Tagged: fitness

Some Benchmarks for Your Pull-Up Journey

Do you want to do a pull-up? Can you already do a few, but want to move forward from here? In our series of year-end fitness benchmarks, here are several levels of pull-up oriented...

What Are Fat Gripz Good For?

Our quest to explain every weird thing at the gym has now landed on Fat Gripz, the heavy rubber handles, often blue, that you can wrap around barbells and dumbbells. Their main job is...

Try These Flexibility Benchmarks

For the last month of 2019, we’re going to do some exercises to measure progress and set goals. Whether you’ve worked out a lot this year or you’re just starting, taking a specific benchmark...

Customize Your Yoga Flows With This Chart

If you’re used to a class, doing yoga on your own can be daunting—which poses should you choose? Or if you’re following along with a flow you found online, how can you modify or...

It’s Time to Try a Jefferson Deadlift

So far in our weird lifts challenge, I’ve asked you to do a one-handed deadlift and a one-handed dumbbell snatch. Now here’s a relief: for this week’s lift, I’ll let you put both hands...

Let’s Get Weird and Try a One Handed Deadlift

We’ve done a lot of different exercises in the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, from barbell lifts to endurance sports to yoga and more. This month will be special, though: we’re going to take on some...

How Was Your Month of Interval Workouts?

We made it through October, which means the month of cardio intervals is over and we now get to lie on the floor, sweating and panting, and vowing to never do this again. Read...