Chances are you already know all about the benefits of foam rolling for your workouts. But if you just use a foam roller to rehab injured muscles, you’re not getting the most out of it. The foam roller may be one of the best training tools at your disposal. When you know how to foam roll
You’ve heard about symmetry before: It’s a mathematical principle that denotes exact equality on two sides. Some elementary school teacher probably taught you about all of this years ago, and you likely haven’t thought about symmetry since. But you should, and especially when it comes to running, because an asymmetrical body could be the culprit
We’ve all had those days — endless meetings, back-to-back clients, overloaded schedules. But several shorter workouts done throughout the day can be as effective healthwise as one long session, so bust out this programme when you have five minutes to spare. Do two to three minutes of dynamic stretching, then perform each of these multi-joint
If you’re trying to get a smaller waistline and bigger hips… then this post is for you! The following workout routine is designed to target your core and tighten it up all the way around. Lending to a smaller belly and shrunken waist naturally — leave the corsets alone! These 4 moves will also help
Complexes are an effective way to train, since they boast all the benefits of traditional strength training with the added perks of cardiovascular conditioning and fat loss. Because you flow the movements by using the same weight throughout each one, complexes boost muscular endurance, which means you’re training muscles to repeatedly exert force against resistance.
It turns out, however, that endless hours spent slouched over a stationary bike or leaning over the stepper are not only terribly boring, but also not the best way to lean out, tone up and look sexy. Total energy expenditure (a.k.a. how many calories you burn) can be increased with short bouts of anaerobic exercise.
Every day for two weeks, you'll do either a forearm plank or a glute bridge hold for a set amount of time. You switch moves from day to day, adding 5 seconds to your total hold time every other day. You start the challenge with 30-second holds, and by the end of the two weeks
Strength training is key to sculpting gorgeous, lean muscles and majorly boosting your metabolism for long-lasting results. We know weights can be a little intimidating, but we’re here to show you that amazing results don’t require a ton of equipment or a weight room — all you need is a pair of dumbbells. Today, we’re
We have a warning for you before you embark on this workout. It’s, er, a bit challenging. The good news, though, is that the reason it’s so hard is also the reason it’s so effective. Instead of using a sequence of exercises that target different muscle groups, this workout involves doing pairs of exercises that
Even the fittest women get sensitive about the annoying bulge that peeks out of the sides of a bra, through the sleeve of a tank top, or over the neckline of a strapless dress. But if you want to feel more confident in any armpit-bearing outfit, perform the exercises below, to tighten up your chest