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This Is How Many Calories You're Actually Burning When You Work Out

Because the treadmill lies.

Abs Week 2015! Core-Crushing Combo #4

Melt your middle with this 2-move workout<p>Has your core had enough yet? We hope not, because here is your fourth workout of Abs Week 2015.<p>You’ll perform two exercises: the hollow-body pushup hold and the dumbbell overhead press. For each exercise, you’ll “block” your feet or squeeze them …

21 Great Quotes to Read Before Going to Sleep

Everybody loves a good quote, and these words of wisdom can help you settle in for sweeter dreams and better night's sleep.<p>Mood and perspective play a significant role on our mindsets before bed, which can in turn influence our quality of sleep. Think about your own experiences -- is there a …

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29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

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11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Apps

7 Coffee Alternatives for a Midday Energy Boost

Coffee is a favorite pick-me-up across the world, but reliance on it can hamper productivity, mood, and eventually your health. Here are 7 alternatives to coffee that are healthier and work just as well!<p>There's a reason 150 million Americans regularly drink coffee or similar caffeinated …

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Improve Your Pullup and Overhead Press

It’s so simple you’ll wonder why you never did it before<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour wants you to just hang around at the gym.<p>Hanging from a pullup bar offers a long list of benefits, he says. For one, it decompresses your spine which decreases your risk of back injury and helps correct …

How to get up early, start the day, work fast, think faster and have a simple life

Required reading for anyone wearing shoes without socks this summer

Personally, I find going sockless more comfortable; I like the feeling of good leather on my feet and, combined with a no break hem, the ankle breeze provides a significant cooling effect.<p>We get a lot of questions about this, so if you're not comfortable with socklessness yet, here are some tips to …

Men's Fashion

Crazy Good Maple Bacon Skillet Cornbread

Maple bacon skillet cornbread is something you just know will be good. How could it not be, with that flavor combination?!<p>As soon as you hear the words "maple" and "bacon," you know it’s going to be good. To me, it really doesn’t even matter what words come after those two because maple bacon …

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The 10-Minute Ab Workout That Anyone Can Do

This is not your standard core routine<p>People love to prove that they can hold a plank for a really long time. In fact, the plank record is more than five hours, set just last week.<p>This is incredibly impressive, but most fitness experts agree that holding a plank beyond a minute or two does no good. …

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions

Get ready for the 50 questions you're most likely to be asked in your next interview.<p>Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked …

25 Awesome Tools for Getting Organized | How to Be More Organized

BIG NEWS!<p><b>A fresh new version of the Living Well Planner® will be arriving soon—join our waitlist now to be first in line to get a sneak peek of the</b> …

9 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

1 of 10<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Give Them a Try<p>Sometimes the best exercise is the one you’re not doing. And why is such a great move not part of your training? …

The Get Lean Workout

This is your ticket to a leaner, more shredded body<p>Some things in life are complicated—taxes, rocket science, women—but losing your spare tire doesn’t have to be one of them.<p>This 30-minute fat-loss workout is as simple as it gets. It consists of only 8 exercises—but those movements were …

76 Stress Relievers

8 exercises to help prevent injury

At the gym, where bare legs reign, it’s easy to spot the runners. They’re the ones with skinny legs and 3D quads who are doing squats, hamstring …

47 Crazy-Fun Plank Variations for a Killer Core

Planks are the MacGyver of bodyweight movements: They're super tough and great for almost any situation. The versatile move is best known for working …

Learn all about the accessory that tracks your stress — and helps you cope

Technology makes it really easy to keep track of our physical health these days. A FitBit bracelet can track your heart rate, your movement, your …