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Esquire fitness columnist and Third Space supremo Luke Worthington gets back to basics in this week's workout advice.
Strength training is important, period. I often describe it as the cup that every other aspect of physical fitness sits within.Speed is determined by strength—it's simply an expression of force, but applied quickly. Flexibility and mobility are directly determined by stability, which ...
 
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The right way to prepare.
Dear Luke,Well, I've done it. In a pique of 'New Year New Me' madness, I've signed up for a marathon in 2019.I do actually run fairly often already (promise), but this will be a first for me. Any tips for making sure ...
 
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Here's exactly how much.
In the U.S., more than 70 percent of adults are overweight or obese, which costs them a total of $210 billion in medical expenses alone. Obviously, that is a huge sum. But according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...
 
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Some people have a real excuse to skip the gym
It turns out, being "allergic to exercise" isn't just an excuse to crack open another beer and relax in front of the TV.For some, this is a real condition called exercise-induced anaphylaxis—and it's not as fun as it sounds. In fact, it's ...
 
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Keep your shirt on.
Work: what a waste of time, when you could be sculpting your abs. If you're really trying to get a six-pack on the clock, then we're going to go ahead and assume you don't care about breaking a sweat (or punching a vending machine) ...
 
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What a drag.
It's hot. Working out? Even hotter. And yet, the best way to hack your next workout might start with a hot bath.Yes, that sounds sweaty, exhausting, and unappealing, but research shows it produces better workout results in the sticky hot months than taking ...
 
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Training tips from a man in the know
It's sometimes hard to know how best to train for a 10K—whether you're taking part for pure fun and enjoyment or you're running a race to get a good time.We spoke to Nick Anderson Saucony UK coach to get his 10K tips ...
 
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Because let's face it: you'd rather do anything else
Let's face it, unless you're the kind of guy who enjoys boredom, pain and wearing wrap-around sunglasses, then running kind of sucks... but then again, so does being out of shape.Typically pedaled as the first step towards shredding belly fat, many guys ...
 
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Take your routine back to basics with the help of these easy-to-perform exercises
A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon—closely followed by the bearded dragon—since you asked), is a subjective affair. But there are still some exercises that will work, no matter who you are.Yes ...
 
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Only if you'd like your partner to still have sex with you.
Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at [email protected] I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world just ...
 
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Jackman was closely watched by trainers and experts to make sure he didn't die.
In Logan, Hugh Jackman is a growling, stumbling, gnashing, clawing mass of near-dead, sinewy muscle. It's not remotely pretty—which works in the final Wolverine movie's favour—but it is impressive. In much the same way Logan goes through hell to survive the bleak ...
 
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How to get in, and then get the hell out.
Exercise too often goes toe-to-toe with free time for space in our schedules. Who has the flexibility to spend 80 minutes at the gym, not including the time it takes to get there and back home again? If you feel like your ...
 
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And not for the better.
One of the first studies to explore the relationship between exercising and sexual behavior in men arrived at a pretty surprising conclusion: the heavier the workouts, the weaker the libido. While previous studies had looked at the effects of exercise on hormone ...
 
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We'll take it.
The ethos 'no pain, no gain' holds a lot of credence within the health and fitness world, but what if we were to tell you that taking it easy can often be a more effective method?Personal trainer and nutritionist to the stars ...
 
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Yes, you can do a sweat session and have your sandwich after all within your midday break.
Corporate types have made “working lunches” a thing in the name of multitasking and increased productivity. Since it’s 2017, it’s high time “lunch break workouts” become something to help busy ones get some exercise in. With the abundance of gyms near workplaces and ...
 
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Print these out and stick them on your treadmill.
"The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion."- Arnold Schwarzenegger, seven-time Mr. Olympia"A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy ...
 
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Entry level ways to improve your fitness, bank balance and style
The quest for self-improvement comes sharply into focus as the start of a new year looms. It's easy to imagine yourself pumping iron and making green smoothies whilst it's still December and you're blanketed in Quality Street wrappers, less so when January ...