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How to get yourself back into exercise, according to a celebrity personal trainer

Even the fittest of people can fall out of love with exercise.<p>In fact, a couple of years ago, top personal trainer Nicola Addison - who’s trained …

Hands Down, These Are the 14 Best Dry Shampoos on the Market

I'll be honest: When dry shampoo first bursted onto the beauty scene, my initial thought was something along the lines of "WTF?!" I couldn't wrap my head around how I could possibly cleanse my hair with a few quick sprays and no suds or water. But as soon as I tried it out for myself, I immediately …

Tip: The 5 Squat Commandments

How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.<p>1 – Squat for Reps<p>Growing as a lifter means getting outside of your comfort zone. …

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

Is "Your Relationship" Another Reason to Drink Coffee?

Coffee consumption is widely recognized for a variety of positive health benefits. These include a reduced risk for certain cancers, better liver …

Keep Going and Going and Going: How to Increase Your Endurance

Signing up for a distance race is exciting! But if the length's got you worried, it's good to know that endurance is a skill. Just the act of …

This One Trick Might Help You Lose Twice As Much Weight Without Any Extra Effort

Get your head in the game, girl.<p>The motivational quote you might want to start using as your weight loss mantra is "shoot for the moon and you'll land amongst the stars." #aw And it doesn't just sound ~inspirational~. According to recent research, setting your weight loss goal high sets you up to …

Weight Loss

Team Performix: Jay Maryniak

<b>The Athlete</b>: Jay Maryniak<p><b>Location:</b> Westchester, NY<p><b>Age:</b> 31<p><b>Profession:</b> Personal Trainer<p><b>Fitness Style:</b> All-around athlete<p><b>Go-to Exercise:</b> Burpees<p><b>Favorite</b> …

Tip: The Kettlebell Swing With Band

The regular KB swing is a butt-builder and a lung-burner. Now let's ramp it up.<p>The traditional kettlebell swing is one of the first tools I use to …

Your Deadlift Is Weak — Here’s How to Improve It

If there’s a single lift that deserves to be heavy, it’s your deadlift. That’s because a big pull with proper form means your glutes, hamstrings, and …

This Workout Is Proven to Slow the Ageing Process—Here's the Need-to-Know

Having written about fitness for years and being a qualified personal trainer means I have tried pretty much every form of exercise you can name. …

Weight Training

Tip: Push Until You Can't. Rest Until You Can.

Here's how females really need to train for fat loss and muscle gain.<p>Know the B's and the H's<p>Assuming women are interested in body composition …

Scientists are trialling a pill which 'mimics effects of exercise' on the body

Do you hate the thought of going to the gym? Well, you're not alone, but that worry could soon be in the past with this new invention: a pill which …

What Is CrossFit to You?

<i>“I hate competing. It gets in the way of my training.”</i><p>-My wife, the most wonderful woman in the world<p>For a long time, I thought she was being funny …

5 Ways Getting Enough Sleep Contributes To Weight Loss

The majority of weight loss advice can be distilled down to these two pieces of advice: Eat less, exercise more. While both are important, we often …

Drake’s Trainer Shows You 4 Full-Body Workout Moves You Can Do at Home

If you’ve been paying attention to Drake the past few years (and of course you have), you’ve likely noticed his transformation from …

Cluster Training: How to Use It to Build Muscle and Strength

I actually find it strange that more hasn’t been written about cluster training recently. There was a period of time there when it was quite popular, …

Exercise

4 Things to Know Before Increasing the Weight You Lift

Remember when women used to lift those tiny pink dumbbells out of fear of “bulking up”? <i>Groan.</i> Thankfully, times have changed (mostly). These days, …

Elite secrets: Priming for the workout with proper recovery

<i>Andrea Seccafien is a Canadian 5,000m runner and Olympian. She is the latest addition to</i> <b>Canadian Running’s blog roll.</b><p>When at elevation and deprived …

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Creeper

Are you the resident d-bag in your gym? Find out here.<p>Sure, the gym is an easy way to find common ground with a potential mate, but that's not the …

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

Sports-nutrition pros reveal how to snack smarter to get the most out of that sweat session.<p>Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for …

Quick Glute Exercises For Runners – Women's Running

Tight or weak glutes are the root cause of many runners’ problems. Use these quick glute exercises for runners to strengthen, stretch and mobilise …

4 Supersets That Will Destroy Your Legs

Training legs is like going to the dentist - everyone knows they should but yet some people avoid it nonetheless.<p>Why train legs if you’re just going …

When I’m With You, Everything Finally Makes Sense

By Ari Eastman,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2iXokAW<p>I’ve always questioned every damn decision I make. My brain works faster than I’d like; it has …

Why You Should Not Be Running

If you are a competitive distance runner or cyclist who is serious about your sport, this article has not been written for you. This highly …

How exercise -- interval training in particular -- helps your mitochondria stave off old age

It's oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle …

Are Your Workouts Too Intense? The Pros and Cons of HIIT

Is there such a thing as too much HIIT? Can you go too hard? Billy Polson, founder of DIAKADI and CSCS, thinks so.<p>Why? He says it can mess with building muscle and metabolism. "Extreme cardio workouts like 60-minute Spin classes or high-heart-rate-only boot camps are often too much cardio for the …

Weight Loss

7 reasons you're not building muscle even though you're lifting weights

You've been spending tons of time in the gym trying to get Michelle Obama arms, but you don't seem to be building any muscle. What gives?<p>Several things could explain why your arms are as noodly as ever (or why your butt isn't getting any bigger or your shoulders don't look any more sculpted)—and …

Never Do This Exercise...

Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, research has discovered that doing isolated exercises (like bicep curls and tricep …