Subscribe to me on YouTube

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 ….

Read full story Comments { 30 }

Dizzy from Breath-Holding During Workouts?

It is not a good idea to hold your breath while exercising. However, it’s not that easy to remember to inhale and exhale. Some of the helpful tricks to help you break this habit and get into good breathing habits are…

Read full story Comments { 22 }

Wrong & Right Way: StairClimber and Treadmill

Did you know there was a wrong and right way to hit the treadmill and stairclimber? One look around the cardio equipment area of a gym and you’ll see all kinds of crazy, painful form. The three most common mistakes we’ve seen year after year are …

Read full story Comments { 11 }
Nominate Alexandra Williams for a social media award in the Shorty Awards!

3 Tips for Preventing Shin Splints

Do you want to prevent shin splints? Of course you do! Whether you are a runner, walker, or simply someone who gives too much love to your calf muscles and neglects your lonely shin muscles, it’s easy to prevent pain. And it’s actually quite easy if you follow our exercise tips. Our first tip is to…

Read full story Comments { 17 }

11 Random, Yet Enticing, Tidbits about Alexandra

I was tagged (kind of like chain mail) to do a post sharing 11 random things about myself. I normally don’t like to share…unless it involves raw mushrooms, in which case I will share ALL of them, but I can’t disappoint my friends, so this is my contribution. For the first time in over 100 years, I shall reveal the true story about my…

Read full story Comments { 24 }

Chin Check: Get Better Posture-Part 7

If you are like most people, you want to get ahead in life. The metaphor exists for a good reason. Many people literally stick their head ahead as they advance in life. Such “get-aheaders” are technically called “forward head thrusters.” Guess what? Odds are good (or would that be “bad”?) that YOU are a forward head thruster. How can you know? And what does it matter?

Read full story Comments { 13 }

11 Random Fitnessy Things About Kymberly

Alexandra and I got “tagged” the other day by our friend and fellow fitness blogger, Tara Burner. Welcome to the online version of chain mail. And I don’t want to be the one who triggers 7 years of weight gain. So while Alexandra is winging her way to the east coast to visit a friend, you get to learn 11 random fitness things about me. Squeeeee and wheeee! For example, did you know twice I accidentally …

Read full story Comments { 24 }

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…

Read full story Comments { 13 }

Patriot Push-Ups Challenge Round Up

January 2012 is now over, which means the Patriot Push-Ups Challenge is now over…sort of. The challenge was to do 1 push-up for every U.S. serviceman or woman killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Did anyone achieve it? Can you believe the number total people KIA was…

Read full story Comments { 8 }

“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.

Read full story Comments { 22 }