Best of 2012: The Playlists That Keep Our Hearts Pumping : The year 2012 put Spotify on the map and into our ears. Putting together rocking playlists for everyone's taste and speed has never been so easy. Here are some of our favorite mixes from the year that kept us motivated and rocking through all of our workouts! Source: Corbis Images
Dolphin Pose Benefits: Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression -Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, and arches -Strengthens the arms and legs -Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause -Relieves menstrual discomfort when done with head supported -Helps prevent osteoporosis -Improves digestion -Relieves headache, insomnia, back pain, and fatigue -Therapeutic for high blood pressure, asthma, flat feet, sciatica
Booty Squeeze Targets: Abs, lower back, butt, and legs Lie faceup with legs extended, a towel under each heel, and arms out to sides so that hands are in line with hips, palms down. Contract abs, squeeze glutes, and slowly lift hips and legs a few inches off floor while pressing heels into towels. Slide feet out to sides as wide as possible, then slide them together again without lowering hips.
Drop a Jeans Size Workout. This plan is designed to slim you all over but especially targets your abs, butt and thighs.Part 1: Toning--Do 2 sets of these toning exercises twice a week. What Youll Need: A set of 3 to 8 pound dumbbells and a stability ball (or a bench) Part 2: Cardio--trimming cardio sessions (three times a week to downsize your denim in 28 days.).