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Emmaus, PA, United States

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This Beginner Core Workout Hits Your Abs With Zero Crunches

In this beginner core workout, you'll focus on building core stability with three foundational exercises: bird dog, dead bug, and side plank. → Read More

This Resistance Band Workout Will Fire Up Your Upper Body, Legs, and Glutes

A resistance band workout is a great option if you're short on equipment—this one will challenge your entire body, including shoulders, back, legs, and glutes. → Read More

Best HIIT Workout for Beginners That Will Really Have You Working Hard

The best HIIT workout for beginners will get you working hard, but will keep the intensity manageable so your form stays on target. → Read More

An Easy Upper Body Workout for When You're Just Starting to Exercise

This easy upper body workout will teach you basic movement patterns that will help strengthen your shoulders, chest, back, and arms muscles. → Read More

A 10-Minute Core Workout That Hits Every Part of Your Abs

With this 10-minute core workout, you'll challenge your rectus abdominis, obliques, and transverse abdominis, to help you build balanced core strength at home. → Read More

This Cardio for Beginners Workout Will Make You Sweat

A cardio for beginners workout is a great way to start incorporating more cardiovascular training into your exercise routine—and you can do it anywhere. → Read More

A Beginner Workout at Home Without Equipment That's Fun and Easy

You don't need any equipment for these four moves. → Read More

This Inner Thigh Workout Will Strengthen Your Hip Adductors and Entire Lower Body

Incorporating an inner thigh workout into your lower body workout routine is an important way to build balanced strength and ward off injury. → Read More

An Upper Body Workout to Target Your Shoulders, Back, and Chest

This upper body workout uses compound moves like chest press, row, and shoulder press to target your back, shoulders, and chest. → Read More

This Lower Back Workout Will Help Strengthen Your Entire Core

This lower back workout will strengthen your erector spinae muscles and teach you how to engage your core during other exercises, too. → Read More

A Calf Workout to Build Explosive Strength in Your Lower Legs

Adding a calf workout to your leg routine can help you really focus in on your calf muscles to build strength and prevent injury. → Read More

This HIIT Leg Workout Will Double as Your Cardio

Using explosive moves and single-leg work, this HIIT leg workout will challenge your quads, glutes, and hamstrings while providing a cardio component. → Read More

An At-Home Chest Workout That Will Help You Build Push-Up Strength

This at-home chest workout will help you build strength in your pectoral muscles, which is super important if you want to do push-ups. → Read More

The Patagonia Endless Run Shorts Can Multitask for Any Workout

Thanks to their longer length and stay-put feel, the Patagonia Endless Run Shorts are great choices for any workout. → Read More

The Back and Biceps Workout to Help You Stand Up Straight

This back and biceps workout challenges muscles in your posterior chain, like your rhomboids, lats, and mid and lower traps, to help build balanced strength. → Read More

Peloton Recalls Pedals From 27,000 Bikes After Reports of Injuries

The company says to stop using the affected bikes immediately. → Read More

How to Do the Lateral Shoulder Raise Safely and Effectively

The lateral shoulder raise is a great exercise for your deltoids, but this simple framing trick can make it more effective and safer. → Read More

A Rotator Cuff Workout to Strengthen and Stabilize Your Shoulders

A simple, easy rotator cuff workout may be just what you need to strengthen your shoulders so you can do pressing movements safely and effectively. → Read More

10 Mini-Band Exercises for a Full-Body Workout at Home

Mini-bands aren't just for your glutes: These 10 mini-band exercises combine for a total-body mini-band workout you can do anywhere. → Read More

Ryka Focus XT: The Weightlifting Shoes That Let You Lift—and Then Some

They keep you stable while you lift some heavy stuff. → Read More