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Your bikini body plan! Dumbbells Only Pump for Upper-Body Muscle High Reps, Low Reps? Which Rep Scheme Is Best? Break Through Plateauing Results by Training Smarter Straight Up Quads Workout for Bigger, Stronger Legs Health and fitness talk with Elise Carver Medicine ball workout The Go Small to Get Big Arms Workout Paige Hathaway The Best Full Shoulder Workout Routine
 
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Your bikini body plan!

The 12-week Body Plan will have you feeling and looking amazing this Summer. PT and Instagram star @EmFurey has developed 12 weeks of awesome workouts that will get you in great shape and leave you feeling stronger, fitter and more confident and looking fierce. Combined with the seriously tasty and healthy mix and match eating […]

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Dumbbells Only Pump for Upper-Body Muscle

Your Setup Some people have elaborate training accommodations in their homes (a power rack, full sets of dumbbells, bars and plates, one of those decked-out home gyms, etc.). You’re not one of those people. You have the bare minimum: a bench and one pair of dumbbells sitting in the basement. The guy with the decked-out […]

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High Reps, Low Reps? Which Rep Scheme Is Best?

“Once you’ve been training long enough, your body grows wiser and you realize that you can’t simply force it to do anything anymore.” Bodybuilders and strength athletes stop making progress for one reason: They stop coercing their body to adapt. Note how I intentionally use the word coerce, not a connotatively weaker action verb like […]

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Break Through Plateauing Results by Training Smarter

Stuck in a rut? If you exercise regularlybut can’t figure out how to smashplateaus, you’re in the right place.This plan, by IFBB fitness pro Fiona Harris,will trim inches off your thighs, tone and sculptyour arms, perk up your glute-ham tie-in,and create definition like your Insta-idol@NicoleMWilkins. By manipulating variablessuch as intensity and frequency andincorporating different training […]

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Straight Up Quads Workout for Bigger, Stronger Legs

When leg day rolls around, is it better to train more like a bodybuilder or an athlete? If you’re asking yourself this question (meaning you’re undecided), perhaps the answer is both. Bodybuilders train their quads for maximal hypertrophy, while football and basketball players are more interested in developing explosive power to enhance speed and jumping […]

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Health and fitness talk with Elise Carver

Health and fitness talk with Elise Carver We chat to Elise Carver, owner and sole trainer of Surf Style Training for Little Bantam Health and Fitness to get an insight into her journey so far, her training and nutrition.On the road so farI studied to be a master trainer through the Australian Institute of Fitness […]

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Medicine ball workout

Get your cardio fix and target your upper body with this medicine ball workout by Theresa Jenn Lopetrone.Images by Dave Laus.Complete this routine as a timed circuit or do five rounds (20 reps each exercise).The gist:A medicine ball is a weighted ball roughly about 35 centimetres in diameter, and comes in a variety of weights […]

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The Go Small to Get Big Arms Workout

Big exercises build big arms. You can isolate your biceps and triceps as often as you’d like with low-weight exercises like kickbacks and concentration curls, but it’s compound moves, using heavy loads, that will make your arms grow. Take a look at the workout below. The first exercises you’ll see on each training day are […]

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Paige Hathaway – The Path of becoming a Fitness Model

Born July 31st 1997 in Minnesota USA, Paige Hathaway has overcome a tough upbringing to become a successful fitness model with over 3.5 million followers on Instagram and 350,000 followers on Twitter. This 5.5 ft 125 lb fitness guru may not be a household name yet, but she is fast becoming one. With a net […]

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The Best Full Shoulder Workout Routine

Just about every Muscle & Fitness reader knows that tobuild cannonball delts, you need to start with heavy presses followed by an isolation exercise for each of the three deltoid heads. Astute readers even cycle the order in which they train each deltoid head from one workout to the next, knowing that the move that […]

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The Fitness Ageless Wonders

18 February 2017

1 of 4 Shellie Edington, 52 From: Columbus, OHStats: Crossfit Games Masters Champ (2016 Winner, 50–54) Edington has a six-pack that women 30 years younger would envy. Her abs (and the rest of her impressive physique) were earned through an intense five-days-a-week CrossFit program that includes running, rowing, Olympic lifting, and other CrossFit staples. Edington […]

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Hannah Jeter Sizzles in ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017’ Shoot

17 February 2017

Hannah Jeter—yes, Derek Jeter’s wife—will appear in the2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, returning for the fifth time. But this one’s a bit more significant. This time, the beautywas shot just weeks after learning she’s pregnant with her first child, according toSI.com. Jeter is expecting a girl; and in an essay inThe Players’ Tribune, she expressed […]

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Medicine ball burpees

16 February 2017

Medicine ball burpees An exercise for the whole body, medicine ball burpees are a hardcore conditioning workout.Place the medicine ball on the floor between your feet.Bend down and place your hands on the ball.Jump your feet back into the push-up position.Jump your feet back in so that your feet are either side of the ball.Grasp […]

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Fitness Tips-Make fitness a hobby

15 February 2017

It is rare for me to make a blanket statement when describing my clients. Although many share similar goals, all of them come from different walks of life and encounter unique challenges. However, one thing that I can say every single one of my clients has struggled with is consistency. It seems that everyone has […]

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What’s your fitness age?

14 February 2017

Trying to quantify your aerobic fitness is a daunting task. It usually requires access to an exercise-physiology lab. But researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim have developed a remarkably low-tech means of precisely assessing aerobic fitness and estimating your “fitness age,” or how well your body functions physically, relative to […]

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Walking lunge with twist

13 February 2017

Walking lunge with twist PT Nerissa Peach demonstrates the walking lunge with twist, a great exercise for your legs and core.How to:Holding a medicine ball in your hands, elbows by your sides, take one large step forward into a lunge position.Watch that your knee is at a 90 degree angle and the weight of your […]

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Booty-building with trainer Tahlia Seinor

12 February 2017

Booty-building with trainer Tahlia Seinor Activate your glutes with this booty-building workout by Tahlia Seinor.Given the glutes’ lack of use during our day-to-day life, Seinor suggests working them every time you are in the gym – either in isolation or as part of your leg training or full body workout of that day.“My girls are […]

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From Here To Weightlifter: Muscle Gain For Beginners

11 February 2017

Being new to weightlifting is one of the biggest muscle-building advantages you can have. Here’s how to maximize your rewards. VITAL STATS Name: Ray Klerck From: Ballina, Australia Occupation: Trainer, fitness model, former fitness editor of Men’s Health UK, author of Body Trainer for Men Website: www.rayklerck.com Everyone has to start somewhere. Even the fittest […]

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Side lunges with kettlebell

10 February 2017

Side lunges with kettlebell Target your inner and outer thighs with these side lunges.How to:Stand with feet together, holding a kettlebell with arms extended down.Start by taking a giant step to your left with your left leg, keeping your body facing forward and your left foot facing slightly outward.Bend your left knee and sit back […]

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Fitness fanatics warned of health risks

09 February 2017

Fitness fanatics warned of health risks Published: 5:18AM Monday November 04, 2013 Source: Fairfax Email this article Print this article Text size + –   Source: Photos.com A Hamilton-based fitness expert has warned exercise fanatics may be risking their health, if not their lives, from their obsessions with working out. Waikato University clinical psychologist Jo […]

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