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5 Lifestyle Hacks for a Shredded Physique

I am not sure whether it is because of shows like Mr. Robot (OMG, watch that show) or the glorification of life in Silicon Valley (not that cool) but …

Fitness

Muscle Building Diet: How to Eat to Lose Fat and Build Lean Muscle

When I graduated college, the freshman 15 that happens to so many graduates skipped me. I could still fit into my high school clothes and I was proud …

Nutrition

Tip: A Core Exercise to Boost Your Bench Press

Try this before your next bench session to lift heavier and stay safer.<p>The Core and Heavy Pressing<p>You often hear about core activation for lower …

Workouts

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

Faster Gains for Smart Lifters<p>3 Ways to Organize Your Training<p>While there are several ways of organizing your week in the gym, here are the most …

Exercise

Protein pancakes, Chobani yogurt and other healthy food finds for fall

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 2:47<p>October 10th, 2017<p>TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer joins Kathie Lee and Hoda with an array of healthy food finds for fall, including two brands of protein pancakes, Chobani yogurt in fall flavors, chicken sausages, and low-sodium …

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

The Ultimate (Evidence-Based) Guide to Recovery

So you want to recover more quickly after your workout, using the latest backed-by-science approach? Great news! According to a new meta-analysis of post-exercise recovery techniques, there are 1,693 studies evaluating the efficacy of various approaches. The problem, unfortunately, is that most of …

Muscle

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How to Get Ripped Thighs for Men

Having a pair of ripped thighs can add shape to your body and improve the symmetry of your physique. Increasing definition in your thighs requires …

Best testosterone rich foods that everyone needs to eat

Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are scientifically proven to aid in testosterone production and …

4 Protein Shakes That Are Actually Good For You, According To Nutritionists

Protein shakes provide a simple solution for what is sometimes a time-consuming dilemma: how can you ensure you’re eating well and getting the …

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

How to tell if you have an old injury that's limiting your riding potential - MBR

Alan Milway's body fit test<p>Are you fit to ride? Time to find out where your strengths and weaknesses are, and pull them back into balance.<p><i>Words by</i> …

Tip: Want Bigger Quads? Do High Reps.

There's a time to go big or go home, but not for quadriceps isolation. Here's why.<p>The world of sports gives compelling examples that high-lactate and …

Why You Should Hit the Sauna Post-workout (Video)

The relaxing habit comes with health benefits.<p>For many gymgoers, a post-exercise sauna session is the reward for a workout well done. And a new study …

Why Your Cardio Training Should Be More Than Just Intervals

Bobby Maximus warns against depending on intervals for all your cardio--that’s hurting your fitness.<p>When was the last time you went for a long jog? If your main training focus is on putting on lean muscle in the weight room, probably not very recently since interval training became the go-to for …

Exercise

This Gym Is Powered By People Working Out

Is it like a law that everyone in California has to enjoy working out and drinking green smoothies? You basically cannot consider yourself a resident …

Top 10 High Protein Foods to Eat While Working Out to Lose Weight Quickly

You've taken the first step to improve your health and lose weight by making exercise a regular part of your life. Now it's time to work on the diet. …

Tip: Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose It?

Only 1 out of a 100 people really knows what happens to fat when you diet. Sad!<p>The Horror, the Horror<p>You probably know someone who's an annoying …

5 Workouts That Are Insanely Efficient At Torching Fat

Trying to drop body fat? Signature team athletes Julian Smith and Taylor Chamberlain share five quick, fat-blasting training routines to help you get …

Tip: The Oblique Builder

A strong core takes more than just ab training. Give this exercise a shot.<p>The Hanging Leg Raise, Frontal Plane<p>Normally, the hanging leg raise is …

Should You Use a Weight Belt for Lifting?

The practice of wearing weightlifting belts used to be limited to Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting. In recent years, however, even recreational …

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Bodybuilder Flex Lewis: how I eat

<b>Breakfast</b><p>I’ve had issues with not feeling hungry since I was born, so when I got into this sport, I had to train my appetite as much as my body. I wake up by doing cardio; that’s like my coffee. Then I have three fried eggs, 6-8oz (about half a) grilled chicken breast and a bowl of Cream of Rice …

Nutrition

4 Best Machines For Building Massive Arms

If you're struggling to add bulk to your upper arms, check out these four muscle-building machines guaranteed to add size to your sleeves!<p>While …

Fitness advice: How to get ripped quick... And stay that way

People are finally wising up to fad diets. Things like the Atkins and the 5/2 and the ketogenic and the million other silly ways to lose weight are …

This Personal Trainer Debunks the Biggest Myths About Building Muscle and Losing Fat

When people are looking to get in shape, they typically want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time. The problem with attempting to achieve both is there are a lot of misconceptions about how to build muscle and burn fat separately, let alone in conjunction with each other. Personal trainer …

How to recover more quickly from a workout

Last night, you went to the gym, broke a good sweat and set some personal bests.<p>This morning, you can hardly move.<p>It’s a problem, and while you can’t …

The Pec Pumper: Workout to Blow Up Your Chest

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per …

Tip: The Best Machine for Biceps

Use this machine along with mechanical drop sets to ignite new muscle growth.<p>Cables Equal to Dumbbells?<p>Coach Charles Poliquin once wrote that cables …

Tip: Get Twice the Triceps Growth

A new study shows that you can double the rate of triceps growth by using a certain exercise in a specific way. Take a look.<p>Partial Rep Triceps …