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The ultimate morning routine: Get back over 20 hours per week

The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working …

Time Management

Tip: The Oblique Builder

A strong core takes more than just ab training. Give this exercise a shot.<p>The Hanging Leg Raise, Frontal Plane<p>Normally, the hanging leg raise is …

5 Hip Stretches That Will Loosen Up Tight Hip Flexors

Desk jobs and travel don't do our bodies any good. Loosen up with these hip stretches from an elite marathoner and running coach.<p>When it comes to which elements of your stride you can improve, your hips don’t lie. That’s because hip flexors—the muscles that allow flexion at the hip joint—play a …

Get Shredded for Summer With ‘Imposters’ Star Parker Young’s Workouts

Today’s stars are under pressure to not only deliver lines with Academy Award-level bravado, they’ve got to look like action figures and perform like …

Strength Training

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>Walk into any full-size gym and there are more free weights and machines than most people know what to do with. There are kettlebells and resistance bands, battle ropes, and Bosu balls—and that's just the tip of the fitness equipment iceberg. While all this gear can certainly challenge …

Workouts

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

6 Incredible Dumbbell Exercises For Your Butt

What's the one piece of equipment that's guaranteed to be at every gym in every city? Dumbbells. Sure the weights are basic, and expected, but …

Blast Through This Do-Anywhere Workout In 10 Minutes

It doesn't take hours at the gym to see fitness results, so it's about time we stop believing that lie. And some days it really does feel like there …

Exercise

Stretch For More Effective Lifts

Supple muscles are crucial to making the most of your workouts.<p>One of the most important keys to building a strong and muscular physique is maintaining healthy, flexible, and supple muscles. Muscular balance creates greater access and therefore greater development to the muscle belly, says Jen …

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Leg Hip Bridge<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Glutes, Adductors</i><p>Lie faceup with knees bent, feet planted on floor near butt, arms out to sides on floor with palms …

The workout plan to get six-pack abs in 6 weeks

wundervisuals/Getty Images<p>wundervisuals/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 60-75<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most guys, ripped abs are the holy grail of fitness: …

Sculpt Massive Quads With This Simple Leg Day Tweak

You'll build endurance, lose fat, and test your mental toughness<p>One simple adjustment can turn a normal leg workout into a quad massacre.<p>By keeping the knees bent during each move your bodyweight creates tension on the quads throughout the entire circuit, says Andy Speer, creator of The Anarchy Abs …

Workouts

Can You Handle These 4 Fast-Paced Bodyweight Workouts?

If you want to look, feel, and perform better, consistency and variation are essential. That’s why you should borrow movements from different sports …

8-Minute Tabata Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This quick, two-exercise routine will help you get in an effective workout even if you're pressed for time.<p>"You can do anything for 20 seconds." You …

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p>Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p><b>Duration</b> 20-30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It won't kill your pump …

Exercise

This New Spin On Planking Will Completely Carve Up Your Core

Tweak the tried-and-true plank to get your summer six-pack<p>There are tons of abs exercises out there, but one of the best and most natural ways to build the six-pack of your dreams is still the plank.<p>Planks succeed where many other ab exercises fail: They train your entire core, from rectus …

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

Need a quick, kick-ass workout? Use this video of Anna Victoria’s total-body scorcher

Sometimes you’re just craving a truly kick-ass, leave-you-panting workout session—but you might not happen to be near a gym or boutique studio filled …

Exercise

45-Minute Calorie-Torching Tabata Workout

This 45-minute workout is one of our hardest, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's infectious energy will inspire you to push past your limits. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high-intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and 10 seconds of rest …

If Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight, Do This 30-Minute Workout Instead

I know what it's like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you're after. I ran for years and years, and it wasn't until I started CrossFit (and monitored my calorie intake) that I started seeing results — bye-bye, belly fat!<p>Although lifting heavier weights was definitely part of my …

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

Tip: The Right Way to Do Hanging Leg Raises

Great exercise, if you do it correctly. You're probably not.<p>Whether you're hanging from a pull-up bar, have your elbows in those ab straps, or you're …

Been Skipping Workouts? Here's the Right Way to Get Back Into It

There are a lot of reasons someone takes a break from the gym. From injury to travel or wanting to take some time away to reset the body, there's no bad answer here. We all need a break. Even professional athletes have an off-season! But if you're getting back to a fitness routine after spending …

The Best Total-Body Exercises to Try with Every Kind of Resistance Band

Try these do-anywhere moves for a heart-pumping workout, even while traveling.<p>1. Squat with Overhead Press<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Loop a band with handles evenly …

21 Squat Variations So You Never Get Bored

[caption id="attachment_65468" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photos: Daily Burn[/caption]You can tell a lot about someone from how they perform a …

Workouts

The 15-minute HIIT workout to target abs

iStock<p>iStock<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>You can’t get a six-pack quickly, but you can work your way toward one with fairly short workouts—if …

Exercise