Fitness News Feb 9, 2017 Want gorgeous tone and unbeatable fitness levels? Try this
Great news, Sports Illustrated just put together a behind the scenes video for one of their hottest swimsuit models, and it’s the best thing ever created. Who is she? The model is Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, who has been featured for her third straight year in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition.
Hannah Jeter—yes, Derek Jeter’s wife—will appear in the2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, returning for the fifth time. But this one’s a bit more significant. This time, the beautywas shot just weeks after learning she’s pregnant with her first child, according toSI.com. Jeter is expecting a girl; and in an essay inThe Players’ Tribune, she expressed her desire to keep her daughter’s life out of the spotlight.
Medicine ball burpees An exercise for the whole body, medicine ball burpees are a hardcore conditioning workout.Place the medicine ball on the floor between your feet.Bend down and place your hands on the ball.Jump your feet back into the push-up position.Jump your feet back in so that your feet are either side of the ball.Grasp the ball and jump up into the air, lifting the ball above your head as you do so.Land on the balls of your feet and bend forwards to place the ball back on the floor and repeat the sequence.NEXT: Browse more medicine ball workouts>>
Walking lunge with twist PT Nerissa Peach demonstrates the walking lunge with twist, a great exercise for your legs and core.How to:Holding a medicine ball in your hands, elbows by your sides, take one large step forward into a lunge position.Watch that your knee is at a 90 degree angle and the weight of your body is toward your front knee.Hold the lunge position, contract your abs and rotate your torso to the same side as your front leg.Your arms and medicine ball should turn with your torso until they are in line with your side.Rotate back to the centre as you stand up and bring your arms back in front of you.Browse more medicine ball workouts>>
Side lunges with kettlebell Target your inner and outer thighs with these side lunges.How to:Stand with feet together, holding a kettlebell with arms extended down.Start by taking a giant step to your left with your left leg, keeping your body facing forward and your left foot facing slightly outward.Bend your left knee and sit back slightly until your left thigh is parallel to the ground while keeping your right leg straight.Pause, then push off your left foot to return to start, repeating with the right leg.NEXT: Browse more A-list butt workouts>>
Top tips for a pain-free Brazilian wax Before you head to your next Brazilian appointment, prepare yourself with these simple tips and avoid the discomfort.» Avoid coffee before your appointment. This stimulant can make the waxing more uncomfortable.» Exfoliate and moisturise the area regularly. Dry skin and clogged pores will lead to ingrown hairs.» Exfoliate before your appointment.» Do not exercise after your waxing appointment as you will risk getting ingrown hairs.» Wear cotton underwear and loose, breathable clothing when possible to avoid the risk of in-growns, particularly immediately following your appointment.» Do not pick ingrowns. You’re at greater risk of scarring and infection.» Apply a diluted tea tree solution to ingrown hairs. Other topical solutions are available from your chemist.» Moisturisers or oils with lavender or tea tree are great for regular use to maintain smooth skin as well as to treat and prevent ingrown hairs.» If you’re attempting to wax at home, patch test first to ensure against irritation by any of the ingredients.» Pull swiftly against the direction of hair growth while holding skin tight.» Do not wax over the same area twice.
Staying motivated is essential for your exercise goals, and there are simple changes you can make to keep moving forwards. Stuck for ideas? We’ve got a few to get you started.
1. Find a workout buddy
Exercising with a friend who has similar goals to you can be more fun and motivating for the both of you. Working out together will help push you both in the right direction to reach your shared goals.
2. Create your own workout playlist
Whether it’s on iTunes, Spotify or another music programme, creating the perfect playlist will give you the motivation to get up and get moving while listening to it. Listening to the right upbeat music while working out has also been suggested to increase the length of your workout!
3. New workout gear
You don’t have to spend loads of money, but treating yourself to some new workout kit is an exciting prospect and will spur you on to get them on as soon as possible and to have yourself a confident workout! Plus, you’ll look good doing it.4. Change it up
We all need change and variety to keep ourselves motivated, so whether it’s taking on a new workout class, joining a sports group or a change of scenery when outdoor exercising, do something different and new that you will thank yourself for later.
5. Reward yourself
Find something you’d like to work towards so you can strive to achieve just that, such as fitting into a pair of jeans you’ve bought yourself. Maybe even treating yourself to something new each month to enjoy and reward yourself for your exercise.
Tricep pushdown – rope attachment Target and strengthen your arms with the tricep pushdown.The Move:Triceps Pushdown – Rope AttachmentWhy: This is a strength, cable machine isolation movement for triceps to help target and strengthen.How: Attach rope to a high pulley. Grab with a neutral grip, palms facing one another. Standing up with torso straight and very small inclination forward, bring your arms up to 90 degrees. This is your starting position.Using the tricep, bring the rope down. At the end of the movement the arms are fully extended.Nail it: The upper arms should always remain stationary next to your torso and only your forearms should move