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Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

Workouts

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

We have great news: You can get a brutal workout with minimal equipment and little time. The method is called an EMOM, or Every Minute on the Minute, …

Muscle

Tip: Fix Your Jacked Up Feet

Use this neuromuscular release technique on your feet and don't be surprised when you start feeling better all over.<p>What You Need to Know About Your …

The 10 best at-home dumbbell workouts

You don’t need a gym membership to have a solid daily workout routine. Seriously. While it's nice to have the camraderie and competitive components …

Workouts

6 Deadlift Variations Your Butt Will Thank You For

The deadlift is one of the best full-body exercises you can do. Many trainers would argue it's THE best, because it's the perfect example of a …

Workouts

Today's Workout 36: The dumbbell circuit for muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This no-frills, no-nonsense workout that's guaranteed to spur muscle growth throughout your entire body only …

Muscle

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.<p>The Row Iso Drag Curl (Aipa Row)<p>The row is a …

Health

Today's Workout 28: The 4-move circuit for massive pecs

Whether at the beach or in the bedroom, every guy wants to look great shirtless. The secret to a bigger chest, killer triceps, and a rock solid back? …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

Exercise

Today's Workout 27: The high-energy circuit to melt away fat

Get ready to sweat.<p>This high-octane, total-body circuit will make you work hard—really hard—to blast off those extra pounds that might still be …

Here's Why Weightlifting Is the Key to Weight Loss

Contrary to what you might think, lifting weights doesn't lead to gained weight (generally speaking). In fact, strength and resistance training will most definitely help you slim down and change the shape of your body.<p>Many women are scared to grab heavy dumbbells in class or at the gym for fear of …

Fitness

6 Incredible Dumbbell Exercises For Your Butt

What's the one piece of equipment that's guaranteed to be at every gym in every city? Dumbbells. Sure the weights are basic, and expected, but …

Workouts

Guardian Muscles: 3 moves to strengthen your rotator cuff muscles for healthier shoulders

If you've ever felt a twinge—or worse—in your shoulder during a military press, you're perfectly aware just how important and fragile your rotator …

Workouts

Today's Workout 18: The plank-only circuit for a concrete core

It's time to target your core and build solid strength in your center. The good news? You only need to know one basic exercise that we're pretty sure …

Suspended – Medium

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.<p>Do the Foam Roller Chest Press<p>Using a foam roller can teach …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

Workouts

The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle

There's something intensely satisfying about lifting with barbells. After all, there's nothing like loading up a bunch of steel and conquering a new …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Arm Strict Press<p>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be …

Tip: One Move for Indestructible Shoulders

Add this exercise to your workout to strengthen joints, build muscle, and increase range of motion.<p>Strong, Functional Shoulders<p>Big strong shoulders …

If You Can’t Lose Fat With This Sprint Workout You Should Probably Just Quit Everything

When people talk about sprinting, they typically discuss their glory days – being part of a high school team or how fast they ran the 40-yard sprint …

High School Sports

Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.<p>Most lifters need help with their upper …

No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

Workouts

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

Exercise

7 Better Lunge Alternatives Just in Time for Leg Day

We asked fitness professionals to suggest a few of their favorite alternatives.<p>As fun as it is to be the guy doing walking lunges across the circus that is your weight room floor, artfully dodging stray pieces of equipment and/or fellow gymgoers staring intently at their smartphones, this part of …

The Best Rock Albums Of 2016

<i>Editor’s note: The point of more extensive genre lists is to help give shine to albums that wouldn’t make it into the overall best albums list. So, despite the rap-specific list — where ranking is still next to godliness — we’ve opted to leave the albums that appeared on the overall best list off</i> …

Eleanor & Park: a terrifying YA romance that has rescued its readers and frightened their parents

Eleanor & Park is told as a series of very short vignettes alternating the points of view of Eleanor, a fat, redheaded, awkward teenaged girl who …

Books