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

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

    Don't be put off by the name of this exercise: Baby Salutation. Sara Haley, a Santa Monica-based pre- and postnatal exercise specialist and creator of the "Expecting More" workout series for pregnant women, says you don't need to be with child to enjoy the benefits of a move that provides a luxurious...

  • Four pool moves that can be cool summer exercises

    Four pool moves that can be cool summer exercises

    When the heat is on, you might lose your motivation to hit the gym. But the typically warm days of Southern California's late summer offer a perfect excuse to take your workout into the pool, where it's nice and cool. You'll still work up a sweat, said John Platero, director of education for the...

  • Side crunches can make love handles vanish, if done properly

    Side crunches can make love handles vanish, if done properly

    Say adios to those love handles with the side crunch; a proven waist cincher. Orthopedist and fitness trainer Levi Harrison, who created the Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout, demonstrates proper form as well as a couple of ways to advance the move. What it does Side crunches work the internal...

  • Cross-body punches bring on the cardio without the noise

    Cross-body punches bring on the cardio without the noise

    Every workout arsenal needs a fast-and-easy low-impact cardio movement, perfect for those days when time is short but you still want to work up a sweat. This is also a move you can take on the road. Because there's no noisy jumping around, it's great to do in a hotel room or in a second-floor bedroom....

  • Jumping lunges bring a burn when time is tight but your thighs aren't

    Jumping lunges bring a burn when time is tight but your thighs aren't

    This is the move you bust out when you're short on time and desperately in need of a hard-core burn: jumping lunges. Celebrity trainer Bob Harper said this is one of the best double-duty exercises he knows. What it does Jumping lunges are a time saver because they strengthen and tone the lower...

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