Exercise at Home

Workout Exercise Guide: 10 Workout Secrets From the Pros

  Getting and staying fit can be a challenge. For many of us, it’s hard just to get up off the couch. So what’s the secret of people who have managed to make exercise a way of life? 1. Be Consistent Chase Squires is the first to admit that he’s no fitness expert. But he is a guy who used to weigh 205 pounds, more than was healthy for his 5’4″ frame. “In my vacation pictures in 2002, I looked…

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The One-Minute Full-Body Workout

No time for a full workout today? No sweat. If you can find just one free minute, then you can do this easy workout from fitness expert Keli Roberts. You’ll hit all the major muscle groups and—if you really push—get a cardio surge as well. Do the moves one right after the other with no resting in between. Your goal is to fit in a set in just 60 seconds, though it’ll probably take a little longer at first. (Beginners,…

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Exercise Tips: Weight Plate Exercises For A Total-Body Workout

How often do you get to the gym only to find that the dumbbells and barbells are all taken? It’s often the case during peak periods, but they’re busy for a reason – for many, it’s the only time they can train, and a lack of training equipment can quickly derail a session. That’s why the experts at our sister brand Men’s Fitness put together this one-kit workout, to help you ensure you’ll never be left twiddling your thumbs again.…

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Exercise of Physical Fitness: How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

Maybe it’s that if you’re regularly working out, you’re simply too tired to care. But that’s probably not the case. Research shows that, if anything, physical activity boosts short-term brain function and heightens awareness. And even on days they don’t train — which rules out fatigue as a factor — those who habitually push their bodies tend to confront daily stressors with a stoic demeanor. While the traditional benefits of vigorous exercise — like prevention and treatment of diabetes, heart…

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Gym Fitness Exercise: Take Control of Your Fitness

Having been an avid exerciser for 48 years now, there’s no doubt in my mind that a comprehensive fitness routine is essential for optimal health. Fitness is a continuous journey though. You never really reach the end of the road — until you’re dead, that is. The featured video is one I update each year for our Anniversary celebration week, as my views and recommendations are constantly evolving in this area. It’s important to take stock of where you are,…

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How To Build The Best Ab Workout Routine

Everybody wants that rock-hard six-pack, but not everyone knows how to get it. Is your ab routine giving you the results you need? Or do you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels most days? If the routine you’re using isn’t well-rounded and all-inclusive — taking into account a good, healthy diet, the correct amount of sleep each night, as well as the right exercises performed in the right way, you may be getting less bang for your workout buck…

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3 Quick HIIT Workouts for Beginners

Just because you’re new to fitness doesn’t mean high-intensity interval training isn’t for you. Otherwise known as HIIT, these fast-paced workouts have been shown to torch tons of calories in a short amount of time — so you don’t need to spend hours in the gym. This type of training will have you alternating between periods of maximum effort (think: 20 seconds of jumping jacks) and short recovery. If you’re just getting into fitness — or starting over after an injury — …

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Toning Exercises for Women: Complete Workout Plan for Beginners

Toning exercises help tighten, strengthen and elongate your muscles, which results in a more attractive body shape, no matter what your size or weight. However, if you want to lose weight, you’ll need to add some cardio to this routine. Walking for 30 minutes a day three to five days a week paired with the exercise routine below and a healthy diet will get your body in shape in no time. I’ve used this system for the past six months…

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The Best Home Exercise Equipment And Fitness Tools

Putting together a home gym can get expensive. Of course, everyone would like to have a fully outfitted space with all of the latest equipment. Limited funds and space make that impossible for most, forcing you to narrow down your options. As you pick and choose what equipment to buy to start your collection, here are the top 10 pieces of home fitness equipment that we recommend: Treadmill Running, or even walking, is one of the best full body workouts…

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Best Ways to Exercise at Home

Whether you’re allergic to the gym, want to save money or crave convenience, exercising at home is an easy choice to make. What’s more difficult is figuring out what to do. How do you set up an effective home workout? What do you do if you don’t have much equipment or space? The following series takes you through a variety of choices for exercising at home, whether you have nothing but your own body and a pair of shoes or…

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