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17 Stretches Every Man Should Know

Pain Relief: Aching Hamstrings<p><b>Stretches:</b> The hamstrings.<p><b>How:</b> Standing with your feet two to four feet apart, bend your knees as you lean forward and …

7 Best Kettlebell Moves for a Total Body Workout

Kettlebells are excellent for developing physical strength, agility and aerobic fitness. These exercises are great for explosive training and …

Top 7 Best Kettlebell Exercises for Strength and Conditioning

Kettlebells are gaining in popularity for a good reason, they are great for training your body for strength and conditioning. And they are very …

Workouts

5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

The Ultimate Guide to Pre and Post-Workout Carbohydrates

Photo: Pond5<p>Can’t imagine a world without carbs? Whether it’s the Ketogenic, Dukan or LCHF diet, sometimes it seems like everyone is jumping on the …

The Power Clean | Sets of 3

From the Starting Strength DVD released in 2010. Mark Rippetoe takes lifters of varying size and strength through the Starting Strength method for …

Teaching

The Power Clean | Putting it Together

From the Starting Strength DVD released in 2010. Mark Rippetoe takes lifters of varying size and strength through the Starting Strength method for …

Teaching

3 Perfect Farmer's-Carry Finishers

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Tony Gentilcore, CSCS <b><br>Occupation:</b> Co-founder of Cressey Performance. <b><br>Website:</b> tonygentilcore.com<p>Whether you refer to it as a "death …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

The 15 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Trainers

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The best exercise might be the one you aren't doing. Switching up your usual workout routine will challenge your muscles in new ways and battle boredom, which could make you more motivated to work out in the first place. So if you catch yourself on the …

Exercise

A Big Shiny Guide to African Safaris

There's nothing like your first time -- first time taking a safari, that is. Deciding to do one is easy (yes, a resounding yes), but picking a destination is more difficult -- what with a long list of magnificent countries to choose from. To help, here's a handy overview of when to go, what you'll …

Wildlife

Why You Should ‘Chalk Up’ Before You Lift

Chalk can make the difference between tapping out and going the distance<p>Unless you’re a powerlifter or hardcore bodybuilder or CrossFitter, you probably don’t “chalk up” before you lift. But you should start. That’s because chalk can help you perform better—and more safely—on almost any lift.<p>Chalk …

Workouts

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

How to power clean

The power clean is one of the best movements you can do for power, strength and explosiveness. It’s a bit of a challenge to learn – but it’s no fun …

The Flip Side - Sexy

What’s sexy to you? We take a look at what men and women define as sexy, only this<p>perspective is turned on its head.

Many of us know all too well that low-back pain can be caused by training. The culprit exercises include barbell rows, T-bar rows, squats, deadlifts, seated cable rows, leg raises, Roman-chair situps and seated twists. The source of the pain can be the disks, facet joints or even a muscle strain, ligamentous sprain or tendinitis. […]

Many of us know all too well that low-back pain can be caused by training. The culprit exercises include barbell rows, T-bar rows, squats, deadlifts, …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Make Every Minute Count: 30 Second Stretches

A quick post-run stretching sequence to loosen up your whole body.

72 Hours in Rio de Janeiro

<b>Preface:</b> <i>Recently, on an invitation from our friends at Veuve Clicquot, we ventured 4,800 miles south to Rio de Janerio, or what its Portuguese</i> …

13 Squat Variations to Get You Strong -- Fast!

If you want better hips, butt and thighs, or more athletic strength and power, there's nothing quite like the squat.<p>But let's face it. Planting both feet, tossing a barbell on your back and doing a traditional squat can get either A. boring, or B. intimidating. But there are many different squat …

Skyrocket Your Strength And Muscle Gains In Two Workouts A Week!

Most lifters won't take this claim seriously: You can build PR-worthy strength with only two training days per week. You can roll your eyes all you …

No Equipment Needed For Killer Core Exercise

If you want to increase your gains, consider training from a different angle -- literally. "Running with your body on a slant forces your core …

How To Whistle With Your Fingers [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with your fingers? Today I’ll walk you through the “secrets” to mastering this fun …