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Here's What You Need To Know About Counting Net Carbs To Lose Weight

It's a strategy popularized by the Atkins plan.<p>If you've ever followed a low-carb diet to lose weight, you know that many require you to count the grams of carbohydrates you consume every day. For example, plans like the Atkins 20 require you to aim for an average of 20 grams of net carbs per day …


How Age Affects Workout Recovery

For many men and women of all ages, a daily or weekly workout routine is one of the few escapes from everyday life, not to mention an opportunity for …


Tip: Does Music Really Help You Train Harder?

We all think it does, but what does science say? And does the type of training you're doing change things? Info here.<p>For most lifters, putting in ear …


Floor Press vs Bench Press - Which One Should You Be Doing?

The bench press and floor press are two popular upper body pressing movements to develop serious strength and muscle. In this article, we wanted to …

Weight Training

Roll Over: The 7 Best Foam Rollers for Post-Workout Recovery

Foam rollers were once reserved for pro athletes and fitness freaks, but have recently become a workout essential for people at all levels. By …




How To Overhead Press: A Beginner's Guide

The overhead press is a challenging exercise that should be a foundational lift in any upper-body routine. However, most beginners—and a surprising …


The Beginner Pull Up Program: Hanging and Shoulder Activation

Hanging does for your shoulders what deep squats do for your hips.Photo by Bev Childress <b>The Beginner Pull Up Program is designed to help you achieve</b> …

Bodyweight Exercise

Finishing Strong: The Ultimate 8 Week Workout for Advanced Lifters

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>6<p>Time Per Workout60-75 …


Tip: Unilateral vs. Bilateral Training

Which is better? Here are the facts.<p>Which One Is Better?<p>For over a decade now, fitness pros have been arguing about unilateral and bilateral …


6 Ways to Get Hooked on Exercising

We all know how important exercising is for our health, but for some of us, maintaining a consistent fitness routine can be elusive. One key to …


This Is the Best Exercise to Flatten Your Belly, According to Science

If belly pooch is your biggest enemy when it comes to weight loss, you’re certainly not alone. While it would be great to just wave a magic wand and …

Weight Loss

The Triceps Workout “Master Tip” (EVERY EXERCISE!)


How to Build Your Rear Delts (NOT REVERSE FLYS!)


The Official Deadlift Checklist (AVOID MISTAKES!)


The Biceps Workout “Master Tip” (FASTER GAINS!)


Fix Your Shoulder Pain (BENCH PRESS!)


How to Fix “Low Back” Pain (INSTANTLY!)


The best high-intensity lower-body workout

High-intensity workouts are paramount to building muscle—but the exercises you pick are also super-important. Sure, squats, deads, and presses are …


This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Hold a Plank to Flatten Your Belly

Finally! The six-pack you’ve always dreamed of is only a plank (or two!) away. You’ve even mastered the plank upgrades that can reshape your body. …


Preventing Back Pain: 6 Tips to Promoting a Healthy Spine

There are many reasons that someone’s back can be out of whack in the gym, causing chronic pain or acute injuries.<p>In some cases, it could come down …


Exactly How To Do A Bench Press (The Right Way)

Finally master the ultimate upper-body strengthener.<p>Everyone is familiar with the classic bench press, but actually giving it a go can be pretty intimidating. The key to pulling off this basic (not to mention, crazy-effective) move is proper form. Not sure what that looks like? Don't worry, we've …

Women's Health

The best home gym equipment

We Brits love a good gym membership. In fact, we love them so much that we waste an estimated £558 million every year on memberships we don't actually use.<p>Poor, neglected gyms. It's not like they're no good: for those who thrive off the social aspect of a workout, or want to avoid benching 100kg …


6 More Hypertrophy Tips for the Long Limbed Lifter

You should aim to keep things as simple as possible to go from tall and scrawny to big and jacked. Welcome back. In my first article, Hypertrophy for …


Tip: To Get Lean, Destroy Your Setbacks

Lose that last 10 pounds of fat. Identify exactly what's holding you back and devise a strategy. Here's how.<p>From Relatively Lean to Exceptionally Lean<p>…

Weight Loss

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>No time, no equipment, no problem! Try at-home core and bodyweight workout videos on Cody. Explore a range of heart-healthy bodyweight workouts, HIIT</i> …


How You Can Approach Your Open Water Fears As A Swimmer

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam <i>Courtesy of Original Watermen, a SwimSwam partner.</i>The world of open water has exploded over the past decade with the open …


How to Choose the Best Protein Powder for You

Shares 2.5K<p>Walk up and down the aisles of any major supplement store, and you’re bound to feel overwhelmed by the variety of protein powder …


Training Tips To Match Your Body Type

Are you an ectomorph, endomorph, or mesomorph? The type of body you were born with can have a big impact on how effective your workout will be. …