The new year is here, and with it the urge to plunge headfirst into some sort of insane, Rocky IV-level training regimen to whip your body into the best shape it’s ever been. Before you pursue that precarious path, only to get injured or burn out before the end of the month, consider the following: amazing results are possible, but your mind must be ready first.
So take a deep breath and check out some of the content below, which is jam-packed with excellent advice on workouts, apps, supplements, equipment and recovery. Then get out there and start lugging Siberian logs — er, swinging kettlebells — along with everything else that will methodically move you toward your goals.
Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout
Trying to do the shortest workout possible? Here's one to try.
The Ultimate Hotel Room Workout
This workout takes just 20 minutes, and can be done in any hotel room — or honestly any living room.
The 12 Best Fitness Apps Right Now
Countless apps strive to help make you fitter, stronger, leaner, looser and more relaxed than ever before. Here are our favorites.
What Everyday Athletes Need to Know About Supplements
The future of supplements continues to expand, but what should you actually take?
5 Protein Powders Top Fitness Trainers Swear By
Protein powder is crucial for recovery -- take a hint from these experts.
5 BCAA Supplements Personal Trainers Swear By
Branched-chain amino acids can reduce fatigue, aid recovery and boost growth. Here are some excellent BCAA sources recommended by pros.
The Best Available Dumbbells for Your Home Gym — and the Best Moves to Do With Them
Where to find increasingly scarce home weight equipment, plus expert tips on what to do with it.
The 5 Best Kettlebells to Buy and the 5 Best Moves to Do with Them
If you're looking for one functional tool that'll work with every move you do, pick up a kettlebell today.
The 11 Best Gym Shoes for Every Type of Workout
Whether you hit the CrossFit Box or lift weights at the gym, there's a sneaker in here for you.
This Year, Upgrade To A Better Foam Roller
The TriggerPoint Charge Vibe can teach you the proper way to foam roll, helping to eliminate pain and upping your mobility.
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