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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

30 of the Best Healthy Items You Can Find at Costco

As much as we love Costco, it can also be an overwhelming place to shop. With so many amazing products available, it's difficult to stick to your grocery list and know which items are worth adding to your cart. Luckily, we've narrowed down the best healthy foods and products to help make your next …

Healthy Eating

If You Hate Burpees With A Passion, Try These 5 Full-Body Workouts At Home Instead

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees <i>suck</i>, fam. If you enjoy the …

Workouts

Motorcycle daredevil Kenny Thomas almost kills Howie Mandel during ‘America’s Got Talent’ audition [WATCH]

During the Tuesday, June 26 episode of “America’s Got Talent,” French motorcycle daredevil <b>Kenny Thomas</b> had America on the edge of its seat when he …

America's Got Talent

Tone Your Body From Head to Toe With This 15-Minute Workout

Celebrity trainer Don Saladino has been known to get A-listers like Blake Lively and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, in tip-top shape for their upcoming roles. I recently spoke with Don about how he trained Zazie Beetz for her role as Domino in <b>Deadpool 2</b>.<p>He explained that he incorporates a jump, throw, …

Workouts

21 Plank Variations

If you are looking to build better core strength, then it is time to boost the intensity and variations of your abdominal workout! Anyone can drop …

Workouts

The simple secret to making post-run back pain a thing of the past

Does chronic back pain get in the way of your otherwise cathartic, concert-worthy runs? According to a new study, one simple tweak to your fitness …

The Very Best Machine in the Gym

And Some Cool New Workouts to Try<p>The Question<p>What's the best machine in the gym?<p>Chris Shugart – T Nation CCO<p>The chest-supported row or T-bar machine, …

7 plank hacks that will lead to better abs

Plank with toe taps<p>If you want to help tone your glutes and inner thighs, try incorporating some toe taps. Start in a basic plank pose, and every two seconds, alternate moving each leg one to two feet to the side. Tap, and return to the starting position. This will also engage your shoulder and …

7 Functional Movement Patterns Trainers Want You to Master

Practicing these moves will help you feel better every day, whether you're working out or performing basic motions like walking or squatting.<p>Squat, …

Workouts

If You Hate Working Out, Just Remember These 8 Exercises

Going into the gym without a plan is like deciding to bake a cake without a recipe: kind of a waste of time and probably not going to end well. Sure, …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Tip: Push Until You Can't. Rest Until You Can.

Here's how females really need to train for fat loss and muscle gain.<p>Know the B's and the H's<p>Assuming women are interested in body composition …

9 Overnight Oatmeal Recipes That Are Perfect for Meal Prepping

I f you already know how to make oatmeal, you'll have no trouble making overnight oatmeal. And if you <i>don't</i> know how to make oatmeal, don't worry! …

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 …

5 crazy Caribbean resorts you have to stay in before you die

Now that you've finally decided to take your dream trip to the Caribbean, it’s time to choose where you should stay.<p>Will it be Anguilla, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, or Turks and Caicos?<p>Regardless of where you end up staying, you'll enjoy spectacular views of see palm trees, pearly-white sand, clear, …

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

Where Performance Meets Pump<p>Full Body Routines vs. Bro Splits<p>Full body training has been around since the invention of the barbell, and for good …

Workouts

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Size

Bodyweight exercises can make you big and strong. While typically, bodyweight exercises are equated with higher rep schemes and endurance test - how …

6 Bench Press Alternatives to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Welcome to Give Me Something New to Try, a fitness series in which we ask some friendly fitness professionals to suggest an alternative or two to one of the tired mainstays of your workout routine.<p>With beach season around the corner, variety is your best friend. So, if your weight room sessions …

Workouts

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Muscle

Boost Your Metabolism Naturally | Valet.

This time of year, it's easy to overindulge on booze and sweets or snack mindlessly at parties or while watching a football game on TV. It can also …

The Stay Home, Get Ripped, Total Body Workout

From prospective clients and random people at dinner parties to strangers on airplanes and vacationers at resorts, I’ve heard every excuse imaginable …

12 tricks that will make your small home look modern

Say what you will about space, but is feels great to have lots of it in your living quarters. But due to the population becoming more (or maybe Earth …

Living Rooms

Here Are Characteristics of An Immature and a Matured Relationship

Mature couples don't “fall in love,” they step into it. Love isn't something you fall for; it's something you rise for.<p>Falling denotes lowering …

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.<p>The Upright Row: Shoulder Killer?<p>There's no exercise more notorious …

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Advanced Training Strategy for Natties<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The number one mistake by natural lifters is doing too much volume. You need to …

Building A Home Gym – Don’t Break The Bank

The great recession of 2008 - 09 forced many people to cut back on their household expenses and unfortunately their gym membership was on the list. …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

7 Simple Exercises That Will Transform Your Body in Just Four Weeks

Staying fit is a lifelong commitment to eating healthy and being active.When you have a busy lifestyle, nothing is more beneficial than a full body …