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Great Exercises To Tone and Tighten Your Butt
Great Exercises To Tone and Tighten Your Butt

A question I am frequently asked by females is, "What is the best exercise I can do for my butt?" In my opinion, there is nothing better you can do for your butt than lunges. They target your glutes, hamstrings and quads, and can easily be modified for beginners to advanced exercisers. If lunges are new for you, beg...

3 Great Weight Loss Exercises
3 Great Weight Loss Exercises

Its a given that effective weight loss is much more then simply going on a diet. To really lose weight and (hopefully) keep that weight off, you need to add exercise to the equation. For Most people, weight loss exercise means aerobics running, jogging, kick boxing or some other type of routine where you get your heart...

Planning An Exercise Program
Planning An Exercise Program

When designing an aerobic or strength training exercise program, fitness professionals, such as personal trainers and gym instructors, invariably use the F.I.T.T. principle as their starting point. The good news is that with a little bit of knowledge anyone can use this principle in designing an exercise program that w...

Top 10 Most Outrageous Exercises I've Ever Seen
Top 10 Most Outrageous Exercises I've Ever Seen

In the course of my experience working and training in gyms, Ive seen people doing some incredibly "interesting" exercises. Unfortunately, its usually because these people have not been properly instructed in exercise technique. Here are some of the top winners. Remember, these are actual exercises that Ive seen peo...

Workouts That Travel
Workouts That Travel

A vacation can do wonders for reducing stress levels, but it can derail a healthy fitness regimen. Even some of the most die-hard exercisers find it difficult to stick with a workout program when away from home. Sure, many have good intentions. They may even pack their workout attire. Unfortunately, their gear never ma...

Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet and Exercise In the Office
Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet and Exercise In the Office

Many women's lifestyle magazines frustrate us by providing exercise regimens for work and then adding: You can do this exercise in your office! What about those of us who work in a cube or other small space (with no floor space for Pilates-style stretches) that is not very private (do you really want your boss to...