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The Skinny Guy's Guide: Training to Add Muscle

<b>Attention all skinny guys: You don’t have to remain that way.</b> There are solutions. Stop beating your head against the wall and get busy with the …

Fitness

Essential Equipment for Your Home Gym

Does it make sense to buy your own gym equipment such as a treadmill, dumbbells, barbells, resistance bands, etc. and build your own private gym at …

Exercise

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

5 Workouts to Lose Weight Without Running

<b>FROM THE EDITOR:</b> I’d hate to say running is overrated because that’s not the case at all. Running is great exercise <i>(can be tough on the knees)</i> but …

You Asked: Is Running on a Treadmill as Good as Running Outside?

To dedicated runners, running outside gets all the glory. Some purists even eschew headphones (and shoes!). But when talking about whether treadmill …

Exclusive Interview with Jasmine Gonzalez: Veteran, Fitness Guru, Author

Exclusive Interview with Jasmine Gonzalez: Veteran, Fitness Guru, Author<p>Jasmine Gonzalez is one of the few people I find to be actually inspirational.<p>…

4 Reasons Women Must Deadlift

And no, Deadlifts won't Make Women Bulky<p>Lead Photo Credit: Olivia Forntin, CrossFit Woodbridge<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Higher-rep sets of …

Beginner Program for Strength? - Beginners - Forums - T Nation

Hi! I am sure this question has been asked 1 gazillion times, but somehow the search option doesnt like my browsers jscript settings or sth so the …

Tip: Correct Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Lifters often suffer from tight hip flexors. And most of them are stretching them wrong. Here’s the right way.<p>Get into a half-kneeling …

6 Truths About Squats

Squats are the ultimate test of total body strength and mental toughness and one lift that every strength athlete worth his salt takes very seriously.<p>…

16 Weeks of Workouts for a Big New Year

<b>Another new year is upon us, and along with it, a pile of new resolutions.</b> But this isn’t about shallow, short-lived promises that end up on the heap …

Back to Basics: How to Perform the Kettlebell Swing

<b>The kettlebell swing is a fundamental skill that is great for beginner to advanced athletes</b>. It has almost magical properties, in that it increases …

Workouts

Posture Intervention: Healing After a Knee Injury

<b>Picture this: you're out playing basketball with your friends on a Monday night</b>. Pickup games with your friends at the local rec center are one of …

You Aren't as Fragile as You Think

There’s an epidemic of articles out there crowing about the “5 Exercises You Should Never Do,” or warning you about the “10 Most Dangerous …

How to Sequence Your Strength and Conditioning Program

<b>Program design is much more difficult than meets the eye.</b> Strength and conditioning coaches must take into consideration many elements before …

Tip: Build Size with the 3-50 Method

Use this set-rep scheme with any lifting exercise and you'll build some new muscle. Warning: It's brutal. Take a look.<p>If your goal is hypertrophy, …

Hypertrophy

Why MMA Creates The Fittest Athletes

The Eye Test<p>Athletes in general these days seem to be hyper-specialized in their fitness, and have the bodies to match. Even golfers tend to be …

​How to pick the perfect smart scale

I've been asked many times about the benefits of owning a connected smart scale. The answer is quite simple -- convenience. Instead of recording your weight manually, smart scales do the job for you, syncing with various health apps so you can track your weight over time. Lots of companies make …

Wearable Tech

How to make your family room smart - Pocket-lint

Here you are: the family room. Kick back and relax. This is where you can watch TV, listen to music and more. Maybe it's not the home cinema system …

Family Room

Raspberry Pi Arcade Table

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Arcade Table<p>About: My name is DJ and I previously made electronic whatsits, 3D-printed thingamabobs, and laser-cut …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Fast Abs: 4 Fat-Burning Finishers

Here's what you need to know...<p>To burn fat, you of course need to get your diet in order, so eat animal protein and cruciferous vegetables with …

Workouts

Access your computer desktop from any Android device

With Google's Remote Desktop app for Chrome, accessing a PC or Mac from any Android device is easy, and doesn't require installing any clunky desktop software.<p>The setup process is simple, taking roughly five minutes and little technical knowledge. With the goal of remotely controlling a computer, …

Google Play

The 5 Best Gis for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

In the past six years of training Brazilian jiu jitsu, I’ve tried 26 gis from fifteen different companies. <b>Here they are, listed by manufacturer and</b> …

Lots of Loop Chokes

Translation

George R. R. Martin On Half a King - Unbound Worlds

<b>Half a King</b> by Joe Abercrombie publishes July 15, 2014.<p>It is definitely one of the most anticipated books of the year. I see it mentioned on many …

7 Ways to Dominate the Pull-Up

Here's what you need to know...<p>The best way to improve chin-up or pull-up performance is to lose some blubber.<br>• As far as assistance tools, the …

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

Welcome to the 6-6-6 Sprinting Solution – the 6-week interval-training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance <i>and</i> …