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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 …

Exercise

This core workout takes as much time as one hit of a snooze button

Workouts are fun when they start and end to the beats of Beyoncé, include props like ballet barres, balls and weights, and have instructors that …

Exercise

5 Ways to Hack Your Workout for Faster Fat Loss

If you’re consistently hitting the weight rack and scheduling cardio kickboxing classes at your local gym, you’re already on your way to losing your …

Nutrition

This 15-Minute Double Kettlebell Workout Will Sculpt Your Bod Fast

That's right, two kettlebells.<p>If you're always cranking out workouts with dumbbells in hand, it may be time to give kettlebells a try. Why? The two types of weights actually work your bod differently.<p>Dumbbells and barbells center the weight in your hand, but k-bells have an offset center of mass, …

Workouts

Decline Crunches Vs. Decline Sit-Ups

Your abdominal muscles are very resistant to fatigue, according to Dr. Len Kravitz of the University of New Mexico. They are used constantly …

Workouts

The super-common thoughts most people have during their first marathon

The first time you set out to run 26.2 miles—in a sea of other willing humans, all collectively striving to do the same—will undoubtedly change your …

Marathons

How to nail the plank and push-up to get your summer abs and arms

The plank is a simple exercise that can be done anywhere at anytime, but its benefits are countless.<p>Planks can not only help sculpt your waistline, …

Workouts

10 HIIT Workouts to Get You Shredded for Summer

2. Jump Rope Interval Workout<p><b>Directions</b><p>Complete the following circuit four times, resting 1 minute after jumping rope in each round.<p><b>1. Mountain</b> …

Workouts

How to recover more quickly from a workout

Last night, you went to the gym, broke a good sweat and set some personal bests.<p>This morning, you can hardly move.<p>It’s a problem, and while you can’t …

Exercise

Do You Get Leg Strength From Jogging?

Jogging, like any aerobic activity, helps build cardiovascular fitness. Running also will help build strength in the leg muscles, especially for new …

Exercise

Yes, Wide-Grip Push-Ups Are Very Different from Regular Push-Ups

Not all push-ups are created equal.<p>When a trainer says "drop and give me 20," how often do you notice where you place your hands? There's a solid …

Workouts

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long<p>Pixabay.com<p>The question of how to lose weight this summer might be a bit …

Nutrition

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 …

Workouts

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

These are the 8 most-popular styles of yoga—explained

Peace and relaxation are just two benefits of yoga: It can elevate self esteem, improve cardiovascular health, and ease lower back pain, too. And …

Yoga

The 5 Best Ab Wheels

On days when the gym feels like a world away, an ab wheel is the type of exercise equipment that can help you get a workout any time, any place, or …

Exercise

Challenge Your Core With This Advanced Plank Variation From Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes

Celebrity trainer Kira Stokes loves making fitness more fun. The New York City–based certified trainer, fitness instructor, and creator of the Stoked …

Workouts

This Is How Brie Larson Mastered a Pull-Up — According to Her Trainer

When it comes to working out to get into fighting shape, Brie Larson, who is currently filming <b>Captain Marvel</b> and is in postproduction on a new movie in the Avengers franchise, is no joke. She looks for movements that sculpt and strengthen her entire body and almost nothing competes to being able to …

Workouts

The Best Yoga Pose For Your Posture Is All About Bringing Awareness To Your Body

Remember all those times your mom badgered you to sit up straight and tall so you'd have perfectly proper posture? Though you might've dramatically …

Yoga

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Exercise

This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Workouts

Focus on Your Positive Thoughts and They Will Grow

Unfortunately, there’s a lot of negativity in the world. If we’re not careful, our thoughts can easily become fixated on everything that’s going …

Happiness

What Really Makes People Happy?

Our fascination with "happiness" and what it really means<p>A few months ago, a new course at Yale opened up for enrollment. But this wasn’t just any …

Mental Health

Workouts & Training Used by MMA Fighters

Mixed martial arts — commonly referred to as MMA — is a full-contact combat sport combining the disciplines of various martial arts. The nature of …

Martial Arts

Working out for this surprisingly short time period each week might boost happiness

The relationship between working out and lowered depression and anxiety is not exactly breaking news: Ample research supports the idea that sweating …

Happiness

The Science Behind How Running Elevates Our Lives

As humans, we often have to struggle between our desire for instant gratification (that thing is there right now! And I want it!) and the adage that “good things come to those who wait.” We may know intellectually that if we don’t spend five bucks on a cup of coffee today, we could save for an …

National Academy of Sciences

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

Yoga

​The Hidden Weakness That’s Holding Back Your Deadlift

​Here’s how to fix it<p>I have all the guys I train deadlift, whether they’re NFL pros training to reach the Super Bowl, Special Forces soldiers preparing to execute operations in a war zone, or average guys trying to look better with their shirt off. The move adds an insane amount of muscle and …

Workouts

This 10-Minute Z-Press Challenge Will Shred Your Abs

The overlooked Z-Press adds muscle to your upper body and core<p>The Z-Press is one of the most effective yet overlooked upper body exercises.<p>It’s simple: an overhead barbell press done sitting on the floor.<p>By taking your lower body out of the equation, you’re forced to rely on your upper body and …

Special Forces