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6 Exercises to Help You Get Better at Pull-ups

Need a boost? These are the building blocks of one of the weight room's most challenging feats of strength.<p>Executing a flawless pull-up is one of life’s most difficult tasks, along with wearing denim on denim, achieving the ideal peanut-butter-to-jelly ratio, and going on a first date without …

Workouts

A Timelapse of the Fastest-Ever Climb of El Capitan in Yosemite

On October 2017, rock climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the record for speed climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite by making it to …

10 Reasons Why You're Always Hungry

It’s been a mere hour and 48 minutes since your last meal, and you’re spending more time figuring out the shortest Google Maps route to your nearest …

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …

Master the Pullup With These 4 Key Exercises

Up your pullup game with these 4 simple exercises that'll make you the most impressive dude at the gym<p>Everyone wants to be that guy. You know, the guy who hops up to the pullup bar and cranks out a dozen clean reps without even breaking a sweat.<p>Make 2018 the year you become <i>that</i> guy with these five …

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

How you can build big shoulders without weights

Which is Better: Isometrics Or Weight Training?

When it comes to exercise, people love to pick sides on what is better. <b>Today, I’ll be looking at two different styles of exercise, isometrics and</b> …

Exercise

Today's Workout 1: The circuit to pound your core, chest, and back

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout begins with a tough one—the renegade row. The exercise exhausts nearly every muscle in the body, …

The cleanse you should do once a week, according to the godfather of colonics

In the world of wellness, Gil Jacobs has developed a reputation for being particularly extreme—after all, this is the guy who’s been nicknamed “the …

Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.<p>Most lifters need help with their upper …

If You Can’t Lose Fat With This Sprint Workout You Should Probably Just Quit Everything

When people talk about sprinting, they typically discuss their glory days – being part of a high school team or how fast they ran the 40-yard sprint …

Suspended – Medium

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

Workouts

The Unorthodox Exercise Position that Strengthens Your Core and Improves Your Posture

Many people don't think twice about the position from which they perform an exercise. The difference between, say, a Standing Shoulder Press and a …

Breakfast of Champions: A Kale Oatmeal Smoothie

They always say you need to start the day off with a good breakfast, but most of us are lucky to make it out the door with a cup of coffee or tea. …

Think you’re fit? Scientists just figured out how to become even fitter.

We all try to do what we can to stay as fit as possible—hit the gym four or five times a week, pick up a yoga class or two, visit a CrossFit box …

A 15-minute workout to beef up those biceps and triceps

A 15-minute workout to beef up those biceps and triceps<p>Instagram/ShahidKapoor<p>Along with making you feel like the strongest man in the room, …

Chisel Your Shoulders and Abs In Just 9 Minutes

This 3-move workout will shred your entire upper body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Alexia Clark, personal trainer at Alexia Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This workout emphasizes the rear deltoids and upper back, giving you muscular shoulders that will bust through any T-shirt or tank top. Beyond aesthetic …

The do’s and don’ts of protein

You can be really, really clueless about nutrition and weight loss and still know this: Protein is a freakin' saint. It's satiating as heck (bolstering your willpower against nefarious 3 p.m. cupcakes), it keeps your hair lush and leonine, and of course it builds strong muscles (so you can lift …

9 Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises For Anyone Who Hates Running

Because why run when you can not?<p><b>1.</b> Choose 4-5 exercises from the list.<p><b>2.</b> Do the first exercise for 45 seconds, then rest for 15 seconds, then move to the next one.<p><b>3.</b> Once you've gotten through 4-5 exercises, that's one round. Complete the circuit for 3-5 rounds total, resting a minute between …

Workouts

Why "Detoxing" Your Body Doesn't Actually Work

Put down the juice and step away slowly.<p>Let me paint my least favorite scene for you: “Ugh, I ate too much junk this weekend—I need to detox,” says fictitious coworker #1, clinging to a carrot. “Yeah, I’m doing a juice cleanse to detox my skin,” says fictitious coworker #2, sipping a pitcher of …

Detox

How to Lose Belly Fat for a Shredded and Stronger Midsection

Pooch, gut, beer belly, love handles—whatever you want to call it, that cushy area between your pecs and your lower half tends to be the most …

How To Press To Handstand Wall To Free Standing Progression

The 63 Best Barbell Exercises For Your Abs

You’ve never used a barbell like this before. See how a landmine can define every inch of your core<p>Ever try a landmine workout? It’s where you use only one side of a barbell to perform a variety of explosive exercises that burn fat, build muscle, boost metabolism, and improve strength and …

The Pushup Workout From Hell

Your pecs will feel as if they’re about to pop out of your shirt by the time you’re done this one-move workout<p>This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

A 4-minute workout is blowing up on Pinterest and Instagram — and you can do it anywhere

Since 2015, Pinterest searches for "Tabata workouts" have more than doubled in the past year, and there are over 200,00 Instagram posts tagged #Tabata— and counting.<p>But what is it?<p><b>Tabata is a highly efficient, interval-based workout that is 20 seconds of intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of</b> …

The Muscle-Building Standards: Build a Big Back

<i>Guys have been tossing around weights to build mass for quite some time. A lot has changed since back in Arnold’s day, but a lot has also stayed the</i> …