By Paige Waehner, About.com Guide
- Strength Training Workouts
- Cardio Workouts
- Body Weight Workouts
- Flexibility, Yoga and Pilates Workouts
- Specialty Workouts
Strength Training Workouts
These strength training workouts offer new and interesting ways to build lean muscle tissue, lose weight and get stronger. They include total body routines, ab workouts, butt, hip and thigh workouts, upper body training and even timesaver and travel workouts for all levels of fitness. Each workout includes pictures, full descriptions and detailed instructions so they're easy to follow.
If your goal is to lose weight or improve your health, cardio is essential for burning calories and conditioning your heart. It's a good idea to incorporate a variety of activities and intensities to keep your body challenged and your mind engaged. If you need some ideas for how to spice things up, try one of these cardio workouts which cover everything from the treadmill and elliptical trainer to home cardio workouts that require no equipment at all.
- Beginner Cardio Workouts
- How to Monitor Your Exercise Intensity
- Target Heart Rate Calculator
- Activity Calculator
Body Weight Workouts
No equipment? That's no reason to skip your workouts. These body weight workouts cover everything from cardio and strength training to power and endurance with both classic and unique body weight exercises. No equipment needed.
- 10-Minute Body Weight Circuit
- No Weight Workout
- Bootcamp Circuit
- No Equipment Travel Friendly Workout
- Outdoor Circuit Workout 1
- Outdoor Circuit 2
- Cardio Blast Workout
- Low Impact Cardio Blast
- Low Impact Cardio Challenge
- 10-Minute Cardio Blast
Flexibility, Yoga and Pilates Workouts
Flexibility is just as important as cardio and strength training, especially when it comes to keeping your body injury-free and relaxed. Stretching, yoga and other mind/body activities are also great for reducing stress. These workouts offer a wide variety of routines: basic stretching, Pilates for both flexibility and core strength and different types of yoga.
The following workouts offer a variety of choices for seniors, beginners, obese or overweight people, travelers or those who want ideas for office exercise and no equipment workouts. You'll also find workouts using unique types of equipment including the foam roller and resistance bands.
- No Equipment Workouts
- Total Body Strength for Seniors
- Strength Training for Obese People
- Beginner Strength Training