Emma Gittus

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12 foods to remove from the fridge forever

Growing up, your fridge was probably always stocked with staples like cheese and yogurt. Problem is, if you haven’t smartened up about the quality of …

Nutrition

25 Cheap And Healthy Foods You Need To Know

Who says healthy eating has to be expensive? Get fit and healthy on a budget with these 20 cheap and healthy foods you need to know about.

Nutrition

Complete Guide To Building An Eating Plan You Can Live With

<i>Brad Borland is a strength & conditioning specialist, cancer survivor and the founder of WorkoutLab.</i><p>Overcomplicating the simple things in life seems …

How to Build a Core of Steel

You’ve read a lot about how important it is to have a strong core.<p>But you’ve come across plenty of different opinions about the best way to get …

Workouts

The 21 best barbell moves ever

Javelin Press<p><b>Why?</b> <br>This show-off move will mark you out as a barbell expert. It uses a neutral grip to build bigger deltoids without straining them. …

Tiger Woods

The Best Mobility and Stability Exercises to Improve the Front Rack: Part 1 - Addressing the Thoracic Spine

One of my recent patients came in after a cervical fusion surgery looking to get back into crossfit. We addressed the neck issues and started …

Biomechanics

What’s More Effective: Heavy Weights, Plyos Or Circuits?

<i>One study tries to answer the question that endurance athletes always ask.</i><p>There are various types of resistance training that runners do. Among them …

7 Unexpected Full-Body Workout Moves

It’s bound to happen. After training every bodypart once or twice a week over the course of many months, and subsequently many years, you’re going to …

Master the Pullup

Use this personalized plan to conquer a classic<p>Guys avoid pullups for mostly one reason: They're hard. And if you can't do even one, it's embarrassing to just hang there. Memories of seventh-grade gym class, matchstick arms, and laughing classmates aren't easily forgotten.<p>But if you can't complete …

Workouts

The Spartacus Workout

Sculpt a lean body and get in the best shape of your life<p>Your Workout Plan<p>To create the Spartacus Workout, we chose 10 exercises that collectively work every part of your body. Then we made each exercise a 60-second station so you can challenge your heart and lungs as well as your muscles. The …

Workouts

The Fit Five: Bulk Up With Body Weight

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

Workouts

Race Recovery

A quick squat gently stretches your back, hips, quads and calves to help you bounce back fast after your big event.<p>After you cross the finish line and are corralled along for your medal, banana, and water, your next instinct is probably to get off your feet. Though your legs are tired, sitting too …

3 Creative Recipes That Bring Quinoa to Breakfast

Protein-packed quinoa is versatile enough to eat in the morning<p>Protein-packed quinoa is versatile enough to eat in the morning<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Anyone who thinks that quinoa is just for lunch and dinner needs to use this ancient grain in their breakfast routine. Versatile, …

Breakfast

A guide to common knee injuries

When it comes to dealing with injuries, the knee is often one of the biggest problem areas of the body.<p>Whether you’re focused on long-distance runs, …

The Crazy Move That Torches Your Gut

Juggle away fat and sculpt rock-hard muscle with this unconventional kettlebell exercise<p>You don't need to be part of a circus sideshow attraction to perform the kettlebell juggler. "When done at high-speed, this cutting-edge exercise works every single muscle from head to toe and fries fat," says …

Workouts

30-Min Explosive Metabolic Circuit

Summer’s around the corner and you’ve got your diet dialed in, now all you need is a fat cell incinerating high intensity routine for the finishing …

Fitness

How To Structure A Workout Routine

What follows is simple method of structuring workouts. This is the <i>only</i> way to set up a muscle and strength building program, but I do believe it to …

All in the Hips

Strengthening this joint could cure your injuries.<p>Runners who are looking for the cause of their foot, ankle, or knee pain may need to look higher. Weak hips are often the culprit behind patellofemoral syndrome, Achilles tendinitis, and iliotibial-band syndrome, according to Reed Ferber, Ph. D., …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

Workouts

The Best Butt Workout

Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form. <i>Check out all of WH's 20-Minute Workout Series -</i></b> …

Workouts

Is It Safe to Lift While Pregnant?

Why one woman is getting a lot of flack for her prenatal exercise routine<p>You know that you shouldn’t stop exercising when you’re pregnant, but the social media world went crazy after pictures of a pregnant woman lifting 75 pounds surfaced on Facebook. Lea-Ann Ellison’s pics have generated more than …

Women's Health