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These 3 Moves Will Make You Feel Like Your Abs Are On Fire, In A Good Way

Ready, set, plank.<p>As an Instagram star and founder of the Body Love App, Anna Victoria is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Not only does she love …

Workouts

Sculpt Strong, Sexy Abs Without a Single Crunch

Crunches are awesome, said no one ever. Not only are they downright boring, but there are also more effective moves that will help you get the abs you desire. Think beyond the basic crunch and opt for exercises that work multiple areas instead. With that said, taking a full approach vs. targeting a …

Workouts

Make This Tweak to Your Plank If You Really Want to Transform Your Abs

Planks are one of the best exercises you can do if you're looking to strengthen and sculpt your midsection. If you've already mastered the elbow plank and the side plank, try this variation to really fire up your abs. Here's how to do it:<p>Start face down on the floor resting on your forearms and …

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How to Deal With mshelper, the Latest Mac Malware

It’s been a long time since Apple could claim its computers were really virus-free. Even mighty Mac owners have to keep an eye out for the latest …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

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Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Inside a doctor’s quest to repair his own cognitive decline—and revolutionize brain health in the process

When it comes to health goals, it’s not uncommon for longevity to top the list. Being conscious of what you’re putting into your body, <i>on</i> your body, …

The Brain

Grab Your Dumbbells For This Trainer's Quick (but Killer) Legs and Butt Workout

There's nothing we love more than a killer booty workout that's quick yet efficient. Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams blessed Instagram with a simple home workout that fires up the lower body with just two dumbbells and three moves. The sequence combines strength training with some …

Workouts

If You Want Your Abs to Pop, This Is the 1 Move You Need to Start Doing

Doing hundreds of crunches and planks can be great if you're looking to strengthen your core, but if a defined midsection is what you're after, the cable crunch is the one move you need to add to your repertoire of ab exercises. The cable crunch will define and strengthen your core at the same time …

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Tip: The Oblique Builder

A strong core takes more than just ab training. Give this exercise a shot.<p>The Hanging Leg Raise, Frontal Plane<p>Normally, the hanging leg raise is …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Tip: Get Twice the Triceps Growth

A new study shows that you can double the rate of triceps growth by using a certain exercise in a specific way. Take a look.<p>Partial Rep Triceps …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

Tip: The Power Exercise for Delts and Traps

Take a bodybuilding exercise, mix in an athletic movement and what do you get? A new way to add size to your shoulders and traps.<p>It's unlikely that …

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.<p>The standard plank isn't an exciting exercise, but it can be a foundational one. …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

Smart Homes

The 30-Minute Abs Workout Program: Get started on your shredded six-pack on day 1

MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you're doing free-weight exercises like squats, deadlifts, …

How to get rid of love handles

But while shifting your lifestyle and altering your fitness regimen are essential for overhauling your physique, nothing is more vital to eliminating …

Tip: Hip Mobility Montage

Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.<p>The role of active mobility is to train the body to use the …

Biomechanics

Want Giant Arms? Try These Ridiculous Bicep Curls

This workout will hit all of your weak points and get those arms bulging<p>We all want big arms, but getting them isn’t an easy task. Biceps are smaller muscles than, say, your quads, so it can take extra isolation work to really make them pop.<p>That’s why we love the biceps 21 routine. It’s a routine …

The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing, But Should

Work your shoulders and back with just a resistance band<p>The face pull is one of those underrated exercises you're probably not doing often—or at all. But you should definitely be making it a part of your regular upper-body routine because of it's simplicity and effectiveness, and it also makes a …

Tip: The Best Exercise for Hip Mobility & Strength

Your hips are designed to be mobile and powerful. So train them that way. Here's how.<p>You see it at every gym: quarter-squat lifting with heavy …

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The legs and intervals beginner workout to build muscle fast

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We get it. Getting started in the gym can be intimidating. But with the right set of approachable, muscle-building …

Exercise

Tip: A Simple Mobility Drill for Healthy Shoulders

Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.<p>Spending a lot of time working on imbalances and doing …

Exercise

Tip: Weight Plate Squeeze

Do this exercise before a chest workout to activate the pecs, or after a chest workout to really finish it off. Squeeze as hard as possible for 20 …

Workouts

Tip: How to Build Your Serratus

Here's how to target this often neglected muscle.<p>The serratus anterior are located just under the arm on the ribcage and are embedded within the …

Workouts

Tip: Force Biceps Growth With This Exercise

These three changes in how you do curls will reignite your arm growth, guaranteed. Take a look.<p>This is one of the most growth-promoting biceps …

Workouts

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.<p>The hip complex consists of multiple …

Biomechanics

This Is One Of The Best Post-Workout Stretches You Can Do

Use this move to stretch out your hips, lower back, and glutes<p>Whether you’re a runner or a powerlifter, recovery is the key to being able to do what you love for longer. It’s also what enables you to rebound faster from intense workouts and get back at it.<p>Of course, for most of us, stretching and …

7 Smarter Exercises for Delts, Abs & Legs

How to Upgrade Your Favorite Exercises<p>All of these standard exercises are great, but you can make them work even better with some tweaking. So let's …