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How To Do Calf Raises

If there’s one thing runners love doing, it’s running (obviously). And if there’s one thing runners don’t really enjoy, it’s strength and conditioning work. There’s no mystery to it – if you’re already running a lot, making time for more exercise that you don’t enjoy as much is not an appealing proposition – but some […]

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How To Do The Dead Bug Exercise

If you’ve ever seen a beetle desperately trying to right itself after ending up on its back, you’ll have some idea of the challenge of the dead bug exercise. Those insects with a strong core survive; those who’ve skipped one too many workouts are food for the crows. It’s fitting, then, that the dead bug […]

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The Skater Jump: Leap Your Way To Stronger Legs

It’s time to turn up the heat on your legs, with the elegant and deceptively tough skater jump. The elegance comes from the impeccable balance you’ll undoubtedly demonstrate doing the exercise, which mimics a skater gracefully speeding across the ice. The difficulty comes from the challenge provided to your body by the explosive lateral jumps. […]

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20-Minute Arms Workout

One of the smartest ways to add muscle mass to your upper arms quickly is to hit your biceps and triceps hard with moves that work them from multiple angles and through varying rep ranges. This approach will recruit and tax many more muscle fibres in your upper arms – the key to stimulating faster […]

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Lift Weights To Lose Weight

When you first start thinking about exercising to lose weight, steady-state cardio exercise like running, cycling and swimming may be the first options that come to mind. However, while those are all great ways to lose weight, strength training comes with an added benefit which helps to hit your fat loss goals. So even if […]

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How To Get Bigger Legs

Leg day is a phrase that strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned gym-goers, simply because the day that follows it can involve hobbling around on severely aching pins. However, there is a reason that so many people take the maxim “never skip leg day” to heart. The lower body contains the […]

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The Best Abs Exercises On Pull-Up Bars Or Rings

Doing hundreds of crunches doesn’t result in a rock-hard six-pack, just as doing hundreds of light dumbbell curls doesn’t develop bulging biceps. To develop abs that are both functional and visually impressive, you need to treat this misunderstood muscle group just like every other: hit it from multiple angles with a variety of rep ranges […]

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Great Lats Exercises To Try

People who are into physique training like to talk about achieving the V-shaped torso, and if that’s on your to-do list you’re going to want to dedicate some time to working your latissimus dorsi – AKA your lats – because bulking them up will leave you with a broad, powerful-looking back. Even if this is […]

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How To Do Leg Raises

If you have so much as a passing interest in building a rock-solid core or sculpting a six-pack, you’ll probably have heard by now that sit-ups and crunches aren’t the best way to go about achieving this. There are a few reasons for that, but one of the biggest is that they do little to […]