Samuel Nassar

36 Flips | 4 Magazines | 10 Likes | 6 Following | @SamuelNassar | Keep up with Samuel Nassar on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Samuel Nassar”

The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing, But Should

Work your shoulders and back with just a resistance band<p>The face pull is one of those underrated exercises you're probably not doing often—or at all. But you should definitely be making it a part of your regular upper-body routine because of it's simplicity and effectiveness, and it also makes a …

6 Mistakes You Make When Deadlifting That Are Screwing Up Your Back

And how to approach it so you can lift pain-free<p>It’s one of the most common reasons you want to skip deadlifting day: excruciating lower back pain that rears its ugly head a day or two after your lift—or sometimes, even while you’re still working out.<p>Back pain when deadlifting is super common, but …

Here's What Happens to Your Body When You Go on a Weekend Bender

You knew binge drinking was bad for you. But you didn't know it was this bad<p>You hit it hard last night, and you feel like a pile of dog crap this morning. Normally you’d take it easy tonight and have a few beers with your buddies, or at most, enjoy a night in front of the TV. But you’ve got a …

8 Delicious Tequila Cocktails Every Man Must Try

It’s time to put down your glass of whiskey<p>If you want to enjoy tequila, there’s no better way to drink it than straight, over ice. The thought of that either excites you or makes you want to gag. We get it—your first experience with tequila was probably a rough one (that is, if you can remember …

Teaching Your Kids About Money | Investopedia

What is one of the best gifts you can give your children? No, it is not the latest toy or electronic gadget, it's teaching them sound personal …

Personal Finance

The RAIL System: Shoulder Mobility for the Bench Press

<b>Bench pressing is not a just chest exercise.</b> There is no break in living matter. There are no empty spaces between tissue layers and body parts. When …

Pain

The Right Way to Do a Turkish Getup

The best how-to instructions and photographs for mastering one of the world’s best (and most complicated) exercises

Kettlebell Swings Boost Your Leg Strength and Power

If you want to run faster, jump higher, and still get a total-body strength workout, kettlebell swings are perfect. They work so many muscles in your …

7 surprising results when you pay your kids for chores

<i>This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle.</i><p>One of our parenting goals is to rear frugal kids. Take care of their stuff. Spend wisely. Save for a …

The 13 Best Protein Bars For Men

We tested dozens to find the best-tasting bars out there that’ll maximize your gains<p>Protein bars seem like the miracle snack: They promise the protein you need to feed your muscles, while boasting flavors so delicious you’ll want to sub them for dessert.<p>But the sad truth is, many of these protein …

Basic Guard Maintenance Drills: a BJJ Tutorial

Basic Guard Maintenance Drills: a BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on April 13, 2017<p>Guard maintenance!<p>Arguably the single most important aspect of your Brazilian …

The New Exercise Our Fitness Director Can’t Get Enough Of

It’s called the kettlebell roller. Here’s why you should add it to your routine today<p>This kettlebell roller exercise may appear ridiculous. In fact, if you perform it correctly, you’ll kind of resemble a turtle stuck on his back.<p>But it’s an important move to add to your arsenal—no matter how silly …

How to Make Pushups 3 Times More Effective

This is the ultimate way to build raw strength during the exercise<p>You can do pushups the way everyone else does them—as fast as possible, up and down.<p>Or you can do them with a dead stop at the bottom.<p>The latter is more difficult, but it’s a true test of strength. And it’s the way <i>Men’s Health</i> …

The Best Exercises for Your Shoulders

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

Boost Your Bench Press by Strengthening This Small Upper-Body Muscle

Want to lift heavier loads? Zero in on an often-neglected torso muscle<p>If you want a bigger bench press, it’s time to pay attention to a tiny muscle called your serratus anterior, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners,</b> a 20-minute workout DVD that …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN New Day and a 44-year-old father of three, took our 90-day challenge. He achieved more than he ever imagined.<p>More. That is what we all want, right? It is an existential force, but you don’t have to bone up on Sartre to see how it applies to your body—more strength, …

11 Financial Words All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

If there’s one subject that has the ability to impact kids throughout their entire lives, it’s personal finance. Unfortunately, it’s a subject that no one wants to teach them.<p>“The practicality of teaching [finance to kids] is so important…it’s the one topic that they’ll actually use for the rest of …

This Is Your Body on Booze

See how alcohol affects your whole system as it travels through your brain, heart, muscles, and penis<p>Just one sip of beer, wine, or whisky hangs out in your body for about 2 hours. Once it quickly enters your bloodstream, it touches down on nearly every organ and system in your body.<p>Thanks to its …

The Truth about Foam Rolling

Foam rolling works—just not for the reason you think<p>Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in <i>The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i> found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

11 Brutal Exercises You Love to Hate (But Really Love)

Relationship status: It’s complicated. These grueling exercises are super difficult and draining, but they you keep coming back for more<p>The safety squat bar—or SSB—has built-in padding around the neck and shoulders. In fact, the two-pronged piece of equipment resembles a travel pillow attached to a …

Why Your Kid Isn’t That Special

We hate to break it to you, but your endless praise could be creating a narcissist<p>We get it: Your kid is the best <i>ever</i>. But continually telling your tots how remarkable they are can actually breed tiny little narcissists, a new study from the Netherlands found.<p>In the study, parents who tended to …

How Do Fish Oil Supplements Really Work?

You’ve probably heard about all the health benefits of fish oil. But should you really pop a supplement to achieve them?<p>Fish oil—both in whole food and supplement form—is usually associated with a number of health benefits including the improvement of joint health, cardiovascular system, immunity …

The Super Tough Pushup Variation That Builds More Muscle

Ignite new muscle growth with this tweak to the classic pushup<p>The old-school pushup is a staple in almost every gym-goer’s workout plan. It pumps up your chest and arms, smokes your core, and can be done almost anywhere.<p>But a simple tweak to the move’s starting position can stimulate new muscle …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

The Exercise You Need to Do If You Sit at a Desk All Day

Tight hip flexors can lead to things like back pain and bad exercise form. Here's how to fix them<p>You probably often hear gripes about tight hip flexors at the gym. They're not uncommon, especially if you sit at a desk all day.<p>"When you sit, your legs are parked at a 90-degree angle from your hips …

The 20-Rep Core Torcher

Feel the temperature rise to ignite a burn in your six-pack<p>Not all core exercises <i>look</i> like they're blasting your abs. That's why after you finish blazing through this week's challenge, you'll feel a surprising sizzle in your six-pack.<p>"You might not realize it at the time—because you'll be focused …

The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

Instantly Fix Your Deadlift with This Simple Drill

Knock out one of the most common form mistakes by adding an exercise band<p>The deadlift is one of the best exercises for building strength in your lower body—but it’s easy to forget that it’s a great total-body move, too.<p>And that minor memory lapse could be a problem, says Jessie Mundell, owner of …