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The Hardest CrossFit Workout From the 2015 CrossFit Games

Fraser, who took 2nd in Murph and 2nd place overall, said his tactic was to pace the first run and the push-ups, but go all out on the squats and …


High-protein breakfasts help teens manage weight

Eating breakfast may do more than give kids an academic edge in the classroom. A new study suggests that eating the morning meal – one that's high in protein – can help overweight teens lose body fat, reduce hunger and eat fewer calories during the day.<p>We've known for years that people who are …

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

8 food myths that just won’t go away

Eggs are bad, low-fat is good, right? Here’s how science has debunked those and other persistent food myths<p>In the past several decades, nutritional research has revealed the truth behind the health claims of many foods, puncturing holes in some long-held beliefs. Diets have come and gone, elevating …

The New Rules of Stretching

Forget high-school-gym wisdom. Use this myth-busting plan for breakthroughs in flexibility, performance, and injury prevention<p>Unless you need to build your tolerance for boredom, most stretching is a waste of time. After all, when you review the research, it's clear that the most widely held …


18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.


Fast Twin, Slow Twin

Twin studies show that fitness doesn't just depend on your genes.<p>I got an email from a reader yesterday about an article I wrote a few months ago on the benefits of exercise for preventing or delaying the progression of Alzheimer's disease. He was wondering, essentially, about the problem of cause …

Good Morning Yoga Sequence


5 Bodybuilding Techniques That Have Stood the Test Of Time

Supersize your gains with these tricks of the trade<p>Professional bodybuilders look like testosterone incarnate. Their arms are the circumference of an average man’s thighs. They have 10-pack cobblestone abs.<p>And when they strike a crab pose, their striated muscles and bulging veins look like a Boston …


Foodily Blog

The 15-Minute Total-Body Sweat Fest

Burn fat, build muscle, and get ready to perspire with this quick dumbbell workout<p>Here at <i>Men's Health</i>, we have a saying: Sweat is the currency of change. The more you deposit, the better your results.<p>No one wants to spend hours at the gym making deposits, though. So how do you create the most …


Why a High-Protein Diet Isn’t Just for Your Guns

You’ll be doing your ticker a big favor, too<p>Bulk up, help your heart: Eating a high-protein diet can keep your blood pressure lower, finds new research from Boston University School of Medicine.<p>In the study, people who ate the most protein—just over 100 grams a day—were 40 percent less likely to …


Here’s Why the Exercises You Hate Are the Best Ones For You

Read this, and you’ll never skip them again<p>Every week, you perform basic big-muscle moves like the squat, deadlift, row, and bench press. Those are your meat-and-potatoes exercises, and they’re important for revving your metabolism and building size and strength. But are you getting enough of your …


5 Morning Mistakes That Ruin the Rest of Your Day

How many of these flubs are you guilty of?<p>You haven't even made it to work yet, and you might have already set yourself up for a crappy day. How many of these common health mistakes did you make this morning? See where unintentional flubs throw you off, and the simple ways to fix them to get your …