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7 Vegan Foods That Are Shockingly Unhealthy

Plus, 7 healthier substitutes.<p>Thinking about going vegan? While cutting out animal products altogether can be pretty tough, there <i>are</i> some established health benefits, says Maggie Michalczyk, RD, based in Chicago. “Being vegan eliminates a big source of saturated fat from the diet and (hopefully) …

Vegan

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

Tip: A Crazy Exercise That Actually Works | T Nation

Some exercises are goofy looking and don't work very well. But some goofy-looking exercises are very effective. This is one of them.<p>When it comes to …

Workouts

Why Quality Over Quantity Is the Secret to Building Speed

Legend has it that Kobe Bryant made upward of 1,000 shots per day during his offseason.<p>There are NFL receivers who brag about how many balls they …

Marathons

The 3 Key Training Variables to Manipulate for Size

<b>Training for size isn’t as simple as hitting the gym and blasting a muscle group</b>. You need to provide an appropriate signal to the body to force it …

Hypertrophy

Develop Strength Down to the Core

Consider the egg—a raw one may have a hard exterior but we all know what happens when the outer shell is compromised. Unless we reinforce the inside …

Muscle

A Comprehensive Pegan Diet Guide and 7-Day Meal Plan

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition or the “perfect diet.” Ask 10 people on the street, “How should we eat?” And you’ll get 10 …

Nutrition

Go Wild: Fight the Domestication of Fitness

You are a human—the most cunning, adaptable animal the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, our collective power has grown to such an extreme that you …

Exercise

The 3 Core Amigos: Brace, Rotate, Resist

I have worked with many different athletes over the years. For each one that presents with persistent back pain or injury it usually comes down to …

Workouts

You Are the Solution to Your Own Situation

“I want a hot body, but I also want tacos.” –Nacho Libre<p>Rationally, we all would prefer to be healthy. We’d love to be capable, physical specimens …

Ice Cream

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

Vegan Fiesta Taco Bowl Recipe from Chloe Coscarelli

[caption id="attachment_66201" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Christina Holmes</i>[/caption]<i>By Chloe Coscarelli, author of Chloe Flavor: Saucy,</i> …

Food

Inside Chloe Coscarelli’s New Vegan Cookbook (Plus 3 Recipes)

[caption id="attachment_66146" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Christina Holmes / Penguin Random House, LLC</i>[/caption]Barbecue burgers and …

Food

5 Split Squat Variations to Level up Your Training

The Bulgarian Split Squat, also commonly referred to as the Rear Foot-Elevated Split Squat, accomplishes many objectives, such as improving …

Workouts

3 Excellent Hamstring Exercises You've Never Seen Before

I believe your hamstrings are one of the biggest keys to unlocking your athletic potential.<p>You know, those muscles on the back of your thighs that …

Fitness

The 7 Most Dangerous Exercises for Your Shoulders

You do an exercise, feel a twinge in your shoulder and power through the remaining reps because, well, you think you're weak if you don't. However, …

Pop Culture

A Nutrition Guide for Plant-Based Bodybuilders

Ten years ago, a plant-based bodybuilder would be considered an oxymoron by many. For decades now, we have learned that to build big muscles you need …

Nutrition

Are Plant-Based Proteins Friendly for Keto and Paleo Diets?

The ketogenic diet has become, in recent years, one of the most searched diets online and has become one of the most popularly used diets for …

Nutrition

Humans, You Must Be Able to Carry

You bench press, do push-ups, and maybe even military press. You squat, lunge, deadlift, glute bridge, pull-up, row, and have tried countless “ab” …

Workouts

4 Core Strengthening Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

A strong core will help you look better and improve your performance in fitness, sports and life. A good abdominal or core program is a lot more than …

Workouts

The Beginner’s Guide To Suspension Trainers

<b>Suspension Trainers can be used to target multiple muscle groups in the upper and lower body due to the wide range of exercise variations that can be</b> …

Tip: Go Hard, Then Go Home. But Go Hard Often.

How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.<p>Training most body parts once a week to "allow …

Exercise

Tip: Average Training, Awesome Results

Think you have to crush PRs every week to make progress? Not so. Here's the truth.<p>Bye Bye, Beginner Gains<p>PRs (personal records) come pretty easy for …

Motivation

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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The Single Most Effective Workout Split

Faster Gains for Smart Lifters<p>3 Ways to Organize Your Training<p>While there are several ways of organizing your week in the gym, here are the most …

Tip: A Core Exercise to Boost Your Bench Press

Try this before your next bench session to lift heavier and stay safer.<p>The Core and Heavy Pressing<p>You often hear about core activation for lower …

Stretch, Engage, Activate: The 3 Things You Should Do Before Every Workout

Jumping straight into an intense workout without a proper warm-up is a recipe for disaster. Yet spending 30 minutes stretching before every lift is a …

Basic to Beast Complete Bodyweight Workout Program

Too many trainees and athletes are quick to overlook (and sometimes forget) about the bodyweight workout. Even so, you can become very strong when …

The 10 Best Plyometric Exercises for Athletes

Plyometric training is a great way for athletes to build explosive power. Performing plyometrics one to three times a week can increase your vertical …

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. Has Gone Full Vegan

A back injury robbed college hoops fans from getting to watch Michael Porter Jr. play meaningful basketball for the Missouri Tigers last season, but …