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How to Not Rip Your Hands (and How to Fix Them if It’s Too Late)

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Whether it is kettlebells, CrossFit, weightlifting, or any number of other activities, your hands take a serious beating.

Whether it is kettlebells, rowing, CrossFit, weightlifting, or any number of other activities, your hands take a serious beating. The sensitive skin on your palms can get rough and rip open. Rips are painful, unattractive, and a hindrance to further training. But what can you do to prevent rips? And once a rip occurs, how do you treat it?

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3 weeks ago
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Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 100

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Every Sunday we post the “Sunday Seven” so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the 10 x 3 protocol, the best exercises for muay Thai, and more!

Every Sunday we post the “Sunday Seven” so you can quickly see the seven most popular…

1 month ago
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The Rules of Strength Training (Part 1): 25 Things I Have Learned

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I think part of the reason I love lifting is the fact that it is a lifetime journey of learning and strength. Here are 25 things I’ve learned so far along the way.

I love learning. I think it’s part of the reason I love lifting - the fact that it is a lifetime journey of…

2 months ago
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It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

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In my last article I revealed that hip instability is the common source of many problems and sub-par performances. Now, I’m going to share the five steps to fix your hips.

We need stability in much the same way that we need air. We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts,…

2 months ago
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How Creatine Improves ATP Synthesis for Both Brain and Body

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Creatine is a favorite tool for building more muscle. But did you know in the same way that creatine improves the level of energy for your muscles, it can enhance ATP synthesis for the mind as well?

The following is a guest post by Mans Denton of The Hacked Mind and Pure Nootropics:

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2 months ago
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Ultimate Guide for Lean Gains, Part 1: Carb Cycling

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By maximizing the anabolic power of insulin with carb cycling, it’s possible to shred fat and build muscle simultaneously.

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4 weeks ago
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It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

breaking-muscle:

In my last article I revealed that hip instability is the common source of many problems and sub-par performances. Now, I’m going to share the five steps to fix your hips.

We need stability in much the same way that we need air. We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts,…

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2 months ago
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4 Supplements That Are Good for Your Life, as Well as Your Lifting

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Nitrate, creatine, pycnogenol, and acetyl-L-carnitine are good examples of supplements with well-documented effects, but also great potential for more health-oriented discoveries.

The following is a guest post by Spencer Nadolsky of Examine:

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2 months ago
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The 5 Most Annoying Fitness Questions I Get Asked at Parties

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Here’s my list of the things I get asked the most and what I do to deflect the conversation (without just telling people I’m smarter than them, because that never seems to go down so well).

It wasn’t so long ago that doctors recommended that people in my age group should…

3 months ago
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