Ding dongs should not be wielding kettlebells. Only professionals need apply. And crazy Russians. Are kettelbells naughty or nice or just too loaded with spice? Like any piece of equipment, kettlebells are as good as the person using them or leading others in their use. So love your qualified trainer! And check credentials. Someone put the kettle on!
“Dear Abby: My abs are so flabby. Please be gabby and grabby me some good advice before I get crabby. I want to be fabby throughout my abbies.” Yes, we at Fun and Fit get all sorts of requests. This week’s question is a clever disguise for wanting spot reducing, but we spotted that and have the decoded message. That’s what you get from the witty Dear Abby and Ann Landers of the fitness advice world! Click the title to read more.
Lose weight. Burn fat. Get 6-pack abs. These are the inalienable rights of the exerciser. Or the top three goals of most active adults. And the foundation of a billion dollar industry. So get in on the packed action and check out the moves we suggest for cashing in your 12-pack for a 6-pack.
Our National Obsession – Having Fab-u-lous Abs! Come on! It’s our workout right! So what are THE BEST ab exercises to do? Yikes – another question to address while guessing at the goal. Best for function? Looks? Ease of execution? Best for using as many of the Abs muscles as possible? Ready for a belly poke and some hot advice for a 3-, 6-. or 12-pack?
There seem to be at least two Alexandras in Santa Barbara, and one of them wants to add some weight-training so she can drop that elusive last five pounds. And the other Alexandra? Meh! Not so much. She thinks a good exfoliant and scrub will slough it off. Women. Weights. Wow!
Women and Weights? Do they go together? Is it a myth or fact that women can get huge muscles from weight-training? Does just being in the same room with bars and plates turn women into bodybuilders? And is a tiny swimsuit the best outfit for weight-training?
Work in 10,000 extra squats per year without noticing using Dr Len Kravitz’s Stand-Sit-Stand method shown in this 32 second Fun and Fit video interview from the IDEA Convention.
How fabulous are you if you have a fantastically large number of shoes, yet an embarrassingly small amount of upper-body strength? If your upper-body workout consists of swiping your credit card through the machine and raising martini glasses, it’s time for a heart-to-heart about triceps, biceps, shoulders, chest, back and abs. Grab a drill and let’s start an upper-body overhaul!
Ready to wave bye-bye to flapping triceps? Or to 1920s flappers? And we’re not just flappin’ our jaws here people. You can get rid of that underarm overachievement that keeps going when you want to stop… but only if you follow Fun and Fit’s advice. Velcro is not enough.
Sharon wants to be Posture Perfect. Instead she’s Slouchy Sharon. What exercises can she do that will help her become a Super-Straight-Stander-Upper? Does she really have to be poked between the shoulder blades in order to retract? Will too many upper-back exercises make her retreat? Read more to learn about frontal real estate!