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Wall Squats for Stronger Upper Legs

Wall squats are a simple way to add strength to your upper legs and burn an amazing number of calories at the same time. Use our illustrated instructions to ensure proper execution and avoid injury.

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Post Workout Meal - Refuel with the Right Stuff

See how your post workout meal could be the most important meal of the day. Nutrition and exercise go hand in hand.

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Healthy Nutritious Snack Foods to Maintain High Energy Levels

Healthy nutritious snack foods can be difficult to come up with at times, especially when hunger hits. These snack recipes are easy to make, taste great, and will keep you full and satisfied.

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The Benefits of Squats - Stronger and More Stable Lower Body

What are the benefits of squats? Squats effectively work most of the muscles in the lower body to increase muscle and burn unwanted fat.

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Standing Yoga Warrior Poses I, II, III

Yoga warrior poses can improve your strength and flexibility while expanding your lung capacity for better breathing and blood circulation.

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Beach Body Workout Training Plans

Try one of our beach body workout plans and get on the fast-track to whip your body into beach-worthy shape. We have included free sample workouts for you to follow.

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Strength Training for Women to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

Strength training for women is an important part of re-shaping the body. These pictured exercises with Kim will help to show you how to get rid of body fat and add lean slimming muscle.

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Healthy Meal Planning with Free Printable Charts

Healthy meal planning is one of the easiest things you can do to lose weight and save money in a successful and uncomplicated way.

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Compound Exercises and Their Advantages

Compound exercises are a great way to to work multiple muscles at the same time, which will save you time in the gym, but still reach your fitness goals.

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Anti Aging Secrets That Are Simple and Inexpensive

The best anti aging secrets are easy and affordable. Discover how to look and feel years younger with our diet, exercise, stress management, skin care and lifestyle tips.

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Ab Crunches For a Flatter Stomach and a Stronger Core

Ab crunches are one of the most popular and effective ways to flatten your stomach, strengthen your core, and help with good posture.

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Top Antioxidant Foods - The Key to Healthy Eating

Learn how a diet of top antioxidant foods can be an important part of your overall health. These foods can play a key role in helping you to look and feel younger with tons of new energy.

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Cross Training for Runners to Add Power and Stamina

The key benefits of cross training for runners are a reduction of the chance of injury, and also a great improvement of cardiovascular fitness that will better your performance results.

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Running for Beginners: Start Slow With Our Printable 7 Week Chart

Our running for beginners walk & run training plan can make it easy for a new runner to get started correctly. Our free printable 7 week training plan allows you to monitor your progress.

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Yoga Postures For Weight Loss and Fitness

Yoga postures for weight loss? If practiced correctly, yoga can boost your metabolism and help you to burn unwanted body fat.

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Try a Hamstring Exercise for Better Mobility

See how adding a hamstring exercise to your workout program can quickly make your legs stronger and more limber. By stretching your hamstrings, you can have an easier time with many daily activities.

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Circuit Training for Women - Fast Fitness Results

Circuit training for women is one of the fastest and most effective ways to build the body of your dreams in less exercise time than you could imagine.

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Cobra Yoga Pose for Spine Strength and Flexibility

The cobra yoga pose is a backbending exercise that will work your body from the legs all the way up through the entire upper body. Follow our pictured instructions to get started correctly.

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Detox Diet Food List And Meal Plan

Use our detox diet food list with our 3 day detox meal plan to help cleanse your body of unwanted chemicals and toxins. Your energy levels should increase substantially.

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Running Workouts for Strength and Endurance

Different styles of running workouts produce different benefits that range from burning extra calories to increasing speed, strength, and endurance.

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Healthy Clean Eating Guide and Tips

Discover how healthy clean eating doesn't have to be complicated; follow our guide as we break down the essentials to eating clean and healthy.

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Bent Over Rows for Better Posture

Bent over rows are one of the best exercises available to increase the strength and tone of your back. Learn how to master this important back exercise by following our pictured instructions.

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Effective 3 Day Detox Diet - Meal Plan Included

See how a 3 day detox diet can help rejuvenate your body and raise your energy levels. Detox plans have gotten popular for people who want to rid their bodies of chemicals and toxins..

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Bird Dog Hip Extension Exercise

See how a bird dog hip extension exercise can help to stabilize your pelvis and keep your your hip joints functioning to increase strength and range of motion.

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Incline Dumbbell Fly for Upper Body Definition

Give the incline dumbbell fly a try to increase the strength throughout your upper body. Our pictured instructions will help you to get started correctly.

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Couch to 5K Training Program

Our couch to 5k running plan is designed to get you off the couch and running a 5k in just 8 weeks. We have included a weekly workout chart.

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Recipes for Healthy Snacks and Beverages

Finding good recipes for healthy snacks can help you satisfy the munchies without derailing your fitness plans.

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Running For Women Over 50 - Keeping it Young

Running for women over 50 can be one of the most rewarding physical activities. Whether your goal is weight loss and body shaping or improving your health, running can do the job effectively.

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Yoga Ball Exercises to Elevate Core Activity

Yoga ball exercises are a great way to either add intensity or to provide additional support for many yoga poses. Everyone from beginners to experts can benefit from using a stability ball.

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Women Jogging Safety Tips

Our safety tips for women jogging are simple precautions you can follow to ensure a great workout that doesn't jeopardize your personal safety. Especially if you are out running alone.

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Interval Training For Weight Loss and Body Toning

Learn how interval training for weight loss can be one of the most effective ways you can drop the pounds without doing hours of cardio every week.

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Interval Training with Kettlebells - Sample Workout Included

Learn how interval training with kettlebells can provide you with a full body workout in 20 minutes or less. We have included a sample workout to help you get started.

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3 Tricep Exercises for Women to Fight Flabby Arms

See how 3 simple tricep exercises for women can improve the appearance of your arms and your overall muscle tone. Follow our pictured instructions to help you get started the right way.

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Core Exercises for Women Who Want a Flatter Stomach

See how different core exercises for women can help to make you stronger and able to take your physical fitness challenges to a much higher level.

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Standing Dumbbell Fly for a Great Set of Shoulders

Learn how the dumbbell fly can make you stronger, more flexible, and improve your posture. Follow our image illustrated instructions to achieve maximum results.

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5 Minute Workout to Gear your Metabolism Higher

See how an intense 5 minute workout can help you build muscle and burn fat when you're short on time and need a quick workout fix.

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What Is Interval Training - Guide and Tips

What is interval training? Interval training combines high-intensity exercise with low-intensity recovery periods. This type of training can burn more calories than steady-state exercise.

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Exercises to Improve Flexibility and Your Range of Motion

See how doing exercises to improve flexibility give you more freedom of movement for your physical and everyday activities. They should be a part of your exercise routine.

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Paleo-Diet Meal Plan for Weight Loss and Healthy Eating

This paleo diet meal plan is based on real and unprocessed foods with a main focus on fruits, vegetables, and meats. These simple foods can drastically improve your appearnace and health.

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Use a Printable Workout Log to Track Your Fitness Progress

See how a printable workout log can be one of your most valuable resources to successfully reach and maintain your fitness goals.

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Seated Tricep Extension for Tight and Toned Arms

The seated tricep extension can quickly help you tighten up loose and flabby arms by adding some new lean muscle. Our pictured illustrations will help you to get started correctly.

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Cardio Workout Routines to get Fit and Slim

See how cardio workout routines can help you lose weight, improve your health and feel more energetic. Any of these cardio activities will get your heart pumping for better health and fitness.

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15 Minute Dumbbell Workout Routine

This 4 exercise dumbbell workout routine is designed to target multiple muscle groups through your entire body to add definition with lean slimming muscle.

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Elliptical Workouts for Effective Low Impact Cardio

See how elliptical workouts can help you torch the calories without straining your knees and joints. Just because an exercise is low impact doesn't mean it can't get the job done.

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Healthy Yoga Diet and Meal Plan

Following this yoga diet will help you look and feel great. You can rejuvenate your body, calm your mind, and give you the energy you need to deal with everything life throws your way.

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Kettlebell Exercises That Target the Full Body

See how kettlebell exercises can combine strength training with intense cardio to burn more calories and add lean muscle faster than a typical weight workout.

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Yoga Tree Pose For Balance and Focus

The yoga tree pose helps you to stretch out your legs, back, and arms. It also allows you some personal chill time to focus on proper breathing and improved concentration.

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Home Fitness Room Ideas

A home fitness room can be an easy way stay motivated to fit a workout into your schedule without driving to and from the gym. The following tips can help you get started setting up your home gym.

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Tricep Extension Exercises for Beach Ready Arms

These tricep extension exercises will help to develop the muscles in your arms which are usually the muscles your friends get to see most often.

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  1. Wall Squats for Stronger Upper Legs

    Nov 19, 18 06:11 AM

    Wall squats are a simple way to add strength to your upper legs and burn an amazing number of calories at the same time. Use our illustrated instructions to ensure proper execution and avoid injury.

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  2. Post Workout Meal - Refuel with the Right Stuff

    Nov 18, 18 06:03 PM

    See how your post workout meal could be the most important meal of the day. Nutrition and exercise go hand in hand.

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  3. Healthy Nutritious Snack Foods to Maintain High Energy Levels

    Nov 18, 18 02:39 PM

    Healthy nutritious snack foods can be difficult to come up with at times, especially when hunger hits. These snack recipes are easy to make, taste great, and will keep you full and satisfied.

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