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How to ride your first century, double century, or longer ride in 2017

<b>Are you planning on riding a century, double century or an even longer ride in 2017? There's a huge amount of misguided and unhelpful information on</b> …

Bodybuilder Biceps, Powerlifter Triceps

The Best Training Info From Both, Backed by Science<p>Triceps: Powerlifters Know Best<p>Powerlifters are the group with the most consistently big triceps, …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight

Prepare to blast calories and stoke your metabolism.<p>Strength training is the best thing you can do for weight loss—and the reasons for that are as endless as the buckets you’ll sweat. For starters, resistance training burns hella calories by creating an “after burn” effect post-workout. It also …

Workouts

Fit Fix: The Rock Just Dropped Some Epic Knowledge About Workout Motivation

Rock SolidHow to stay motivated, according to Dwayne Johnson.<b>Find Your Rock</b>: "You don't have to get up at 4am, but I encourage you to find the thing …

What REALLY Happens When Women Lift Heavy Weights

It Gives You Confidence<p>"I've been doing CrossFit for just over two years now, and I have never felt more confident or as capable as I do now thanks …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Workouts

How to shed belly fat fast – without quitting booze

The beer belly is a pain in the gutt for most men who enjoy a regular tipple. But is it really the hoppy beverage that causes bulging bellies and how …

5 Cycling Weight-Loss Successes

Each of these riders tried cycling for weight loss and dropped 100 pounds or more. Find out how they used their bikes to lose the weight and keep it off.<p>It’s tempting to think that cycling for weight loss is so elementary a concept it requires no elaboration. Ride more and make a few changes to …

Pushup: THE Bodyweight Exercise

The 2007 blockbuster 300 depicts the tale of King Leonidas and his brave Spartan army defending their land from Xerxes and the massive Persian empire …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

Men's Health

What We Learned from Riding Every Day

Three cyclists who participated in our 21-Day #RideStreak Challenge share how it changed them<p>Mental clarity, a longer life, better sex—we’ve written before about why you should be riding every day. But when the days are short and the weather description ends in “–pocalypse,” sometimes it takes an …

10 Top Protein Sources

Build muscle and recover from rides quicker with these healthy foods<p>When it comes to ride fuel, some cyclists focus on the all-important carb and let protein fall by the wayside. Don’t fall into that trap. Protein is just as important. In fact, it can help stave off muscle loss as you age and helps …

How Our Readers Lost Nearly 2,700 Pounds While Cycling

Thirty-six lives, 2,696 pounds: This is how our readers have lost the unwanted weight<p>It’s tempting to think that losing weight through cycling is so elementary a concept it requires no elaboration. Ride more and make a few changes to diet and lifestyle, and you’re on your way, right? But of course …