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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 …

Gluten

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 …

Bodybuilding

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 …

Health

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 …

Bodybuilding

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 …

Fitness

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 …

Manhattan

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

A Reality Check From a Gym Owner<p>A successful gym is a wonderful thing, especially if you're the owner. If you can crack the code in your particular …

Fitness

Can Ketones Rev Up Our Workouts?

Ketone supplements that are supposed to mimic the effects of a high-fat, low-carb diet have become popular recently among athletes looking for a performance boost.<p>But a new study suggests that the supplements may not work as advertised and could have the kinds of gastrointestinal side effects that …

Nutrition

Three 90-year-olds lead the way at seniors fitness programme

Three 90-year-olds are out to prove you are never too old to get fit as they hit the gym three days a week.

New Zealand News

Impacting lives

Born and raised in Belgium, as a child, Anne Iarchy enjoyed most sports and had a healthy diet at home.<p>After University, Anne started working in the …

Fitness

Upper Crossed Syndrome: The Personal Trainer's Guide

Do your clients have excellent posture? If they have a desk job, go to school, and/or spend lots of time in front of the computer or TV every day, …

Exercise

The 39 Fit-Fluencers You Should Actually Follow On Social Media | Men’s Health

Jay T. Maryniak<p>Jay T. Maryniak ▸ This trainer with type 1 diabetes posts outrageous fitness challenges. He does moves like L-sits on barbell plates (left), backward 48-inch box jumps, and a Turkish getup with a 135-pound barbell. To boost your grip strength, try the plate flip: Grab a barbell plate …

Fitness

Tip: Kettlebell Shoulder-to-Shoulder Press

Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.<p>This is one of my favorite shoulder pressing …

Health

Tip: The Bench Press is a Whole-Body Exercise

To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.<p>The bench press is a staple. However, one point to …

Bodybuilding

Want Bigger Shoulders? These 3 Moves Will Help

Combine them into a circuit or add them separately to your upper-body workout to get strong<p>Muscular shoulders are often believed to be a symbol of strength, but shoulders can be fickle things, too. Shoulder pain is one of the more common complaints of adults and athletes—shoulders are complex and …

Weight Training

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

Longevity

For Strength, Weight Loss, or Endurance: Total Body Fitness in 20 Minutes

Right here, right now, we're telling you that "I don't have enough time" is no longer an acceptable reason to bail on a workout. Whether your goal is …

Weight Loss

The 8 Rules of Maximal Strength

The Smart Way to Get Brutally Strong<p>Getting really strong is a marathon. There are lessons to be learned, injuries to be rehabbed, and time that must …

Bodybuilding

Tip: Floor Pressing 101

Use this accessory exercise if you're having trouble locking out your standard bench press.<p>The floor press helps you get stronger at the top of your …

Bodybuilding

How to Do Squats the Right Way, According to Personal Trainers

Here's how to fix it.<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their client sessions and idly asked yourself something like, <i>Dang, I wonder if they ever happen to notice what I'm doing over here</i>? Good news! While your gym's …

Fitness

The Don't-Look-Like-a-Fool Guide to Gym Equipment

How to Use Common Weight Machines<p>Navigating your way through aisles of heavy gym equipment marked with knobs, handles, pulleys, and cables can feel …

Weight Training

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

Coffee

Onsen Bath Towels

You know what you want from a towel, but they rarely deliver. The Onsen Bath Towels, however, check all the boxes that matter. Each one is …

Japan

Renovating with the Future in Mind

Houses

The Best Gray Sofas, All Under $1,000

So maybe you're thinking about buying a sofa. Color matters. You want something that's going to match with everything else in the room, that will …

Urban Outfitters

The benefits of strength training as physical exercise in older seniors

After doing specific training for 12 weeks, people over the age of 90 improved their strength, power and muscle mass. This was reflected in an …

Exercise

Get Legs of Steel With These 5 Beginner-Friendly Exercises

These moves will build a rock-solid foundation in your training<p>Much of your muscle mass is in your lower body. So if you want to rev your metabolism and sculpt your physique, leg day is unavoidable. However, it can be overwhelming if you are just getting started. A lot of guys go straight to heavy …

Exercise

Street Style

These seven words changed my whole perspective on working out

The General is on his knees. We are in the astroturf section of the gym—a space littered with balls, weights, and bands—and he is kneeling over a yoga mat, explaining exactly how awful the next 90 seconds of my life are going to be.<p>“So you’ll have your palms flat on the mat, and your toes on the …