Alfonso Alejandre

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Attack Your Abs and Your Glutes with One Genius Move

Hammer your front and backside at once<p>While guys spend a lot of time working their abs, they don't pay as much attention to their backside. And that's a problem because one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups resides there: your glutes. So BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator ofthe</b> …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Why Runners Shouldn’t 'Just' Run

New research suggests that runners benefit big-time from strength work<p>That 30-minute jog isn't the only thing you need to help you perform at peak levels. Hitting the weights or pumping out lunges might be just what you need to run faster, reports a new study from the <i>Journal of Strength and</i> …

The Best Moves for a Hard Core

Chisel your middle and sculpt real-world strength with these three exercises<p>Shredded abs might boost your attractiveness quotient, but that's not their primary purpose. In everyday life, your core has one directive: to stabilize your spine. That makes the three exercises below the ultimate gut …

Are You Lifting the Right Amount of Weight?

Follow this system to figure out how much iron to hoist for the optimum results<p>The amount of weight you should be lifting depends on the result you want—size, strength, or endurance. However, a good general benchmark is 90 percent of your 1-rep max. At that percentage, the participants in a …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

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Why we're loving this kettlebell workout: It burns 800 calories/hour and works to shed your body's top layer of fat. See the step-by-step routine, here: http://ow.ly/rOuNH

The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …

5 Swaps for a Better Burn

Learn how to stoke metabolism with foods in your kitchen<p>Everybody wants to know how they can get a high-revving metabolism. But even before you jump on a treadmill to crush calories and deplete your visceral fat, there are simple nutrition tricks you can use to get your flab-torched fast.<p><b>Related:</b> …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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Avocado With Bell Pepper And Tomatoes

Avocado With Bell Pepper And Tomatoes from Whole Living• 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• Juice of 1/2 lime<br>• 1 small clove garlic, minced<br>• Pinch …

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Boring Sex, Begone!

Is your sex life lacking? These simple moves will seriously ratchet up the heat of your carnal couplings<p>It happens: Sex sessions go on autopilot, and before you know it your bedroom routine is as stale as week-old bread. But you're not going down like that, sister! To shake things up, you don't …

'Muscle power truths' revealed

<b>Scientists have discovered a new truth behind big muscles, turning 50 years of knowledge on its head.</b><p>Bulging biceps get their power from a mesh arrangement of cells rather than long ropes, detailed studies reveal.<p>As muscles flex, tugging filaments fan out in a lattice, say the University of …

43 Recipes That'll Help You Stay Hydrated This Summer

Staying hydrated is always a challenge, but it gets harder in the summer as the weather gets warmer and we spend more time sweating in the sun. …

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