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The Best Workout for Weight Loss

That because if you enjoy doing it then you’re more likely to stick with it, and that’s the most important ingredient for losing weight and improving your fitness, says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of <i>Men’s Health</i> StreamFit.<p>For best results, combine the stuff you want to do, whether that’s pick-up …

6 Ways You Destroy Your Feet

From picking the wrong kicks to packing on extra pounds, see how you put your dogs in danger<p>Take a moment to give your feet a little credit. After all, they contain a combined total of 56 bones—nearly a quarter of your entire skeleton.<p>Your hooves support your weight and allow you to walk, run, …

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5 Reasons Crash Diets Suck

Obviously both diets in the study cut calorie levels to ridiculous levels, particularly for men. Any calorie restriction for weight loss should be more tailored based on your own weight, says Christopher Mohr, Ph.D., RD. So if you're over 200 pounds and want to drop weight, you should aim for no …

10-Minute Arms and Abs Workout

It sounds simple enough, but fair warning: It won't be easy. That's because you'll perform 10 different variations of the move for 10 minutes straight. Each variation will challenge your arms and abs in a new way, so your muscles never know what's coming next. (Want more variation? Get …

The Hardest Stationary Bike Sprint

Eighty-seven calories stands as the record at <b>Gym Jones</b>, one of the most hard-core gyms in the country and the gym behind the ripped bodies of actors in movies like <i>300: Rise of an Empire</i> and <i>Superman: Man of Steel.</i> “It hurt like hell afterward, but it’s always worth it when you get a PR,” says …

Are You Lifting the Right Amount of Weight?

Follow this system to figure out how much iron to hoist for the optimum results<p>The amount of weight you should be lifting depends on the result you want—size, strength, or endurance. However, a good general benchmark is 90 percent of your 1-rep max. At that percentage, the participants in a …

Psychological Side Effects of Smoking

No matter how well you understand the payoffs of kicking the habit—this past Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General’s warning that cigarettes can kill you—tobacco addiction is more than a physical need for nicotine.<p>Meet Sherry McKee, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Behavioral …

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Older People Have More Energy

Older adults appear to wield more control over their emotional experiences, the researchers say. Seniors focus on the task at hand, rather than on how they feel about what they’re doing or what else they could be doing with their life—a common and draining habit of younger adults, says study …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

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