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The 15 most important exercises for men

1. Deadlift<p>Arguably the king of all exercises, the deadlift hits every major muscle group hard, and is perhaps the greatest test of strength there …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Yoga

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

Tip of the Day 12/1

It sounds extreme, but we found intermittent fasting to be easier to follow than most diets and the results were full-body improvements in just three …

Holistic Medicine

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Workouts

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Tip: How to Really Stretch Your Groin

Stretch your inner thigh and groin muscles the right way. Here's how.<p>You've probably seen that guy at the gym awkwardly stroking his groin or inner …

Pain

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

Fitness

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Workouts

7 Workout Supplements That Actually Work

The fitness world is full of a lot of gimmicks and promises because, let’s face it, working out is hard work, and if there’s one thing human history …

Nutrition

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

Exercise

The 5 C's of Great Leaders | Inc.com

<i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Consultant at Partners In Leadership</i><p>Upward movement is a challenge, especially for women competing to ascend the ranks in a male-dominated company. Instead of fighting so hard to get to the top, there's another approach to becoming a great …

Leadership

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic option for …

Pain

Tip: The 5 Bench Press Commandments

Blast up more weight... while using good, safe form. Here's how.<p>1 – Forget Your Chest<p>The emphasis of the bench press is not on your chest. EMG …

Health

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

Meditation

What the Haters Should Learn From CrossFit

(Source: Bev Childress)<p><b>CrossFit is no longer a fad or a trend, or even a style of training that will pass in due time.</b> It’s firmly established itself …

Is It A Cold Or The Flu?

Being sick feels awful and gross no matter what has stricken you, but distinguishing between different illnesses could be crucial to your treatment …

The Top 3 Mobility Exercises for Lifters

The Multi-Movement Mobility Fix<p>Multi-Movement Mobility<p>Not every trendy mobility drill or corrective exercise you see flying across your social media …

Workouts

Should you ditch your HIIT workout for the more chilled-out LISS?

A personal trainer gives us the lowdown<p>It's pretty safe to say that the world has gone HIIT crazy over the past few years -that's High Intensity …

Exercise

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the physical well-being of people who develop a common form of …

Humanity

Surgery won’t help degenerative knee problems, experts say | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Surgery won’t cure chronic knee pain, “locking,” “clicking,” a torn meniscus, or other problems related to knee arthritis, according to a panel of international experts.<p>Every year, more than two million people with degenerative knee problems have arthroscopic surgery, in which a …

Pain

Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

Pain

The 10 best CrossFit workouts to improve your endurance

If you want to build endurance and stamina, you should probably just go run or bike for a really, really long time, right? Sorry, but no.<p>If you’re …

Workouts

South Africa’s cheapest medical aid schemes and hospital plans in 2017

The medical aid industry saw a massive shake-up in April as National Treasury introduced new regulations which will see a limit on the amount of gap …

Two Drills to Polish Your Pulls on the Rower

<b>When it comes to rowing, movement efficiency is the name of the game.</b> An error in technique might cost you only a tiny percentage of your available …

What is Keto Diet? A Beginner’s Guide to The Super Diet for Weight Loss and Scaring Away Cancer

Contrary to general dietary recommendations which have proven to be false, the ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet. It’s a …

Weight Loss

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

Workouts

Understanding Your CNS & Recovery Needs - Page 2 of 2

Page: 2« Prev<p>How Are You Filling Your Pail?<p>We train 4 to 5 days a week, yet each session is set up differently in regard to volume and exercise …

Rest Up, CrossFitters

What are the effects — good or bad — of doing high-intensity CrossFit-style workouts on consecutive days?<p>23<p>SHARES<p>The inherent dangers, or lack …

Shoulder Position for the Overhead Squat

Coaching shoulder position in the overhead squat/snatch lift is a hotly debated topic within weightlifting circles. You may hear things like – …

Workouts