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Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Core Muscle Strength and Stability Test

How can you know how strong your core muscles are and whether you are improving with training? There are many exercises and movement patterns …

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How to End Shoulder Pain From Lifting

You don’t have to live with the pain. Here’s how to get rid of it, and avoid it in the future<p>Shoulder injuries don’t discriminate. They account for up to 36 percent of all major weight-room injuries (that is, the ones severe enough to require medical attention), and they target big and small guys …

How to Do Pyramid Weight Training Workouts

Pyramid weight training can help you progress with your workouts or get past a plateau, It can fine-tune your workout and add variety in your …

Core Exercises on the Ball

The exercise ball is one of the best tools for building strength, endurance, and stability in the core. Because you're on an unstable surface, your …

Workouts

How to Satiate Your Senses in Sedona, Arizona

The unique beauty of Sedona, Arizona, confronts you unexpectedly. With a gentle bend of Highway 89A, the sere lowlands drop away and a craggy turret …

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Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories

Stop counting calories. It’s the clock that counts.<p>That’s the concept behind time-restricted feeding, or TRF, a strategy increasingly being studied by researchers as a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity.<p>In TRF, you can eat whatever you want and as much as you want—just not …

The Four Best Moves For a Stronger Core

Carving washboard abs to rival Chris Hemsworth or David Beckham is certainly one reason to work your core, but it’s far from the most important …

This Exercise Can Strengthen Your Core and Blow Up Your Biceps

All you need is one set of dumbbells and 10 minutes<p>Trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Abs, a workout program from <i>Men's Health</i> that will help you build the six-pack of your dreams, is here with a single move that will do double-duty on your arms and abs. The best part? You only need one set of …

Workouts

5 Easy-to-Prep Meals For Early Morning Bike Rides

Put down the Pop-Tart and fuel with these easy morning meals<p>You’ve made the effort to lay out your shoes and chamois, get up at the butt-crack of dawn, and squeeze in those miles before riding your office chair all day. Don’t derail your dawn patrol ride by shoveling a few cookies in your face as …

Pump Your Jams with Your Ears Wide Open with New Trekz Air Headphones

New bone conduction headphones let you rock your playlist without tuning out your surroundings<p>First let’s state the obvious: Riding with music pumping in your ears can be dangerous—especially on the road where hearing oncoming cars is essential, but also off road where you’re deaf to approaching …

Here's How to Work Your Way to a Pullup From the Ground Up

Good muscle control will make all the difference<p>Pullups are the ultimate upper body exercise. Your shoulders, arms, back, and abs all have to work together to raise your body to the bar. They help build the back of Adonis and lock in perfect posture.<p>But pullups don't come easy to many, and even …

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Liquid I.V. Delivers Fluids Fast When You Need to Hydrate

Based on World Health Organization science, the formula is engineered for optimum hydration—and it works!<p>Hydration equals power. Starting a ride or race fully hydrated means you have all the blood volume you need to feed your muscles, keep your core temperature in check, and sweat enough to keep …

The Top 25 Brunello di Montalcino 2012

<i></i>2012 is not a vintage to miss for fans of Brunello di Montalcino. James has now tasted nearly 170 wines from the 2012 vintage (first report, second …

The Complete Guide To Vino Nobile di Montepulciano [INFOGRAPHIC]

1 minute Read<p>Learning about Italian reds can be a daunting task– but, if there’s one wine you need to know about, it’s Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. …

​This New Workout Will Completely Change Your Definition Of Dad Bod

​Trainer Cory Gregory designed a plan that’ll reshape your entire body<p>Raising a family is no excuse to get soft.<p>Sure, you’re now in charge of shuffling your kid to soccer practice and making sure his homework gets done each night, but there’s also one more responsibility you just can’t shirk—and …

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​The Bodyweight Triceps Crusher You Can Do Anywhere

All you need is a bench and 20 minutes to fry your tris<p>The road to perfect horseshoe-shaped triceps almost always goes through the weight room, with triceps pressdowns, skull-crushers, and dips. But it doesn't need to end there, because all you really need to blast your tris is your own bodyweight …

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Giant Sets: The Best Thing You Aren’t Doing to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

• Grab a pull-up bar with a grip about one fist outside of you normal pull-up grip width.<br>• If you can’t do these with strict form, use a box or a bench …

Can’t Do Pull-Ups? Here’s Your Game Plan

There are two inconvenient truths about pull-ups. One, they’re a standard marker of fitness. Two, just performing a single pull-up is extremely …

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Strength Train This Way for Maximum Watts

Break out of a weight-room rut with this training plan designed to help you make real fitness gains<p>As a cyclist, you’d never saddle up and spin 15- to 16mph around the same 20-mile loop three times a week expecting to make measurable fitness gains. Yet many riders do just that in the gym: We go in …

These 5 Stabilizing Exercises Will Keep You Strong in the Saddle

Balanced workouts make balanced riders. Perform these moves at least three times a week to see big strength gains.<p>Your bike frame isn’t the only thing keeping you balanced as you ride. Keep your human frame in check with exercises that strengthen your stabilizing muscles, so they can support you …

11 Reasons to Visit Italy's Amalfi Coast

It may only stretch for 30 miles, but the Amalfi Coast offers enough idyllic beauty and Italian luxury for a standalone trip. Driving its winding seaside roads will take you to charming coastal towns, scenic beaches, villas and gardens, and some of the best hotels in the world. Looking for la dolce …

Bodyweight Basics: 3 Day Bodyweight Workout Plan

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration4 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-30 …

Tip: Take This to Change White Fat to Brown Fat

The more brown fat you have, the more calories you burn.<p>Brown Fat vs. White Fat<p>Maybe you're lean, or relatively lean. You probably think you got that …

Stability and 3D Training will Improve Your Riding

Check out these four exercises to help increase your Stability, 3D integration, Movement and function.<p>Following up on last month's Pinkbike article …

Hamstring Training for Cyclists

<b>Weight training and cycling: two activities that for most people are kept completely separate.</b> As a cyclist, you love the cardio buzz you get - the …

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.<p>Lunges are one of the best …

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …