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Why Some Women Accidentally Pee During A Workout

If you’ve ever urinated a little from coughing, sneezing, running, jumping onto a box or doing heavy cleans or deadlifts, you’re not alone. It’s a common condition called stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but it’s something you should probably see your doctor about.

Squat Exercises You Don't Need The Squat Rack To Do

It’s squat day, and you’re excited to show that barbell who’s boss, but there’s just one problem: The squat racks are all taken. You can be a good team player and ask to work in, or you can try these squat variations you can do without a squat rack (and in some cases, without a gym at all).

Kettlebell Swings Boost Your Leg Strength And Power

If you want to run faster, jump higher and still get a total-body strength workout, kettlebell swings are perfect. They work so many muscles in your posterior chain, improve your sprinting power and strengthen your heart, to boot.

This Simple Exercise Tests Your Ankle Mobility

Ankle mobility is an oft-overlooked weak link, because your ankles and feet help form a stable foundation for stronger, pain-free movement. But how can you tell if your ankle mobility isn’t up to par? Try this quick assessment.

Muscle Rings Build Strength Without The Gym

If you’re a fan of bodyweight workouts, you’ll dig muscle rings. Similar to suspension trainers like TRX, muscle rings are versatile, portable and, more importantly, let you get a fierce upper body workout anywhere.

Focus On The Basics To Get All The Benefits Of Front Squats, Even With Poor Mobility

The front squat is a great exercise, but it’s less forgiving than squats if you’re not mobile or healthy enough in places like your shoulders. Don’t miss out on the benefits though — focus on the basics, like your hand, elbow and bar placement and take it slow. This video explains how.

This Video Shows You The Proper Way To Do 'Kipping' Pull-Ups

Kipping pull-ups are popular among CrossFitters, who get a lot of flak for them because kipping pull-ups apparently aren’t “real” pull-ups. But you may be surprised, they’re a legit exercise.

Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, Week 3: Try This Mini Speed Workout

How’s the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge treating you? If you’re logging a ton of kilometres, great — but if you’ve slacked off a bit or are just joining us, that’s fine too. This week’s workout is for everyone. We’re going to run some tiny solo races, and they will make you faster.

Planks Still Work Even If You Don't Hold Them Forever

We’ve told you how to do planks, and why to do planks, and what to do instead of planks when you get bored of planks. But there’s a critical thing about planks we forgot to tell you: You don’t have to hold the position until you collapse.

Four Bodyweight Alternatives To A Deadlift

Whenever I don’t have access to a gym because of travels, I start to miss certain movements. Deadlifts are one of them. I never thought I could benefit from them without heavy weight, but thankfully, Al Kavadlo proves that you can still build those important back muscles with body weight only.

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