Michael Olek

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7 Workouts You'll Be Seeing Everywhere In 2017

As the new year arrives, it's time to start getting our fitness routines in order. While some of us have our favorite classes at our favorite gyms, …

What the science says about every popular diet — and whether they can work for you

Luckily, scientists have found that most reasonable diets can help you lose weight, compared to not following a diet at all. Overall, studies have shown that diets rich in plants and low in processed foods are the best for weight loss.<p>But many popular diets aren't based on sound scientific …

Diets

This Is the Alkaline Diet Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know (Immediately!)

Unfortunately, to maintain the alkaline environment in the body is nowadays extremely difficult, as we are all consuming unhealthy foods, rich in …

Tip: Do Pyramid Reps For Wide Shoulders

This is gonna hurt so bad that you'll do it again and again. Because you're kinda crazy like that. Check it out.<p>Yes, you need to get very strong in …

Health

25 Vegan School Lunches Your Kids Will Love • Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes

<i>Here are 25 vegan school lunches that your kids are guaranteed to love. They are tasty, easy to transport in lunchboxes and for little hands to hold,</i> …

50 things to do this summer in Toronto 2016

Events and activities in Toronto this summer range from soaking up the sun at a music festival to enjoying warm summer nights watching movies under …

Toronto

4 Exercises to Improve Shoulder Flexibility to Better Your Lifts and Squats

April 29, 2015<p>Last week we shared some tips on <b>how to improve your overhead squat</b>, but we neglected to touch on one incredibly important aspect; …

Correct Posture: The First Step To a Successful Weight Training Program

Strength training helps athletes prevent injury, build speed, and increase power output. In this three-part blog series, I offer a few concepts to …

Exercise

How To Program Your Mind To Stop Buying Crap You Don't Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's OK to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

5 Great Scotches That Don't Cost $628,000 a Bottle

Macallan's record for the most expensive whiskey ever released was just confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records. Here are some terrific new …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Science Has Finally Figured Out How Elite Athletes Best Each Other. Pay Attention.

In my new book <i>Faster, Higher, Stronger</i>, I examine the things that elite athletes, their coaches, and the scientists who work with them do to become …

The 100 Best Strength Training Books

"This is the book that I wish I'd had when I began my training" is a common opening sentiment expressed by many authors of strength training books. …