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Perform, Recover, Rebuild: How Perspective Changes for the 40+ Athlete

<b>I recently checked into rehab.</b> Luckily, the rehab center where I go is an outpatient facility and thankfully it is also a center for athletes of all …

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The Pushup that Blasts Your Core

A regular pushup works your core. A reverse pushup will work it so hard your abs will want to form a labor union.<p>How does it work? You lower your body down into a pushup, but instead of pressing up, you bend you knees and press your body backward, almost scraping the floor with your nose. Then you …

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Develop An Unbeatable Mind

Why is it that some athletes perform exceptionally well during training, but underperform when it matters?<p>We can all think of an all-star athlete who …

Push Your Pecs: Four Ways to Pushup

1 of 6<p>The push-up is like the cockroach of the bodybuilding world. It's been around forever and it ain't going anywhere anytime soon. And why should …

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

But before you start raiding your kitchen looking for carbs to trash, it's important to note that, as far as this study is concerned, low-carb really isn't all <i>that</i> low. In the study, researchers suggested dieters only limit their intake of digestible carbs to 40 grams per day (about as much as in …

The Squat Variation That'll Have You Hooked

Learn how to switch up your bending for better results.<p>Shallow squats aren't always a slacker move. Sometimes they are the key to a stronger, fitter butt and legs, according to recent research published in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i>.<p>The study, led by East Tennessee State …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

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Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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