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Sunday, October 20, 2019
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Ask the trainer: “What are the best abdominal exercises to do at home?”

—Jessica, Alberta, CanadaFirst, let’s talk about what we mean when we say “abdominals.” Abdominal muscles include the rectus abdominis, the transverse abdominis, and the oblique muscles. This group of muscles is commonly referred to...
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FitnessU: Ramped-up indoor cardio to get your heart pumping (Part 2)

Those of you in cold weather climates may be starting to thaw out now, and the rest of you may be well on your way to enjoying spring. But no matter the weather, all...
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Workout reboot: Use active rest to revamp your routine

Rate this article and enter to winYou know the sense of determination you get when you want to accomplish a fitness goal? That eye-on-the-prize, can’t-take-a-day-off motivation? While it can feel great to be so...
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Ask the trainer: “How often should I be working out?”

—Darla, San Diego, CaliforniaThe frequency in which you should be working out depends on what your goals are. For many people, general health and wellness are their main reasons for exercising. For teens, the...
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FitnessU: Indoor cardio for any fitness level, any space, and any time (Part 1)

Rate this article and enter to winFor all of us in the western hemisphere, it’s winter. For some of us, that means cold. With most of our holidays behind us and a new semester...
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FitnessU: Kick It By Eliza™

Seven jabs and one back kickStart with your left foot in front, right foot in back, toes pointing forward, and hands by your face. With a slight bend in your knees, extend your left...
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Ask the trainer: “How do you stay motivated to work out?”

—Rachael, Laramie, WyomingOnce you get over the initial ugh, starting a workout program can be pretty exciting—and the motivation tends to come more easily in the beginning. But as time goes on, finding the...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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FitnessU: Glute-busting moves to build your backside

Rate this article and enter to winVideo content by Roger Allcroft, Certified Personal TrainerInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in...
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FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

Rate this article and enter to winPlaying cards=poker night, amirite? Not so fast. The same suits that boost your bragging rights can boost your fitness, too. Enter the Deck-of-Cards workout—a customizable game to get...