Personal Training Session -- 3 Beginner Exercises

Cynthia Dermody

Taylor Ryan, head trainer for The Art of Weight Lifting and the Charleston, South Carolina-based Fat-Blasting Boot Camps for Moms is The Stir's personal trainer, here each week to help us get in shape.

This week Taylor demonstrates three great beginner exercises you've never seen before. And don't think that just because they're novice, you won't get great results. Give them a try and then let's talk pasta ...

Diet Tip of the Week:

Loving pasta isn't a crime, but the white stuff ranks low on the glycemic index, which means it gets broken down quickly into sugar and the body wants to store it as fat. That's why it's gotten such a bad rap over the years.

For a more waistline-friendly option, try whole-wheat pasta. Its GI is higher and your blood sugar won't skyrocket as a result and neither will your weight gain. Just always remember to stay within healthy portions!

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