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History Lesson: The Final Days of General Patton

Everything you always wanted to know about a true legend.The commander of the U.S. Third Army, General George S. Patton, Jr., took no great pleasure …

Military

Hardwood vs. engineered flooring? Granite vs. quartz? The answer might surprise you.

We are in love with nature — but also with technology — so which is better when you build or remodel a home? Natural products such as wood or wool? Or a ­man-made substitute, such as laminate or nylon? To answer this question, I consulted dozens of design and DIY websites and checked in with my …

Home Improvement

What Is the 100 Pushups Challenge And Should You Try It?

Your arms will be jacked.<p>The 100 Pushups Challenge is exactly what it sounds like: a challenge to build your strength and stamina to the point where you can do 100 pushups in a row. There’s even a Hundred Pushups Training Program to help you get there in less than two months (and it's totally free).<p>…

Workouts

Russian Router Malware Just Got Much Worse: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

Wi-Fi

A Short Workout For The Long Head Of Your Biceps

It doesn't take long to build the long head of your biceps. Show off those guns with this quick and effective biceps-building workout!<p>When you first …

Save Your Back With Dumbbell Deadlifts

Variety is the spice of life, and when it comes to preserving your back, it should be the bread and butter of life, too. Swap out some of those …

Ask The Ageless Lifter: How Should I Train The Squat?

Is your approach to leg training fending off Father Time, or hastening the end of your lifting life? Here's what every older lifter needs to know …

Ask The Muscle Doc: Is Training To Failure Necessary?

Are you an every-set-to-failure lifter? Or one who never even gets close? Here's how to optimize your sets to end at the right time for maximum …

Exercise

Logan Franklin's Joint-Friendly Chest Workout

You can't grow your pecs if your shoulders are screaming in pain. That's why MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Logan Franklin attacks his pecs, not his …

Workouts

A Short Workout for Your Triceps Long Head

If you want bigger arms, you need to train the bigger muscles. Give your arms the extra pump they need by putting your triceps long head through this …

Workouts

Webmail wars: Why Google and Microsoft are doubling down on their free email services and apps

Google and Microsoft both announced updates to their email services and apps recently, offering up a new crop of features and fresh designs. For …

Cable Exercises & Exercise Guides | Bodybuilding.com

Muscle Targeted: Abdominals<p>Equipment Type: Cable<p>Muscle Targeted: Chest<p>Equipment Type: Cable<p>Muscle Targeted: Lats<p>Equipment Type: Cable<p>Muscle Targeted: …

Lawrence Ballenger's Monster Chest Workout

Six moves in a row will pummel your pecs like Floyd Mayweather did to McGregor in the ninth. No let up, just a barrage of beatdowns until your chest …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

This Is How Often Simone De La Rue Says You Should Do Cardio For Weight Loss

The game of weight loss looks different for everyone, but there are a few constants that remain pretty similar across the board. One thing we know we need to get closer to weight loss is exercise, including cardio. We talked to celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, who was one of the headlining …

Exercise

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Exercises to Strengthen the Paraspinal Muscles

Your paraspinal muscles run next to your spine to support it. You have numerous small, individual paraspinal muscles that help control movements …

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 …

Dip Machine | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Sit securely in a dip machine, select the weight and firmly grasp the handles.<br>• Now keep your elbows in at your sides in order to place emphasis on the …

Oblique Crunches | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Lie flat on the floor with your lower back pressed to the ground. For this exercise, you will need to put one hand beside your head and the other to …

Barbell Hack Squat | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Stand up straight while holding a barbell behind you at arms length and your feet at shoulder width. <b>Tip:</b> A shoulder width grip is best with the palms …

Cocoons | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Begin by lying on your back on the ground. Your legs should be straight and your arms extended behind your head. This will be your starting …

Mountain Climbers | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Begin in a pushup position, with your weight supported by your hands and toes. Flexing the knee and hip, bring one leg until the knee is …

Reverse Crunch | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Lie down on the floor with your legs fully extended and arms to the side of your torso with the palms on the floor. Your arms should be stationary …

Machine-Assisted Pull-Up | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Use an assisted pull-up machine or securely attach a heavy-duty band to a pull-up station, securing it around just one knee. The tension should be …

Pallof Press With Rotation | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Connect a standard handle to a tower, and position the cable to shoulder height.<br>• With your side to the cable, grab the handle with one hand and step …

Overhead Cable Curl | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• To begin, set a weight that is comfortable on each side of the pulley machine. <b>Note:</b> Make sure that the amount of weight selected is the same on each …