Clayton Collins

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4 Ways to Build Bigger Biceps—Fast

We looked at the latest research to find out the best way to work your arms<p>Ask a kindergartener to show you her muscles, and she’ll flex her biceps. Hand a dumbbell to a 10-year-old boy, and the first thing he’ll do is a curl. Look around your gym on a typical day, and chances are at least half the …

The Only Way to Get Results

Making Gains: The Most Important Factor<p>Ten years ago I was the head strength coach at the St. Louis Central Institute for Human Performance. When I …

The Fit 5: Starting a Nutrition Plan

The 5 Best Supplements For Your Health

Supplements are a powerful way to upgrade your quality of life. Even if you’re eating a nutrient-dense, whole food-centered diet like the Bulletproof Diet (check out the Bulletproof Diet Roadmap for free here), odds are your body would benefit from getting more of certain vitamins and minerals.<p>Part …

Wellness

Multivitamin supplements cause weight loss!

16 Post-Workout Snacks Fitness Experts Swear By

Hitting the gym without paying attention to your post-pump diet is like nailing the interview for your dream job and never following up about the …

20 Positive Thoughts on Life That Lead to Happiness, Success and Higher Productivity

If you thought, only genes determine your lifespan, you may be wrong. There are life lessons, which if learnt and adhered to, can add years to your …

14 Things To Know Before You Start Meditating

New to meditating? It can be confusing. Not new to meditating? It can still be confusing.<p>The practice of meditation is said to have been around for thousands of years -- and yet, in the last few, especially in America, it seems that everyone knows at least one person who has taken on the ancient …

Meditation

7 Nutrition Tips For A Successful Transformation

If you want to transform, you can't rely on your workouts alone to get the job done. Losing fat or building muscle takes a lot of hard work in the …

Bodybuilding

7 Exercises That Safely Build Shoulder Strength

Many exercises can develop strong shoulders. Some are great. Others, not so much.<p>The shoulder is one of the most sensitive joints in the body. It has …

What Matters Most When You Date Someone Younger

Our Girl Next Door answers your most burning sex and relationship questions<p><b>Question: I’m dating a much younger woman. How do I navigate the age gap?</b> Brian, West Chester, PA<p>Assuming she’s not jailbait, your best move in this case is no move at all: Just relax and keep having fun. I know some older …

Exploring the Science of Girl Boners

Guys can get erections whether they're aroused or not. Do women get something similar?<p>Boners.<p>They're ubiquitous. Men get them, sometimes when they want, sometimes when they don't. As a woman, you’d have to be living under a rock not to notice that boners often pop up at the most inopportune times. …

8 Weight-Loss Hacks for People Who Don’t Cook

You don’t have to be a chef to make healthy choices.<p>The most common (and effective) weight-loss strategy is to eat less and work out more. Unfortunately for those who can’t cook, the tips for eating less tend to focus on cooking healthier meals, avoiding prepared foods, making recipe swaps, and so …

Weight Loss

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

With a still-tepid recovery and stagnating wages, many of us have a tough time feeling inspired to extend any extra effort at work . But if you can do a better job, you will put yourself in a good position to climb up the ladder should an opportunity materialize, or to move to a totally new job, in …

Your 8-Step Cold-Fighting Diet Plan

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week, nutritionist Keri Glassman—Founder of</i> The Nutrition School <i>and author of</i> Slim Calm Sexy Diet: 365 Proven Food Strategies for Mind/Body Bliss<i>—explains how to arm yourself for cold and flu season with ingredients found</i> …

7 Healthy Snacks That Suppress Your Appetite

Because it’s no fun to eat and then still want something more<p>Snacking, in its essence, is supposed to fill you up. Unfortunately that’s not always the case—that full stack of Pringles that you demolished may leave you wanting more.<p>Some foods are naturally superior when it comes to helping you eat …

The 5 Different Stages of Falling in Love

In a romantic comedy, falling in love involves a bumbling heroine and dashing male lead wooing one another in less than two hours, sassy montage included. In real life, the process is much more complicated and actually consists of five separate stages ranging from butterflies to stability, …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

Fitness

2 Steps To Effective Fat Loss

David<p>David is a strength coach and bestselling Men's Health author. You can follow him at HowToBeast.com.<p>Gentlemen, summer is almost upon us. It’s …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

What It Feels Like To Be In Love When You Don’t Believe You Are Worth Loving

By Jamie Varon,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1tZBlM9<p>You will meet him when you are 25 and when your life doesn’t make sense and it will be after …

Healthy Eating Tips from Nutrition Pros

Here are 9 of our favorite healthy eating tips from our nutritionist colleagues.<p>As a dietitian, many people wonder what my diet is like. They’ll ask: …

Happiness Based on Science and Positive Psychology

Can we increase our happiness quotient? Research in the science of Positive Psychology has identified factors that influence our happiness. See the …

3 Simple Techniques To Keep Negativity Out Of Your Life

If you don’t control your mind, you will never control your life.<p>It doesn’t matter if you believe it or not, <b>everything</b> that gets inside your mind has …