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The workout plan to get six-pack abs in 6 weeks

wundervisuals/Getty Images<p>wundervisuals/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 60-75<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most guys, ripped abs are the holy grail of fitness: …

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

Workouts

36 Weeks of Bodyweight Workouts (108 Workouts!)

<b>These workouts were designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat.</b> Mindith has trained extensively in yoga, kettlebells, and bodyweight. She is …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Today's Workout 62: The bodyweight circuit to blast away your belly fat

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Hang around enough people who are trying to lose weight, and you'll inevitably hear the same excuses: <i>Not enough</i> …

Get a Super Strong Core with Celebrity Trainer Lacey Stone's Summer Abs Workout

Want to look and feel strong this summer?<p>Celebrity trainer Lacey Stone — who appeared on Khloé Kardashian’s total transformation reality show <i>Revenge</i> …

5 crunch alternatives to get your abs popping for beach season

5 crunch alternatives to get your abs popping for beach season<p>If your weight room sessions these days consist of you plodding through the exact same …

Plyometrics for Bodybuilding

<b>What do you think of when you hear the term plyometrics?</b> Do thoughts of CrossFitters, track athletes, or football players doing box jumps, high …

Hypertrophy

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Burn Fat and Build Muscle With This Full-Body Cardio Workout

This 30-minute workout offers the best of both worlds, mixing fat-burning cardio with muscle-building strength training. And isn't that really what we want out of a sweat sesh to get leaner and stronger? Best of all, you don't need any equipment for the workout. So what are you waiting for? Press …

Aerobic Exercise

7 Squats Alternatives to Shake Up Leg Day and Burn Off Fat

This edition of Give Me Something New to Try will give your worn-out squat rack a break.<p>Are you doing your squats? Good. Squats are really, really important. But despite what your high school gym coach might believe, there <i>are</i> other exercises you can do, too. We asked some trainers for their input …

Want to be a better critical thinker? Here’s how to spot false narratives and “weaponized lies”

This weekend on <i>Face the Nation,</i> White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defended US president Donald Trump’s declaration that the American press is “the enemy.” “Certainly we would never condone violence,” Priebus said. “But I do think we condone <i>critical thought</i>.”<p>Add Priebus to a long list of …

Get Insanely Strong With This Intense 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout

5-10-15. That's all you need to remember for this quick, but intense, workout. You'll strengthen the arms, upper back, core, butt, and legs in just 10 minutes. And you don't need an expensive gym membership or equipment to do this workout — just you and your own determination to push yourself</b> …

Workouts

7 Core-Strengthening Push Up Progressions for Female Athletes

<b>Many women participate in sport, but not all have had an active childhood that has given them the fundamental strength and stability necessary to</b> …

Women's Sports

HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years

It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback before the official release. Video conversion utility HandBrake must, though, have set a new record: after 13 years in beta, the app has finally officially launched …

No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core

<b>Most of us sit for all or part of the day, placing the hamstrings and hip flexors in a shortened position,</b> which can lead to low back pain or just a …

Workouts

17 Movies So Freaky They'll Probably Make You Shit Yourself

"It's so surreal, horrifying, and uncomfortable."<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Horror

$89 Linux laptop? Check out the new Pinebook from Raspberry Pi rival Pine

The Pinebook is a low-cost Linux laptop with an ARM CPU that undercuts the cheapest Chromebooks.<p>The makers of a popular Raspberry Pi challenger, the …

How an Unfilmable Story Turned Into the Year’s Best Sci-Fi Movie

Adaptations are a dime a dozen in Hollywood—but Arrival might be one of the unlikeliest. Here’s how an obscure, brainy Ted Chiang story was brilliantly (and painstakingly) translated for the big screen.<p><i>Arrival</i> should have been unfilmable. Denis Villeneuve’s latest, a heady sci-fi movie starring Amy …

Blade Runner

The Most Effective Abs Exercise You're Not Doing

There’s no shortage of talk about what to do for strong abs. Crunches are a hotly debated move, planks (in all their forms) generally receive an …

Squat Exercises You Don’t Need the Squat Rack to Do

It’s squat day, and you’re excited to show that barbell who’s boss, but there’s just one problem: The squat racks are all taken. You can be a good …

5 Oblique Exercises This Trainer Does When She Wants To Feel The Burn

While exercises like planks and mountain climbers are great for targeting your core, you also want to incorporate some oblique-focused work in your …

Five Great Apps That Will Teach You How to Code

A few years ago, if you wanted to learn coding you had to buy a 20-pound paperback with some cute animal on the cover and then navigate through …

10 Minutes AB Workout to Get a SUPER FLAT STOMACH

Are you looking for a ways to get a toned stomach and six packs? Then try to choose best workout that suits your personality and keeps you fit and …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …

12 Terrifying Horror Anime to Literally Scare the Pants Off You

Let me ask you a question: are you tired of the pants you’re currently wearing? Do you yearn to free your leg from the cloth prisons constraining …

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Thinkstock / Getty<p>Thinkstock / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst …

Printable No-Equipment At-Home Workouts

Lack of a gym membership is no longer an excuse for skipping workouts. Instead of relying on equipment, let your body be the gym. These 13 bodyweight …

Get Jacked! The 1,000 Rep Workout

By Cory Gregory<p>If there’s one thing I don’t want to be associated with, it’s being stale. So I’ve done everything in my power to live on the opposite …