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7 Best Ab Workouts You Need To Tone Your Tummy

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Do you want to have six-pack abs and look great in a swimsuit? Well, we have you covered in today's post. Let's a take a look at the 7 best ab workouts you need to tone your tummy.

I don't know anyone out there who loves doing sit-ups or crunches. But, these ab exercises, along with a healthy diet can certainly go a long way in helping you look better.Read more

10 Great Ways To Get Your Best Body

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If you're looking for some great ways to boost your fitness starting today, then look no further than this contributed post. Love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments!


Irrespective of your starting point, unlocking your full potential is never easy when it comes to fitness. However, millions of people fall victim to needless complications. In reality, if you wish to turn your vision into a reality, you must learn to accept that simplicity is king.

 The journey ahead is a long one, but taking it one step at a time will make it far less daunting. Embrace these suggestions below and you won’t go far wrong. Read more

5 Best Workouts To Look Amazing This Summer

best workouts to look amazing this summer

Looking to get in shape for your next beach vacation? Or maybe you want to look great at neighborhood pool this summer. Either way, you need to check out our top picks for the best workouts to look amazing this summer.

Whatever your reason, there is never a bad time to start taking your fitness seriously. If you want to look better, have more confidence, and just enjoy your body more, then read on.

It's time you re-gain a sense of how amazing you are. With these workouts, you will be on the fast track too looking and feeling great again.

Let us know what you think of our picks for the best workouts to look amazing this summer!Read more

4 Things You Need to Know About Exercising During Pregnancy

Alright, for you pregnant ladies out there -- and those that got them there -- I have a great guest post for you from Jenny Silverstone @ Mom Loves Best. She's helping women understand the benefits of exercising during pregnancy. So, women read up and guys share this with your significant other. Let us know your thoughts in the comments and head over to Jenny's site and show her some love.

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There are many myths about pregnancy which can lead us to question what we should be doing. Many times I have stopped myself in my tracks wondering “is this good or bad for my baby?” And the advice we get from person to person is so different.

I remember a friend literally saying I had to get out of the garden because it was “bad for the baby”! So I had a talk with my midwife, did some research of my own, and I learned a few things.Read more

5 Awesome Ways You Can Set Up Your Home Gym

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Do you work out? No, I'm not trying to pick you up. I'm legitimately asking. Maybe a better question is do you have time? Enter the home gym.

Now, I realize you may be reading this and not have a basement. Or maybe you live in an apartment and you don't have a lot of extra space. I'm here to tell you that it's ok.

You don't need a ton of room to have a functional home gym in your house, apartment, or place of business. You just need to get creative, have a little money to invest in the project, and be willing to do some upfront work.

Check out these posts on creating a home gym that will leave you feeling like it's possible for you too. These people are really creative. Enjoy!Read more

5 Best Yoga Workouts That Will Make You Feel Great

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Are you looking for some of the best yoga workouts that will help you feel great?

If you want a fun and different workout, many people turn to yoga.  It's low impact and can be beneficial for a variety of age groups.

Of course, I'm not a medical professional.  So, be sure to check with your doctor or trainer before beginning any of these workouts.

That said, I believe these workouts can help you at the very least get off the couch, stretch your muscles, and reinvigorate you.  So, what are you waiting for?Read more

5 Great Races You Need To Run This Year

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Whatever level you are as a runner, there are races you would do no matter what. Aside from training for your 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons and marathons, you run some races just because it's fun and you love the atmosphere. Even the most experienced marathoner will run a 5K he or she likes just for the pure enjoyment of it. With that in mind, I compiled a list of the best West Coast races.

Basically, these are races I think you'll want to add to your running bucket list. I'd love to know your thoughts in the comments.Read more

5 Best Running Tips You Need To Know Now

Have you ever wanted a mentor or coach to just lay it all out for you? You know, just tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to hear. Well, for you runners, I have training tips from a USATF coach and race director who will do just that.

Allow me to introduce Coach Lowell Ladd, a USA Track & Field certified coach and race director for the Gettysburg North-South Marathon and the Gettysburg Blue-Gray 1/2 Marathon in Gettysburg, PA.

Lowell is a full-time online coach through his company, 2L Coaching Services, and his philosophy centers on helping "people find/set goals and work towards those goals so that they have some purpose in this sport."  He "has worked with hundreds of athletes all over the world of varying ability levels as an online coach, including multiple All-Americans and one NCAA national champion."

Lowell's accolades don't end with his coaching either. He's an NCAA All-American himself, finished in the top 10 among Americans in the Boston Marathon in 2002 and 2003, and won the 2008 and 2010 Harrisburg Marathons (along with a few others). Clearly, Lowell walks his talk (or runs it?).

Now, with that introduction out of the way, let's get to Coach Lowell's tips. That's why you're really here.

Oh, and if you're in the Gettysburg, PA area, make sure to sign up for the Blue Gray half. I'm doing it again this year because it's such an awesome event and very well-organized.

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6 Fitness Exercises You Need To Tighten Your Core

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Want to lose fat around your midsection and lose that muffin top? You're in luck because I have exercises to tighten your core in 20 minutes per day right here.

Hey, if you want to change, you have to commit to it. Right?

Pick one of these exercise routines and just work your butt off. Instead of making excuses, make a plan!

We want to see your before and after selfies! Now, let's start sweating!Read more

7 Best Workouts For Pregnant Women

best workouts for pregnant mothersWhat are the best workouts for pregnant women?

With my wife pregnant right now, she needs ways to keep herself active without overdoing it. Sure, it's much easier to avoid working out while pregnant. After all, your body is under intense pressure as it is -- and it's exhausting!

However, she feels it's important to try and stay as fit as possible. It makes her feel better about herself, it's good for the baby, and it helps her to be able to lose weight faster postpartum.

So, I wanted to share the workouts she found as examples of things all women can try. I asked her to do the research to see if these are viable options.

Try them all and see what works for you!

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