Wring Out Those Abs!

You’ve made it this far. It’s time to attempt the final stage in our three part multi-dimensional core series… You mastered the lower body component of this movement in the first installment — the Arching Leg Thread — where we worked on your ability to recruit your core in a twisting motion while threading the …

Build Killer Abs with the Plank Push

We received a lot of great feedback on our multidimensional core video series. You asked for more, and we’re here to oblige… Core training is a big priority for our readers — and with good reason. The core is your body’s powerhouse. It transfers force from lower to upper body, protects the back, and keeps …

Ninja Wrist Secret for Desk Jockeys and Keyboard Warriors

You’ve asked for more secret ninja exercises, and I’m here to deliver. “But I didn’t ask you yet,” you might say. “My wrists hurt, but I haven’t even started typing an email. How did you know?” Ninjas just know things like that. This time we’ll going deeper into the wrists and forearms with a couple …

Ryan’s Surefire Hangover Remedy

The desire for a surefire hangover remedy is probably as old as the existence of alcohol. That throbbing head, aching eyes and rolling stomach never fails to remind us that there is always a price for life’s excesses. So is there a surefire cure? Countless folk remedies exist, and Ryan has run into a pile …

Rub One Out: Foam Roller Massage for the Upper Back

The foam roller is an excellent tool for your recovery arsenal. You can pick one up for about twenty bucks, and it offers many of the same benefits as sports massage —performed right in the comfort of your own home. You don’t even have to nag your significant other to do it. You can get …

Dumbbell Squat – A Versatile Anytime, Anywhere Option

The Dumbbell Squat is a simple way to increase the challenge of your lower body training sessions. But a lot of people mess it up because they don’t understand the proper fundamentals of a good, safe squat… It’s essential that you master unweighted bodyweight squats before putting this movement under any sort of load.

Yoga Back Bends – A Safe Progression

Modern life has declared war on your back. Okay, I admit that may sound a bit dramatic. But we do spend more and more of our time hunched over a desk, slouched in front of a TV screen, or bent double in a half-sized economy class seat. Live for too long in that position, and …

Bodyweight Cardio Exercise — Do the Kong and stop monkeying around

Some exercises really are more fun than a barrel full of monkeys. Actually, most things are more fun than that classic childhood toy, the Barrel Full of Monkeys. They’re just plastic monkeys with hook shaped arms. How many times can you pick the damn things up in a chain and put them back down again …

Glute Complex — Develop a Delightful Derrière

Wow! Nice ass! When’s the last time someone said that to YOU? When you start making changes to your body, well-shaped glutes are one of the first shapeshifting signs that others will notice. The butt is also one of the most sought after body parts when it comes to targeted training. Want to tighten up …