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Why weight training is so good for you

Weight lifting does more than so much more than pump you up.<p>When most people think about weight lifting, they picture greased-up Schwarzenegger …

An exercise scientist demonstrates how to perform the perfect pull-up – and the moves that will make it easier

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrates the proper form for the pull-up. However, if you're not ready for the pull-up, Arent has a few tricks to get you there.<p><i>Special thanks</i> …

Workouts

The upper-body big-muscle workout program

<b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Sure, you don’t get a lot of props for your six-pack abs in fall and winter, when layers of insulation replace …

Workouts

5 at-home workouts better than the gym

What you know about exercising from home is true: There are more things hindering your workout than helping it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a …

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

Breakfast

7 Tough Love Workouts to Tone Your Whole Bod

Sure, we love to learn exercises that focus on an isolated area, like arm toning or quick core workouts. But sometimes you just want to cover all your bases with a workout that has you feeling a full-body burn. So grab your home gym essentials, throw on your fave colorful workout essentials and get …

The Two Ways Sugar Hijacks Your Brain

Ask anyone who’s ever resolved to break up with sweets and then crumbled at the sight of a cookie: it’s tough to quit eating sugar. Now, a new animal …

7 Apps That Are Basically a Personal Trainer on Your Phone

Thanks to delicious holiday recipes, this time of the year is often marked by lots of good eating. Gingerbread cookies by the dozen, turkey, hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows, eggnog, pumpkin pies and lots and lots of champagne in pretty glasses. Throw in a heap of Netflix and chillin’ (like …

How to fix low testosterone levels naturally

Testosterone, or more specifically low testosterone, has received a lot of attention lately. Men who are feeling a little less energetic race to their doctors to have their hormones tested and hope for a quick fix with a patch, gel, injection or pill. But before you do the same, you may be able to …

Fantasy Football 2015: Updated Rankings and Advice for Team Names

Procrastination pays off for fantasy football players who receive the benefit of new information when waiting to draft.<p>Many drafters eager to start the season are already stuck with injuries sustained in preseason games. They'll also helplessly read a treasure trove of tidbits that could have …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

6 Tips for a Summertime Sugar Detox

There is a lot of buzz about sugar lately and how it can impact wellness, but why exactly is sugar problematic and how can you reduce sugar to boost health? I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a …

Nutrition

8 Benefits To Working Out In The Morning

Not a morning trainer? Too bad for you. Here are 8 reasons why those who work out in the a.m. have a big advantage.<p>Awhile back, a study came out that …

85 Freezer Friendly & Make-Ahead Breakfast & Snacks for $140 – Reclaim Your Frantic Weekday Mornings!

It’s Time to Take Control of Your Weekday Mornings and Get “One Step Ahead” of Yourself with These Freezer Friendly Make-Ahead Goodies…All Included …

24 Actually Helpful Tips for Waking Up Early to Work Out

We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an …

Athletic Apparel

The Perfect Lunch-Hour Workout

The 10 Best Workout Moves For Your Back

Add these workout moves to your routine to sculpt a bigger, stronger back.<p>When you're in the gym, what's your main focus? What you see in the mirror when you face up to yourself—or what everyone else sees when you turn away? If you're like most guys, the answer is probably the former, and chest day …

Hate Crunches? 6 Better Core Exercises for Beginners

Photo: Pond5<p>So maybe you aren’t in good enough shape to get down and give us 50 crunches. But we know you’re not looking to ignore your core either. …

How To Build Big Boulder Shoulders Without Injuries

If you’ve ever experienced shoulder pain, then you know how tricky it can be to build those cannonball delts. Given our culture’s sedentary lifestyle …

20 Paleo Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert

From grocery aisles to restaurant menus to primal vending machines, the paleo lifestyle has officially gone mainstream. And if you’re still not clear …