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One-Eyed Terrorist Abu Hamza Found Guilty

Radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, who authorities say tried to set up a terror training camp on U.S. soil, was found guilty on terrorism-related …

Q: Do you recommend side bends? I can’t recall seeing a photo of a professional bodybuilder performing them. A: Just because you don’t see a pro doing side bends doesn’t mean that they’re not a valuable exercise. You won’t see any photographs of the pros doing the L-fly or the finger extension, and you probably won’t see […]

<b>Q: Do you recommend side bends? I can’t recall seeing a photo of a professional bodybuilder performing them.</b><p><b>A:</b> Just because you don’t see a pro doing …

Yoga

Fitmodo: What's The Deal With Creatine?

Creatine has been wildly popular since the 1990s. It's touted as a shortcut to gaining lean muscle mass, and packed into everything from supplement …

25 Tips For A Tighter, Firmer Butt

Is your New Year’s resolution to have a tighter, firmer butt? Building a dream derriere is easier than most women think. If you are craving a better …

The 10 Rules Of Alpha Muscle-Building Nutrition

It doesn't matter how hard you train or how blessed you happen to be in the genetics department. Without proper nutrition, you're not going to reach …

One of the Most Underrated Strength Exercises You Can Do

The deadlift is a very simple exercise that basically involves picking a barbell up off the ground and setting it back down. It's a bit more involved than that -- most everything is. And despite the fact that some fitness chains have decided to sell memberships by making fun of it, the deadlift is …

5 Mistakes That Are Costing You Gains

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Adam Bornstein <b><br>Occupation:</b> Fitness author, editor, coach, and consultant <b><br>Blog:</b> www.bornfitness.com <b><br>Coauthor:</b> Engineering the Alpha<p>The …

The 6 Best Ways to Measure Body Fat Percentage

[caption id="attachment_65621" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Twenty20[/caption]Whether your priority is looking good in a bathing suit or …

Fitness

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

<i>Here's what you need to know...</i><p>• Don't work out just to get better at working out.<p>• Never lose sight of why you're in the gym. Do what gets you …

Hung Up

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

Here's what you need to know...<p>Competitive athletes can skip direct arm work. These athletes are already training extensively. Time spent hitting the …

Muscle

Reverse Pyramid Training - 3 Amazing Benefits

In this post we’re going to be talking about the most effective training method to gaining jaw dropping strength and building more muscle: reverse …

Exercise

21 Awesome Shoulder Exercises

Want to add some variety into your shoulder workout? Here is a powerful demonstration of 21 shoulder exercises that you can easily add into your …

Workouts

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Here's what you need to know...<p>Increasing the time under tension at your weakest point of a lift is a sneaky way to get stronger while sparing your …

Hypertrophy

How To Develop Great Glutes: 3 Butt Workouts

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per Workout20-30 …

Body Fat

6 Ways To Build Your Hamstrings For Better Size & Performance

The hamstrings are a completely forgotten muscle when it comes to the average person's training. Most folk do not even know the name of this …

The Simple Cure for Weak Body Parts

Here's what you need to know...<p>Weak bodyparts are a function of genetic limitations combined with poor exercise technique and programming.<br>• Imbalances …

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Here's what you need to know...<p>Consistency is the most critical parameter to training success.<br>• You can dramatically improve your training consistency …

Exercise

Pocket Guide to Warm-ups, Pre-hab, Foam Rolling & Workout Ancillaries

<i>Brad Borland is a strength & conditioning specialist, cancer survivor and the founder of WorkoutLab.</i><p>We often take for granted the peripheral parts of …

Exercise

8 Back Blasting Workout Tips To Improve Size & Strength

The back is an often neglected and underworked muscle group. The average lifter either works it with a half-effort, using only lat pull downs and …

The Deadlift Vs The Pull Up Vs The Barbell Row – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

If you have been paying attention during this little Vs series, at least my intention was that it would be little but it is turning into much more …

Set Your Intention

Experts say intention setting can be a powerful tool in any fitness discipline, not just yoga. "It zeros in on something you can connect to emotionally, and unlike a long-term goal, you can make good on an intention in a single session, which is very satisfying," says celeb trainer Brett Hoebel. In …

Squats Are Safe, But You're Probably Doing Them Wrong

One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. This old saw is mindlessly repeated by poorly-informed orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and chiropractors all over the world. Better-informed …

5 Ways To Build Muscle Quickly

When most people think of building muscle and gaining weight, it seems like quite a long process with a lot of work involved. However, generally this …

Test Your Strength: How Fit Are You Really?

Shares 65.4K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>You run and weight train. You’ve done yoga and can almost touch your toes. So that means you’re fit, right? Well, <i>maybe</i>. …

20 Things No One Tells You About Exercise

<i>By Nicole McDermott</i><p>So we already know that exercise is good for you for about a million reasons -- it can boost brainpower, make us look and feel good and alleviate stress, just to name a few. But it's not always rainbows and butterflies after hitting the gym: Dealing with stink, sweat and aches …

How to Build a Core of Steel

You’ve read a lot about how important it is to have a strong core.<p>But you’ve come across plenty of different opinions about the best way to get …