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The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

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How to Do a Goblet Squat, From the Man Who Invented the Move

Legendary trainer Dan John explains everything you need to know to get low.<p>A young man doing leg exercises once told me that squats hurt his knees. So I asked him to demonstrate a squat. He tucked his head into his chest like a turtle, brought his knees toward each other, and bowed forward. I told …

3 Ways to Make Any Abs Exercise Harder

These tricks will help you train the most important part of your core that you’re not working<p>Performing a tougher core routine isn’t just about adding seconds to planks or reps to abs wheel rollouts.<p>New science from the Postural Restoration Institute shows that how you breath during core exercises …

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.<p>14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”<p><b>Science Says</b>: In a forthcoming study of fitness …

The Best Cardio Workout for People Who Hate Cardio

It's all about what your body does AFTER you leave the gym.<p><i>This article was written by Alex Zakrzewski and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health.<p>Cardio haters, rejoice. The four-minute calorie-torching wonder known as the Tabata protocol lives up to the hype, according to an Auburn University …

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The Best Dumbbell Exercises to Lose Weight and Shape Your Body

If you want to adopt a weight training exercise routine that you can do at home, getting yourself good dumbbells is one of the best things that you …

Make Your Muscles Burn and Sizzle Fat in 60 Seconds

3 minutes, 3 simple moves, 140 reps<p>This challenge may test your muscular endurance, but it's definitely not a slow burn.<p>This weekend, you’re tasked with performing as many reps as possible in one minute for each of the following moves: the bodyweight squat, the ab tuck, and the pushup.<p>While one …

Meet Olio, the high-end smartwatch that's about to take on Apple

Olio is a higher-end smartwatch that launched its first two collections today. The limited-edition pieces feature "top-of-the-line materials and craftsmanship typically found in high-end Swiss watches," the company states in a release.<p>One of Olio's co-founders, Steve Jacobs, has led product …

GPs should tell their patients to 'go for a walk'

Amid evidence that Britain is now one of the laziest countries in the world, MPs have said GPs should tell their patients to 'go for a walk' and not rely on medical advances to save their lives<p>GPs should tell their patients to “go for a walk” amid evidence that Britain has become one of the laziest …

5 Beginner-Friendly CrossFit Workouts

Photo courtesy of Reebok<p>It’s nearly impossible to talk about fitness trends without CrossFit entering the conversation. This high-intensity type …

Try the Daniel Craig Workout

We’ve combined the best muscle-blasting moves into a workout that’s sure to intimidate the SPECTRE members in your life<p>Daniel Craig brought a muscular edge to the role of James Bond in 2006’s <i>Casino Royale</i>. Then in 2015, he stared in his probable Bond finale, <i>Spectre</i>, and looked as impeccably, …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

It's just so easy.<p>How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's …

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3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

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20 Of The Best Free Online Workout Video Series

Gym memberships can get expensive, classes aren't always convenient and sometimes, you may not know exactly what you're looking for when it comes to …

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.<p>Running is great—but there a tons of guys out there who don't have the time or patience to take to the road and pound pavement.<p>For many, though, running sticks in their fitness repertoire because it burns calories better than just …

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3 Best Exercises for the Vertical Jump

Looking to increase your vertical leap? T.J. Allan of 4QuarterTraining.com has a three-part system to improving your leap--a flexibility component, a …

Effective Muscle and Fitness Tips

An exercise routine that is effectively performed regularly will certainly help with general fitness levels. This will normally involve a variety of …

The 30-Second Exercise You Should Add to Every Workout

Reap the feel-good benefits of a long workout without spending hours at the gym<p>Get your heart racing to put the brakes on a crappy mood. A few short spurts of intense exercise might be the perfect pick-me-up, a recent University of Georgia study suggests.<p>In the study, sedentary women at risk of …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

7 No-Crunch Ab Exercises for Six-Pack Abs

Photo: Pond5<p>Spoiler Alert: Crunches and sit-ups are <i>not</i> the secret to six-pack abs. In fact, repetitive or excessive spinal flexion (e.g. bending your …

3 Yoga Poses You're Probably Doing Wrong

Required reading before your next "Namaste" session<p>Yeah, yoga may seem all zen and flowy, with the oms and the deep breaths and whatnot, but #realtalk? It's seriously hard—which is why you're bound to make a couple mistakes here and there (and we're not just talking about these 7 biggest mistakes …

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The Kettlebell Calorie Incinerator

Build muscle and fry fat all over with this killer total-body routine

Shorter Workouts

Ever find yourself staring at the clock during your hour-long aerobic workout class? Do you struggle to stay awake while on the elliptical or treadmill for thirty straight minutes? I’ve got some good news and bad news. Bad news is, those repetitive, hour-long, mundane workouts are not doing …

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6 Of The Best Leg Exercises That Aren't Squats Or Lunges

So you want more defined quads, hamstrings, glutes and calves in 2015, but you're sick and tired of squats and lunges. We hear you.<p>Squats and lunges are some of the most well-known -- and most effective -- lower-body moves, but it's never a bad idea to shake up your workout routine. And if shaking …

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