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AMRAP is an acronym popularized by CrossFit that stands for "As Many Rounds As Possible" or "As Many Reps As Possible," depending on the structure of the workout. AMRAP training protocols live and die on the basis of time—it's you against the clock, working to complete as many repetitions or rounds of exercises as possible within a set timeframe.

Feb 11, 2021
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Ever since high school, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky has blurred the line between jock and nerd. After working out every morning and doing 200 push-ups, he runs three miles to his lab at McMaster University in Ontario. When he was younger, Tarnopolsky dreamed of becoming a gym teacher. But now, in his backup career as a genetic metabolic neurologist, he’s determined to prove that exercise can be used as medicine for eve...
Feb 05, 2021
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Now that you’ve got your own shiny, new kettlebell, what (besides the kettlebell swing) are you supposed to do with it? Try the kettlebell row! The kettlebell row is a challenging upper-body exercise that will fire up your core and test your balance as it works your back. The kettlebell row looks like a simple movement, but it requires practice to master, so use a lighter weight until you learn the proper form.<...
Jan 28, 2021
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Resistance bands are great for those who want to exercise at home, or who like to take their workouts along when they travel, but their value doesn't end there. There are many benefits to these simple exercise tools, including versatility, convenience, safety, and effectiveness. The more you learn about the advantages of resistance band exercises, the more you'll be motivated to add them to your own home gym.
Jan 28, 2021
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How Strength Training For Women Differs From Men Adults should strength train at least two times weekly. Advanced lifters should strength train up to six times each week, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Weight-training recommendations don't differ between men and women. However, men may have a slightly different response to strength training than women.

Jan 20, 2021
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By now you know the importance of strength training. It is a must when it comes to staying healthy and strong. Lifting weights adds muscle to your body, which will, undeniably, help rev your metabolism and keep you fit. In addition, however, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) lists other benefits of regular strength training, such as fewer symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis, as well as less chan...
Jan 20, 2021
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You don’t need to be a ballerina to benefit from an hour at the barre. In fact, this low-impact, ballet-inspired workout is perfect for anyone looking to enhance flexibility, improve posture and body alignment, tighten core muscles, strengthen and stabilize smaller muscle groups, and fine-tune the mind-body connection. 

Not sure if barre is right for you? Check out the follo...
Jan 13, 2021
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Standard Pressdown
Arguably the most popular exercise to begin your triceps routine, the overhand pressdown can help send much-needed blood to the elbow joint to help prepare it for the workout ahead. Be sure to keep your elbows pinned to your sides throughout each repetition. If you allow your elbows to be pulled forward, you will remove the emphasis from the ...
Jan 13, 2021
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The triceps pushdown is one of the best exercises for triceps development. While the versatile upper-body workout is usually done on a cable machine (a fixture at most gyms), you can also perform a version of the move at home or on the go using a resistance band.

Benefits
The triceps brachii muscle is located a...
Dec 11, 2020
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The seated cable row develops the muscles of the back and the forearms. It is an excellent all-around compound exercise for developing mainly the middle back while offering useful arm work as well. The seated cable row is performed on a weighted horizontal cable machine with a bench and foot plates. This can be a stand-alone piece of equipment or part of a multi-gym. It can be used as part of an upper body stren...
Dec 11, 2020
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The Romanian deadlift, or RDL for short, is a barbell or free weight exercise that targets the glutes, hamstrings, and core. Done correctly, it's an excellent move to add to a lower-body strength training routine as it hits just about everything on the backside of your body (your posterior chain). But, as a complex movement that engages multiple joints and muscle groups, it's easy to do the exercise with incorre...
Oct 19, 2020
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The quadriceps are a group of four muscles found in the front of your thighs. They are all about extending, or straightening, the knee. When you get up from the couch, climb the stairs, or kick a ball, your knee extends. So it makes sense that, to train the quad muscles, you’d simply straighten your knee with moves like the quad extension.

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Posted On Mar 04, 2021
AMRAP is an acronym popularized by CrossFit that stands for "As Many Rounds As Possible" or "As Many Reps As Possible," depending on th..
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