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The ultimate strength-building MMA workout

In mixed martial arts, explosiveness can mean the difference between delivering a knockout blow or merely making your opponent angrier. Harnessing …

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

How to Do Real Push-Ups That Get Results<p>You Probably Suck at Push-Ups<p>If someone says he can do 40 or fewer push-ups in a row, he typically can't …

Workouts

6 Reasons Why Vitamin D Is So Important To Your Body

If you have ever wondered why so many products — like milk and some cereals — are fortified with Vitamin D, this is because this vitamin can be hard …

Wellness

What Is Nutrient Timing and Why Does It Matter?

Nutrient timing involves eating foods at strategic times in order to achieve certain outcomes.<p>It's supposedly very important for muscle growth, …

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Bananas

Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious.<p>They contain several essential nutrients and have benefits for digestion, heart health and weight …

Nutrition

19 Healthy Foods You Should Give Your Dog

These are foods we normally wouldn't think to add to our dogs diet. They can be given as snacks, added as a flavor enhancer or made into homemade …

Snacks

Bad Personal Trainers

33 Medicine Ball Variations | Men's Health

Each movement is designed to help you build a stronger core, burn more fat, challenge your body in a new way, and improve your athleticism.<p>And they'll <i>all</i> make you want to add an 8-pound medicine ball to your next workout.

The 15 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Trainers

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The best exercise might be the one you aren't doing. Switching up your usual workout routine will challenge your muscles in new ways and battle boredom, which could make you more motivated to work out in the first place. So if you catch yourself on the …

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

Workouts

How Much Of Autoimmune Disease Is Genetics Vs. Environment?

People struggling with unexplained autoimmune symptoms can go years without being diagnosed, and even then are given very little options from …

How to Build Bigger, Stronger Legs

Watch the video above to see Gaddour use the method with the Bulgarian split squat a.k.a. rear-foot-elevated split squat. Then give it a shot for yourself. It’ll strengthen your legs, mobilize your hips, and bulletproof your knees. (Want to increase your workout arsenal? Check out the <b>7 Exercises</b> …

Which Is Better, Exercising Before Or After Work?

You know all of the mood and productivity boosting benefits of working out, but is there a best time to do it?<p>Early birds can never seem to say enough about the joys of morning exercise. Like, we get it, you’re super awake right now. But if you’re not a morning person, waking up an extra hour and a …

Kettlebell Workout Routines For Fat Loss

Now this is what people are REALLY after! Fat loss. The question is....can Kettlebells ACTUALLY help you burn fat? The answer is simple - YES! Now, …

What Actually Happens When You Drink Right After A Workout?

Sure you need to hydrate after your workout, but some gyms and fitness events are offering more than water to clients. Having a drink after exercise …

The Muscle-Building Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

Sometimes it seems like you’re doing everything you can to eat right and stick to your training program, but that tape measure around your biceps …

The Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Every Smoothie

I've always been an eggs and avocado enthusiast when it comes to breakfast, but recently, a smoothie's combination of being refreshing and ready in one minute has helped me make the transition from the stove to the blender. I've been playing around with a number of ingredient combinations, but …

How Foam Rolling Works

Many people in the fitness world believe that foam rolling “works” by steamrolling your muscles, breaking up scar tissues and lengthening the muscle tissue. <br>The problem: “Some research shows that it can take upwards of two hours to physically lengthen muscle tissue or break up scar tissue,” says …

Here’s a Crazy Intense Workout That Will Make You Feel Like a Beast

Burn all of the calories, no equipment needed.<p>At the end, you'll have done 100 burpees (and a whole bunch of other stuff). Tips on how to do the moves below.<p>And BTW, you can make this workout more beginner-friendly if you need. Just do 5 of each move, instead of 10. (Hey, 50 burpees is still …

Workouts

12 Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

There are plenty of reasons to lean vegetarian, whether you go meat-free for one meal, one day, most of the time, or for the rest of your life. In …

Healthy Eating

Chia, oat, date and almond milk post-workout smoothie

When I dream about my favourite splurge-worthy smoothies, I dream about this peanut butter, cinnamon and date smoothie. Bursting with creamy peanut butter and almond milk, it's naturally sweetened with dates, making this a smoothie you can feel good about guzzling down.<p>Although this drink already …

4 Ancient Bodyweight Exercises for New Results

<b>The world of fitness is fast paced, ever changing, and quickly growing.</b> We’re always seeking the newest, brightest, and most recent programs and …

How to Eat a Healthy Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet on $50 Per Week - One Green Planet

Having a tight grocery budget is something most all of us can relate to at least at some point or another. We all have our ups and downs when it …

Plant-Based Diet

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Skinny Guys - Gain 40 Lbs of Ripped Muscle

Skinny guys, don't fret. You too can get a ripped muscular body that you thought was out of your reach. There are a few things that you are probably …

QuizGriz - Smarter Than The Average Bear

We’ve done our part researching the best Alzheimer's nonprofits through CharityNavigator.org and are proud to support the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Sure, that food has the government’s organic label. But that doesn’t mean it was made without man-made chemicals.

You might think the USDA "organic" label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, "organic" food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals have been deemed essential.<p>Exactly which chemicals …

Agriculture

Snorting a single line of cocaine changes your brain permanently

This won’t come as welcome news to anyone who has experimented – but snorting just one line of cocaine could change your brain permanently.<p>A single …