Exercise: Spiderman Plank

For those who want to work on their abs, obliques, quads and glutes, the Spiderman Plank may be one of the better exercises. This is a difficult workout and may be something you want to work towards as a beginner. Personally, I was only able to sustain five reps with each set. This is because I am incredibly out of shape. Still, I plan on breaking these records as I work for greater fitness.

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Using the Exercise Website to Stay Motivated

Exercise.com is one of my go-to websites for various workouts and exercises. It has a huge database with several thousand ways that can help you get into shape. One of the biggest reasons why I like using the site is because of the point system. These points are accumulated through your activities and pitted against everyone else on the site. So, how do you use Exercise.com to stay motivated for fitness?

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How to Perform Aerobic Exercises

Aerobic exercises are not all that different from other activity. The main component that sets it apart from traditional methods of exercise is that it’s based in rhythmic procession. This means that your motions are centered around a specific rhythm whether it’s to the beat of your favorite song or a consistent movement based on timing. You probably do aerobics on some level without even realizing it.

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7 Great Easy to Do Butt Exercises

Your butt does more for you than merely turn heads as you walk by. These glute muscles contribute to general movement as well as a plethora of things you do in everyday life. However, it may be nice to impress yourself when throwing on those tight clothes or the bathing suit. Don’t think of butt exercises as vain, but more of a way to improve your overall lifestyle.

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7 Great Beginner Exercises for the Lower Back

A lot of people have back problems in the United States. It’s best to seek medical guidance before you do any back exercises as it could make problems worse for you. Otherwise, I am putting together seven great exercises for those who are looking to get a bit more strength and endurance from one of the most utilized groups of muscles in the body. Many of these are quite simple and can be done virtually anywhere.

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Exercise: Glute Bridge March

After the amount of activity I had yesterday, I realized that I need an exercise that can work on key points of my core. Bending over to T-up a golf ball and spending a bit of time on my bike made my glutes and hamstrings scream at me today. So, here is my answer to that weakness in both of those areas: the Glute Bridge March. This is a bit more difficult, but works out more muscle groups as a whole.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Walks

Just because you walked 10,000 steps doesn’t mean you’ll burn a significant number of calories. While step counters can help you get more out of your day, they don’t necessarily mean you’ll quickly lose weight. This is only one factor of how you can get more out of your walks. It’s all about how much effort you put into putting one foot in front of another.

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Do You Need Expensive Exercise Machines to Lose Weight?

Recently, I saw a commercial on television showing off some new exercise machine from Bowflex. Apparently, these people are burning more calories in 15 minutes than they did in a 45 minute session at a gym. The biggest and most noteworthy claim is being able to burn 150 calories in 15 minutes. Now, I have no doubt that it’s possible. My question is do you really need something that expensive in comparison to other products?

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Exercise: Air Bicycle

The air bicycle is an easy to do exercise that helps strengthen the core without a great deal of impact. Essentially, it centers around keeping your legs up and the abdomen tight. For those who are just starting out, it can be a great way to start your day by building onto your abs and getting the blood flowing. This is one of those exercises that is easy to do for virtually anyone regardless of body size.

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Exercise: Scissor Kick

When you need an easy-to-do exercise to help shape your abs, the scissor kick is one of those that can be done virtually anywhere. As long as your comfortable on the floor, you can get a bit of an abdominal workout by shifting your legs back and forth. It’s one of those beginner exercises that I suggest people try who have been as lacking in fitness as myself. It’s a good warm-up routine to get into before trying some of the more grueling workouts.

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