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The Military Diet: 3-day diet that promises you'll lose 10lb in a week

This fast weight loss plan is only for the hardcore – but is it any good for you?<p>If you're keen to lose weight quickly, you might be tempted by the …

This $99 Device Transforms Any Smartphone Into a 3D Printer

This is seriously cool.<p>We keep hearing about the awesome applications of 3D printers, such as home-made braces (don’t actually try at home), toys, …

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN New Day and a 44-year-old father of three, took our 90-day challenge. He achieved more than he ever imagined.<p>More. That is what we all want, right? It is an existential force, but you don’t have to bone up on Sartre to see how it applies to your body—more strength, …

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

5 ‘Functional’ Exercises That'll Give You Great Pump

The muscle-pumping, fitness-improving movements you need in your workout<p>Remember Flintstones Vitamins? Introduced in 1968 by Miles Laboratories, the cartoon-character-shaped, sweet supplements were an instant hit and continue to sell well. That’s because the product gives children what they …

The 6 Worst Strength-Training Tips Ever

Experts share the advice you should avoid like the plague.

Rev Your Metabolism for Hours after You Leave the Gym

Add a high-intensity finisher to the end of any workout for an extra calorie burn<p>Blocking out an hour to break a sweat can sometimes feel downright impossible. The good news: You don't need all that time to rev your metabolism—just intensity, according to a study from the University of Capetown in …

Medicine-Ball Exercises That Work the Muscles You're Ignoring

Enhance your athleticism with these moves you may not be trying<p>Most guys perform exercises in two ways: front to back, or up and down, says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, and creator of the <b>Men's Health 60-Day Transformation</b>. “But when you do that, you miss out on working your …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

Make Your Arms Burn with This 6-Exercise Circuit

Broil your shoulders, chest, biceps, and triceps without lifting a single weight<p>The pushup is the consummate bodyweight exercise: You need stability from head to toe to hold the position, and “you have to rely on every muscle in your chest, back, and arms to work in unison—which is why it starts to …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Breathing New Life into Sample Loops

<i>In this tutorial, Dubspot’s Rory PQ shares his method of converting audio to MIDI and breathing new life into sample loops. Included is a FREE</i> …

Damon Albarn, Diplo, Pharrell, Rick Rubin, Questlove, New Order, More in 808 Drum Machine Documentary

<i>808</i> is a forthcoming documentary about the Roland TR-808 drum machine, the influential instrument introduced in 1980 that helped shape the sound of hip-hop, synth pop, and dance music. It has been used by too many artists to name. Case in point: The film features interviews with artists such as …

How to use VST/AU plugins in Pro Tools - Into The Lair #110

Attack Your Abs and Your Glutes with One Genius Move

Hammer your front and backside at once<p>While guys spend a lot of time working their abs, they don't pay as much attention to their backside. And that's a problem because one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups resides there: your glutes. So BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator ofthe</b> …

The Workout So Fast and Fun You Won’t Notice It’s Cardio

Blast fat without going anywhere near a treadmill, elliptical, or rowing machine<p>Cardio doesn’t have to make you feel like a hamster on a wheel. Robert dos Remedios, C.S.C.S., head strength and conditioning coach for California’s College of the Canyons, uses fast-paced, metabolic dumbbell circuits …

The Prioritizing Track Principle In Mixing - TheRecordingRevolution.com

3 Essentials for a Fast, Effective Workout

Get in, get out, get fit<p>In a perfect world, you'd be able to devote ample time to your fitness goals every day. "Unfortunately, long workouts aren't always realistic," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., owner of FitnessQuest10 in San Diego, California. "However, you always have time for a 15-minute …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Logic Pro Mixing, Metering, And Loudness Explained

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make mixing easier and make your mixes sound better by treating Logic Pro like an analog mixing console and …

Music Production

German scientists make it possible to fly a plane with your brain

Mind control technology gives you the capability to do things you didn't think possible -- like piloting a plane even if you have zero flying experience. A team of researchers from the Technische Universität München and the TU Berlin in Germany have not only developed the technology to fly planes …

How To Use iPad Effects In Your DAW

This video, via HoldernessMedia, takes a look at how to use iPad audio effect apps in <b>Ableton Live</b> and <b>Logic</b>.<p>The video demonstrates how to integrate …

The Six-Pack Shock Wave

Kiss crunches goodbye. Hit every muscle in your body—including your abs!—with this three-move circuit challenge<p>Side effects are typically a bad thing—especially when it comes to medications. But when it comes to exercises, the unintended consequences are sometimes the best part, says Todd Durkin, …

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Ignite Your Metabolism!

Target your glutes to annihilate calories and build a stronger lower body<p>Butt-building exercises shouldn't be reserved for women in bikinis. "Your glutes are one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. "Targeting them …

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

Recording Tips Part 4 - Post Production - Roland U.S. Blog

4 Tips for the Final Mix Down<p>Music Post Production Tips<p>Author: Paul White Editor-In-Chief for Sound on Sound and Roland UK Features Team<p><i>1. Getting</i> …

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 14 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary (Christmas With Cancer)

"Over the river, and through the woods..." (Lydia Maria Child)<p>You'd think I'd be depressed going through chemotherapy in December. Odd though it may seem, I'm not. As I write this I'm watching, against the dark of the bare and evergreen trees, delicate snowflakes glide effortlessly down as they …

The awakening of Android's sleeping giant: the Sony story

Sony was once an electronics giant. Combining innovation with quality enabled it to dominate the premium end of the market. In recent years, this worldwide conglomerate has had to look beyond electronics to find profit through its entertainment and financial services divisions. The electronics …

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Article: Optimize Ableton Live for Laptop Performances

USB memory sticks give huge performance gains with Ableton Live<p><i>By Craig Anderton</i><p>Many musicians use Ableton Live with a laptop for live performance, …

Life Before Obamacare

You might diss the law, but consider what health insurance for many Americans used to be like<p>Remember what health insurance was like before Obamacare? <i>Men’s Health Live</i> co-host Gregg Stebben does: For 20 years, he couldn’t get coverage for his left ankle. Why? Who knows?<p>But today, thanks to his …