Nina Thompson

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These Are the 15 Movies From the '00s That Your Kids Need to See

Growing up a teenager in any decade isn't easy, but as a teen in the '00s I grew up with a ton of awesome movies to watch that — thanks to some of their valuable lessons and learnings — helped my awkward tween and teen stages pass with a bit more finesse than anticipated.<p>When I watched Allie and …

The 15-Minute Core-Carving Complex

Burn fat fast and shrink your middle with this brand-new MetCon workout from Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>A complex is one of my favorite metabolic conditioning weapons.<p>It works like this: You perform a series of exercises back-to-back with zero rest—and you never put down the weight. It’s one of …

The 30-Minute Insane Interval Workout

Gain strength, burn fat, and build muscle with this MetCon routine<p>Recent research has proven that how long you work out doesn’t matter. It’s how <i>hard</i> you work that does.<p>That’s why I’m such a big fan of MetCon workouts—or metabolic conditioning, a training style that uses resistance training …

This Video Shows How Exercise Can Change Your Entire Outlook

There's no shortage of motivating weight-loss videos, but this one is seriously awesome. For Adonis Hill (the same guy who just gained 70 pounds to …

Exercise

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Music Videos

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

Penguin Random House

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

Embrace ALL the emotions.<p>With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.<p>If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a …

Super Bowl 50 Food Commercials, Ranked

Super Bowl 50 went down in San Francisco yesterday and the Denver Broncos emerged victorious — but more importantly, there was Beyoncé and a plethora of food commercials. Nabbing airtime during one of the year's most-watched television events can command as much as $5 million for just 30 seconds, …

Advertising

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

Slow Cooker Recipes

The best tech of CES 2016

Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>CES is the tech world's big coming-out party for the New Year — a supersize circus of gadgetry that both follows major …

Gear & Gadgets

Is It Dangerous to Drink Too Much Green Tea?

Coffee’s competition boasts tons of health perks—but you do need to sip wisely.<p>If you’ve ever worried that you’re a slave to Starbucks, you’ve likely considered going green.<p>And why not? Research suggests that—thanks to good-for-you antioxidants called catechins—green tea boasts a slew of health …

Primates in pictures: US photographer's portraits of endangered species

A selection of photographer Joel Sartore’s images of monkeys, taken from his ambitious, decade-long Photo Ark project.

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

How Waking Up an Hour Earlier Every Morning Can Transform Everything

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ben Franklin had it right when he said, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Perhaps he got the idea from the philosopher Aristotle, who said, “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such …

Productivity

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

500-lb. gingerbread house is the star of The White House holiday decorations

If you were thinking about running for a chance to live in the White House, this may just push you over the edge.<p>White House holiday decorations are …

Decorations

The 7 Worst 'Healthy' Snacks for Weight Loss

Americans are serial snackers. In fact, researchers say snacks account for an extra 580 extra calories per day in our diets.<p>We love snacks so much, …

Nutrition

Strength Training for Runners

It's easy to overlook strength training for runners. The notion that strength-focused exercises will bulk you up and slow you down or take time away …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

Pump Up Your Biceps, Triceps, and Shoulders with the Triple Crush

Your arms will never look bigger or feel stronger<p>Looking for a good arm workout?<p>You could hit your biceps with some curls, then your shoulders with the overhead press, and finally your triceps with a few extensions.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, …

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

And a 6-week training plan to make you a lower-body beast<p>Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College.<p>Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to …

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

Why Your Workout Should Be More Like a Drinking Game

I've been turning my workouts into a drinking game.<p>I had to.<p>You know how some people (who shall remain nameless) used to play drinking games in college that had all sorts of crazy rules to make them drink? There was Three Man, which for the life of me I cannot remember the rules for...because there …

Students boycott school lunches they call worse than prison food

A group of students at Chicago's Theodore Roosevelt High School (RHS) has launched a boycott protesting what they call small portions of "gross …

Photographing Everyday Heroes Is My Way Of Spreading Positivity

Don’t you think that everybody in a sense is a hero? That we all go through rough times in life? And that finding the courage and the strength to …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

Review: Creed Is a Surprise Knockout

Sometimes when a movie does everything right, you don’t even think about how wrong it could have gone until after it’s over. <i>Creed</i>, out Nov. 25, could …

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