We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a... Read more
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... Read more
Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
Hey there! I'm 44, just re-started this journey about six weeks ago, and have lost 20 pounds, but I have about 100 more to go. I would absolutely love some support and accountability buddies and I'm happy to be that for others as well!... Read more
I need some advice. I desperately want to lose about 80 lbs but every time I get geared up to start eating right and exercising I seem to sabotage myself. What can I do to get on track and stay there? I hate looking in the mirror.... Read more
You can easily do crunches while driving...just be sure you're sitting correctly and pull your ab muscles in and release. I can easily fit in 100 on my way to work... Sometimes to challenge myself, I hold them in for an entire song - much harder tha... Read more
The reason I like the Ab Lounge is that it gives my head and neck the support I seem to require vs. doing ab exercises on a mat on the floor where I'm prone to wrongly using my head and neck to "assist." For me ab work is torturous and the Ab Lounge... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites listĖand one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym ratís fav... Read more
For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r... Read more
I've been substituting out regular grains with quinoa for the past couple weeks. I've finally figured out a way to make it taste good. I add in tofu, veggies, soy sauce, honey and some other spices to make a sweet and sour quinoa pilaf. I'd highly r... Read more
Did ab crunch workout today.... Thought I was going to pass out and croak... But I made it thru it! I feel pretty good actually!!
Doing it all over again tomorrow, and going to add my mile walk as well...
My husband looked at me today and said... Read more
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