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How to Do the Cuban Press | Men's Health

The Cuban press, which combines an upright row, an external shoulder rotation, and an overhead press, will strengthen these overlooked muscles to bulletproof your shoulders.<p>“The key is using a light enough weight—start with 5 to 10 pound dumbbells—so you can successfully do the external rotation …

The added cost of eating red meat — a quicker death, scientists say

Chew on this: New research offers more evidence that vegetarians not only live better, but also longer.<p>A group of scientists led by Mingyang Song at the Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed data from two major studies involving more than 150,000 participants to determine whether people who …

Holistic Medicine

Food Sensitivities Got You Down? Everything You Need To Know About Elimination Diets

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Most of us think of diets as a means to drop unwanted pounds. But what if there was a diet that allowed you …

Wellness

Can You Exercise Off a Bad Diet?

Run It Off?The truth about whether or not you can exercise off a bad diet.Maybe, just maybe, if you squat till you drop and burpee into oblivion you …

Nutrition

The "Work the Angles" Program to Build Bigger, Stronger Arms

Eric and Ryan JohnsonWork the AnglesBuild bigger arms in four weeks with this varied routine.If you think of building muscle as basically just sets …

Muscle

The Best Moves for Building Big, Nasty Traps

Noah Bryant, C.S.C.S., for Muscle & FitnessTrap GameMake your traps look massive with these muscle-busting moves.One of the easiest ways to improve …

Workouts

Top 10 Incredible Health Benefits of Corn (#6 WILL SURPRISE YOU)

Corn, also known as maize, is an incredibly delicious vegetable which is full of nutrition and contains plenty of health benefits for your entire …

Learn to Run a Fast Mile With This Training Plan

If you’re bored with running down long stretches of road, here’s your chance to add some variety by taking your running to the track. Nike’s latest …

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

5 Reasons You're Not Ripped

If you're spinning your wheels in your fat-loss efforts, perhaps you're committing one of these not-so-obvious physique-softening mistakes.<p>You train …

Exercise

9 Cheap Foods Nutritionists Swear By

With the absurdity of a 16oz green juice costing more than $10, you might think eating healthy requires a second job. But that's not the case at all, …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

How the Batwing Row Adds Muscle to Your Rear Deltoids | Men's Health

The light dumbbell exercise isolates the back section of your deltoid. This helps add mass to the area and increase your performance on all pulling and pushing exercises, he explains.<p>See how to do the exercise with three different grips in the video above. Gaddour recommends doing 3 to 5 sets of 10 …

30 of Our Most Outrageously Decadent Dessert Recipes

These desserts are definitely worth busting out your husky pants for.<p>There's a special stratosphere of desserts that requires us to bust out our husky pants—the ones we keep on hand when we don't want to deal with the judgmental pink teeth marks that come about when we put a little too much strain …

Dessert

The 4-day beginner workout growth plan

The former skinny guy never gets enough credit. Many of us have been there before—have tried and failed—probably even too many times to remember. …

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

British Columbia

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

University of Oxford

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 …

The Maximum Velocity Challenge

Prove your ability to generate explosive speed with this fitness test<p>Can you be fast, explosive, and powerful even <i>after</i> your legs and arms are torched? Find out with this challenge from Andy Speer, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>The Anarchy Workout</b> and co-owner of SoHo Strength Lab in New York City.<p>Time to …

New York City

24 Different Types of Pushups

24 Pushups You Need to Try<p>How many of these awesome variations have you done before?<p>The <b>pushup</b> is best known as a chest exercise. However, this classic movement can train just every muscle in your body—if you mix it up with the variations shown in the video.<p>Some you’ll recognize, some are brand new, …

What a Man Can Do If He’s Losing His Libido

There’s nothing quite as shocking as a man who turns down sex. Certainly for the woman—I responded to my then-boyfriend’s rejection by throwing a Gothic iron candelabra at his head—but it can be especially devastating for guys.<p>What does it mean when his libido disappears? Does it make him less of a …

The Perfect Carb for Lifters

Why White Rice is the Ultimate Grain for Athletes and Lifters<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The healthiest cultures in the world eat a starch-based …

Nutrition

6 Complex Carbs for Weight Loss

There’s no need to cut out carbs if you want to lose weight! Watch our video for six incredible, nutritious options.<p>Torch Fat in Two Weeks!<p>The Super …

10 Best Restaurant Meals to Eat After a Workout

You’re crazy busy–we know. The fact that you make it to the gym regularly truly is a triumph, and to make it happen, you’re often squeezing workouts …

12 Reasons Why Dehydration Is Bad for Your Body

It doesn’t take much to become dehydrated. Lose just 1.5% of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60% H2O), and you’ve reached the …

Wellness

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

“The single greatest risk factor is, by far, the time that people eat dinner,” says Koufman. She recommends having supper no later than three hours before bed. But even if you manage to do that, be aware that late-night snacking can have the same ruinous effect. If you are going to hit the fridge …

20 Incredible Natural Phenomena That Actually Exist on Earth

Animals, meteorological phenomena and plant life all contribute toward creating some of the natural world’s strangest and most amazing phenomena. …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Physiology

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

The X-Rated

This position is all about taking charge.<p>Instructions<p>This position is all about control — so take it from the get-go and have your partner lie faceup on the bed. Turn around and straddle him — so your back is toward him — and then lower yourself onto his penis. Extend your legs back toward his …