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Why Real Strength Begins With the Core

Not so long ago, the nearest a personal trainer would come to talking about the core was telling clients to beef up their six-packs with an …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Arm Strict Press<p>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

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Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Marathons

5-Minute Abs (No Equipment Needed!)

Mountain Climbers<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position.<br>• Bring right foot forward, bending knee.<br>• Switch legs, bringing left knee forward while moving …

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How to Choose and Buy Your First Kettlebell

If you’d rather not fight for kettlebells at the gym or just want to work out at home, one well-chosen kettlebell is versatile, compact, and pretty …

The Best High-Intensity Exercises for a Toned Core

In order to boost overall strength, it’s essential to work on tightening and toning your core. That’s because the muscles in the core serve as the …

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The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

Important Bodily Functions Handled by the Colon

You likely already know that the colon is the large intestine. But it might surprise you to find out what the colon does and what can happen if you …

This Barry’s Bootcamp Workout Will Strengthen Your Core In 20 Minutes Flat

Pressed for time? This 20-minute workout from Barry’s Bootcamp will maximize your limited schedule and leave your abs on fire. To perform the …

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Sculpt Your Abs Into a Six-Pack in Six Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 6 weeks<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We’re as into working the core as anyone, but save the planks and transverse abdominus training for another …

5 Core Exercises That Help You Finish Strong

These moves will help you maintain good form on every run.<p>​<p>​<p>At the start of a run, it's easy to run "tall" with good form—head balanced over shoulders, shoulders over hips. But as you tire, form often falls apart—your head juts forward, your shoulders slump, your torso hinges forward. That can slow …

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3 ways you might be slowing your metabolism—and how to jump-start it again

Even if you think you’re living your healthiest life—starting your day with a smoothie, religiously making time in your busy schedule to work out—you …

Science Says This Is The Surprising Reason Why You Can't Shed Your Belly Fat

When I eat healthy and go to the gym for one day I am already looking for my abs to show up even though I know it is going to take more than one …

A 10-Minute Treadmill Workout That Actually Works

<i>Looking for a quick, efficient treadmill workout that burns fat? Self Magazine has you covered, and then some.</i><p>There are few pieces of gym equipment more versatile and effective than a treadmill. Only problem? Most of us don't exactly love hopping onto one. That's where David Siik, celebrity trainer …

Enter an entire world of puzzles in The Room Three

Good games, especially games that center around a series of puzzles, are dififcult to define. How do you make them, and how do you follow up on them? …

20 Secrets to a Flat Stomach

Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p>Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat …

The Smarter Way to Do High-Intensity Interval Training

HIIT doesn't have to be an exercise in pure misery<p>By now, just about anyone who’s even considered starting an exercise program has heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It’s a fitness buzzword, and even though strength coaches like me have been using it for years, it’s just now becoming …

Make Your Abs Workout 5X Harder

This trick is quick, simple, and highly effective<p>Planks are tough, but you probably wouldn’t call them nightmarish.<p>Until now.<p>This version of the exercise comes from Dean Somerset, C.S.C.S., an exercise physiologist in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. In just 10 seconds, your abs will feel as if they’re …

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve and this week's other famous-guy grooming moves.<p>8 Photos21 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Best …

12 Ways To Burn More Calories While Running

<b>Sprints.</b> You probably run at the same pace, which is not a bad thing. But if you want to burn extra calories, adding the occasional sprint will …

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6 Butt Exercises Every Runner Should Be Doing

Shares 1.2K<p>Photo: Pond5<p><i>This workout comes to you from</i> <i>DailyBurn</i> <i>Fitness/Nutrition Coach Leanne Weiner. You can find more no-equipment moves from</i> …

How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?

How to determine the number of weekly miles you need to run to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon.<p>I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. “That’s …

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