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Quietly Melt Fat With This 21-Minute Full-Body Dorm Room Workout

Late-night pizza delivery, snacking during all-nighters, all-you-can-eat dining halls, having the freedom to eat whatever you want (ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner!), and drinking (if of age) are all reasons that college can cause weight gain. If you can stay active, it'll help burn some …

Workouts

Here's Your Complete Fall Footwear Checklist

There’s more to fall than football and prestige movies and pretending to like pumpkin—it’s also the single best time of year for donning dope footwear. The stank-inducing humidity of summer has passed, but the sole-and-soul-destroying salt and slush of winter have not yet reared their ugly heads. …

L.L.Bean

Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

If you’ve ever dealt with a running-related injury, chances are it came on for one of two reasons: overuse or a weak core.<p>The overuse excuse seems …

Hips

Check Your Squat Before You Drop It Like It's Hot — Here's How to Perfect Your Form

Whether you realize it or not, you've been performing squats all your life. Every time you sit down on the toilet or couch, or go to pick something up, you're squatting. Although it's a movement we do all the time, more often than not, we perform squats with incorrect form, which increases the risk …

Workouts

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Fill in the Gaps, Get Stronger<p>There's something that happens to people who can bench 300 pounds or deadlift over 400. They start to think these …

Muscle

A Year’s Worth of Weekend Breakfasts

We found 104 weekend breakfast ideas—one for each Saturday and Sunday of the year.<p>Veggie-Packed Strata<p>This is a wonderful, colorful casserole that …

Eggs

The 3 Exercises That Will Finally Teach You How to Do a Pull-Up

Pull-ups are one of those exercises that leave you feeling like a total badass once you've mastered them. They're also one of those exercises that will leave your upper body feeling extremely sore, but in a good way. When done correctly and consistently, they'll improve your upper-body strength as …

Suspension Training

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Don't Like Squats and Want a Bigger Booty? These Are the Exercises You Need to Do

If you are in the market for a bigger booty and believe squats are the only exercise to get those results, think again. It turns out squats don't work the gluteal muscles as much as we thought. The primary muscle group strengthened when performing squats are the quadriceps, with your gluteal …

Start Building Lean Muscle With This Trainer's Total-Body Workout

We get it. With everything you've got going on, spending an hour plus at the gym can be pretty unrealistic. If your schedule is jam-packed and you still want to get a quality workout in, you've got to try this three-move workout from Instagram influencer and personal trainer Alexia Clark. The …

The biggest laundry mistake you're probably making

I know. You love how your laundry smells and feels after you use fabric softener or dryer sheets. I totally understand.<p>The problem is, they're not that great for your clothing, towels or dryer. Here's why you should rethink your washing and drying routine.<p>Why dryer sheets are a bad idea<p>Dryer sheets …

Cleaning

2 Training Techniques That Will Transform Your Hamstrings

When I started my fitness journey, I loved training my legs and glutes. With very few mobility issues and strong quads, I killed every workout that included squats and deadlifts. Lucky me? Not quite. What bothered me was that I always had nonexistent hamstrings, and the prospect of muscular …

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

10 Common Home Insurance Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands

If you haven’t considered these potential insurance options, you could be in danger of losing a lot of money. Here’s how to avoid the traps.<p>Home …

Home Ownership

10 Core Moves Emily Skye Swears By For Serious Results

Damn, woman.<p>If you follow Emily Skye on Instagram (if not, get on that!), then you already know she's the totally badass guru behind the super-popular FIT Program. This year, she's been refreshingly honest about her postpartum fitness journey after giving birth to her first daughter, Mia. One of …

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

4 Common Reasons Why Your Hamstrings Are Tight – and What You Can Do About It

This often-challenging muscle group doesn't have to be the bane of your existence after that long hike or run.<p>Oh, the hamstrings – those pesky …

4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

How Prehab Exercises Prevent Embarrassing Gym Injuries from Happening to You

The smartest way to treat a pulled hamstring? Don't pull that hamstring in the first place.<p>Prehab is one of the more popular buzzwords in fitness circles of late, especially those dominated by your gym’s token Paleo-eating minimalist shoe enthusiasts. It is, in effect, performing rehab exercises …

10 Knee-Saving Lower Body Moves for Men Over 40

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

This Type of Workout Can Help You Avoid Back Pain

"The truth is, the spine is a robust structure. We're just using it incorrectly."<p>Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80 percent of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more evidence do you need? The truth is, the spine is a robust …

What happens if you exercise every day for a month? These photos reveal what a 30-minute workout can do

Summer time is shape-up time, but what if you feel you've left it too late to get results in time for your holiday? I have to admit, that’s been my …

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Doing Daily Pushups?

Traditional pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. They work the triceps, pectoral muscles, and shoulders. When done with proper …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

Wellness<p>Process your thoughts, diffuse stress and find an optimistic perspective in just a few minutes.<p>For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in …

Success

How A Black Detective Infiltrated The KKK

In 1978, Ron Stallworth was working as a detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department when he came across a classified ad to find out more about the Ku Klux Klan — and answered it. Two weeks later, he got a call on the police department's undercover operations line. It was the local KKK …

Donald Trump

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Tip: Strong Legs, No Knee Pain

Use this exercise pairing to build your legs without the knee pain.<p>If you've been getting after it in the gym for a long time, chances are you've …

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …