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Here's How Jessie Graff Eats and Exercises to Literally Be Able to Jump off a Moving Train

Jessie Graff kicks butts and takes names for a living. The 34-year-old stuntwoman, who has appeared in movies like Wonder Woman and The Dark Knight and was the first woman to ever complete Stage 1 of American Ninja Warrior, turned her background in martial arts (she’s a black belt in Taekwondo), pole vaulting, and gymnastics […]

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The Best Shoulder Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

Shoulder exercises should be an integral part of any gym routine, because building strength and improving mobility in your shoulders will help with a range of other exercises. And of course, if you’re physique training, wide shoulders are a key part of a V-shaped torso. If you’re hoping to sculpt cannonball shoulders then check out […]

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What Exactly Is a Kettlebell Specialist?

Kettlebells and dumbbells—both strength training tools that line the floors, racks, and weight rooms in many gyms—are essentially the same thing, right? Not exactly, Lacee Lazoff, NYC-based certified personal trainer, tells SELF. “People try to replicate certain movements with kettlebells that they do with dumbbells and it doesn’t work that way,” says Lazoff, who is […]

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Six Ways To Train With A Medicine Ball

1. Throw from the floor One of the simplest movements you can do with a medicine ball is also the most effective. “Lie on your back and throw the ball upwards, keeping your arms extended until you catch it,” says trainer Adam Wakefield. “Do three sets of five explosive reps.” Why do it? If you […]

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The Best Chest Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

If you spend a lot of time in the weights room, or are about to commence a rigorous gym routine, there’s a good chance you want to bulk up your chest. Frankly, even if you have no intention of ever stepping into a gym, the chances are you wouldn’t say no to bigger pecs. Unfortunately […]

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How to Get Better at Peeing Outside

Peeing outdoors is as simple as finding a secluded spot and popping a squat, right? Theoretically, sure—but in reality, everything from uneven terrain to tight hip flexors can throw you off your game (and, as a result, your…trajectory). The mechanics of relieving yourself in the great outdoors can be challenging if you struggle with mobility […]

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How To Do Triceps Dips

We like to take a holistic look at health and fitness here on Coach, providing advice on staying both physically and mentally fit, as well as recipes and all the info you need to eat well. However, sometimes it’s not about looking at the bigger picture. Sometimes it’s all about getting massive, sleeve-splitting upper arms, […]

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The Best Kettlebell Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

There’s no one type of weight that’s better than all the others, but it is fair to say that the kettlebell is the most under-appreciated member of the free-weight family. You can use kettlebells for just about anything, from high-rep HIIT workouts to low-rep heavyweight slogs, and they’re especially good for compound moves like swings […]

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The Top-Rated Fitness Gear on Amazon Right Now, According to 61,775 Reviews

Amazon is a great place to find the best deals on some of your favorite fitness items, like activity trackers, at-home workout equipment, and quality athletic apparel. I personally find myself scrolling through the best-sellers list to see what other people are buying—and what might be worth adding to my own arsenal of gear and […]

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Warrior Games Athlete Stephanie Johnson Thought She'd Never Run Again—Now She's Competing in 5 Sports

Basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis, and track. As a naturally athletic child in Toledo, Ohio, Stephanie Johnson participated in practically every sport. Today, the 28-year-old says she’s more active than ever, despite—or rather, because of—a leg amputation in 2016. “I have a left femur fracture and I am a right leg amputee, but that doesn’t stop […]

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Ask a Swole Woman: Please Tell Me How to Do Pull-Ups

Strength is for everyone, but it’s especially for women. Ask a Swole Woman is a column for people who are tired of trying to always be less, eat less, do less, and make it look perfect and effort-free. Have a question for me about strength training or anything related? If you’re ready to give your […]

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The Best Compound Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

Compound exercises use multiple joints and muscles groups simultaneously for a multitude of benefits. As well as the obvious, they raise the heart rate to provide a cardiovascular benefit, burn more calories than isolation moves, and can help improve the balance and co-ordination of your body. If you want to pack a stack of multi-muscle […]

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Here’s How You Can Celebrate Global Running Day 2018

Bust out your sneaks, warm up your quads, and get ready for the world’s (unofficial) largest running party, Global Running Day. It’s happening this Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and there are loads of free, easy, and fun ways you can participate. Although the event is just three years old, it’s already a pretty big deal. […]

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10 Crucial Health Tweaks to Make by Your 50s

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Are Likely to Ignore Many cancer signs mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions, so it’s easy to brush them aside. All the doctors we interviewed agreed: Know your body, and if you notice an unusual pain or other change that persists and gets worse, head to the doctor. Let’s block […]