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The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

Workouts

Tip: One Exercise Isn't Enough for Hamstrings

Only do one hamstring exercise? Then you're missing half the muscle. Here's why, plus the best exercises to do.<p>All you need are the big compound …

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.<p>The purpose of standing …

Workouts

The 30-Day Bro Diet

The One Month Fat-Loss Challenge<p>The Very Best Diet?<p>Despite all the heated debates over the superiority of diets, science has presented us with some …

Fitness 360: Katie Chung Hua, Built For The Beach

If you can imagine something, you can recreate it in Las Vegas—witness Paris, Luxor, New York—New York, and every murder in every episode of <i>CSI</i>. So …

Bodybuilding

Experts Weigh In on How to Master the Ketogenic Diet

If you're into health and fitness, you've probably heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet. Celebrities like Tim Tebow, Kourtney Kardashian, Adriana Lima, Megan Fox, and Halle Barry have touted its benefits, united in their praise of the program. And for a lot of other people looking to drop some …

Diabetes

Why lectins are a bigger weight loss enemy than carbs, according to a cardiologist

One minute it’s carbohydrates, the next it’s gluten and/or dairy and before you know it even avocados are suspect… when it comes to weight loss, the …

Stop The Madness: A Meal Plan That Works!

Dieting can become an emotional roller coaster. There are so many viewpoints regarding the subject, many individuals find themselves inundated with …

Nutrition

Strong Chest, Big Chest: Build Mass That'll Work For You!

Some lifters want to focus on size and aesthetics. Others want bigger press numbers. Not many would pass up the opportunity to do both. That's what …

Workouts

Tip: Eat Pasta Without Getting Fat

In fact, research shows that not only will eating pasta not make you fat, it'll make you leaner. Here's the science.<p>Pasta's gotten a bum rap as a …

Nutrition

How Does the Body Excrete Fat?

Although losing weight is sometimes described as "melting" or "shedding" pounds, what you're really doing is exhaling them away. Fat loss happens …

Weight Loss

Tip: Try the Iso-Dynamic Contrast Curl

Stimulate new biceps growth by holding the weight at 90 degrees for 20 seconds, then performing curls until failure.<p>Pick a weight you could curl for …

Barski Clean Exercise Demo Video and Info

The Barksi clean, named for Bob Bednarksi, is simply a high-hang clean triple performed without using straps.<p><b>Execution</b><p>Perform 3 consecutive high-<b>hang</b> …

Health

Frequently Asked Questions about German Volume Training | Poliquin Article

One of the most popular workouts to pack on muscle mass quickly is the German Volume Training (GVT) program. Many articles have been written about …

Muscle

Exercise In A Pill: Are We There Yet?

Recent headlines make it seem like we're close to a time when a pill can give you all the benefits of physical training. Does actual science back it …

Bodybuilding

Olympic Weightlifting Program Modification for Injury

One of the most common questions we get at Catalyst Athletics is how to modify a program to work around an injury. It can be frustrating, and I’ve …

Workouts

The Best Bench Press Tip

8 Pros and Experts Drop Their Best Advice<p>The Question<p>What's your best bench press tip?<p>Charles Staley – Strength Coach and Performance Expert<p>Pause at …

London Marathon: How to run in the heat

<b>This year's London Marathon is likely to be the hottest yet, so how do you run a marathon in the heat?</b><p>On Sunday some 40,000 people are expected to take part in the race in temperatures that are forecast to reach up to 23C (73F), which would break the previous record of 22.2C (72F) in 1996 and …

Marathons

Tip: T-Spine Mobility for Lifters

A locked-up thoracic spine makes your lifts stink and your life tougher. Free your T-spine with these drills.<p>Thoracic spine movement in three …

Pain

Is marathon running bad for you?

<b>On Sunday some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon. But can marathon running do more harm than good?</b><p>Barry Trott, 57, was nearing the end of his first marathon in Bilbao, Spain, in 2014, when his dehydration turned into sudden sickness.<p>With only a few miles left to the finish …

Marathons

4 Best Machines For Building Massive Arms

If you're struggling to add bulk to your upper arms, check out these four muscle-building machines guaranteed to add size to your sleeves!<p>While …

Workouts

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Bodybuilding

Tip: A New Way to Row

Get greater activation of the lats and upper back with this exercise variation.<p>Rotational rope rows are some of the most effective movements you can …

Stretching

Push Jerk Behind The Neck In Split Exercise Demo Video and Info

<b>AKA</b> Split push jerk behind the neck, push press behind the neck in split, split push press behind the neck<p>The push jerk behind the neck in split is a …

Workouts

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

Say Goodbye to Puny Arms<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building bigger biceps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and Bodybuilding Coach<p>Do 100 reps …

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

New Ways to Build an Iron Grip<p>Wrist Curls Aren't Enough<p>Your grip strength is an indication of your full body strength, neuromuscular activation, and …

This Full-Body Wall Workout Is the Perfect Challenge For You and a Fitness Buddy

Workouts are always better with a buddy, and this challenging wall combo is no exception. Trainer Jeanette Jenkins posted a #FBF video of her and fitness influencer brittnebabe killing a full-body workout, while remaining completely in sync. Try the moves ahead with a friend, and get ready to sweat!<p>…

Workouts

Here's One Position To Avoid After That Post-Workout Meal

After a workout, your body needs protein to fuel the recovery process. But if you're getting into this position after your meal, you may be wasting …

Nutrition

Tip: The King of Shoulder Exercises

If you could only do one exercise for delts, what would it be? Here's what science says to do.<p>For Big Delts, Go Heavy and Light<p>The delts are usually …

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes