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Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

The simple secret to making post-run back pain a thing of the past

Does chronic back pain get in the way of your otherwise cathartic, concert-worthy runs? According to a new study, one simple tweak to your fitness …

This Simple Workout Will Leave Your Pecs Shaking

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The bench press is one of the most common exercises—you can't step foot in the gym without seeing people doing them. Bobby Maximus, of The Maximus Body from <i>Men's Health</i>, has a workout to make them even harder, turning them into a …

4 Breathtaking Trails for Your Next North Carolina Backpacking Trip

No matter if you’re a local, or if you’re just visiting Asheville for a week, if you’re looking to go backpacking, North Carolina is the place to do …

This Exercise Can Strengthen Your Core and Blow Up Your Biceps

All you need is one set of dumbbells and 10 minutes<p>Trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Abs, a workout program from <i>Men's Health</i> that will help you build the six-pack of your dreams, is here with a single move that will do double-duty on your arms and abs. The best part? You only need one set of …

Professor Greg Whyte’s top three tips for performance gains

The physical activity expert shares advice on small changes which could make a big difference when it comes to training and performanceLooking for …

Exercise

A personal trainer explains why you should always do weight training before cardio at the gym

The idea that cardio should be done at the beginning of a workout is apparently a myth.<p>That is, according to Max Lowery, a personal trainer and founder of the 2 Meal Day intermittent fasting plan, who is adamant that people should be doing the opposite.<p>"It's a huge mistake doing your cardio and …

Exercise

Jimmy Butler demanded two life jackets, then capsized in a foot of water during his outdoor adventure

This was delightful.<p>Jimmy Butler is adapting to life in Minnesota after spending the first six years of his career in Chicago. Part of adjusting to his new scenery is getting out in the wilderness and experiencing the bounty his new home has to offer.<p>ESPN took Butler out for a day of wilderness …

Researchers Discover The Best Exercise To Get A Flat, Toned Stomach

The most effective exercise for a toned, flat stomach?<p>If your belly is your area of concern when it comes to weight loss, you're certainly not alone. …

Build Huge Muscles: 12 Week Workout Program to Get Huge

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

The 4-step method for nailing a scorpion forearm stand, courtesy of a Nike master trainer

Some of the most fun (and Instagrammable, let’s be honest) parts of yoga are inversions. But if you’ve ever tried sticking one of the upside-down …

Is Soreness Necessary For Muscle Growth? The 5 Stair Model To Muscle Growth

I believe that we can agree on one thing:<p>Feeling sore a day or two after a good workout at the gym is one of the <b>BEST</b> feelings in the world.<p>See also:<p>I …

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards – in pictures

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards founders have launched a new show for pet pictures. Here are the finalists, selected from 2,500 entries

Comedy

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 …

5 Reasons Why I Added Eccentric Training to My Workout Routine—And You Should Too

I love lifting heavy. I live for workouts when I realize that, yes, I'm ready to go up in weight. It makes me feel so strong and accomplished.<p>But …

Powerful Shoulders Workout

Want to carve boulder-sized shoulders? Hit them from every angle with this unique workout of stacked supersets.<p>How heavy should you go? Choose a pair …

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

Exercise

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

This Challenging TRX Workout Will Revamp Your Boring Gym Routine

You’re going to feel this one for days.<p>The gym is filled with tons of complex machines, all designed to tighten and tone various areas of your body. …

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Tip: 4 Training Methods for a Bigger Bench Press

Bench heavier and blast through plateaus. Here's how.<p>As you begin to progress in your training, it's important to add variety to decrease any chance …

7 Better Lunge Alternatives Just in Time for Leg Day

We asked fitness professionals to suggest a few of their favorite alternatives.<p>As fun as it is to be the guy doing walking lunges across the circus that is your weight room floor, artfully dodging stray pieces of equipment and/or fellow gymgoers staring intently at their smartphones, this part of …

Cardio vs. weights: Which is better for weight loss?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss.<p>Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio.<p>So …

Exercise

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

How to Turn Your Yoga Practice Into a HIIT Session

During the winter, fitness buffs may be tempted to swap icy jogging trails for a warm yoga studio. But while hatha yoga confers plenty of physical …

Brandon Carr gets defensive about Cowboys’ missing mojo on defense

The Dallas Cowboys are rolling on a 10-game win streak, the rookie stars are playing like veterans, and Dez Bryant even is allowing cooler heads to …