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The 15 most important exercises for men

1. Deadlift<p>Arguably the king of all exercises, the deadlift hits every major muscle group hard, and is perhaps the greatest test of strength there …

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How to lose weight around your stomach, fast

There's a reason Men's Health has become synonymous with internet-breaking transformations. A rite of passage for staff members and our fitness …

Fitness

Build Bigger, Stronger Arms With This Superset

Use it as a finisher or as a quick workout for when you're short on time<p>When it comes to your arms, your biceps and triceps are the stars of the show. They are what fills up the sleeves of a form-fitting T-shirt, and the muscles most dudes want to build. (The next time you're at the gym, take a …

Health

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

Pork Tenderloin With Mushroom Gravy and Egg Noodles

Ingredients<p>450 g pork tenderloins trimmed and cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick rounds<br>• 1/4 teaspoon pepper<br>• pinch salt<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 pkg cremini …

Pork

43 Ways To Eat Healthy In 2018

Image: iStock<p>Bright and beautiful fruits. Hearty whole grains. Vitamin packed vegetables in the most delicious of sauces. Are you ready for this? …

Nutrition

How to lose weight by reinventing your breakfast

If you’re looking to lose weight in 2018, consider rethinking your breakfast.<p>In her diet book “Target 100,” weight-loss expert Liz Josefsberg says …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

If your New Year ambition is to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you can't really face getting out in the cold, then we may have just the solution.<p>Combining the ease of a workout DVD with absolutely zero cost (all you need is an internet connection!), the video …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

IBM Watson

Here are some of the best cardio videos on YouTube, because gyms are expensive, yo

While there are definite perks to having a gym membership, such an expense is not always possible, and frankly, it’s not always <i>necessary</i> — because …

Get the most out of your workouts with these tips from a former pro boxer and NFL trainer

Danny Musico doesn’t sugarcoat it. “When people fail at sticking with their resolutions, it’s because they aren’t fully committed to their goals,” he …

Fitness

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Bodyweight Exercise

7 Ways To Eat Healthier This Week

All doable, all delicious.

Enter the ring: The beginner’s guide to boxing workouts

Boxing gyms have come a long way from the gritty, dank cages Rocky prowled in the predawn hours of Philadelphia’s winters. Just as we had the …

Exercise

Good Luck Walking Tomorrow After This Leg Workout

This fresh routine will challenge your lower body in a whole new way<p><b>Trainer:</b> Hannah Eden, founder of the PumpFit Club, a personal group training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.<p><b>Benefit:</b> Doing partial reps of squats and split squats will be a new stimulus for your leg muscles, spurring more gains. …

20 ‘zero-calorie’ foods to snack on guilt-free

It sounds almost too good to be true: tasty snacks that contain no calories.<p>But health experts have identified a variety of super-healthy treats that …

Nutrition

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

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The 7 Best Weight Loss Tips You’ll Ever Read

Struggling to shed weight and keep it off? We asked seven dietitians for the single most important weight loss tip they share with patients. May …

Nutrition

15 Truths About Juicing You Need to Know

The juicing trend doesn’t show any signs of letting up—and there’s a lot of pulp fiction about the benefits. Read on for some surprising news, plus the healthiest juices you can make from home.

8 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

By Dr. Atli Arnarson<p>Your metabolism is the chemical engine that keeps you alive.<p>The speed at which it runs varies by individual. Those with a slow …

The Homemade Vegan Protein Mix I Add to Smoothies

A little protein can turn a smoothie from a snack to a more substantial meal, but the choices of protein powders available in my grocery aisle and …

Healthy Eating

Bodybuilder overcomes obesity and an eating disorder

A bodybuilding competitor’s toughest battle is the one he overcame with himself.<p>When Fort Worth, Texas, native Beau Jackson was 17 years old, he …

It may seem counterproductive to nosh on your favorite salty snacks (read: fries) when you're trying to shed some pounds, but salty goodness doesn't have to be the enemy, says Nora Minno, RD.<p>"If you're trying to lose weight and get a craving for a salty snack, it's totally fine to indulge," says …

Low-Fat Or Low-Carb Diet: Which Is Better For Weight Loss?

If you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to be tempted by diets that promise weight loss fast. While some diets are obviously gimmicky and not …

Nutrition

What's the best workout to burn holiday calories?

After ringing in the new year with pizza, wings and dip, you may be sitting at home thinking about the best way to lose those holiday pounds.<p>Should you spend the money to join a gym, attend a spin class or just go outside for a run?<p>TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen recruited …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

A 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Super short workouts can be very effective for building strength and cardio endurance. This time-efficient bodyweight workout from DAREBEE doesn’t …

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>Sep 27, 2017<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily …

Meditation

The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

The Brain