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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

Torch Fat and Build Muscle With Jen Widerstrom’s 7-Minute Dumbbell Circuit

Widerstrom’s dumbbell circuit workout torches fat and works muscles all over your body in just seven minutes.<p>Who says you need to spend hours in the …

Yoga is the key to relieving long-term back pain, new study suggests

With its catalogue of headstands and one-legged contortions, it might be thought yoga was best left only to those in peak physical condition.<p>New research from the US, however, suggests the group of people who could most benefit from adopting the lotus position while locating their spiritual core …

Yoga

The class junkie’s guide to doing a full-body workout at the gym

For some people, the gym is their special place, where navigating the machines, the weights, even the attached TV sets is second nature. But if …

Exercise

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If You Do 1 Workout, It Had Better Be This

Build muscle and blast calories with this effective bodyweight workout. And it's excuse-proof, too, because you can do it anywhere since it requires no equipment at all. The workout should take you around 20 minutes, so get moving!<p>Directions: Start with 10 reps of each exercise, building up to 15 …

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 …

Fit in 4: Why a tea towel is the new multi-gym

The humble towel…who’d have thought it? By adding this little bit of lightweight household kit to your workout you can enhance exercises in the …

Starting a New Year fitness routine? Here's how not to fall off the wagon

After kick-starting your new exercise regime and your new approach to fitness last week (in part one of our “Change your mind, change your body” series) here’s the million-dollar question: how do you encourage yourself to keep going?<p>Getting into the habit of exercise takes practice. So have faith …

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Exercise

The 36 best ways to burn the most calories in an hour, ranked

by Rafi Letzter<p>What's the best way to burn the most calories?<p>There's a lot that goes into developing an exercise regimen — meeting your body's needs, …

Calories

Strength Routines for Developing a Strong and Healthy Upper Back

<b>A strong upper back is vital to minimize shoulder joint and shoulder girdle injuries.</b> Many athletes and training enthusiasts love the pressing and …

This 40-Minute Workout Will Whip You in Shape for the New Year

Courtesy of Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into November! This month, Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method, a self-defense and fitness practice, sets our focus on women's safety, health, and empowerment.</b><p><b>Here, Zeisler proves that y</b><b>ou don't have</b> …

10 Minute High Intensity Holiday Workout

Tis the season to be lazy fa la la la la la la...While I wish I was just kidding in opening up the post this way, it is unfortunately the tune that people tend to sing this season. The cold, short days decrease the body's production of many hormones associated with elevated mood, elevated energy …

Workouts

15-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

<i>The following workout was originally featured on Carrots 'N' Cake and written by Tina Haupert, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Hi, guys!<br>Here's a quick yet high-intensity kettlebell workout that will challenge your entire body in a short amount of time. The Kettlebell Swings will get your heart …

13 Healthy New Year's Resolution Ideas to Try in 2018

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. Those things you embark upon with such gusto on January 1, determined that this. Will. Be. The. Year. Then, as always, …

Mental Health

What's the Best Way to Get Toned Fast: Bodyweight Exercises or Strength Training?

Get the definition you want.<p>When it comes to building muscle, it seems there are two schools of thought on how to get toned: lift weights or use your own body weight. Let's get one thing straight: There's no loser here. “Both can be great for building strength and tone if done correctly,” says …

Tip: Do 50 Reps in 5 Minutes

The fastest, toughest workout strategy you'll ever use. Take a look.<p>A great many lifters use this standard training recipe for growth:<p>Train a body …

The 10-Minute, No-Equipment HIIT Workout

Whether you sweat daily and want to switch things up or you're simply struggling to fit in your workout today, this routine could be your answer. …

Do This Workout 3 Days Per Week To See Results

Whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or trying to keep up with one, finding the time to work out is half the battle. In a perfect world, …

7 Ways to Succeed As a Stay-at-Home Entrepreneur

The number of employees working remotely is steadily increasing. For entrepreneurs who are trying to get a new business off the ground, usually home …

Tricep Workouts: This 2-Move Workout Is A Total Triceps Burner

If you're looking for more excellent tricep workouts to add to your regimen, mix up your upper-body workout game with these two super-effective arm …

Workouts

No Weight Workout Program

Whether you're on the road, at home or in a rush, this full body strength training workout can be done anytime, anywhere.<p>You'll work all your muscle …

How To Get From Manager to Leader

The terms “leader” and “manager” are often used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be. Both apply to executives, but they don’t mean the same thing. An entrepreneur heading a company could easily be a one-man-show, manager or leader (depending on the stage of the company), but should always aim to …

How to do a proper push-up

One of the most common training mistakes, from rookies and seasoned veterans, is overlooking the value of body-weight exercises. It's easy to be seduced by machines and gadgets and their false promises of maximal muscle for minimal effort. And then, of course there's the ego, that noisy …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

The 25 most effective workout finishers for your abs

You just killed your workout and you’re ready to foam roll and hit the shower. Not so fast. Save time for one of these workout finishers that’ll …

Day of Healthy

Among the best things you can do to stay clear of becoming incontinent, as well as to enhance the symptoms of tension incontinence is enhance the …

3 Abs Moves That Beach Volleyball Player April Ross Does For An Insanely Strong Core

<i>Joe Scarnici / Contributor; Allen Berezovsky / Contributor, Getty Images</i><p>Volleyball players are known for their crazy strong bods, and Olympic athlete …