Darryl Thomas

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Swim Like a Fish, Look Like an Olympian

Before you take the plunge, soak up these 7 tips from top swimming experts<p>If clearing 25 to 50 meters in a pool without clinging to the sidewall or trying to catch a breather sounds impossible, that's probably because humans aren't meant to swim. “When we jump in water, our body reacts in this way …

Lose Weight and Still Gain Muscle

Boost lean body mass even when cutting calories<p><b>Question:</b> How can I gain muscle while I am on a low-calorie diet to lose weight?<p><i>(from reader Lee Larry)</i><b><br>Answer:</b> Sorry bud, there’s no magic trick for this—just reality. “Chances are you won’t gain muscle while on a very-low-calorie diet,” says Mike …

The Exercises That Will Fire Up Your Metabolism

Add these to your repertoire and watch it burn<p><b>Question:</b> What can I do to increase my metabolism? <i></i><p><i>(from reader Dean John Acut Martin)</i><p><b>Answer:</b> Fire up your internal engine by tweaking your diet and exercise routine. BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of <i>Men’s Health</i> StreamFit, recommends eating at least 20 to 30 …

Weight loss - The Running Bug

16 Cross-Training Activities to Try

Get yourself in running shape with these great activities.<p>Cross-training for runners<p>You joined in on a pick-up soccer game this weekend with friends or went kayaking on vacation and felt the burn. Can these activities work for the XT spot on the training calendar or should you still head to the gym …

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