Supercharge These Tried-and-True Moves

Supercharge These Tried-and-True Moves

The plank, according to many experts, is by far one of the best exercises for strengthening the core. A staple exercise of yoga sun salutations and Pilates-based classes, the plank has been around for a long time and it’s not going away anytime soon. Planks, in a way,...
Burn Calories: Supercharge the Squat Thrust

Burn Calories: Supercharge the Squat Thrust

Attend any class that is labeled boot camp, interval or bodyweight and you are more than likely to hear the word squat thrust. Much like other classic exercises—such as squats, push-ups and jumping jacks, for example—the squat thrust has become a staple exercise for...
5 Ways to Supercharge the Squat

5 Ways to Supercharge the Squat

The body-weight squat is a compound exercise that primarily targets the muscles of the lower body—the glutes, quadriceps and hamstrings. Squats are considered an essential exercise to anyone’s strength routine, both for increasing the size of the legs and glutes as...
Supercharge the Ab Crunch

Supercharge the Ab Crunch

The basic crunch is one of the most common exercises used to train the abdominal muscles. This classic exercise targets the rectus abdominis, the long flat muscle that extends vertically on the front of the abdomen. There are many variations of the traditional...
How to Supercharge Push-ups

How to Supercharge Push-ups

Push-ups are considered one of the best body-weight exercises. And for good reason. This exercise builds optimal upper-body strength in the chest, shoulders and arms, and when done properly, the push-up can also help build a strong core by actively engaging the...