Robert Mason

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7 New Burpee Variations to Test Your Strength

Shares 9.5K<p>Photo: Daily Burn<p><i>This workout comes to you from DailyBurn trainer Anja Garcia. You can find more high-energy moves daily at</i> …

Do You Need Muscle To Burn Fat? – The Truth About Toning

One of the most under-looked aspects of most weight loss programs is weight training. People don’t realize that muscle is very metabolically active, …

The Best Restorative Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress

Whether it’s in your hips, hamstrings, or all in your head, tension has a way of accumulating as we hustle through the day-to-day. But there are ways …

18 Laws Of Ab Training

Everyone, it seems, has an opinion on the best way to train abs. Whether it's doing bodyweight ab exercises for higher reps to keep the midsection …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

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 …

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep in One Simple Infographic

To add this infographic to your website/blog, simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your blog or website:<p><a …

There is magic in the garden this spring

There is magic in the garden this spring, but there are no magic formulas to achieve such beauty. Gardening is hard work. Cutting back perennials, …

The Protein That Makes Athletes Stronger and Smarter

Scientists have discovered that same protein responsible for learning and memory retention also fuels endurance and sports performance<p>You may know …

Fix Your 9 Biggest Training Mistakes

One of the most entertaining aspects of having a smart phone in the gym is capturing the goofball who has no idea what he's doing while exercising, …

5 Common Squat Mistakes

For decades, bodybuilders have known that squatting is the single best lower-body exercise. Besides involving the glutes and all of the front and …

Back To Basics: Your Blueprint For Building A Bigger Back!

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8 Major Mistakes Limiting Your Muscle Growth

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Hunter Labrada <b><br>Age:</b> 21 <b><br>Height:</b> 5'9" <b><br>Weight:</b> 235 lbs <b><br>Education:</b> Texas A&M University <b><br>Sponsor:</b> Labrada Nutrition Athlete <b><br>Location:</b> College …

28 Laws Of Lifting For Muscle

Each year thousands of newcomers begin some sort of bodybuilding program, but a majority of them are unsuccessful. It's no wonder; far too many just …

16 Laws Of Shoulder Training

Some people argue that weight training is needlessly complicated. They follow the "just do it" method of lifting, choosing exercises without much …

Breakdown Sets To Build Up Muscle And Strength

At one end of the weight room, there's the bodybuilder who decrees that high-rep pump training is the canonical scripture for gaining muscle mass. At …

The Interval Running Workout to Make Time Fly on the Treadmill

We're sure there are some people who truly enjoy their hour-long runs on the treadmill—and more power to ‘em. But for many of us, just the thought of …

Lawn To Garden In A Single Weekend: 6 Easy Steps

Just because gardening is an exercise in patience doesn’t mean gardeners are patient. If you want to join the grow-it-yourself club, and you don’t …

8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Here's what you need to know...<p>Don't fatigue your core between strength movements. Leave ab work for the end of the workout.<br>• Take your height and …

Build Size. Build Mass. Stay Functional.

Yes, training for aesthetic purposes is important. Anyone who says he or she isn’t interested in looking good is a liar. That said, building real, …

2 Easy Exercises to Prevent Foot Pain (or Worse)

Prevent plantar fasciitis, stop shin splints, and soothe all-around foot pain by strengthening your tootsies with doctor-recommended exercises<p>When …

Master This Move: Goblet Squat

This awesome butt-sculpter forces you into proper form so you'll get the max benefits from every squat you do<p>By now, you know that quality trumps …

Anatomy of the Perfect Hip Thrusting Station

As long as you have a gym membership, it is not necessary to spend any additional money in order to hip thrust. In THIS blogpost, I embedded over a …

Lift Weights to Lose Your Gut

<b></b>Lift Weights to Lose Your GutThe most effective way to blast those extra inches off your middle? Hit the weights, says a new study in the journal …

Barbell Buying Guide: What to Look for in a New Bar

<b>Picking a barbell can be difficult. There are many options.</b> This article will guide you through the decision-making process so you come out with the …

3 Pointers for Building Your Own Home Gym

A big misconception is that you need to be at a gym in order to fully develop your body. The fact of the matter is that you can build a safe and …

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How to turn your fitness wishes into reality

'I am going to start working out next week."<p>"Come Monday, no more junk food."<p>"I'm getting a gym membership and going every day after work."<p>Ever uttered one of these statements? They're examples of what I call "fitness wishes." Absent a concrete plan for how to actually achieve these objectives, you …

Static Stretching for Flexibility In Weightlifting

<b>Weightlifting is a sport that requires a heavy use of muscles and vast amounts of flexibility,</b> so stretches and mobilization are critical to succeed. …

7 Best Yoga Poses To Curb A Binge

What does yoga have to do with overeating? Research shows that yoga can diminish binge eating by 51%. Experts suspect that yoga may help by increasing body awareness, so you're more sensitive to feeling full and less likely to mindlessly stuff yourself.<p>The next time you feel a binge coming on, try …

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