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This 5-Minute Sequence Will Work Out Your Entire Body

Some days, it really is impossible to make it to the gym. Fortunately, spending 30 minutes on the elliptical isn't the only activity that works you out.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a full body strength building workout that only takes five minutes. It's a …

Workouts

4 Calorie-Torching Moves That Tone Your Legs and Butt

A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running …

Fitness

The 7 Worst Ingredients for Your Smoothie

In fact, the selections at most smoothie shops include plenty of “healthy” add-ons that mostly just add on to your waistline. And with more chains …

The 5 Best Bodyweight Exercises

When asked to write an article on my top 5 bodyweight training exercises- I got to thinking about bodyweight exercises in general, and how often they …

Writing

How Can I Learn to Do a Pull-up?

The pull-up is one of the oldest exercises in the book, so struggling with it (and all the workouts that call for it) can be seriously frustrating. But you're not alone: "It's very common, for both guys and girls, to not be able to do a pull-up," says Spartan Race Series coach Jesse Blackwell. …

Workouts

5 Easy Moves For Toned Legs

Is there anything sexier than toned legs? As waves of heat blaze across the country, shorts, dresses, and skirts have become a must. With a few easy moves you can tone them up in no time (just be prepared for lots of staring).

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The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …

Exercise

Speed-Building Hills Sprints That Sculpt All Over

Tackle tough hills—minus the huffing and puffing—with running drills and strength exercises that'll improve your stamina and speed, no matter the …

Why working out causes weight gain. (And what to do about it).

<b>You’ve probably heard that working out causes weight gain (instead of loss). Well, it’s true. If you see ‘working out’ as an unpleasant chore, you’re</b> …

Fitness

5 Reasons To Do Downward Dog Every Day

I've been practicing yoga since the mid-80s, and the discovery of Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) was both a gift and a revelation to me. …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

How the World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed his Mind

Antony Flew’s book, There is a God (2007), is a helpful resource for someone trying to decide whether there are good grounds for believing in God. It …

British Philosophy

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, August 15th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Workouts

Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday, August 18th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Workouts

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, August 14th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Health

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, August 13th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

5 Workout Infographics For You To Exercise At Home On Weekdays

Hit the gym or crash on the couch? Don’t make the wrong decision, no matter how busy you are. It’s a hard choice after a hectic day in the office, …

Exercise

This Crazy Effective Plank Workout Is All You Need

Planks are tough. "Walking” while holding a plank is even harder—but it delivers results. That’s why Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan included …

Workouts

KETTLEBELL 20-Minute-CARDIO WORKOUT - FAT LOSS

BodyRock HiitMax | Workout 13 - Killer Kettlebell Abs

BodyRock Lean | Workout 9 - Sandbag Workout

Bodyweight Workout: Ladder for Muscular Strength

If you're the type of guy that's always on the run, or don't have time to hit the gym, bodyweight workouts are the next best thing for getting it in. …

Extreme Sports

Bodyweight workout: Six-pack plank variations

If you're the type of guy that's always on the run, or don't have time to hit the gym, bodyweight workouts are the next best thing for getting it …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

The 30-Day Insanity Kettlebell Challenge

There are countless amounts of fitness challenges out there. They have been redone, done over, and overdone. It's just how our industry is. We are …

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18 (Free) Books Ernest Hemingway Wished He Could Read Again for the First Time

In the 1930s, Ernest Hemingway wrote a series of short pieces for <i>Esquire</i> magazine called the “Key West Letters.” One of those pieces, the 1935 …