Band + Balance = Burn

Band + Balance = Burn

Total-Body Workouts for Women, Workouts For Women
At first glance, this workout looks simple: An upper-body workout using a band. And yes, this do-anywhere plan does hit all your major upper-body muscles in a circuit format. But even though your upper half is hard at work, your lower body does not get a reprieve: For each move, you’ll assume a challenging stance or position and hold it for the duration of each exercise to improve balance, stability and core strength, amp calorie burn, and leave your legs shaking and quaking.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteChair Squat Overhead PressStand on top of the band with both feet just inside hip width. Hold the handles at your shoulders, then bend your knees and hips as far as you can to “sit” in the air while keeping your torso as erect as…
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Massy Arias: Rise Above – Oxygen Magazine

Massy Arias: Rise Above – Oxygen Magazine

Life, Mind and Body for Women, Total-Body Workouts for Women, Women's Fitness Personalities, Workouts For Women
An estimated 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression, according to the World Health Organization. But despite its pervasiveness, there is still an unambiguous stigma attached to depression that makes it an unmentionable subject of conversation, no matter your race, creed, country or age. In fact, more than 50 percent of Americans don’t seek treatment for the condition, and even fewer admit to having a mental health issue at all for fear of judgment, shame and discrimination. Thanks for watching!Visit Website“Mental health is taboo everywhere, and in my country, we never talk about these things — people just get labeled as crazy, even if they are only depressed,” says the Dominican-born Massy Arias. “But I think we should be open about it, and depression should be treated the same as…
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Buck Furpees – Oxygen Magazine

Buck Furpees – Oxygen Magazine

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Love ’em or hate ’em, burpees are an incredible exercise, working nearly every muscle in your body to build strength, power, endurance, coordination and agility. At their foundation, they require no equipment, and as for fat burning? They kick ass. Use these eight variations to shred up for summer and rock those short shorts with confidence.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteNothing spells nausea more than a workout riddled with burpees. And though you might think it was created by an evil masochist, the burpee was actually invented in the 1930s by an unassuming American physiologist and Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University named Royal Huddleston Burpee. He designed an exercise he called a “squat thrust”— place your hands on the ground, jump your feet back into plank, jump your feet back underneath you…
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Overall Conditioning Plyo-Box Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Overall Conditioning Plyo-Box Workout – Oxygen Magazine

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We can all benefit from including a plyometric box into our workouts. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike know that a plyo box can help with conditioning, explosiveness, coordination, strength and overall power. I could say more, but I’m sure you all get the picture. It’s a great piece of equipment. Perform the following exercises in a circuit to feel the burn and achieve a challenging workout! ExerciseSetsReps/TimePlyo-Box Single-Leg Rocket Jump   410-12 (each side)   Box Jump   430-45 seconds   Plyo-Box Mountain Climber   410-12 (each side)   Running Box Tap   430- to 45-second hold   Plyo-Box Pop Push-Up   410-12 (each side)   Plyo-Box Single-Leg Rocket JumpStep one leg onto the box with your heel firmly placed on top. As you step up onto the box, bring your opposite leg up in front and bent to help you jump…
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Fitness Festival 30-Minute Circuit Workout

Fitness Festival 30-Minute Circuit Workout

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The sun is shining, your crop tops are ready to come out of hibernation and your social calendar is starting to fill up. This can only mean one thing: Summer is upon us. Fitness festivals are showing up in a big way, offering an awesome experience and community for fitness junkies. With great music, endless dance parties, food-truck tacos and ice cream in the lineup, we turned to Propel fitness trainers to create a summer workout just for you. Get ready to kick it up a notch! Warm-Up With Playlist YogaNicole Sciacca shared this favorite warm-up yoga stretch: 1. Step your right foot up and keep your left hand or finger tips underneath your left shoulder. Gently peel your chest open to allow for space across your collarbones. Take five breaths.…
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Workout: Get Wedding-Dress Ready

Workout: Get Wedding-Dress Ready

Life, Total-Body Workouts for Women, Workouts For Women
Every bride deserves a confident waltz down the aisle, so here's how to make every workout leading up to the big day count.You’ve accepted a proposal, and now it’s time to begin planning the big day. Your head is swimming with all the details you need to tackle, so you begin compiling a list to help stay organized — choosing the date, narrowing down the guest list, selecting the bridal party, picking the perfect venue, interviewing photographers, bands and DJs, florists, bakers and caterers, sending invitations, choosing the dress of your dreams … wait! The dress! If you’ve been picturing yourself in a gorgeous wedding gown since you were a little girl, chances are you know exactly what silhouette you want to rock down the runway, err, aisle. And as…
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