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Remix the Fix

Introducing Remix the Fix — TWO New 21 Day Fix Workouts!

Just because the year’s coming to an end, doesn’t mean your 2016 weight-loss and fitness resolutions have to. As a matter of fact, here at Beachbody we’re all about the “YEAR-END RESOLUTION!” That’s where you end the year stronger and healthier than how you started it. And who doesn’t want that? Especially with all the

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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4 Fun Pumpkin Exercises

A Halloween workout? Well, it doesn’t take a mad scientist (or a person dressed as one) to realize that a pumpkin can be used as a weight. The pumpkins grown for carving typically range from two pounds to 25 pounds… though the biggest pumpkin ever weighed in at a monstrous 2,323 pounds. But enough pumpkin trivia.

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How to Do a Standing Dumbbell Curl

The standing dumbbell curl is an exercise that trainers love to hate, but secretly love. The reason: It’s an isolation exercise — targeting just one muscle group instead of several, like a compound exercise — and it’s often associated with muscle heads and excessive body English. But when it comes to building sleeve-busting biceps, the

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How to Lose Your Man Boobs

In an interview with People in May 2016, country singer Blake Shelton got real about his physique: “If you get dressed up the right way, it should be fitted to you,” Shelton said. “But when things are fitted to me, it’s hard for me to disguise man boobs and gut and all that stuff, so

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Why Do You Have Tight Hamstrings?

And more importantly, exactly how do you plan to loosen them up? Well, you may be able to sprint 100 meters in under 12 seconds, or stay on cadence in 22 Minute Hard Corps without missing a beat, but there’s one movement that will humble even the fittest of fanatics: bending at the waist and

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Why Do Muscles Get Sore After Exercise?

No pain, no gain is just plain wrong when it comes to your workouts and exercise-based muscle soreness — you can still build muscle without those tell-tale aches and lingering discomfort. So, what is actually happening when your body hurts all over from yesterday’s vigorous routine?  Truth is, researchers aren’t totally sure. What they do know: Intense exercise

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The Benefits of a Strong Core

Punching, kicking, bobbing, and weaving all require a strong core to really deliver power — but those moves — all found in the upcoming CORE DE FORCE, will also sculpt it.   Why Do You Need a Strong Core? The core isn’t made of just the glamour muscles. The abs (and obliques) are one part,

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