Fitness

Whether you’re new to yoga or you’ve been at it for some time, there’s always room to gain a deeper understanding of your practice. New York City-based yoga instructor Grant Webb has worked with many yogis over the years at TMPL and has noticed a few misconceptions during that time. Here are a few things you should
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Sure, donkey kicks are aptly named since they mimic the animal’s movement—but they also build a great, well, you get the picture. “When performed correctly, this exercise does an excellent job of isolating the biggest and bulkiest glutes muscle—the gluteus maximus,” says Keaton Ray, trainer and co-founder of MovementX physical therapy in Portland, Oregon. In other words:
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Next-level fitness and admin apps? Check. A sleek design? Check. A battery that just won’t quit? Double check. At first glance, the Montblanc Summit 2 smartwatch might just be the ultimate piece of tech to help keep your busy life on track. Essentially, it combines the best of activity tracking with key smart watch tools: It’s
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The sumo deadlift is a deadlift variation that helps you lift more weight. This move also targets slightly different areas of your glutes. You can incorporate the sumo deadlift into your leg day workout routine. Traditional deadlifts are like black coffee—they work miracles without any fuss. But sometimes you need a little something more—an extra
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One of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to fitness is doing the same thing day in and day out every week. Cross-training can help you prevent injury and stiffness and get stronger and faster. How I got from 10km to marathon running injury-free When I first started flirting with fitness four years
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I don’t know a more epic way to show off your strength than picking up 45, 70, even 90-plus kilos from a weight-room floor. Which is just one of the reasons we’re obsessed with deadlifts. And we’re not alone. “Now that research shows it’s a myth that women shouldn’t lift heavy [Editor’s note: hooray!], I find more and
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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend—especially when it comes to sculpting killer arms. “Because of the position of your arms in a diamond pushup, it’s much harder on your triceps compared to regular pushups,” says Pete McCall, a San Diego-based exercise physiologist. How To Do A Diamond (Triangle) Pushup How to: Assume a high plank position,
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Your fitness-filled social media feed is probably filled with all kinds of acronyms—HIIT, LIIT, AMRAP—the list goes on and on. And one that may have sparked some confusion is EMOM. What exactly do those four letters mean, and how should you incorporate EMOM into your workouts? Here’s what you need to know about EMOMs. What exactly
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Things you never want to do, but are always thankful for afterwards: Going to the dentist, networking with your mom’s best friend’s cousin (awks!), churning out 30 seconds of burpees. We get it—burpees suck in the moment. But you should definitely power through them: “Burpees are a total-body exercise and a cardio-strength move—they predominantly give you a
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Crunches, situps, and planks might consistently make an appearance in your core workout. But sometimes you need a fresh twist to your routine (or a starting point if you’re new to the sweat scene) to keep your muscles challenged and your midsection working hard. Enter: abs machines. “If you’re new to exercise, it can be
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