Ivan Moran

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15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

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6 Easy Moves to Help You Sculpt a Stronger Butt

Your glutes comprise one of the largest muscle groups in your body. So yes, a pert derrière looks good in jeans, but strong butt muscles also protect …

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve your …

3 Day Split + Full Body Fridays: 4 Day Workout Program to Build Muscle

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Build shoulder size like The Rock

We've all seen The Rock flexing on his Instagram, and what stands out most from his 4am 'Iron Paradise' workout pictures is the sheer size of his …

Chest Training for Natural Guys

How to Build Pecs That Pop<p>It Starts With Technique<p>The majority of people use the wrong technique when pressing. Their two biggest mistakes …

11 Kneeling Exercises for Strength and Core Stability

Enter most gyms, and you'll likely observe the same old exercises. People will be on their backs bench pressing, standing doing squats or seated …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

I Tried to Become the World's Fittest CrossFit Fan, and Here's What Happened

My experience at the Fittest Fan competition was brutal and intense—and I wouldn't have traded it for the world<p>"Are you here for the CrossFit?" my driver asks in a thick Russian accent as we go from my AirBNB to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>"I am," I say, still a little groggy …

A Workout For Your Most Important Muscle Group, Your Glutes

A quick glutes workout that will help you develop an excellent posterior, which will improve your strength, speed, and general health. Try this …

Workouts

A personal trainer who eats only 2 meals a day reveals why he won't touch a protein shake

As summer kicks off, many people will be well into a healthy regime, whether that's following a new diet or a fitness plan.<p>With the rise in popularity of gruelling, high-intensity workouts, protein shakes have become a post-workout go-to for many. We're constantly promised they'll repair destroyed …

Nutrition

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

This Core Workout Is Absolutely Insane (and Mesmerizing to Watch)!

We're all up for a quick core-burning workout, but the fact that this one is captioned "core massacre" scares us a little — actually a LOT. The instructions for this workout designed by Massy, a certified personal trainer, are "Perform each move for 5 reps each in sequence. Only rest when all core …

The Best Leg Workout Under 25 Minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

This New Spin On Planking Will Completely Carve Up Your Core

Tweak the tried-and-true plank to get your summer six-pack<p>There are tons of abs exercises out there, but one of the best and most natural ways to build the six-pack of your dreams is still the plank.<p>Planks succeed where many other ab exercises fail: They train your entire core, from rectus …

Tip: The Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.<p>Developing more eccentric control to build more strength …

The Best 5-Minute Warm-Up to Do Before a Strength Workout

When life is crazy and you're insanely busy (so like, all day every day), it's tempting to jump right into your workout to maximize the time you've …

Workouts

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Everything We Know About Treating ACL and Tendon Injuries Is Wrong

In the opening minutes of the 2006 AFC championship game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer hurled a 66-yard pass to wide receiver Chris Henry. As Palmer released the ball, 299-pound Steelers tackle Kimo von Oelhoffen corralled Palmer’s …

How to calculate your 'fitness age,' according to the scientist who created it

To officially calculate your fitness age, you’ll need to fill out a questionnaire devised by exercise scientist Ulrik Wisløff at <i>worldfitnesslevel.org</i>.<p>…

Why You Should Do Weights Before Cardio

If you can only work out a couple days per week, you probably do both your lifting and cardio exercises on the same days. While that’s not ideal, you …

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.<p>Grow Stubborn Muscle Fibers<p>One of the prevailing …

The minimal-equipment, quick-hitting 'No Excuses' workout plan

Ahmed Klink<p>Ahmed Klink<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you “can’t commit” to working out, is it because a) you don’t have time, b) you …

The Muscles That Actually Make Up Your Core

The Body’s Stabilizer<p>The ability to do any downward pulling movement, like a tennis serve or a pull-up, comes from the <b>latissimus dorsi,</b> or lats. This …

Workouts

The New Pillars of Muscular Development

So many people entered the new year with good intentions, purchasing their gym memberships and swearing to make life long change. <b>But if you’ve set</b> …

The 7-week workout plan to add years to your life

You’re a 35-year-old desk jockey with the heart of a 60-something couch potato? Join the club, Jack.<p>But there’s hope for you yet: Ulrik Wisløff, …

Exercise

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Stagger-Stance Single-Arm Row<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Lats, Traps, Quadratus lumborum</i><p>Start with feet staggered, right foot in front of left, with a kettlebell on …

The 20-minute workout to lose weight and torch fat

You may think you’d be better off with an hour-long workout—or at least 45 minutes. But here’s the reality: being tight on time can actually make you</i> …

5 workouts for every type of guy

Old or young, what every man needs is a workout plan tailored to their abilities. Over time, with the right program, you’ll begin to master every …