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Reset Your Mobility With These 3 Essential Movement Patterns

<b>I admit it - I used to be in foam roller purgatory.</b> I would spend thirty to forty minutes doing foam rolling, banded distracted stretching, and …

The Top 10 Mobility Articles of 2014

<b>From foam rolling, to low back pain, to hip dysfunction, our writing team packed quite a mobility punch this year.</b> These articles questioned existing …

10 Minute Yoga WOD For Crossfitters | Fit Nation

Take your Crossfit workout to the next level by incorporating this 10 minute Yoga WOD into your weekly routine!<p>If you have ever done CrossFit, you …

Time to Change How You Recover Between Sets

When it comes to exercise recovery, most of the glory goes to post-workout recovery. <b>However, recovery in between bouts of exercise within a given</b> …

The Prehab Warm-Up: Your New Secret Weapon

Shares 493<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Ask any trainer what the most important aspect of a workout is. More often than not, the answer you’ll hear is: the warm-up. …

What to Do When You Hit A Plateau In Weight Loss, Training, or Exercise

<b>Ugh, the dreaded plateau!</b><p>We’ve all been there. Whether we’re trying to lose weight, add muscle, or even develop a new skill, we hit that point in our …

Three Incredible Lies in Mainstream Training & Nutrition | Poliquin Article

Americans are exercising more, but they are not losing weight.<p>They have access to more and better food but they are not healthier.<p>They have greater …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

Food

Reverse Pyramid Training - 3 Amazing Benefits

In this post we’re going to be talking about the most effective training method to gaining jaw dropping strength and building more muscle: reverse …

Exercise

How to Build Muscle vs. Strength

Photo: Pond5<p>Everyone who goes to the gym regularly has a goal, whether it be to get big, get strong, lose weight, tone up, and so on. But more often …

Exercise

Superhuman Planks

Here's what you need to know...<p>A plank should be a very intense, full body contraction that lasts only 8-10 seconds, not some bastardized version of …

Workouts

How To Improve Your Pull-ups In 8 Weeks

One of the best (if not THE best) all-around muscle builders of the upper body is the pull-up and its abundance of variations. Arguably considered …

Workouts

Targeted Fat Mobilization

Here's what you need to know...<p>This plan isn't for those who need to lose a ton of body fat, but for those already on the fit side looking to target …

Exercise

Delicious, Nutritious, Cruciferous: Roasted Cauliflower!

A tasty, no-nonsense vegetable makes for a tasty, no-nonsense main<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>We’re thinking of a vegetable. It’s easy to cook. It’s delicious and perfect for wintertime. It rhymes with …

Food

Short v. Long Intervals

Two sides of the same coin, or completely different workouts?<p>Here's an interesting graph to consider:<p>It comes from a paper by Nigel Stepto and his colleagues, then at the University of Cape Town, back in 1999. This particular version of it is redrawn in a review on physiological adaptations to …

How to Bench Press with Proper Form & Technique

The bench press is one of the first exercises that most guys learn when they begin strength training and is hands down the most popular lift …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

These 4 simple exercises will help save you from chronic pain<p>The billionaire debuted surprisingly muscular arms at a conference last year.<p>Avoid creaky old man knees with these tips.<p>Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor guy to his limits<p>Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up …

Foodily Blog

17 Science-Backed Ways to Bust Out of A Workout Rut

Photo: Bigstock<p>There's something just as comforting about tucking yourself in bed after a long, stressful day, as there is about settling into a …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Master Your Running Form

Stick to the basics:<br>• Increase your cadence to roughly 170-180 steps per minute.<br>• Land with your foot underneath your body, as opposed to “reaching” …

The Big Ten: 10 Nutrition Rules For An Athletic Diet

How to Eat More Veggies

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies<p>You’ll get MORE than your five a day with these tips—and that’s a very good thing<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Struggling to eat your five servings of vegetables a day? The first step is making sure you have plenty of veggies readily available, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health …

The Big 7 Body Breakdowns

How to avoid (and recover from) the most common running injuries.<p>In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday's workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so …

The Queen Has Spoken

Infographic: 10 Essential Yoga Postures for Strength Athletes

<b>A lot of people associate yoga with really skinny, flexible people.</b> But can it help you get stronger? Athlete and coach Brandon Hofer demonstrates …

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The Biggest Mistakes Women Make While Dieting

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>We asked top nutritionists to reveal the miscalculations and misinformation that sabotage our efforts to lose weight.<p><b>1. They OD On The EVOO</b><p><b>The rationale:</b> "Olive oil is so good for me -- I can never have too much of it."<p><b>The mistake:</b> Actually, you can, say registered dieticians Tammy …