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7 High-Octane HIIT Workouts that Burn 500 Calories

If you want to burn an absolutely monstrous number of calories in a single workout—we’re talking 500 calories or more—then the name of the game is …

This 12-Move MMA Workout Will Leave You Drenched​

Bas Rutten's full-body workout is not for wimps<p>In the world of Mixed Martial Arts and Ultimate Fighting Championship, Bas Rutten is a bit of a legend. He traveled the globe and trained in Japan throughout the 1990's. After retiring in 1999, he was inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame and continues to …

Top 4 Supplements For Getting Bigger Faster

Eating right and lifting heavy can help you increase muscle size. But supplements can give you an extra boost to maximize your growth potential. Here …

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.<p>More Protein, Paced …

7 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

I am reminded of the importance of heart health every February by my dear friend and student Star Jones. She has been a heart health devotee and a …

5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

Here's what you need to know...<p>Grip is the weak point for most lifters. To improve it, train with thick bars.<br>• The suitcase carry is the answer to all …

Make This DIY Gym Bench to Level Up Your Home Gym

If you love to build things yourself and have been looking to beef up your home gym, I have an awesome project for you: a DIY gym bench that’s fun …

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise You've Never Tried

A new exercise for pecs and a new method to trigger chest growth. Add this odd-looking move to your current program.<p>To build chest muscles quickly, …

The Surprisingly Effective Way to Lose Weight

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> TIME.<p>You don’t have to attend in-person meetings or pay big bucks for a personal trainer to successfully lose …

Strength Tips from the NFL's Top Trainer

<i>A:</i><p>The NFL season is upon us and there’s something—or rather someone—that many of the top players have in common: Brett Bartholomew.<p>Bartholomew, who is the director of performance at the Los Angeles-based gym Unbreakable and the owner of the start-up Bartholomew Strength, has served as the strength …

Unf*ck Your Habitat Got Me to Finally Start Cleaning My House

My office is a mess. So are many areas of my house, to be honest. I don’t like cleaning, so I tend not to bother with cleaning books. Even if they …

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The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

9 Experts Drop Their Most Effective Tips<p>The Question<p>What's the single best way to build chest?<p>Michael Warren – Strength Coach and Performance …

The Incredible Story Of How This Man Lost 200 Pounds

No gimmicks, no shortcuts. Find out the exact steps Kyle Brown-Latham took to cut his body weight in half<p>Even at just 8 years old, Kyle Brown-Latham could remember being ridiculed for his weight. He was always the “funny fat kid” because he made himself the butt of jokes before anyone else could. …

6 ‘Healthy’ Foods You Should Cut Back On If You Want to Lose Weight

These choices may actually be sabotaging your goals<p>As a dietitian, I frequently have to analyze a client’s diet and troubleshoot certain areas where they can improve. Often, red flags pop up. When I tell my clients to cut back on certain foods, they sometimes stare at me like, “Huh?”<p>Most of the …

I’ve Helped Thousands Of People Get In Shape. Here’s the Fastest Way to See Results

Find your abs—and elite fitness—with this training plan<p>As a society, we’ve been conditioned to think that getting fit not only doesn’t take much time, but is also incredibly easy. You’re inundated with infomercials and fitness products that promise you results:<p><i>“Hate dieting? Lose weight fast and</i> …

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The refreshing elixir that helps you become more outgoing—no alcohol necessary

You know that moment at a dinner party or social gathering when the room is just buzzing with energy? Everyone is immersed in conversation, …

3 Day A Week Workout | Limited Time, Maximum Gains

If you’re one that struggles to find time to carve out of your week due to business (or lack of motivation) to exercise, keep in mind that all you …

10 big ideas that could change your life forever — Shrugged Collective

We are often times ruled by unyielding expectations, false assumptions, stubborn default settings, or just a general lack of awareness.<p>Sometimes all …

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

The Most Effective Ways to Improve Body Composition<p>Lose Fat and Build Muscle at the Same Time<p>Fat loss is simple, but improving body composition – …

Here’s What Happened When I Tried Foam Rolling For a Month

Find out if it’s worth the time and effort<p>I’ve been running for four years, and up until a month ago, I’d never used a foam roller. No, I don’t live under a rock. I was just comfortable (admittedly <i>too</i> comfortable) with my post-workout stretching routine and had never gotten around to buying one. …

How Small Actions Help You Take Control of Your Finances

Last year, I wanted to write a book. It seemed like an impossible task. But I figured, “if I can write a long blog post, I can surely write one …

The Truth About Green Tea for Weight Loss

Green tea has gained tremendous popularity as an all-around health elixir, touted to burn fat and prevent an array of illnesses, including cancer and …

The Role of Strength Training in Fat Loss

<b>The vast majority of people entering a gym for the first time are doing so with the intent to lose weight.</b> Sure, there are going to be a select few …

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

New Ways to Hit Every Muscle In Your Body<p>Ask any training expert how to get big and strong and he'll tell you about progression and consistency. But …

One of the easiest tricks to get yourself to work out doesn't require any expensive tools, classes, or apps

While researching an article on ways to trick yourself out of laziness, I kept coming across different iterations of one tip that's especially useful if you're trying to motivate yourself to exercise.<p>Here's how one Redditor, backformore, described it: "I set an alarm for 10 minutes and then see how …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

Tip: The Minimalist Approach

Progress stagnated? Simplify. Here's how to do it and why it works.<p>No Gains? Drop the Fluff<p>If you're not happy with your progress in the gym and your …

This Is the Most Powerful Motivational Trick We’ve Ever Heard

Use this any time you need a dose of willpower<p>Ever made a roomful of 17-year-old girls cry? I have!<p>I was wrapping up my talk on how important it is to take care of your body in college—something I definitely did not do—when a hand went up.<p>“That was great, thank you,” said a woman in the first row. …

Shrink the ‘window of eating,’ and maybe I’ll shrink, too

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Editors’ note: With better eating in mind for the new year, five Washington Post staffers each embark on a month-long effort to change their daily habits. Watch for weekly updates at washingtonpost.com/food.</i><p>I’m like most people I know: I …

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