Exercise

Exercise is essential in maintaining optimal health. Learn more about workout plans, the benefits of exercise and staying in shape.

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Is It Still Important to Stretch Before a Workout?

Stretching before exercise used to be touted as the a smart way to avoid injury. If you haven't seen many...


9 Popular Workout Moves that Could Seriously Injure You

Getting in a workout is great, but the last thing you want to do is get injured in the process....


Here’s Why It’s OK to Work Out Only on Weekends

Weekend warriors, rejoice! Science has some great news about your exercise regimen.


9 Foods You Need to Eat to Build More Muscle

If you want to build muscle, you have to give your body the building blocks it needs, and that...


8 Easy Ways Walkers Can Become Runners

If you're used to walking, these simple steps (pun intended) can make it easy to take your workout to...


9 Easy Yoga Poses You Should Be Doing Every Day

Maybe you don't have time to roll out your mat every day but you know you should be doing yoga....


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6 Simple Squat Exercises That Will Help Tone Your Body

What's the secret to strong hips and thighs? One word: squats! Try these six power moves to get in...


7 Ways Your Sneakers Are Ruining Your Workout Routine

To see the best results and prevent injury, watch for these red flags that your footwear is not worthy of...

The Best 5 Upper Body Exercises to Do with Resistance Bands

Strengthen the muscles in your upper back and arms with these quick workout moves.


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These 4 Easy Plank Exercises Will Transform Your Abs

Strengthen your entire core while building stability through these step-by-step plank exercises by Patrick Streit, a certified strength and...



14 Upper Body Exercises to Do With Dumbbells

Tone the muscles in your chest, the back of your shoulders, and your arms with dumbbells. It's easy with these...


9 Terrible Treadmill Mistakes that Make Trainers Cringe

To get the most out of this constantly popular piece of fitness equipment, make sure you're avoiding the mistakes that...


8 Upper Body Exercises that Don’t Require Any Weights

Yes, you can strengthen your chest, arms, shoulders, and core without weights.


Is High-Intensity Interval Training that Much Better Than Cardio?

Keep your metabolic flame burning with this intense workout method.


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This Magic Ingredient Can Transform Your Fitness Routine

The key to improved physical fitness could be found in the amount of magnesium your diet includes. Read on to...


The 8 Reasons You Hit a Workout Plateau (and How to Beat It)

If you're consistent with your workouts but stopped seeing results, you may have hit a workout plateau. Whatever you do,...

8 Easy Strategies to Use Walking for Weight Loss

If you're trying to get in shape, you don't need to start off doing CrossFit or other types of intense...


Fitness Trends: 9 New Ways You’ll Work Out in 2017

Bored with your current workout? With a fresh take on some old favorites and some emerging technology, 2017 is the...


9 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start a New Running Workout

When you commit to a running program for the first time, you expect to break a sweat and lose some...


7 Butt Exercises to Tone Your Tush at Home

To get a firmer, tighter back side—don't sit on it, tone it!


Got Cabin Fever? You Need These 8 Rules for Exercising Outside all Winter Long

Baby, it's cold outside...so you better just stay inside, bundled up, and skip your workout right? Wrong! It is possible...


10 Surprising Things that Could Happen When You Start Doing Yoga

When you roll out your yoga mat for the first time, you probably expect to reduce stress and gain some...

7 Foam Roller Exercises Your Body Will Thank You for Doing

Foam roller exercises improve flexibility, provide mini massages, and can be an integral part of your fitness routine. These foam...


7 Signs You Need to Switch Up Your Workout

It's a good feeling when you get into the habit of consistently working out, but when you no longer feel...


How Bad Is It to Wear Makeup at the Gym?

Wipe off that mascara! According to experts, wearing makeup at the gym can be harmful to your skin today —...


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How to Freshen Up Post Workout When You Can’t Shower

You just finished a rigorous sweat session and showering isn't an option. We asked fitness instructors to share their best...


21 Training Tricks to Finish the Marathon on Your Bucket List

Even beginners can complete the ultimate running challenge.


7 Daily Exercises to Improve Your Balance

Think you need to be a yoga pro in order to balance on one foot? Think again. Practice these exercises...