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|6 Exercises You Should Be Doing, But Aren't
Posted @ 6:00am ET on June 17, 2013
Blog: FITNESS AND FUEL
By Fitness Experts Whitney and Byron
Squats The squat is the cornerstone of any strength workout. It develops strength in the quads, glutes, lower back and abdominals. In fact, it's been documented that squats activate over 200 muscles in the body. When doing squats, always emphasize ...
|Exercise Spotlight: Deadlift with Dumbbells
Posted @ 7:00am ET on June 13, 2013
Blog: The Skinny on Exercise
Deadlift with Dumbbells The deadlift is a resistance training exercise that primarily targets the erector spinae, or the lower back. In addition to strengthening the lower back, the deadlift with dumbbells exercise will also work the gluteal (butt) ...
|10 Ways To Keep Kids Active
Posted @ 6:00am ET on June 10, 2013
Blog: Diet Write
Special for Diet.com by Dr. Michele Borba Author of No More Misbehavin' Memo to Mom: Summer IS Here... While summer is an exciting time for most children, it's also a time that many of them gain weight. In the summer our body wants to sit in a chair ...
|Exercise Spotlight: The Bridge
Posted @ 7:00am ET on June 6, 2013
Blog: The Skinny on Exercise
The Bridge The bridge is a strength training exercise that primarily targets the gluteus (butt) muscles, specifically the gluteus maximus. In addition to isolating the butt muscles, the bridge exercise strengthens the hamstrings, abdominals, and lower ...
|The Top 10 Workout Songs for June 2013
Posted @ 6:00am ET on June 6, 2013
Blog: Run Hundred: Workout Music & Running Songs
By Chris Lawhorn
With summer approaching, the mood - both on the radio and in the gym - has changed. While winter brought with it an eclectic bunch of workout tracks, this new batch is all about fun. As evidence, consider David Guetta's latest ("Play Hard"), Fergie's ...
|Best Total Body Exercise - Rope Climb!
Posted @ 8:00am ET on June 5, 2013
Blog: Fitness On The Run
Rope climbing is great for overall strength because it works everything! Gymnasts have been doing rope climbs for decades as a conditioning exercise for grip strengthening, core, lats, biceps, and more! This is probably why you see the trend in fitness ...
|Get Thinner Thighs with Inner Thigh Exercises!
Posted @ 7:00am ET on June 3, 2013
Blog: Celebrities and Diet
By Diet Diva
Slim down your thighs for summer! One of the hardest trouble zones to slim down are your inner thighs. People - women especially - want to know how to tone this area for bikini season. Wearing a bathing suit is a daunting task and nothing says "fit" ...
|Seconds Count in Exercise!
Posted @ 9:00am ET on June 2, 2013
Blog: Diet Talk from the Doc
You want to get fit but you are turned off by the thought of spending long hours at the gym. Have we got great news for you! Research published in the American Journal of Physiology says engaging in brief bouts of high-intensity exercise is good for ...
|Yoga For Weight Loss: Core Conditioning
Posted @ 8:00am ET on June 1, 2013
Blog: Yoga For Weight Loss
By Katherine Roberts
Core conditioning refers to the abdominals, muscles of the back and glutes or butt muscles. Having a strong core is essential for everyday life as your core muscles help you maintain a healthy back. This series focuses on the abdominals and back muscles, ...