Fitness

Baseball training: Addison Russell’s 7 essential exercises for building strength and power

Baseball players get their power from the ground up. Sure, you can work out your arms until they’re Schwarzenegger-sized, but without working your legs too, you won’t be able to transfer that power from your body to the field. Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell knows this all too well. [RELATED1] Even though he plays a position that isn’t always known ...

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The best gyms in America: 2017 edition

Not all gyms are created equal. Some excel with intense fitness classes, while others offer impressive personal trainer programs (with equally impressive results). Select city gyms can go the whole nine yards with amazing amenities, while other gyms take luxury to a whole new level. So we set out to recognize the best gyms in America. We’re talking about top-quality ...

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Acer just announced a $139 smartwatch with ‘stamina tracking’

There are plenty of fitness-themed smartwatches currently on the market, but most of them have one unfortunate detail in common: They’re pretty expensive. The Apple Watch Series 2 sells for $ 269, and the Android Wear-powered LG Watch Sport costs even more at $ 349. However, there’s a new alternative to the pricey luxury smartwatch: The $ 139 Acer Leap ...

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Watch: ‘Alien: Covenant’ prologue reveals ominous ‘Prometheus’ connection

YouTube / 20th Century Fox They reached their destination—but that was only the beginning. In “The Crossing,” the new prologue released for Alien: Covenant, director Ridley Scott shows how 2012’s Prometheus leads into the sequel. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) rebuilds android David (Michael Fassbender) and travels to the home planet of the Engineers, who were revealed to be the creators ...

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Everything a fit guy needs to know for April 2017

Buy this! Commute like a pro When it comes to your daily commute, I’m all for anything that gets you pedaling. But if you want to elevate your cycling game, invest in the new (and insanely affordable) Classic 2.0 Gotham Edition from Priority Bicycles. At a mere 26 pounds, it’s tough as nails, and it’s got a supercool, all-black stealth ...

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Watch: Rob Gronkowski crashes White House press briefing

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Even in the White House, it’s just Gronk being Gronk. With the New England Patriots visiting on Wednesday to celebrate their epic Super Bowl victory, Rob Gronkowski decided to have some fun. [RELATED1] While Press Secretary Sean Spicer was in the middle of his daily media briefing, Gronkowski appeared from behind a curtain and offered to “help” ...

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Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather contract coming ‘in a few days’

Isaac Brekken, Ezra Shaw/Getty Images UFC President Dana White dropped a bombshell on the world of boxing on Wednesday, saying that the long-rumored superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is getting closer to being finalized, and that he expects a final agreement ‘in a few days.’ “I think we get the McGregor side in the next couple of days. ...

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