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Hip flexor exercises: Stretches to strengthen

• What are hip flexors?<br>• Stretches<br>• Strengthening exercises<br>• Risks of tight hip flexors<br>• Takeaway<p>People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk …

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

8 Ways to Do Cardio Without Hating Life

Make Cardio Fun Again<p>The Question<p>What's your favorite "fun" cardio or metcon workout?<p>Christian Thibaudeau – Strength Coach and Performance Expert<p>I …

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I've never put …

Training Over 40 Doesn't Mean Your Life Is Over

Training Over 40 Doesn’t Mean Your Life Is Over<p>My name is Tony Gentilcore and I am over 40 years old.<p>41 to be exact.<p>Old enough to remember when …

The Five Rules of High-Intensity Workouts For Fat Loss and a Killer Physique | Poliquin Article

Imagine the perfect workout. It would allow you to:<p>• burn a ton of calories in as little time as possible—think 30 minutes or less<br>• build muscle for …

11 Steps to Help You Crush Your Handstand Goal

Learning how to do a Handstand is an awesome goal for 2018! Talk about a total-body move — Handstands strengthen your upper body and your core, and they challenge your sense of balance. Plus, being upside down is a fun way to get a new perspective on life and lift your mood!<p>Even though Handstands …

Here's The Truth About Gains Between Weights, Cardio & HIIT

Forget about the debate between weights or cardio. There are benefits to mixing up your training with all forms of high intensity interval training, …

To Maximise Fat Loss and Muscle Gains, Follow the 10 Commandments of Weightlifting

• POPSUGAR<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Beginner Fitness Tips<p>Weightlifting Tips For Beginners<p>To Maximise Fat Loss and Muscle Gains, Follow the 10 Commandments of …

Why Should I Do CrossFit? If Badass Competitor Elisabeth Akinwale Can't Convince You, No One Can

Ah, CrossFit — the sport that looks incredibly rewarding in the most badass way possible, but kind of high-key makes me sweat just to even consider …

Why You Need Olympic Lifts in Your Workouts

“The clean is a very important movement, both for motor skill development and for full-body conditioning. Learning it is important, since it is …

Notre Dame might be biggest test for NC State’s offense so far

The Irish are pretty good on the defensive side, too.Since so much attention has been heaped on Notre Dame’s offense—and rightfully so—I figured I’d …

College Sports

ESPN: Notre Dame Can “Disrupt” The College Football Playoff

The Fighting Irish can disrupt the College Football Playoff.<p>Are you a fan of a team from the ACC, Big 12 or Pac-12 with College Football Playoff …

College Football

Wolf: USC faces tough questions after Notre Dame rout

LOS ANGELES >> First there was USC’s embarrassing 49-14 loss to Notre Dame, then came the dissension.<p>USC was still reeling Monday from its …

Notre Dame Isn’t In Control Of Its Playoff Destiny

<i>Each week</i> <i>in this space</i><i>, we examine all the things a certain contending team needs to have happen in order for it to make the</i> <i>College Football Playoff</i><i>.</i> …

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

4 False Grip Exercises That Work<p>It's Suicide... Or Is It?<p>We've all heard the warnings about it. They say lifters have gotten their necks crushed by …

Kettlebells Are Just Another Tool but Use Them Wisely

You can get caught up kettlebells to the point of distraction. Enthusiasts can become almost territorial about their use and efficacy to the point of …

The Pistol Squat: Develop Foundational Lower Body Strength

If I were held at gunpoint and forced to choose one lower body exercise, I would choose the pistol (see what I did there?). <b>The pistol squat takes</b> …

Tip: You're Taking Creatine at the Wrong Time

A new study is turning conventional wisdom on its head. Check it out.<p>Two Lamborghinis<p>I used to work for the company that first popularized creatine. …

6 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Go On a Ketogenic Diet

Keto is incredibly trendy – but the side effects can be a bit gnarly<p>By now, you've probably heard of the ketogenic diet, or a low-carb, high-fat diet. It’s a popular diet trend among athletes and average folk alike. (Who doesn't love the idea of eating more steak and bacon?) But what actually …

Tip: Improve Your Squat Mobility

Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.<p>Let's say your upper back is like a rusty hinge and can't get into position to hold the bar properly. …

Health

Pros and Cons of a Garage Gym

Without question, there are pros and cons to owning your own garage gym. Many swear that switching to a garage gym was one of the best decisions of …

CrossFit Athletes: 5 reasons they’re fitter than you

Chest day, back day, leg day, repeat. If your routine is getting stale, you could do a lot worse than a workout of the day (or WOD) courtesy of the …

CrossFit

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

The Truth About CrossFit Training, If You Can Handle It<p>The Female Lifting Revolution<p>Has anything advanced the case of female super-fitness more than …

Tip: Get Better at Squatting With This Drill

Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.<p>Got an ugly squat? Then you need to get better at squatting lighter loads. Learn to …

Tip: A Better Way to Jump Squat

It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.<p>When athletes are looking to add load to a …

Bodyweight Exercise

Squatting Myths that Won’t Go Away | Poliquin Article

Squats have enjoyed a renewed popularity in recent years as more and more people have discovered its many benefits. The squat works the large muscle …

Is There an Ideal BMI for Performance

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is an almost two hundred year old concept that roughly establishes a ratio between a person’s height and body weight. …

How to train yourself for mental toughness

It’s your last line of defense against being called a quitter. It can help you compensate for a lack of strength, skill, or natural ability. Arnold …

Exercise