Sean McKenzie

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6 Things She's Attracted To

<b>You’re a bit sullen</b><br>A study from the University of British Columbia found that women perceived happy guys to be less sexually attractive than brooding men. The research found that women were attracted to men who looked proud, powerful, moody, or ashamed. Smiling, however, might symbolize a lack of …

The 4-Minute Metabolism Booster

Rev your calorie-burning furnace with this lower-body weekend challenge<p>When it comes to revving your metabolism, one move reigns king. "The squat burns more calories per rep than almost any other exercise because it hits a lot of muscles, particularly big ones like you glutes, hamstrings, and …

Outsmart Your Sweet Tooth

<b>Answer:</b> An outspoken sweet tooth doesn’t mean you’re doomed to crave sugar for the rest of your life. “Your body is very adaptive,” says Mike Roussell, Ph.D., a <i>Men’s Health</i> nutrition advisor. “The longer you go without eating lots of sugar the less your body will crave it.” But you don’t need to …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Exercises That Will Increase Your Metabolism

<b>Answer:</b> Fire up your internal engine by tweaking your diet and exercise routine. BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of <i>Men’s Health</i> StreamFit, recommends eating at least 20 to 30 grams of protein at each meal—that’s equal to a cup of Greek yogurt, a fist of meat, or four eggs. “During digestion, your body …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Why Standing with Your Feet Close Together Can Help You Build Bigger Arms

Not only does blocking your feet help you bang out more reps, it also helps you lift heavier loads. If your core is weak, your back can't hyperextend or twist as easily under the weight, explains Gaddour, who uses the stance during lifts like the curl, front raise, and overhead press, and even …

Boost Your Libido for Hotter Sex

Discover the real reason you're not in the mood, and the best way to bring back your desire<p>By Andrew Daniels, Photography By Thinkstock<p>The thought seems unfathomable: Can a guy really grow tired of having sex? Sure, it's common to hear about women losing their desire to get dirty, but men can get …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

6 Foods with Stealth Health Powers

<b>Iceberg Lettuce</b><br>Conventional wisdom suggests this salad staple is nutritionally bankrupt. But as it turns out, half a head of iceberg lettuce has significantly more alpha-carotene, a powerful disease-fighting antioxidant, than either romaine lettuce or spinach.<p><b>Mushrooms</b><br>This fungi's …

Believe It or Not, Cardio Builds Muscle

If you avoid cardio because you think it may negate or slow your muscle gains, think again: According to a new review of 14 studies, aerobic training …

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The Body Shocker Workout

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How One Man Lost 121 Pounds and Added 20 Pounds of Muscle

Rodriguez hadn’t visited his mother, who was living in Miami, in 7 months. In that time, he had lost 121 pounds of fat, taken 20 inches off his waist, and put on 20.5 pounds of solid muscle. He looked nothing like her big-bellied son. She thought he might be an intruder, and a well-muscled one at …