently? Maybe you're noticing a "muffin top" or "beer belly" that needs to disappear? Or perhaps you just need that extra bit of definition to compete with Ryan Gosling's impressive physique. Good news: You can get a flat stomach, in three steps.

Break Out Of Your Fitness Rut

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

When it comes to our exercise routines, the script is much the same: We stick with what we're good at and what's easy, often performing the same mundane exercises in the same order

The 7 Best Gym-Free Workout Routines

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.25.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

A gym membership was out of the question; the price of a month-long membership to anywhere is INSANE, and I didn't have a way to get there anyway. So I came up with my own routines.