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This Trainer Says These 10 Easy At-Home Exercises Will Get You Toned Abs

Fitness professionals will tell you that abs are made in the kitchen, which is... totally true. You have to eat clean to remove subcutaneous fat and reveal the muscles below, but did you know that abs can be also be built in your living room? If you're not working out your core, you won't get that …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

These Goofy Strength Moves Will Get You Serious Results

<i>These simple stregth movements are a little bit funky looking, but are easy to fit into your routine and will benefit you in the long run.</i><p>Fire …

Workouts

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

7 Tips on How to Shoot Fantastic Fireworks Photos on the Fourth of July

It’s that time of year when everyone is searching for tips on how to shoot amazing fireworks photos on the Fourth of July. For some great advice on …

How to Photograph Fireworks in 3 Easy Steps

With Fourth of July celebrations nearly upon us here in the United States, that means fireworks displays from coast to coast.That also means tons of …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Have Before Breakfast To Blast Belly Fat

Eating protein-packed foods and combining cardio with strength-training exercises are two ways to help blast belly fat — but you can actually drink …

Nutrition

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

The 15-minute Dumbbell Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in every guy’s life, finding workout time becomes problematic. It doesn’t matter if you’re a former bodybuilder or a master of time …

Get the "Most Bang For Your Buck" With This Trainer's Top 10 Exercises For Strength

Why do you work out? Some do it for fun, others for stress relief, some are looking to make a major transformation, and others simply want to look and feel stronger. If you fall into the last category and are looking to get stronger, personal trainer Rob Allen has shared his top 10 exercises to do …

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

Exercise

These are the 6 best foods and drinks to eat after a workout

There are a lot of things that can make or break your fitness goals: the right workout, gear, playlist, and gym buddy, to name just a few. But one thing that could be sabotaging your results without your even realizing it is what you eat after a workout.<p>It may seem counterintuitive to put calories …

7 pain-for-gain exercises for mountain bikers

Get stronger and more explosive out on the trails with these strength exercises – including a step-by-step guide on how to do them correctly.<p>Riding a …

Workouts

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Workouts

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Rafael Nadal

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

Drawing

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Exercise

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

Don't Be Fooled by Low-Impact: These 10 Workouts Incinerate Calories

Injured? Just trying to give your joints a rest? You can still get an incredible workout in! No jumping, no plyo, no pounding the ground — just a great muscle burn (and some serious cardio, if you want!). The best part — it's all low-impact. Let's do this!

iPhone Photography Tips: 5 Tricks to Master Landscapes With Your iPhone

I enjoy shooting landscapes, so many of the tips I'm sharing with you here cross over from what I use with my Nikon D850 when I'm out looking for …

A 30-Minute Walk-Run Treadmill Workout That Anybody Can Do, Especially Beginners

If getting better at running is one of your goals but you're still new to the game, incorporating more walk-run workouts into your routine will help you build up the endurance and strength needed to run a whole mile without stopping. Luckily, Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach and …

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

Yoga

The Grand Tetons might be the most beautiful place in America

Between the jagged mountains, the beautiful landscape, and the incredible wildlife, the Grand Teton National Park might be the most beautiful place …

3 Rotation Exercises to Prep Your Torso and Protect Your Back For Winter Riding

<b>The resorts might not be open yet, but snow is already on the ground across the high country in the Rockies and westward.</b>This means it’s time to dust …