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Best Plant Protein Sources​ | Men’s Health

Most guys looking to gain love a juicy piece of chicken breast, and with good reason. Your body needs protein to build and maintain lean muscle. Plus, the essential macronutrient helps keep you full, regulate your hormones, and build strong bones.<p>Loading up on foods like fish, chicken, turkey, …

5 Moves That Will Sculpt Your Booty

There's just something so satisfying about butt exercises. If you're doing them right, you'll be reminded of your hard work with every step you take …

Debunking another RRSP myth

Last week's column about registered retirement savings plan myths generated hundreds of comments online and dozens of reader questions.<p>Today, we'll answer three of those questions. I've also invited Jamie Golombek, managing director of tax and estate planning with CIBC Wealth Strategies Group, to …

Retirement

Saving for grandchildren? Grab the government grants

When you're a grandparent, it's natural to dote on your grandkids. Little gifts here and there can show you love them.<p>But what about the long term?<p>"A lot of the time, when they have their first grandchild, they're all excited. They buy them lots of toys and clothes and other material stuff – and a …

Anti-RRSP arguments are merely financial urban legends

In a recent column, I wrote about an individual who had a large sum of cash and was planning to contribute part of it to a registered retirement savings plan.<p>Well, it wasn't long before the anti-RRSP crowd weighed in.<p>RRSPs are a terrible idea because "you lose the lucrative dividend tax credit and …

Five common tax questions you asked about cottages

My daughter has been contemplating how to pass the time at the cottage this summer.<p>"Dad, I'd like to be a mosquito catcher," she said. "I'm getting eaten alive anyway." Turns out that mosquito catchers were for real in the past and they did get paid. These folks would catch mosquitoes on six-hour …

Do This 30 Second Exercise To Prevent Shin Splints

Toe taps are one of the easiest shin-splint prevention exercises and it only takes a couple of minutes. Stand up straight and evenly distribute your …

Muscle

5 Ab Exercises That Are More Effective Than Crunches

You probably know by now that if you're doing crunches to work your abs, you're not getting the most out of your core routine. After all, crunches …

Raymond James to buy Canadian investment firm 3Macs

Raymond James Ltd. has reached a friendly deal to buy independent Canadian investment firm 3Macs for an undisclosed amount.<p>Also known as MacDougall, …

Raymond James beefs up Canadian expansion with acquisition of 3Macs

The Canadian arm of Raymond James Ltd., one of the few sizable independently owned financial-services firms left standing, will extend its recent expansion by acquiring asset manager MacDougall MacDougall & MacTier Inc.<p>The acquisition will add $6-billion in assets under administration to Raymond …

The No-Equipment Arm Workout You Can Do ANYWHERE

<b>All you need is eight minutes.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p>When it comes to summer apparel (tank tops, sundresses, bikinis...), your arms are the common denominator. They're always on display, right? To keep your upper body looking ***flawless, we tapped Dara Theodore, trainer at The Fhitting Room in New …

So Is Avocado Toast Actually Good for You?

Should we worship avocado toast as much as we do?<p><i>We teamed up with nutritionist McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN from Nutrition Stripped to give us some friendly feedback on how we’re doing in the snack department. Are they good for us? Could they be better? We don’t always know, but McKel does. These are</i> …

Breakfast

Airline baggage policy reaches new altitude of absurdity

It's early evening, and I am at the gate at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport waiting to board a flight to Halifax. The final leg of an already long day of travel.<p>A recorded message plays for the third time: "We may not be able to accommodate all carry-on [bags] on this flight. Passengers …

Short on Time? Your 6-Minute Ab Workout

Shares 3.0K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>You’ve tried plain old planks and every crunch variation there is. And yet, those extra inches around your midsection just …

6 Exercise Tweaks That Make a Big Difference

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

3 Quick HIIT Workouts For Beginners

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Just because you're new to fitness doesn't mean high-intensity interval training isn't for you. Otherwise known as HIIT, these fast-paced workouts have been shown to torch tons of calories in a short amount of time -- so you don't need to spend hours in the gym. …

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

Nutrition

Do These 6 Exercises To Strengthen Your Upper Body

A runner’s gams get all the glory. We thank our quads and calves for carrying us through the finish line and rub them down after a tough workout. …

10 reasons you're not building muscle

Packing on muscle is no easy feat, regardless of whether you're a string bean or a husky guy. And why you're missing out on gains is typically caused …

10 Reasons to Work Out

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look<p>Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think<p>There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look your best in those adorable gym selfies you …

The best bodyweight abs workout

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>U.S. troops keep up with their training even when they’re deployed to areas where they have …

Workouts

RANKED: The 13 Best Health And Fitness Apps

There are plenty of different options to choose from, whether you're looking to track your running or your diet. And according to mobile analytics company Flurry, these apps are getting a whole lot of usage.<p>Between December 2013 and June 2014, health and fitness apps grew 62% in usage, compared to …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

Watch this video to get the total plan, as well as to see demos of how to do each body-shaping move. For a complete list of all the moves, reps, and sets, see below.<p><b>Total-Body Toning Routines – 2x a week</b><br>Reps: 12 – 15 per move<br>Sets: 1 set during week 1, 2 sets during weeks 2 and 3<p>Moves:<br>Plank with …

Abs Workout: The Secret Formula for a Flat Stomach

Seven moves to sculpt strong core muscles and sexy, toned abs in no time<p>Like most women, I've always been determined to get a defined, flat stomach. …

13 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Pushup

Try these pushup variations for a total-body workout.<p>The pushup and row works your back muscles just as hard as your chest, making it the perfect …

8 Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

And why it needs to be part of your regular workout routine<p><b>Tank and leggings: Shape Activewear</b><p>High-intensity interval training (HIIT) describes any …