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Get a Workout Without Leaving Your Chair

This week’s lunch break workout is perfect for people who can’t move their legs, or who just don’t want to. That’s right, you’ll work your upper body and core without having to get out of a chair.

What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches and planks aren’t everything. If you want to strengthen your core, you need to think bigger. Your core includes all the muscles in your torso, from your shoulders down to your hips. And it does a lot more than help you sit up.

This Trick Keeps Your Pushups Honest This Trick Keeps Your Pushups Honest

A proper push-up takes you all the way down to the ground—but it’s easy to cheat by only going partway down. To be sure you’re getting the full challenge and benefit out of each rep, pick up your hands every time your chest hits the floor.

The Pallof Press Works Your Core When You’re Sick of Crunches and Planks The Pallof Press Works Your Core When You’re Sick of Crunches and Planks

You’re not limited to simple floor exercises when it comes to working your abs, back, and hips. If you’re ready for a change from planks and crunches, try this cable machine move called the Pallof press.

Your Foam Roller Can Give You a Strength Workout Your Foam Roller Can Give You a Strength Workout

Foam rollers are famous for giving great massages: you just roll your target body part over this handy cylinder. But you can also use a roller as part of a strength workout, where it fills in for exercises that might normally use an exercise ball or a yoga block.

The Right Way to Breathe For More Powerful Weightlifting The Right Way to Breathe For More Powerful Weightlifting

In the weight room, the two most important things to consider are safety and how much you can lift. For some people, it’s one or the other, but with the right breathing techniques, you will be able to lift more weight effectively and do it without hurting yourself. Here’s how.

​Can a Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop?  ​Can a Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop? 

It started as an offhand brag, but turned into a dare. I was telling my Gizmodo colleagues why I loved my Windows 8 tablet: it's fast, it's cheap, it's a fully fledged PC. Hell, I said, I could probably hook it up to a monitor and use it as my workhorse for a week.

Basis Peak Review: The Best Activity Tracker Yet Basis Peak Review: The Best Activity Tracker Yet

The original Basis B1 Band was damn near the greatest activity tracker in the land, but it wasn't. It had all the sensors (and then some) it took to get there, but its performance was inconsistent, and perhaps more importantly, it was bulky and ugly. Well, the Basis Peak is here now to right those wrongs, and guess…

Moto Hint Review: ​The First Bluetooth Headset I Wasn't Ashamed to Wear Moto Hint Review: ​The First Bluetooth Headset I Wasn't Ashamed to Wear

Bluetooth earpieces have always stuck out. I mean they've literally stuck out of your ear. Perhaps they're not as much of a fashion faux pas as Google Glass, but there's definitely a stigma about them. To combat the cyborg look, some wearable manufacturers are building smartwatches, but Motorola also has a backup…

Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: The Best Might Not Be Enough Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: The Best Might Not Be Enough

Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. Many months later it's here at last. It's the best Android Wear device yet, but with the Apple Watch looming on the horizon, it's no longer clear if that's good enough.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Review: Good Lord, That Display Samsung Galaxy Tab S Review: Good Lord, That Display

Samsung's tablet approach the last few years has been to toss every conceivable size into the stores to see if anything takes. They tended to all look they same, perform the same (not great), and vary by just an inch or two here and there. The Galaxy Tab S is different, though. It grabs you by the eyeballs and won't…

Amazon Fire Phone: An All-Seeing 3D Prime Contender Amazon Fire Phone: An All-Seeing 3D Prime Contender

We've been hearing the rumors for weeks (months? years?), and the day has finally come. Amazon's phone is here. It's called the Fire Phone, and it's got some fancy new tricks.

The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Less Is So Much More Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Less Is So Much More

If you can say one thing about Samsung's Galaxy S line of smartphones, it's that they consistently pair some of the best hardware with inexplicable software. The S5 scales back Samsung's bells and whistles, which helps make it easily the best Galaxy phone yet. If only they'd gone even further.

​HTC One 2014 Review: Faster, Stronger, Bigger, Better ​HTC One 2014 Review: Faster, Stronger, Bigger, Better

Last year, the original HTC One won us over with its unprecedented Android design chops. Machined from a solid block of aluminum, it was beautiful and incredibly satisfying to hold. Not only that, it absolutely hauled ass. Needless to say, the new HTC One has big shoes to fill.

Nexus 5 Review: The Best Android Can Offer (Especially For the Price) Nexus 5 Review: The Best Android Can Offer (Especially For the Price)

This year, after having leaked more than a shot-up sieve, the long-awaited Nexus 5 is here with Android 4.4 (KitKat) in tow. It's most definitely one of the best phones you can buy, even if it doesn't quite meet its inflated expectations.

Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Review: A Pain in the Wrist Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Review: A Pain in the Wrist

The Galaxy Gear wants desperately to be the vanguard of a new era of wearable computers. But while it promises more than the rest of the pack, if anything it makes absolutely clear that the future's still a long ways off.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Review: Biggerer and Betterer Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Review: Biggerer and Betterer

Samsung's Galaxy Note series has been the most popular BIG phone since it was first released a couple of years ago. The Galaxy Note 2 made some major improvements over the original in terms of speed and utility, and while the Galaxy Mega was a giant step backwards, the Galaxy Note 3 looks to leapfrog them both. And,…

We've Got Live Tech Support To Answer Questions on All Your New Gadgets We've Got Live Tech Support To Answer Questions on All Your New Gadgets

Did you get a bunch of new gear today? Got some questions about how to use it?

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