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10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

Take the Tests, Identify Weaknesses, and Get Better<p>Focus on what you need to do, not necessarily on what you want to do. That's the secret to …

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

Pull Better, Pull Heavier, and Pull Safer<p>1. Perform the "Shin Box" Before Lifting<p>Many of us spend an inordinate amount of time sitting in front of a …

Breathing Techniques for Greater Health and Fitness

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Two years ago, I interviewed Patrick McKeown about the benefits of the Buteyko Breathing Method — a powerful approach for reversing …

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.<p>Your nervous system controls your muscles. Problem is, many of us …

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

My lungs screamed, my muscles burned, and I was, quite literally, seeing black spots dance before my eyes like some lame Windows screensaver from …

10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

Here's what you need to know...<p>Lifting weights allows you to overcome your genetic constraints.<br>• Contrary to what non-training people think, a great …

The Set / Rep Bible

How to use the 24-50 Principle to achieve your goals!<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Whether you want maximal strength, hypertrophy, or fat loss, the …

4 Sleep Strategies for Athletes

Here's what you need to know...<p>Athletes who sleep less than 8 hours a night have 1.7 times greater risk of getting injured.<br>• Getting inadequate sleep …

7 Cardinal Rules For Carbs: How To Pack On Mass WITHOUT Getting FAT

Do you “walk past a carb” and get fat?<p>It seems that way sometimes doesn’t it?<p>Yet, there are many men and women that can literally eat anything and …

How important is psychological stress for your gains?

<b>How Important is Psychological Stress for Your Gains?</b><br>By Fredrik Tonstad Vårvik<p>We know a lot about the physiological part of training, nutrition and …

Sex, Lifting, and Sports Performance

How Does Naked-Time Affect Your Workouts?<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Many people believe that sex decreases performance in the gym and in sports. …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

17 Ways You're Drinking Your Tea Wrong

Spoiler alert: Milk first, tea second.

12 Rules of Exercise

Just because some, “trainers”, use the words, “anatomical”, and, “it’s physiology”, doesn’t mean they have the slightest clue what they’re talking …

9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

Here's what you need to know...<p>Couples who work out are physically congruent. It matters.<br>• Sex, of course, is better for couples that work out.<br>• Food is …

'Game of Thrones meets Eve Online' in New MMO Crowfall

Already raised $160,000.<p>ArtCraft Entertainment has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new MMO Crowfall, which it describes as being "like Game …

New MMO Crowfall Hits $800K Kickstarter Target in Under 4 Days

Stretch goals announced.<p>Fresh MMO Crowfall has managed to hit its Kickstarter target of $800,000 in under four days, currently sitting on $803, …

Saunas protect middle-aged men against heart attacks

Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna can actually prolong life for middle-aged men<p>The Finns describe them as the ‘poor man’s pharmacy’ and now researchers have proved that saunas are indeed beneficial to health.<p>Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna does more than work up …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

Striving For Excellence (Bodybuilding Motivation MNX 2014)

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

The way most students study makes no sense.<p>That's the conclusion of Washington University in St. Louis psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel — who've spent a combined 80 years studying learning and memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book <i>Make It</i> …

Intermittent Fasting May Be the Key to Healthy Weight

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Intermittent fasting can provide many important health benefits, from improving your insulin/leptin sensitivity to helping your body …

Five Fabulous Fitness Wearables that Were Successfully Crowdfunded

Today many many startups look to crowdfunding as a source of financing. According to Score.org, a nonprofit organization which mentors small businesses, crowdfunding has increased 18-fold since 2009 and now tops $10 billion. The fitness industry is no exception. Below are five successfully funded …

15 Ways to Foam Roll

Self-myofascial release: No doctor required!<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Make injury-prone muscles more resilient with self-myofascial release.<br>• Foam …

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles

It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In …

The Best Grips for the Big Lifts

Here's what you need to know...<p>Using a false (open hand) grip when benching makes you stronger and reduces shoulder strain.<br>• In the military press, the …

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>Powerlifters know their stuff. But sometimes non-powerlifters follow their advice to their detriment.<br>• Powerlifters …