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Work Out Twice as Fast with These 10 Compound Exercises

Compound exercises work multiple muscles or muscle groups in a relatively short period of time, making them an efficient addition to your workout routine.
Posted 4/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 70 comments   83,532 views
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10 Essential Core Exercises to Help You Tackle Everyday Activities

Having a strong core helps us maintain better posture and balance, and to live our everyday lives injury-free.
Posted 3/21/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 104 comments   132,669 views
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16 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core

The plank can be one of the most effective exercises we can do in helping us develop a stronger core so that we have better stability and posture.
Posted 1/22/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 64 comments   232,454 views
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10 Challenging Chair Exercises

You don't have to have a membership to a gym or own lots of home workout equipment to get fit.If you have a chair, you too can gain the health benefits of resistance training.
Posted 1/18/2018  11:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 111 comments   137,179 views
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6 Fun-Filled Hula Hoop Exercises for Better Fitness

Hula hoops have been around for years, but what was once a child's toy is now taking the fitness industry by storm as a fun way to get in some good exercise.
Posted 8/1/2017  12:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 124 comments   183,932 views
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5 Playground Exercises for Parents (and Kids at Heart)

You do not have to belong to a gym, nor do you have to own any fancy workout equipment to get fit and healthy. In fact your local park may just hold the key to getting you fit.
Posted 6/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 70 comments   61,942 views
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10 Full-Body Strength Exercises Every Beginner Needs to Know

Did you know that you can get an effective strength workout, right in the comfort of your own home? Creating a balanced routine is easier than you might think.
Posted 3/24/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 172 comments   211,673 views
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Steal These 10 Exercises from Your Kids

With a little imagination, you can turn your workout into child's play! Steal these 10 exercises from the kiddos and you'll barely notice as the calories melt away.
Posted 3/10/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 36 comments   30,565 views
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Start Strength Training After 60 With These Targeted Moves

We get it--all the weights and bulky muscles and machines can be intimidating. But weight training after 60 is essential and we've got the tips you need to get started today.
Posted 10/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 29 comments   144,696 views
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Ding, Dong! Turn Halloween Into a Calorie-Busting Workout

Fun-size Twix and pumpkin Reese's and bite-size Snickers, oh my! Avoid the scariest part of Halloween with this cute trick-or-treater-inspired workout.
Posted 10/21/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 39 comments   36,865 views
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8 Hardcore Core Workouts Every Level Will Love

Everyone has a favorite day--ours is abs day. Tough as it can be, working your core yields health benefits that go way beyond a six pack. Check out eight of our favorite workouts.
Posted 9/21/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 18 comments   69,442 views
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Optimize Your Performance with 9 Athlete-Inspired Moves

In just nine moves from Patricia Friberg, a health and fitness expert who has trained NBA and NFL athletes, you'll feel more balanced and stronger. Give it a try today.
Posted 8/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   33,218 views
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A 16-Minute Workout You'll Feel All Over Tomorrow Morning

Hit all your problem areas in just 16 minutes with this high-energy workout from YouTube star Jessica Smith--with a special appearance by Peanut the puppy!
Posted 7/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 34 comments   90,155 views
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Piloxing in Action: 8 Moves to Try at Home

Want to try PILOXING in the comfort of home? Here are 8 sample workouts, complete with pictures.
Posted 5/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 31 comments   56,271 views
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Ace Your Next Workout with a Deck of Cards

Using a deck of cards in your workout routine provides endless options and--best of all--you choose your own level of difficulty!
Posted 10/20/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 46 comments   78,838 views
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