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Daily Session: Build Muscle and Burn Fat Faster

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Nike Announces Major Changes to Free Lineup

Shoe now feature hexagonal flex groove pattern; Flyknit upper integrating into two models.<p>The Nike Free was introduced 10 years ago and, to celebrate the occasion, Nike announced a major overhaul to its trio of Free shoes Thursday. The midsole has been totally redesigned and Flyknit upper …

Shoes

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Fitness Friday: Gift ideas for your fitness friends

__<p>By Ron Kaspriske__<p>With Christmas less than a week away, you might be scrambling for gift ideas. With all-due respect to jewelers, electronic stores and florists, nothing says "I love you and want you to live a long, healthy life" more than a fitness-related present. Here are five ideas that might …

Cuboid Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management of the Often Forgotten Cause of Lateral Foot Pain

Introduction<p>Cuboid Syndrome is defined as minor disruption or subluxation of the structural congruity of the calcaneocuboid portion of the mid-tarsal …

Biomechanics

Top 6 Fitness Trends for 2014

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look

Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think

World's Ultimate 20-Minute Home Workout

When the TRX Suspension Trainer first came out, in 2005, it quickly became a cult hit among gym rats for its deep library of strength exercises and its ultra-portability—allowing you to work out anywhere from a hotel room to a beach with one palm tree ($190; fitnessanywhere.com). But more recently, …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Regular Nut Consumption Linked to Less Disease

Nut eaters 20% less likely to die during 30-year study.<p>"A handful of nuts a day keeps the doctor away" lacks the poetic meter of the daily-apple version, but it might contain at least as much medical validity, according to research published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>.<p>In looking at diet …

Holistic Medicine

Eat Nuts, Live Longer

Hungry? Grab a handful of nuts. Not only are they packed with protein, but it turns out they may be the food for longevity.<p>At least, that’s the …

Blast Your Upper Back

Try this new, challenging variation of one of our favorite upper-body exercises<p>How do top trainers come up with the crazy new exercises we bring to you in our Exercise of the Week newsletter? There are many methods, but sometimes it’s pretty simple: They get bored.<p>That’s what happened to Jeremy …

The 5-50 Challenge

Test your muscle and endurance with this fast-paced drill. Complete 50 reps of each of the following exercises, in any order, as fast as possible with good form. Record your time and try to complete the workout faster each time you do it

Morning Workout

Last night I watched a little SNL (2 weeks in a row) to see Will Farrell and Green Day...there were a few good skits. I liked the stupid funeral skit if you saw the show - particularly the random guy that just came in and threw the mic on the ground.<p>After that I started reading a book called, "The …

Budgeting for the Big Stuff: Babies, Cars, and Homes

When you meet that special someone, you think about spending the rest of your lives together in the perfect home with a couple of kids, a reliable …

The Biceps Exercise that Will Crush Your Lower Body

We guarantee you’ve never tried this one<p>Pump up your biceps by getting down—into a <i>spider</i> lunge.<p>What, exactly, is a spider lunge? It’s a deep lunge that improves your hip mobility and core strength, while lighting up the muscles of your legs and shoulders.<p>The benefit to your arms: “When you perform …