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So You Want to Shed That Belly Fat Faster? Here's What You Need to Do

Stubborn belly fat is something most of us deal with, and a fast solution to getting rid of it would be ideal. Unfortunately, there's no safe, quick fix to losing weight just in our bellies. That's because our bodies aren't able to simply spot reduce, which means doing a ton of crunches every day …

Nutrition

18 small changes you can make every day to lose weight

1/<p>1. Invest in a water bottle.<p>Getty<p>When you don't drink enough water, your body can confuse hunger with thirst. This is why "upping the water intake …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

We taste-tested top-selling veggie burgers — and these are the best

When shoppers scour the freezer section for the perfect veggie burger, they're often looking for an adequate amount of both satiating fiber and protein. After all, sometimes swapping a regular beef burger for a plant-based patty means you’re willing to compromise flavor for nutrition.<p>However, the …

Nutrition

12 Amazing Power Foods to Build Muscle and Burn Fat to Keep You Healthy For Life

If you add these 12 power foods into your daily diet, your body will work effectively to build lean muscle mass and burn fat more efficiently.<p>Not only will these super foods build muscle and promote weight loss - it will strengthen your bones, lower blood<br>pressure, fight cancer, improve your immune …

4 Minutes of Hell - A Superior Cardio Strength Workout For You in 4 Minutes!

If you are going to engage in a REAL cardio strength training workout then there is no better way to do it than with kettlebell training my friend! For this particular cardio strength training workout you will need the availability of a single bell of moderate intensity, a partner, and a stopwatch …

How to Become the Type of Person Who Works Out in the Morning

You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes up—a happy hour, a deadline for work, or maybe even a Tinder date. And there goes your …

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

In bodybuilding, there is a common belief that it is impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Many bodybuilders believe that you should only focus on one of these goals. Either lose fat by doing loads of cardio and dropping your calories by 500, or else eat 500 calories more than …

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

Conservatives lash out at GOP spending binge

NEW YORK (AP) — The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more.<p>That's according to some conservatives who are grappling with a Republican-backed spending binge that threatens to generate trillion-dollar deficits for years to come while staining a cherished pillar of the modern-day Republican …

Republicans

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Exercise

Best Post Workout Foods: Build Muscle and Recover Faster | Men’s Health

Photograph courtesy of Getty Images<p>3<p>Ricotta Cheese<p>As little as 9 grams of dairy protein may be enough to kick-start the muscle-building process, according to research in the <i>Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition</i>.<p>For the study, a group of healthy men chugged either a milk-based …

The best workout ever, according to science

1. Dumbbell Front Squats<p>Set your feet hip-to-shoulder-width apart. Holding dumbbells above your shoulders, elbows bent and close to your sides, …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Not Getting Bigger? Try These Brutal Bodyweight Supersets

Everyone likes being able to throw around heavy weight. But if you’re concentrating on strength-building, low-rep movements, you aren’t necessarily …

THIS Is How To Get Toned Without Spending Any Extra Time At The Gym

<i>By Michael Easter; Photography by Getty</i><p><b>Pretty simple.</b><p>Want to get fitter in the gym? Maybe you need to think outside the gym, literally.<p>Cleaning up …

How To Naturally Boost Your Testosterone

Forget the overzealous promises of fancy grooming gear or the Herculean claims of sports supplements, testosterone is the only elixir of youth and …

Today's Workout 86: The powerhouse dumbbell circuit for a total-body pump

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Every fit guy knows there's no better way to launch the day than with a sweat-drenching, muscle-pumping …

14 'Sneaky' Abs Moves Top Trainers Swear By

When you do a typical abs workout, you usually know exactly what to expect. The moves are focused on your midsection, and you can feel a burning …

Workouts

RANKED: The 10 healthiest leafy greens you should be putting in your salad

We used the CDC's ranking of powerhouse foods, combined with how many nutrients (specifically potassium, fiber, protein, riboflavin, niacin, folate, B6, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, C, and B6) the greens pack per calorie, to determine the healthiest leafy greens you can choose. Following is …

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3 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

Pineapple is one of my absolute favorite fruits, and I know I’m not the only one who loves the tropical treat. There’s no question it’s refreshing …

10 Healthy Snacking Tips to Fuel Smarter and Lose Weight

We love snacks, but snacking can be a little mysterious: what's the "right way" to snack? In terms of portions, timing, nutrients, choices . . . there's a lot to take in. We combined some of our best, favorite tips for healthy snacking that are helpful no matter what your goals are (read: not just …

Weight Loss

​Splitting Cardio and Weight Training Burns More Belly Fat | Men’s Health

In the 24-week study, researchers split 48 healthy, physically active men into three groups: The first group performed cardio and resistance training consecutively in the same training session; the second performed cardio and lifting on alternate days; the third group functioned as the control, and …

Get More Out of Strength-Training Workouts by Following These 5 Tips

If you haven't already heard, a cardio-only fitness routine isn't the best for losing weight and sculpting muscles. Strength training is a must, and here are five tips to get the most out of those weight-building sessions.<p>Twice Isn't Enough<p>If you're hitting the weights once or twice a week, it's …

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but …

I Like to Lift. Is the Keto Diet a Good Idea for Me?

The keto diet sounds stellar in theory: By optimizing your diet you can reprogram your body so its metabolism burns primarily fat—known as …

Ketogenic Diet