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This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

How Not to Care When People Don't Like You

When I was in high school, I found out that my friends didn’t like me. One of the girls in my “group” told me I wasn’t invited to a birthday party …

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Better Ankle Mobility, Bigger Lifts<p>Think you have problems with ankle mobility? You're not alone. Problem is, this thought has caused a lot of …

Are You Strong Enough? Find Out Using The Weightlifting Ratio Calculator

The Weightlifting Lift Ratio Calculator will help to show you where you are weak and which other lifts you need to improve upon in order to get …

Weightlifting

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Harmful Props or Lifting Essentials?<p>Tools or Crutches?<p>What's the deal with weight belts, lifting straps, and Olympic lifting shoes? Are they good …

The 17 travel destinations you always see flooding your Instagram feed

The holiday locations you see time and time again on social media<p>While there are bound to be certain destinations on <i>every</i> travel bloggers' bucket list, sometimes it can feel like the same locations are bleeding your Instagram feed time and time again.<p><i>Yes</i> we know there are only a finite number of …

Tip: Build Your Back by Stretching Your Pecs

Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.<p>There are two …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

Muscle

Tip: Fix Your Ankle Mobility For Deeper Squats

The inability to go deep with squats is often caused by ankle issues, not hip issues. Here's how to fix that right up.<p>The Facts<p>If one joint is …

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

18 Minute Total Body Workout [Interval Timers Included]

18 Minute Total Body Workout<p>I had a busy day yesterday. I had to train a bunch of clients throughout the day and I had to teach a class at night. I …

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Yoga

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

And How to Build a Crushing Grip<p>Powerful Paws: The Benefits<p>The hands are a crucial component of most upper body exercises, so possessing powerful …

Tip: The Shoulder Stretch You Need

Still have poor overhead mobility? Loaded stretching could be for you. Here's what to do.<p>Overhead pressing issues come in two varieties: strength …

Compress

When and How to Add Resistance Bands to Your Barbell Workout

As if the major compound lifts — the squat, the deadlift, and the bench press — weren’t difficult enough, we have a tweak that’ll leave you gassed: …

Love to Lift Challenge - Day 52 of 100

• Start at Day 1 if this is your first introduction to the program<br>• If you want to compete or have the required skills and training, you can sign up to …

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

10 sled exercises that train your entire body

The sled is a multi-purpose workout tool that really works. Not only can you use it to torch major calories, the exercises you'll do with it also …

for-Wimps Workouts

<b>Over the years I have been asked many questions about my workouts:</b><p>“What is your go-to workout?”<br>• “If you could only do one workout what would it …

Make Strongman Part of Your Fitness Plan

Barbells, kettlebells, and dumbbells everyone gets. They are the tools of strength and conditioning. Strongman has them, too. They are called logs, …

The Art & Science of Timing Your Carb Intake | Poliquin Article

You’ve probably heard of the benefits of carbohydrate cycling and wondered if it’s a good choice for you. In fact, timing your carb intake is one of …

Nutrition

3 Workouts to Build Explosive Strength for BJJ

Brazilian jiu jitsu is a martial art that was developed to allow a smaller, weaker person to protect him or herself from a larger, stronger opponent …

Why Mastering the Handstand Will Give You Stronger Abs

Handstands might look like they belong to gymnasts and superfit athletes, but we have good news: Any reasonably fit, able-bodied person can do one. …

Workouts

10 Kettlebell Tabata Workouts | JLFITNESSMIAMI

Kettlebell Tabata Workouts<p>Good news and bad news.<p>Good news is that the following kettebell tabatas are short, only four minutes to complete. As in a …

The 21-Day Kettlebell Challenge: Day 21

<b>Kettlebell Choice</b>: You can either do this challenge as 1-arm kettlebell snatches or swings. It's up to you which you prefer, the snatch is the more …

Tip: The Plank Press

This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.<p>Why are you still doing …

Workouts

Two Drills to Polish Your Pulls on the Rower

<b>When it comes to rowing, movement efficiency is the name of the game.</b> An error in technique might cost you only a tiny percentage of your available …

6 Single Leg Exercises to Double Your Leg Day Gains

They call it the ”King of All Exercises” and for a good reason.<p>High relative strength in the barbell back squat correlates with numerous athletic …

3 Oblique Workouts That Build a Strong (and Ripped) Core

You'd be hard pressed to go into a gym without seeing someone perform some type of oblique workout, rep after rep of twisting and/or side bending …