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The Beginner's Guide to Using the Prowler Sled

The prowler sled may look intimidating, but it's actually easy to use and an effective tool for exercisers of all levels to build strength and endurance. → Read More

The 8 Best Lululemon Leggings for Every Workout, According to Trainers

Lululemon has no shortage of fan-favorite leggings and we've gathered all the top pairs. Browse the 8 best Lululemon leggings and find your perfect pair. → Read More

The Best Tennis Clothes for Women, According to Experts

Your tennis gear should perform as well as it looks. You'll get fashion and function with these expert picks for the best tennis clothes for women. → Read More

The 7 Best Workout Tips for Athletes in Larger Bodies, According to Plus-Size Trainers

Two plus-size trainers offer tips — like modifying exercises — to make working out a more comfortable and confident experience for every shape and size. → Read More

The 15 Best Cross-Training Shoes, According to Experts

Cross-training shoes are built to handle hybrid workouts. Here, experts recommend the best cross-training shoes of 2022 so you can find the right pair. → Read More

How Long Should Cardio Workouts Last to Be Effective?

Any amount of cardio is better than none. But if you have a specific goals, there are certain requirements. Here's how long your cardio workouts should be. → Read More

The 6 Best Exercise Bike Accessories, According to a Cycling Instructor

Exercise bike accessories — such as a phone mount, mat, bike seat or cycling shoes — can elevate your comfort and performance and make your workouts more enjoyable. In This Article An indoor bike is an excellent investment. Cycling indoors enables you to score a low-impact cardio workout that strengthens your lower-body muscles and burns calories — without ever leaving home. If you've gotten… → Read More

How to Do the Dumbbell Push-Up for a Stronger Chest and Core

Like a regular push-up, the dumbbell push-up strengthens your chest, arms and core. Learn how to do the dumbbell push-up with proper form and other variations. → Read More

Can’t Do a Lunge? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You

Lunges build single-leg strength, balance and stability. But this move can be hard for people to get right. Read on for expert-backed tips and tricks. → Read More

The 5 Best Treadmill Desks, According to a Physical Therapist

Treadmill desks can help you incorporate more healthy movement into your work day. Here, an expert shares the five best treadmill desks you can buy. → Read More

The 5 Best Under-Desk Treadmills of 2022, According to a Physical Therapist

Under-desk treadmills are a great option for those looking to squeeze in movement during their workday. Check out the treadmills that fit under a standing desk. → Read More

Improve Strength, Mobility and Balance With Bulgarian Split Squats

Single-leg exercises like Bulgarian split squats are a great way to even out muscle imbalances. Here's how to do this move with perfect form. → Read More

The 5 Best Large Yoga Mats for Every Body, According to an Instructor

Extra-large yoga mats are ideal for anyone who craves more space. Here, a yoga instructor shares the five best large yoga mats of 2022 and what to look for. → Read More

The Only At-Home Core Workout You'll Ever Need, No Gear Required

All you need to get an effective ab workout is your body weight. This 20-minute at-home core workout builds core strength and definition without any equipment. → Read More

Want to Age Well? This Exercise Builds Shoulder Stability, Plus Core and Grip Strength

The offset waiter's carry builds shoulders stability, plus core, back and grip strength. Learn how to do offset waiter's carries for joint and muscle health. → Read More

The 7 Best Barefoot Lifting Shoes of 2022, According to Strength Coaches

Barefoot lifting shoes can help you lift more weight by letting you grip the ground and fire up your feet and legs. Shop the 7 best minimalist training shoes. → Read More

This 30-Minute Core Workout Is Key to Strong, Defined Abs

Adding dedicated core workouts to your routine is the best way to really build your abs. Let this 30-minute core workout help you hit your goals in record time. → Read More

How to Use Battle Ropes to Build Power, Strength and Cardio at Once

Battles ropes are an underrated tool for building strength, power and endurance. Learn about their benefits and how to use battle ropes with proper form. → Read More

The Only 7 Exercises Women Need to Get Lean After 50

Strength training is key to staying lean for women over 50 because it burns calories and builds muscle. These are the best strength exercises for women over 50. → Read More

How to Do the Standing Cable Row for a Defined Back, Shoulders and Arms

Sure, all rows are great for strengthening your back muscles and arms. But standing cable rows also train your core, and even your legs, for full-body benefits. → Read More