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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

Try This Rowing Pyramid Workout On Your Next Gym Visit

In a pyramid workout, something – the reps, the speed, the intensity, the whatever – increases step by step until it peaks, then decreases step by …

Exercise

A Trainer Shares 3 Exercises to Work Your Entire Body at Your Next Gym Session

Are you ready to turn up the intensity of your strength workouts? If so, this challenging three-move workout by certified trainer Alexia Clark is right up your alley. Three exercises may not seem like a lot, but these were specifically selected to target your abs, back, arms, and legs. This workout …

Workouts

Nutrient Timing

<b>IS NUTRIENT TIMING BRO SCIENCE (BS)?</b><p>Many self-proclaimed experts hiding behind their big screen computer monitors are claiming that “nutrient timing” …

Nutrition

How to Do Leg Lifts Correctly for a More Effective Abs Workout

Spoiler: If you're doing them wrong (which, sorry, you probably are), you're barely working your abs.<p>You can crunch, plank, and leg lift all you …

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Get Ripped Abs With This Weird but Really Effective Move on the Rowing Machine

The rower is one of the best cardio machines because it's a fun way to burn an insane amount of calories — 43 calories in five minutes, to be exact, which is slightly less than running or biking. What's even better is that it strengthens your legs and your upper body, so it's a great total-body …

This Core Workout Is the Secret Weapon for Killer Abs

Has your quest for a toned stomach halted? It’s time to try something new.<p>For your next abs workout program, look no further than the rings. A …

Tip: Tall Guys vs. Short Guys in the Squat Rack

Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.<p>Tall Person Leverages<p>I'm 6'4" with the longest femurs and arms imaginable. I'm …

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.<p>The Erg is the G.O.A.T.<p>One …

The 30-Minute Abs Workout Program: Get started on your shredded six-pack on day 1

MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you're doing free-weight exercises like squats, deadlifts, …

Tip: A Very Different Way to Deadlift

This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.<p>Lead Photo Credit: Origin Fitness<p>The angled deadlift is for intermediate to …

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.<p>In the never-ending quest to add more weight to the bar, lifters don't give their bodies enough time to …

6 Smart Training Tips That Will Help You Get Stronger

They’re all but guaranteed to help you make gains<p>“I’m really disappointed in my performance today. I guess I need to train harder.”<p>The answer to this is rarely ever, “Yes, you should train harder.” Many dig so deep, they’re already a few inches shy of six feet under, metaphorically speaking. …

9 Unbreakable Laws of Max Effort Training

In any kind of training there are general guidelines that will help you succeed with the given workout program.<p>In a conjugate system, these rules are …

10 Deadlifts You Can Do With Just a Pair Dumbbells

Give them a try to build stronger glutes and hamstrings<p>Although deadlifts are performed a lot with barbells, they can also be done with dumbbells. Doing them with dumbbells targets slightly different muscles, and really helps with your grip strength as well.<p>One of the main muscles dumbbell …

Tip: The Right Way to Do Hanging Leg Raises

Great exercise, if you do it correctly. You're probably not.<p>Whether you're hanging from a pull-up bar, have your elbows in those ab straps, or you're …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

Upgrade Your Barbell Workout With This Easy Hack

While maybe you shouldn’t shout about it in a field full of people, a “landmine” attachment is one of the most versatile ways to get some extra <i>oomph</i> …

The 10-minute TRX workout to cook your abs

GoodLifeStudio / Getty<p>GoodLifeStudio / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Although only one exercise in this TRX push-pull core circuit directly …

14 Cardio Exercises You Can Do With a Kettlebell That Aren't Just Swings

If your cardio routine is feeling stale, you may want to ditch the treadmill and grab some kettlebells instead.<p>“One of the things I like most about …

Workouts

Today's Workout 104: 4 quick-hit moves to eliminate muscle imbalances

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Are you ready to build an insanely strong core? (Hint: Whether you're feeling tired, burnt out, or just …

Today's Workout 103: 4 unconventional moves to build your chest and core

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>There's more to building your arms and chest than just bench presses and regular old pushups—and this routine …

This Is What Happened When I Did a NAVY SEAL's Workout for a Week

For one week I followed the workout plan of a 13-year SEAL veteran. As you would expect, the workouts were both tactical and strategic.<p>Many successful people feel health and fitness aren't a luxury; they feel health and fitness actually play a major role in their success. The physical benefits are …

6 Row Machine Alternatives to Give Your Body an Amazing Workout

Get sculpted this summer.<p>We've covered helpful alternatives to pull-ups and chin-ups, sure, but those of you who incorporate some kind of row in your fitness regimen of choice are still stuck doing the same old thing. This week, though, leave the rowing to the crew team and check out these fitness …

​Swing, Carry, and Plank Your Way to a Shredded Body

This workout will rock your core and shoulders while vaporizing fat<p>If you are looking to shred your abs and shoulders in time for summer, you've found the right workout. Not only will the 2 to 1 work to rest ratio get your heart pumping and the fat frying, but these 3 challenging moves will work …

Lose Belly Fat With Strength Training & Sprints | Poliquin Article

Lose belly fat fast by doing strength training and high-intensity sprint intervals. Don’t worry—there’s no need to spend hours and hours a day …

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.<p>The Row Iso Drag Curl (Aipa Row)<p>The row is a …

Hips

The Best Way to Feel Younger: 1 Exercise That Will Change Your Body Most, According to Science

One type of workout can make the biggest difference, especially as you get older.<p>Getting old sucks.<p>My joints creak. Both of my shoulders make wonderful little popping noises. I do this groaning thing when try to roll out of bed that I never thought I'd make. (In fact, most of the time I don't even …