In your quest for a toned tummy, the situp isn’t your only option—there are plenty of moves you can do in the comfort of your living room that require no gear—just a little creativity. We asked Tracey Mallett, ACE and AFAA certified personal trainer and Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute expert, and Kristin Anderson celebrity fitness trainer and founder of MyDailyTrainer.com , for unique ways to mix up a mundane core routine. They suggested the following moves, adapted from popular gym classes, martial arts—even burlesque.
Hi BodyRockers, The Bridge Pose is another posture that has a lot of benefits. Besides giving your chest, neck and spine a great stretch, the Bridge also has been known to calm the brain, help reduce stress levels and mild depression. It is also said to help reduce feelings of anxiety, fatigue, headache and insomnia. It’s a great posture to learn and practice, and because it is a bit out of the ordinary, it can add some fun to your ordinary stretching routine.
This at-home total-body workout, which gives your abs some extra love without damaging your bottom line. All you need is a Pilates ball. Do the following sequence two or three times a week. Starting with the first move, do eight to 10 reps of each exercise with little to no rest between exercises. The best part? With this easy printable list, you can get your fitness expert-certified sweat on for free.
Suffering from PMS? Don’t let that stop you from moving! The right exercises can actually help alleviate period pain. We asked the experts to give us the 10 best moves for that time of the month: The Cat/Cow
I found this in Runner’s World June issue. These are the 3 rules that should never be broken by runners. GO TO SLEEP. Athletes who get ten hours of zzz’s per night perform better than those who sleep less. “An extra hour or two of sleep a night a few weeks before a big event can make a big difference,” says Napa Valley Marathon winner Peter Gilmore. EAT GOOD FOOD .
Imagine if you would for a moment your weight loss problems gone forever. What would your life be like? What kinds of things would you be able to do as a result? If you were not overweight you might discover what sitting comfortably in a movie theater chair might feel like, or what it would be like to take a long walk with your grandchildren or enjoy the excitement of participating again in your favorite sport. Even your daily routine of toileting, showering and simply getting dressed would be greatly improved.
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This fantastic list of the 50 Best Ways to Lose Stomach Fat Fast includes all the tips you need to lose that belly fat that’s been bugging you for months or even years. According to statistics, 90% of adults in the US are not happy with their abdominal muscle tone and they would gladly have a flatter stomach or lose that stomach fat altogether. Not only is belly fat unflattering, but it has been scientifically linked to many health problems, such as bloating , heartburn, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and many others (and you thought having a muffin top was the worst part!). The good news is losing stomach fat and getting a flat tummy or even getting those fabulous six pack abs are not as difficult as many people think.
How to Lose Love Handles Fast: this is something the majority of women would love to know. «Love handles» is such a misnomer, the phrase doesn’t adequately describe that extra padding of flesh around your hips. There are lots of reasons women seek to figure out how to lose love handles fast. They create unsightly bulges, they make it hard for your clothing to fit properly, and they can really mess with your self esteem. The good news is that you can get rid of them pretty easily, as long as you’re willing to put in the effort.
by Alex Stewart Sep 09, 2009 Six pack, eight pack (genetic freaks), washboard, whatever you want to call it, your core is the centerpiece for any muscular physique. It is the eye catcher for the opposite sex. A muscular and well defined core shows both strength and health. Both guys and gals strive to have a strong, toned midsection, but very few of them ever achieve getting one.
Crunches are not enough: These six moves -- three that strengthen your insides, three that target your outer abs -- keep you looking and feeling beautifully balanced. What It Does Helps you use your abs in concert (unlike crunches, which isolate one muscle group) How to Do It Lie on your back with your arms in the shape of a T and legs lifted so they're perpendicular to the floor. Shift hips a few inches to the left, then exhale and drop both legs slowly to the right, stopping before they touch the floor. Hold for a deep breath, exhale, and return to the starting position. Repeat on the other side.
Hi BodyRockers, This is our last night in our hotel :) We got the keys to our new house today, and tomorrow morning we will move in, which means that we will do a house tour as part of tomorrows post so check back for that if you guys are curious about what our new place looks like. Some of you guys have been following for so long that you have toured almost every house that we have lived in since starting BodyRock.
Hi BodyRockers, Zuzana and I wanted to thank you guys for all of the well wishes on the last post :) We are working hard to make this little community of BodyRockers even better. Our Developers are in the middle stages of building fantastic new community features that will take our BodyRockers section of the site to a whole new level. If you are interested in blogging and sharing your stories, photos, recipes and workouts you will soon have a place to do that here for free. Each BodyRocker will have the opportunity to have a profile and log in to record their reps, scores or whatever else they like :) All of this plus other cool features are on the way soon.