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Learn new moves (and polish up existing skills) with these in-depth instructions, helpful cues, and suggestions to tailor each exercise to your unique body.

how to do the curtsy lunge

BREAK IT DOWN: The Curtsy Lunge

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Try this twist on a go-to lower-body move to build glute and leg strength, improve hip stability, and challenge your balance.
a man performs the pistol squat

BREAK IT DOWN: The Single-Leg Pistol Squat

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Learn how to personalize the challenging unilateral “pistol” move to build lower-body strength, mobility, and balance.
a woman performs a Good Morning

BREAK IT DOWN: The Barbell Good Morning

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Improve your form on this hip-hinge exercise to strengthen your legs, core, and back.
a woman holds bird dog

BREAK IT DOWN: The Bird Dog

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Build a strong core while improving your posture and cross-body coordination with this back-friendly move.
a woman performs the TRX pullup

BREAK IT DOWN: The TRX Pull-Up

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Break free of the pull-up bar and build strength with this alternative upper-body move.
a woman shows the various positions of the upright row

BREAK IT DOWN: The Upright Row for Strong Shoulders

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Perform this popular move with dumbbells to build your rear delts without hurting your shoulders.
a man jumping rope

BREAK IT DOWN: The Double-Under

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Master this heart-pumping jump-rope move to boost your cardio, balance, and coordination.
a woman performs a jumping jack

BREAK IT DOWN: The Jumping Jack

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Finesse your form on this classic calisthenic move to amp up its cardio benefits.
a man holds forearm side plank

BREAK IT DOWN: The Side Plank

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Boost your lateral stability, core strength, and overall balance by personalizing this body-weight training staple.
a woman performs the mountain climber

BREAK IT DOWN: The Mountain Climber

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This do-anywhere body-weight move combines strength and cardio training with intensity.
a woman performs the bear crawl

BREAK IT DOWN: The Bear Crawl

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This functional full-body movement can help strengthen the body and mind at any age.
a woman holds cat pose

BREAK IT DOWN: The Cat-Cow

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This two-part flow warms and unwinds the body, stretches the core, and mobilizes the entire spine.
a woman performs the seated twist

BREAK IT DOWN: The Seated Twist

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Twisting can help stretch muscles of the torso, restore spinal mobility, stimulate circulation, and support digestion.
a woman performs a kneeling backbend

BREAK IT DOWN: The Kneeling Backbend

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Learn how to move safely into this front-body stretch.
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