Article Archive for Cardio & Toning

Can adding a Balance Ball to your abs workout net you that six-pack with less sweat? A study by researchers at the Department of...
Stretching is key to good cardio, plus 5 steps to a better aerobic workout
Stretching benefits your body in many different ways, including improved cardio, increased muscle flexibility, extended range of...
Step-by-step tutorials for toning your legs
The ideal inner-thigh workout — one that blasts fat while building muscle — is hard to come by. Luckily for you, we’ve done the...
Combine cardio and sculpting moves to burn calories faster
Want noticeable results in less time? Get the fastest results by combining cardio and sculpting into a single workout (and even a...
No pain, no gain? No way!
You’ve heard them time and time again: fitness tips that guarantee you’ll meet your goals if you follow them. But the truth is,...
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Between working in Marketing for Gaiam, caring for an active and adorable 18-month-old daughter and trying to grab some “hey, how...
I’m sure you’ve seen as many magazine articles as I have about common female body types. But there’s one problem with most of...
Tips for a divine derriere
If you’re looking to fill out your favorite pair of jeans in all the right places, or simply trim your hips in proportion with...
Tips for fitness motivation, exercise routines and healthy diet from The FIRM Instructor Alison Davis-McLain
Alison Davis-McLain isn’t just a Master Instructor for The FIRM — she’s also a mom and speech-language pathologist. And on top of...
How to stay fit & healthy all summer long
I don't want to hear it! Your excuse, that is! Summer is here, and it's a perfect time of the year to let our workouts take a...