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This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Workout Will Help Make You More Flexible

Gone are the days where yoga was synonymous with only gentle stretching. Yoga now comes in a range of styles and practices, including Hatha, Iyengar …

Yoga

This Is Exactly How Halle Berry Has the Body of a 25-Year-Old at 51

Halle Berry defies all odds when it comes to talent, beauty, and, of course, health. Not only can the 51-year-old easily pass for 25, but her …

Exercise

3 Ways Intermittent Fasting Improved My Weightlifting Game and Helped Me Build Muscle

You may not automatically associate weightlifting with intermittent fasting. People think that fasting for 16 hours a day (and eating all your meals within an eight-hour window) will make you feel weak, which means you won't get much done at the gym. But I've found the opposite to be true. I've …

Fitness

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

Nutrition

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

Workouts

If You Hate Cardio, This Trainer's Quick Ab Workout Is Just For You

Cardio that targets your abs? Yes, please. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a quick workout that only requires a bench. Her three moves are guaranteed to fire up your core, but they'll also work your entire body in the process. And if you're not a fan of straight-up cardio …

Exercise

Kettlebell Windmill for Increased Mobility and Core Stability

Most people love training with kettlebells because of the unique blend of strength, power, endurance, flexibility, and mobility that can be developed …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle and Get Strong

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

A Trainer Shares 3 Kettlebell Exercises That'll Give You a Toned Booty

The kettlebell can seem like a weird contraption, especially if you've never used it before. But before you just glance over it the next time you're at the gym, consider giving it a try. Kettlebells are great for building up grip and core strength, and you can achieve more movement with them than …

Workouts

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Get Flat Abs Fast

Some people take a daily multivitamin. We are not that person. But there’s something really appealing about adding specific anti-inflammatory …

Wellness

5 Basic Fermented Food Recipes for Better Gut Health

If you find yourself in a veggie rut (because the day will come when you can’t possibly sauté another bunch of spinach), you may be tempted to …

Food Preservation

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

personaldevelopment

7 Reasons You *Need* to Be Doing Deadlifts

Deadlifts legit changed my workout routine. I'd spent years developing my skills as a cardio bunny, but after watching a YouTube video about how …

Exercise

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

University of California

'I went from fat to fitness model in my 50s' - How overweight IT worker shed the pounds to become a personal trainer

Staring down at the scales as they hit 18 stone, Chris Zaremba could barely concentrate on what his doctor was saying: ‘Dangerously obese… very high …

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Everything You Need To Know About Ordering & Cooking The Perfect Steak

In the United States, we eat a lot of steak (though, to be fair, not as much as we used to). Back in the 1970s, beef consumption peaked at 90 pounds per American, every year. It’s been trending downwards since. Still, the numbers are staggering. The average American consumed nearly 56 pounds of cow …

5 Reasons Your _____ Is Small

Lagging Muscles: The Cause and the Solution<p>The common approach to weak body part training is to annihilate the muscle from all angles 3 to 6 times a …

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It’ll leave you looking and feeling …

Workouts

Tip: Your Shrugs Are Too Heavy

Set your ego aside, use better technique, and build traps so big they impair your hearing. Here's how.<p>If you want big traps, the type that makes you …

Biomechanics

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Of course, eating right plays an important role in losing weight. But did you know that supplements can actually boost the results of your healthy …

Wellness

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

The Minimalist's Guide to Getting Jacked<p>Squeeze the bar as hard as possible. This makes everything more stable, gives you a better bar path, and …

Zeven spectaculaire avonturen aan de Franse westkust

Frankrijk is meer dan champagne, croissants en de Eiffeltoren.<p>De legendarische golven van biarritz<p>Dit is dé manier waarop alle Franse avonturen …