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Carve Out 5 Minutes of Your Day for This Tough Abs Workout

The abs are where much of your power comes from, so it's important to regularly exercise those muscles. This workout from Le Sweat founder Charlee Atkins should do the trick.
Posted 9/18/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 47 comments   15,956 views
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A 20-Minute Pilates Workout That Will Power Up Your Core

Warning: You might want to avoid laughing the day after this core-blasting Pilates routine from Speir Pilates owner Andrea Speir.
Posted 7/20/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 48 comments   34,779 views
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5 Things to Consider Before Buying Workout Leggings

When it comes to workout leggings there are a lot of options. Before you end up with a drawer full of leggings you hate, read these tips on how to find ones you'll love.
Posted 7/11/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 56 comments   26,477 views
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How Thinking Like an Athlete Can Help New Runners

Elite runners may look intimidating but there's a lot you can learn from athletes at the top of their game! Learn how you can apply their mental strategies to your own runs.
Posted 7/3/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 43 comments   13,446 views
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6 Kettlebell Abs Moves That Are Better Than Crunches

Fact: Crunches are not actually a super great abs exercise. To take your abs workout to the next level, pick up a kettlebell and try some of these compound moves instead!
Posted 6/19/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 47 comments   55,002 views
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14 Things I Learned in 14 Years As a Spin Instructor

Do you dread taking fitness classes? There's no need! Learn 14 ways to make the most out of your next fitness class today from a former spin instructor.
Posted 6/13/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 38 comments   17,100 views
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6 Yoga Poses That Can Soothe Menopause Symptoms

The stages of menopause can be overwhelming, to say the least. With the right practice, yoga can be an amazing tool to help with your body's transition.
Posted 5/18/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 45 comments   39,750 views
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This Heart-Pumping, 15-Minute Workout Is Perfect for Small Spaces

The thought of cardio make you wince? If the word conjures up hours of running, it's time to reset your mind! This 15-minute cardio blast with Jessica Smith is quick and effective.
Posted 3/8/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 52 comments   25,495 views
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Why Boxing Might Be Your Next Workout Obsession

People of all ages, sizes and skill levels can benefit from a fitness boxing class. Before you go, take a crash course with our cheat sheet.
Posted 1/29/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 67 comments   21,275 views
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Why I Don't Do Cardio

For years, cardio has been king, known as the holy grail of exercise. One writer thinks it's time to dethrone the king.
Posted 1/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 103 comments   24,411 views
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The 60-Minute Workout is Dead

Don't have an hour to spend at the gym? Fast-track your workout and still see results. Here's why (and how) you can reap the benefits in far less time.
Posted 1/16/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 95 comments   31,562 views
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9 SparkPeople Articles Every Beginner Should Read

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   25,985 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 90 comments   18,975 views
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6 Stretching Routines for 6 Different Workouts

These six stretching routines are designed to target the muscles you just worked in six of the most common workouts, leaving you energized and ready to tackle the day.
Posted 11/27/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 89 comments   29,929 views
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The Power of a Boring Exercise Routine

Yes, our bodies quickly adapt to the same daily activities. But surprisingly, there can be power in a routine that, in general, doesn't change.
Posted 10/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 95 comments   27,103 views
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