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
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
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u... 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
I have been working out for years and no matter how many exercises I do for my abs they just won't get tight. I still have to "suck it in". I tighten my tummy when I am working out but it just won't tighten up. My fat on my abs is going away slowly b... Read more
Hello, I have been eating well and working out for the past 5 months. I have actually gone 2 lbs BELOW my goal weight at this point. My problem is i still have about a 1/2 inch - 1 inch that i would like to shave off my hip area/tone up/define my abs... Read more
I've heard this said a lot: "Abs are made in the kitchen." Most weight loss comes from diet, not exercise. You can't tell your body where/how to burn fat. Eat high quality lean proteins and whole fruits/veggies, and cut out processed junk.... Read more
I used coach Nicole's video and she stressed pull in the abs when walking. Many rainy days I did not walk outdoors. I did videos they are not so easy to pull in abs.I was doing an exercise at the computer and realised my abs are much tighter. Now i s... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
I can't remember how I first heard about the TRX suspension trainer, but this portable piece of workout equipment caught my eye a few years ago. I continued to see it make appearances on shows like "The Biggest Loser" and in my fitness magazines, so... Read more
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