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Bianca van der Meulen
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Bianca van der Meulen is a freelance writer, editor, and kickboxing enthusiast in NYC. She graduated from New York University with a degree in English and a passion for true stories, healthy living, and education. She went on to work at a kung fu school and two educational centers before becoming a full-time writer. These days she manages and, edits essays and manuscripts, and contributes to Fitness Republic.

Your Complete Guide To Squats: Form, ...

There’s nothing more effective than this classic exercise.


5 Reasons To Add Planks To Your Fitness ...

Planking: An oldie but a goodie.


10 Fun Plank Variations For A Stronger ...

Learn to love the plank with these fun new moves.


10 Exercises You Can Do In Bed

There are three types of people who exercise in bed: those who don’t like to work out, those who like to work out at home, and those who like work out everywhere.


Should You Exercise On An Empty Stomach?

The times are a-changin’. After decades of being told to eat six meals a day and energy-sustaining carbs an hour before a workout, it turns out all our efforts might just be misguided.


This 15-Minute Yoga Routine Is Better ...

Forget about espresso; these yoga exercises will get jazzed for the day ahead.


30-Minute HIIT Workout with a Bosu Ball

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, has successfully busted open the traditional “more is better” mentality in exercise.


5 TRX Exercises for Stronger Muscles

In the 80s and 90s, TRX founder and ex-Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick invented an early version of the exercise phenomenon by sewing a jiu-jitsu belt and parachute webbing together, according to the TRX website.


4 Exercises to Improve Your Body Posture

Between crossing our legs when we sit, craning our necks toward a screen at work, and sleeping on our bellies, many of us exhibit bad posture 24/7.