This 30-minute stability ball workout will hit all of your muscles. Watch the beginning for tips on modifications and technique!
Today’s jump rope workouts are a great way to combat the boredom that sometimes accompanies repetitive cardio exercise. And it might just take you back to those carefree childhood days of summer. Jumping rope has a lot of health benefits. It elevates your heart rate to torch calories, improves coordination and balance, is easy to do, and is just plain fun. On the flip side, continuous jumping can take its toll on your ankles, calves, and knees. Be careful and ease into it, especially as a beginner or if you have existing injuries. Here’s an introductory tutorial to get started. I recommend starting with no more than 10 minutes if…
This kettlebell workout will take you through a lower body routine that combines strength, cardio, and flexibility. And, it's fun!
After yesterday’s epic workout, we’re slowing things way down with a restorative yoga routine. This video is the perfect rest day activity after a week of tough workout challenges, including the Push-Up Challenge, the Squat Challenge, the Burpee Challenge, the Core Challenge, the Animal Walk Challenge, and 1000 Calorie Workout Challenge. Wow, what a week! Only three days left of the Simple Fitness 30-Day Challenge. You deserve to take it nice and slow today. Savor this routine, and we’ll be back at it again tomorrow. Till tomorrow, Kim
Today's 1000 calorie workout challenge is best for more advanced exercises or those of you who are ready to push yourself hard.
Have you heard about an animal walk in fitness? Here's an overview of what they are and how they can help your mobility.
So far this week, we’ve featured a push-up challenge, a squat challenge, and a burpee challenge. Today, we’re doing a 500-repetition core challenge with Maddie Lymburner from MadFit. The last three days of challenges have worked the core as a secondary part of the exercise, but this routine targets all parts of the abdominal wall. Some ask whether it’s okay to work your core every day. The answer is nuanced, according to Livestrong.com: More isn’t always better. Generally speaking, … most people shouldn’t do ab workouts more than six times a week. Not only do your abs need a break, but so does the rest of your body. Without at…
It’s the exercise challenge everyone loves to hate … BURPEES!!!! Burpees are brutal, which means they’re good for you provided you do them right. Not only are burpees a total body strength exercise (working shoulders, chest, abs, quads, inner thighs, butt, and triceps), they’re also cardio. I love the efficiency of burpees. If I want to get in a quick workout and maximize my time, burpees are definitely in my routine. But like our push-up challenge and squat challenge, it’s important to do them right and easy to do them wrong. If done poorly, burpees can stress your lower back and shoulders. To help you,
Try this 100 squat challenge to get those legs burning! Think you can't do a squat? We include a tutorial teaching proper squat form.
It's Challenge Week! Today is the first of 7 days of fitness challenges. Take your fitness to the next level.