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Stephanie Mansour is a nationally recognized health and fitness expert. In her column, "Exercise Well," she shows you her fitness tips.

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The cable machine is a great tool for working the biceps and triceps

Using the cable machine is like using resistance bands as opposed to free weights. With cables and bands, the resistance stays with you throughout the entire movement of the exercise.

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Work out your back and chest on the cable machine

You can use the cables to work your entire body, but today we are going to focus on the chest and back. These muscles work on opposition of each other, and it’s important to strengthen both.

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Treadmill basics — step by step tips to get the most out of your workout

Walk on a treadmill to create a more structured workout than just taking a walk.

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How to use a Pilates ring effectively in your next workout

There are so many uses for the ring to encourage proper form and to make exercises more intense.

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Basic kickboxing moves can rev up your workouts

Kickboxing is a great cardio and strength-training workout that can be done a few times a week.

Health and fitness expert Stephanie Mansour demonstrates a Superman/Superwoman back stretch.
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Strengthen your back with these exercises — even if you’re on the couch

Improving your back strength can help reduce back pain, shoulder pain, and also improve posture.

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Plank position a great starting point to work the waist, core

Holding a plank and then performing exercises is a great overall mid-section workout that targets the front of the core, sides of the waist and low back.

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Jumping rope more than a game — it’s a great workout

Your heels should not touch the ground when you’re jumping rope for maximum workout effectiveness.

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Pilates ring a great tool to work your inner thighs

With ring in hands, you can lie down in front of the couch or even on the couch to do a great inner thigh workout with these 3 exercises.

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Your kitchen is a great place to incorporate light exercise

Squats and push-ups are two exercises you can do using various items in your kitchen.