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Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

8 Warm-Up Exercises You Aren't Doing But Totally Should

These are the moves everyone should be doing.<p>Warming up before a workout is key for reducing injury. Personal trainer and nutritionist Albert Matheny says that warming up "helps make sure you don't load your joints, tendons, and ligaments too much, too soon." So we asked Matheny, founder of SoHo …

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The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten by people living in the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. It's loaded with …

Mediterranean Diet

Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks

These DIY beverage recipes will energize your runs while saving you hard-earned cash.<p>Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable …

Zuzka Light's 15-Minute Lower-Body Workout

Want to train your glutes and thighs in minimal time, with minimal equipment, and still get great results? Check out this killer 15-minute workout …

Strength Training Workouts for Runners

Comprehensive workouts which promote injury prevention and enhance race performance.<p>Using the principles outlined in the April 2014 article <i>"Strong Misconceptions"</i>, I have athletes alternate between the following two strength-training workouts, doing one to two workouts per week. Judiciously …

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.<p>However, the word …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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The Yoga-Inspired Workout Moves Every Runner Needs to Try

Nike Master Trainer Traci Copeland shared with Health five go-to active recovery moves a that are essential for pavement-pounders.<p>When it comes to …

The Top 10 Variations of the Plank For a Stronger Core

There is undeniable evidence1 that a strong core is key to an injury-free, endurance athlete’s body. It’s also important to note that “core” means …

How to Use a Vibrator During Sex

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D., and Ian Kerner, Ph.D.Vibrators 101Make the sex toy your friend.<b>A girl I’m dating brought out a vibrator during sex and suggested</b> …

The 5-Minute Tabata Thruster You Should Add To the End Of Your Workout

Light calories, your glutes, and your shoulders on fire with this cardio finisher<p>Save an extra five minutes at the end of your workout for this cardio finisher.<p>It’s called the Tabata Thruster, and it targets your hips and shoulders, elevates your heart rate, and turbocharges your calorie burn, says</i> …

Bodyweight Training: Crab Walk towards a Shredded Six-Pack

What It IsA 15-minute four-exercise total-body circuit from L.A.-based celebrity trainer Andy McDermott. You start with 10 reps of crab walks (five …

The Best Ways to Workout Without a Gym

When it comes to customizable workouts, the offerings on your mobile device or smart TV far outpace those at your local gym. Here are 12 worth …

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7 Exercises That Will Shape Your Butt—And Maybe Change Your Life

There’s a good reason to give your butt some extra attention during your next workout. Actually there are a few. “A powerful butt is a fitness …

5 Reasons to Incorporate Unilateral Strength Training

We don’t run with both legs at the same time, so why do we train both legs together in the gym? Good question, right? The answer is, maybe you …

6 Things A Food Poisoning Expert Refuses To Eat

Not all veggies make the cut.<p>As you might imagine, spending a career thinking about the food-borne illnesses that make people sick (or worse) would force a person to think about the kind of meals he puts into his own body.<p>That’s because every year, there are approximately 48 million cases of …

The Cocktail Shaker Workout: 6 Exercises to Make You a Better Bartender

Properly shaking up a cocktail requires serious muscles. So we consulted a fitness expert and personal trainer to give us the ideal workout for toning up those arms. (We're serious.)<p>Let's be honest: It's pretty challenging to properly mix cocktails without looking like a total spaz. Not to mention,</b> …

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The 30-20-10 Workout

Photo: Scott Draper<i>This piece first appeared on Triathlete.com</i>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has its place in a training …

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

The 10 Most Popular Training Articles of 2015

Here are some of the training tips that proved to be a big hit with Competitor readers in 2015: Photo Gallery 1 of {count} Back to Start • View Larger …

The Workout Plan to Build Your 'V' Taper

James MichelfelderLee BoyceGet Your 'V'When it's too cold for shorts, train your "blazer muscles."

New travel challenges for the fit, fearless and freaky

Fancy doing something different in 2016? Ranging from the serious to the downright silly our pick of unusual new activities and trips includes survival schools and ‘snowga’, boozy marathons and extreme food challenges<p>Give something a new name and a new sport is born. Enter skyrunning, essentially …

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

Knee Strength Workout

Use these seven exercises to strengthen your hips and bring relief to your knees.

Turkey: Colours of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, the world's most visited tourist attraction

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. There are more than 3,000 shops packed along its 61 covered …

29 Low-Carb Dinners Under 400 Calories