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Is It Harmful To Heel Strike When Running?

Research says heel striking might not be as dangerous as we've been made to think.The post Is It Harmful To Heel Strike When Running? appeared first …

Running

Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy.To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Celebrity Style

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

The Muscle-Blasting Pushup Challenge

Test your upper-body endurance with this super-fast fitness challenge<p>Walk into any gym, and you'll see men pulling, pushing, picking up, and putting down weights. But physical fitness isn't just about lifting iron. It's about how strong you are relative to your body weight. That's why Todd Durkin, …

Power Up Your Pullup

You've been doing them the same way for years. That's why you never improve. Take a lesson from a Russian strongman, and you'll finally pass our bar exam<p>The ability to pull your body to the bar (repeatedly) proves that you're a man who can truly pull his own weight—not someone who just dabbles in …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

Back Workouts: Get Action Hero Jacked With This Back and Bicep Workout

Try these muscle-building moves from Jeremy Scott.<p>Nothing gives a great first impression and scares away the bad guys like bulging biceps and a broad muscular back.<p>This back and chest workout inspired by Bruce Willis — part of the Action Hero Jacked series by Jeremy Scott, owner of Jeremy Scott …

The 4-minute abs workout you’ll love to hate

The 4-minute abs workout you’ll love to hate<p>Amber Venerable<p>There are so many ways to work your abs, but sometimes, you just don’t have time for a …

Workouts

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Exercise

This 100-Rep, Core-Busting Workout Takes All of 4 Minutes to Complete

You're not into wasting your time, but luckily, you don't need to devote hours at the gym for a strong core. You just need to do the most effective ab-strengthening moves, and this four-minute workout has them all! You'll target your upper, middle, and lower abs, as well as your obliques.<p>The Workout<p>…

Bobby Maximus Has Just One Ab Workout to Get You Ripped

You'll never ask for another ab workout again after this burner from Bobby Maximus.<p>When it comes to the muscles you want to show off, abs are right at the top of the list.<p>And rightly so. Even if you're not a fan of shirtless selfies or rocking a six pack, you need to pay attention to your abs. A …

Inside GE’s Transformation

A CEO has different tasks in different cycles. Some CEOs are founders and builders. Others have the luxury of managing momentum through a stable economy or a period when business models aren’t being disrupted. My task was different: remaking a historic and iconic company during an extremely …

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Tip: The Back-Off Chin-Up Workout

The fastest way to boost your chin-up strength. Check it out.<p>Photo Credit: Igor Huerta Garcia<p>6 Steps to Chin-Up Strength<p>This method will boost your …

11 Metaphysical Quotes That Can Get You Motivated for Work

Ever wonder why you're doing all this work in the first place? Look to the masters from years gone by (and a few modern sages) for a little perspective.<p>If you've ever faced a workday morning with dread, you may have looked into metaphysics as a way to get perspective on your workday. Who are we? …

The Ultimate 90-Day Bodyweight Training Plan

<b>When I was a young man, I struggled with my self-image.</b> My brother was a “hulk” and played varsity college basketball all four years.<p>I, on the other …

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

Exercise

4 Tests Every Lifter Should Be Able to Pass

Got Relative Strength? Find Out Right Now.<p>1 – 25 Goblet Squats with 50% Bodyweight<p>Before you graduate to barbell squats, you should be able to goblet …

Tip: The Most Painful (and Effective) Way to Squat

Yeah, it hurts, but if your legs are lagging it'll build them up fast.<p>The 1.5 Eccentric Isometric Protocol<p>There are a lot of techniques for building …

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

Knock Them On Their Asses

The 2 Mandatory Lifts For High-Speed Strength<p>Sports, Speed, and Specificity<p>When lifters talk about specificity, they're usually talking about an …

Workouts

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events—rather than the events themselves—that determines …

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

New Ways to Hit Every Muscle In Your Body<p>Ask any training expert how to get big and strong and he'll tell you about progression and consistency. But …

Workouts

To Lead a Digital Transformation, CEOs Must Prioritize

Given the pace at which digital innovation is disrupting industries globally, it’s not surprising that most CEOs feel pressure to find and deploy the right technology as fast as their budgets will allow. Many are discovering, however, that becoming a digital leader isn’t simply a matter of …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …