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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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
Hello everyone I joined today. I am a past weight watcher who lost 48 lbs broke a button on my pants and went down hill from that. I am glad to be on this site with everyone to listen, help and be a friend. It's a long road but we will all get their.... Read more
I didn't lose weight I gained a pound; however there is good news which I will blog later. In my car, getting warmer so I need to go and eat lunch. There's always a silver lining. Keep sparking!... 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
My son loves to help me workout. So I use him to sit on my feet while I do crunches, he alternates laying under me or on my back when I do the plank (the added weight really works it harder), and I do a leg press using him as the weight, he thinks h... 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
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