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The 6-move workout to build bigger legs

The foundation of a strong, powerful, and balanced athlete is a set of well-developed legs.<p>If you’re looking to boost your performance in the gym or …

Tip: TRX Fallouts

For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to …

6 TRX Exercises For Cyclists

Want lean, powerful muscle like the world's best cyclists? Then you may be best ditching the sweat-pouring HIIT routines.<p>Why hog five pieces of kit …

Workouts

Freshness Hacks: 9 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Fruits and Vegetables

<b>* Fruit and vegetables are usually the first types of food product to end up in garbage due to spoilage</b> <b><br>* We have found some fruit and vegetable life</b> …

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TRX Archer Complex: The workout that trains your brain and your brawn

TRX Archer Complex: The workout that trains your brain and your brawn<p>Instagram/ @trxtraining<p>Photo: Instagram<p>The TRX archer complex requires a high …

The 5 Best Suspension-Trainer Moves For Legs

Who says a squat rack is the only way to train legs? Build real-world strength, iron out imbalances, and seriously challenge your core with these …

The 5 toughest TRX exercises for a full-body workout

1. TRX single-leg squat (TRX straps at mid-length)<p>Place your elbows under your shoulders and, with tension on TRX, center right leg to anchor point. …

Get Ring-Ready like Conor McGregor with TRX Training

On 26th August 2017, Conor McGregor will take on Floyd Mayweather in "the money" fight, a bout which sees the MMA champion take on this generation's …

Workouts

These Copycat KIND Bars Will Make You Feel Like a Genius

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>KIND Bars are the snack bar that I always reach for when I really want a candy bar but don't want the resulting sugar …

Preferred Expert Methods for Training the Core

Theodore Sloan, Antonio Squillante, and Giulio Palau are three up and coming young coaches, part of a vanguard of new minds coming into the industry. …

Tip: Kettlebell Swings and Plank Breathing

Do 20 swings. Without rest, drop into a hard-style plank for 10 deep breaths. Repeat for 5-10 rounds as a workout finisher.<p>The finisher below was …

7 Vegan Meals to Satisfy Everyone | MyRecipes

The recently released investigative documentary <i>What the Health</i> tackles what "the nation's leading health organizations" don't want us to know about …

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

Workouts

This Is What Happened When I Did a NAVY SEAL's Workout for a Week | Inc.com

Many successful people feel health and fitness aren't a luxury; they feel health and fitness actually play a major role in their success. The physical benefits are clear, but the mental advantages -- perseverance, resilience, determination, and mental toughness -- are just as important.<p>This is the …

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The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

It won't kill your pump to skip the squat rack for a day or two and get your swole on outside in the fresh air and sunshine. All you need is a set of …

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7 Yoga Poses That Will Sculpt Your Side Abs

Crunches are so old school, and planks are effective, but totally boring. To get the killer side abs of your dreams, forget snooze-worthy, repetitive moves—and bust out your yoga mat instead.<p>Apparently, the trick to nabbing a not-so-common core may just be a regular yoga practice. "Yoga is all …

Take Back Your Core

Find out if you've yet to unlock your hidden strength with these three simple core tests<p>It's time to take the back the six-pack from bodybuilding magazines and put it back where it belongs: on the bike. If you're struggling to get past a plateau or dealing with discomfort on the bike, your core …

5 Endurance Supplements That Effectively Boost Your Stamina

Endurance athletics requires a fine balance of strength and endurance, which can only be achieved by years of strategic training and dieting. …

Patrick Peterson's Yoga Workout

Patrick Peterson uses yoga to increase his flexibility and balance. Try your hand at the cornerback's personal routine, created by instructor Kate …

5 Lies About Lifting Weights

Common Strength Training Myths, Dispelled<p>1 – You can't get strong without the big lifts!<p>Saying that you can't get strong without the bench press, …

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Lighter weights do as much for building muscle as heavier ones, new research says

When it comes to building muscle, it’s probably not the size of your weights or the number of repetitions that matter.<p>Research (pdf) from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada argues it’s actually the degree to which you exhaust yourself during your weightlifting session.<p>“It isn’t about the weight …

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7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

Get Stronger Faster With Cluster Sets

It’s no secret that fitness newbies build muscle and boost strength quickly. Seasoned lifters, on the other hand, must get creative in order to break …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

The Hybrid Power Conditioning Program

<b>High-intensity training provides the foundation for many modern training programs, but often what is done in research is not translated to practice.</b> …

Tip: Do the 4 Best Biceps Exercises

For direct biceps training, you can't beat these variations. Funny thing is, most people have never even tried them.<p>The best exercises for a muscle …

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Tip: Test Your Lower Body Strength

Choose either the squat or deadlift and take this test. Do you measure up? Check it out.<p>Test either the squat or the deadlift. Since some people are …

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Tip: Test Your REAL Upper Body Strength

Two exercises are all you need to test out your upper body strength for sports performance. Check 'em out.<p>Here's one press and one pulling movement …