Alex Rogers

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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 …

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

To Libya and Back: Inside a Stealth Bomber Strike Against ISIS

During the dying days of Obama's administration, U.S. B-2 Spirit bomber crews executed a 32-hour sortie against ISIS. This is how it happened.<p>An MQ-9 Predator soars high above the camp, the camera in its sensor ball fixed on the Islamic State fighters below. The foot soldiers are unloading …

Military

Yes, NATO is sharing the defense burden. Here’s what we found.

Since the United Kingdom’s “Brexit” referendum in June, European leaders have been working to reinvigorate the notion of European defense integration, while taking care to avoid Madeleine Albright’s famous three D’s with regard to NATO: duplication (of NATO efforts), decoupling (the United States …

How to Do More Push Ups for Your Fitness Test

The push-up test is universally recognized as an excellent measure of upper body strength and endurance. For this reason, the push-up test is an …

The Ultimate Upper Body Exercise Is the Push Up

The push up may just be the perfect exercise that builds both upper body and core strength. Done properly, it is a compound exercise that uses …

6 Scientific Rules That Lead to Fitness

In the study of exercise science, there are several universally accepted scientific exercise training principles that must be followed in order to …

Lower Than a Snake’s Belly in a Wagon Rut Redux

<b>On a particularly hot day, a Royal Australian Air Force English Electric A84 Canberra bomber drops to within 25 feet as thrill-seeking mechanics get</b> …

The Scale Of Aircraft Carrier Maintenance Is Ridiculous

The <i>Nimitz,</i> deployed in 1975, is the oldest U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in service today. Just keeping a small boat alive in salt water that long takes …

Movement Medicine: Breaking Down the Turkish Get Up

<i>“Everyone loves the Turkish get up. Except me. But they are so darn good for me I do them anyway. I do 20 per week usually with my snatch weight bell</i> …

Workouts

Before Topgun Days: a book reveals how F-14 Tomcat Radar Intercept Officers were trained

Behind the scenes of the making of an F-14 Tomcat RIO. Although the Grumman F-14 Tomcat had evolved into a multi-mission strike fighter when it was …

An RAF officer just opened up about one of the biggest problems with NATO

Apparently, technological and cultural differences between the two forces frustrated Atherton, who urged more cooperation between nations.<p>"Awareness is key and dialogue is the tool to fix it," Atherton said on April 21 at a high-level conference, Air Forces in 2030: Trends and Possible Shocks, as …

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

Putin's Syria campaign is win-win for most Russians

MOSCOW (AP) — For most Russians, there's little not to like about their country's military operation in Syria.<p>The airstrikes have demonstrated Russia's might, turned the course of the war and made sure that Russia is once again treated as a world power on a par with the United States. And all at …

Time for a new Sykes-Picot Agreement to fix the Middle East

Militant Islamist fighters take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014. REUTERS/StringerIt’s time to renegotiate the contract that put the Middle East together.The “contract” is the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement, which divided up most of the Arab lands …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

Workouts

5 Killer Kettlebell Exercises

There are few exercises more demanding or all inclusive than using the kettlebell. You could spend a lot of time in the gym going from rack to rack, …

Workouts

7 Kettlebell Mistakes You're Probably Making

1. Your Weight Is Too Heavy<p>If you're making the jump from dumbbells, it's easy to assume that the amount of weight you can handle would be the same. …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The Ultimate Kettlebell Workout

Build more muscle (and burn more fat) with a new way to pump iron<p>If you think kettlebellsare just glorified dumbbells, keep reading. "A kettlebell's center of gravity actually shifts during the course of the exercise," says Jason C. Brown, C.S.C.S., owner of Kettlebell Athletics in Philadelphia. In …

Workouts

Legislative changes exempting law enforcement officers from ban on breaking into people’s digital devices were never debated by parliament, tribunal hears<p>GCHQ staff, intelligence officers and police have been given immunity from prosecution for hacking into computers, laptops and mobile phones …

Surveillance

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

Exercise

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Knives

How To Disarm a Pistol To Your Face

Disarm

PSD Concepts: How to Detect Surveillance and Counter

2 of 4 in the series PSD Concepts<p>There are many types of surveillance detection and today we’ll be continuing to apply concepts and tactics used by …

Tips from a Military Combat Tracker to Jumpstart your Tracking Knowledge

The purpose of a Combat Tracker is threefold; establish or re-establish contact with an elusive enemy, gather information about the enemy and if …

The Military Combat Trackers Guide to Countertracking and Evading Pursuers

Countertracking techniques are employed as an attempt to lose those who are pursuing you. There are three main techniques to evade potential pursuers:<p>…