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Why Adding Squats to a Workout Routine Is Vital to Overall Health
A common misperception is that squat exercises are only good for competitive athletes. Although the squat is a staple in many strength-training programs, when performed properly, the exercise can benefit anyone, no matter their age, occupation, or physical capability. Think about it: Even if you work a desk job, you still get up and down […]
Are You Reaping the Benefits of Squats?
You’ve seen this guy at the gym. He’s parading around in a cut-off shirt, showing off his huge arms, neck, and chest. But he has pitifully skinny legs. That’s because he — like a lot of men — spends too much time working out his upper body to the detriment of his lower half. In […]
Perfect Your Pull-Up With These Effective Tips
Despite marketing to the contrary, many fitness machines are not necessary for an efficient and comprehensive workout. Although equipment has its place, many “standard” exercises — push-ups, squats, sit-ups, lunges — have stood the test of time because for a reason: They work! They build muscle, they burn fat, and they target the major muscle […]
The Most Ideal Exercises for Middle-Aged Men
As men move into middle age, a common struggle is maintaining strength and muscle mass while warding off excess body fat. Finding a formula for success can be difficult, and there are several key components: nutrition, hydration, proper sleep, reducing stress levels, and eliminating things like smoking or excessive alcohol intake. But no plan will […]