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Five of the best-rated apps to help you quit smoking

Kick the habit for good<p>There's no doubt that quitting smoking is one of the most important health-based decisions you can make, but it can also be …

Apps

Fit in my 40s: ‘I have the forward hunch of a sedentary worker’

I am back at Nyambe’s personal training studio. “Everybody is in training for the life that they lead,” he says. “If you and Mo Farah had a sitting-down-for-eight-hours competition, you would win.”<p>In case you’ve forgotten; my anterior chain (the front) is tight, my posterior chain is weak, and this …

Exercise

How to get rock-hard calves like Dwayne Johnson

How to get rock-hard calves like Dwayne Johnson<p>Instagram/@TheRock<p>Anita Dake<p>The highest-paid actor in the world is getting bigger and bigger, …

Dwayne Johnson

The Surprising Reason You Need to Take a Recovery Day | Men’s Health

They found that the rowers had significantly lower levels of osteoprotegerin (OPG)—a protein that protects against bone loss—and higher levels of sclerostin (SOST)—a protein that hinders new bone formation—during high volume, high intensity training weeks (an average of 18 hours a week) compared to …

HIIT or LISS: What’s Better for Your Heart?

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls, which is part of POPSUGAR's influencer network.</i><p>Boy, do I love me some cardio. And you should to. Think about it: of all the muscles in your body, none is as important as your heart. It's the only muscle that never gets to stop …

Zero Boundaries Episode 5: Boxing

To have any prayer of surviving intact after a boxing match, a fighter needs to be physically prepared to meet the rigors of the sport. So to make …

Boxing

25 Amazing Bum Exercises — No Equipment Required!

You don't need to be doing loads of weighted squats to get a round, firm bum. These effective bodyweight moves will make your backside burn — and …

Workouts

Tip: The Most Filling Foods

The best foods for losing fat are the ones that fill you up the most and keep hunger at bay. Here's the list.<p>How All Diets Work<p>There are obviously …

Nutrition

This No-Equipment Workout Will Ignite Parts of Your Body You Didn't Know Existed

There's so much to love about a strong midsection — most importantly, it's essential for a healthy body. Fact: strengthening the core helps improve …

Exercise

Is There A Difference Between The Sexes When It Comes To Fitness?

There’s a blatant sexism in the fitness industry. One only has to look at fitness stock photos too see this blatant double standard between men and women. Women are treated like toned sex objects lifting small weights and doing simple exercises whereas men are depicted as hulking muscle bound super …

Exercise

Build A Bigger Chest! Anton Antipov's Striated Chest Workout

We recently had the privilege of catching up with Team Nutrex athlete and IFBB pro Anton Antipov.<p>While visiting the Muscle & Strength HQ, we got a …

Spinach Ricotta Pie, Vegetarian Pie Recipe

Spinach Ricotta Pie<p>Spinach and ricotta pie is a savoury pie the mixes soft ricotta cheese with fresh baby spinach on a bed of crunchy puff pastry and is not only delicious, it's also easy to make!<p><i>Watch full video recipe:</i><p><i>Spinach Ricotta Pie | Vegetarian Pie Recipe | Italian Food Recipe</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 …

Italian Food

17 Profound Quotes From an Ancient Zen Master That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master …

Back Attack

<b>Unleash your inner beast with a smart and technical program that mixes hypertrophy with functionality.</b><b>By Mike Carlson</b> Everyone loves Back Day. When …

Workouts

Tip: 3 Rep Ranges for Bigger Biceps

If you always do 3 sets of 10 for biceps, you're missing out on some serious arm growth. Here's a better plan.<p>In bodybuilding, regardless of the body …

The "Muscle Rebound" Workout: 4 Day Strength Split Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout60-75 …

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This One-Superset Workout Will Rock Your Entire Body

x<p>Chisel killer abs, shoulders, and legs with just 2 exercises<p>Supersets—working two different muscle groups back to back with little to no rest—are a great way to pack in an effective workout in less time. There’s no time for lallygagging to the drinking fountain or chatting with your gym pals …

Here's what critics are saying about John Wick: Chapter 2

Yeah, he’s thinking he’s back. A few years after Keanu Reeves re-asserted himself as an action star with 2014’s high-octane revenge thriller <i>John …

Tip: Ditch the Barbell Row

There's a better exercise to build your back. Safer too. Check it out.<p>Building your back doesn't have to brutalize your spine. Here's one of the best …

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

Minimalism

Starting Out at 40: A Plan for Greater Health and Fitness

Like at the start of any new year, at my gym we have had a few new faces turn up at our door looking for help getting into shape. <b>Over the years my</b> …

What Is Karma?

Karma refers to the mental impulses – based on our previous behavioral patterns – that drive us to act, speak, and think the way we do. Our habits …

Spirituality

Five Productivity Tips For People Who Work For Themselves

As a freelancer or solo founder, staying on task is tough when you’re your own boss. These entrepreneurs share their secrets.<p>“Look over here,” vibrates your phone.<p>“Read me,” implores your inbox.<p>“I’m so cute–take a look at me!” whimpers a puppy video.<p>When you’re building a company, growing a team, …

Project Management

Budget European city breaks: Cut-price alternatives to Paris, London, Amsterdam and more

The majority of Europe’s most popular city break destinations are also the most expensive. Yet, there are ways to get a similar weekend away at a …

12 Ways to Burn Fat Without Setting Foot In the Gym

Have you been skipping the gym lately? No biggie—as long as you stay active in other ways. “A lot of people skip workouts completely when the …

Fitness

Wealth, health and happiness: the psychology of money - Health - ABC News

Money. So much of our lives is spent wanting it, needing it, earning it, spending it and then regretting what we did with it.<p>There are many things …

Personal Finance

PERFECT YOUR REAR DELT TRAINING WITH THE MONSTROUS SETH FEROCE

Rear delt training the appropriate way.<p>For a bodybuilder you cannot just shape one section of the body and also believe that the various other puzzle …

The Best Way to Work Out to Increase Your Sex Drive

Want better sex? The answer is in your workout<p>Getting sweaty (outside the sheets) is actually a major turn-on—science says so. Studies consistently …

9 Amazing Ways to Enjoy Coffee Besides Your Morning Latte

Who doesn’t like a good buzz now and then? Getting your caffeine fix is easier than ever today, with coffee recipes perking up all kinds of drinks, …

Coffee