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The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Bodybuilding

6 Kettlebell Moves for a Total-Body Workout

News flash: You don't need an extra-long gym session to get a great workout. In fact, quick bodyweight routines can be super effective at boosting …

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Cooking

Top Thirty Tips to Lose Belly Fat

You’re not alone if you’ve found it hard to lose belly fat. It’s the most stubborn fat you’ve got, and the sad thing as that if you’re like most …

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

11 Workouts For When You REALLY Don't Want to Work Out

Let's be honest: no one want to work out ALL the time. Okay, maybe some of you do (seriously, go you!), but for the vast majority of us, we all have days where we don't even want to get out of bed. Whether you're sick, sore, feeling lazy, in need of a rest day, or just incredibly unmotivated, …

The Best Way to Keep Weight Off

Losing weight is only half the battle — for many people, the bigger challenge is keeping the weight off over the long term. But is there a secret …

Fitness

Fitness & Workouts

Bodyweight Exercises Chart - detailed chart with illustrations showing possible bodyweight exercises for use with a fitness plan or total body …

How to Do a Burpee (the Right Way)

Burpees have a reputation for a reason. They're one of the most effective—and crazy challenging—exercises out there. And fitness buffs everywhere …

Fitness

Rookie Mistakes: The Deadlift

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

3 ways you're working out wrong

There were two lat-pulldown stations positioned next to each other in this gym I belonged to many years ago. On one of them was an older woman who was lifting, if memory serves, 10 pounds. I can only assume that she misread the name of the exercise and thought it was a lap pulldown, because that’s …

20 Muscle-Building Bar Exercises that are Insanely Effective

They don't call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

14 Easy Yoga Positions That'll Help You Lose Weight Quickly

Yoga, the complete exercise.<p>Yoga is seen globally as a physical fitness solution but in India its much more than that. It’s a tool for spiritual …

Yoga

The Most Effective Abs and Quads Workout You’ll Ever Do

It’s also the most efficient, clocking in at 15 minutes<p>Less is more when it comes to building muscle and burning fat.<p>Take this abs and quad workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, shown in the video above. It’s 15 minutes long and boasts one move, the dumbbell lunge. It’s really that …

10 HIIT workouts to get you shredded for summer

Burpee finisher<p><b>Directions</b><p>Complete the following circuit four times, resting 1 minute after the burpees in each round.<p><b>Pull-Ups</b><p>Keep full range of …

I Used Anna Victoria's Fit Body Guides for 6 Weeks

There are tons of trainers on Instagram, but Anna Victoria stood out to me right away because of her approachable take on shifting into a healthier lifestyle. And her ab situation didn't hurt, either. Victoria's own journey started after <i>six years</i> of eating fast food three times a day. Yep: Every. …

7 Ways to Do the Farmer’s Walk

The loaded carry may be the simplest, safest exercise for a bigger stronger you. Here are 7 variations to try<p>Dan John discovered loaded carries by accident. It was 2001, and the strength coach was sidelined by injury.<p>So he did farmer’s walks because he wanted to feel like he was still training. But …

Common Exercises Most People Do Wrong

Fix your form on these exercises, and you’ll be able to do almost anything better<p>There were two lat-pulldown stations positioned next to each other in this gym I belonged to many years ago. On one of them was an older woman who was lifting, if memory serves, 10 pounds. I can only assume that she …

10 Things No One Tells You About Running on the Beach

Sandy shoes—forever.<p>Running on the beach sounds kind of magical in theory, but in reality it’s like bootcamp times a thousand. While it <i>is</i> a hell of workout, our jog on the sand never seems to turn out like the sexy workout gear commercial we imagine.<p>Here are a few harsh truths no one tells you …

Why We Get Running Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

Warm weather is on its way across the country — really, it is, I promise — and so are spring marathons, meaning that many people soon will begin a new or augmented running program. Many also will wind up sidelined by injury. But a new study suggests that being light on your feet could keep most …

The 10 Worst Things You’re Doing for Your Muscles

3) Not Warming Up<p>Generations of gym teachers and track coaches gave stretching a bad name by having us push against walls or pull one heal to our …

5 No-Gym Tricks for a Flat Belly

Well, here’s the great news: You can get a lot closer to ripped, cut and shredded without actually going through the agony of spending hours in the …

Fitness

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

Strength Training for Runners

It's easy to overlook strength training for runners. The notion that strength-focused exercises will bulk you up and slow you down or take time away …

Exercise

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

20 Tips To Speed Up Your Metabolism

A fast metabolism is key to maintaining good health. Try these 20 tips for speeding up your metabolism.

Metabolism

14 Tips to Make Getting Ripped Easier

Focus on split routines and steady-state cardio<p>As mentioned, exercise is only 15 percent of the equation, according to Nelson. Still, you want to be …

Exercise