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11 essential pushup variations

The pushup is one of the most basic but effective moves for strength and conditioning.<p>This humble muscle-building exercise trains the muscles in your …

Workouts

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

Would you ever just walk up to a barbell and attempt to lift it without knowing how much weight was on it? Would you just start swinging a kettlebell …

Swimming

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

6 Effective Stretches and Exercises for Back Pain

Whether a couch potato, weekend warrior, or elite athlete, we're all susceptible to back pain at some point during our lives. If you suffer from chronic back pain, you might be inclined to avoid physical activity to avoid more pain. However, you might not be aware that <b>certain activities and</b> …

Pain

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<b>.:Casual Male Fashion Blog:.</b> (retrodrive.tumblr.com)<i><br>current trends | style | ideas | inspiration | classic subdued</i>

5 Tests That Will Measure Your Strength

See how you match up to these standards<p>If you’ve ever spent any time on Internet fitness forums, it’s pretty easy to feel like every guy in the world is stronger than you are. You’ll read about how “any bro who lifts” should be able to bench press more than 300 pounds and deadlift at least 500.<p>But …

How Fit Are You, Really?

<i>By Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You run and weight train. You've done yoga and can almost touch your toes. So that means you're fit, right? Well, maybe. Trouble is, there's no definitive method for determining fitness across the board. As a result, an IRONMAN, CrossFit athlete and bodybuilder …

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Christopher Hunt

How to Create Your Own High-Intensity Workout Plan

High-intensity workouts are popular for a reason: They work. So it's not surprising that more and more CrossFit gyms—packed with shirtless men and …

Exercise

Bodybuilder Goes CrossFit

I'd become lazy with my own training. I'd stayed in my comfort zone way too much, turning up the heat only when I really had to improve fast (e.g., …

Carbohydrates

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Does Your Gym Follow These 9 Rules?

Elite strength coach Martin Rooney has his own set of gym rules. If you want to train hard and see gains, you should follow them, too<p>With so-called-gyms removing squat racks and banning grunting, it seems like serious training facilities are harder to find nowadays.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

Exercise

10 Steps to Great Deadlifting Technique - Juggernaut

<i>Cover Photo by 9for9 Media</i><p>The deadlift in some ways is the simplest exercise: just pick the bar up off the floor! But in other ways, it the most …

Most Lifters are Still Beginners

One of my favorite questions to ask strength coaches and personal trainers during interviews is, "What are five industry-related books that you …

The Best Abdominal Exercises for the Strength Athlete

Take a look through the training program for any athlete in a strength sport (weightlifting, powerlifting, strongman, etc.) and you’ll typically see …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Injury Free: The Best Rotator Cuff Exercises

Ben Musholt, PT

Biomechanics

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

Running Shoe Guide Spring 2014

The 3 Biggest Mistakes in Developing Fitness Programs

<b>Every workout has a weakness, to combat this problem coaches unfortunately tend to throw in everything but the kitchen sink.</b> Minimizing the …

6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

Here's what you need to know...<p>You need challenges to find out what you're made of. Especially <i>you</i>, keyboard warrior.<br>• You should at least be as strong …

The Biggest Training Lie

Here's what you need to know...<p>Most "gains" made during the first four weeks of a program are from neural adaptations, not actual muscle mass …

5 Muscle-Building, Fat-Burning Stir-Fry Recipes

It’s nearly impossible to screw up a stir-fry: You throw some veggies, a protein, and a grain like rice or noodles in a hot pan, then move them …

Cooking

3 Fat-Blasting Cardio Combos You Must Try

Do these drills once, and they’ll forever change the way you think about cardio<p>Looks like Punxsutawney Phil was right: Temperatures have plummeted outside, and we’re facing another six weeks of winter. But you don’t have to brave the icy weather or grind away on a treadmill to get in your cardio …

The best total body cardio workout

Aerobic Exercise

How to Increase Your Squat

<b>“Friends don’t let friends skip leg day”</b><p>It’s become somewhat of a running joke in the fitness community to poke fun at guys with massive upper bodies …

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Here's what you need to know...<p>The better you get at an exercise, the less effective it becomes as a fat-burner.<br>• Combining ground-based exercise like …