Grab a set of five-pound dumbbells and take five minutes to sculpt some seriously sexy arms! This quickie workout, created by celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire, will burn out your biceps and triceps and prep your arms for the little black dress.
If you think the treadmill is just for running and walking, think again! You can take a walk with your hands or put your mountain climbers on the moving belt for an entirely new challenge. Watch this video to learn unique moves from Equinox's popular Shred and Tread classes to strength train using the machine. We promise, you will never look at the treadmill the same way again.
If that bit of flesh that hangs over your jeans is nagging you to work out, we have a handful of moves to help tone your muffin top. Along with regular cardio, these five exercises will also get your heart rate pumping to burn calories and work all the muscles in your middle. Press play and bid farewell to your love handles.
Work your entire body and get your heart rate up in just 10 minutes with this workout created by celebrity trainer Ashley Borden. Not only are these moves effective, they're fun too. Press play, and get ready to work!
By adding light weights to traditional Pilates exercises you can increase your lean muscle mass while training your core. Celebrity trainer Juliet Kaska created a full-body Pilates workout using an exercise band, light dumbbells, and ankle weights to build metabolism-boosting muscle — exactly what we need heading into the holidays. If you don't have these props, don't worry: this workout is still effective without them. Press play and get your Pilates on.
High-intensity interval training, aka HIIT, is one of the best ways to maximize your workout time. Burn a ton of calories and boost your metabolism in little time with celeb trainer Astrid McGuire's full-body HIIT workout. It may be only 10 minutes long, but it will leave you dripping with sweat. There's no equipment needed for the workout, so press play and start your sweat sesh.
Incorporating a stability ball into your workouts is an easy way to challenge even the most basic exercise. Whether you're lying on a stability ball or simply holding it, you'll quickly find how much harder your body has to work — especially when it comes to ab exercises! Just in time for the oncoming bikini season, we're taking you through a series of ab exercises that really focus on strengthening and toning your entire core. Hit play and get ready to feel the burn!
Get your sexy on with PlyoJam, the hot new fitness craze that combines dance moves with exploding plyometrics. Besides helping you to lose weight and tone your body, this workout is guaranteed to challenge your speed, agility, and balance, while keeping a huge smile on your face.
Brussels sprouts are one of our favorite veggies to serve up for Thanksgiving, even though there are often one or two nasayers at the table. This recipe from Karma Chow pairs the bitter brussels sprout with the sweetness of maple syrup and saltiness of tamari, making for complex flavors. It's bound to make more than a few brussels sprout converts. And it's vegan!
It's time to rev up your workout with some kettlebells. More versatile than dumbbells, using kettlebells to strength train increases your caloric burn. We had celeb trainer — she introduced Jessica Alba to CrossFit — Yumi Lee teach us four effective exercises using the kettlebell. Watch the video for a quick tutorial, then try these moves in your next workout.
Curious how the Victoria's Secret models prep for the runway? We turned to 28 Day Challenge trainer Robert Brace, who works with many of the Angels, to learn some new multitasking moves that target the abs. Watch this video and try these five exercises to tighten your midsection and work your core.
Exercise alone will not tame the muffin top, but strengthening the muscles underneath the body fat that hangs around the waist is a great way to start. And remember, strong obliques mean a strong core, better posture, and toned abs. Along with a healthy diet and a regular doses of cardio, this BOSU workout will show some love to your love handles. Press play, and work your waist for a few minutes!
A Thanksgiving feast isn't complete without a piece of pumpkin pie, and if you're vegan or lactose intolerant, this is one dessert you don't have to go without. Karma Chow has created a pumpkin "cheese" cake that's completely dairy-free but still full of flavor. Plus it's easy to make — no baking required. Watch this video to learn how to whip up this seasonal delight.
A little yoga before bed, or even in bed, can be the perfect way to wind down and prep for a good night's sleep. Here are three poses yogi Tara Stiles recommends for a relaxing bedtime sequence. Next time you find yourself counting sheep, try these soothing poses instead.
If fear of the zombie apocalypse keeps you up at night, then it's time to train — hard. We created a workout that will teach you the skills you need to outrun, evade, and, if necessary, battle the walking dead. Press play, and get ready to work on your speed, agility, and strength. Train as if your life depends upon it — now go!