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When (and Why) to Train Below Aerobic Threshold

Run too fast some of the time, and you’ll probably get slower all the time.<p>That is the running-training paradox— a paradox that has led to the …

Marathons

7 signs you're more successful than you think

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

6 Santa Monica Hotels With The Best Beach Access

When it comes to getting a good dose of Vitamin Sea, you really can't beat the convenience and beauty of Santa Monica Beach. A short 20-minute drive …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we experience.<p>So what are the stressful habits we need to stop tolerating? Here …

Self-improvement

Deliciously Filling High-Protein Smoothies to Help With Weight Loss

Smoothies are an easy way to pack tons of vitamins and nutrients into your day, but if your concoction falls short on protein, you'll likely be hungry soon after sipping. In order to make a smoothie that will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours, protein is a must!<p>Nutritionists Stephanie …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

How to Train for a 100-Mile Race

To people uninitiated in the ultrarunning world, 100-mile runs lie somewhere between incredible and unfathomable. But, when normal people start …

4 Day Workout Program to Build Serious Mass

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

The 10-Minute Bench Press Solution

Make Gains, Bury the Pain<p>The Problem<p>Know what sucks? Not being able to do what you were once great at, or seeing your performance slowly get worse. …

Exercise

Understanding the Shoulder and Bulletproofing It From Injury

<b>A few weeks ago I wrote on the importance of addressing the upper back musculature to develop a stable and functional shoulder joint and shoulder</b> …

Knock Them On Their Asses

The 2 Mandatory Lifts For High-Speed Strength<p>Sports, Speed, and Specificity<p>When lifters talk about specificity, they're usually talking about an …

Does the 7-Minute Workout Actually Work?

A typical day for most Americans might sound something like this: You wake up, head to work, pick the kids up or run a few errands and finally make …

Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

The Fastest Way to Become a Bad-Ass Rope Skipper<p>Portable and Effective<p>Jump rope training can benefit everyone. You can use it for long periods at a …

CrissCross

WTF Workouts: Do You Have What It Takes to Complete Them?

<b>WTF workouts are challenging</b>. If you can complete them, you must be in fine shape. They can be brutal and can lead to you saying, "Why the flip am I …

5 Money-Saving Tricks Airlines Don't Want You to Know | Inc.com

We all love to complain about airlines and their never-ending efforts to find new, clever, and incredibly annoying ways to squeeze every penny out of travelers. But when it comes to soothing your travel rage, revenge is sweeter than anger.<p>You know they're using every tool out there to maximize …

Google Flights

How Decoding Your Resting and Maximum Heart Rates Can Help You Crush Your Workouts and Avoid Overtraining

With every beat, your heart drums out a steady stream of Morse code–like messages about your health and fitness. Most trackers will go only so far in …

This 5-day bodybuilding split is a timeless classic

Working out has gotten so complex. So many classes, so many new pieces of equipment, supplements—even the clothing. Options are great, but sometimes …

Workouts

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes | Men's Health

Compare that to running at a 10-minute mile pace for the same amount of time, which burns 146 calories, according to California State University research. Or CrossFit’s notorious Cindy workout, which burns 261 calories but takes 20 minutes, scientists at Kennesaw State University found.<p>For the …

GoNOLA Tops: Best Burgers

Beignets, boudin, boils... and burgers. See which restaurants are serving up the best, most boss burgers in New Orleans.The post GoNOLA Tops: Best …

New Orleans

Bodyweight Giant Set That Burns Fat and Builds Muscle Like Crazy

It’s clear that for sustained fat loss, training is necessary. A diet alone is not a viable option because it will destroy your muscles as much as it …

Exercise

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

When it's game time, are you usually the last one picked? Are you often referred to as the "skinny guy?" Can you eat massive amounts of food and …

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Exercise

The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

Two Simple Ways To Strengthen Your Swim Catch

Photo: Shutterstock.comPhoto: Shutterstock.comTake a look at your arm position when you lift yourself out of the pool or push away from your …

Swimming

How to bleed Shimano mountain bike disc brakes - MBR

Keeping your Shimano stoppers in tip-top condition is easy when you know how<p>Watch our easy guide on how to bleed Shimano mountain bike disc brakes so …

The 19 coolest new businesses in San Francisco

San Francisco has long been the hub for huge Silicon Valley tech companies — but it's also home to some seriously cool local businesses.<p>From a 2.5-ton mobile pizza oven and a beef-jerky bar to the city's first indoor golf course, we're highlighting some of the newest and coolest businesses in San …

A Perfect Weekend in San Francisco For $25 A Day

Ignore those depressing headlines about how expensive San Francisco has become (both for renters and travelers)--there's still plenty to do on a budget in this constantly evolving city. By sticking to one neighborhood each day, you'll save on transportation costs and allow yourself more time to …

San Francisco