Mark Smith

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​The Bodyweight Triceps Crusher You Can Do Anywhere

All you need is a bench and 20 minutes to fry your tris<p>The road to perfect horseshoe-shaped triceps almost always goes through the weight room, with triceps pressdowns, skull-crushers, and dips. But it doesn't need to end there, because all you really need to blast your tris is your own bodyweight …

How to Squat without Destroying Your Back

There are four major mistakes you might be making.<p>There's nothing like a <i>real</i> pain in the ass: that oh-so-good sore feeling from a workout that results in a firm derriere. While there are a number of ways to work your backside, or the muscle group known as your glutes, arguably the most popular is …

Workouts

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

Workouts

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Pet Fox Becomes Best Friends With A Dog

Remember Juniper, the famous pet fox, who confused a bed with snow? Turns out, she became best friends with a dog named Moose who was also rescued at …

MOOSE

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

This Salmon Burger Gives Beef a Run for Its Money

It’s delicious, and packed full of immune-boosting vitamin D, heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and muscle-building protein<p>Meat burgers are good. In fact, they’re great. But if you've married the meat burger, dedicated yourself to it, and promised to never fool around with any other burger, well, …

Burpees Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Suck Even More

Thought burpees couldn’t get much harder? Wait until you try these variations<p>No one <i>likes</i> burpees. But we continue to add them to our routines because they work. They hit every last muscle in your body, they melt fat everywhere, and they force you to dig deep.<p>But they’re about to suck even more. …

The Easy Buffalo Wing Quesadilla That Builds Muscle

Sick of shakes? Check out this protein-loaded snack<p>Hot wings are awesome. The greasy, bloated, heart-burny after effects? Not so much.<p>The next time you’re craving wings, skip the sports bar. Instead, throw together some shredded chicken and a few secret ingredients; then stuff it all in between two …

How to Chisel the Sexiest Muscle on the Male Physique

A shredded serratus—the muscle group that runs from your pec to your shoulder blade—screams fit. Here are the 6 best exercises to define it<p>The serratus anterior muscle may be the sexiest muscle on the male physique. This is the muscle group on the side of your rib cage that resembles shark gills …

The Best Way to Reheat Every Kind Of Leftover

Step away from your microwave and try these tricks instead<p>Do your leftovers never seem to taste as good as the night before? That’s probably because you’re reheating them wrong.<p>Skip the microwave and follow these steps to make your day-old meal taste like you just whipped it up.<p>1. Pizza<p>Pizza crust …

Taste the 27 Best Jerky Products on the Planet

We chowed down on nearly 200 meat sticks, strips, and bars before crowning the best jerkies in the world. Here are our top protein-packed picks

The Workout So Fast and Fun You Won’t Notice It’s Cardio

Blast fat without going anywhere near a treadmill, elliptical, or rowing machine<p>Cardio doesn’t have to make you feel like a hamster on a wheel. Robert dos Remedios, C.S.C.S., head strength and conditioning coach for California’s College of the Canyons, uses fast-paced, metabolic dumbbell circuits …

2 Moves That Build Stronger, Bigger, More Athletic Legs

Do these exercises at the end of your workout to score wheels of steel<p>When it comes to building your lower body, your go-to movements are probably the squat and the deadlift.<p>But <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour suggests thinking outside the rack.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED From <i>Men’s</i> …

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever?

Slow-cook the meat to tender perfection. Then feast on the delicious high-protein meal<p>Some call it “sauté de boeuf à la Bourguignonne.” Others just call it “beef stew.” Julia Child famously referred to it as “one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man.”<p>She’s right. There’s nothing more …

The Chest Complex That Pounds Your Pecs Over and Over Again

No bench pressing required<p>Can you build an impressive chest without going near a bench press?<p>Definitely. You just need to add this complex from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour to your routine. Check it out in the video above.<p>It consists of three exercises: the dip, the wide-grip pushup, …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

Happiness

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

The Best Companies For Work-Life Balance

Glassdoor.com, a social jobs and careers community where people share information and opinions about the places they work, just released its third-annual list of the Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance. The report is based entirely on feedback shared by employees within the past year.<p>To be …

Work-life Balance

7 Recipes for Luscious Creamed Spinach

Even if you're not a fan of greens, it's hard to turn down warm, gooey creamed spinach. From a supersilky version made with almond milk to the …

Homemade Toaster Strudel Has Nothing to Do With Toasters

<i>And the icing doesn't come from a little squeeze packet.</i><p>When I was a kid, I took my morning Frosted Flakes with a side of Coca-Cola. (It’s a miracle I have any teeth today.) That was just a regular Wednesday.<p>But even though my house was a sort of sugar-laden free-for-all, there were some breakfast …

Recipes

8 Tips Every Procrastinator Swears By

Being slow isn`t a sin, of course, and sometimes it`s even better than being in a rush. However, it may prevent you from doing everything you need on …

Time Management

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life …

Costa Rica

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking trip.<p>Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor …

National Parks

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

Vivek Singh, Nigel Slater, Claire Ptak, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, Ray Masson

Stephen Hawking Says Advanced Alien Life Could Wipe Out Humanity

Hawking says the human race needs to find new homes elsewhere.<p>Theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking believes that a visit from an advanced …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …