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Workout routines: The best at-home exercises for women

Author: Canadian Living

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Workout routines: The best at-home exercises for women

Looking for ways to get fit and look trim?

We've gathered our best workout routines – specifically designed for women's bodies – full of proven advice from experts to help you reach your fitness goals. Take a look at our go-anywhere workout, browse our top cardio tips designed to get you sweating, then learn how to target two troubling areas: your butt and tummy.

Photo gallery: Easy workout routines you can do anywhere

This workout routine requires almost no equipment, making it easier for you to get your workout in anywhere.

Don't let a busy schedule throw a wrench into your fitness routine – you can do this circuit workout at home, whenever the mood hits. Simply set aside 20 minutes three times a week, and don't forget your resistance band!

Workout routines: Top 5 cardio workouts

Work up a sweat with five fabulous aerobic workouts.

We know that physical activity is good for the heart and mind, yet cardiovascular disease accounts for more deaths in Canada than any other, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Thirty-four per cent of all female deaths in 2002 were due to cardiovascular disease.

2 quick ways to a better butt

Two advanced exercises to work your gluteus maximus to the max.

Lie on your back on the floor or mat with your knees bent, feet hip-distance apart on the floor, heels aligned vertically with your knees, and arms alongside your body on the floor. Place the weighted ball between your thighs just above your knees and squeeze throughout the exercise.


How to get killer abs

Here are 4 great ways to help you get that sexy, flat stomach you've always wanted.

You've been dreaming of getting rid of that persistant bulge, trimming down your love handles and flattening out your stomach, haven't you? Well, you're not alone. With our guide to killer abs, what once seemed like a dream can now become reality.


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