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Get Past the Awkwardness and Start Meditating for Real

<i>The following is an excerpt from Just Sit. It was written by Sukey and Elizabeth Novogratz and reprinted with permission.</i><p>So, you’ve decided that you …

Build Bigger Stronger Arms with Pushups

That’s why Ballantyne recommends doing pushups in what’s called a drop set. With each round of the exercise you perform, you drop the number of reps you have to do.<p>"This allows you to exceed the amount of reps you would ordinarily perform because as your muscles get more tired, the volume of work …

Burn Up to 14 Calories a Minute with This CrossFit Workout

When researchers put well-trained, experienced CrossFitters through Cindy, they found that participants hit an average heart rate of 170 beats per minute. That's the sign of a very intense cardiovascular workout as it meant they were, on average, exercising at 88 percent of their maximum heart rate …

The Warmup Exercises You Should Always Do

Sitting crunches the muscles in the front of your body, like your hip flexors and chest, and creates tightness. It weakens the muscles in the back of your body—your glutes, lats, traps, and delts in your upper back—and doesn’t allow them to contract. And it reduces your mobility in your hips and …

Total-Body Knockout

The Five-Minute Total-Body Knockout<p>How fast can you complete 3 rounds of this challenge? Whatever you do, don't tap out<p>Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters are among the world's top athletes. "They have an incredible mix of focus, coordination, mobility, power, speed, and endurance that's unparalleled …

The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

<b>Feet</b><p>You probably don’t ever consider stretching your feet, but it’s a crucial step in the warmup process, says Stauffer. The muscles in the bottom of your foot connect to the ones in your calf and hamstring. So tightness by your toes can potentially contribute to things like poor ankle …