Time for a best-of roundup! With spring here and bikini season around the corner, it’s time to turn up your workout efforts, and these 8 articles will give you the inspiration and information you need…
1. Top 10 Gym Mistakes
Gym mistakes could be sabotaging your efforts (yikes). These 10 tips will tell you how to better engage your core in the weight room, why cardio alone won’t win the weight-loss battle and why you should DITCH the weight belt – for good!
2. Exercises For a Perfect Butt
This is one of my all-time fave articles on the blog. I’ve read plenty of “better butt” articles, and they usually tell you the exact same thing (squats, lunges, blah, blah, blah… ). But this article reveals a MAGIC BUTT MOVE that can super charge any butt routine.
3. Bikini-Ready in 7 Weeks
I know it’s only February, but bikini season will be here before we know it. And rather than dreading suiting up (and panicking come May), this article will tell you how to get a head start on your HOT BOD.
4. How to Lose 60 Pounds – For Good!
Imagine losing 60 pounds – 60 friggin pounds! That’s exactly what Clint Reynolds did. Learn how he went from fast food to healthy eating and his belly fat-cutting secret.
5. 3 Muscles You Don’t Stretch, But Should
Stretching doesn’t get nearly enough props, yet not lengthening certain muscles can cause muscle imbalances and low-back pain. And those muscles we ignore are precisely the ones that need extra TLC (that means you, hip flexors!). This article will tell you exactly which muscles to stretch and how to stretch them.
6. 4 Yoga Moves for a Great Butt
When you think yoga, you don’t automatically think bootylicious… but this article may just change your mind. Adding these 4 butt-centric yoga moves to your practice can give you GREAT glutes!
7. Is it Better to Workout in the a.m. or p.m.?
To workout in the morning or afternoon, THAT is the question. Turns out the answer isn’t so cut and dry: if you’re lifting weights, morning is best… if you’re training for a big race, train during the actual race time… and otherwise exercise when it makes you feel great.
8. The Best Way to Get 6-Pack Abs
Crunches alone won’t give you a killer midsection. To really rock your core, think beyond standard situps to TRX and Kettlebells, and don’t forget cardio or good nutrition.