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The Definitive Guide to Using Protein Powder

Supplementing your protein intake isn’t just for weightlifters. It can be a valuable training tool for runners as well—if you use it correctly.<p>We all know that protein helps runners recover from hard runs, but sometimes we struggle to get enough nurtitionally complete amounts into our system as we …

7 ways to maximize your health in your 20s

Youth, beauty, a sense of invincibility. Your twenties are filled with so much potential as you plan careers and families, even a first home. But …

Wellness

The Major Muscle Bodyweight Routine

Ian Spanier<p>Ian Spanier<p><b>Duration</b> 30 min.<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>WHAT IT IS<p>A five-exercise, five-round circuit that subs in full-body exercises for …

Workouts

Tip: Increase Exercise Performance Instantly

Improve your performance on seated rows and biceps curls by doing this trick between sets.<p>Stretch the Opposing Muscle<p>A team of Brazilian researchers, …

Exercise

A Former CrossFit Games Finalist Just Set a Pushup World Record. Here’s How to Improve Yours.

After previously finishing in the top three at the CrossFit Games, taking down a pushup record seemed like a pretty good idea to Gillian Ward.<p>The …

A Personalized Nutrition Company Will Use Your DNA To Tell You What To Eat

Is a diet based on your genome the future of nutrition?<p>Dieting in the United States is a multi-million dollar industry. Over the past few decades, there have been diets that focus on increasing protein, eliminating fats, lowering calories—you name the food group, a diet fad has been centered around …

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

Workouts

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

Five Ways Lifting Weights Improves Fat Loss | Poliquin Article

Conventional advice for losing excess body fat is to do cardio for 30 to 60 minutes most days of the week. This approach typically leads to …

How to Determine the Number of Calories You Should Eat to Lose Weight

When you start a diet, determining how much to eat can feel a bit like playing calorie roulette. Many people turn to a calorie calculator, but they …

Fitness

What Causes the "Dadbod" (and How to Reverse It)

Ah, the “dadbod.” A recently coined term, it describes the body of a man whose belly suggests that he’s had a few thousand beers during NFL Sunday. …

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4 apartment workouts to burn fat insanely quickly

You're fully capable of doing the kind of workouts that leave you sputtering and spent on the floor—the kind that leads to real results—without the …

What type of strength training is best for you?

If you want to bulk up and get huge, CrossFit wouldn't be the best form of strength training for you. If you're a beginner and just looking to get in …

Exercise

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, …

What happens to your body when you stop working out for 2 weeks

If your high school coach ever scared you into believing that too many off days would be the demise of your training, he may have been on to …

3 Reasons You're Not Ripped

Shutterstock<p>You almost never eat French fries or donuts or Dairy Queen Blizzards, and pizza is only for cheat days, so you’ve ruled out a crappy …

This one thing you are doing every day is killing your happiness

You and I check something about 150 times each day—almost mechanically—that steals little bits of our happiness away each time we do it.<p>It's …

Loneliness

Pryme Vessyl is a Smart Cup That Monitors Your Water Consumption

Mark One, the company that's currently working on the Vessyl smart cup that can measure the nutritional content of any liquid, today launched an interim product that's designed to track how much water a person drinks in a day.<p>The Pryme Vessyl is a smart cup that measures all of the water that a …

Wellness

4 Health Myths Everyone Thinks Are True

Why these 'truths' really aren’t (Sponsored content by Cigna)<p>Think about a little action you take every day to stay healthy. Maybe you half-heard it on the evening news, barely remember it being presented in grade school, or a friend told you about it and soon it was a part of your life.<p>But is it …

12 Amazing Things Will Happen When You Stop Drinking Soft Drinks

Alcohol

This Man With Down Syndrome Totally Transformed Himself To Compete In A Bodybuilding Contest

"Bodybuilding is in my blood."<p>The contest is slated for Nov. 14, and Clarke will be competing in the novice division. Clarke will be given no preferential treatment and will be on equal footing with the rest of the competitors, which is precisely the way he wants it.

Scientists Explain Why Interval Training Works

If you really want a workout, try interval training. Nearly every gym now offers what’s called high intensity interval training, or HIIT; sessions …

What Food Cravings Are Telling You About Your Nutrition

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

Cardiovascular System

Gain Bulk Without Getting Fat

Just the other day I was killing my bis and tris at the gym when a hard-working and passionate young trainee approached me with some questions about …

The 30-Day Push-Up Challenge

Your 30-Day Push-Up Challenge<p>Follow along with Holly as she demos each exercise in the slides that follow, and don't forget to add some "pull" …

Bodyweight Exercise

Is Chicken, Beef, or Fish the Best Bodybuilding Food?

There is no better thing to eat than protein when it comes to building lean muscle and getting proper recovery. In addition, protein aids in fat loss …