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How Does the Body Excrete Fat?

Although losing weight is sometimes described as "melting" or "shedding" pounds, what you're really doing is exhaling them away. Fat loss happens …

Weight Loss

This Total Body Workout with Gliding Discs Activates Your Core

If you really want to spice up your workouts, adding new tools is one great option. Gliding Discs have been around for years and are great for adding …

Workouts

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Workouts

Master the Pullup With These 4 Key Exercises

Up your pullup game with these 4 simple exercises that'll make you the most impressive dude at the gym<p>Everyone wants to be that guy. You know, the guy who hops up to the pullup bar and cranks out a dozen clean reps without even breaking a sweat.<p>Make 2018 the year you become <i>that</i> guy with these five …

Workouts

Tip: Smith Machine BOSU Ab Crunch

Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.<p>Position …

7 Best Shoulder Exercises You’re Not Doing

When it comes to exercises on shoulder day, overhead presses combined with single-joint moves for the front, middle, and rear delt heads is as …

Workouts

Upper-Body Workout: Make Your Arms Pop With This 10-Minute Circuit | Men’s Health

And it’s quick. If you have 10 minutes—which, let’s be real, you definitely do—you can complete this arm-burner. Maybe you tack it onto your lunch break. Or maybe you just wake up 10 minutes earlier. Either way, you’ll feel energized and ready to tackle your to-do list.<p>So how do you do it? Read on, …

Sculpt Your Waistline With These Oblique Exercises — No Equipment Required

Forget waist trainers! The only waist training you need are these oblique-sculpting, waist-shaping exercises. And the best part? No equipment …

Workouts

Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.<p>The barbell …

How to train your brain to meet your weight loss goals in 2018

To many, January 1st is the start of a familiar cycle. The initial few weeks of the year, you’re a paragon of health. You make it to the gym four times a week and stick to your diet plan. But then, Valentine’s Day rolls around, and you give into the office candy jar—three times in one day. Then in …

Weight Loss

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Fitness Technology

Fiber- The miracle carb

Why Fiber is the Miracle Carbohydrate<p>Tired of dieting? Tired of starving yourself just to lose weight? The answer is simple: FIBER!<p>December 01, …

DIY Protein Powder Is Really Easy | MyRecipes

An extra boost of protein is usually a good thing, but there are only so many eggs a person can eat in the morning. A shake or bar packed with …

4 Carbs You Should Eat At Night To Speed Up Your Metabolism

Forget everything you’ve been told about eating nothing more than carrots and celery sticks at night if you’re trying to lose weight. Real food, …

Workouts

Adding this one ingredient to your salad makes it instantly healthier, says study

And it's definitely not what you'd expect...<p>If you're looking for easy ways to eat more healthily (aren't we all?) then you'll be pleased to know …

Keep your knees strong with this simple workout - Health - ABC News

Whether you're an athlete or a desk jockey, you need to look after your knees.<p>They're among the most complex joints in the body and we rely on our …

Exercise

Black tea boosts weight loss by altering gut bacteria

With obesity affecting more than a third of adults in the United States, identifying new weight loss strategies is a key priority for researchers. In …

Tip: Two Tips for Perfect Deadlifts

These simple cues will make your deadlift feel awesome, keep you safer, and help you pull more weight.<p>1 – Protect Your Armpits<p>The next time you …

Muscle

Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fats

Overview<p>Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fats by Mary Enig, Sally Fallon<p>Coconut oil, red meat, and butter—these fats are …

Nutrition

Tip: Half Sit-Up Flye

Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.<p>Challenge your abs, hip flexors, and even …

Workouts

7 Aloe Vera Juice Benefits: From Clearing Skin to Cleansing the Liver

We typically turn to aloe vera either for its aesthetic qualities or to soothe our skin woes after spending too much time in the sun. But just as the …

The Single Best Way to Do a Push-Up, According to Science

TRX is the way to go.<p>As you, a dedicated fitness enthusiast who also diligently reads <i>GQ</i>, are no doubt well aware, the only exercise you <i>really</i> need to build a Gronkowski-esque chest is the trusty ol' push-up, which requires only a few square feet of semi-cleared floor space to complete. <i>But what</i> …

Workouts

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Yoga

5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

While the most important thing is to eat a variety of vegetables prepared in a variety of ways, sometimes cooked vegetables are better than raw. …

Nutrition

These Are the Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic

Check this out before finalizing your grocery list.<p><i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>You might want to think twice before purchasing …

Agriculture

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Workouts

Density Training for Fat Loss

When you look at the sea of cardio machines at most gyms, you’ll see many individuals with a look of desperation on their faces as they walk, run, …

Workouts

Top 7 Best Cardio Exercises to Burn Fat - THEBODYBUILDINGBLOG

As you probably already know:<p>Losing stubborn body fat and getting in shape may require for you to do some aerobic activity.<p>Cardio has received quite …

Exercise