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The Hottest Fitness Trend You've Never Tried

The best fitness tool to strip fat and strengthen your total body probably isn't already in your gym—but it is underneath your beach towel. "Forget the dumbbells and sling some sand," says Josh Henkin, C.S.C.S., inventor of the Ultimate Sandbag Training System (ultimatesandbagtraining.com). Well, …

The Exercise All Athletes Must Do

Improve balance for better performance<p>Balance may make you think of ballerinas—but the often-neglected skill is just as important to linebackers, point guards, and regular Joes. “Balance is the foundation of avoiding injury and performing well,” says David Jack, director of Teamworks Fitness in …

The World's Greatest Stretch

Stretching is an integral part of preparing for action. Without loosening up, your performance is hindered and you increase the likelihood of injury. …

The Unbelievable 4-Minute Cardio Workout

How long does it take to get in a great cardio workout? Not as long as you might think. That is, unless you’re thinking 4 minutes.Seriously.Our proof: The fast and furious routines that follow, courtesy of fitness expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, owner of StreamFIT.com—a web site that offers follow-along, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>A great black tee is every stylish guy’s sneaky-flattering secret weapon.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh12 hours agoView More<p>Politics<p>Can a bearded hippie …

STUDY: The Lifting Method That Sky-Rockets Your Metabolism

Push your muscles harder: Using heavier weights may help you blast more fat, according to new research in the <i>Journal of Translational Medicine</i>.<p>In the study, scientists had two groups of trained lifters do different workouts. One group performed four sets of 8 to 12 reps of these 8 exercises:1. …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

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The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …

Superhuman Planks

Here's what you need to know...<p>A plank should be a very intense, full body contraction that lasts only 8-10 seconds, not some bastardized version of …

Redefining the Patient Experience with Collaborative Care

It’s a common patient complaint about the people involved in their care: “Sometimes the left hand doesn’t seem to know what the right hand is doing. I don’t feel everyone is working together.” To address this issue, nurses at ThedaCare employed lean techniques to create a patient-centered, …