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10 best bodyweight exercises for men

Reaching your training goals doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need to dedicate hours to the squat rack or suffer endless reps on the weights …

Most Men Don’t Realize They’re Depressed. Here’s How to Recognize the Signs and Seek Help.

Real talk: Some 30% of men will suffer a bout of depression at some point in their lifetime. So chances are at least a few of your friends—and …

How to check your testicles for signs of cancer

Most men don't need an excuse to fiddle with themselves, but for those that do the GQ Doctor is here to insist. After all, your life may depend on …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

12 Things to Do When You Know Someone You Love Isn't 'Fine'

Although no one is immune from mental health issues, it can be hard to admit when life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. So, if your bullshit detector …

7 Anxiety Symptoms People Often Mistake For Personality Traits, According To Therapists

Even in the age of increased rates of anxiety and online diagnoses, therapists still find people in their office who had no idea they were …

Depression

6 Triceps Exercises to Try, Just in Time for Suns-Out-Guns-Out Season

<b>Here we go.</b><p>Yes, biceps curls are great for making you feel like a low-level action hero, but you're a wily gym veteran, so you know that the key to …

Workouts

15 Beautiful Ways to Reclaim Your Life When You're Broken

<i>If you feel like you need a boost after life has knocked you down, Brenda Della Casa at YourTango has 15 ways to start building self-esteem and put the pieces back together.</i><p><b>Stop using the word "broken," as a start.</b><p>Whether dealing with a breakup, a job loss, or one of the dozen other life situations …

Self-esteem

6 Exercises to Help You Get Better at Pull-ups

Need a boost? These are the building blocks of one of the weight room's most challenging feats of strength.<p>Executing a flawless pull-up is one of life’s most difficult tasks, along with wearing denim on denim, achieving the ideal peanut-butter-to-jelly ratio, and going on a first date without …

Workouts

Autism Redefined

We are honored to have an awesome guest blogger today! Samuel Moore-Sobel You can check out his bio at the end of the blog. As always thanks for …

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

The Depressed Dad

I haven’t talked about this very much, but I have been fighting some situational depression. As a dad, it is easy to get caught up in things and lose …

Fatherhood

How to run your life like a business in order to find personal fulfillment

Just like the Fountain of Youth, El Dorado, or the Atlantis, the concept of a real-deal work-life balance tends feels like the oft-talked-about, …

8 Nutrient Deficiencies That Can Cause Fatigue, According To Experts

If you've been feeling sluggish or low-energy recently, you may want to take a look at what you're eating. What we eat can play a role in how tired …

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Lavender, Anxiety and Me

As I discussed in a previous blog, I have GAD… General anxiety disorder. There are days that my anxiety gets the best of me. While I’ve learned to …

Keto Dad

Dad<p>0 Comments<p>Leave a Reply<p>This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.<p>en_US<p>article<p>I have been a huge fan of Keto …

HAZE

This morning I was walking down the street, with hundreds of people around me, but I have never felt more alone. It’s interesting to me how my …

Walking

Does magnesium relieve migraines?

Migraines can be challenging to treat using traditional painkillers, so many people look for alternative ways to help prevent them. One potential …

Could Depression Be An Immune Response To Stress? A New Study Suggests An Answer

Science is gradually piecing together the vexing brain puzzle that connects depression and inflammation, and an important new piece just fell into place. Researchers using a mouse model have discovered how stress triggers an immune response in the brain that leads to inflammation and ultimately …

Research

8 Reasons You're Not Getting Ripped

1 of 9<p>Iron Out the Kinks<p>If you’ve upped your diet and training regimens these past few months but still aren’t satisfied with the results you’re …

Antidepressants

Light in the Dark Days

I am so happy to have Jay as our guest blogger again! I absolutely love his writing! His blogs are from the heart…. his honesty about his anxiety is …

Curls Curls Curls!

<b>This should come as no surprise, but if you want to develop awe-inspiring biceps, you have to curl.</b> Unlike every other bodypart, with the exception …

The 10 Best Bodybuilding Exercises You Can Do

1 of 11<p>Cream of the Crop<p>With so many great exercises available to choose from, picking the ten best bodybuilding exercises is a tough (and somewhat …

How to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape

A personal trainer explains why you don’t need a detox, a fad diet, or a boutique workout to burn fat and build muscle.<p>Earlier this week, I was talking with one of my best friends. He’d recently started dating again after getting divorced from his wife of 11 years. And let’s just say that he wasn’t …

I'm a Trainer, and These Are My 8 Favorite Exercises For Losing Fat and Building Muscle

As you've more than likely already heard, there's no quick scheme to losing weight. It takes a lot of dedication, consistency, and hard work to achieve your weight-loss goals. Everyone's weight-loss journey will look different, and if you're wanting to incorporate strength training into your …

5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Your Four-Week Workout Plan To Build Muscle

When asked what body part they would most like to change, many men say they want either a bigger chest, bigger arms or a smaller belly. But to make a …

From a Lack of Focus to Sore Muscles: How Stress Could be Sabotaging Your Workout

Sweating out a bad day can be an amazing stress reliever. A workout is always an effective way to forget all the bad vibes and also boosts endorphin …