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The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

Workouts

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.<p>Here are several examples of "fitness" gone …

Fitness

Tip: Touch 'n Go Deadlifts, EMOM

This deadlift variation is often mistaken for cheating. It's not. Here's why, plus a great workout to try.<p>Touching, Not Bouncing<p>Touch 'n go deadlifts …

Bodybuilding

11 Steps to Help You Crush Your Handstand Goal

Learning how to do a Handstand is an awesome goal for 2018! Talk about a total-body move — Handstands strengthen your upper body and your core, and they challenge your sense of balance. Plus, being upside down is a fun way to get a new perspective on life and lift your mood!<p>Even though Handstands …

Yoga

How To Build A More Enjoyable & Sustainable Diet

Dieting for fat loss can be difficult and almost seem like a never-ending journey, but it certainly doesn’t need to be if you learn how to build an …

Weight Loss

Use Olympic Lifts to Increase Speed and Agility

According to a series of recent posts published online by the NFHS and the NCAA, the vast majority of high school and collegiate athletes are …

Fitness

6 Weighted Abs Exercises for a Shredded Stomach

6-Pack PrimersWe all want to feel great, stay healthy, build muscle and stay lean. Most of us also want to keep our midsection in check. Most people …

Muscle

4 Overlooked Exercises to Get You in Better Shape Today

The biggest reason a guy will stop going to the gym is for 1 of two reasons:<p>He runs out of time.<br>• He gets hurt.<p>The first one is an excuse for someone …

Bodybuilding

This Upper-Body Machine Will Give You a Great Low-Impact Cardio Workout

If you’ve ever been in a gym, you’re familiar with the old faithful cardio machines you can find there. You know the usual suspects: treadmills, …

Exercise

3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength

Warm-up time shouldn't feel like wasted time, so here are three ways to not just warm up, but fire up for greater gains.<p>The "why" of warming up is …

Bodybuilding

HIIT Training For Strength Athletes: Do It Without Losing Gains

Bodybuilders don't like the way cardio burns muscle tissue. But is there a way to use HIIT training to improve your fitness and your …

Exercise

Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

If you've tried and failed to build your calves, kick-start lower-leg growth with these three moves!<p>Calf training is important. These lower-leg …

Bodybuilding

3 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Bench Press

I don’t need to mention the over-glamourized attention that the bench press gets among men at virtually any classic gym. I’ve written plenty of …

Bodybuilding

Leg Day Will Leave You Sore AF If You Do These 42 Exercises

You'll stand a little taller when you feel confident about your strong, sexy legs. When leg day rolls around, these are the absolute most effective exercises you can do.<p>Begin with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and toes pointed slightly outward.<br>• Keeping your weight in your heels, sit …

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You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One

There's no equipment needed for this eight-exercise circuit<p>"Whenever someone asks me for an ab workout, I give them one called Don't Ever Ask Me About Abs Again," says Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Men's Health</i> book <i>Maximus Body,</i> which includes high-intensity workouts to get you ripped fast. Like the name …

Workouts

Protein powder pros and cons: What to know, what to watch out for

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protein powders are expected to be a $7.5 billion industry by 2020, and the products are popular for a wide variety of reasons: Vegetarians might feel that their diets are somewhat lacking, athletes may want to add muscle faster or aim for a competitive edge, and still others might be …

Nutrition

How to Do Pull-Ups the Right Way, According to Personal Trainers

What you're doing wrong—and how to fix it.<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their client sessions and idly asked yourself something like, <i>Dang, I wonder if they ever happen to notice what I'm doing over here</i>? Good news! …

Bodybuilding

4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right

How to Really Target Your Six Pack<p>1 – Cable Crunch<p>With this exercise, we're looking to work the rectus abdominis (that six pack). The main function …

Yoga

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

Yoga

Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.<p>The front squat is a quad …

Bodybuilding

Total Trap Enlargement

Per Bernal<p><i>Alternating Shrug</i><p>As long as you’re training upper traps for that Dwayne Johnson–esque, yoked-out look, it’s a good idea to hit the other …

Bodybuilding

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

10 Ways to Build Abs, Not Just Uncover Them<p>To see your abs, diet plays a big role. Yeah, no crap. Everyone knows that. But a lot of people forget one …

Bodybuilding

Tip: Master the Standing Rollout

Not many people can do it. Too bad, it's one of the best core exercises out there. Here's how to work your way up to it in five steps.<p>The Art of …

Fitness

Build Your Abs With a Barbell

Next Level Core Strength<p>Roll For Abs<p>One of the best exercises to heavily stimulate the rectus abdominis (the "six pack" muscle) is the rollout.<p>During …

Bodybuilding

The Grueling Compound-Exercise Circuit for Serious Strength

Per Bernal<p>Per Bernal<p><b>Duration</b> 6 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Provoking physical change is simple: You impose stress on the body, such as moving weight …

Exercise

How Long Does Food Stay Good When You Meal Prep? Here's a Guide

So you've washed, chopped, boiled, baked, and stored — now how much time do you have before all that hard work goes to waste and your food goes bad? It varies based on how you store it, but let's take a look at the most common meal prepped items that you're planning to store in the</b> …

Eating

5 Reasons Why Women Should Love Weight Training

In the time that I have spent as a personal trainer, over half of my clients have been women. Of those half, I have had to overcome apprehension …

Exercise

Female Fat Loss: 3 Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

When you hear the words “weight loss” or “fat loss,” what are the first images that come to mind?<p>If you're like many women out there who don’t have a …

Weight Loss

Leg Training for Women: The Complete Guide With Workouts

As a contest prep coach and someone passionate about fitness, it’s always great to see women willing to step off the treadmill and begin putting in …

Exercise

6 Female Fitness Myths That Are Preventing You From Being Fit

The world of female fitness is completely cluttered with myths.<p>So many that the chance of an article debunking them all is slim to none.<p>With that …

Muscle