Strength

Basic Training

A PLEASANT SPACE for your home gym is essential. You won't respect your workout or be inspired to exercise at all if the setting is a messy afterthought. And remember: Equipment stashed under...

Basic Training

WEDNESDAY » Cardio: ten minutes, moderate intensity, followed by five minutes of bench step-ups/step-downs; repeat in same order Strength: (1) barbell curls (vary grip...

The Pulse

Power Eating DO increase the amount of protein your body can absorb 600 percent by knocking back a carbohydrate-protein energy drink within 15 minutes of starting a...

Power Stroke

Flawless paddling technique takes time. But strength and endurance gains can happen in just three weeks with daily training, Monday through Friday. Each session starts with a five-minute warm-up...

Survey Says! (cont.)

THE BIG TWIST THE TREND It may look like Dr. Seuss's idea of a weight machine, but the Gyrotonic Expansion System (GES) is actually a weight-and-pulley-based system that offers a CORE...

Survey Says! (cont.)

THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS THE TREND To RESCUE THE TIME-DEPRIVED, gyms such as New York Sports Clubs—found in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.—now offer...

BODYWORK SPECIAL: This Is How You Do It

Think of this as your adventure tool box: We've got the strength moves you need for peak performance, from core training to flexibility building to explosive power drills. Ramp up your fitness plan...

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