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Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Workouts

Functional training is the secret to training harder and longer

Our resident athlete adventurer will attempt to climb a rope for 24 hours until he’s scaled the height of Everest. Here’s how his training can …

A Psychologist Shares The Secret To Dealing With Difficult People

We've all been there. These situations don't happen a lot (thank god) but we all feel helpless when they do. And because they're rare we don't ever seem to get better at handling them.<p>Problem is, these moments are often critical because they're usually with people we care about.<p>What's the best way …

Self-help

Gym bunnies are wasting their time, study suggests

Hitting the gym in the hope of burning up calories to lose weight can backfire as the body adapts to higher activity levels, according to new research<p>Gym bunnies who spend hours working out in an attempt to shed unwanted flab are wasting their time, research suggests.<p>The body adapts to higher …

Scientists Explain Why Interval Training Works

If you really want a workout, try interval training. Nearly every gym now offers what’s called high intensity interval training, or HIIT; sessions …

Exercise

I Was the Other Woman — but Now I'm the Wife

I wasn't looking to break up a marriage, but that's exactly what happened.<p>It's not my belief that you set out be the other woman. No one, I think, chooses to be thought of as slut, homewrecker, or "other," but then there is a moment that each one of us can recognize as defining. I certainly never …

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Pacific Ocean

8 food myths that just won’t go away

Eggs are bad, low-fat is good, right? Here’s how science has debunked those and other persistent food myths<p>In the past several decades, nutritional research has revealed the truth behind the health claims of many foods, puncturing holes in some long-held beliefs. Diets have come and gone, elevating …

Nutrition

Here's What We Actually Know About The Dangers Of Pot

As told by real scientists who evaluated real scientific research and oh my god is anyone else hungry?

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

Exercises CrossFit Athletes Should Do Every Day

Starrett says that there are four key positions that he tasks all of his clients—from average Joes to NFL stars—with nailing. “These four positions are the aspects of people’s movement mechanics that are most limiting to their progress and performance,” he says.<p>Translation: If you can nail these …

The Grand-Finale Workout to Abs Week 2015 | Men's Health

You should be holding a slightly flexed plank position—think a “C” shape—the entire time. This gives you the most stability and strength when your arms are overhead, he explains.<p>That’s why you start this 2-move workout with the hollow-body hold. It’ll not only prep your mind and muscles for the way …

28 Amazing Ancient Cities You Probably Didn't Learn About In School

Everyone knows about the main lost cities in the world; their ancient ruins spring to mind immediately when you hear names like "Pompeii," "Machu …

6 Moves That Burn More Fat in Less Time

There’s an in-vogue specialized training method that many people are using to get crazy results, and it is one of the fastest methods to get fit in a …

Workouts

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Workouts
Popcorn Time

This Multitasking Workout Tones Your Whole Body in No Time

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Thruster<p>Stand with your feet hip-distance apart, and hold a pair of dumbbells at your shoulders with palms facing each other. Slowly bend your knees, and lower your hips into a squat, reaching your hips back and keeping your weight on your heels. Lower until the tops of your …

Codex Gigas: The ‘Devil’s Bible’ Is Largest And Most Mysterious Medieval Manuscript Ever Found

There is a mysterious manuscript called Codex Gigas that is housed in the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm that has been nicknamed “the …

5 Moves That Are Great for Masturbation

Because your solo-sex life could use some spicing up, too.<p>When you figure out those perfect moves that get you off every time, you probably don't feel the need to switch up your masturbation routine very often. But even if you have your style down pat, your solo sessions can be just as experimental …

20 Easy, Vegan Recipes to Inspire You and Your Family to #EatForThePlanet - One Green Planet

To continue the love for plant-based foods through our #EatForThePlanet movement, we thought we’d rally up 20 of our favorite, easy recipes you can …

Healthy Eating
Apps

Run Faster with High Intensity Interval Training

Build power, speed, and fitness with fast efforts.<p>If you want to run fast, the saying goes, you've got to run fast. To stoke speed, most runners do traditional speedwork: aiming for near race pace over distances of 400 meters or more, with recovery periods equal to the length of the repeat (or …

Exercise

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Muscle

8 Variations of the Pushup

I've included eight of those variations here. Think you're tough? Try to complete 10 reps of each—80 pushups total—in 5 minutes or less. It's a body-weight challenge that's sure to make you a believer in the power of the pushup.<p><b>Standard Pushup</b><p><b>The benefit:</b> The standard pushup works your chest, …

A guide to common knee injuries

When it comes to dealing with injuries, the knee is often one of the biggest problem areas of the body.<p>Whether you’re focused on long-distance runs, …

Exercise

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

How to cut, cook, and sip for the most health benefits

How to Build Muscle as You Age

But none of this matters. With the right type of training, you can still build muscle and get strong well into your forties, fifties, and beyond<p>University of Oklahoma researchers compared people of different ages who followed the exact same program for eight weeks. They found that guys between 35 …