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Workouts & Muscle-Building Exercises

How To Increase Anabolic Hormones Naturally

by Lifestyle and Strength<p>In the past two months I’ve spent a lot of time talking about hormones. More specifically how much our hormonal responses …

Light Weights for Big Gains

Here's what you need to know...<p>New research on the growth of type I and II fibers suggest we may have been selling our slow-twitch fibers short by …

Hypertrophy

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

1. Do intervals and high-intensity training (HIIT)<p>You’ve heard about their benefits—and for good reason. If you’re looking for a surefire way to burn …

How to Build Muscle vs. Strength

Shares 505<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Everyone who goes to the gym regularly has a goal, whether it be to get big, get strong, lose weight, tone up, and so on. But …

Lower Back Pain Relief: 10 Hot Tips

Nearly every single person that will read this post will have suffered from back pain at some stage in their life. It doesn’t matter who you are, you …

Add 100 Pounds to Your Squat

<i>Here's what you need to know...</i><p>• Breathing paused squats could be the hardest, most effective tool in your the toolkit.<p>• By exhaling under a squat, …

Workouts

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

10 exercises that suck

When deciding on whether to add an exercise into your workout, there’s a simple rule to follow: If it makes you look like an idiot, don’t do it.<p>If …

Game of Thrones

New form of carbon said to be strongest material ever found

The strongest known material in the world may have just been dethroned. Researchers from Rice University have calculated the properties of a little-studied form of carbon known as carbyne, and they've determined that it should have a "specific strength surpassing that of any other known material." …

Ultimate Recovery Guide: 6 Keys to Recovery

Geber86 / Getty<p>Too many guys think it’s all about the training. Of course, you can’t look great unless you consistently train hard, but I would never …

Exercise

Infographic: Supplements vs food (eg. how much spinach is equivalent to a magnesium tablet?)

In this infographic, commissioned by UK-based discount retailer SupplementCenter, shows how many Brussels sprouts you need to obtain a dose of 100 …

Nutrition

Best Dynamic Stretching Exercise Before You Workout

Dynamic Stretching is a phenomenal way to warm up your body before exercise. Unlike stretching in place, dynamic stretching takes the body through …

5 Exercises You Are Not Doing That Could Improve Your CrossFit

If you are an avid CrossFitter, you have heard this phrase before: “Constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensities.” CrossFit …

Your Weekend Reading: Money, Lying, and Little Brothers

For the Simmering Mornings<p>Proof that Vladimir Putin is becoming a hipster.<br>• What to ask before you buy a used car.<br>• What happened to Boston's steely reserved, <i>Rolling Stone</i>-haters?<br>• Herein is Jay-Z's 99 problems, in cartoon form.<br>• Recent obits. (No, not actual ones.)<br>• One man's life, in money.<br>• A plea: Stop …

Andy Warhol

CrossFit One World

<b>*******************************************************</b><p><b>Giving everyone an extra day to recover from CrossFit Total deadlifts, so we will do deads</b> …

The Case Against Trap Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>Spending excessive amounts of time and energy targeting the upper traps is like a beginner spending a lot of time on …

Coconut

The Farmer's Walk Cure

Here's what you need to know...<p>If weakness is the disease, the farmer's walk will cure it. It will build muscle, slash fat, and crank up …

Workouts

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

Exercise

The Best Pre- & Post-Workout Foods

Deciding what to eat before and after your workout can be a daunting task. Eating too much food before a workout can make you feel like you're …

Build Explosive Speed

Here's what you need to know...<p>The most successful athletes can harness their strength instantly.<br>• RFD, or Rate of Force Development, is how quickly …

Exercise

Freaky Abs! The Monster Guide To A Shredded Six Pack

<i>Shredded six pack. Freaky abs</i>. Nearly everyone on the planet wants a flat stomach or ripped abs. At times this goal can seem impossible. But if you …

The Ultimate Guide to Eating Paleo [Infographic]

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

How-To's

Rent-A-Racer: Hertz Dream Cars lets you rent an exotic

Hertz has resurrected the spirit of the company's Rent-A-Racer program, albeit on a slightly different level. If that name sounds familiar, it should. Carroll Shelby famously struck a deal with the rental car company back in 1966, and the result was a fleet of Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 for rent. …

Living Lean: How To Stay Ripped And Make Gains 24-7-365

I know for many people the term “lean” is rather general and covers a wide rang of body fat. For some “lean” is 6% and for others lean is 10%.<p>For the …

Fitness

7 Brutal New Upper Body Exercises

Here's what you need to know...<p>If your chest, shoulders, and triceps have stopped responding, switch to new assistance exercises.<br>• The landmine, floor …