Decline Crunches vs. Decline Sit-Ups

Your abdominal muscles are very resistant to fatigue, according to Dr. Len Kravitz of the University of New Mexico. They are used constantly throughout the day to get up out of bed, sit up straight and carry bags of groceries. The...

4 Ways to Tone the Legs With Swimming

Swimming is a great way to tone your legs for many reasons. One is that the kick requires use of muscles from your hips and thighs to your ankle so you can get a workout that uses all the muscles of your legs. Another great reason is that...

The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running

Skipping pre-run stretches or warm-up sessions is a recipe for a workout injury. Running with muscles that aren't properly prepped can result in a muscle strain that keeps you off your feet — and off the road or trail — for days, weeks...

Fasted or Fed: Which Is Better for My Workouts?

A “fasted” state means a person has not consumed any food before an exercise session, while a “fed” state means a person has had some form of fuel like carbohydrates, protein or fat ingested before hammering out a workout. One of the...

One Simple Change That Will Maximize Fat Loss

If you hop on the elliptical or treadmill and zone out for 30 minutes, your workout strategy needs help — especially if your goal is to burn fat and lose weight. All you need is one minor tweak: interval training. Sprinting triggers...

6 Yoga Balance Poses to Help You Be Less Klutzy

Yoga can help with your balance so you're not as accident-prone. (Image: Getty Images/fizkes) We all have our klutzy moments. We trip over a pair of shoes we didn't put away, our foot catches on a bump in the sidewalk or we just don...

10-Minute Arm-Sculpting Workout

No one wants flabby arms, but with this workout, all you need is a pair of dumbbells and 10 minutes to sculpt envy-inducing arms. This workout combines biceps and triceps movements in a superset style to give you a super effective arm...