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Sitting can be lethal, right? We asked the experts how to stay healthy while doing the one thing that, for the most of us, takes up the majority of the day.

It takes one piece of equipment to build strength, endurance, and total-body power

Pair your regular workouts with this outdoor-friendly routine for superior strength, stability, and endurance

Watch to learn the Chassis Integrity Circuit, a four-part core workout that will translate from the gym to the mountain, building core strength and endurance.

Crunches and planks won't cut it. If you want to develop real, useful core strength, you need to work harder.

These eight items don't take up much space. Buy them all and you'll be better outfitted than any pricey gym.

Standing desks may be all the rage, but learning to properly embrace your chair is the best way to survive the workday

Most of us will spend a third of our adult lives at a desk. Make the most of that time with these six workout essentials and transform your desk from a shackle into an efficient, flab-busting fitness tool.

Exercises guaranteed to up your game, no matter your sport

How a man wrongly convicted for murder spent nearly a decade in prison—and emerged as a fitness guru.

Challenge your friends to a grueling drill-based challenge, then whoop their butts.

This may not be the answer you’re looking for, but it’s the truth: The most effective way to get back into shape (and stay that way) isn’t by just doing one magic move over and over. The good news? You may not have to work out more than or…

It depends what you’re looking to achieve with your planks, says personal trainer and strength coach Jay Wright, owner of The Wright Fit fitness facilities in New York City and San Francisco’s brand-new NEMA community—and, ultimately, which type you’re able to do most comfortably and correctly.

Essential wisdom from the American running coach and legend

Is your regular workout really working? We looked at some of the most popular in-the-gym moves, and found more effective ways to get you conditioned for real life.

Huston just left the country for his expedition to Ellesmere Island

I always get the post-workout chills, even when it’s warm outside. What causes them, and is there anything I can do to avoid it in future?

Have trail and gym work turned you into a stiff? You need some flex time with Ashtanga yoga.

Build strength for ski season with this CrossFit-inspired workout

There's no better way to get in shape than to prepare for a triathlon. Here's your guide to the ultimate first-time experience.

A quick daily routine to maintain essential muscles for any sport.

Build Power, Not Bulk The Pillars of Fitness To get in peak shape try out all four parts of our comprehensive series. IF YOU’VE BEEN FOLLOWING our Pillars of Fitness series (“Building a Base,” March, and “Speed Up,” May), congratulations. By now you’ve dedicated yourself to sustainable, year-round conditioning…

What is the best core exercise that people don't know about? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico

An old-school move holds the key to unlocking your power; if only you can do it right.

What are the best exercises for improving my time in the 40-yard-dash?

I'm looking for an easy, 20-minute core workout. Any suggestions? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico

The 12 most common, performance-defeating fitness mistakes, and how to fix them

In which the author undertakes a grandiose experiment: to discover whether a regularly imbibing, socially smoking, still carousing 37-year-old can transform himself into a competitive athlete. Guess what? He did. Follow his plan and you can, too.

Will you look ridiculous trying a Hollywood workout? Quite possibly. But you'll also tap into America's greatest training resource.

Straighten up with a lesson from Superman's posture coach

I am a runner and not interested in going to the gym. What results could I get if I did, say, 20 regular push-ups, 20 wide-grip push-ups and ten tricep push-ups every day?

THIS STRENGTH REGIMEN—designed by Los Angeles–based coach Steve Ilg, author of Total Body Transformation (Hyperion)—was built to match the groove of the Zen room. » YOU CAN ACHIEVE what Ilg calls Wholistic Fitness with this routine, which utilizes yoga blocks to create strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility. » STRUCTURE RULES:…

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 with these six workouts, guaranteed to get you buff—and ready to play outside.

Here's the deal: Ten breakthrough workouts from the best fitness experts and coaching pros around. Great tips for nutrition, gear, and fine-tuning your form. Killer ideas to keep you motivated. Ten high-performance meals you can prepare in less than ten minutes. It's everything you need to start fresh, keep your options wide open, and realize your fitness dream

Do bodyweight exercises like push-ups and abdominal crunches need to be done every other day like weights, or are they more effective when done every day?

Toughen your midsection, and hardy arms and legs are sure to follow