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Arms Workout with Exercise Bands

  https://youtu.be/132llFjBGps Exercise bands are great while traveling. It's like having a portable gym! Denis and I are using bands for our arms workout in the video above. (We're on the Italian side of the Mediterranean Sea during our last vacation.) When I...

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Pilates Roll-Up for Abdominals

  Abdominal exercises need to be done mindfully in order to get their benefits. I wrote about that in my last post. The Pilates Roll Up works the entire rectus abdominis very intensely, and it stretches your spine. It's...

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Mind-Body Abdominal Exercises

Abdominals are very important muscle group of your body. Of course, if you have strong abdominals your belly is going to look great. You could even sport a set of those washboard abs everyone wants on the beach. But many...

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Abdominals 101

Effectively working the abdominals requires a specific mind-body connection. This is a video I use in my MindBodyBlast class to get people started on abdominal exercises. It's also how I teach my one-on-one clients to start out with. No...

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The Single Leg Squat for Strength and Balance

If you've been doing squats for a while and feel you're pretty good at them, it may be time for you to move up and try the single leg squat.   This great exercise works your entire leg - hamstrings, glutes, quadriceps,...

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For Healthy Knees Exercise your Glutes and Hips

  If you swim, bike, run, walk, climb stairs or use an elliptical for exercise, no doubt you're fully aware of the big muscles of your leg that you're working. Those quads, hamstrings, glutes, and even calves use lots...

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Short Cardio Warm Up

Here's a short cardio warm up for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZM_6UOIo_s   It's a great way to warm up at home for a run, a bike ride, a strength training session, or any other workout.  Active stretching is built in, but if you need to focus on...

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Sun Salutation with Core Exercises

  Take A Yoga break and Get Your Core Exercises with Your Sun Salutation. Do this with me!   This is a fun and different take on a traditional sun salutation with core exercises strategically placed in the middle....

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Short Exercise Routine for Legs and Biceps

This is an exercise routine for legs and biceps combining the squat and bicep curl, and introducing a little bit of the yoga pose, Ukatasana (chair pose), for a fun twist. Try it with me! We start with an easier version. If...

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Bicycles for Great Abs

Get more kick from the bicycle exercise by doing it this way. This exercise works all of the abdominal muscles- rectus abdominis, obliques, transverse abdominis. It may be a little different from what you’re used to doing. ...

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Leg Lowers for a Strong Core

This exercise works all of the abdominal muscles isometrically.  It promotes back stability and relieves back pain.  Because it strengthens and stabilizes the core, it helps to improve physical performance in every...

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A Quick Lower Body Stretching Routine

Join me in my hotel room in Paris while I do a short stretch session. Stretching is great not only to keep the muscles limber and flexible, but to keep the joints open and mobile. Stretching before a long day can really help the body to feel good during all other activities to include sitting and standing for long periods. Stretching after a long day can help the body to relax and sleep better. This video was taken in the morning before going out to enjoy the city. Bon Jour!

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How to Exercise the Chest Muscles

The chest muscle group is one of the major muscle groups of the body and chest exercises are an important part of a complete, total body workout. If you're in a hurry, you can do a simple chest press, a lat row, and an...

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Summer Holiday Workout

It's time for summer holidays and vacations.  Do you have a plan for exercise when you're on vacation? Here's a total body workout that you can do quickly and then get back to your holiday fun. You can watch me by clicking...

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Get Your Sexy Back – Back Exercises

  The back exercises I show here work the large muscle groups of the back, the latissimus dorsi (lats) and the mid trapezius (traps). Scroll to the bottom of the page for a written version.Feel free to print out the...

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