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Fit Minute: The Windmill

Fitness expert Kristen James appeared on The Couch for Tuesday’s Fit Minute, showing us “The Windmill,” a move to target the core.


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NYC’s 6 Best Fitness Classes For A New Year’s Resolution

While you may have resolved to drop a few pounds during New Years days past, this time you’ll stick to it and reach your goals with these tough trainers running NYC’s best fitness classes for a New Years resolution.


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7 New Fitness Gadgets & Gift Ideas

Bahar Takhtehchian, Editor-at-Large at SHAPE, hit The Couch to show us some cutting edge gadgets that can boost your performance and help you break a sweat safely.


Fit Minute With Will Torres

Fit Minute: Holiday Fit Tips & Moves

Celebrity trainer Will Torres hit The Couch to give Carolina fitness tips for the holidays. He also showed us specific exercises to stay slender through the season.


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Fit Minute: The ‘Ugi’ Workout

One of the women behind the ‘Ugi’ workout – a training plan for real life health and happiness – hit The Couch to show us some key moves and of course, teach us the Ugi philosophy.


Carolina with Sylvia Wiesenberg, the founder of Tonique Fitness

Fit Minute: Warrior Style Workout

This squat-lunge combination works legs, butt and arms, too. It’s a toning workout – and also great for your balance. Sylwia Wiesenberg from Tonique Fitness hit The Couch to show us how its done.


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Fit Minute: Air Squat + Single Leg Eccentric Squat

One of the country’s premiere strength and conditioning trainers, Will Torres, visited The Couch for Tuesday’s Fit Minute.


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The Doggie Treadmill: A New Way For Your Pup To Get Fit

You know we’re big dog people here on The Couch, but even we have trouble finding the time to make sure our four-legged pals get enough exercise.


Lisa Kerney Aerial Workout

The Latest Fitness Fad: The Aerial Dancing Workout

Aerial silks is the hot new way to exercise that may help prepare you to join the circus. But it’s not easy.


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Fit Minute: Plank Cross Crunch & Hip Taps

Fitness expert Nikki Glor was back on The Couch Tuesday morning to help us tone our midsection.


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Fit Minute: Lower Body Workout

You give us 60 seconds, we’ll give you a great tip to tone up.


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Study: Kids Can Benefit From Just 7 Minutes Of Certain Types Of Exercise

Research from the Manitoba Institute of Child Health found that just seven minutes of high intensity exercise like running is more effective than one to two hours of lighter exercise like going on the swings.


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Fit Minute: Glutes & Abs

Celebrity trainer Noah Neiman from Barry’s Bootcamp joined The Couch to show us how to tone our glutes and abs.


Fit Minute With Kristen James

Fit Minute: Lateral Lunge & Reach

Fitness expert Kristen James shows us how to torch calories while working leg muscles and burning body fat.


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Can Stress Shrink Your Brain? Research Says Diet May Improve Mood, Work Performance

Long-term exposure to stress floods the brain with cortisol, which damages neurons making them smaller. Part of the brain affected by stress controls problem solving and memory: in extreme cases, the results can be serious.