Joel Gurrola

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The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

12 Belly Fat Questions—Answered!

Every day, I get asked about how someone can get a six-pack. People are <i>always</i> surprised when I tell them it is 80 percent diet. But they are even …

Nutrition

5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

Everything You Could Possibly Want To Know About Protein Powder

Working out the best protein powder for you is often more painful than legs day with a hangover. To find out what you actually need from a protein …

Nutrition

The 10-Minute Abs Workout Tone It Up's Karena and Katrina Swear By

The dynamic duo of Tone It Up is here with a beach-friendly abs workout.<p>1. Mermaid Crunches<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Lie on your left side with left elbow on the ground, …

Bobby Maximus Has Just One Ab Workout to Get You Ripped

You'll never ask for another ab workout again after this burner from Bobby Maximus.<p>When it comes to the muscles you want to show off, abs are right at the top of the list.<p>And rightly so. Even if you're not a fan of shirtless selfies or rocking a six pack, you need to pay attention to your abs. A …

Workouts

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

The Brain

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Workouts

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

Fight Club

The Ultimate 90-Day Bodyweight Training Plan

<b>When I was a young man, I struggled with my self-image.</b> My brother was a “hulk” and played varsity college basketball all four years.<p>I, on the other …

The Detox workout plan 2.0

<b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>One, two, three too many. We've all been there.<p>Truth is: Alcohol is a diuretic, and diuretics cause dehydration. …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Two Weeks of This Workout Brought Me Within Inches of a Perfect Pull-Up

I’ve been doing that pull-up program we posted two weeks ago, and guess what? <i>It works</i>. At the beginning, I could do about half a pull-up, and now I …

Workouts

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Workouts

Marvel's 'The Defenders' teaser contained more clues than we thought

It’s time to do some superhero-style sleuthing of our own.<p>Netflix’s first teaser for <i>The Defenders</i> may not have looked like much at first glance, even …

Comics

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

​The Hardest, Most Effective No-Equipment Workout You’ll Ever Do

​This circuit turns your legs into high-horsepower pistons and shreds your abs<p>I travel at least a weekend or two a month, but I haven’t missed a scheduled workout in the last 10 years.<p>I call my go-to hotel room workout "Sore Legs, No Equipment." It’s so killer that I even do it when I’m at the gym …

Special Forces

6 full-body UFC workouts for strength, endurance, and fat loss

Strength, speed, flexibility, and endurance are cornerstones of a fighter’s training regimen. Together they build the kind of athleticism that …

Workouts

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Stagger-Stance Single-Arm Row<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Lats, Traps, Quadratus lumborum</i><p>Start with feet staggered, right foot in front of left, with a kettlebell on …

Workouts

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce North American tour - News - Alternative Press

Back in August, the Red Hot Chili Peppers announced that Japanese powerhouses Babymetal would be joining them on the road for a U.K. tour.<p>Today, the …

Paula Hawkins is leading the pack of female thriller authors emulating Gillian Flynn’s success. She explains how writing her book in a state of panic and dread did it no harm

Books

Add All 19 Of These New Science Fiction And Fantasy Books To Your September Reading List

September's new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

24 of the most exciting science fiction and fantasy books to read this September

Stories with strange abilities, adventures in distant galaxies, and quests in fantastic worlds<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels (as well as some cool nonfiction books) hitting bookstores over …

How to See Music Theory on the Guitar Fretboard

For the most part I taught myself to play guitar. I spent a year at Music College, and had a teacher for the year or so prior to going there, which …

Guitar Rhythm Workshop: How to Create Beautiful Chord Progressions

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Pexels.com</b><p>What is your first instinct when somebody asks you to play a C chord? Depending on your knowledge of music theory, you might …

Guitar

Core strength: Four exercises you can do at home to build your 'foundation' - Health - ABC News

Did you know every move you make originates in your core?<p>This is why having a strong core is essential for everything from preventing chronic lower …

The best books of 2016 so far: The A.V. Club’s catch-up guide

Avid readers will always have more books on their shelves than time to read them, and staying contemporary can be a challenge for even the most …

Soundgarden, Pearl Jam Members Reform Temple of the Dog for Tour

In 1991, five future Seattle rock icons released their lone, self-titled LP as Temple of the Dog. To mark the album's 25th anniversary, the …