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Beach-Ready Body Workout

Beach-Ready Body Workout

- - Workouts

Summer is on the way, which means fewer clothes! That's why now, more than ever, you probably want to be in the best shape you can possibly be. Well, we're here to help you do just that with a fresh new workout to get you ready for the big Summer...

Worst Condiments for Fat-Loss & Health

The Worst Condiments for Fat Loss and Health

- - Nutrition

Condiments are one of those little things you don't think about until they're gone... then you really notice the difference. The golden rule of condiments is that they should enhance the flavor, not make or break the meal. Often the key isn't to get rid of your favorite condiments, but...

19 Killer Push-up Variations

19 Killer Push-up Variations

- - Strength Training

The humble push-up doesn't get enough love; it's a great upper-body and core exercise, doesn't need any equipment, and you can do it practically anywhere. Okay, we admit it: the regular pushup isn't exactly the most exciting exercise you can do - if your workout was a meal, push-ups would...

Daily Workout Plan: Lean, Toned & Sexy

Daily Workout Plan: Lean, Toned & Sexy

- - Workouts

If you've been following our workouts, you'll know that we've given you a ton of different workouts for physique sculpting sexiness, but one thing we've haven't done yet is put them all together into a workout plan which makes them easy to follow - cue dramatic music... until now! Finally, we've...

Sandbag Training 101

How to Get Stronger with Sandbag Training

- - Strength Training

If you're ready to add a challenge to your workouts, or you simply want to spice things up a bit, then sandbag training is a great way to do just that. Yes, sandbags. Sandbags have been used in strength training for hundreds of years (maybe even thousands: think Roman gladiators),...

Push-Up Progression

Easy Push-Up Progression: Go From 0 to 45 Push-Ups

- - Strength Training

The humble push-up may not be the most glamorous exercise, but it's still one of the best body-weight exercises you can do - it will work your chest, shoulders, triceps, biceps and core. But if haven't developed your upper-body strength yet, doing just a single traditional push-up can be tough,...

Beautiful Back Workout

Beautiful Back Workout

- - Workouts

Your back is comprised of a number of different muscles which, together, form the biggest muscle group of your upper-body, and the second-biggest muscle group in your body. So it's surprising that, for many people, it's also one of the least trained muscle groups. Apart from being one of the most...

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Strong and Sexy Arms and Shoulders Workout

- - Workouts

You've got to work your upper body as well as your lower body if you want to prevent muscle asymmetry and improve your performance in just about every activity. By working on your upper body you can also add symmetry to your physique - for example, say you've got your...

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipe Round Up

- - Recipes

We know everyone has different tastes, but sometimes we wonder: "How could anyone not love the deliciousness that is the sweet potato?" If you're not a fan of the sweet potato, that's okay we still got love for ya. Either way, there are some pretty good reasons why you want...

Combo-workout #1

10 Minute Combo-Workout

- - Workouts

Running is a great way to build endurance and stamina, but what about muscle? By the same token, you can build good muscle with strength training, but what about your endurance? You've got to both if you want to be fit, strong and healthy! And, because we're all pretty busy...

Tabata Workout #1

Burn Fat in 4 Minutes: Tabata Workout #1

- - Workouts

Life is busy. Most of us don't have a lot of time to spare, and some days it can be hard to fit in your workout. But we've got you covered: now you can get an awesome workout done in just 4 minutes - that's less time than most commercial...

16 Awesome Yoga Moves

16 Awesome Yoga Poses

- - Yoga

Yoga has been around for a long time. No one really knows how long, but some people say the practice originated in India around 5,000 years ago. That's quite a history! It's just one of those things that survived the test of time, and it looks like this is set...

7 Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Workout

7 Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Workout

- - Fitness

1. Use an App One of the easiest ways to make your workouts more interesting is to grab an app. It sounds simple and it is! There are a ton of apps available for you to choose from to help you: monitor your progress, motivate you and even give you workouts...

12 Awesome Plank Variations

12 Awesome Plank Variations

- - Strength Training

The plank: it's simple and effective, and if you're not using it in your workouts already, then you should start - it's one of the best core exercises you'll do. So if you're looking for washboard abs, forget about crunches, the plank is where it's at! And of course, you...

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Beginners Guide to Eating Clean

- - Nutrition

Even if you're brand new to fitness and working out, you've probably seen or heard someone talking about eating clean, and secretly (or not so secretly) wondered what the heck they were talking about. Clean eating? Isn't that just when you wash your fruit and veggies really well before you...

How to run a faster mile

How to Run a Faster Mile

- - Cardio

Ah, the sweet mile: 1.609,35 meters of cardio goodness. Good on its' own, or the perfect distance to accompany weight training as a warm-up or cool-down. I love the mile - short and sweet - and frankly, after a mile or so that's when I start wanting to lift something...

double-pyramid-crossfit-workout

Double Pyramid Crossfit Workout

- - Workouts

We've got a killer workout for you today: 420 reps of crossfit-style goodness! This is a pyramid and reverse pyramid (the combination of the two is also known as a triangle pyramid) workout. What the heck does that mean? It simply means you work your way up to the top...

How to eat healthy on a budget

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

- - Nutrition

Eating healthy and sticking to your budget isn't always easy. In this day and age, junk food is easily available, flavor-enhanced and relatively cheap - no surprise then, that nutritional surveys show that people are eating less fruit and vegetables than just a decade ago. Is Healthy More Expensive? But is eating...

Muffin-top melting workout

Muffin Top Melting Workout

- - Workouts

Summer is just around the corner, or is that wishful thinking? Spring will be here soon, and that means transitioning away from the winter clothes, those winter clothes that are hiding the proof of just how much you enjoyed the winter months. A muffin top is not a sight you...

Why women should lift weights and how to start

Why Women Should Lift Weights (Includes Workout)

- - Strength Training

If you've never been into the weight section of the gym, or ever lifted a barbell, then believe it or not: you're missing out! While it's true that cardio helps you burn fat, it's resistance training which, along with burning fat, allows you to sculp a lean, toned, sexy physique. The...

6 essential workout supplements

8 Essential Workout Supplements

- - Nutrition

It's true: most of the nutrients your body needs to fuel your workouts, recover and repair - to really build your best physique - should come directly from your diet. In other words, from the delicious, nutrient-dense, whole foods that you eat every day. But even though this is true, times...

6 Simple Steps to Become a Morning Workout Person

- - Fitness

Wouldn't it be great if you could spring out of bed with a smile, straight into your workout gear (defying the laws of gravity somehow), gliding past three gulps of a cup of coffee and effortlessly out the door and into your workout? But if you're not a 'morning person'...