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[12 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

(Always remember to warm up for a few minutes before you start, and don’t forget the cool down at the end.)
• Cycle or run at high intensity for one minute. Follow this with three minutes of lighter cycling or running. Repeat this cycle ten times for a 40-minute workout.
• If you are walking outside, walk as fast as you can for one block, then an easier pace for two blocks.
• If you are on the elliptical machine, increase your speed and/or incline for the first minute of a song, and slow down on …

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[23 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Seated Curl Extension Machine
Exercise: Bicep Barbell Preacher Curl
Instructions:
1. Adjust the machine so the seat is comfortable and you can reach the bar easily. Set the weight to accommodate your current fitness level. Start light and gradually increase the resistance as you grow stronger.
2. Reach down and grasp the handle bar with an underhand grip, palms facing up. Press the back of your arms firmly against the arm pad and extend your elbows without locking them.
3. Tighten your abdominal muscles and straighten your back. Slowly lift the bar up towards …

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[23 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Even if you only have 20 minutes to spend at the gym, interval training can give you more benefit in less time.

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[2 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

This exercise targets glutes and hamstrings
• Lie back, knees bent, feet on the floor hip-width apart, arms extended at sides with palms facing down.

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[2 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

There is a lot of information out there on the importance of stretching when working out. The benefits are plentiful such as increased flexibility, reducing post workout soreness and reducing stress, to name a few.

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[2 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

I am sure by now most of you have heard of Zumba. Zumba is a cardio dance fitness that is a  Latin Inspired workout that has swept the nation. If you are ready to Party your way to a heathier, happier, slimmer you then get ready to Zumba. You don’t have to have any dance expirience or even be a great dancer to get the benifits from just one Zumba class can offer. If you like move and groove then the contagious dance steps that are used to form this …

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[2 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Piloxing is a brand new workout that has taken Hollywood by storm. Celebreties such as Hillary and Haley Duff, Alexis Bledel, and Vanessa Hudgens all LOVE and endorse Piloxing.
Piloxing combines Boxing, Pilates and Dance to from a unique cardio workout combining all the power moves of boxing for that intense cardio to burn calories, however it incorporates lots of pilates movements into it as well to help tone and strengthen! 1/2 lb gloves are worn on each hand also to really help tone! Piloxing is the creation of Swedish sweetheart …

Abs, Exercise, Fitness Tips »

[8 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

If you want to know how to get six pack abs, you have to learn the basics of losing body fat and strengthening your core abdominal muscles. Although this equation sounds simple, it is actually more challenging that it seems. It takes time, patience, and dedication to get a six pack but all your efforts will be eventually rewarded. Regular exercise and a healthy diet are the only things you will need to get muscular and toned abdominal muscles in no time. Here are some tips that can help you …

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[7 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

In reality, workouts aren’t classified based on gender. However, there are some exercises that have more appeal to a certain gender. For instance, many women want to try different ab workouts for women. Women tend to get bored easily with workouts so ab workouts for women need to vary and be as mobile as possible. While this isn’t true for all women, most women like exercises inclined to dancing and stretching. They like movements that bring out their gracefulness even when they’re under pressure. It’s possible to come up with …

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[6 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

No matter how small your daily calorie intake is, you will never get a great six-pack without performing effective ab workouts for men. By pushing your abdominal muscles to their limits, you can turn that fat belly into a great-looking set of abs. With a combination of effective weight training exercises, fat-burning workout routines, and a proper diet, you will surely get the sexier body you have always wanted in no time.
Twist and crunch
To perform the twist and crunch, you have to place an exercise mat on the floor and …