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This Trick Keeps Your Pushups Honest

A proper push-up takes you all the way down to the ground—but it’s easy to cheat by only going partway down. To be sure you’re getting the full …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

How Correct Form for Back Exercises Can Vary Depending on Your Height and Physique

Simply put, no two bodies are created equally. Taller athletes need to realize the difference in their skeletal makeup and how it affects their …

Tip: The Bradford Press for Shoulders

Got delts? Use this constant tension movement to really bring up your shoulders.<p>The Bradford press is a great shoulder exercise (if you have the …

Muscle

Tip: Build Wider Delts with the Reset Lateral Raise

Stimulate more muscle growth with this dead-start exercise.<p>This is a great exercise for shoulder width. With this variation, every rep begins from a …

Day 38/360: Wolf Brigade Subversive Fitness

If you have tried these workouts before skip this part and go straight to next section with today's training program. if it's your first time seeing …

Science: Mix Up Your Workouts With Drop Sets, Not Supersets

If you need to bust out of a weight room rut, here's the smarter way to do it.<p>If you're still hacking away at the same tired three-sets-of-eight-exercises lifting routine you developed by browsing weight-lifting message boards in high school, it <i>might</i> be time to try something a different. Since the …

The 6 Best Shoes To Buy for Weightlifting

If you’re an athlete looking to take your training regimen to the next level in the weight room, consider investing in a new pair of lifting shoes. …

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 2: Challenging the Overreaction

<i>In part one Historical Perspectives I shared a historical review of single leg training. In this second installment, I will focus on what I call the</i> …

Trends

The Muscles That Actually Make Up Your Core

The Core’s Core<p>What we think of as the core muscles — the <b>rectus abdominis</b>, or six-pack, and the obliques, which span the entire side of your torso — …

Muscle

How to carve your serratus anterior muscle

Untying the 4 Knots

What would more usable range of motion do for your sports performance? <b>Imagine not having to fight your own body. Imagine owning unhindered fluid</b> …

Hips

6 Exercises To Build a Huge Back

In the bodybuilding world they say that you win the show from the front. While there may be some truth to this, a well-rounded back will separate you …

Improve Your Strength and Endurance With This Dumbbell HIIT Circuit

HIIT workouts are one of the most popular styles of training, because they provide a quick way to burn fat and improve conditioning. You can learn …

A Powerful New Way to Squat

Build Your Legs, Boost Your Strength<p>Your Squat Probably Sucks<p>Even if you can squat a lot of weight, you probably have technique issues. Most people …

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

HIT MASS Program: 3 Day High Intensity Training Split

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout60-75 …

Pack on muscle with eccentric exercise

If you’re the typical gym-going dude, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard the term “eccentric exercise” tossed around. Sounds like a fancy …

Islamic State already has a foothold inside Israel, president warns

Reuven Rivlin says the Jewish state must counter the hopelessness felt by many Arab Israelis to counter growth of extremism<p>Isil already has a foothold among Israel's Arab population and will continue to grow unless the Jewish state addresses the despair of its Arab citizens, Israel's president has …

Technology could kill 5 million jobs by 2020

Five million jobs in the world's leading economies could disappear over the next five years because of advances in technology.<p>Developments in artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotechnology, would disrupt the business world in a similar way to previous industrial revolutions, the World …

World Economic Forum

Indonesia: The Muslim country ISIS considers un-Islamic

<b>Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> Three days after ISIS militants carried out a deadly terror attack in broad daylight, Indonesians poured out by the thousands onto the streets of this tropical city for an exuberant day of recreation.<p>A stream of families walked, jogged, cycled, munched street food and …

ISIS Has Its Own Encrypted Chat App

Terrorists are communicating over a new secure Android app after getting kicked off WhatsApp, Telegram, and other messengers. Called “Alrawi”, the encrypted chat app makes it harder for governments and security agencies to spy on terrorist plans. It was discovered by counter-terrorism network known …

State of the Union: Barack Obama sells optimism to nervous nation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Putting aside a sudden crisis with Iran, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Americans in his final State of the Union address to reject the politics of tribalism and fear that have rocked the campaign to find his successor and to build a "clear-eyed, big-hearted" and …

LAPD chief recommends criminal charges against own officer over shooting death

Homeless man Brendon Glenn shot in the back while lying on the ground after being restrained, investigation shows<p>Charlie Beck, Los Angeles' chief of police, has called for criminal charges against one of his own officers over the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man in a case that sparked …

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

This Clock Doesn’t Just Tell You The Time, It Makes You Work For It

The Albert Clock, now raising funds on Kickstarter, gives you mathematical equations and lets you calculate the time.<p>The clock that just won’t move fast enough is a mandatory opening scene in any high school sitcom, but it’s also the inspiration behind the Albert Clock, designed by product designer …

Doppler Labs just raised $17 million to create earbuds that don't play music but let you customize how the world sounds around you — and we gave them a listen

Doppler Labs isn't interested in blocking out all natural noise and pumping prerecorded sound into your ears. The team wants to <i>change</i> the sounds that are coming in. It wants you to customize your sonic world in exactly the way you want.<p>Imagine being able to turn up the bass at a concert, or reduce …

Pope rebukes Bolivia's President Evo Morales for gift of crucifix mounted on hammer and sickle

Pope Francis makes clear he is not amused as Evo Morales, Bolivia's left-wing leader, presents gift that mixes the symbols of Christianity and communism<p>Pope Francis has rebuked his host Evo Morales, the Bolivian president, after the left-wing South American leader presented him with a crucifix …

Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence

<i>"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."</i><p>It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics …

How Beijing’s four million smokers are (barely) coping with a new smoking ban

Last week, Beijing instituted a ban on smoking in all public places, a huge change for a city of four million smokers who commonly light up everywhere from restaurants and offices to trains and hospitals.<p>Chinese health officials, who have failed to enforce other smoking bans before, are determined …