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How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

Exercise

The No-Crunch Ab-Tightening Workout

First, some not-so-shocking but slightly reassuring news: a whopping 77 percent of Americans aren't getting enough aerobic and strength-training …

Exercise

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

The Best Exercise for Ripped Abs

Ignore those gimmicky ab workout devices you see on late-night television. To get a ripped torso and a shredded six pack, you need to combine two …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

What's Actually in Protein Powder?

A common post-workout breakfast is often a protein shake or bar, tasting of chalk and chocolate or berry. That vaguely dusty flavor in these meals …

The bigger man's guide to slimming down

Men with naturally larger physiques often find it difficult to shed weight and develop leaner bodies. Scott Laidler explains how to do it.<p>As I mentioned previously in my "<b>skinny man's guide to bulking up</b>", most workout plans you’ll come across in health and fitness magazines were designed by …

​The Hardest, Most Effective No-Equipment Workout You’ll Ever Do

​This circuit turns your legs into high-horsepower pistons and shreds your abs<p>I travel at least a weekend or two a month, but I haven’t missed a scheduled workout in the last 10 years.<p>I call my go-to hotel room workout "Sore Legs, No Equipment." It’s so killer that I even do it when I’m at the gym …

Build Strong, Athletic Legs with Nothing More Than Your Body and a Chair

Go from chicken legs to beast mode with this 5-exercise bodyweight workout<p>Think you can only build significant size and strength in your legs with heavy weight training?<p>Then you haven’t tried this bodyweight workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

A Proven Method for Building Full-Body Power (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

<b>The fitness world is in a constant state of flux.</b> It’s like a kid trying to balance a see-saw on his or her own, running from one end to the other. …

You’re Squatting All Wrong

A common squat technique may help you lift more weight—but it can also screw you in the long term<p>You feel like a hulking beast when you squat. So why do you look more like Daffy Duck?<p>The tendency to turn out your feet to 15 degrees or more during the exercise—or duck squatting, as people in the …

How to Work Out for Optimal Weight Loss with Minimal Time

You can still get sweaty—promise!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Don't think you have time to work out? Think again. These tips from top trainers will help you crush all those excuses and start seeing results. So the next time you're feeling …

Want to Lose Weight? 6 Ways That NFL Players Stay in Shape

en_US<p>article<p>NFL stars didn't get to where they are by slacking off on their workouts. Here are 6 rules they always follow to stay …

NFL

Four Canadian Startups Creating the Future of Fitness

As obesity rates reach all-time highs, a new culture of health and fitness is emerging to rally against sedentary lifestyles.<p>Fuelled by new …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …