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Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

Bodybuilding

8 weightlifting workout tips for beginners

Have you just started to work out? Or are you thinking about getting started with bikini season around the corner?<p>Don’t panic, we have eight beginner …

Exercise

This Gym Has CrossFit Classes For Seniors — Including "Disco & Deadlifts"

When you think of CrossFit, you think of intense burpees, deadlifts, and box jumps — the kind of workouts that could possibly send your elderly relatives to the emergency room. But one gym in California is catering to the senior population, creating seven classes with modified CrossFit moves "to …

Fitness

Timeless Muscle: Look and feel great in your 30s, 40s, and beyond

When you’re training for long-term youth and vitality, you want to stimulate protein synthesis while triggering a cascade of beneficial hormones …

Bodybuilding

Tip: Why CrossFitters Should Train at Planet Fitness

Believe it or not, a couple workouts a week at a regular gym would make good CrossFit athletes even better. Here's why.<p>Planet Fitness vs. …

Bodybuilding

7 exercises that naturally increase testosterone in men

For dudes, testosterone is the holy grail of hormones—it’s what literally makes us men. Often referred to as the “male sex hormone,” testosterone …

Weight Training

I tried keeping the 4 most common New Year's resolutions for a week — and I figured out the trick to making them stick

• <b>I tried keeping the most common New Year's resolutions for a week.</b>• <b><br>I broke down generic resolutions into small, attainable goals.</b>• <b><br>I realized that making resolutions doesn't have to be overwhelming.</b><p>New Year's resolutions stress me out. As if trying to have the perfect New Year Eve isn't enough of …

Productivity

3 Foam Rolling Mistakes You’re Probably Making

<i>“Just smash it!”</i><p>It seems to have become the rallying cry of Crossfitters everywhere as self-myofascial release continues to grow in popularity …

Exercise

Your New Favorite Whiskeys Are All Under $40

Too often, whiskey lists are compilations of fancy, limited-run bottles that are either impossible to track down or simply too expensive – usually …

Irish Whiskey

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

Workouts

Tip: How to Improve Upper Back Mobility

Boost thoracic mobility, improve your squat and overhead press, and keep your shoulders healthy. Here's the warm-up you need.<p>If you want healthy …

CrossFit

How My Crippling Fear of Failure Became My Biggest Fitness Motivation

I struggled for so long, trying to find a fitness routine that worked for me. I tried several different gyms, techniques, and classes, but I could never find the right fit. I also suffer from anxiety, so going to the gym always made me feel out of place and uncomfortable. My anxiety became a huge …

Fitness

We have a new favorite smart lock

With all the new smart locks that have been released over the past year, we’ve been getting an unusually high number of emails asking for …

Home Automation

Tip: Train Your Deep Glutes

The maximus gets all the attention, but don't forget the gluteus minimus and medius. Here's what to do.<p>Do these three movements to effectively train …

Health

Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams, study finds

Cambridge University research shows technique helps to build resilience among undergraduates even in periods of high stress<p>Mindfulness training helps build resilience in university students and improve their mental health, particularly during stressful summer exams, according to research from the …

Mindfulness

Tip: A Very Different Way to Deadlift

This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.<p>Lead Photo Credit: Origin Fitness<p>The angled deadlift is for intermediate to …

Bodybuilding

Tip: The New Cardio – Steady State Lifting

Bored of steady state cardio? Tired of HIIT? Try steady state weight lifting to lose fat. Here's how to do it.<p>Choose an upper body compound lift and …

Health

Tip: Banded Supine Row

Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing, But Should

Work your shoulders and back with just a resistance band<p>The face pull is one of those underrated exercises you're probably not doing often—or at all. But you should definitely be making it a part of your regular upper-body routine because of it's simplicity and effectiveness, and it also makes a …

Tip: Hip Thrust Progressions

The hip thrust is one of the best glute-builders around, and there are many variations of it. Here's how to progress them right.<p>You probably already …

The 8 Best No-Equipment Moves to Get Stronger

When it comes to no-equipment exercises, it’s best to subscribe to the Navy’s KISS principle—Keep it simple, stupid. Straightforward, compound moves …

9 Amazing Paleo Breads So You Don't Have to Give Up Sandwiches and Toast

If you’ve ever considered (or tried) the Paleo diet, your first thought was probably, “ugh, another one with no bread?!” We feel you, it’s a tough …

Tip: Body-Build to Keep Strength Gains Coming

Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.<p>Strengthen Your Weak Points<p>This mostly …

Tip: Scapular Wall Slides

Free up your stiff shoulders and activate your lower traps with this drill.<p>Start your upper body workouts with this movement. This is the most basic …

I Did a 2-Minute Plank Every Day For 2 Weeks — Here's What Happened

When my team at POPSGUAR asked who wanted to try a plank challenge, my hand shot up. But <i>back in my day</i> (lol) when I was in college, a "plank challenge" consisted of taking photos of yourself lying face down, stiff as a board, somewhere crazy (it was a weird internet thing in the late 2000s). It was …

Fitness

Tip: For Maximal Strength, Periodize Your Training

Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.<p>There's no denying that …

How I Left The 9-5 To Start A Career In Fitness

"I've found what I'm meant to do."<p>Would you leave the career you know behind to start fresh?<p>According to a recent Investec report, 79 per cent of …

Older People Play Dodgeball, Too: ‘We Are Animals’

There was a lot of whooping and hollering as a group of exuberant students gathered for recess time at Asphalt Green on the Upper East Side. They were playing a game called “popcorn.”<p>“Listen up everyone,” yelled one of the instructors, Zack Cruz, to quiet the noise. “We are going to throw the ball …

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