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Tip: The Missing CrossFit Movement

CrossFit workouts hit every fitness quality, but they do fall a bit short in one important area.<p>Photo Credit: Zach Hodge, CrossFit Kingsboro<p>There are …

CrossFit

Camper van sleeps four and hides a clever bathroom

RB Components sells both custom conversion vans—like this one—and DIY van parts<p>The world of conversion vans has been growing by leaps and bounds, with new companies popping up every month. But one trusted name in the camper van business has been around since 2002, providing adventurers with both …

Campervans

11 Extremely Useful Hacks That Will Turn You into a Cleaning God

Finally! You’re actually in the mood for cleaning, you’ve got your gloves on and…you suddenly realize you’ve ran out of a certain cleaning agent… …

Cleaning

This Couple Transformed a Dated Trailer Into a Dreamy Vacation Home on Wheels

Brianne, an RN, and Sean Walker, a firefighter and photographer, are a married couple living in San Diego with their three young children, and they also happen to be wizards when it comes to flipping trailers. Seriously, when you see how the Walkers transformed a "dark and stinky" RV into a bright …

Walking

New ‘Airstream hotel’ coming to Yosemite National Park

Stay in one of 80 iconic silver bullet trailers<p>For many, camping in the great outdoors or a quaint teardrop trailer is the perfect way to get away. But others may prefer to “glamp,” otherwise known as luxury camping, in order to enjoy a few more creature comforts. That’s the idea behind the Santa …

National Parks

Tip: Science Reveals the Best Workout Split

Finally, a study that compares split routines with whole-body routines to show which one leads to more muscle.<p>Most bodybuilders have always used a …

Workouts

How Ultra High Rep (25+) Sets Can Improve Your Strength and Size

<b>One of my favorite bodybuilding strategies involves ultra-high reps for growth: sets of 25, 50, or even 100.</b> I love a challenge, and these …

A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six

Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream Sovereign.<p>The Longneckers were living the American Dream with a large house and plenty of material items, but found themselves wanting more—or rather less. Desire for more …

Off-grid

The Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat

These compound dumbbell moves will burn calories and build muscle—so you can torch belly fat even when you're not working out.<p>Workout myth number …

Linda WOD

The Linda WOD is a Benchmark Girl WOD used in CrossFit workouts to assess an athlete’s progress over time.<p>Description of the Linda WOD<p>For time: …

Workouts

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

Photo: Reshot<p>How much weight do you need to lift to get stronger? A new study suggests it isn’t as much as you think — but more is still better when …

How to Keep Making Gains

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Exercise Variation<p>Muscle Confusion vs. Strategic Variation<p>What's the idea behind muscle confusion? Basically, it's that …

Exercise

Photographer Puts Dogs And Their Owners Side By Side, And The Resemblance Is Uncanny

Like owner, like dog... This saying has never been so true. Why? Just take a look at this fun series created by British photographer Gerrard Gethings …

Photography

Want to Get Stronger? Here's a Year of Free Strongman Workouts

<b>Feats of strength have been the subject of human admiration since the dawn of time.</b> Long before there were deadlift numbers and clean and jerk …

Exercise

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think — Here's How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I'm not talking, like, a six-pack, but just some nice abdominal definition. (You'd think I'd go all out since this is a fantasy version of myself, but IDK. I'm sure there's something to …

High Fiber

21 "Before And After Kids" Memes That Are Hilariously — And Painfully — Real

There's you before kids, and you AFTER kids.

Popular Benchmark WODs (Workouts of the Day) for CrossFitters

1,096 Benchmark Workouts<p>The Best Functional Fitness Workouts<p>GET INSPIRED<p>Get a daily jolt with the latest WODs from below<p>Get a monthly digest of the …

16-Week Powerlifting/Bodybuilding Hybrid Program

Let me make this absolutely clear. I'm not trying to butcher any of the programs that I reference in this article. But also know that this was the …

This Dog Recreated Madonna’s Iconic Photos, And The Attention To Detail Is Unbelievable

Vincent Flouret, a French fashion photographer from Paris, has been working on a project recently that is very close to his heart; it features his …

Music Videos

So You Wanna Be A Powerlifter? Preparing for Meet Day

In our previous episode, we talked about the how and why of peaking and tapering, as well as some generally accepted strategies for doing so. In this …

Stretching

6 CrossFit Movements Every Strength & Power Athlete Should Do

Squats, presses, deadlifts, and the Olympic lifts are often at the forefront of a strength and power athletes. While strength and muscle hypertrophy …

Exercise

Stefi Cohen Breaks Two All-Time World Records, Sets Highest Wilks Score

With the conclusion of this weekend, we can now wave goodbye to one of the most hyped up powerlifting meets of the year, and like always, it did not …

Workouts

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

Beachbody Trainer Shares 3 Weight-Loss "Game Changers" For Maximum Results

Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21 Day Fix and 80 Day Obsession, has helped thousands of people lose weight, get strong, and completely transform their bodies (hers included!). For those people struggling to lose weight, we asked Autumn for advice, and she shared these three …

Fitness

9 Ways to Make Your RV Feel More Like Home

Whether you are a full-time RVer or like to take weekend trips, there are plenty of ways to make the mobile home cozy. See how many things from this …

10 Scientific Reasons You’re Tired After a Good Night’s Sleep

What happens when those eight hours don't take? Doctors explain.<p>We’ve all been there. A solid night’s sleep, and yet you wake up exhausted. “There …

Sleep

These 10 amazing bus conversions put a new spin on mobile living

Nothing is better than jumping in your car and hitting the road in search of an adventure, but what if your home <i>was</i> your car, essentially making …

Living Rooms

17 Dog Babies Dressed Like Human Babies That'll Make You Say, "I'm Their Parent Now"

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Puppies

Meet Kirk, a border collie who loves watching tape of herself winning championships

Feeling good about yourself is a good thing. Taking pride in your work and being able to pat yourself on the back once awhile is healthy and absolutely vital if you plan to make this thing worth all the hassle. Many humans struggle with this concept, but not Kirk, because Kirk is a dog. Kirk isn't …

4 Proven Tactics for Faster Muscle Growth

Strategies That Pay Off Every Single Time<p>Here are four (often unappreciated) tactics that pay off every time in every situation. You can implement …