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How to Do the Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension

How to Do the Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension

How to Do the Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension

When it comes to sculpting stronger arms, biceps get most of the attention. They’re the primary arm muscles you see when you look in the mirror, after all, and they stand at attention every time you flex your elbow. But here’s the thing: Your biceps only comprise one third of the mass of your upper

How to Do the Bulgarian Split Squat

How to Do the Bulgarian Split Squat

If you only do exercises that work both arms or legs at the same time (think: chest press, dip, squat) you’re shortchanging your results. That’s because everyone has a dominant side, and such “bilateral” moves can reinforce strength imbalances by allowing your dominant limbs to take on a greater share of the work. The solution:

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Healing Hip Pain With Exercise and Lifestyle Tips

I knew something was wrong the day I couldn’t get out of my car. My mind said, “Stand up” but my groin said, “That’s not happening.” A sharp pain radiated from my hip halfway down my leg. This had never happened to me before.   I stretched, whimpered, and waited for the dagger-in-the leg sensation

How to do the Single-Leg Elevated-Foot Hip Raise

How to do the Single-Leg Elevated-Foot Hip Raise

Wake up your lower body with the single-leg, foot-elevated hip raise. It works your glutes, opens up your hips, and engages just about every muscle below your waist, one leg at a time. Here’s how to do it properly!

How to Get Better at Jumping Rope

How to Get Better at Jumping Rope

Jumping rope is easy, right? After all, it is, quite literally, child’s play. Which is why many adults have a rude awakening when they try again it for the first time since their age was measured in single digits. “It came naturally when you were a child, and now you have to relearn the timing and

Standing Yoga Poses

8 Standing Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga’s benefits are impressive. It increases your range of motion, calms the mind, can relieve physical and emotional pain, reduces stress, and much more. But, if you’ve never tried it, it can also be intimidating. Whether you fall into that camp or you practice regularly, here are 8 common standing yoga poses for you to

How to do the perfect push up

How to Do a Perfect Push-Up

Push-ups. I bet you love them or love to hate them. Either way, this weight-bearing exercise is fantastic at sculpting your shoulders and arms, making your back look just incredible, and building up your pecs (or for us ladies, giving us a little lift). But, they’re not easy! And, after a few sets, perhaps you’ve

Lunge Row Twist with Autumn Calabrese

How To: Lunge Row Twist

Here is another move from Autumn Calabrese that strengthens and tones your whole body. The “Lunge Row Twist” combines a lunge, row, oblique twist, and a one-leg squat into one fluid sequence. All you need is an anchored exercise band and you are ready to go. The repetition list below the video shows you how to

Autumn Calabrese's Total Body Burpee Challenge

How To: Total-Body Burpee

Watch Autumn demonstrate proper form for her move called the Total-Body Burpee, and find out how to make this single move into a workout that will tone your body from head to toe. Grab some medium weights and give it a try! Click here to subscribe to my channel and see more of my videos!      

Move of the Week: Squat Deadlift Row

How To: Squat Deadlift Row

In this move of the week, Autumn demonstrates proper technique for a squat deadlift row. She breaks down this rather complicated exercise into three simple movements to make sure your form is correct. She also explains how to turn this single move into a high-intensity workout. Click here to subscribe to my channel and see more of my videos! Set 1:

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