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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Here’s How and Why You Need to Engage Your Core

Core engagement is more than just ab workouts. Learn how to engage your core through contraction and controlling your pelvis for strength.

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4 Simple Back Exercises You Can Do at Home

Improve your muscle balance, strengthen your core, and avoid poor posture with these expert-approved back exercises that can...


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5 Chest Exercises You Can Do at Home

Strengthen your chest (and improve your posture) with these at-home exercises that target your chest, shoulders, and even your...


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5 Shoulder Exercises You Can Do at Home

Strengthen the deltoids and surrounding muscles by doing these shoulder exercises at home. They can help prevent injury to...


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9 Best Pilates Chairs for Home Workouts

Reap the benefits of Pilates at home with these expert-approved Pilates chairs. You'll save space while sculpting a stronger...

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Here’s How to Get the Sweat Smell Out of Workout Clothes

Sweaty, soiled workout gear can start to stink if you don't wash it correctly. Try these tips to get the...


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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat the Right Way

Disinfecting and cleaning your yoga mat regularly can prevent viruses, bacteria, and other germs from lingering, and it may...


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8 Best Pilates Reformers for Your Home

Enjoy the benefits of Pilates without going into a studio with these expert-recommended Pilates reformer machines for your home.


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5 Dynamic Stretches to Enhance Your Power and Strength

Dynamic stretching is the perfect way to warm up before your next workout. Here's what it is, why you...


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How Bad Is It to Re-Wear Sweaty Workout Clothes?

Thinking about reusing your sweaty gym clothes? Think again. You may be setting yourself up for skin infections, acne...


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4 Quad Stretches Everyone Should Know

When your legs are feeling tight, use these quad stretches to help loosen them up.


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What It Means if You Have Hip Pain When Running

That sore hip could be a strain, tear, or something else. Here's the scoop on possible causes, treatments, and prevention...


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What Is Plant-Based Activewear? Everything You Need to Know About Vegan Clothing

Plant-based activewear is ethical, sustainable, and can suit any type of athlete. Learn all about vegan clothing for exercise.

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12 High-Waisted Leggings that Make You Look and Feel Great

A pair of high-waisted leggings can flatter any shape with compression, tummy control, and coverage.


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Monster Walk: Why This Exercise Works and How to Do It—Safely

Activate your hip abductors with simple and safe resistance band workouts, or monster walk exercises, to build strength and prevent...


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Do the Duck Walk—Here’s How to Add This Exercise to Your Workout

Develop strength and flexibility from performing a deep squat by adding a duck walk to your workout routine. Here's...


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Here’s How to Do the Farmer’s Walk—Safely

Use the farmer's walk—or farmer's carry—to torch your lower body, core, and grip strength while also enjoying a burst of...


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How to Do the Crab Walk Exercise for a Full-Body Workout

Crab walk exercises can strengthen and tone your core, arms, and legs. Here's how to do them correctly.


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8 Peloton-Compatible Cycling Shoes You Can Buy on Amazon

Need Peloton shoes? You're not alone—these exercise bikes are popular. While you can buy specific Peloton bike shoes, these...


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8 Best Bike Shorts for Women

Learn what to look for when shopping for bike shorts, then follow this guide to choose the perfect pair for...


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5 Stretches and Exercises for Shoulder Pain

Exercises that prevent shoulder pain help safeguard the stability and mobility of this highly complex joint.

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9 Types of At-Home Smart Gym Equipment Trainers Love

It seems like the smart gym home equipment just keeps coming. Here are some options to consider, including  Mirror, FightCamp,...


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I Love These 90 Degree by Reflex Leggings So Much I Bought 3 Pairs

These 90 Degree by Reflex leggings became my go-to gear for work, exercise, and going out. At less than $30...


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How to Build Muscle: Tips for Getting Stronger

As a certified personal trainer, I know that muscles are made both in and out of the gym. Here's what...


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Jumping Rope vs Running: Which Is Better for Exercise?

Here's how the two cardio powerhouses measure up—and how to choose which one to incorporate into your routine.


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How to Get Stronger Arms With These 5 Easy Moves

Try these upper body exercises, from push-ups to dumbbell bicep curls, to strengthen your arms and safeguard your health.


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7 Best Cardio Workouts You Can Do at Home

Winter weather and the pandemic have put a damper on cardio workouts outside the home, but that doesn't mean you...