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Romanian ‘Hercules’ Brothers Workout for Two Hours Everyday

Check out the triceps on these tykes. Giuliano Stroe and his brother Claudiu are your typical gym rats, and pump iron for up to two hours a day. But unlike other hardbodies lifting weights and performing feats of strength, they can’t even drive. They’re not even in middle school. The Romanian-born brothers, aged 9 and 7, respectively, have earned the ...

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Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup

The pull up is a “should-be” universal tester of upper body strength. Truthfully, I’d even settle for the overhead press, but the sad truth is, most people idolize the bench press, butchering its form in the process. It’s true, all lifts have their measure of importance in a relative sense, but we have to think about the reasons why the ...

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Study identifies best exercise to reverse signs of aging

You already know working out regularly can help keep you slim, boost your mood, aid your sleep, and even stave off disease. But a new study has identified a potential mode of exercise that may help optimize the reversal of any unwanted signs of aging — high-intensity interval training (HIIT). The idea is that instead of long, steady movement (think: ...

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Nike Announces Their ‘Pro Hijab’ For Female Athletes

The Pro Hijab is made out of a lightweight and mesh stretchy polyester and will be available initially in three colors. Three professional athletes have been involved in the testing process—including figure skater Zahra Lari, runner and triathlete Manal Rostom and Olympic weight lifter Amna Al Haddad. These athletes are reported to have faced issues in the past, from finding a ...

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3 New Ways to Bench Press

Build Your Chest, Get Stronger, Stay Healthier 1 – Head-Off Chest Press Slide back towards the end of the bench so that the base of your neck is at the edge of the bench, leaving your head completely unsupported. You can do this on any bench press variation, including barbell presses. This may look unusual, but it improves your bench ...

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Exercise for Everyone

  Getting Started With Exercise Every journey begins with a single step, and that’s especially true of a fitness program. Experts recommend that adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise every week — activity that is strenuous enough to bring your heart rate up and cause you to break a sweat. You also should perform strength-training exercises at least ...

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Why You Feel Neck Pain When You Do Crunches?

You know that strain in your neck when you do crunches? That’s not a good sign. Like most ever-evolving gym goers, I finally realized that to actually develop abs, I needed to start doing more core work (go figure!). But when I added a ton of crunch variations to my regular routine, I realized it wasn’t my abs that were ...

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