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The Best Dumbbell Exercise You're Not Doing

12 Experts Share Their Favorite<p>The Question<p>What's the best dumbbell exercise that almost nobody does?<p>Dr. John Rusin – Strength Training Specialist …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Tip: Push-Up, Stand Up, Squat Prisoner Jump Countdown

Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 August and 1 September<b><br>Exertion</b> Moderate, involves 4-6 hours of cycling covering 50-60km miles per day, ascents and descents minimal. There’s a support vehicle for anyone who gets …

Lake District

Tip: A Murderous Barbell Clean Complex

This one-bar finisher contains elements that will help you perfect your explosive pulls and activate your glutes.<p>This workout finisher is for more …

Hips

Tip: The Cure for Ugly Overhead Presses

Balance your shoulders and learn to brace to dominate the barbell press. Here's exactly how to do it.<p>The strict barbell press is a fundamental …

An 8-Week Mobility Program for Masters Olympic Weightlifting

Click Here to Start the 8-Week Masters Weightlifting Program<p>Most masters-aged athletes entering into weightlifting, despite their legal age, are …

The 3-Minute Hack to Improve Your HIIT Performance

It might sound counterintuitive, but mindful meditation has been shown to improve your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts<p>Meditation and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) might seem like polar opposites. After all, when you’re busting out burpees and dumbbell snatches, you’re not …

Tesla’s Newest Promises Break the Laws of Batteries

Elon Musk knows how to make promises. Even by his own standards, the promises made last week while introducing two new Tesla vehicles—the heavy-duty …

The Most Complete Upper-Body Exercise

Your Guide to Muscle-Ups<p>Want bigger arms, a jacked back, and a chiseled chest? How about bulletproof shoulders and improved performance on other …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Build shoulder size like The Rock

We've all seen The Rock flexing on his Instagram, and what stands out most from his 4am 'Iron Paradise' workout pictures is the sheer size of his …

Workouts

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This Small Village in Himachal Pradesh is a Hippie Haven

On the banks of the Parvati River in the picturesque Kullu district of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a tiny hamlet, Kasol. It’s …

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.<p>The hip complex consists of multiple …

Rotation Training for Athletes & Lifters

The 7th Functional Movement Pattern<p>The 7th Movement Pattern<p>Rotation is actually NOT one of the 6 foundational movement patterns (squat, hinge, lunge, …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Tip: The Core Strength Party Trick

Test your core strength. Build your core strength. Impress your friends at parties. Here's how.<p>Do you think you have a strong core? Then try this. …

Camino de Santiago: A Journey for the Body, Mind, and Soul

Camino de Santiago: A Journey for the Body, Mind, and Soul “A pilgrimage across northern Spain to the sanctuary at Santiago de Compostela is the …

Pulitzer Prize

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 …

10 Paint Colors That Will Never, Ever, Ever Go Out of Style

Use these in your house and you'll be set for life.<p>Not one to be influenced by what's "in style"? Don't care about the Color of the Year? As much as it can be fun to try new trends, who wants to repaint her whole house every few years? "It takes the average consumer more than 100 days from starting …

Tip: A Finisher for Combat Athletes

Torch body fat and learn to control your breathing during tough competitions with this quick workout.<p>Developing the ability to control your breathing …

An optimal road trip across Europe according to machine learning

The 17 Painful Life Lessons Men Don't Want to Admit (but Need For Maximum Self-Development)

Learning these will save you years of hardship.<p>Mastering life lessons doesn't need to be painful. When information is available at your fingertips, you can take advantage of the wisdom others discover and integrate that knowledge into your life. And while many men are stubborn--always wanting to …

Mark Twain

Love to Lift Challenge - Day 43 of 100

• Start at Day 1 if this is your first introduction to the program<br>• If you want to compete or have the required skills and training, you can sign up to …

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!<p>These exercises are NOT …