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Squatting for Strength vs. Squatting for Mass

September 2, 2015<p>In CrossFit, we squat all the time. Whether it’s in the strength work done at the beginning of the class or as part of the metcon, …

The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

8 Great Clean Eating Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking meals at home in a Crock-Pot or slow cooker can save time, money, and tremendous effort. However, many of the slow cooking recipes you'll …

Fuel Your Ride With This Ultra-Easy Macaroon Recipe

This crunchy, chewy confection might just be the best ride food you've never tried<p>When I'm two hours into a ride and start to feel hungry I don't want to choke down a sticky, unsatisfying energy gel; I want something that melts in my mouth and motivates me to keep pedaling.<p>Last winter I bonked …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Muscle Up Tutorial

Welcome to our series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavaldo. <b>This week, Al walks you through a comprehensive tutorial to getting your first muscle</b> …

Best Lower Abs Exercise For Muscle Definition

While it is probably most effective to target the abs as a whole, it is possible to independently work the upper and lower abdominal muscles.1 And, …

21 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Want to Eat Every Day

Who doesn't love a good snack? They're essential for staving off hunger between meals and keeping you fueled from your early morning workout until …

Healthy Eating

Workouts & Muscle-Building Exercises

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Click here to get your copy of the expanded and improved version of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, plus The Shred Series workouts.

Workouts

Paleo Coconut Crêpes With Mixed Berries

Less than 30 minutes<p>3-4<p>12 Ingredients<p>1 cup unsweetened almond milk<br>• 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice<br>• 1/2 cup coconut flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

The Best Mobility and Stability Exercises to Improve the Front Rack: Part 1 - Addressing the Thoracic Spine

One of my recent patients came in after a cervical fusion surgery looking to get back into crossfit. We addressed the neck issues and started …

10 Nutrition Rules to Follow if You Want to Build Muscle

1 of 12<p>Nutrition Rules For Building Muscle<p>CasarsaGuru/Getty Images<p>Bodybuilders, trainers and diet gurus alike (at least those worth their salt) will …

Recipe: Sticky Toffee Figgy Cupcakes

Contributing Chef Gesine Bullock-Prado reaches for this celebratory treat after a race or long run.<p>These cupcakes, featured in <i>The Runner's World Cookbook</i>, only taste decadent. Pumpkin puree, figs, and coffee add rich, moist flavor—with little fat.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Cake</b><br>1 cup hot coffee<br>1 1/2 cups finely …

Bowled Over

Speed your recovery after a cold winter run with healthy—and delicious—soups.<p>After a chilly run, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs for not …

Not Just What You Eat, When You Eat Matters

When it Comes to Weight Gain, When You Eat is Important<p>There is reason to think our eating patterns and nutrition have changed in recent years. …

Nutrition

The 7% body-fat diet

We're gonna go ahead and estimate that the average gym-going dude probably has about 15% body fat. That's well within healthy levels, but it’s not …

The best dynamic warmup for any workout

A dynamic warmup is a series of movements designed to increase body temperature, activate the nervous system, increase range of motion, and correct …

Stretching

10 ways to train like a professional athlete

Take your fitness to the next level with these 10 ways to dominate on the field and in the gym.<p>Two top professional sports trainers share how to …

Fully Fit

Improve your form and avoid injury with this elite coach's fast head-to-toe workout.<p>I am a marshmallow. After enduring two grueling days of dynamic stretching, strength training, hurdle and sprint drills—all under the exacting eye of Olympic coach John Cook—muscles I didn't know existed ache and …

The Pulldown Vs The Pull Up – Lifestyle and Strength - The lifestyle site for those devoted to a strong body, a healthy mind and a well-fed soul.

Now that I’ve looked at the two most obvious exercises, that being the squat and the deadlift, and pitted them against the leg press and the sumo …

Bodyweight Exercise

Ten Rules for Mastering the Deadlift | Poliquin Article

The deadlift is easily the most important lift you can do. Sure, we can wax lyrical about squats, and guys love the bench, but the deadlift is by far …

Exercise

Lactic Acid 101

We separate fact from fiction for this vital cycling fuel source<p><b>FACT:</b> It’s a source of energy. <br>Lactic acid, or lactate, is a chemical that your body produces 24/7, even while you’re doing nothing, says L. Bruce Gladden, PhD, professor of kinesiology at Auburn University. Its purpose? To feed your …

The Truth About Eating At Night & Fat Loss

“Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper.” This maxim can be attributed to nutrition writer Adelle Davis, and …

12 Laws of Fat-burning for a More Chiseled Physique

1 of 12<p>1. Slash (Calories) and Burn<p><b>Step 1</b> revolves around simple math: You must eat fewer calories than your body is accustomed to in order to drop …

Nutrition

5 New Moves to Reveal Your Abs

How fast can you complete this grueling fitness challenge?<p>Leave the crunching to the accountants. "If you want to reveal your six-pack, you need to blast your abs <i>and</i> strip away the fat that covers them," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., metabolic training expert and owner of StreamFit.com. One of the …

7 Exercises For Stronger Abs With No Back Pain

If traditional ab exercises such as sit-ups and crunches have little to no effect on the strength and development of your midsection (affectionately …