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Benefits of a 5x5 Workout

If you've been around the weightlifting world for any period of time, chances are you've heard fellow gym-goers talking about 5x5s. The 5x5 workout …

Exercise

This 45-Minute HIIT Workout Will Help Shrink Your Belly

If you're looking to burn calories, lose body fat, and gain muscle, this 45-minute workout designed by fitness instructor John Kersbergen is all you …

Exercise

​The 12-Move Dumbbell Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Do this circuit at home, at work, or even a hotel<p>This workout features a 12-move whole body circuit using a pair of 25-pound dumbbells (or whatever pair of dumbbells you have access to). You do each move for as many quality reps as you can in a minute with no more than 15 to 30 seconds of rest …

This Workout Class Pairing Will Transform Your Body

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden creates an easy-to-follow plan.<p>Left to my own devices in a gym, I'm clueless. I see weight machines and go, NOPE<i>.</i> That's why I love taking group fitness classes—you literally get told what to do. In the age of ClassPass and a la carte studio booking, however, I …

She Ate Cucumber Every Day, And Then Everybody Noticed That She Has Changed. Here’s What Happened!

Cucumbers are one of the most underrated veggies, but they are loaded with numerous nutrients and antioxidants that can combat free radicals and …

Weight Lifting to Build a Big Gluteus Maximus

The gluteus maximus, the largest and strongest muscle in your lower body, is responsible for extending your hips or driving your legs back behind …

Muscle

10 Things That Shouldn't Happen If Your Relationship Is ROCK SOLID

You say the two of you are tight. Rock solid. Impossible to tear apart. The two of you are a match made in heaven. An unbeatable team. Whatever the metaphor is for long-term bliss, you believe your relationship is it. The alpha and omega. Kismet.<p>And you may be right. There is one way, however, to …

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10 Reasons You Should Drink Warm Lemon Water

10 Reasons You Should Drink Warm Lemon Water<p>Warm Lemon water is known by everyone for how it enhances weight loss and improved eye sight. Lemons are …

7 Reasons You Should Eat An Apple Everyday

7 Reasons You Should Eat An Apple Everyday<p>Apple fruit is one of the most popular and favorite fruits among the health conscious, fitness lovers who …

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8 Ways to Have a Sexy as Hell Relationship OUTSIDE of the Bedroom

Sex in a relationship is definitely important. And yes, you can just take 20 minutes out of a day for sex with your partner. But is that really enough to keep sexual attraction and intimate connection thriving in your relationship?<p>I say "No." Love is way more fun (and sexier) when you connect with …

Relationships

Exercise can take 10 years off your brain's age, new study shows

There’s more evidence that what’s good for your heart is good for your head. A new study shows that people who run, swim or do other moderate exercise have brains that look, on average, 10 years younger than the brains of couch potatoes.<p>"Our study showed that for older people, getting regular …

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

This Exercise Works Your Glutes, Hamstrings, and Lower Back All At Once

All you need is a bench and your body weight to do it<p>The reverse hyper works your glutes, hamstrings, and lower back all at once.<p>Unfortunately, most gyms don’t have reverse hyperextension machines.<p>But check out the video above to see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrate how to …

6 Things You Should Say to Your Soulmate Every Single Day

From someone who lost hers.<p>For three years, I had the most perfect marriage in the entire world. I never set out to brag about it, but it's really hard not to. We loved each other. We liked each other. We finished each other's sandwiches, sentences, and Starbucks (he was the slowest drinker on the …

12 Things Healthy Morning People Do Every Day

They move, they hydrate, they conquer.<p>As someone who breaks a sweat before work nearly every single day, I'm often asked, "How do you do it?"<p>"The key to making it work is to have a strategy, ritual, and reward system," says Adam Rosante, a CosmoBody trainer who wakes up to work out at 6 a.m. He's …

Fitness

NEW STUDY: How to Activate More Muscle Fibers—With Your Mind

A new study from Denmark confirms the mind-muscle connection. Here’s how to use it during your next workout<p>The more you focus on the muscle you’re working, the more muscle fibers you activate. This mind-muscle connection was confirmed in a recent study from Denmark.<p>“The mind has a bigger influence …

Create an Extraordinary Life: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

<b>“We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it's tiny. A pebble starts the avalanche.” ~K.A. Laity</b><p>Do you have a vision of a …

The Burpee Workout That Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Grab a swolemate and get to work<p>Double the sweat, double the gains: People who work out with a partner they feel comfortable with are more energetic and happier than those who work out alone, report Santa Clara University scientists.<p>And the better you feel going into a workout, the better you’ll …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

A Deadlift Variation That Works Just About Every Muscle in the Body

Deadlifts may as well be deemed the unicorn of exercise moves. Praised by trainers and physical therapists alike, the strength training move simultaneously works the core, back, butt, upper body, and legs — no stone unturned here. But if you want an even bigger challenge, try it on one leg with a …

Workouts

Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need

It isn't money, success, or power. It's something more basic and rewarding.<p>In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George …

You’re Probably Not Resting Enough Between Sets For Maximum Gains

Doing absolutely nothing for three minutes could help your muscles grow, according to new research<p>Resting longer between sets could help you build bigger, stronger muscles, according to recent research in <i>The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i>.<p>In the study, two groups of experienced …