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Tip: Simple Macros for Muscle Building

No need to overcomplicate things. Lift hard and follow these easy guidelines.<p>Calories are king when it comes to building muscle, but the …

A personal trainer explains why you should always do weight training before cardio at the gym

The idea that cardio should be done at the beginning of a workout is apparently a myth.<p>That is, according to Max Lowery, a personal trainer and founder of the 2 Meal Day intermittent fasting plan, who is adamant that people should be doing the opposite.<p>"It's a huge mistake doing your cardio and …

Fitness

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know<p>While the biceps constitute a sizeable portion of your arms, the triceps comprise …

Kettlebell Exercises

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know<p>Let’s face it, the real reason you joined the gym was so you could work your guns. …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

Skew

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

10 of the best denim jeans for men

Clothing

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.<p>But Ms. D’Ambrosio, who exercises regularly, found the hourlong class was harder than she anticipated. By the end her legs were …

Exercise

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

How to Wear Menswear’s New Power Suit

Stella McCartney’s fresh twist on a tailoring classic will breathe new life into your 9-to-5 wardrobe.<p>Prince of Wales is one of the oldest, and most often used, patterns in menswear, so it takes a designer with a particular vision to breathe new life into it. This season, Stella McCartney is just …

19 Summer Style Essentials You Can Buy Right Now—and How to Wear Them

GQ Selects<p>The game-changing, wardrobe-upgrading, can't-miss <i>GQ</i> Selects from our latest issue—including the best hoodie money can buy and a leading man-level tuxedo jacket—and everything you need to know about how to wear them and what to wear them with, all curated by none other than <i>GQ</i> creative …

How to build muscles to look better in your T-shirt

While attacking the large muscle groups in your upper body—your back, chest, shoulders—is obviously important, the key to looking great in a t-shirt …

Whey, Vegan, or Soy? Which Protein Powder Is Right For You

While it’s totally doable to get enough protein per day from food alone, early wakeup calls, travel, and lunchtime meetings may stand between you and …

11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

Workouts

The best way to build muscle may not be lifting the heaviest weights

Most people think the quickest way to build muscle is to use the heaviest weights you can manage. This approach usually means you won't do very many repetitions, or "reps," since you'll get exhausted pretty quickly.<p>Aside from making you vulnerable to injury, that method may not be the best way to …

Exercise

6 New Ways to Turn On Muscle Growth

Effective Lifting Methods You've Never Tried<p>Exercises vs. Methods<p>Newbies only think about exercises. Advanced lifters think more about methods, …

Arms All Day Strength Workout

Sometimes it's the tiniest movements that end up giving you the biggest burn. That's the idea behind this workout, which was designed exclusively for …

Yoga

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Nutrition

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

Bodyweight Exercise

Stretch For More Effective Lifts

Supple muscles are crucial to making the most of your workouts.<p>One of the most important keys to building a strong and muscular physique is maintaining healthy, flexible, and supple muscles. Muscular balance creates greater access and therefore greater development to the muscle belly, says Jen …

Most men can wear anything to work, so why would one choose to wear a suit?

I was at a meeting recently with a couple of colleagues in the men's wear world, two impeccably dressed guys in jackets and expensive leather shoes. One wore an immaculate blue sport coat with white buttons, a yellow tie and spotless suede bucks, with a two-tone Rolex glinting subtly under his …

Men's Fashion

The Mainstream Media’s Tenuous Relationship With Streetwear

On May 4, <i>The New York Times</i> published an article about Brendon Babenzien’s recently revamped Noah clothing label. Originally launched in 2002, …

Journalism

The upper-body big-muscle workout program

Sure, you don’t get a lot of props for your six-pack abs in fall and winter, when layers of insulation replace summer’s skimpy tank tops and tees. …

Weightlifting

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do At Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, "I couldn't make it to the gym," as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

Strength Routines for Developing a Strong and Healthy Upper Back

<b>A strong upper back is vital to minimize shoulder joint and shoulder girdle injuries.</b> Many athletes and training enthusiasts love the pressing and …

The 3 Laws of Muscle Activation in Resistance Training

<b>Years and years of research have elapsed in the pursuit to completely understand the intricacies of human skeletal muscle contraction.</b> It has …

The 20-Minute Stair Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking of a staircase as an annoying daily hurdle. But taking advantage of that steady incline can actually be a major …

Style Defined: French Cuff

<i>What is a French cuff and why is it so French?</i><p>One of the most customizable components of a men’s dress shirt is the cuff. The differences between …

Men's Fashion

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Parenting