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5 Training Tips For Bigger Calves

If you’re not doing these things during a calf raise, you’re not maximizing your gains<p>For <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour, the calf struggle is real.<p>Men with calves that sit high up on their lower leg—like Gaddour’s do—have trouble making the muscles appear bigger, no matter how much time …

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Power-Building Workouts for More Muscle and Strength

No one that lifts wants to ever be asked “do you even lift?” -- even if their goals are sport-focused rather than aesthetic. Likewise, nobody wants …

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger.<p>The 4 Reasons You Can't Build Mass<p>Why can’t you …

Caveman Training: 3 Hardcore Workout Routines

A calculated mix of traditional and novel strength and conditioning exercises, Caveman Training is prided on its specificity as much as its …

20-Minute Rainy Day Core Workout

Rainy days have a tendency to turn the most active people into undeniably sluggish, sweatpants-wearing couch potatoes. So, to avoid this …

Your Workouts: Never Be Bored Again

No matter how much you like working out, doing the same split and the same set and rep patterns is boring. Further, doing the same workouts without …

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8 Variations of the Pushup

Try these tough alternatives to the traditional pushup<p>The pushup is probably the first muscle-building exercise most guys ever master, and also the first one they abandon. At some point they discover the bench press, come up off the floor, and never look back. But if you want a truly athletic …

15 Fitness Goals for 2015

From the simple to the sinister, see how you measure up

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

The Ultimate Indoor Rock Climbing Workout

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10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Biomechanics

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

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What are the Best Exercises to Strengthen Wrists?

<i>A:</i><p>Wrist pain is often caused by impingement, an injury that occurs when your radius hits your wrist bones. “It typically happens in people who do a lot of yoga,” says Dr. Kevin Laudner, a kinesiologist at Illinois State University. It’s also a common injury in gymnasts. Being in a position that …

The Outside DIY Training Plan

If you’re in any sort of shape, you can probably jump off the couch and huff your way through a local trail run, obstacle race, or 10K. Of course, there are more effective approaches. Your per­formance will drastically ­improve with a ­training schedule—and it doesn’t have to be complicated. To …

The 20-Minute Body-Weight Strength Workout

Gyms are great for building strength and avoiding injury, but you don't have to throw down $100 a month for that. Instead, do a series of body-weight-resistance exercises that target nearly every muscle, like the following four moves from certified strength and conditioning specialist Paul …

7 Caribbean Islands You've Never Heard Of But Should Visit

Ah the Caribbean. So exquisite, so pristine, so...overrun? True, there are many, many islands in the Caribbean that are worth a visit and many of them happen to have--shall we say--a healthy tourism market. But what if you still want to jet off to those insanely blue waters and don't want to deal …

The Best Places To Ski East Of The Rockies

If you're into skiing or snowboarding, you know the West is where it's at to find North America's longest runs, busiest ski towns and dizzying vertical heights. But getting to Jackson Hole, WY or Whistler, BC isn't always practical or affordable for winter athletes living east of the Rockies.<p>We've …

National Geographic Travelers announces best trips for 2014

National Geographic Traveler Announces Best Trips for 2014<p>Category:<p>News<p>By Kraig Becker | November 22, 2013<p>There may still be more than a month left …

The 10 Best Slopeside Cabin Escapes

Ski-in/ski-out can mean any number of things. Sometimes it's a cookie-cutter condo, miles up a cat road. But at it's best, slopeside lodging means a cozy hideaway that translates to first dibs on a powder day. These are some of our favorites.<p>White Wolf Cabins, Red Mountain, B.C.<p>Rossland B.C., is …

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin