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How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

No Barbells: Top 10 Bodyweight Crossfit Workouts

You don't always need a barbell to create a high-intensity WOD. Bodyweight Crossfit workouts can even be a harder test of fitness, especially if your …

10 Most Popular CrossFit Workouts

The hallmark of CrossFit is its “workout of the days” or WODs. WODs are a series of exercises that are scored for time or the number of reps …

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7 Things You Need to Dominate CrossFit

What It Really Takes to Compete at a High Level<p>Lead Photo Credit: Red Line Gear<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Master lifting and bodyweight skills …

These 32 Do-It-Yourself Backyard Ideas For Summer Are Totally Awesome. Definitely Doing #14!

7.) Make a giant Scrabble set.<p>8.) Build a fire pit in the back yard.<p>9.) And if you don’t want to spend too much money, try this cheap fire pit.<p>10.) …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

2 Circuits That Will Help You Drop Pounds and Add Muscle

Build size and burn fat with these cutting-edge routines<p>These are not your standard workout circuits. Created by Brian Neale, C.S.C.S., a performance coach in Westchester, New York, and creator of the <b>Build and Burn</b> workout, these 3-move routines will help you get lean and pack on muscle mass at the …

The Greatest Fat Loss Tool Ever Made

The best news: You already own one!<p>There is a fat-loss machine you have access to every day. But chances are, you’re not utilizing it.<p>The tool: It’s the floor.<p>Simply getting up and down off the ground stimulates fat loss, revs your metabolism, and makes it more likely you’ll survive a zombie …

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3 Tricks That Will Give You Incredible Triceps

Many popular triceps exercises can cause injury. Use these awesome—and safe—techniques to hammer the back of your arms and carve chiseled horseshoes<p>If you want your arms to be in permanent beast mode, than show some love to your triceps. When its well-defined, the muscle forms a large horse-shoe …

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules for Grilling Meat

Are you ready for your Labor Day barbecue? After reading this, you will be<p>A hockey puck on a burger bun. That’s the only way I can describe the Crime Against Food I was presented in the guise of a meal at a cookout a few summers back. When the host-chef turned back toward his inferno, I pitched the …

Can You Survive ‘Death by Burpee’?

See how you fare against this mental and physical crucible<p>I have news for you: You’re probably not working out as hard as you think you are.<p>Honestly ask yourself, when’s the last time you truly went all out and gave a fitness task <i>everything</i> you have<i>?</i> After eight years at Gym Jones, I’ve found the …

‘Damn Simple' Tiny House Costs Just $1,200 To Build Yourself

(Photo Credit: Relaxshacks)<p>If you thought you could <i>never</i> live in a tiny house, think again.<p>This tiny A-frame cabin is just 80 square feet at its base, but it packs a totally livable punch. Inside, there’s a bed, storage space, sink, mini-fridge and overhead loft. Open up the roof extension, and …

The best two-dumbbell workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Want a Flat Belly? This Smoothie Will Help Get You There

Forget doing another set of crunches at the gym. Sip on this deliciously sweet smoothie packed with ingredients that fight belly fat and reduce bloating — all for under 300 calories.<p>The Greek yogurt in the recipe provides a good amount of calcium and protein, both of which can aid in weight loss. …

The 2-Move Cardio Workout That Works Your Abs

Sculpt your six pack and get your heart pumping with this fitness challenge<p>If you want to shred your abs and get a terrific cardio workout at the same time, look no further than this fitness challenge.<p>It combines jumping rope with mountain climbers to skyrocket your heart rate, rev your metabolism, …

How Many Calories Does CrossFit Really Burn?

Is the popular workout doing as much for you as a typical half-hour at the gym?<p>Hurricanes and CrossFit workouts have one thing in common: Some of the most brutal ones are named after women.<p>When scientists at Kennesaw State University studied Cindy, one of the fitness brand’s benchmark timed …

This Simple Exercise Will Put Your Strength-Endurance to the Test

Think you're in shape? Test yourself with this brutal lower body challenge<p>It might be time to dig out your mom’s old step aerobics video tape. The one-minute stepup test is a serious strength-endurance challenge, according to a study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i>.<p>The …

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How To Make A Travel Mag As Visually Appealing As The Destinations

Most travel magazines are like clichéd old tourist postcards. Not the new Afar.<p>If most travel magazines are like a tired “Wish You Were Here” postcard, the new Afar is like ripping a bespoke, hand-lettered sign off of some exotic city wall, then bringing it back in your luggage. It’s not just …

6 Ways to Age-Proof Your Eyes

Learn why eating healthy, peeling potatoes, and sleeping on your back will help age-proof your eyes<p>Wrinkled, baggy, or dark skin around your eyes can make you look years older than you are. So save them now. We asked dermatologists Joel Schlessinger, M.D., and Ariel Ostad, M.D., for DIY solutions. …

How Cluster Sets Make Building Serious Muscle Seem Easy

World-renowned fitness expert Dan John explains an incredibly effective way to pack on lean mass<p>When you’re a beginner, it’s easy to build muscle. A few warmups sets in practically any lift followed by one hard set of 8 to 12 reps will do wonders. Suddenly, it seems as if you’re developing muscle …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice

In the future, the design around us will sweat the small stuff, writes Huge CEO Aaron Shapiro.<p>Choice is overrated.<p>Recently, I decided to buy Monopoly to play with my son. What I was sure would be a quick decision on Amazon turned into a learning experience for both of us. Did you know there are …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The drawback is that …

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The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

The Best Foods for Your 40s and Beyond

Baldness, wrinkles, and back hair are the least of your worries; your body may be a walking time bomb. That's because approximately 30 percent of men in their 40s have asymptomatic prostate cancer, according to research from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. That is, the cancer is there …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

You're THIS CLOSE to finally reaching your weight-loss goal!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, pounds melt away like ice cream on a hot summer day. But as you get closer to your goal, it's not …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru