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92 Crossfit workouts without any equipment

<b>Here’s 92 Crossfit workouts not requiring equipment:</b><p>01.10 rounds of 10 second “L” sits off the floor<p>02.“Susan” – 5 rounds for time: Run 200m, then 10 …

No More Sit-Ups: 7 TRX Moves to Work Your Abs

[caption id="attachment_58425" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]On the surface, the TRX Suspension Trainer looks pretty …

Workouts

BreakingMuscle.com - Primal Move Workout #1: The Warm Up

Keep (Sumo) Deadlifting: Unorthodox Rehab for Lumbar Injuries

One of the obvious questions I get from readers and athletes is why and how I use deadlifting as a lumbar rehab exercise when most health …

5 Landmine Exercises That Build More Muscle | Men's Health

The workout is joint friendly, too. That’s because the landmine puts less load on your joints than if you were using a barbell alone.<p>Not sure what a landmine even is? It resembles a baseball home plate with a small metal tube on the top. You’ll place one end of a barbell inside this tube, which …

5 Lessons From A Navy SEAL To Make Your Resolutions Stick

In a few days, you and the rest of the world will pen ambitious New Year’s resolutions…but only a fraction of people will ever accomplish them. We all know the numbers; according to the University of Scranton, 92% of people fail at these goals every year.<p>Jesse Itzler, entrepreneur and author of the …

Motivation

Why is my body not changing? - Break Through Your Training Plateaus

5 Keys To Metabolic Conditioning

1. What metcons are and are NOT. Metabolic conditioning or “metcon” refers to conditioning exercises intended to increase the storage and delivery of …

Metabolism

3 Bang-for-Your-Buck Mobility Exercises for Bigger Lifts

<b>You’re stuck spending thirty minutes on your warm up and wondering why you can’t make any gains in your training.</b> Even more importantly, your squat …

Resource: Compilation of Chin-Up Tips

Shares 393<p>It is often said that the squat is the king of exercises. True. As far as the upper body is concerned, chin-ups are head and shoulders …

Workouts

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

Fitness

5 Foam Rolling Moves You Aren’t Doing (But Should)

[caption id="attachment_46770" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Courtesy of TP Therapy[/caption]Are stairs your enemy after leg day? Or, do you …

Biomechanics

Running Shouldn't be Taxing

Running Shouldn’t be Taxing<p>Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Apr 14th, 2015, 2 comments<p>I've always loved using ChiRunning and ChiWalking as metaphors for …

5 Steps to Better Burpees

Burpees. The word alone strikes fear, dismay and loathing into every CrossFitter’s heart. Ask any CrossFit elite athlete one movement that they dread …

Workouts

Russian Twist: 9 Ab Exercises

Share<p>Tweet<p>7. Russian Twist<p><b>Instructions:</b> Sit on a decline bench, with your legs firmly under the pads. Lean back slightly, so that your thighs and torso form a 90-degree angle. Extend your arms in front of you, so that they form a 90-degree with your torso, and clasp your hands together. Keeping …

Health

How to Stop Your Lower Back Pain

<b>Lower back pain afflicts approximately eight out of every ten people, both those who are sedentary and those who are physically active.</b> The irony of …

You Don't Need Medication to Maintain a Healthy Low Back

<b>If you’ve ever experienced low back pain, then you know it’s potentially expensive.</b> We miss work, file insurance claims, and seek out countless …

5 Expert Tips for Proper Running Form

There’s more to knowing how to run than simply lacing up your sneakers, hitting the road and doing what feels natural. Research shows that proper …

Running

Top 10 Squat Mistakes

1 of 11<p>If you want to see great results in the gym, build more muscle and get ripped, the squat is a non-negotiable. A heavy barbell squat hammers …

Workouts

Best Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

A back-saving abs workout can help everyone from elite cyclists to desk jockeys. McGill recommends a 3-move routine consisting of the front to side bridge, curlup, and bird dog.<p>Ready to try them? Watch the video above to see how to perform the exercises with perfect form. (We also sampled 6 …

6 Mobility Exercises for an A$$-to-Grass Squat

<b>Can you squat to parallel?</b> Or do you struggle with obtaining that range of motion? If you struggle, or even if you can get all the way down but feel …

Running and Breathing

"Looking great!" prod course volunteers (another lie) as I pause at an aid station to shake out the knots rippling through my quads and hamstrings. After pounding the pavement for 2 1/2 hours, every bunny hill feels like an Everest and every mile seems longer than the last. I've hit the wall. …

Run Faster With This Mobility Warm-Up

Shares 676<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Runners are always after the Holy Grail when it comes to speed. Intervals, speed work, core work, strength work — all are …

Workouts

5 Running Tweaks That Took an Hour Off My Marathon Time

[caption id="attachment_42400" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: bobjagendorf</i>[/caption]In high school, I could barely run the timed mile test, …

Marathons

The Essential 7-Minute, No-Gym Warmup

Work in these five moves before your run to get faster and stay injury free.<p>Seven minutes can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That's enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it's also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout.<p>We …

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

The 20-Rep Core Torcher

So while you need upper- and lower-body strength to perform all of the moves, you won't be able to make it through this challenge if your core can't keep pace.<p>Here's how it works. Grab a 16-kilogram (kg) kettlebell and perform 20 reps each of the following exercises without resting: pushup, goblet …

Weekend Challenge: The Body-weight Abs Blaster

1. Dirty Dog: Do 10 reps on each side<p>2. Plank Walkup: Do 20 reps<p>3. Groiners: Do 10 reps<p>4. Bird Dog Pushup: Do five reps on each side<p>Durkin blew through this belly blaster in just <b>3 minutes and 43 seconds</b>. Can your abs survive the attack? Try it and let us know how you do in the comments below.<p>For a …

The Best 40 Articles from 2014 - Juggernaut

<b>1. The Best Damn Squat Mobility Article, Period.</b><p>The title says it all. The most-read article of the year, and one that’s absolutely crucial for all …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …