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Instafit: Super Burpee

What makes it so hard? The standard burpee entails going from a squat to a pushup position and back to a squat again as quickly as possible, working every last muscle in your body at a blistering pace, explains Gaddour.<p>Adding the reverse roll into the mix, however, further blasts your core. Your …

Pushup Mistakes

“Your technique is just as important when doing a pushup as it is when you're doing a heavy lift,” says Doug Nepodal, co-owner of Classic Iron Kettlebells in Ventura, California. “If you want to increase your gains, you’ve got to keep perfecting your technique.”<p>Here’s how to clean up your pushups, …

Exercise of the Week: Calf-Raise Progression

Ditch Your Skinny Calves<p>Long pants season is over. Target your lower legs and increase your athleticism with these simple calf exercises<p>Rock-solid lower legs not only look great in shorts, but they're also essential to athletic performance. "When running or jumping, your calves help absorb shock …

Weekend Challenge: Arms and Abs Attack

The Arms and Abs Attack!<p>Hit your beach muscles over and over again with this two-move challenge<p>We're only a few weeks into spring, but summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to go shirtless? Put your arms and abs to the test with this spider pushup and V-Up challenge from Todd Durkin, …

31 Farmer's Carries

[[video:34766]]<p>Gaddour recommends hauling 75 to 100 percent of your bodyweight for 30 seconds or 25 yards to start. After you nail one variation, try your hand at another, trickier version of the exercise. If that's too difficult, choose a lighter load, but walk for 60 seconds or 50 yards. Perform …