When my team at POPSGUAR asked who wanted to try a plank challenge, my hand shot up. It was fun! This recent plank challenge however, was . While I was definitely feeling some toned and strong abdominal muscles, my biggest takeaway was about setting goals.
Abs are mostly made in the kitchen, but you can help speed the process along by doing high-intensity workouts that burn calories and build muscle. This is one aspect of every CrossFit workout, which is why even though CrossFitters rarely spend time solely working their abs, they have amazingly strong, toned core muscles.
I know what it's like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you're after. I ran for years and years, and it wasn't until I started CrossFit (and monitored my calorie intake) that I started seeing results - bye-bye, belly fat!
As thrilled as Kate will no doubt be to be pregnant with a brother or sister for Prince George and Princess Charlotte, she will have something else on her mind: Hyperemesis gravidum. The Palace has confirmed that Kate is once again suffering from the extreme form of morning sickness, saying: “As with her previous two pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum." Today, she was unable to accompany Prince George on his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea in south London.
Josefina Monasterio has some seriously impressive abs. And thighs. She’s also 71 years old. The Venezuelan woman has been impressing her younger counterparts in the bodybuilding ring for the past decade. At the age of 59, she decided to take up weight lifting. Now, she is one of the oldest muscle women in the world. Of course, getting a body like Josefina’s takes a lot of work. Her daily exercise regime includes a six mile run followed by a three mile jog followed by a three mile walk. If that’s not enough, she also embarks on a morning of yoga as well as her beloved weight lifting. The bodybuilder’s diet is also on the healthy side. She always eats a good breakfast (usually consisting of oats) before she leaves the house, snacking on fruit and ending with a hearty meaty meal. The 71-year-old – who also has a PhD in Adult Personal Development and is a certified yoga therapist – regularly posts inspirational videos to her thousands of Facebook fans . She says that her mission is to help others realise that they can achieve anything – if they only put their mind to it. We’d hire her to be our life coach any day. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: This is exactly what makes you throw up during a workout Woman loses astonishing amount of weight after being told she could die at 40 6 ways your workout is ruining your skin
Sometimes we can ease up on the exercise front and stop it from happening, and other times, well . While it's not necessarily a bad thing to throw up during a workout, we know that a lot of you don't want to vomit while exercising (It's disgusting! It's awkward! Where's the toothpaste!?), so let's look at some reasons it happens.