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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

Tip: The Oblique Builder

A strong core takes more than just ab training. Give this exercise a shot.<p>The Hanging Leg Raise, Frontal Plane<p>Normally, the hanging leg raise is …

Workouts

This Personal Trainer Reveals Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

Exercise

Ricky Martin's Short Shorts Are Giving Us Major Quad Envy

The 46-year-old singer posted a pic showing off his toned legs -- here's the secret on getting your quads to pop, too.<p>Ricky Martin may not be the first person you think of when you think of #quadgoals. Turns out, the 46-year-old singer is worthier of the mantle than most dudes half his age.<p>Martin …

Workouts

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

Workouts

Our Vegetarian Remake of Chicken Salad Is So Good You Won’t Miss the Meat

The secret ingredient is chickpeas and, when combined with a few other ingredients, make an irresistible sandwich filling.<p>Whether you take your …

Food

This YouTuber's Body Transformation Is All The Workout Motivation You Need - Fitness & Workouts

Oklahoma-based YouTuber Hunter Hobbs started his journey three years back and there was no stopping him. This 24 year old went from 202 lbs (91.5 kg) to 160 lbs (72.5 kg). Woah! I didn't know that was even possible. As they say - when there's a will, there's a way!<p>His time-lapse video of his three …

Fitness

How to Grow a Long Beard That Never Gets Scraggly

Sage advice from James Harden's personal barber.<p>You can't just let the hair follicles on your face extrude their wiry product. There's significantly more to growing a beard than just <i>not shaving</i>. And the longer the beard, the higher the stakes. Once you get out in James Harden territory, the threat …

Fit over 40: midlife fitness and nutrition tips from Matt Roberts

At the age of 44, Matt Roberts is in the same shape as the day he turned 20: the same body fat, same weight, same size clothes.<p>If you’ve resigned yourself to the inevitability of midlife spread, you need look no further for fitness inspiration than his sculpted abdominals. The ­personal trainer who …

How To Get Ripped, According To Jason Momoa

Whether it's as Aquaman in <i>Justice League</i>, Khal Drogo in HBO's <i>Game of Thrones,</i> Declan Harp in Netflix's <i>Frontier</i> or as the fearsomeConan The Barbarian, …

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Dessert

I Planked One Minute Every Hour for Two Weeks

Eight minutes of planking is actually a long time. I started off the first couple days only doing forearm planks. But for as short as a minute …

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

6 Proven Ways to Do It<p>If you're not making the gains you expected on your current program, it's probably not the program's fault. It's more likely …

6 Ab Workouts for a Visible & Brick-Like 6-Pack

When it comes to celebrations involving food, the part that always stands out is the main course at the centerpiece of the table.<p>This is what people …

How to lose weight like a pro even if you’re a beginner

How to lose weight like a pro even if you’re a beginner<p>Planning how to lose weight and getting to the gym to execute your plan can be a daunting …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

A man transformed himself into a real-life Thor after battling cystic fibrosis — and the resemblance is uncanny

A cursory scroll through Ben Mudge's Instagram will immediately tell you three things: He could easily pass as a Hemsworth brother, he is obsessed with superheroes, and he spends the majority of his time at the gym. His feed is full of selfies, in which he showcases his impressive abs and wields …

These Doritos cheese sticks will make regular mozzarella sticks seem like a bad ex

Melty, gooey, delicious cheese. Is there really anything better in the entire world? Every restaurant that has cheese sticks on their menu is an …

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

This 72-Year-Old Doctor Wears a Thong

Robert Drapkin, M.D., in a lab coat, stethoscope draped around his neck, has the kindly affect of a 1960s TV doctor, with empathetic eyes that look …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend | Inc.com

High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with setting aside 60 minutes to transform their upcoming week.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your productivity, health, or life--it all starts with designing an …

Motivation

Become a 141 to Achieve Massive Success in Life and at Work

You're reading Become a 141 to Achieve Massive Success in Life and at Work, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Motivation

James McAvoy unrecognisable after 6000-calorie-a-day transformation

James, 38, revealed his biceps in a slim-fit blue T-shirt as he walked along the street, <i>The Sun</i> reports.<p>The <i>X Men</i> star also ditched his trademark dark …

​14 Bald Men Gifts to Give This Year | Men’s Health

14 Gift Ideas for Bald Men<p>There's everything here from essential safety razors to shaving lotion<p>If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission.<p>Getty Images<p>You’d think being bald would mean that a guy has less to worry about: No hair care, no problem. But that’s far from the …

Upper-Body Workout: Half-Kneeling Single-Arm Dumbbell Curl | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds each.<p>1. Dumbbell half-kneeling single-arm curl (left arm).<p>2. Dumbbell half-kneeling single-arm curl (right arm).<p>That's one round. Repeat for 5 to 10 minutes, switching arms every 30 seconds.<p>The dumbbell half-kneeling …

Star Wars Christmas Trees Bring the Force Right Into Your Living Room

On Dec. 15, <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> will hit theaters, and Christmas wish lists will instantly fill up with all the porg toys and trendy Rey-inspired clothing you can imagine. Instead of waiting until Christmas Day to bring the Force home, genius Jedi families have decked out their festive trees …

​The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing: Face Pulls | Men’s Health

The best part? All you need is a resistance band (like this one) to perform the move.<p>Watch above as Ebenezer Samuel, our <i>Men's Health</i> fitness editor, shows you how exactly how to do it.<p>Here are a few things to keep in mind as you pull the band:<p>1. Squeeze your shoulder blades.<p>2. Keep your elbows high …