Exercise and Workouts

Strength Training for Women: 9 Things That Bust the Myths

Strength Training for Women: 9 Things That Bust the Myths

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I admit I cruised through school as a full-time nerd with no time for sports. In my senior year of college, I finally discovered the world of strength training at an all-women’s gym. That’s right, all female members, all female trainers. And I can still tell you the names of each of the women who showed me how to correctly lift weights, whether it was by volunteering to be my workout buddy or sharing new workout programs.…

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Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 14

Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 14

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Welcome to my living room workout series! Each week, I share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your daily exercise.

Living Room Workout 14

Today we’re in the garage, but you can do this workout anywhere you have a patch of floor space.…

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How to Create an Exercise Plan You Actually Enjoy

How to Create an Exercise Plan You Actually Enjoy

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If you’re like me, odds are you have at least one type of exercise you love and at least one type you hate. And, if you’re like me, I’m betting you tend to choose to do the exercise you love far more often than the one you can’t stand.

It’s long been my assertion that to find true success in fitness, you need to find a way to move your body that moves you.…

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Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 13

Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 13

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Welcome to my living room workout series! Each week, I share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your daily exercise.

Living Room Workout 13

All you need for this workout is enough space for your body, some workout clothes, and a good attitude.…

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Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 12

Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 12

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Welcome to my living room workout series! Each week, I share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your daily exercise.

Living Room Workout 12

My son, Dashel, is joining me for today’s workout.…

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Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 11

Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 11

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Welcome to my living room workout series! Each week, I share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your daily exercise.

Living Room Workout 11

All you need for today’s workout is the floor.…

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7 Strategies from a Pro Traveler: How to Exercise on the Road

7 Strategies from a Pro Traveler: How to Exercise on the Road

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Somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean, knees driving into the orange polyester seatback in front of me, the quiet allowed me time to reflect upon how I got from spandex-clad trainer to globetrotting gal.

For years, I rocked yoga pants all day long in high-end gyms in South Beach and Los Angeles. I would train a few motivated executive clients, close out my morning shift and hop on a squat rack.…

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Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 10

Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 10

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Welcome to my living room workout series! Each week, I share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your daily exercise.

Living Room Workout 10

I’m back with another workout from my living room well, it’s not my living room.…

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3 Proven Ways to Prevent Bone Loss Through Exercise

3 Proven Ways to Prevent Bone Loss Through Exercise

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Let’s take some time to discuss something that should be on everyone’s radar: osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis an invisible condition, affecting millions. Those who live with it usually don’t notice a problem until something acute happens — like breaking a wrist during an ordinary slip and fall. Obviously, at that point, it’s easy to realize that life changes are in order.

But it’s possible to possible to prevent that day from happening.…

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The Best Way to Do Step-ups for Strength, Cardio, and Posture

The Best Way to Do Step-ups for Strength, Cardio, and Posture

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Step-ups are a great way to challenge muscles throughout your entire body, and to challenge your balance at the same time. When done the way I show you in this video, you will also improve your posture.

Said another way, step-ups are a fantastic whole-body exercise to build strength, cardio, and alignment. You might think you know how to do step-ups, and you might even think they’re “easy” — but give this version a shot and I think you’ll change your mind.…

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How to Do This Super Simple and Shockingly Hard Shoulder Workout

How to Do This Super Simple and Shockingly Hard Shoulder Workout

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This shoulder workout consists of exactly one exercise — the sitting floor arm glide. This movement strengthens the muscles of your back that hold your shoulders in an upright position, while also taking your shoulders through a full range of motion. At the same time, the exercise strengthens your lower body and levels your hips.

In a perfect world, your shoulders should be able to perform the entire arm glide movement, but due to our modern lifestyles (and the resultant bad posture) our shoulders have become stiff and immobile.…

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