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Crush Your Workout With Joel Freeman’s Hardcore Motivational Playlist

Crush Your Workout With Joel Freeman’s Hardcore Motivational Playlist

You might not know it by looking at his aggressive rock playlist, but CORE DE FORCE co-creator Joel Freeman was actually raised by his parents on a steady diet of Jackson Browne, Steve Winwood, and the Grateful Dead. “That type of rock was always in my head,” he says. “I got into the newer, hard


Who is YOUv2 Trainer Leandro Carvalho?

The sneak peak of Beachbody’s beginner program YOUv2 is happening April 19th on Beachbody On Demand! What makes this program so enjoyable is the vivacious Super Trainer, Leandro Carvalho. A professional dancer from Brazil, Carvalho is internationally known for fusing Latin dance with fitness, training Victoria’s Secret models, and sculpting the perfect booty with his Beachbody program, Brazil


How to Improve Your Running Form

Running technique isn’t something that most people think about. Much like walking and swimming, you simply run when necessary for as long as necessary without necessarily dwelling on the details, such as how well you do it. After all, you’ve been running for nearly your entire life, and even if practice doesn’t make perfect, it


3 Fitness Results You Can Get From an MMA Workout

How did you work out today? Cycling class? Weights? A walk with your BFF (best furry friend)? Maybe some sun salutations? Squeezing in exercise and finding the right mix from day to day and week to week can be a challenge. Let’s be honest, sometimes you’re happy to manage any sweat time among life’s deadlines


New Mom’s Guide to Getting Back into Shape

After my pregnancy that forbade most forms of exercise, I was really looking forward to getting back in shape: My abs and belly fat were a mess, my arms were beginning to look like my grandmother’s and my knees had felt the pressure of carrying my sweet little watermelon. But where to begin? What exercises should I do?


Upgrade to the New Version of You — YOUv2 Starting May 16th!

Mark your calendars! On May 16th, it’s your time to shine. If you’ve struggled with your weight and have been searching for a program to get you started, take Super Trainer Leandro Carvalho’s new 4-week journey with YOUv2. YOUv2 is a fun and easy way to get moving. Just 6 simple, easy-to-follow routines. No fancy


What You Don’t Know About Chris Downing May Surprise You

Empower. Love. Inspire. It’s more than a philosophy. It’s how Chris truly relates to the people he trains. Chris holds the strong belief that you already have a greatness within you. That there’s a mental way to tap into that greatness. This is how you’ll reach your full potential — and achieve powerful results —

Shift Shop with Chris Downing

SHIFT SHOP: The 3-Week Rapid Rebuild

Ready to rebuild your body? Reinvent your life? With the SHIFT SHOP, in only 3 weeks, you can lose up to 10 pounds — and go from where you are now to where you want to be. The SHIFT SHOP is the first Beachbody program from our newest Super Trainer, Chris Downing. He’s an elite


How Tai Chi Breathing Can Make You Better, Faster, Stronger

Tai chi, often referred to as a moving meditation, is a martial arts discipline that combines slow, steady movements with deep, mindful breathing to achieve balance and harmony in the body, mind, and spirit—and it may be just what you need to run faster, lift heavier, and go longer. Where Western fitness is often focused