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5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

Science Fiction

10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Cooking

The 364-Rep Bodyweight Workout To Melt Fat

<b>Ben says: "</b>If you struggle with chin-ups, then look to use a resistance band to assist you, or if you’re still struggling, then use the lat pulldown …

Workouts

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Workouts

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

Because we all want to save time during the busy week.<p>March 30, 2018<p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the …

This 6-Minute Workout Will Reshape Your Butt — but You Won't Be Able to Walk Tomorrow!

If you're looking for a little help bringing up the rear, we've got the workout for you. Dempsey Marks from Gold's Gym in LA designed this …

How to Diet to Get Visible Abs

Remember that episode of Oprah where she gave everyone cars and yelled, “You get a car, and you get a car, and you get a car”?<p>Today’s article is kind …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Lose Weight by Planning Ahead With These 45 Lunch Meal-Prep Ideas

Maybe you've been meal prepping like a badass for years, or maybe you're just starting this week. Wherever you are in your meal-prep journey, here are some delicious, nourishing lunch ideas for inspiration. We're already looking forward to lunch next week!

Healthy Eating

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Nutrition

Immune Boosting Turmeric Tea

<i>Fight off the viruses with this Immune Boosting Turmeric Tea! Freshly brewed cup of turmeric tea will help you stay healthy during cold winter months.</i><p>…

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

Muscle-Specific Training Frequency for Bodybuilding<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Different muscles have different recovery times. The training …

Muscle

This Cheap Tool Can Help You Burn Major Fat

Your workouts will be totally transformed<p>Mini bands are becoming increasingly popular in workouts, and for good reason. The small rubber loop is the cheapest, easiest way to make any bodyweight exercise more effective.<p>Originally a proven alternative to free weights and machines for the elderly and …

Bands

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Make More Gains. Go to the Gym Less Often.<p>A Better Way to Lift Weights<p>One of the most fundamental decisions every lifter needs to make is how often …

The Belly-Fat Inferno

Rev your metabolism, build lean muscle, and boost your total-body power and endurance<p>Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 9• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 3• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 22• <b><br>Best For</b>: Mobility, Fat Loss, Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS:</b><p>Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells or dumbbells for this …

Exercise

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

11 Salad Dressing Recipes to Help You Kick the Bottled Stuff

Salads don't always get a lot of love. They often feel like a chore, something you force yourself to eat to feel less guilty about the more interesting food on your plate. But a salad can be just as exciting as any other part of a meal, and the easiest way to improve your salads is to lose the …

Cooking

​Feed Your Muscles With This Vanilla Almond Ice Cream

​This sweet treat packs 29 grams of protein<p>Why reach for a plain, boring protein bar or shake post-workout when you can have ice cream instead? Blend together some almond butter, protein powder (like this organic whey from the <i>Men's Health</i> store), milk, and water, and you've got this sweet, cool …

Nutrition

No Crunches Please: A 3 Phase Core Workout

<b>You can get a great core workout without ever doing a sit-up or crunch.</b> Many people hate crunches and even more find that they aggravate their lower …

Tip: Supplement Your Training With Band Work

High-rep band exercises will help you to avoid injury and build some extra muscle. Give these a shot.<p>Doing high-rep resistance band work has many …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Introducing the Special Forces Workouts (and a Must-Read FAQ)

Click Here to Get Started on the Special Forces Workouts<p><i>The Special Forces workouts start today! This program is designed by Special Forces operator</i> …

3 Trigger Point Drills For Pain Relief

Fix Your Feet, Shoulders, and Hips<p>If you want to increase mobility, strength, power, or muscle mass, you need to create a pain-free environment from …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …