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
Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... 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
Crunch Test www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic les.asp?id=1114
Should a woman over 70 be doing the same amount of crunches as someone over 45???
Or do they figure a woman over 70 doesn't do crunches smile.... Read more
I couldn't find the old thread so I had to CREATE a new one.
The Pushup test:
The Crunch test:
S... Read more
When I am watching TV, I sneak in some core exercises during the commercials. I do a plank or crunches, reverse crunches or leg lifts, etc. It makes good use of the time and decreases the amount of time I spend just sitting.... Read more
When I do my strength training: crunches, reverse crunches, running etc, I like to watch myself in the mirror and focus on my problem area. That way I am:1. Looking in the mirror *automatically thinking, I want to fit nicely into a bikini this year.2... 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 list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
Last month I wrote a blog on strength training exercises for walkers. This week's blog will focus on strength training exercises geared toward cyclists.
It was once believed that having endurance athletes, such as cyclists and runners, partici... Read more
I got outta bed and did some exercises. i wasn't even all the way awake yet. LOL I did some slow and steady reverse crunches that seemed much harder than usual. Turns out your arm placement affects the difficulty. LOL And the scissory leg lifts for... Read more
Got out done before i got dressed. Huzzah!
I feel amazing right now. Not because of the exercise, though I am sure that my ability to be consistent with that so far certainly helps. And, despite my recent "lesser evil" moments with the soda, I... Read more
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