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Build more strength and you’ll lose more weight -- plus you’ll tighten those problem spots, like abs. We’ll show you the ropes.

The Basics

Call it “weight” or “strength” training, it’s just as important as aerobic exercise. Learn more about the importance of muscle.

Want great looking calves? Try these safe, simple, and effective exercises for toning and strengthening your calf muscles.

Learn about plyometric exercises. Find out what plyometric training is, benefits, who should and shouldn’t try it, and more.

Upper Body

Get advice from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, on the right way to work those lats.

In this part of our series, we get advice from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, on the right way to work your biceps.

Get advice from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, on the right way to work your triceps.

In this part of our series, we get advice from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, on the right way to work your chest muscles.

Lower Body

We all have our “problem areas”, are yours generally found below the belt? If so, these lower body exercises from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, can help tone and tighten you from your hamstrings to your calves.

Personal trainer, Matt Minter demonstrates the right way to use a free motion squat machine to strengthen and tone your  lower body muscles.

If you feel your "rear view" needs a makeover, the right fitness routine can provide a natural lift.

Abs, Abs, Abs

Want a toned stomach or a winning tennis game? WebMD's pictures show 11 off-balance core exercises to help get you there.

These three yoga poses can help you increase tone and flexibility for your entire body.

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