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Stephanie Mansour

Stephanie Mansour is a 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 for daily inspiration on Instagram and in her new app.

Stephanie Mansour is a 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 for daily inspiration on Instagram and in her new app.

Latest from Stephanie Mansour

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Leslie Sansone 'Walk at Home': The perfect workout for when it's too cold to walk outside

Leslie Sansone's walking workout videos are popular on YouTube. Try them on days when the weather doesn't cooperate.

How to get the best walking workout — whether you have 5 minutes or 40

Walking workout plans that will reduce stress, tone muscles and help you lose weight.

I hate exercising. What can I do to make it more enjoyable?

If you hate exercise these tips from personal trainer Stephanie Mansour can make working out more fun.

This fun Pilates exercise works the entire core and stretches the back

Stop suffering through crunches. This fun exercise tones the abdominals — minus the neck pain.

A 5-minute squat routine to work your glutes from every angle

The basic squat is only scratching the surface. Try these variations for an even better lower-body workout.

This high-impact cardio exercise will work every single muscle group

Broad jumps are a high-impact, full-body exercise that tones your arms, legs, glutes and core.

This 1 piece of equipment made my walk a more intense workout

Using "Jetti Poles" added upper-body strength training to my walking workout.

Get a full-body workout in half the time with this 20-minute HIIT

Because there are hardly any pauses in this HIIT workout, you can burn major calories, rev up your metabolism and build muscle in just 20 minutes.

Addicted to your phone? 5 ways to use it to create healthy habits

I decided to use my iPhone to break the bad habits it was holding me hostage to — and use it to create a healthier routine.

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.

Get a strength and cardio workout at the same time with this simple routine

Maximize calorie burn with this cardio and strength dumbbell workout.