Bharat Ramachandran

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22 Recipes Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Garlic

If you believe that garlic makes anything savoury better, these recipes are for you. None of these pastas, soups, or main courses skimp on the garlic …

Cooking

Essential Back Exercises | Valet.

Lat Pull-Down<p>For: Middle back (outer and upper latissimus dorsi)<p>Bodybuilders swear by it (and it's easier to start with than pull ups).<p>Dumbbell …

The Best Core Workouts You're Not Doing

<b>Abdominals play a significant role in athletic and functional movements that we encounter daily</b>. The exercises presented here are some of my favorite …

The Pistol Squat: Develop Foundational Lower Body Strength

If I were held at gunpoint and forced to choose one lower body exercise, I would choose the pistol (see what I did there?). <b>The pistol squat takes</b> …

The models abused for their body shapes just did a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot

<b>Best friends and models Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasley made headlines after they received abuse online for their body shapes. Now they're in the press</b> …

Photo Manipulation

The 5 Best Upper Body Exercises That You Are Not Doing!

While there are a number of great upper body exercises out there that will surely help you reach your goals, such as:<p><i>Dips, bench presses, pull-ups,</i> …

Muscle

The 8 Rules of Maximal Strength

The Smart Way to Get Brutally Strong<p>Getting really strong is a marathon. There are lessons to be learned, injuries to be rehabbed, and time that must …

The Beginner Pull Up Program: Flexed Hang and Ring Rows

The Beginner Pull-Up Program is designed to help you achieve your first strict pull-up. If you already have a pull-up or two, this program will help …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Nutrition

13 Tricks for Perfect Exercise Form

Better Form, Better Results<p>What's a Cue?<p>A cue is just a short prompt or phrase that quickly reminds you of good exercise form. If you're not thinking …

20 Rep Squats: The Definitely Not Secret Secret to Building Huge Legs That No One Does Because Its Really Hard

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t have great quads.It’s not that my legs don’t have size, it’s that they have no shape or definition. When …

Master The Handstand With This Exercise You Can Do On Your Couch

Netflix and inverted chill<p>Playing around with handstands can be fun, but throwing yourself into this technical movement without properly prepping your body for its unique demands can be dangerous.<p>In the video above, former USA gymnast Dave Durante, a coach at New York’s Solace and co-owner of Power …

The 500 Workout

A Killer Challenge For Muscle Gain or Fat Loss<p>Train for long enough and at some point you'll want to do something different. We all need an …

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

9 Experts Give Their Best Glute Training Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your best tip for building strong, great-looking glutes?<p>Bret Contreras – Strength …

Workouts

3 lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it's easier than ever to find great deals on everything from luxury hotel rooms to international flights.<p>By now, you probably know how to set up price alerts on KAYAK, or find cheap airline fares via Hopper, but …

Air Travel

This Sheet Pan Orange-Garlic Chicken Is a Weeknight Win

Have you ever tried mojo? The cuban sauce is heavy on the garlic and orange juice, and it happens to be a delicious marinade for chicken. With a …

The 6-week Model Body workout plan

Steer Films<p>Steer Films<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Everyone has snapped a few shots only later to go back and delete a bunch of them. "My eyes …

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

Workouts

12 Stovetop Chicken Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

Eaten simple or dressed up, hot or cold, in sandwiches or salads, chicken is one of those things that's pretty perfect all year long. Ovens, on the …

Cooking

Tip: 7 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift

Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.<p>Improving your deadlift doesn't necessarily mean upping the frequency. …

This CrossFit Dumbbell Complex is the Perfect No-Nonsense Workout

Grab a pair of dumbbells and get a total-body pump<p>There's nothing like a complex to give your metabolism a surge. Not only will the non-stop action give you an intense cardio workout, combining these movements will work your whole body.<p>The deadlift and squat are arguably some of the most important …

Built for the Beach 3.0: Shredded abs and athletic brawn

<b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Summer is back, and so is our most popular training plan: <b>Built for the Beach</b>. Whether you used the winter months …

This map reveals Wi-Fi passwords at airports around the world

Is there anything more annoying than having to pay for Wi-Fi, that basic of human rights?<p>Anil Polat, a travel blogger and computer security engineer, …

Shed Fat With Breathing Squats

On its own, the classic barbell squat can add size to your thighs, but with a simple tweak to your programming, this indispensable strength move …

Science Agrees: This Is the Healthiest Type of Chocolate

As all great lovers do, we made you a mix, dear reader—of chocolate, that is. In all seriousness, if you're trying to eat healthier but also refuse …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

4 Isometric Exercises That Build Big Muscle

​Build a better body without moving<p>If you're a lifter whose goal is to attain bigger muscles, adding more sets or more weight may not be the best answer, according to a new report from the University of Mississippi. Instead, you need to work those muscles more frequently. But how do you do that …

​The 4-3-1 Dumbbell Sumo Squat Workout

No. It will NOT make you look like a Sumo wrestler.<p>"The 4-3-1 dumbbell sumo squat definitely makes the list of my top 10 butt-building exercises," says Bret "The Glute Guy" Contreras, the world's leading expert on glute development and our host for the #MHGluteProject.<p>I always hesitate to share an …

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

European Travel

The Minimalist Guide to Lifting

There’s a plethora of information out there on how to train, and it seems <b>half the internet is devoted to arguing over which programs are the best.</b> …