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How To Do Skullcrushers

At last – an exercise with a fun name! There’s nothing wrong with accurate, descriptive terms like “squat” or “dumbbell pull-over” but do they excite like skullcrusher? They absolutely do not. With that excitement might come a twinge of fear, but rest assured, there will be no actual crushing of skulls during a set of […]

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Pro Ultrarunner Jax Mariash on What It’s Like to Train for the 170-Mile Grand 2 Grand Ultra

For many runners, finishing a marathon is a once-in-a-lifetime feat. For a smaller percentage, it’s a multiple-times-in-a-lifetime accomplishment. And for an even tinier group, it’s a multiple-times-in-a-day achievement. Members of that last category include participants in the Grand 2 Grand Ultra (G2G), an annual 170-mile ultra race (an ultra distance is anything longer than 26.2 […]

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The 2 Exercises You Need to Help You Master Jessica Biel's Challenging Pistol Squats

Right now, Jessica Biel has bragging rights on multiple fronts. Her lead performance in The Sinner earned the actor her first-ever Emmy nomination. She and husband Justin Timberlake topped “Best Dressed” lists at Monday's award ceremony with their wedding-inspired attire. And perhaps most impressive of all, Biel mastered an extremely tough, expert-level exercise: the pistol […]

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The Internet Is Obsessed With This Diagram for Mastering Front Splits—Here's Why They're Beneficial

Yep, your hips really can bend like that—here's how. Recently, Pinterest has experienced a surge in wellness-related searches, especially for bedtime rituals, biohacks, and self-care, according to a new report. Another buzzy search topic: stretches. In fact, this how-to explainer demonstrating a front split has been pinned over 18,000 times. If you’re thinking your body doesn’t bend that way, you’re not […]