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Foam Rollers: They Hurt So Good

Foam rollers are an excellent tool for a group fitness class or personal training session, especially for muscle (myofascial) release. In essence, a foam roller can be used for self-massage, using your own body weight. You don’t know how to use the foam roller?! No worries – there’s an app for that!

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Working Obliques: Right and Wrong Way

Want a simple tip to make your oblique ab exercises more effective? No, not the option where you pay someone else to do your workout for you. Our quick trick lets you know right away whether you are cranking from the neck or shoulders or rotating from the core. All you have to do is ….

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Rotating Side Plank: Abs Away

Rotating side planks are a great way to get your abs looking fabulous, especially if you just had a baby (by “just” we mean “over a year, so the weight should have come off”). Two versions are demonstrated here, and if you try these exercises, you will be …

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Reverse Ab Curls – Wrong and Right Way

Reverse ab curls look easy, yet are rarely done correctly to get full strength benefits. Learn a few quick workout tips to do this popular abs exercise effectively! Do you know the subtle distinctions between the Wrong and Right Way to perform Reverse Curls? You soon will!

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Easter Workout

Do you want a quick and easy way to get in some exercise this holiday weekend? Are you pressed for time? Good news: We have a full-body, quick workout for you that requires no…

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3 Advanced Plank Exercises

Are you ready to try a few advanced plank exercises? Well, ready or not, here we come with a demonstration that’s Ollie Ollie Oxen Free Free Free…of suffering. Actually, you’ll suffer. But in a good way. Our planks don’t tank because they rank, And get your butt down, because…

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Planks: Beginning to Intermediate

True planks don’t sag, sink, or pike. Fake planks are a scary remodeling material. Here you get to remodel your midsection with 4 versions of this trendy core move that progress from Beginning to Intermediate. Once you challenge your abs with planks, 30 seconds will seem like …

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Kneeling Core Move: Ab-Fab-ulous!

Want an exercise to strengthen your abs and core? Try our Kneeling Core Move that has you upright from the knees up, circling right and left, and working out right, not wrong. All right? Ready for an unusual approach that has your core vertical, just the way you use your abs when you ….

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Easy Way to Find Your Abs

Have you ever wondered if you’re doing your ab exercises wrong or right? Before you start any abdominal exercise, there’s one thing you should do to be sure you’re going to end up with a sexy, strong core, not a bulging pooch. That one tip is…

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“Rotating Abs” Exercise = Stronger Core

A reader reports: “I tried the core assessment move in your post, ‘Do You Really Have Core Strength?’ and flopped like a fish. Now that I’m confirmed as a fish with a weak core, do you have a post or video as to what I do next? Give up and eat mud pie?” What new option do we provide so our hardworking reader does not consider herself an alba–core? Ha ha. Get it? Yes, she can actually strengthen her abs and join us on dry land.

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