This relaxation pose will help you let go of stress — and fall asleep

Like many of us, you may sometimes have trouble getting to sleep. You’re wired from the stressful day. You’re worried about all the things you didn’t get done

Relieve your tension headache after a dumb day at work

You won't believe how good this feels after a long, hard day.

Do you sit at a desk all day? Here's the perfect stretch for your back

Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank shares the perfect stretch for a tired back

Try these 'reverse push-ups' to tighten up back-of-the-arm flab

The triceps can be a problem area, prone to flabbiness. BarreAmped's Suzanne Bowen created this reverse push-up for them.

Got tight hips and thighs? These stretches are for you

BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen has a gentle stretch for thighs and hamstrings.

To strengthen the thighs, push through the ups and downs

BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen shares a dance-inspired exercise for strengthening the thighs.

How can a 'pretzel' lift and tighten your butt? Try it and you'll see

BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen shares a floor exercise to tighten glutes and hamstrings.

P90X's Tony Horton says this workout will boost your balance and flexibility

Try This! Tony Horton, creator of P90X, shares a three-exercise circuit to enhance your balance and flexibility.

Biceps curls combined with lunges build your balance too

Try This: Biceps curls with 5-pound weights are combined with lunges in this balance-enhancing exercise.

Try This: 'The Parallel' is a dance move that will push your thighs to the limit

Try This: The parallel exercise for thighs can be done anywhere. It's deceptively simple.

Tony Horton shares a circuit to charge up the body and mind too

Try This: Tony Horton, of P90X fame, offers a workout circuit with push-ups, squats and a boxing sequence.

Here's one pool exercise that kicks core, glutes and more into action

John Platero of the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers says the Flag is an effective, pool-based resistance move.

Want a butt like Kim Kardashian? Try this dance-inspired fitness move

Try This: Fold-over exercise, based on ballet steps, works glutes and hamstrings

Squats with overhead presses combine for fab shoulders and lower body: Try This!

Try This: Kim Lyons offers a combo exercise with squats and overhead presses to tone shoulders.

You'll target the triceps and glutes with this cardio circuit: Try This!

Try This: Combo exercise with dumbbells targets triceps and glutes.

P90X creator Tony Horton shows you how to do a 'spinning' push-up: Try This!

Try This: The 'spinning' push-up is for legs, upper body, core and cardio. It's a tough exercise but can be modified.

Try this: Combo lunge also works arms and back in less time

Kim Lyons, the founder of Bionic Body in Hermosa Beach, says she got back into shape after the birth of her son using time-saving exercise combos that give you

Try This: 'Busy bee' exercise keeps impact low and safety high

Try This: 'Busy bee' exercise is a good low-impact workout for pregnant women and others who need to keep it safe.

Try This!: An exercise to practice proper lifting and help protect the back

Light exercise trains your mind and body in the proper way to avoid injury while picking things up

Try This!: 'Baby burpees' a great pregnancy exercise option

Burpees are one of the hardest exercises going. And they're probably not top of the list for expectant moms or for women trying to get in shape for pregnancy.

Try This!: Jump in the pool for a three-move core workout

Hit the pool for a 3-move exercise that works your core, via John Platero of the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers.

Try This!: Sit-ups that use momentum and get heart rate racing

Bob Harper of NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' suggests new sit-ups that use momentum to get your heart rate up.

Try This!: Gentle push-ups for moms-to-be

Push-ups build upper body strength, something that expectant moms will soon need. Here is a comfortable way to do them.

Try This!: The 'Baby Salutation' stretch, no child required

A stretching exercise known as the Baby Salutation helps loosen hips, hamstrings and inner thighs. For anyone; no child required.

Four pool moves that can be cool summer exercises

Try This: Four pool exercises for getting a workout that beats the summer heat

Side crunches can make love handles vanish, if done properly

Levi Harrison, who created the Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout, explains how to do a side crunch

'Mama squat and reach' good for pregnant women, desk workers

Sara Haley demonstrates the 'mama squat and reach,' a stretch designed for pregnant women but useful for others too.

Rotator cuff exercise uses dumbbell

Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

Try This: Soothe and ease those tight upper back muscles by rocking atop two therapy balls placed next to your spine.

Dip kicks strengthen triceps, send core muscles into action

Try This: The dip kick exercise recommended by fitness expert Lacey Stone takes on various parts of the body.

Therapy ball exercise loosens IT band to help ease sore, clicking knees

Try This: Therapy balls are used in the IT band meltdown, an exercise that can help ease overworked knees.

Air squats are an effective exercise for thighs and glutes

Try This: 'The Biggest Loser's' Bob Harper says the air squat is tops for getting in a lower body workout that will also raise your heart rate.

A routine that's a full-body extravaganza

Try This: Many major muscle groups get a workout with this plank-to-squat combo.

The bridge exercise helps lift and tighten lower body muscles

Try This: Engage the glutes, quadriceps and hamstrings with a lifting movement known as the bridge.

V-up instead of abdominal crunches

Try This: Dr. Levi Harrison ('The Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout') demonstrates working up to the V-up abdominal exercise.

Plank position for beginners

Try This: Plank position is great exercise, engaging a lot of muscle groups, but it's hard work. Tosca Reno explains how to work up to it.

Ease lower back pain with a roll on yoga therapy balls

Try This: With yoga therapy or tennis balls, lower back pain can be eased with gentle rocking motions.

Kettle bell overhead squat

Exercise: Kettle bell overhead squat builds glutes, hamstrings and quads, as well as shoulder strength and chest flexibility.

Rocking exercise can bring out-of-control kids to calmer seas

Try This: The side-to-side exercise called rock the boat releases tension and is soothing to the nervous system. It's perfect for kids or adults.

Single-leg pulse works lower body

Try This: A twist on the lunge, the single-leg pulse is a good lower-body workout and gets the heart rate up too.

Squat with lateral kick builds firmness

Try This: Extreme Bootcamp fitness expert Lacey Stone gives the squat move her seal of approval in working glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings.

Rub away the tension with the trapezius tamer

Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed the trapezius tamer massage for her Rx Series classes at Equinox gyms.

Lift off with the Crouch to Superman tubing exercise

Try This: Crouch to Superman tubing exercise, demonstrated by Long Beach fitness instructor John Garey, works your legs, back and shoulders.

Two exercises to stretch leg muscles after a workout

Try This: Levi Harrison of Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout demonstrates two stretches for leg muscles.

Windmills are a great strengthening exercise

Try This! Windmills are a version of yoga's triangle pose that includes a kettle bell, strengthening your obliques and hamstrings.

Give your fitness regimen a little push

Try This! Rather than a push-up, a push-away targets abdominal muscles.

Kneady ball can help ease knee pain, stiffness

Try This: The rubber kneady ball created by Jill Miller is aimed at massaging the knee's suprapatellar pouch.

Medicine ball burpee works muscles, burns fat

Try This: The medicine ball burpee works muscles, raises the heart rate and burns fat.

Lawn mower move grows your upper-body strength

Try This: Use exercise tubing for a move called the lawn mower. It works your latissimus dorsi, rear deltoid muscles and biceps.

Kettle bell arm lift targets plenty of muscles

Try This: Kettle bell combination incorporates clean and jerk weightlifting moves for an all-around muscle workout.

Deep down wisdom exercise can help calm child

Deep down wisdom exercise can help calm child

Stand and deliver a shoulders-to-thighs workout

Exercise with medicine ball works body from shoulders to thighs

Cat Wisdom stretch helps kids relax

Cat Wisdom stretch can help kids relax. It comes with a helpful rhyme too.

Frog legs add kick to a thigh workout

Frog exercise works inner thighs and can tone abs too

Medicine ball makes the plank pose even more challenging

Medicine ball makes the plank pose even more challenging

Kids can smarten up with Monkey Wisdom

Monkey Wisdom exercise helps kids smarten up

Try This! Kettle bell swings

Kettle bell swings work a wealth of muscles

Hip twists create a more defined waist

YouTube fitness expert Cassey Ho uses hip twists on her "Pop Pilates Total Body Workout" DVD and Blogilates channel.

The right medicine for building muscles and saving time

John Garey of 'Core Power & Stamina' uses a twist on a medicine ball squat to build legs, core and shoulders — and save time.

Rocking your way to stronger abs

CrossFit rock strengthens ab muscles

Cassey Ho's triangle lift sculpts the lower body

Cassey Ho's butt triangle lift tones glutes and thighs, and engages the traverse abdominals.

Try This: 'Elephant ears' massage helps kids perk up

'Elephant ears' massage helps kids perk up

A semi-serpent-style push-up

A semi-serpent-style push-up

Try This: The skull crusher, for toned triceps

Try the skull crusher, for toned triceps

Try This: A graceful stretch to the tips of the fingers

A graceful upper-body stretch to the fingertips

Try This: The humming breath, a virtual hug for kids

The humming breath, a virtual hug for kids

Try This: Prone hamstring curl tones legs

Prone hamstring curls can tone legs with or without weights

Try This: The scorpion reach to open up the hips

Scorpion reach opens up the hip joints

Try This: The shoelace, a yin yoga back reliever

A long, slow yoga stretch can relieve back pain, sciatica

Try This: The Superman, for a strong back

The Superman exercise brings power to the back

Try This: Yogi crunches

Yogi crunches challenge core muscles. Tamal Dodge (Yoga Collective) demonstrates.

Try This: The old-school half Turkish get-up

The half Turkish get-up is an old-school full-body workout borrowed from wrestlers.

Try This: Lateral traveling ape

The lateral traveling ape, from Mike Fitch's "Animal Flow Workout" for Equinox gyms, is a fun cardio exercise.

Try This! Dancers' stretch good for runners too

This leaning extension builds strength while improving balance and flexibility. Plus, it's good for the hamstrings and glutes.

Try This: The reverse fly to bring back balance

Harley Pasternak demonstrates the reverse fly.

Try This: Stretch with the crab reach

Fitness expert Mike Fitch demonstrates a full-body stretch called the crab reach.

Try This: The up and over

Amy Dixon demonstrates an uncomplicated cardio drill called the up and over.

Try This: Shoulder-opening stretch

A shoulder stretch and bend with a yoga strap can end your day with relaxation.

Try This: Bringing fluidity back

Fitness expert Jennifer Kries demonstrates a flowing sequence that helps to restore the mobility and ease to your spine using some of the same stretches your pets use.

Try This: Skater lunges

Harley Pasternak demonstrates the skater lunge for legs.

Try This: Russian twist with stability ball

Russian twist with stability ball tones your core, loosens your hips and gets your heart rate up.

Try This: The energizing tabletop lever

The tabletop lever exercise is a full-body morning starter.

Try This: Deep breathing in the eagle pose

Try This: The wood chop with leg swing

Amy Dixon's wood chop with leg swing exercise works the abdominals and back while stretching the legs.

Try This! The powerful warrior three squat

Warrior three squat is a powerful way to tone glutes and hamstrings.

Try This: Curtsy side lift, then take a bow

This move works the lower body with a blend of dance and fitness.

Try This! The Russian dance

The Russian dance, a high-intensity cardio drill, is a favorite of personal trainer Amy Dixon. Sandwich this drill between weight-bearing exercises to create a circuit that packs in a cardio and strength workout at the same time.

Get ready to fly: Try this rail balancing move

A new trick for the downward-facing dog: A push-up ... Try This

Down dog push-up tones your upper and lower body, while loosening up your hips and hamstrings.

Try This: Triceps kick

The triceps kick will give a workout to several parts of the body. As you do the exercise, make sure that the spine, neck and head are aligned and that the movements are slow and deliberate.

Try This: Kneeling lat pull lean-back strengthens all around

For the core, a kneeling lat pull lean-back using a stability ball strengthens the midsection all around.

Jackie Warner recommends sprawls for an upper-body workout

Jackie Warner recommends sprawls for an upper body workout. The exercise focuses on the chest, shoulders and core.

Try This: Parkour top-out move

Michael "Frosti" Zernow demonstrates the wall climb or top-out move.

Try This! Sumo squat with hitch-a-ride pulses

Tracey Mallett recommends the sumo squat with hitch-a-ride pulses to work the lower body and back, helping posture.

Try This! Yoga's crescent tones legs, builds balance

Yoga's crescent reps can tone legs, build balance and boost heart rate.

Try This! Vault a wall