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The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

Bodyweight Exercise

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

They say abs are made in the kitchen, but we’re firm believers that a good core workout can’t hurt. That’s why we invited Marife San Victores, a …

The fitness guru behind the 'Insanity' workout told us the one move you should master now

Let's face it: going to the gym sucks. It's inconvenient. It's expensive. Let's not discuss the smell.<p>But there are plenty of approaches to getting in shape that don't require a membership. Some don't even require leaving the house.<p>One of those techniques is high intensity interval training, a form …

Harvard Medical School

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

The Pullover, Reinvented<p>Pullovers Work Damn Near Everything<p>Pullovers are one of the most underrated exercises. Besides improving stability and …

Get Fit Fast With This Total-Body EMOM Workout

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>You can switch up your workout and challenge your body using countless, complicated methods. Or, …

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know<p>Let’s face it, the real reason you joined the gym was so you could work your guns. …

The Core-Shredding Abs Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

And if you are, you’re most likely doing it wrong<p>The key move that gymnasts do to forge a rock-solid core isn’t the situp, crunch, or even the plank. In fact, it’s a move you might not have ever seen in the gym.<p>The hollow hold is one of the first movements that gymnasts learn. It’s a simple yet …

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

The 30 best leg exercises of all time

Front Squat<p>Set a barbell on a power rack at about shoulder height. Grab the power with an overhand grip at shoulder width and raise your elbows until …

A Guide to Regain Your Flexibility

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I still have a long way to go when it comes to developing my own flexibility. <b>I’ve spent a</b> …

Exercise

16 best exercises for bigger biceps

Tired of your T-shirt sleeves blowing in the wind? Clicking on this article is your first rep to bigger biceps, triceps and forearms that'll turn any …

Tip: Do This for 20 Minutes, Feel Great

Deload your spine, fix your posture, function better. Here's how.<p>You Need Some Horizontal Time<p>Strangely, sitting for long periods of time is one of …

Pain

How to Assess Your Full-Body Flexibility

In my recent articles I’ve discussed the importance of functional flexibility for performance and some of the common stretching pitfalls we all make.</b> …

Performance Mobility, Part 5: Trunk Extension

[<i>Author’s Note: This is Part 5 in a five-part series on functional mobility self-assessment and restoration for runners.</i> <i>See Part 1</i><i> on hip mobility,</i> …

Biomechanics

Sculpt a Lean Upper Body Using Just Your Bodyweight

While cardio has its sweaty benefits, building muscle is just as important when it comes to your heath. Not only does it help build stronger bones, …

Suspended – Medium

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

20 Rep Squats: The Definitely Not Secret Secret to Building Huge Legs That No One Does Because Its Really Hard

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t have great quads.It’s not that my legs don’t have size, it’s that they have no shape or definition. When …

Exercise

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Planner

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

What You Should Know About Vertical Farming

<b>Limitations of Vertical Farming</b><p>Vertical farming has both pros and cons. Sometimes the pros of vertical farming are highlighted and not the cons. …

Tip: How to Double the Gains from Pushdowns

Build those puny triceps with this advanced training method. Here's how.<p>Tricep pushdowns are one of the best exercises for building the back of the …

Health

5 Alternatives to Calf Raises That Will Get You Ready for Shorts Season

Give these workouts a try.<p>It's warm out, which means you're probably wearing <i>shorts</i> in public for the first time in months. But since there is no sight more painful than an otherwise fit, stylish gentlemen sporting a pair of spindly, reedy, twig-like legs that protrude down from his shorts and into …

Lamar Odom

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

5 Exercises That Will Make You Look Great In A T-Shirt

To help you flatten your stomach, tone your arms and shape up those lats a bit, we present the five key exercises now that it's t-shirt …

The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

Top Tips From 8 Experts<p>The Question<p>What's the very best way to build triceps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and Bodybuilding Coach<p>The PJR pullover.<p>No …

Tip: 3 Mobility Drills for Chest & Shoulders

Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.<p>Most lifters spend two to three days of …

Health

Tip: Master the Deadbug Core Exercise

Keep your lower back flat. Completely exhale as you lower your legs and arms to the floor. Inhale on the way back up. Keep the non-moving limbs …

Hill Sprints: How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

Forget doing your cardio on a Stairmaster or treadmill. If you want to get into shape fast, burn fat, and build muscle hill sprints are the way to go.<p>…

Tip: The 5 Squat Commandments

How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.<p>1 – Squat for Reps<p>Growing as a lifter means getting outside of your comfort zone. …

The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps

Having strong biceps is an advantage for athletes in a myriad of sports, including hockey, badminton, baseball, football, and more.<p>As an orthopedic …