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Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

Workouts

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley11 hours …

7 Must-do Moves for a Strong, Chiseled Chest

1 of 7<p>Frazao Media / Getty<p>1. Wide-grip Flat Bench Press<p>When it comes to constructing a herculean chest, the standard flat bench press is a …

10 Minute Lower Ab Workout Circuit

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration10 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout10 …

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 …

Workouts

4 Steps to A Sharp Hairstyle

Tips from the American Crew All-Star Challenge competition finalist<p>Fourteen of the most talented men’s hair stylists in the world gathered in Lisbon recently to compete in the <b>American Crew</b> All-Star Challenge, one of the top men’s grooming competitions. The small group of finalists was narrowed down …

Hair

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

6 Power Foods You Should Be Eating

Make a place for these on your plate, and you'll gain a new respect for the health benefits they bestow—from lowering blood pressure to fighting belly fat<p>Some foods just aren't taken seriously.<p>Consider celery, for example—forever the garnish, never the main meal. You might even downgrade it to bar …

Nutrition

Is Milk Really Healthy for You? Learn the Facts

"Milk is a deadly poison," according to the Dairy Education Board. In fact, if you peruse this special interest group's Web site, notmilk.com, you'll find dozens of articles about the purported evils of this popular beverage. One claim, for example, is that milk from cows contains cancer-causing …

Nutrition

No, Quitting Smoking Won’t Make You Fat

Science puts the kibosh on this common excuse<p>You might have heard that when you quit smoking, you pack on pounds. The logic: Nicotine suppresses your urge to eat and stimulates your metabolism, so without it, your body may burn fewer calories.<p>But that’s a pretty lame reason to keep puffing. New …

30 Tricks to Make Fiber Taste Better

If a rabbit doesn't eat enough high-fiber foods, its teeth may grow uncontrollably, piercing the roof of its mouth and knifing the base of its brain.<p>Your brain is safe, but we're not so sure about the rest of your body. Forgo the fiber and you extend an open invitation to several different cancers. …

8 Fatty Foods With Health Benefits

Quit depriving yourself and start eating these eight fatty foods—no guilt necessary<p>For years you’ve heard that eating saturated fat is like pouring superglue into your arteries. But the fact is, this forbidden fat actually increases your HDL (good) cholesterol, which helps remove plaque from your …

Nutrition

Transform Comfort Food into Muscle-Building Fuel

It's a battle royale, with cheese. In one corner of your mind, there's the satisfaction of that trim, hard body you've built. In the other, there's the hamburger—juicy, tasty, covered with a blanket of melted Cheddar. Or maybe your struggle is against nachos. Or crispy fish and chips. Or pizza. …

Nutrition

40 Foods with Superpowers

Popping a daily multivitamin might be worthwhile as "health insurance," but let's face it: Eating real food is a lot more fun than gobbling supplements. Besides, you can get most, if not all, of the nutrients essential to good health by selecting the right combination of foods. You just have to …

Nutrition

5 New Foods That Carve Abs

Watch what you eat, sure—but don't watch reruns. A boring diet is hard to stick with. "There is no one set of foods you must always choose from in order to make your abs show," says nutritionist Alan Aragon, M.S.<p><b>Bok Choy</b>If you like . . . Broccoli<p><b>Try</b>: Bok choy<p><b>Why:</b> Like broccoli, this leafy vegetable …

Food

Food Pairings That Protect Your Health

What began as small talk at a holiday party ended in a revelation—only this one didn't involve the office copier. It all started 6 years ago, as Rutgers University scientists Allan Conney, Ph.D., and George C. Wagner, Ph.D., chatted at an office get-together. Both researchers were studying the …

Nutrition

The Truth About Fiber

You hear the advice constantly: You need fiber. It's crucial to your health. Fine, but how much fiber, and how crucial is it? Maybe you're wondering, What is fiber, exactly?<p>Let's start with the basics. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that makes up the structural material in the leaves, stems, and …

Nutrition

The Best Foods for Your 40s and Beyond

Baldness, wrinkles, and back hair are the least of your worries; your body may be a walking time bomb. That's because approximately 30 percent of men in their 40s have asymptomatic prostate cancer, according to research from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. That is, the cancer is there …

Nutrition

The 165-Rep Ab Challenge

Can you finish in 2 minutes?<p>No part of your midsection can hide during this fitness challenge. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan</i> chose three exercises to hit your core from every angle: V-ups will pound the front, Russian twists will hammer the sides, and skydiver holds will …

Fitness

6 Cancers that Strike Men—and the Warning Signs

Learn to detect and defend against the cancers most likely to attack men<p>No man is invincible, especially when it comes to health. Learn to detect and defend against the cancers most likely to attack men, and you'll be able to take the disease head-on if it strikes—and increase your chances of …

Cancer

6 Strategies to Boost Your HDL Cholesterol

We've come up with these six strategies for making your HDL its level best<p>The Fountain of Youth may be fiction, but there really is a magic gene pool in northern Italy. Thirty years ago, researchers discovered that, despite unhealthy cholesterol levels, 40 inhabitants of the village of Limone sul …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Be Slimmer, Stronger, and Smarter

The 24-hour plan for first targeting and then tapping into what may be your most valuable natural resource<p>Women didn't invent hormones. Granted, women may have given hormones a bad name, but infamy does not equal exclusivity. In reality, the hormones that men possess are exactly the same as …

Wellness

8 Ways to Stay Healthy Without Spending Money

It turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking<p>Even without a big, fat trust fund, you're still entitled to good health, and it turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking.<p><b>Guys' Night Out</b>Worried about having heart attacks as …

Medical Journals

4 Steps to Resolve Any Fight with Her (and Get Straight to the Makeup Sex)

Bickering can strengthen your relationship—if you do it right<p>It’s not shared hobbies or amazing sex that make a relationship great—although those don’t hurt.<p>It’s how you and your partner fight, says Wendy Walsh, Ph.D., founder of relationship resource site AskALoveGuru.com.<p>“Conflict is normal,” …

University of Michigan

Curiously Cute Pine Martens in Algonquin Park, Canada

Wildlife photographer Daniel Cadieux recently caught these extremely adorable photos of pine martens in Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada. Like the ermine, this slender-bodied weasel has one curiously cute face. Cadieux was able to spot three of them near suet feeders that were put up in a few …

The Lowdown on LEGO DIMENSIONS

14 Rooms That Will Make You Rethink Your Gallery Wall

These rooms prove the power of decorating with just one piece of high-impact art.<p>A museum-like display of multiple photos, paintings and drawings isn't the only way to make a statement with art. Here, 14 rooms prove the power of decorating with just one piece of high-impact art.

The Haunted Mansion's Mysterious Hatbox Ghost Coming Back to Disneyland

Hear Brent Cobb's Satirical, 'Anti-Bro' Song

"If I wrote a song about a dirt road I grew up on, could I get it on the radio?" asks Nashville songwriter Brent Cobb in his new, tongue-in-cheekily …

Grateful Dead Add Two Hometown Bay Area 'Fare Thee Well' Shows

The Grateful Dead have announced that they will perform a pair of hometown Bay Area concerts at Santa Clara, California's Levi's Stadium in late …