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The disconnect between schools and working parents

I had gritted my teeth through most of the school-related demands at odds with my working-mom life. The midmorning concerts and late-afternoon parent-teacher conferences. The mandatory "volunteer" slots at after-school drama club rehearsals. The half days that, for some reason, preceded every …

School Districts

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

11. Bulgarian Split Squat<p>The challenge of a single-leg squatting motion is tough enough. Add to that the stretch and activation of your rear leg’s …

Bodyweight Exercise

Tip: Get Double the Results from Pullovers

Use this common accessory for pullovers and it'll build your upper body like nothing else.<p>The Classic Pullover<p>It's an exercise bodybuilders have been …

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.<p>The Formula<p>When it comes to fat loss, the …

How to Master the Farmer’s Walk

With all the equipment available at the gym, it may surprise you that one of the most useful strength moves requires nothing more than a set of …

What’s the best weather app for iPhone?

Knowing up to date weather information is one of the reasons to own a smartphone. From knowing if your pool time is going to be cut short to deciding if you should wear shorts or pants, the weather dominates our life. Before smartphones, we had to rely on local news stations to gather the …

Apps

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

3 Single-Leg Exercises Every Athlete Should Utilize

Single-leg exercises might be the most under-appreciated and under-utilized training tactic in sports performance. I believe the biggest reason for …

7 Exercises You Can Do Without Leaving Your Hotel Room

Interest in working out while on the road is on the rise — but not all travelers have access to a gym. And according to a 2017 study from the Cornell …

Workouts

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

Workouts

Unilateral Exercises To Add To Your Training

“Mastering your own bodyweight should be a training priority, regardless of your goal,” says trainer Ashton Turner of Evolve353. “The Turkish get-up …

Places to “Camp” Near the Bay Area When You Don’t Actually Want to Camp

Because outdoors-ing can be superhard<p>Ahh, camping: the back-to-basics weekend hobby we now-urban creatures willingly subject ourselves to in hopes of …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Stretching

The 1991–1997 Ducati 900SS Is The Used Motorcycle You Need

If the 1980s was the age of Disco, then you might say the 1990s was the age of Ducati—at least for those of us who like the music of big-bore Desmo …

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Workouts

How to Build Bigger Shoulders with Lateral Raises

How to do lateral raises -- and one adjustment even the most experienced lifters will love.<p>Your typical dumbbell vanity routine is probably heavy on biceps and triceps work—what's more classic than grabbing some weights and repping out some DB curls to end arm day?<p>But if you're fixated on only …

Kettlebell Windmill for Increased Mobility and Core Stability

Most people love training with kettlebells because of the unique blend of strength, power, endurance, flexibility, and mobility that can be developed …

New cars are safer than old cars, sure, but NHTSA shows by how much

You probably already knew this, but here are some surprising numbers<p>New cars are safer than old cars. Yeah, we know. Obviously. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report highlighting the added safety of newer cars and trucks over older cars and trucks, and …

Tip: Do This Before Every Upper-Body Workout

This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.<p>Do the Floor Slide<p>The floor slide will dynamically …

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Conditioning and Athleticism for Monsters<p>Fitness Challenges: By Little Guys for Little Guys<p>Many of the "challenges" that exist in the world of …

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Climbing

Randy Mamola’s MotoGP Legend Speech Praised Three-Time World Champion Kenny Roberts

Randy Mamola’s induction as a MotoGP Legend last month at Circuit of The Americas came one year after fellow American, 2000 500cc World Champion …

Motorsport

The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

Hands Down, These Are the 5 Best Gins for Martinis

Martinis remain one of the most iconic (and glamorous) cocktails of all time, typically consisting of gin, vermouth, and an olive or lemon peel as a …

San Francisco

Twelve South’s HiRise Duet charges your Apple Watch and iPhone: $90 (Reg. $120)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Twelve South HiRise Duet Dual Charging Stand for iPhone and Apple Watch for <b>$89.99 shipped</b> when promo code <b>30DUET</b> …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Tip: Single-Arm Push Press, Lowered Slowly

Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.<p>The push press is a great …