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Saturday Morning Drills: Sexy Shoulder Workout

It’s that time of the year where you finally get to pack away all your bulky sweaters and pull out your sexy tank tops and sundresses. If the warm weather snuck up on you quicker than you expected and your shoulders aren’t quite as sleek and toned as you would prefer, don’t despair, we are here to help!

We have included six easy moves that will get your arms ready for their grand debut in no time. All it takes is 15 minutes 3-4 times a week, starting today!

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Youble Offers a Solution for Those Who Can’t Make it to the Gym

Getting to your favorite classes at the gym isn’t always easy, and you may have bought some home workout videos for the days getting to the gym is as possible as getting your child to do their chores. Yet, after a while those workout videos begin to collect dust because you can’t bare the thought of doing the exact same routine one more time. So what do you do?

Realizing this is an issue, Yu Hannah Kim helped co-found and is president of Youble.com. The website was created based on Kim’s belief that high quality fitness training should be available to everyone at their convenience.

It offers over 10 different classes including Balletone, a registered trademark that is a fusion of fitness, ballet and yoga sequences ending with barre and stretching. It is designed to build strength and balance. All of the classes are thirty minutes in length except for the 15 minute core class.


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Swahili Military Endurance Workout Tabura Gains Popularity

Tabura, translated in Swahili, is a type of training used to improve military endurance and strength in Africa. Recently CRUNCH fitness has turned this military exercise into a workout regime combining kickboxing, West African dance moves and, in an odd twist, live music.

As with many high intensity workouts, Tabura, is sure to burn a ton of calories. We recommend to stretch and stay hydrated during and after any intense fitness program.

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Turbo Kick: Everything a Beginner Needs to Know

When you’re stuck in a workout rut, a fun, exciting exercise class is a great way to add a little energy back into your workout routine. Turbo Kick, created by Chalene Johnson, is a high energy class that mixes hip hop with kickboxing and burns up to 1,000 calories per hour.

“Turbo Kick challenges participants physically as well as mentally,” said Susanna Kalnes, a Chicago-based Area Promotions Director for Powder Blue Productions. “It’s a great cardiovascular workout because it improves psychological well-being and is proven to help participants have fun while losing weight.”

Since its creation in 1997, Turbo Kick has developed a huge following and inspired hundreds of people to lose weight, tone up and achieve their health and fitness goals. The Turbo Kick workout consists of a sport specific warm-up, sections devoted to punches, kicks and combination workouts, a high-paced interval section, recovery and a high-energy finale. Each round is set to motivating music that will make you want to move.


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A Spooky Tunes Halloween Workout Playlist

By Tish Merritt for FitBottomedGirls.com

I love me some Halloween! There’s nothing more fun than a night of mischief. But there’s also nothing like a Halloween workout! So I say grab a jump rope and a treadmill or a short trail and try the following: Jump rope for an entire song, then run/walk for the next song. Keep switching between the two different cardio workouts until you reach the end of this 45-minute playlist. It’ll be scary how much your cardio endurance improves…Terrifying how strong your calves and legs will become.


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