The Pilates One-Leg Circle

June 27, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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By Brooke Marrone

The Pilates One-Leg Circle exercise is a fantastic way to work your core and tone your thighs.

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Fitness Saturday: Developing a Strong Core with the Hollow Rock Exercise

June 20, 2015 by Cassidy Watton

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By Cassidy Watton

The core exercise I would like to share—the Hollow Rock—is not fancy or flashy; it just works. It is not just for show, it’s also for function.

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The Single-Leg Deadlift

June 13, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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By Brooke Marrone

The Single-Leg Deadlift is a full-body movement that will challenge your balance, strength, and flexibility.

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Fitness Saturday: The Tricep Push-Up

June 6, 2015 by Cassidy Watton

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By Cassidy Watton

This week’s exercise works a popular muscle—the tricep, or underarm.The Tricep Push-Up can be done anytime, anywhere; no equipment needed. It is a movement with many modifications that leave room for improvement as you progress.

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Fitness Saturday: The Clamshell Exercise

May 30, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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By Brooke Marrone

The clamshell exercise not only tones your hips but also plays an important role in keeping your back, knees, and hips healthy and strong.

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Fitness Saturday: Sumo Stance Good Mornings

May 23, 2015 by Cassidy Watton

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By Cassidy Watton

Flexibility directly dictates how mobile you will be as time goes by. A vibrant and active woman’s mobility is of the highest importance! This week’s exercise takes care of both.

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Molly Fisk on Yoga: Pushing Out That Last Ounce of Breath

May 16, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Even though I can’t differentiate between the lower part of my lung and the upper, and my inhalations last a nanosecond at best, I am breathing in and out on purpose, and that has changed everything.

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Fitness Saturday: The Back Lunge

May 16, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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Today’s exercise, the back lunge, is not only effective at targeting all of the major muscle groups in your legs, it also places less stress on the knee joints; It’s a great move for beginners to start with.

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Fitness Saturday: The Lateral Lunge

May 2, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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The Lateral Lunge is an important exercise; it not only targets the gluteus maximus and hamstring muscles, as traditional lunges do, it also builds strength in your abductor and adductor (inner and outer thigh) muscles, which are often ignored.

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Fitness Saturday: The Single-Leg Bridge

April 25, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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This exercise does a lot for you: It works your hamstrings, quads, glutes, calves, abdominals, and lower back.

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Fitness Saturday: Wide Second Exercise with Pulses and Reaches

April 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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This exercise is fantastic for strengthening the thigh and glute muscles while engaging your core and focusing on your posture.

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Fitness Saturday: The Side-Lying External Rotation Exercise

April 11, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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The Side-Lying External Rotation Exercise is another post in our series of Fitness Saturday exercises and workouts appropriate to women in the second half of life.

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Fitness Saturday: The Seated-Row Exercise

April 4, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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The Seated Row is one of the best ways to strengthen your back and improve your posture. This one move works almost every major muscle in your back and can be done just about anywhere.

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Fitness Saturday: Kneeling Tricep Kickbacks

March 28, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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This one exercise—amazingly—works all three tricep-muscle heads, and the more muscles you recruit with each move, the better.

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Fitness Saturday: Standing Leg Extensions

March 21, 2015 by Brooke Marrone

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Standing leg extensions are one of the best and most safe knee strengthening and balance exercises. Try this move 2 to 3 times a week and you should see immediate results!

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