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Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

<b>Kettlebell Swing</b><p><b>Single-Arm Kettlebell Squat to Press</b><p><b>Burpee or Squat Thrust</b><p><b>DO THIS</b><br>Grab a 16- to 20-kilogram kettlebell. Perform the following exercises as a circuit, moving from one to the next without rest. That's 1 round. Do as many rounds as you can in 5 minutes.<p>1. Kettlebell Swing: 20 reps<p>2. …

Three Super Fun Ab Workouts

But we've found three new core exercises that are indeed fun. Yes, they work your abs. Yes, they're effective. (Super-effective, actually.) And yes, they're hard. Yet despite this last concession, people absolutely love them. How about you? Check out these awesome moves—and have a blast, blasting …

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 …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

Pump Up Your Pecs

Shelby Starnes

Compound reverses symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice, research shows

A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of …

Cognitive test can differentiate between Alzheimer's and normal aging

Participants were shown a circle divided into three parts, each having a unique design. Similar to the process of name-and-face binding, the …

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Study Finds

Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday.<p>They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, compared to children without autism. More …

Autism

Vaccine skeptics hate these charts

Clean Green Drinks: Chocolate Peanut Butter Monster

My new book, <i>Clean Green Drinks</i>, contains more than 100 muscle-building, fat-burning, health-boosting recipes. But if I had to pick just one for you …

Nutrition

Drop Set Muscle Challenge

The heavy load fatigues your fast-twitch fibers, which are the ones that begin to work when a task utilizes more than 25 percent of your maximum strength, explains Gaddour. When you pick up the lighter weights, your slow-twitch fibers—the ones used mainly for endurance activities—take over and …

Squat and Push-ups 31 day Bootcamp

The Best Time to Buy Anything

While ticket prices can be as volatile as your girlfriend’s mood, an analysis of more than 1 million airfares revealed 54 days in advance is the average sweet spot for finding the best price, explains Jeff Klee, CEO of CheapAir.com. If you’re booking award travel, your best bet is a week or two …

Faux Subway Tile Tutorial

Shares 7K<p>I’ve been drooling over a couple laundry rooms I’ve pinned on Pinterest lately. Basically because ours looks like a set from Dirty Jobs. …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

Chimichurri

71<p>5<p>1<p>Shares 77<p>Beef is very popular in France. And it’s not just for the taste: on more than one occasion, I’ve been told I need to eat more red meat …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

Fat Frying Finishers

<b>DIRECTIONS:</b><br>Do each exercise for 30 seconds with no rest between moves; then rest for two minutes. Complete the routine three times.<p><b>1. Mountain Climber</b><br>From a pushup position, bring your right knee as close to your chest as possible. Return to the starting position. Repeat with your left leg, …

How to Do Better Pushups

For mountain climbers, alternately keep one foot on the wall as you bring the opposite knee toward your chest without flexing your lower back. Do as many reps as you can of either move in 30 seconds.<p>For an added challenge, elevate your feet. Press back on your heels to prevent them from sliding. …

Should You Eat Expired Foods?

The lowdown on when to really chuck your groceries<p>Expiration dates are like threatening work deadlines: They loom overhead, and if you’re even a day late, you’re in for it.<p>Or so we think.<p>But sometimes, food can be perfectly good a day, a week, a year, or even <i>multiple</i> years after the numbers branded …

Nutrition

28 Ways to Blast Your Abs!

Build a rock-solid core with these awesome moves<p>We’re big fans of the mountain climber. It’s a great core exercise—it works your abs, glutes, and shoulders—and it can also be done interval-style, making it a terrific conditioning drill. Plus, there are at least 10 ways you can modify this movement …

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman reveals the muscle-and-mind tricks that transform him into Wolverine<p>The most amazing physical feat I’ve ever seen was performed not by an elite athlete, but by Hugh Jackman, who becomes Wolverine once again this month in <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>This miracle of physicality wasn’t as eye …

Weightlifting