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11 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

It can be challenging surviving in retirement on a fixed or limited income. Fortunately, there are strategies to employ now or later that can beef up …

How to Make Energizing Banana Bread With Avocados

Avocados give this grain-free loaf a moist texture and tons of fiber and nutrients.<p>Banana bread ”it can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy …

DIY 5-Gallon Survival Bucket – Why Every Home Should Have One!

The 5-Gallon Survival Bucket is an emergency survival cache in a container – it gives you all the basic tools and supplies you need for the immediate …

These Crockpot Carnitas Will Take Your Taco Tuesday To The Next Level

Step 1<p>If you bought your pork butt whole, cut it off the bone and remove most of the fat cap (you want some fat, but the fat marbled within the meat …

Cooking

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

Nutrition

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

8 Colorado Backpacking Experiences That Should Be on Your Bucket List

We Coloradans know that when June comes along, and the summer sun finally melts the high alpine snow, the Rocky Mountains are the only place to be. …

Hiking

The 5-Minute Workout Finisher to Take Your Fitness to the Next Level

Five minutes. It’s just 300 seconds — the equivalent of a short coffee break or a quick text conversation with friends. But don’t let a measly five …

​Bas Rutten's 12-Move MMA Workout Will Leave You Drenched​ | Men’s Health

For the workout, perform each move for 50 seconds and rest for 10 seconds in between each move. Do the entire circuit three times for an intense full-body workout worthy of the UFC Hall of Fame.<p>Slam Ball<p>Lift the ball above your head and slam it down to the ground. Catch it, lift it back up, and …

3 High-Intensity Circuit Workouts To Crush During Nap Time

By<p>Mar 31 2017, 12:19 PM<p>Exercise has never been more efficient than it is right now. Armed with the knowledge of such principals as heart rate zones …

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat | Women's Health

<b>Part 1</b><p>1. Pushup, 7 reps<p>2. Squat, 7 reps<p>3. Burpee, 7 reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as you can in seven minutes, resting as needed.<p><b>Part 2</b><p>1. Bulgarian hip hinge, left side, seven reps<p>2. Bulgarian hip hinge, right side, seven reps<p>3. Hip hinge, seven reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as …

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body | Men's Health

Because you’re doing these three moves consecutively with little to no rest, your heart rate will go up—and stay up—throughout the entire duration, providing you with a great cardio workout.<p>The best part: all you need is two dumbbells and 15 minutes to light your muscles on fire.<p>For more dumbbell …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Human movement can be reduced to three basic categories: pushing, pulling, and hip extension (squatting, jumping, running, and even riding a bike). …

Workouts

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

Enable this one single command to ensure a longer life for your SSD.<p>If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when …

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3 Kettlebell Complexes for Faster Fat Loss

A kettlebell complex is a series of movements performed back-to-back with little to no rest in between. Their primary function is to serve as a form …

The 20-Minute Total-Body HIIT Workout

Can't make it to the gym? No equipment at home? No problem. This total-body HIIT workout is completely excuse-proof. Not only is it equipment free …

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

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The No-Equipment, Total-Body Workout You Can Cram Into 13 Minutes

Build strength and muscle from head to toe with this highly efficient routine<p>This is not your basic bodyweight workout.<p>The routine, created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, uses twists on conventional exercises like squats, pushups, and lunges to challenge your body in a whole new way.<p>…

Workouts

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

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The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

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The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting | Men's Health

Men who performed the four-move kettlebell workout shown in the video above not only crushed more calories but also taxed their lungs more than when they did repeated sprints on a stationary bike for 12 minutes.<p>“Plus, the workout is safe and results in less overall physical strain,” notes study …

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

Fitness Secrets From the Stars Of Black Sail | Men's Health

As pirates on the TV series <i>Black Sails</i>, actors Tom Hopper (above), Toby Stephens, and Luke Arnold have to look like men who spend all day heaving cannonballs, pulling sails, and climbing ropes.<p>In other words, utterly shredded.<p>Strength coach James White, the toughest trainer in South Africa, put …

The Insane Interval MetCon Workout | Men's Health

(In fact, I created 9 MetCon workouts for my latest at-home DVD program—THE 21-DAY METASHRED. It strips away fat and reveals lean, hard muscle.)<p>Rest periods are kept short to elevate your heart rate and to maximize your per minute calorie burn.<p>As a result, you’ll gain strength, burn fat, improve …

Yoga Benefits for Men | Men's Health

The area wasn’t particularly dangerous (for a war zone, anyway), and we had some free time on our hands. So my fellow SF guys did yoga. I lifted heavy things. Yoga was a sissy workout, I thought.<p>But one day after I’d finished a CrossFit WOD, the guys goaded me into joining one of their “sissy” …

The 30-Minute Shrednado Workout | Men's Health

After 10 seconds, your intensity will dip and your form will suffer. The power exercise suddenly becomes an endurance exercise, and at this point, you might as well choose a better, safer exercise to improve your stamina.<p>However, I constantly see guys performing plyos for 30 seconds or more at a …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

The Best Workout Can be Done From Home or the Gym.

If you want to get rid of your lower belly pouch, then it's going to take a healthy dose of exercise and clean eating, but not just any ab exercises …

The 5-Move Complex That Firebombs Fat | Men's Health

Check out one of my favorite complexes below.<p>The constant motion allows you to cram a ton of work into a short amount of time, keep your heart rate elevated, and hit a ton of muscle groups at once. And using a single dumbbell instead of two will target strength imbalances between sides, and better …

How to Build Anaconda Strength

The Secret to Athletic Dominance<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>To be truly strong, you need <i>anaconda strength</i>: the internal pressure required to heft, …