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5 Best Leg Workouts On BodySpace!

Wheels feeling deflated? These 5 killer BodySpace workouts are guaranteed to add some size and strength to your lower body!<p>Sometimes the harder you …

5 Worst Foods You Can Eat Before Bedtime

Avoid late-night dietary disasters that can ruin your physique and even your sleep. Here are the 5 worst offenders, and 5 great alternatives for when …

9 Secrets Of The Super Fit

It's Monday morning. You silence your alarm, hop out of bed, lace up your kicks, and head to the gym. Once inside, you make a bee-line for the …

Fitness

Ultimate Summer Strength Circuit

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> James Grage <b><br>BodySpace:</b> JamesGrage <b><br>Height:</b> 5-foot-10 <b><br>Weight:</b> 175 lbs <b><br>Occupation:</b> Co-Founder and Vice President of BPI Sports<p>When I was …

11 Suits Under $650

Style and quality unite with spring’s sharpest suits, each for less than one grand

Men's Fashion

Randy Couture’s view on TRT and Testosterone

6x UFC Champion Randy Couture discusses his views on TRT and it’s use in MMA today. Randy goes into how his Testosterone levels were low years ago …

Partner Workout Plans: Building The Perfect Body Together

One is such a lonely number. Two is always better than one. Just ask Kyle Hunt and Katie Bopp, fitness professionals and models who know a thing or …

Lee Labrada's 12-Week Lean Body Trainer | Bodybuilding.com

Watch Trailer<p>Gain access to Lean Body <b>PLUS</b> over 50 other expert-designed fitness plans.<br>Only $8.99/month!<p>Already a subscriber? Log In<p>Workout …

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The Muscle-Building Taco Bell Diet

Bobsledder Chris Fogt says he packed on 40 pounds of lean muscle by eating Gorditas. Is that even possible?<p>A Cheesy Gordita Crunch, a couple Doritos Locos Tacos, the Beefy Five-Layer Burrito, and the Grande Soft Taco. That’s the snack of Team USA bobsledder Chris Fogt. The Damage: 1,730 …

Are All-Black Watches Still in Style For Spring?

How to make this trend timeless<p>We just got back from the SIHH show in Geneva showcasing watches coming out later this year. We can safely say the black-on-black trend isn't going away anytime soon.<p>For price-friendly phantom models, check out Luminox and Nautica. On the higher end, we're fans of the …

Being Fat Is Costing You $$$

Fat hits you where it hurts—in the bank account<p>Extra weight can cost you your health—and your savings. The bigger the number on the scale, the greater your health-care costs, according to a new Duke University study. And you pay a penalty for added pounds, even if you don’t qualify as …

Diabetes

The 5 Secrets to a Perfect Workout

Your gym routine may be holding you back. Find out if it contains these simple—but essential—movements<p>I started coaching in 1979. Since then, I've trained MLB, NFL, and NBA players, Olympians, collegiate athletes, military personnel, and average Joe's. But no matter who I'm coaching, I always …

Workouts

12 great uses for protein powder

Yes, we all know about the usual protein shakes.<p>But did you realize that protein powder can actually be integrated into a number of healthy and easy …

Protein

How Much Post-Workout Protein Do You Really Need?

If you want to maximize your muscle growth, consume THIS amount of protein after exercising<p>Protein is essential for maintaining and building muscle, but you don’t need to gulp down a carton of raw eggs like Rocky to get the maximum benefit. Consuming 20 grams of protein after your workout should do …

Nutrition

Planet Fitness Is Not a Gym

And it’s stupid to keep pretending it is<p>On January 7, a Category 2 shitstorm exploded on Reddit when a Planet Fitness member complained that his local club had removed its only squat rack. By way of explanation, an employee told him “a customer complained that it was intimidating.”<p>As of Friday …

Q: Is there a proper way to iron a dress shirt and slacks?

Step-by-step instructions to the perfect press<p>Not many guys actually do their own ironing. Many will just drop clothes off at the dry cleaner and get them pressed. But learning how to do it yourself is an essential aspect to being a man—like learning how to change a tire.<p>First, make sure you have …

Sewing

When You're Most Likely to Lie

And how a little sleep can keep you honest<p>Morals are for the morning: You're more likely to cheat and lie as the day wears on, finds new research from Harvard University.<p>In one experiment involving computer tasks, people fudged their answers in exchange for cash 44 percent more in the afternoon …

10 TV Shows That Will Make You a Better Husband

How country singers, ad men, and duck hunters can strengthen your marriage<p>Despite what some of your friends might say, married life only gets better as the years tick on—provided you put in the proper work. It usually requires effort, like having meaningful talks and trying new moves in the …

TV

Be the Happiest Dad Ever!

Research shows helping your kids boosts your well-being. But there's a fine line between caring and controlling<p>Your kids are built-in mood-boosters: Parents who prioritize their children’s needs over their own are happier, reporting fewer negative feelings, and a greater life purpose than moms and …

Parenting

Eat Your Meat: The Muscle-Building Bounty Of Beef And Fish

Milo of Croton, the legendary ancient Greek wrestling champion, is said to have consumed 20 pounds of meat each day. While such a beefy intake hardly …

Diesel On A Dime: 4 Muscle-Building Meals On A Budget

You don't have to break the bank to achieve your fitness goals. You just need to be wise about where and how you shop, look for deals and seasonal …

Get Big, Stay Lean: A How-To Guide For Clean Bulkers

Summer is winding down and the cold weather is on its way. You know what that means: It's bulking season! And, as everyone knows, drug-free …

100 Under $100: Jeans for Spring 2013

My Perfect 3-Ingredient Summer Drink: Limoncello Gin Cocktail

Recently friends of ours got married in a remote, a.k.a. no cell service, Catskill's resort. This resulted in a long overdue trek through New York's …