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Prediction: On May 21, Henri Falcón Will Blame Us

<i>Photo: Contrapunto</i><p>Let’s put the cards on the table, Henri, because on the morning of May 21, I don’t want you, or anyone on your team, to blame your …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

FDA clears AliveCor’s Kardiaband as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch

The Food and Drug Administration has just cleared AliveCor’s Kardiaband EKG reader as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch.<p>Europe has been able to use a version of the Kardiaband for Apple Watch for some time now but, thanks to the new FDA approval, the device can now be used in …

7 Spotify features that will make your experience better

Spotify is one of the most used music streaming apps in the world — as of June this year it had 140 million active users.<p>But for an app so widely used, a lot of its better features are hidden. This is an issue that Spotify has been tackling for a while, and although its taken steps to and continues …

This 40-year-old guy lost almost 14 kg in just 18 weeks. This is how he did it

This 40-year-old guy lost almost 14 kg in just 18 weeks. This is how he did it<p>The prospect of losing weight can be particularly daunting, especially …

The future of the smartwatch should be smart watch bands

The smartwatch didn’t work. What comes next?<p>Despite the best efforts from Apple (with the Apple Watch), Google (with Android Wear), Samsung (with the Galaxy Gear), Pebble (with the, uh, Pebble), and dozens of other companies, the dream of the smartwatch hasn’t really taken off. Turns out that …

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

The 25-minute workout that will leave you soaked in sweat

"It feels like I'm on a space ship piloted by the Darth Vader of fitness."<p>The Supraformer workout is a lot of things at once — strength, stretching, balance, aerobic. But that reaction, uttered by Laura Green, a 40-year-old ophthalmologist visiting from Houston, is the typical reaction. For 25 …

Darth Vader

Nike+ Run Club is borking my runs, and I blame Apple Watch

At the most essential level, a running app should provide a reliable way to log your workouts: when, where, how fast and how far you run. Fancy features are all very well and good, but let’s be honest — if an app doesn’t get the basics right, it sucks.<p>Nike has been busy adding new bells and …

Smartwatches

21 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Any fit guy will tell you that abs are made in the kitchen. But while burning fat will always be a function of eating right—opt for these ultra-fit …

Exercise

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How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

The best weightlifting advice for men over 40

A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on the topic in their archives.<p>Suddenly, I felt embarrassed more than anything—like I …

The Best Biceps Workout in Under 10 Minutes

You may think that sculpting great biceps is the result of a simple formula: Do curls + more curls.<p>But, you can’t focus solely on isolated biceps …

Exercise

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

We're setting the record straight when it comes to distance versus sprints<p>If you consider yourself a serious runner, you may feel settled into one of …

8 Exercises All Men Must Do for Incredible Sex

A man's sex life is an extremely important component of relieving stress, lowering blood pressure and enhancing his immune system. To keep activities in the bedroom bustling, a man needs to give his sex life an extra boost by remaining fit and that means to exercise.<p>Exercise increases energy, …

Pump Up Your Pecs With 3 Moves | Men's Health

Place your hands on an elevated surface—such a box or bench—with your arms straight and your hands directly below your shoulders.<p>Walk your legs out behind you until you’re in a pushup position. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your heels.<p>Brace your abdominals—as if you were …

The Kettlebell Weight Loss Workout

If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your calorie burn and results, grab a pair of kettlebells. Most exercises using the …

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

Weight Loss

Transformation Tuesday: 15 Lessons of Transformation

Some times I get people who ask me how I changed my life. How did I quit drinking and using cocaine? Why did I quit? There must have been something …

Self-improvement

'Finally, I decided to do it': How a TODAY staffer lost 50 pounds in 5 months

He's been called the "Magic Mike" of stage managers, and personally singled out for his charm by our very own Kathie Lee and Hoda.<p>But it wasn't overnight that TODAY's 31-year-old stage manager Yosef Herzog lost 50 pounds and turned into the fitness guru that he is today. It required a lot of hard …

How to hide your apps in iOS 9 without a jailbreak

Every once in a while, you might have an app or two that you really don’t want to show off. Whether it’s a racy game or two or dating apps you don’t want your children seeing when you hand them your phone to keep them occupied, being able to hide those apps from general view is a handy thing.<p>Until …

Apps

3 Genetically Skinny Guys Tell You How They Packed On Huge Amounts Of Muscle

Their methods may just work for you—genes be damned<p>Scientists have recently made some outstanding discoveries—like a black hole that’s 12 billion times bigger than our sun and a brand-new species of human ancestor that lived more than 2.5 million years ago.<p>But skinny guys everywhere are still …

Fitness