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The 30 most underrated exercises for men, according to 11 trainers

You probably rotate through an arsenal of tried-and-true moves in the gym you know you should absolutely be doing: bench press, squat, deadlift, …

Sports Nutrition

10 Unusual Observation Towers From Around the World

We all like to get a sense of where we are in the world. Observation towers—the ones we climb to get a good look around—provide us with the …

Why You Shouldn’t Get a Dog Until You’re 40

There’s a mounting crisis among millennials. It’s not alcohol or drugs, obesity, or even some misperceived cultural crossroads (even though The …

Pets

The 7 New Rules of Lifting

Training Principles for Lifetime Lifters<p>Playing the long game means experimenting with different training styles to understand how they'll benefit …

Why You Should Calibrate Your HDTV

For those easily satisfied, you’re probably a-okay with your high-def TV. After all, it sure looks a heck of a lot better than the standard-def tube …

The greatest football adverts of all time

Sky Sports has released a new Premier League commercial, but is it the best ever?<p>Sky Sports has just launched a very cool new ad celebrating their 23 year-long partnership with the Premier League.<p>It features Thierry Henry taking a trip down memory lane, looking at some of the most iconic moments in …

18 YouTube Videos That Will Teach Your Old Dog New Tricks

From the time they’re precious puppies until their muzzles turn grey, dogs are our bestest friends in the whole wide world. We just feel such a strong connection with those furballs, and learning each other’s language is key to that friendship. Sure, you could hire a pet trainer to teach them the …

Video Tutorials

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

Five essential routines for strength and flexibility<p>We took the most common running goals and asked the experts to target yoga routines that will help you run longer, stronger, and faster.<p><b>1. You Want: Total-body fitness (not just legs)</b> <b>You Need: Upper-body strength</b>Running motions lead to very tight …

Yoga

Lionel Messi just can't win for Argentina, and Gonzalo Higuain keeps letting him down

Surely Gonzalo Higuain is cursed.<p>At this stage, he has to be cursed. The fates are cruel; whether you put it down to luck, chance, kismet, karma or destiny, it seems that Gonzalo Higuain has ultimately become the butt of their divine jokes. Knowing that the highest aspiration of most footballers as …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

8 Challenges for Your Overall Fitness

Just because you run doesn’t mean you’re in shape, as one Runner’s World editor discovered.

Here's Why 'Game of Thrones' Theme Song Is as Treacherous as Westeros

Song Exploder and Ramin Djawadi talk scoring the song that gets us salivating every time.<p><i>Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians deconstruct their songs and tell the stories behind how they were made. In the past, it's explored tracks from Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron music to the tUnE-yArDs</i> …

Spanish Television Break Down the Transformation of Leaner Lionel Messi's Face

Further proof that Lionel Messi may be the most overassessed footballer on the planet: Spanish television are doing a deep dive on the leanness of Messi's face.<p>Messi's form was tremendous in the second half of the season, as the Argentine superstar led Barcelona to a La Liga title, a Copa del Rey …

Soccer

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Workouts

Change the Way You Breathe to Relieve Stress, Boost Energy, and Get Stronger

You're breathing all wrong. Here's why you should fix the way you suck wind<p>The seminar looks like a faith healing.<p>Seated elbow-to-elbow at tables set amid squat racks and weight sleds, more than 30 trainers crane their necks to see the miracle unfolding at the front of the room. The lights are …

Yoga

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Workouts

Do This Twice a Day For Bigger Calves

You don’t have to live with chicken legs<p>If you want to banish your chicken legs, your current routine of 3 sets of 10 reps of a calf exercise isn’t going to cut it.<p>The fix for skinny calves: high-frequency training (HFT), which involves hitting your calves <i>twice</i> a day. Your body adapts to the extra …

Santa Monica

The Truth About Barefoot Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>Faulty foot and ankle mechanics impact muscle function, mechanics, and joint health throughout the entire body.<br>• Most …

Watch Ray Hudson visiting Barcelona's Camp Nou for the first time

Love him or hate him, there are few soccer announcers in the United States who care as much about his art than Ray Hudson. That is, the art of soccer …

fuboTV adds Chromecast support to soccer streaming service

fuboTV, the leading dedicated soccer streaming service in the US, is now integrated with Chromecast. Using a Google Chromecast stick (less than $35) …

10 Best Unilateral Exercises

Start with the bar in a squat rack or squat stand set at about sternum height.<p>Some people prefer using a bar pad or towel wrapped around the bar to …

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>People who only lift heavy or do Olympic-style lifting rarely have impressive arms and shoulders. The exception is …

14 Powerful Motivational Quotes You Have Never Heard (but Should) | Inc.com

I once despised motivational quotes, probably because my wrestling coach liked to say, "If you're not puking or passing out, then you're not trying hard enough."<p>(Feel free to bask in the glow of that little gem.)<p>Now I think inspirational quotes can be inspirational, but only if we actually apply …

Motivation

The 8 Best Yoga Poses for Men

Warrior<p>“The warrior is a hip opener and improves upper back strength when you use correct posture,” says Katich. It also strengthens the legs muscles …

Yoga

The Case Against the DIY Home Theater

Theo Kalomirakis in front of his theater in Brooklyn<p>In a time where home theater equipment is just a few Amazon clicks away, why do you need an …

Yoga For Athletes

It is common knowledge now that the health benefits of yoga are both numerous and tremendous. In addition to improving flexibility and mobility throughout the entire body, practicing yoga regularly strengthens your immune system. It reduces stress and lowers blood pressure. Yoga improves your …

Yoga

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Here's what you need to know...<p>Box jumps potentiate the nervous system for gains in strength and size, assuming you do them correctly.<br>• If you're not …

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