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How You’re Making It Harder for Yourself to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat MensFitness.com

You’ve been pushing yourself in the gym lately—you’re working your tail off, exercising throughout the week, all while making sure you’re eating as …

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Workouts

On the Red Couch with ABC News’ Dan Harris

<i>News and meditation don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but that’s not the case for Dan Harris. The ABC News correspondent has reported on war, natural disasters, religion and currently serves as anchor of Good Morning America Weekend and Nightline. But it was a panic attack on live air in 2004 that set</i> …

One Photographer’s Epic Self-Portraits in Front of Vast Landscapes

Nicholas Roemmelt is a landscape and wildlife photographer based in Austria who regularly puts on a backpack and takes his camera deep into the …

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

3-Day Mega-Volume and Intensity Routine

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Why You Should Take the Kids to Las Vegas

When planning your family's summer vacation, don't be discouraged by Las Vegas' adults-only reputation. The city offers plenty of surprising activities for kids, from a three-story children's museum to the world's largest ferris wheel.<p>Consider these reasons why it's a good idea to take the kids to …

Can't Get a Table at L.A.'s Redbird? Eat Here Instead

It’s every traveler’s dilemma: the restaurant you want to go has a three-month waiting list (or no seats until 11pm). But don’t worry: In our Eat Around the Corner series, we’ve found the place you should go instead with great food, a good vibe—and none of the lines. This week: Los Angeles.<p><b>The</b> …

Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké, a dish ubiquitous on the Hawaiian islands, has made its way onto mainland menus all across the country. Here's what you need to know about the raw fish dish and where it's served.<p>Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf …

South Park

Grilled Cobb Salad

4 Servings<p>For a simple summer salad, grill vegetables of your choice and serve with a hearty grain, such as quinoa or farro. This version, created by editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport, goes great with a vinaigrette created by his wife, Simone Shubuck. Get the recipe here.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ …

Recipes

Film vs. Digital: A Comparison of the Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world in which photographs are primarily taken with digital image sensors, there are a growing number of photographers who are newly interested …

7 ways to boost your endurance and stamina

Lindsay SilbermanIt's no wonder people are looking to boost their endurance and stamina. With the newfound rise of obstacle course races endurance …

What Work Will Look Like In 2025

The experts weigh in on the future of work a decade from now.<p>Anyone who grew up with the notion that we’d all have jet packs and robot housekeepers by 2015 knows that predicting the future is a risky business. But as technology continues to develop and various trends, demographic shifts, and other …

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Political Science

America's Beach Towns

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

The magazine asked its readers to vote on hotels around the world, and rank them by categories such as location, service, and food. Each hotel then received an average score out of 100.<p>This year, the Triple Creek Ranch in Montana took the top spot. But Triple Creek Ranch isn't the only American …

National Parks

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Tutorials

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right

Not everyone is a morning person. Yet if you want to breeze through your (great) day, it helps to start off with a streamlined, successful morning. Get your mind and body in a good place, and the world is your oyster. It’s only going up from here.<p><b>Plan the Night Before</b>If you want to greet the day …

Nutrition

The Only Popcorn You'll Ever Want to Eat Again

So, popcorn. I love it. These days, I take one night each week off from working. Typically Mondays. That's my TV and popcorn night. Lots of butter, lots of salt, and no work allowed. Okay, maybe I'm on Pinterest or Facebook a little, but that hardly counts. If it wouldn't make me fat, I'd eat …

Kendall & Kylie Jenner's Ghostwriter Speaks Out

Photo: Media punch inc/Rex USA.<p>To their credit, Kendall and Kylie Jenner have been fairly upfront about their use of a ghostwriter for their YA …

10 Cool Mother F#ckers To Follow On Instagram

While you’re busy taking selfies and snapping photos of your breakfast, these 10 guys are living the Instagram dream (or is that the #Instadream?). …

Want to Be a Travel Photographer? Pro Photog Ken Kaminesky Tells Us Why It's All About The Business (and the shoes.)

This month we’re thrilled to unveil the new website of one our favorite travel photographers: Ken Kaminesky. While he’s not new to PhotoShelter — …

The serene beauty of Libya – in pictures

Award-winning photographer Charlie Waite documents the stunning landscapes of Libya – taken in the days leading up to the revolution that deposed the dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 – for an exhibition, Silent Exchange, at the Lyttleton Gallery until 16 August. All photographs: Charlie Waite …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

17 Best Ways to Fire Up Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

When you’re looking to give your body a boost, you know turning to a solid weightlifting session, afternoon bike ride, even a a quick 30-minute HIIT …

Fitness

How to Remove Objects From an Image With Photoshop

Photoshop has such a diverse range of tools and image editing capabilities that it’s hard for one person to learn how they all work. It’s easy to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby1 day agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>With her stunning new album, <i>Sparrow</i>, the singer-songwriter has …

Workout Finisher: Single Plate Complex

Complexes don’t have to be limited to barbells and dumbbells. Another common piece of equipment but uncommonly used for a complex is a plate. It …