You've probably passed the rowing machine more times than you can count, but the next time you're at the gym, try giving it a go! This piece of overlooked equipment offers up a heart-pumping cardio workout while also toning the entire body. World champion rower Josh Crosby of Equinox takes us through an interval workout that can easily be built upon for your next 30-minute sweat session.
Working out on the beach is fun and inspiring but also extrachallenging thanks to the sand; the unstable surface makes basic moves harder and more effective. But you are up to the challenge! Especially with quintessential beach babes Katrina and Karena of Tone It Up teaching you five of their favorite barre-inspired moves. Whether you're at the beach or your living room, these moves will work your entire body.
Tighten and tone your backside with this 10-minute workout from Anna Kaiser of AKT in Motion. She trains Kelly Ripa and Sarah Jessica Parker, and once you press play she will train you too! Although the focus of this workout is on the glutes, you will be working your entire body — to make the most of those 10 minutes.
Logging the major miles it takes to train for a marathon can take a toll on your body. But a little targeted strength training and stretching can help keep you on the road. Watch this video and learn a handful of must-do moves for marathoners.
And be sure to check out our marathon training program designed to keep your strong as you train to race 26.2 miles.
Running up and down a stairwell is a great workout, but it can get stale quickly. Stair exercises can shake up the boredom while also challenging the lower body even more. Additionally, it's also a no-excuse workout — all you have to do is show up! Whether it's at your local park, office, or apartment building, we are pretty certain there is a stairwell near you. Learn these five easy moves, and get ready to make the most of your next excursion to the park!
Sweating it out on the rowing machine is a great cardio workout, and unlike the treadmill, it's usually sitting empty so you can hop on and get working at any time. Added bonus: the rowing machine also works the upper back, arms, legs, and, yes, even core. And while it may seem like an obvious movement, there's definitely some technique involved. Watch as endurance athlete Josh Crosby from Equinox teaches us how to master the stroke and shares his tips for maximizing this workout.
If you're hankering for cheese, but are living the dairy-free life, we have a recipe for you to try: cashew cheese. This tasty soft "cheese" is great for spreading on crackers, adding to sandwiches, or topping off nachos. In this video, The Healthy Voyager, Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, shows you just how easy it is to make. Watch, learn, and then whip up a batch on your own.
If you're looking to tone your abs with some killer full-body moves, then you need to try TRX. This form of suspension training takes body-weight exercises to a whole new level, forcing your core to kick into high gear. We set up a TRX system on the roof of Equinox in West LA to teach you three essential and effective ab exercises. Watch this video to learn more about how TRX works, and then try these moves at your gym.
If you're curious to learn more about TRX, then read our interview with its creator, former Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick. He explains why TRX is good for endurance athletes, power lifters, and fitness newbies alike.