Isaiah Meyers

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Want a healthy body? It's all about that fat and muscle, not your BMI

You know your body weight. You may even know your BMI, or body mass index. But do you know what your body is made of?<p>If the answer is “too much fat and not enough muscle,” that’s bad news — no matter what you weigh.<p>“Body composition is the key to truly understanding health,” says Lauri Wright, an …

Exercises for Back Muscle Imbalances

A physiotherapist from the mid-20th century, Dr. Vladimir Janda discovered both the upper and lower-crossed syndromes. The upper-crossed syndrome is …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics | GQ

Best of GQ<p>Welcome to a paradise for the personal-jet set among the ruins of Hurricane Maria.<p>By Jesse Barron2 days agoView More<p>Wine<p>It's all the rage! It's funky! But does it actually hold a candle to the old-fashioned fancy stuff? (Yes.)<p>By Marian Bull21 hours agoView More<p>GQ Recommends<p>Great jeans, …

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The 10 Best Knee-Friendly Exercises

Crush calories and build strength with these low-impact moves<p>Low-impact exercises can have a major impact on weight loss.<p>Just ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. Ten years ago, he weighed 275 pounds, had a 44-inch waist, and suffered from knee pain.<p>So when he set out to lose the extra …

The best Food Rich in Protein to gain muscle .

Add to Flipboard Magazine. High-quality proteins' such as eggs and meat offer more muscle-building amino acids than other protein foods.<p>To build …

5 Best Mail-Order Bacon Companies

The snack of the gods, meat candy, pork belly, edible sex — bacon, by any other name, would taste as sweet and salty. Getting its start as a common …

More Weight or More Reps: Which Should I Focus On First?

No matter what your motive for lifting weights is, your goal is the same as mine or that person’s next to you taking selfies: to progress. Your first …

Why Overeating Doesn’t Make You Fat (and What Does) - Dr. Mark Hyman

The human body is designed to gain weight and keep it on at all costs. Our survival depends on it. Until we acknowledge that scientific fact, we will …

Jenna Wolfe's Easy-To-Follow Tips for Major Weight Loss - Great Ideas : People.com

Personal trainer and <i>Today</i> show lifestyle and fitness correspondent <b>Jenna Wolfe</b> believes the best way to achieve weight loss is through making …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

How to Get Lean While Building Muscle

For individuals who want to build muscle, the biggest challenge is finding a way to do so without experiencing an increase in body fat. The simple …

The Awesome Exercise That’s Missing from Your Back Workout

It chisels your upper and mid back, and builds solid shoulders<p>When it comes to go-to back exercises, the row, pullup, and pulldown probably make up your short list.<p>But we’d like to add the TRX row to overhead press to your inventory.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbells, 30 …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

Why ‘Back Abs’ Are All the Rage Right Now

Plus, the 6 exercises that will help you chisel them<p>Besides the biceps, the core is the area of the body that every gym rat becomes most obsessed with. A lean midsection has long been the measure of a man’s fitness, sexual prowess, and even work ethic.<p>But have you ever heard of back abs? “Back Abs” …

5 Personal Trainers On Your Biggest Fitness Mistakes

If personal trainers spent all their time correcting the mistakes they see other people making, they'd never get anything done. So when I put out the call for trainers to chime in on the subject, I was practically flooded with responses.<p><i>By Laura Williams</i><p>If personal trainers spent all their time …

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Why You Should Do Easier Exercises

Find out the reason this is true even if you’re in great shape<p>As a full-time fitness writer and gym buff, a dream of mine recently came true: I was cast as one of the three background models in the latest <i>Men’s Health</i> workout DVD. (That’s me in the blue top in the photo above.)<p>Except the role came …

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

Top 6 Training Tips To Increase Muscular Endurance

When most people think of muscular endurance they think of things like running and cycling. The fact is, muscular endurance is important to almost <b>any</b> …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

Beet Juice Improves Exercise Performance Workout

Sports drinks are an acquired taste (not to mention they're filled with sugar). If you skip Gatorade during long workouts, we've got a better, healthier suggestion for you: beets. Drinking beet juice can apparently improve your fitness level and help you exercise harder, according to a new study …

5 Ways to Push Past a Squat Plateau

<b>It just won’t move. Try as you might, your squat is stuck.</b> And it has been for a while. You’ve given all sorts of set and rep schemes a go. You’ve …

Exercise

How Long Does It Actually Take to Get Out of Shape?

Don’t let anybody tell you different—everyone has skipped a workout at some point. At Greatist, we’re firm believers in cutting yourself some slack …

The Lower-Body Shredder

If your leg muscles aren’t screaming by the end of this, you weren’t doing it right<p>You need to lift heavy if you want to build serious muscle size. But you also need to create metabolic stress by increasing the time your muscles are under tension. If you don’t, you’re leaving gains on the table.<p>The …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

Learn from one woman’s experience to shave time off your own weight loss journey.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>My weight-loss journey wasn't one of those amazing stories like you see on <i>The Biggest Loser</i> where the pounds just melted off. …

Weight Loss

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

Do This Twice a Day For Bigger Calves

You don’t have to live with chicken legs<p>If you want to banish your chicken legs, your current routine of 3 sets of 10 reps of a calf exercise isn’t going to cut it.<p>The fix for skinny calves: high-frequency training (HFT), which involves hitting your calves <i>twice</i> a day. Your body adapts to the extra …

The Key To Fitness After Age 40: Part II

The Key to Fitness After Age 40: Cardio, diet, lifting…<p>Welcome back for Part II of “The Key To Fitness After Age 40” (if you missed Part I check it …