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Why weight training is so good for you

Weight lifting does more than so much more than pump you up.<p>When most people think about weight lifting, they picture greased-up Schwarzenegger …

Weightlifting

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Easy Family Dinners from the Farmers Market

My meal-planning routine has changed a bit since summer started. Instead of doing all my planning on Friday night, I wait until after the farmers …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

How To Whiten Teeth at Home in 3 Minutes - SIMPLE Life hack

3 Supplements That Actually Work—and 3 That Are Just Wasting Your Money​

Find out if you’re just swallowing the promise of better health<p>Health in a bottle has become a booming business—Americans shell out around $35 billion on dietary supplements each year, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).<p>But is it money well spent?<p>In some cases, supplements can …

12 High-Protein Smoothies — Without Protein Powder

Listen, not all of us were born with the natural ability to enjoy the taste of protein powder, but that doesn't mean we should miss out on a high-protein smoothie, right? If you're trying to up your nutritional content without drastically altering the flavor profile of your favorite shake, we've …

You'll Never Pay Full Price for Flights (If You Book Through These 6 Sites)

One of the most common reasons people opt out of a trip is the standard, "I can't afford it." While we're all about living within your means, the …

This Woman Drastically Changed Her Body After 7 Years of CrossFit

“This is for anyone who thinks they can't change their life... it didn't happen over night. There was no magic pill."<p>Transformations don’t happen overnight. Seven years ago, Emily Bridgers started doing CrossFit and to commemorate her anniversary with the fitness program, she posted before and …

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Workouts

Tip: Full-Range Pull-Ups and Pulldowns Suck

Blasphemy? Not really. These full ROM exercises don't build your back optimally... unless you tweak the form. Here's how.<p>Pull to the Nose?<p>The …

What You Need to Do Before Your First Day of Work

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

Exercise

Volume Training for Size & Strength

The Missing Ingredient That Kills Progress<p>Volume is an overlooked component of many training programs.<p>Volume refers to the total weight lifted in the …

Hypertrophy

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

Here’s How to Choose The Right Weights for Strength Training

Whether you're starting a strength routine to build muscle, become a better runner, lose weight, or anything in between, choosing the right weights …

4 Things to Do AFTER Lifting to Boost Gains

The New Post-Workout Recovery Window<p>The Post-Workout Window<p>When it comes to speeding up recovery from a ball-busting workout, no single time period …

Exercise

Hips Don’t Lie: 4 Drills to Unlock Your Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most mobile in the body, so why can’t you move yours?</b> Most people I know waste their time with:<p>Foam rolling<br>• Couch …

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 10 - Big Squats This Week

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: Ever wonder how a world-class coach actually trains? Wonder what it's like to train as a "mature athlete?" Welcome to the athlete</i> …

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are the secret to hearty cold-weather meals.<p>Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything …

Cooking

These three sports may help you live longer, research says

Looking for a new hobby? Try tennis, swimming, or dance, and you may just extend your lifespan, suggests research published in the <i>British Journal of</i> …

The Best 40-Minute Workout To Do At The Gym

As the saying goes, an hour-long workout is roughly four percent of your day, so use it wisely. However, once you factor in your commute to and from …

A Guide to Apple's Radically Reimagined Messages App

At WWDC, Apple showed off a crazy new version of Messages. Feeling pressure from other messaging services like Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, and …

The 3-Day Workout Program to Build Muscle Endurance and Get in Fighting Shape

In a sport as relentlessly demanding as MMA, any competitive fighter needs to have a huge base of raw strength and conditioning to endure five rounds …

The 4-day beginner workout growth plan

<b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 5–9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The former skinny guy never gets enough credit. Many of us have been there before—have tried and failed—probably …

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

How to Do Real Push-Ups That Get Results<p>You Probably Suck at Push-Ups<p>If someone says he can do 40 or fewer push-ups in a row, he typically can't …

Workouts

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time on your hands, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.