This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 2 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
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When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the knees.
Sit on the chair and place your feet behind the foot pads, which should make contact with your lower shin, just above your ankles. Adjust the seat so that the back of your legs lie... Read more
Proper form is important for any exercise. When using machines, where weight targets specific muscles in specific ways, it’s even more important. This gym staple is a machine that many people use improperly. Avoid injury by making sure you&rsqu... 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
More specifically... Your legs are getting used, lots, on a daily basis. Give 'em time off. Rotate in some upper body strength training, swimming if there is a pool, hand cycle, etc. Do a rest day weekly.... Read more
Your leg pain may be an indication that you are overtraining. Two hours a day is a lot for anyone, but especially when you are just starting out. Maybe less cardio and rotate muscle groups for strength training.... Read more
I get several painful Charley horses and leg cramps. They are so bad that they wake me up more than once a night. Some nights I don't get them bug they happen a lot. It's not dehydration bcuz I drink plenty of water. Maybe lacking calcium? Any tips?... Read more
It is important to stick with a productive exercise plan. It is imperative to increase that plan. As your body changes it is going to plateau, which means you are going to have to work harder. Burn more calories by increasing the time you spend ex... Read more
Chalene Johnson is no stranger to fitness. She taught her first aerobics class at 18 and eventually created the wildly popular Turbo Jam®, Turbo Kick®, PiYo™, Turbo Jam®, Hip Hop Hustle™ and ChaLEAN Extreme® workouts.
She and Turbo Jam are sponsori... Read more
I was that girl who would fake cramps and feign random injuries to get out of gym class in high school. (Sweat? Me? No--not after all the time I spent straightening my hair. I'll read a book on the bleachers, thankyouverymuch!) These days, I'm no wil... Read more
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