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Recent articles by Amy:

This Full-Body Plank Workout Takes Just 5 Minutes to Do

Sneaky shoulder work awaits you with this five-minute plank workout that works your core, upper body, and even your butt and hamstrings. → Read More

8 Ways to Make Bodyweight Exercises More Challenging Without Adding Weights

These tiny tweaks can make all the difference to progress bodyweight exercises and keep challenging your body, without adding any weights. → Read More

A 20-Minute Bodyweight HIIT Workout You Can Do in Your Living Room

This bodyweight HIIT workout requires no equipment. All you need is your body and a little space to get your heart rate high and work your entire body. → Read More

18 Pre- and Post-Flight Exercises Trainers Swear By

Flying is uncomfortable and cramped. Getting in some light movement before and after a flight can help. Here, trainers share what they do when they travel. → Read More

A 4-Move Upper-Body Kettlebell Workout for Your Arms, Back, and Shoulders

Try this no-frills routine on your next upper-body day. → Read More

Why Am I So Bad at Exercising in the Heat?

Exercising in hot and humid weather can present some challenges. Here’s why it might be harder for some people. → Read More

The 4 Pairs of Black Cross-Training Shoes This Fitness Pro Can't Live Without

Because most days, I just can’t spend time thinking about whether my shoes match or not. → Read More

A 4-Move Lower-Body Kettlebell Workout to Strengthen Your Legs and Butt

Do this lower-body kettlebell workout on your next leg day to train muscular strength and muscular power, two important functional fitness skills. → Read More

7 Dumbbell Exercises That Work Your Core

Switch up your core work with these compound moves. Each of these dumbbell exercises challenges your core and strengthens other muscles at the same time. → Read More

I'm Obsessed With Merino Wool Activewear and Honestly You Should Be, Too

If loving a fabric is wrong, I don’t want to be right. → Read More

Why Olympic Swimmer Simone Manuel Put an Inclusion Rider in Her Latest Contract

Making swimming more inclusive is a top priority for her. → Read More

5 Exercises to Try If You Hate Burpees

Burpees don't spark joy? Time to stop doing them. Here are some great burpee alternatives to try instead, or to get better at the oft-maligned exercise. → Read More

A 10-Minute Total-Body Dumbbell HIIT Workout You Can Do on Busy Days

Yes, you can get a great workout in just 10 minutes. Try this quick dumbbell HIIT workout next time you want to fit in a total-body routine on a busy day. → Read More

8 Strength Exercises All Beginners Should Learn How to Do

If you're a beginner exerciser, the best strength exercises to start with are foundational exercises that teach essential movement patterns and build a base. → Read More

Fitbit Made Some Big Changes to Its Product Lineup

With the launch of its new tracker, Fitbit Inspire, the brand has cut some of its older offerings. Get the details on which activity trackers are available now. → Read More

10-Minute Total-Body Kettlebell Workout

Strengthen your whole body with this AMRAP-style total-body kettlebell workout from kettlebell-certified trainer Ava Fagin of Body Space Fitness in NYC. → Read More

A 6-Minute Obliques Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Shore up your core with this bodyweight obliques workout that works your entire midsection but specifically targets the internal and external obliques. → Read More

5 Things to Know Before Working Out on the Beach

Sand is a tricky surface to exercise on. Here's what to know before your next beach workout or run along the sand to stay safe and injury-free. → Read More

18 Lunge Variations That Will Work Your Butt From Every Angle

Try a few of these lunge variations to work your glutes, quads, and core. Each type of lunge will help strengthen your body and improve your balance. → Read More

Here’s What Proper Running Form Actually Is and How Much You Should Care About It

It's not always worth overthinking your running form. Here are the main things to keep in mind, and when you should get your running form analyzed. → Read More