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Recent articles by Amy:

Why the BOSU Ball Is a Worthy Exercise Tool—and 6 Exercises to Try With It

Challenge your stability and help improve core strength and balance with the BOSU ball, a simple piece of equipment that can advance any exercise. → Read More

13 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

These yoga poses help stretch and strengthen the hips and the surrounding muscles to help reduce hip tightness and achiness. → Read More

18 Tech Gift Ideas for Your Friend Who Belongs in the Future

Check out these great tech gift ideas, perfect to gift the person who always wants to try the latest and greatest gadgets technology has to offer. → Read More

The Total-Body Workout Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes Does When She Only Has 20 Minutes to Exercise

Maximize your time with this quick and efficient 20-minute workout from celebrity trainer Kira Stokes. It works your entire body in a short amount of time. → Read More

10 Core Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief

Building core strength is one of the best defenses against lower back pain. Try these core exercises to combat lower back pain and discomfort. → Read More

12 Stretches to Relieve Tight Shoulders

Stop slouching and loosen up with these stretches that can help relieve tight shoulders and improve your posture, from trainers and physical therapists. → Read More

Why You Should Add Loaded Carry Exercises to Your Strength Routine

Plus, five variations on the total-body exercise. → Read More

12 of the Best Hip-Strengthening Exercises

Strong hips lead to strong workouts. Here's why the muscles at the hip joint are so important for overall exercise performance, and how to best strengthen them. → Read More

These 4 Butt Exercises Will Fully Work Your Glutes

Bonus: No equipment required. These four butt exercises are all you need to work your glutes from every angle for a stronger butt. → Read More

8 Great Lower-Body Exercises for People With Knee Pain

The source of your pain may not as obvious as it seems. Here's what often causes knee pain during exercises, and how working the hips, butt, and legs can help. → Read More

A Total-Body Resistance Band Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The versatile resistance band will be your new favorite workout buddy. Try this total-body resistance band workout to get in a great strength workout on the go. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: What Runners Need to Know

From the much talked about hardware updates to the handy new fitness features of Watch OS 5, here's what you can expect from the Apple Watch Series 4. → Read More

10-Minute Butt and Core Pilates Workout You Can Do in Your Living Room

Strengthen these important muscle groups with this quick routine. → Read More

20-Minute Cardio Workout for People Who Hate Running

Try this four-part HIIT workout on your next cardio day. → Read More

4-Move Stability Ball Workout to Strengthen Your Core

This easy-to-use tool packs a serious balance challenge. Here, trainer Kimmy Carlson shares a challenging core workout you can do with just a stability ball. → Read More

Why I Love Using the Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones When I Lift—and Think You Will Too

I put them to the test, lifting, running, and walking. Here’s how they perform. → Read More

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

Read this before taking your first class to learn some basic yoga poses for beginners from instructor Heather Peterson, chief yoga officer at CorePower Yoga. → Read More

5 Exercises to Try If You Hate Mountain Climbers

I’d prefer to never do a mountain climber ever again, so I asked trainer Jess Sims to share a few good alternative exercises for the core and cardio move. → Read More

Here's What Indoor Climbers Should Know About Climbing Outside for the First Time

Even the pros get scared sometimes, promise. Here's what I learned on my first outdoor rock climbing trip, and what I wish I had known before. → Read More

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Break a sweat wherever, whenever, with this 20-minute equipment-free workout that challenges your entire body without using a single weight or band. → Read More