Jon Nikcevich

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The 5 Best Stories I’ve Read This Week: Jess Eggert, Flipboard

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

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Audiophilia Forever: An Expensive New Year’s Shopping Guide

Here are some of the most beautiful recorded musical sounds that I have heard in the past few weeks: the matched horns and clarinet, very soft, in Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo,” recorded in 1950; Buddy Holly, in his just-hatched-this-morning voice, singing “Everyday,” recorded in 1957; the London …

Audiophile

Why a massage ball might the best piece of workout equipment you’re not using

Three years into her career, master SoulCycle instructor Charlee Atkins was teaching up to four classes a day at the boutique spin studio. When the …

How Strong Is Your Squat? Try This Trainer-Backed Test

[caption id="attachment_63728" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Courtesy of the American Council on Exercise</i>[/caption]On paper, the squat is as …

Workouts

Kettlebell Kings Presents: Kettlebell Warm Up Flow

5 Beginner Yoga Poses for Open Shoulders

Shoulders - one of the largest & most ignored joints in the body. These beginner yoga poses for open shoulders will help maintain strength …

Can Lonzo Ball's Jumper Make It in the NBA?

The dirt hill had to go first. The mound of rolling terrain was a waste of real estate, let alone apt for a mad scientist's backyard basketball …

Luke Walton

This 10-minute, ballet-inspired workout will *seriously* tone your lower body

Don’t have an hour (or even a half) to exercise? No, er, sweat. It’s totally possible to get in a good workout in as little as 10 minutes. The key is …

New York City

Tip: 4 Foam Roller Drills For Heavy Pressers

These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.<p>Have you ever sat on the toilet and struggled to wipe your ass? Do you …

Pain

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

The Pullover, Reinvented<p>Pullovers Work Damn Near Everything<p>Pullovers are one of the most underrated exercises. Besides improving stability and …

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Yoga

Here’s Why Your Neck and Shoulders Sometimes Hurt After a Run

Running is a sport that uses your legs. That's pretty obvious. So when I was training for my last half-marathon and started noticing that my …

Yoga

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Here's what you need to know...<p>Getting good at the core lifts will have a huge carryover into everything else. Start light, progress slowly, and …

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And now you can get the benefits of …

Exercise

Jumping Is the Routine Your Workout Is Missing

Weight training alone isn't good enough.<p>Want to get stronger and faster? Then add jumps to your workout routine with plyometrics, or "plyos," if you're cool. Plyometrics are lightning-quick movements done with just your bodyweight—or very light weights—to strengthen up in ways that weight training …

Exercise

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

2 Simple Stretches to Combat Neck and Shoulder Congestion

<b>The neck and shoulders are the most often requested body areas to open in my yoga classes. They are also both easily injured.</b> In this sequence, I …

Yoga

The Top 10 Weighted Carry Exercises

Loaded Carry Progressions<p>Building A Strong Base<p>Carrying exercises are awesome for true core development. They also act on the body in "global" ways …

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.<p>When Half of Your Butt Won't Work<p>If …

Yoga

The 5 Ab Exercises You're Doing Wrong

...And How to Do Them Right<p>Abs are revealed in the kitchen, but they're built and strengthened in the gym. You can't uncover what's not there. And …

A guide to the best free online workouts

It's easy to get discouraged by the boutique fitness craze with $25 per class fees and the weekly chore of sitting by your computer to reserve a spot in that popular spin class that always sells out. It's often tempting to just skip it, so we rounded up our favorite free online workouts that you …

Living Rooms

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

Tip: Master the Behind-the-Neck Push Press

This safer way of pressing behind the neck is also a powerful shoulder builder. Check it out in action here.<p>An underused tool for hitting the rear …

Rotation Training for Athletes & Lifters

The 7th Functional Movement Pattern<p>The 7th Movement Pattern<p>Rotation is actually NOT one of the 6 foundational movement patterns (squat, hinge, lunge, …

6 Power Exercises Help You Pick up the Pace

No matter your goal, plyometrics should be part of your training arsenal.<p>Explosive dynamic moves that incorporate jumping and bounding as well as quick changes in direction and speed help you develop the elastic tissue components needed to maximize efficiency and power. “When you do plyometrics, …

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Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

​Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do on Vacation | Men’s Health

A major benefit for using bands is their ability to transport easily. They roll up so small that it's easy to take multiple sizes with you wherever you go, and are trainer Sean Garner's go-to exercise tool of choice when traveling.<p><b>Directions:</b> Go though the entire circuit below—and in the video …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

This simple stretch is your DIY way to relieve back pain

Flossing your nerves? If it sounds like a stretch, well, it is. An exercise you can subtly do at your desk, where most of us are marooned these days, …

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