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If You Have Stubborn Belly Fat, Do These 4 Things to Finally Reveal Flat Abs

Losing belly fat and getting a flat stomach, maybe even six-pack abs for the most ambitious, is like the holy grail of fitness. It might make you feel better to know that certified personal trainer and fat-loss coach Oualid Zaim says, "Even people who seem to be able to lose weight often end up …

Fitness

If You Hate Burpees With A Passion, Try These 5 Full-Body Workouts At Home Instead

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees <i>suck</i>, fam. If you enjoy the …

Workouts

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Workouts

Pea Protein Is the Best Protein

According to the food pyramid of our elementary school days, protein is red, brown, and beige: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, beans, and nuts. But peas, in all their bright-green glory, may have been misplaced the whole time. Peas are legumes, like lentils and chickpeas, and they’re a standout source …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition and fill you up for longer periods of time. This means you'll be burning calories without any …

Nutrition

This Ab-Sculpting Workout Is Exactly What You Need For Strong, Sexy Abs

If you want to transform your abs — and we mean <i>really transform your abs</i> — you're going to need to eat clean, train hard, and do this TRX ab workout. TRX training is a great tool for a stronger core because you're constantly using all your muscles in your core and the rest of your body as …

Workouts

5 Workouts That Are Insanely Efficient At Torching Fat

Trying to drop body fat? Signature team athletes Julian Smith and Taylor Chamberlain share five quick, fat-blasting training routines to help you get …

How often should you work out to lose weight, or gain muscle?

Working out like a beast, but not seeing the results in the mirror? Getting the right training schedule is ridiculously tricky – and will vary massively depending on what shape you’re in now and what shape you’re aiming for.<p>To discover the best workout frequency for you, the first and most …

Full-Body Gym Workout for Men

Muscle mass in men begins to decline around age 30 and bone mass begins to decline around age 40. According to an article from Harvard Health …

The Pec Pumper: Workout to Blow Up Your Chest

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per …

Workouts

How to Get Rid of "Man Boobs"

It’s one of every guy's worst nightmares: man boobs. You saw it on the <i>Seinfeld</i> episode “The Mansierre,” in which Kramer developed a bra for guys who …

So That's Why You Get So Horny During Your Period

If sex drives followed the perfectly-laid plan of your menstrual cycle, then you'd feel your sexiest around 10 to 13 days after your period ends, …

The Best Ab Exercises You’re Not Doing

These calorie-burning moves need to be part of your core routine.<p>After a sculpted stomach, but having trouble making progress? Too often, we work our …

Workouts

A quick rundown of the ketogenic diet

Keto, keto, keto! It seems like no matter where you turn these days, the trendy diet is a topic of conversation. This friend is starting a keto diet. …

Nutrition

The High-Volume Triceps-Builder Your Arms Need

Are the back of your arms lagging? Add incredible size and definition with IFBB physique pro Brandan Fokken's high-volume muscle-building triceps …

Workouts

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

14 Ab Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Ball Exchange Ab Exercise<p>The ball exchange is an excellent way to work the abs while adding intensity to your workouts. This is a whole body …

Workouts

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9 Recipes That Use Hummus in Ways You Never Imagined

If you're like us, you probably always have a tub of hummus in your fridge. It makes for a great snack, whether you grab a spoon and go in or use it …

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

The Meaning of Life in 15 Wise Quotes

We are all here to live, but our individual missions aren’t always the same. Some are explorers, searching for adventure in all that they do. Others …

Motivation

I Caught Sarah . . .

My name is Jerold and what I’m about to tell you is real. I know it because I witnessed it.<p>My fiancée and I were one month away from our wedding and …

Investigating Cryptocurrencies using R

(This article was first published on <b>R-Chart</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Cryptocurrencies are a fascinating phenomenon and excellent data …

Python Programming

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Exercise

10 supersizing workouts to do on back day

To supersize your back—build wider proportions, denser, more sizeable muscle mass, and greater functional strength that enables you to lift more—you …

Workouts

Chest Workouts & Chest Exercises For Men: The Ultimate Guide

Chest workouts, ah, how we love them!<p>For many of us among the male training crowd, chest day has become synonymous with a sense of joy and euphoria …

GVT Revisited

Way back in 1995 or so, a fresh-faced Canadian strength coach named Charles Poliquin, wearing the native moose fur and antler hat that is emblematic …

Hugh Jackman Uses Clap Pushups to Transform Into Wolverine. Here Are 3 Ways to Improve Yours. MensFitness.com

Hugh Jackman is getting pretty ripped for his next movie role—and he’s using clapping pushups to help get him there.<p>The actor posted a video to …

Vitamin D supplements 'advised for everyone'

<b>Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, public health advice for the UK recommends.</b><p>It comes as a government-commissioned report sets the recommended levels at 10 micrograms of the vitamin a day.<p>But officials are concerned this may not be achievable through diet …