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
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
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
I do bicycle crunches. Some people find them harder to do than situps, but I'm the opposite, but they are hard in the beginning. Start at 20 reps (each side) or whatever you're comfortable with and gradually add on :)... Read more
If you're having a hard time pushing through an exercise move (say, 50 crunches), start counting down from your current weight to your goal weight.150, 149, 148, 147... etc!You'll find that this helps you complete the amount of crunches needed, but a... Read more
Crunched on time? Doing mini sets of crunches throughout the day really does add up and your body will thank you in the end. Doing 25 crunches 3-4 times a day only takes about 5 minutes of your time for each set you complete. Doing 3-4 sets throug... Read more
By Kimberly Papa of That's Fit
Celebrity trainer Jackie Warner has the kind of abs most of us can only dream about, but the creator of the "Personal Training with Jackie: Crunch-Free Xtreme Abs" DVD and star of Bravo's "Thintervention" says anyone... Read more
Want toned abs and a flatter stomach? If all the DVDs, workout gizmos and "belly-fat-burning" pills, books, and diets out there are any indication, we're obsessed with slimming down our midsections, and for good reason. A flat stomach n... Read more
I went to the Rec center today after work. it was super quiet because it's spring break.
I did many things!
Here's what I remember in detail in case you'd like ta' know!! :)
Laying leg press: 90lb x 10 reps, 90lb x 10 reps, 1... Read more
Wow, did I ever think I could do this many? Thanks to the challenge and the ladybugs team, I don't think in my life I've ever done this many crunches and am still able to do.
Now granted that I usually go gun ho the first day, but then am too so... Read more
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