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How lifting weights can make memories stick

Just 20 minutes of exercise can enhance episodic memory, also known as long-term memory for previous events, by about 10 percent in healthy young …

How to Train to Failure for Maximum Muscle Growth

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.

Muscle

4 Progressions for the Hanging Leg Raise

Welcome to our brand-new series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavaldo. <b>This week, Al demonstrates four progressions for the hanging leg raise</b>. This …

From Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to Donna Tartt’s The Secret History: 25 of the best books ever written by women

With the winner of this year’s Baileys Prize soon to be announced, we’ve been discussing our favourite books written by female authors.<p>From Jane …

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Fat Loss: Aerobic Vs Anaerobic – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

If there is one place that is the hardest to lose fat it’s the abdominal area for men, and the glutes and thighs for women. There is a lot of …

Exercise

The mysteries of 'lucid' dreaming

Recent research into a kind of consciousness within the dream state is beginning to tell us more about the brain<p>One of our most mysterious and intriguing states of consciousness is the dream. We lose consciousness when we enter the deep waters of sleep, only to regain it as we emerge into a series …

Yoga Shot: Balance

Yoga

7 Exercises That You Need To Fix Right Now

We are creatures of habit. We each default to our favorite exercises, those bread and butter lifts from programs we love for as long as they keep …

You Don't Know How To Breathe

Here's what you need to know...<p>When you take a breath, your trunk should expand <i>360 degrees</i>. Imagine having a large rubber band around your belly …

Ultimate Starter's Guide 2014: Part II

Multitudes of first-time lifters were among those who flocked to gyms in January, each eager to reconstitute his physique into something better. For …

How To Workout In A Crowded Gym: 9 Tips For Better Training

<i>Brad Borland is a strength & conditioning specialist, cancer survivor and the founder of WorkoutLab.</i><p>Does this describe you in some way? You enter …

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

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How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

Preventing Achilles Tendon Injury - Achilles Tendon

<b>Preventing Achilles tendon injuries</b> can be viewed at two levels: general injury prevention and Achilles tendon specific injury prevention. General …

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Walk to Strengthen Muscles

Slow down to get stronger and go longer.<p>Never underestimate the power of a good walk--and not just as a midrun break. Going for a "pure" walk (no running at all) allows your body to make small adaptations that strengthen your feet, knees, and hips. Long, brisk walks can help boost your endurance. …

The Five Best Exercises You're Not Doing

As an athlete you train to be bigger, faster, and stronger for that competitive edge. Sure, your classic exercises like the bench press, squat, and …

Workouts

7 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

Whether you’re chasing a 600-pound deadlift, trying to lift 3 plates-per-side on the bench or just want to pick up your 4 year-old nephew without …

17 Rapid Fat Loss Tips

By Dr. Eric Serrano MD and Scott H. Mendelson CFT, SSC, SPN<p>At times simple items can be the most powerful solutions to complex problems. Apply the …

Top 10 Foods That Burn Fat

Anytime the topic of discussion in my blogs, articles or newsletters has turned to my own personal grocery shopping list, there has always been a …

Q&A: Bodyweight Training For Muscular Strength And Size

<b>Question:</b><p>Is it possible to get as strong and muscular with bodyweight training as you can training with weights?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>As long as you train hard, …

Muscle

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …