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4 High-Intensity Fat-Burning Finishers

<b>Fran Junior</b><p><b>Do it:</b> Perform three sets. During the first set, do 21 reps of the dumbbell thruster, and then immediately do 21 pullups. In the second set, do 15 reps of both exercises. In the last set, do 9 reps of each movement. Rest only when needed.<p><b>1. Dumbbell thruster</b><p>Stand with your feet …

Muscular loss and Aging

One of the hallmarks of aging for both men and women is the loss of strength, muscular stamina and muscle mass. This loss of muscle mass and other …

How 'Diet' Foods Can Betray You

The multiple “diet” and “good-for-you” foods lining the market shelves can cause real confusion. Don’t be tricked by diet foods that promise to help …

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Exercise Routines: The Ideal Amount to Exercise

That’s because the total amount, type, and intensity of activity all have a much greater affect on your body than frequency, says study author Ian Janssen, PhD, associate professor at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University in Canada.<p>So does this mean you can just work …

The 4 Steps to Get Your Partner to Love the Gym as Much as You

<b>You bow before the Iron Gods five times a week, forsaking all other commitments in the never-ending pursuit of the pump.</b> Protein shakes are your holy …

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The Ultimate Core Strengthening Exercise

3 tips to get the most out of the barbell rollout<p>The barbell rollout is a great exercise for building ripped abs and strengthening your lower back. The problem: “This is an exercise that a lot of people do incorrectly, and done improperly, the load goes right on our spine,” says David Jack, creator …

The concept of “core training” has become so diluted that it’s difficult to define it today. Many personal trainers, trainees, athletic trainers and even some physical therapists consider “core training” to be strengthening the abdominal muscles only (the rectus abdominus, the obliques and the transverse abdominus). The problem with that theory is, the back and […]

The concept of “core training” has become so diluted that it’s difficult to define it today. Many personal trainers, trainees, athletic trainers and …

144lbs: Why Female Athletes Should Toss the Scale and Get a New Perspective

It was the summer of 1987. I was twelve, we had just moved to a new town, and I was about to start eighth grade. <b>I was babysitting for a new neighbor</b> …

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Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Improve My Abs Without Hundreds Of Crunches?

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Obi Obadike <b><br>Website:</b> www.obiobadike.com <b><br>Email:</b> obifitness@verizon.net<p>Q<p>I'm tired of constantly working my abs on the floor: crunches, …

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How to Improve Your Power Cleans

Page: 1Next »<p>So you want to become a more powerful and explosive athlete. Do you want to be faster and jump higher? If you only had one movement to …

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6 Olympic Weightlifting Habits To Break Today!

With over 20 years of Olympic Weightlifting experience, I’m used to the sport being relatively misunderstood. Most often it’s confused with …

Proper Foot Position in the Squat

There is some current discussion on foot position in the squat following a post by Kelly Starrett, and I’ve been asked to comment. This article is …

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