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I Did a 2-Minute Plank Every Day For 2 Weeks; Here's What Happened

When my team at POPSGUAR asked who wanted to try a plank challenge, my hand shot up. But back in my day (lol) when I was in college, a "plank challenge" consisted of taking photos of yourself lying face down, stiff as a board, somewhere crazy (it was a weird internet thing in the late 2000s).

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The Workout All Women Should Be Doing But Aren’t

It’s a common cultural assumption that cardio is the best workout you can do—but it turns out that type of sweat sesh is only part of the equation for achieving optimal fitness. And for women especially, there seems to be a resounding fear that lifting weights won’t result in a feminine figure but rather one that’s burly and […]

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How to get back into exercise mode in 2018

Many of us start the year with plans to take up exercise again, but find it hard to keep the momentum going month after month. The golden rule for anyone who wants to bring exercise back into their life is to gradually increase the level of intensity and make sure you practice regularly, while keeping in mind your age and physical condition. It's better to opt for moderate physical activity three to four times a week, alternating muscle-strengthening and cardio exercises (cycling, walking, running, etc.), rather than give it everything you've got just at the weekend.

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Bodybuilder Shares the Exact Foods that Give Her Flat Tummy a Dramatic Bloat

A post shared by MICHELLE (@madlymish) on Dec 10, 2017 at 12:17am PST Michelle Middleton, a bodybuilder from Portland, Oregon, wants her social media fans to know that the many Instagram posts she shares of her super fit body and flat stomach aren’t always her reality. The “figure competitor,” as she calls herself, posts about her daily strength-training workouts, her meal prep and the various things she has to do to get her body in a tip-top competitive state. Recently, ...

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The surprising reasons why you should have caffeine before a workout, according to a personal trainer

Personal trainer Max Lowery always exercises caffeinated. Some studies have found that caffeine can boost fat-burning during exercise. With this in mind, Business Insider asked 27-year-old personal trainer Max Lowery, the man behind the 2 Meal Day diet plan, about his pre- and post-workout routines for getting the most out of his training sessions.

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How These Fitness Gurus Took Charge In A Male-Dominated Sport

While sisters Felicia Oreb and Diana Johnson of Base Body Babes fall into that category, what puts this fit duo ahead of the pack is their devotion to carving out more than just physical strength. In partnership with New Balance, they're giving us the inside scoop on what it's like being women on the male-dominated weight-lifting floor and how they help women harness their power every single day. Felicia Oreb: “We have been training in the gym for almost 16 years.

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Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations. Physical fitness is generally achieved through correct nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical activity, exercise and rest. It is a set of attributes or characteristics seen in people and which relate to the ability to perform a given set of physical activities.

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