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The Kettlebell Swing for Men and Women

The Kettlebell Swing for Men and Women

Mike Thurston – If I Could only do 5 Exercises for the Rest of My Life

By Mike Thurston Assuming you can only go to gym once a week the below-mentioned 5 exercises will be an effective way for you to: 1) preserve muscle mass and 2) burn calories.

6 Reasons Why You Should Add Deadlifts to Your Workout

We don’t know a more epic way to show off your strength than picking up a stacked barbell from the weight-room floor. The classic strength exercise engages one of the most innate human movement patterns (hinging forward at the hips) and works everything from your glutes and hamstrings to your core, lats, and shoulders. It also lets you move more pounds than …

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The 10 Best CrossFit Exercises to Get Guys Ripped

They’re at your office, they’re in your neighborhood and they’re always getting in your way at the produce aisle. That’s right, they’re CrossFitters — that weightlifting, handstand-walking, Paleo-dieting community of individuals. This total-body-conditioning workout uses a wide variety of training methods, including weightlifting, gymnastics, rowing, running, calisthenics and much more. While it’s a coed sport, …

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Improve Your Pull Up – 3 Easy Tips

The pull up is one of the best muscle-building exercises and it should be included in any strength training plan.  To improve your pull ups: most of the strength for your pull up comes from your back not your arms. Thus the reason you need to activate your back muscles first before you bend your …

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The Perfect Pull Up – Do it right!

The pull up is one of the best exercises anyone can do. It involves many muscles. To do the perfect pull up consider the following issues: Mistakes Do the full range of motion perform the pull up with strength not momentum control the movement the whole time – slowly up and slowly down pull yourself …

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Rowers – muscly all around – shoulders and arms

 

How You Can Conquer the One-Arm Push-Up

  One-arm push-ups are good for more than just looking cool on Instagram. They build incredible strength throughout the upper body, even out muscle imbalances and hone total-body stability and core strength in a way that other push-ups just can’t. That’s because unlike traditional push-ups, which focus on the chest, one-arm push-ups turn much of …

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9 Essential Strength Benchmarks for Men

Goals: The one thing that separates a training program from just an exercise program. If you want to stay consistent with your workouts and get better results from your efforts, you need something to shoot for. To get the athletic and muscular body you’ve always envisioned (not to mention the performance and fitness levels to …

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3 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Without the Gym

by ERIC VELAZQUEZ* CrossFit is everywhere. It’s spawned a vernacular with terms like “WOD” (workout of the day), “firebreather” and “Rx’d.” CrossFit’s dedicated masses have infiltrated our workplaces, our schools and our homes. You may even be living with a CrossFitter right now. So why haven’t you sipped the Kool-Aid yet? To its credit — …

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