Archive for the ‘Exercises’ Category

5 Move Full-Body Workout

If you’re the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it’s time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get leaner and work out less (all without a trainer). It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We’re conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved […]

Stair Workout at Home

You’re heard “take the stairs, not the elevator,” a thousand times. But what if instead of it just being a healthier way to get around, the stairs became your new favorite toning tool? This workout is going to take you up and down a set of stairs—in your home, or wherever you want—while adding sculpting […]

The 4-Stretch Test to Tell if You’re in Danger

These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client’s flexibility—whether they’re a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average person looking to improve their fitness. Find out what your performance says about the state of […]

Omar El Sheikh Workout

Omar El Sheikh talks about his passion for muscle building, shares a detailed workout plan, and discusses the mistakes he’s made along the way. What is your athletic background, and how did you get involved with bodybuilding, and what do you love most and least about it? When I was in high school I had […]

How to Build Big Legs

To get the best results from your leg training, you need to work them just like you work your upper body: from various angles and positions. I like to compare leg workouts to chest workouts. It is common practice to work the chest on an incline, on a decline, or on a flat bench. We use […]

6 Yoga Poses to Help You Sleep Better

Ease your way into a more restful night sleep with restorative yoga poses and deep, mindful breathing. Where Zen meets REM, here are six easy yoga poses to activate the Parasympathetic Nervous System, which helps to counteract stress and promote relaxation. These postures can work for anyone, including yogis and non-yogis alike. The best part: […]

Adonis Belt Workout

The Adonis Belt or Apollo’s Belt refers to the v shaped abs on guys. Those who have a low enough body fat percentage and are actually able to see the infamous 6 pack abs may be achieve the Adonis belt simply because it’s more a matter of genetics and your body frame than it is […]

14 Days Workout Plan to Lose Inches

You want to drop a few pounds and tighten up trouble areas, but you’re not sure where to begin. How do you start your weight-loss journey? It’s simple, exercise. That’s not to say that getting fit is easy, which would suggest it doesn’t require any work. Exercise is work. You have to make the effort to […]

Jen Selter Workout

Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and physics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her signature move: Popping her butt while using various props to put her feet […]

Chest and Triceps Workout Routine

Perform one to three circuits, resting three to five minutes between each. Do the workout once per week for six weeks, adding one rep to each exercise in every session. (So by Week 6, you should be able to do at least 10 reps per move.) DO IT! Perform these exercises back-to-back as quickly as […]