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Stephanie Mansour

Stephanie Mansour is contributing health and fitness writer for TODAY. She is a certified personal trainer, yoga and Pilates instructor and weight-loss coach for women. She hosts “Step It Up with Steph” on PBS. Join her complimentary health and weight-loss challenge, and follow her on Instagram for daily inspiration.

Stephanie Mansour is contributing health and fitness writer for TODAY. She is a certified personal trainer, yoga and Pilates instructor and weight-loss coach for women. She hosts “Step It Up with Steph” on PBS. Join her complimentary health and weight-loss challenge, and follow her on Instagram for daily inspiration.

Latest from Stephanie Mansour

Work your abs, glutes, legs and hips with this one move

Arching your back may make the move feel easier, but it makes it less effective.

7 tricks that will make 'being healthy' less work

We're all busy — these no-brainer habits prioritize your health without taking much time.

A full body strength-training routine — no weights required!

The combination of cardio and strength training is the dynamic duo for boosting mood (hello, endorphins!) and getting a total-body workout.

Mastered the situp? The V-sit takes things to the next level

This core strengthener functions as both an ab exercise and a stability challenge.

An easy 6-minute jump rope workout that will torch calories

Have an old jump rope lying around? The childhood pastime is a great cardio activity to work your core and build strength.

How to do a situp without straining your neck

Just because situps are common doesn’t mean they’re easy. Here's how to perform the move so that it actually works your core.
22d ago

Buti yoga: I tried this combination of yoga, belly dancing and HIIT

Drop all your expectations of a typical yoga practice; this workout is unlike any exercise I’ve ever done.

Tone your abs for summer with this 30-day core routine

Go beyond just abs — this workout plan will strengthen and tone the entire center of your body.

Tone your entire core with this 1 ab exercise

Bicycle crunches have all the same benefits of the standard crunch, plus work your internal and external obliques, too.
30d ago

I wore resistance band pants for 3 days — and my legs and core felt stronger

The pants supercharged my workouts and inspired me to move more throughout the day.

This resistance band routine will work your entire body in 15 minutes

Don't have dumbbells? This workout uses resistance bands to tone your arms, legs, butt and core.