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6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Yoga

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

45-Minute Calorie-Torching Tabata Workout

This 45-minute workout is one of our hardest, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's infectious energy will inspire you to push past your limits. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high-intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and 10 seconds of rest …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

Workouts

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

Today's Workout 29: The curl variation circuit for massive biceps

If you happen to be one of those guys who suffers from "skinny arm syndrome," we've got a cure for you: This intense arm circuit. With its fierce …

Muscle

11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

Workouts

​Best Dumbbell Workout for Men | Men’s Health

The dumbbell row reach targets the back and shoulders, while sneaking in some rotational core work.<p>By performing a row and fly pattern from a standing position during the dumbbell 2-hand position pull, your shoulders are forced to work against gravity to keep the weight at chest level. This means …

The Workout I’ll Do for Life

Today is not a legs day, a chest day, or an arms-and-back day. And it’s definitely not an abs day. In fact, it’s never an abs day. Today, like every …

Workouts

The 7-week workout plan to add years to your life

You’re a 35-year-old desk jockey with the heart of a 60-something couch potato? Join the club, Jack.<p>But there’s hope for you yet: Ulrik Wisløff, …

Exercise

Yes, You Can Create An Unforgettable Protagonist

“In nearly all good fiction, the basic — all but inescapable — plot form is this: A central character wants something, goes after it despite …

The 7 Best Exercises to Build Arms That Turn Heads

Let’s be honest: Big guns not only look and feel great, they also boost confidence, doubling your appeal to potential mates. But the only way to get …

Health

Low-Impact Cardio Workout That's Perfect For Beginners, Too!

Not all cardio needs to involve jumping, hopping, and skipping. Lauren Boggi, founder of Lauren Boggi Active, created this 35-minute workout that will get your heart rate up to burn calories without a lot of high-impact moves. We offer low-impact modifications for every move, too. Plus, you don't …

Exercise

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Workouts

The Winter Bulk-up: legs (day 6)

The sixth and final day of the <b>WINTER BULK UP</b> is a variation of the leg workout from day 3. Registered dietician and personal trainer Tim McComsey …

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Why I run: ‘It’s painful, repetitive, boring. And afterwards, you’re fully alive’<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all …

Exercise

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body; including exercises for your legs, back and …

This Tabata Workout Is Sure to Give You the Strength Your Body Is Craving

<i>The following post was originally featured on Peanut Butter Fingers and written by Julie Fagan, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kathryna Hancock<p>I wanted to share a travel workout with you guys today that you can do absolutely anywhere! It's a bodyweight …

Creative Writing

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

24 Books Becoming Movies this Year

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films. If you want to prepare yourself for these literary movies, look no further: We've compiled a …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Design

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Science Fiction

Starting Strength Training Programs

The Starting Strength Program<p>The Starting Strength Novice Program can be broken down into two workout days, Day A and Day B. The entire body is …

The best leg exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body including exercises for your legs, back and arms.<p>…

Anna Victoria's 9-Move HIIT Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body

In this video, Anna Victoria guides you through three different HIIT circuits for the lower body, upper body, and core in just six minutes. Watch as …

Exercise

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

Science Fiction