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9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up a serious sweat as you do it).

Far too many people associate stability balls with boring crunches, goofy stretches and childlike bouncing, but this …


What Parents Need to Know About Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Knee aches and pains are expected in an athlete’s training, but how does an athlete or parent know if the pain is a normal part of conditioning or if


The Best New Workout Songs Above 140 BPM

Corbis ImagesWhen building a playlist, people often start with club music. Since it's engineered to get you moving on the dancefloor, the thought is …


Train Like a Gymnast: Bodyweight Skills, Strength, and Flexibility

The fourth 12-week cycle of Breaking Muscle gymnastics workouts increase your strength and flexibility while boosting muscular endurance. Week 1Day …


Rethink Your Flexibility: The Many Benefits Of Yoga!

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5 Training Techniques for Greater Athleticism

Phenom athletes like Adrian Peterson (our October 2008 cover model) and Olympic legend Michael Phelps employ all the tricks of the trade when it …


When Lifting Big, Train Around the Injuries

Question: I'm hurt. How can I still make progress? —Mike T., VIA FACEBOOK

Answer: The trick to dealing with any training injury is to work as hard as …


The 2015 Spring Product Guide: Pre-Workout Supplements

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to start looking good, and everything else that comes with it, using our 2015 Spring Product Guide as the …


7 Tips To Rekindle Your Fitness Relationship

You know how on Facebook you sometimes see "it's complicated" under relationship status? That's how fitness is for many people.

It's as if, somewhere …

9 Beginner Muscle-Building Tips From Elite Athletes

If you're thinking about packing on some size or have recently embarked on a muscle-building journey, heed these 9 simple tips from the athletes of …

Healthy Eating

Taking the First Step With Fitness

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When priorities shift, motivation wanes, and life just…happens…fitness is often the first thing to go. We’ve all had to start over, …


The Best Light Dinners For After a Late Workout

After breaking down your muscles during a weight-training workout, they need the right kind of food for recovery — and that means adequate protein, …


MHP Coach's Corner: Dumbbell Olympic Lift Variations

CrossFit Coach Bill Shockley will increase your arsenal of Olympic lifting variations without the need of a barbell.

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Why Your Diet Can Make You Bloated (Even With Good Nutrition)

As a contest prep coach and figure competitor, I’m seeing more and more competitors walk around in a constant state of bloat, as well as hearing more …


The Amount of Protein in These Foods May Surprise You


34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. Here, we're talking about the kind that you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with great alcoholic drinks too). Whether you need a breakfast you can eat while commuting, a post-workout snack to hold you until dinner, or a scrumptious yet …


The Sneaky Whey to Add Protein for a Healthy Diet

Every Greek yogurt lover knows the drill: Before diving in, you have to slowly peel back the top, careful not to splatter the liquid all over your …


Master This Move: Hang Power Snatch

Corbis ImagesLet’s call a spade a spade: This exercise is badass. To hoist weight from the ground and throw it up and overhead, like the Hang Power …


An Upper-Body Workout for Sculpted, Sexy Shoulders

An Upper-Body Workout for Sculpted, Sexy Shoulders Summer is all about tank tops, strapless maxi dresses, and halter bikinis, which means that by the …


A Hop, Skip and a Jump: Four Plyometrics to Build Speed and Power - WSJ

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Kevin Diedrich, bar manager at BDK Restaurant & Bar in San Francisco, does lateral moves with an aerobics step at Active Fitness gym. Photo: Peter Earl McCollough for The Wall Street Journal

Jump around more at the gym and you can build speed and power. …


3 Signs Your "Healthy Diet" Is Making You Unhealthy

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16 DIY Projects to Give Coffee Grounds New Life

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Few people need to be convinced that coffee has its benefits — just ask the 54 percent of American adults who drink the stuff every day. …


Your Run Burned How Many Calories?

Whether you run on a treadmill and glance at the display, or keep track of your run outside with a GPS, you understand that it's nice to know how …


Sparring 101: When, Why, and How to Take a Hit

Other than a couple of minor scraps in high school and college, I had never been in a fight prior to studying martial arts. Getting hit wasn’t …

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Would You Run Twice in One Day?

One of the biggest advantages to morning workouts is that you get them out of the way first thing. But that mindset—treating exercise as a chore on a …


The No-Frills Shoulder Workout

Duration 30 min

Exercises 4

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“Press at all costs” has been the name of the playbook for boulder shoulders for as long as men have lifted …


Cooked vs. Raw: Which Veggies Are Healthier For You?