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7 Sweet Snacks That Help You Lose Weight

Here’s your excuse to eat chocolate today<p>Choosing healthy foods doesn’t mean you need to neglect your taste buds. In fact, you can find plenty of sweet, delicious treats that actually promote weight loss—if you know where to look. (Have no idea where to start? Check out the <i>Metashred Diet</i> for …

Losing weight won’t make you happier—but eating a balanced diet will

Step away from the scales—it may not be the key to improving your mental health.<p>Despite the message that the happiest you is just 10 pounds away, new research suggests that improving the quality of your diet may be the recipe to protecting and even improving your mental health, not losing …

The 7 best exercises to build brute strength

Conventional deadlift<p>With a deadlift, you're challenging your true strength by lifting as much weight as possible off the floor. That means it’s …

21 Lunch and Dinner Salads That Are Seriously Filling

Good salads are much more than iceberg lettuce, chopped veggies, and a sprinkle of a basic vinaigrette. Salads are a great way to pack in plenty of …

Healthy Eating

​The Diabolic 7-7-7 Dumbbell Workout​ | Men’s Health

<b>Here’s how it works:</b> The first move is the weakest link in this movement chain so be sure to select a weight that allows you to complete 7 reps of the first move since you’re using the same load throughout the complex without ever setting it down. You should be able to complete 1 round in 2 to 3 …

The greatest high-intensity sugar-burning workout to cut body fat

Imagine you’re out for a walk in the woods. During this leisurely stroll, your muscles are using a type of muscle fiber called slow-twitch fiber. …

Body Fat

​7-Minute Full-Body MetCon Workout | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform each move for 40 seconds with 20 seconds of rest between moves:<p>1. Bear crawl: fast forward, slow return<p>2. Traveling skater jump<p>3. Lateral bear crawl: fast forward, slow return (20 seconds each direction)<p>4. Iso-dynamic lateral split jump<p>5. Kettlebell walking lateral swing (20 …

The 9 worst mistakes you can make before you lift

When you cross the threshold into the holy place that is the gym, you probably get to your usual rituals right away—and that's fine.<p>But here's the …

Exercise

How to pack on muscle with eccentric exercise

If you're the typical gym-going dude, there's a pretty good chance you've heard the term "eccentric exercise" tossed around. Sounds like a fancy …

Exercise

The Creamy, Melty Grilled Cheese Recipe Your Super Bowl Weekend Needs

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

9 gear-free full-body workout exercises for a stronger, leaner you | NOLA.com

We've collaborated with New Orleans area workout pros to design a creative, do-anywhere full-body workout that requires zero gear to make it easier …

Five Exercises to Do Before Every Run

If your warmup typically consists of jogging—or worse, nothing—here’s reason to step it up.<p>A recent study reveals that a dynamic warmup routine can help you perform better. Researchers compared how well study participants ran after moving versus sitting. When runners did dynamic stretches, they …

Marathons

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Why I run: ‘It’s painful, repetitive, boring. And afterwards, you’re fully alive’<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all …

Exercise

5 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

Workouts

Treadmill workouts that take the monotony out of running indoors

<i>By Kelli Kennedy, The Associated Press</i>Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a …

Treadmills

It’s true: Chicken tenders are perfect, and delicious.

Here’s one thing a lot of restaurant chefs have in common with a lot of kids, and we’re not talking about the wunderkinder who compete on junior cooking shows: They love good, crispy, crunchy chicken tenderloins, a.k.a. chicken fingers.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders With</i> …

Food Preservation

Hypertrophy Is Not a Bad Word: Functional Hypertrophy Training

<b>As I wrote about recently in regards to the future of the fitness industry, one of my big picks for training trends is a return to hypertrophy</b> …

Prime Rib With Garlic Herb Butter Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 7 servings<p>1 cup butter, softened<br>• 7 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped<br>• 2 tablespoons salt<br>• 1 tablespoon pepper<br>• 5 lb boneless ribeye roast, trimmed<br>• 2 tablespoons flour<br>• 2 cups beef stock<br>• mashed potato, to serve<br>• green bean, …

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

Healthy Eating

The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps

Having strong biceps is an advantage for athletes in a myriad of sports, including hockey, badminton, baseball, football, and more.<p>As an orthopedic …

8 tough exercises for your abs that won't hurt your back

Plank With Overhead Reach<p>From a plank, reach one arm straight in front of you, shifting your weight as little as possible. Bring it back down, and …

17 Fall Crock Pot Recipes That Are Easy & Totally On Point

When fall foods start to hit the grocery store shelves, my dinner game gets pretty imaginative. I mean, there's nothing more inspiring than a …

Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta

Shares 1.5K<p>This vegan butternut squash pasta with kale and onion sprouts recipe is not only a showstopper, but it’s packed full of nutrients and is …

Healthy Eating

Simple Ways to Do More Sit-Ups

The sit-up test is one of the standard tests used to assess abdominal, core and hip flexor strength and endurance during military (Army, Navy, Air …

For beginners, a guide to cooking all types of meat

As with many parents of teens, I am on a mission to teach my boys life skills. They are incredibly capable of catching a baseball, landing a flip on a trampoline and riding a bike without hands, but in five and six years, when they head off to college, will they have the broader skills they need to …

Cooking