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31 Arnold-Approved Training Tips

Long before he was paid $25 million for his movie roles, Arnold Schwarzenegger penned monthly articles for bodybuilding godfather Joe Weider's muscle …

Workouts

3 Old-School Exercises That No One In Their Right Mind Would Try Today

Trainers may have suggested giving these a shot a decade ago, but they definitely don’t recommend them today<p>Like bad '80s shoulder pads and frosted tips, some exercises go out of style—and for good reason. Here are the exercises trainers would never recommend you do nowadays, and their safer, …

Workouts

5 Explosive Moves for a Power Physique

1 of 6<p>Plyo Power<p>Erupt off the defensive line. Sail skyward to the net. Land a bone-crunching roundhouse. To be a contender in any sport, a chunk of …

Rep Range For Maximum Muscle Mass – Fitness Volt

Good morning, afternoon, or evening, and welcome to another post dedicated to the methods best used to get the result of maximum muscle mass. In last …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

The Minimum Amount You Can Strength Train and Still See Results

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>We know it can be tough to go to the gym when there’s a full queue on Netflix, Ben & Jerry's in the freezer, or really,</i> …

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70 years on: the liberation of the concentration camps

For survivors of the Nazi concentration camps, release did not bring freedom from trauma, says Sinclair McKay<p>The term “Holocaust”, used specifically to mean the systematic Nazi extermination of the continent’s Jewish people, was first used in 1957. Until then, few wanted to hear stories of the …

What it's like to audition for the Coen Brothers

Weight Training Programs That Build Muscle

You don’t need an advanced degree in exercise science to figure out the above exercises. They aren’t fancy or complicated, none are helped with …

It's a Plank Off! 31 Core Exercises for a Killer Beach Body

Let's get to the core of why we love planking: Our one-month fitness challenge puts 31 creative spins on the traditional plank exercise to get you …

5 Best Exercises Every Beginner Should Perfect

1 of 6<p>@lizbobizzz Instagram<p>Calling All Newbies<p>I’ve been training for so long at this point that it’s difficult to recall those first moments I …

9 Beginner Muscle-Building Tips From Elite Athletes

Building muscle isn't easy, and it certainly doesn't happen by accident. If it did, you'd see a lot more muscle-bound guys and gals walking the …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

3 Simple Steps for Building Muscle Mass

If building muscle mass is a goal of yours, this is your lucky day because I am about to simplify the process down to 3 easy to follow steps. The …

No-Equipment Scorpion Core Circuit

<b>Duration</b> 5 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>What It Is<p>A brief but intense metabolic core and lower-body circuit designed by L.A.-based trainer Andy …

Basics: Supplements!

We love supplements! But there’s a zillion of them and we’re not sure what they do! Take a look at our quickie cheat guide to the more popular …

A Giant Funhouse Wind Turbine: Your New Apartment?

Rotterdam wants to build a futuristic wind turbine that is part residential space, part educational facility, and part amusement ride.<p>Only in the Netherlands would someone want to turn a wind turbine into a futuristic tourist attraction. Proposed for Rotterdam, the Windwheel is part amusement ride, …

The greatest movie car stunts of all time, and the stories behind them

To mark the release of Edgar Wright's Baby Driver - a fresh, funny take on the car chase movie - <b>Rebecca Hawkes</b> goes behind the scenes of cinema's most famous four-wheel stunts<p>1. C’etait un rendezvous<p>In 1976, French filmmaker Claude LeLouch decided he wanted to film a car, speeding through the …

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Get Creative with Your Cardio to Burn Fat

Most people’s definition of cardio is the long jog on the treadmill or stepping it out on the Stairmaster. The key to constant progress and renewed …

Convict killed entire family when they visited him in prison

A former police officer jailed for murdering his wife killed his entire family when they came to visit him in prison.<p>Domingo Villa Arellano, 40, was …

Crime

The 20 most inspiring speeches in film

<b>1. NETWORK</b><p>The angry rant of a newscaster (Howard Beale) having an on-air breakdown has turned into one of American cinema's most enduring speeches. All together: "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this any more!"<p><b>2. WALL STREET</b><p>Though Gordon Gecko's (Michael Douglas) advice to a room full …

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Expert Panel: Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition!

What will you eat today? You have a world of choices, and a world of people ready to tell you why you've chosen wrong. It can be overwhelming, …

Cameron Monaghan on playing 'The Joker' in Gotham

In its sixteenth episode ‘The Blind Fortune Teller’ [read our review here], <b>Gotham</b> took what is presumed to be the first step in exploring the origins …

Comic Books

For the travelers: This app notifies you of incredible airfare deals

It was 2 a.m. on Christmas Day last year, and Zachary Cohn was browsing travel sites in search of an airline ticket. His timing, it turned out, was …

In a South by Southwest session, top casting directors break down the costs of hiring top actors for independent films and discuss YouTube’s role in hiring<p>Four top casting directors revealed some of the secrets of their industry at a SXSW panel in Austin, Texas, on Saturday.<p>Christian Kaplan from …

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The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

Here's what you need to know...<p>Pick one exercise from five categories: a press, a pull, a hinge movement, a squat, and a loaded carry.<br>• The first 10 …

9 Best Bodyweight Moves For Colossal Arms

Want huge, ripped arms? Toss aside those weights and get back to basics with a bodyweight-only workout. Without all those heavy weights, you’ll give …

Core Confusion

The Truth About Squats & Deads<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>A few studies claim that multi-joint, free-weight exercises such as squats and deadlifts …