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5 Proven Ways to Keep the Muscle Coming

Tested Hypertrophy Essentials<p>Want to gain muscle? Me too. And I've spent two decades chasing muscle gains for myself and my clients. I studied the …

Muscle

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Try These Lifts and Find Out<p>Beyond the Big Three<p>Most strength training programs emphasize the "big three" – the bench press, deadlift, and squat. …

Workouts

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

5 Barbell Strength Training Programs to Build Muscle and Improve Performance

An extensive breakdown of 5 important strength training programs that have all helped many different athletes get exceptionally strong.5. STARTING …

Exercise

Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying<p>Read more Lessons from Research<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to</i> …

Teaching

4 Moves to Get the 6-Pack of Your Dreams

Here's the unfortunate truth about building a rock-hard stomach: it doesn’t happen overnight. The good news? You don't need tons of fancy equipment …

I Meditated With My Hyper Kid and Met a New Person

Meditation is supposed to be a cure-all for any number of psychological issues, but maybe the biggest value is in just being still.<p>By<p>Feb 09 2018, …

This Photo Shows Why Eating "Healthy" All Day Long Isn't Helping You Lose Weight

Does the top photo look familiar? You try to "be good and eat healthy all day" only to have an all-out binge that night because you feel so famished and deprived.<p>Meal-prep fanatic and fitness guru Amanda Meixner posted this comparison photo to prove that you don't need to feel hungry all day long …

Nutrition

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

Short on Time? This Total-Body Workout Only Takes 20 Minutes | Men’s Health

<b>Directions</b>: Set a timer for 20 minutes. Perform as many reps of each exercise as possible before moving onto the next one. Maximus recommends taking minimal rest between exercises. Continue this cycle until the clock runs out. Pick a weight you can normally use for 15 consecutive reps, so your …

Tip: Hip Mobility Montage

Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.<p>The role of active mobility is to train the body to use the …

Workouts

Ankle, Knee, and Hip Mobility Checklist for the Overhead Squat

The following article comes from our exclusive media partners at BarBend.com.<p>The snatch is one of the most complex movements in strength sports, …

Team USA

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.<p>In the never-ending quest to add more weight to the bar, lifters don't give their bodies enough time to …

Workouts

The workout plan that works forever

Fitness is complicated these days. There are so many programs, exercises, and implements from which to choose that it’s hard to know what you should …

4 Strategies to Get Stronger This Winter

Science has proven that stronger people live longer. So, essentially, that makes strength training the fountain of youth. Now that you know the …

5×5

This isn't some math problem. It's your solution to build power and strength.By Eddie Avakoff What attracts me to 5x5 (not the cheeseburger, but the …

Workouts

New rugby warm-up regime can halve number of injuries

Programme may be rolled out nationwide to cut soaring risk to players<p>A series of exercises performed before rugby matches can dramatically reduce injury, according to a benchmark study that the game’s coaches hope will rebut the charge that they do not take the issue of concussion seriously.<p>The …

World Rugby

The Hip Hinge: By Population, Goals and Training Age

A hip hinge is a movement (flexion and extension) through the hip joint, keeping a neutral spine and the knees slightly flexed. This positioning and …

What the Coiling Core Can Do for Your Strength

Everyone has seen the beast in the gym who can’t really move well outside of that environment. Their strength under a barbell is impressive, but it …

Speedway

Get a Big Squat: The Russian Squat Routine vs. The Smolov Squat Routine

In the small and dark basement gym where I trained in Olympic weightlifting, I once saw one of the international level lifters stop his snatches and …

Exercise

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

The Weekender Recovery Mobilization

It’s the weekend! You’ve been crushing your body all week, and now it's time for some much-needed rest and recovery. <b>But please, don’t just sit there.</b> …

Workouts

4 Powerful Daily Mobility Drills

<b>Athletes inevitably get tight and achy.</b> They need effective mobilization techniques to not only keep their bodies supple, but also combat the ill …

Workouts

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Notre Dame

9 Different Ways to Do Burpees

It's tough to find someone who actually <i>likes</i> doing burpees. But if you ask around enough, you'll definitely find a lot of people who hate them, yet …

Workouts

10 Push-Up Variations You Can Do On Your Knees To Sculpt Your Best Arms Ever

If you can't quite do a set of regular push-ups yet (no shame in that!), there are ways to make your push-ups more effective while you work your way there. Try these 10 knee push-up variations to get your arms in tip-top shape while challenging your chest, core, hips, and legs at the same time. …

Workouts

The All-Strength Guide to dynamic basketball strength and conditioning

When you look at the best players in the NBA, you'll notice they have one core thing in common: They work their asses off to stay strong, fit, and …

Exercise

7 types of car maintenance you should be doing yourself

Maintaining a car can be expensive and time-consuming. But there are some things you can do at home to save yourself time, money and frustration.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Performing routine …

High-speed Rail