Strength

The Strength: Upper Body

Proper strength training improves body control, enhances speed, and helps increase resistance to injury. Combined with aerobic activity, two to three strength sessions a week is enough to...

The Core

Nearly every athletic movement originates in the core or has to transfer through it. Strength here delivers coordination, grace, and resistance to injury and back pain. Use slow, steady...

Fitness Anywhere. Seriously, Anywhere.

CONTRARY TO their men-of-steel image, all Navy SEALs have to learn how to sew—wouldn't want to be stuck behind enemy lines with torn gear. They also have to find ways to stay in shape in remote...

Hang Time

IT WAS IN LOS ANGELES while training pro athletes and celebs in 1993 that Jon Hinds decided there was something wrong with the American gym and its emphasis on machines and mirrors. So the...

The Greatest Fitness Tips. Ever.

Three decades ago, endurance training consisted of pretty much one workout: all-out, all the time. Then fitness went mainstream, CEOs started wearing spandex, and "sports scientist" became a...

Build Functional Strength

"When you sit down on an exercise machine, with your back against chair, you tend to shut down the rest of your body," warns Laird Hamilton. "You want strength that you can actually control and...

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