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Category: Exercise

10 Old School Leg Exercises That Will Give You New Results

10 Old School Leg Exercises That Will Give You New Results

When you ask people which area of their body they need to tone up the most, legs will always fall in the top three. As we get older, it’s impossible to control everything that happens to the lower part of your body. There are some […]

8 Mantras To Motivate Yourself to Exercise

8 Mantras To Motivate Yourself to Exercise

I love mantras for everything in life.  Yes, sometimes they can be a little corny, but they can also be very powerful if you give them a chance.  Mantras are meant to be something you say to yourself or post visually so that you see […]

This Is Why You Need Exercise Rest Days

This Is Why You Need Exercise Rest Days

Exercising regularly is a fantastic goal to have to improve your health and fitness, but are you giving yourself rest days? Exercise rest days are so important to build into your workout schedule. Just know that a rest day does not have to mean you […]

6 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

6 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

You probably know why you should be exercising by now. If you are trying to lose weight, exercise is non-negotiable. If you are trying to tone up, you can’t do it without exercise. Want a healthier heart? Exercise can strengthen it and make it work […]

5 Exercise Moves For a Better Booty

5 Exercise Moves For a Better Booty

Your backside is one of those body parts that kind of has a mind of its own.  It reacts quickly to extra calories, decreased exercise, and age.  Some people complain that their butt is saggy, some say it’s too full, some hate their flat butts.  […]

The Complete Guide to Starting Out at the Gym

The Complete Guide to Starting Out at the Gym

If you are starting out at the gym, whether you have never set foot in the gym, or are going back after a long hiatus, it can be very intimidating. All of those funny looking machines.  The fit and toned people who seem to know […]

5 Tips to Fit in Exercise When You Have Kids

5 Tips to Fit in Exercise When You Have Kids

One of the biggest obstacles people say keeps them from exercising regularly is having kids. I hear you completely. I have two of my own, and I know how much of your time they take up. However, having kids does not mean that regular exercise […]

Top 3 Exercise Hurdles and Some Helpful Tips to Overcome Them

Top 3 Exercise Hurdles and Some Helpful Tips to Overcome Them

Recently on the OYS Facebook page, I asked readers what their top reasons were for not exercising.  I expected a lot of the answers, but there were a few surprises.  I tallied up the three most common hurdles readers said kept them from exercising, and […]

Quick Bedtime Toning Routine

Quick Bedtime Toning Routine

This exercise post idea came from Tammy’s real-life daily exercise experiences. She confessed that sometimes her strength training routine doesn’t happen and gets pushed to the back burner for any number of reasons. After doing cardio, she sometimes finds that she is too tired to […]

Exercises You Can Do During TV Commercials

Exercises You Can Do During TV Commercials

Many people wind down their evening by watching their favorite TV shows. Like everything else in life, this can be fine in moderation. However, you want to be careful about how much time you are spending planted on the couch in front of the TV. […]


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