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Build a Magic Mirror with a Raspberry Pi and an Old Monitor

One of the trademark devices in nearly every Hollywood blockbuster version of the future is a smart mirror that shows off a daily schedule, clock, …

The Ultimate Muscle-Building Grips for Curls and Flyes

The secret to bigger biceps and rear deltoids could lie in your thumbs and pinkies<p>Your thumbs and pinkies could hold the keys to better biceps and rear deltoids. Check out the video below to see where they should be placed during curls and flyes to better activate your muscles.<p><b>Biceps Curls</b><p>New grip: …

The Cutting-Edge Pushup You Haven't Tried

This variation will smoke your muscles from head-to-toe<p>You get instant gratification when you lift more weight in the gym. And you can get the same degree of satisfaction when you try a new variation of a bodyweight move, says David Jack, founder of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona and creator of …

Crush an Insane Amount of Calories in Just 15 Minutes

Build muscle and burn fat at the same time with this quick total-body workout<p>Lack of time is probably on your list of reasons for not working out. But you can work your entire body anywhere with just two moves and 15 minutes.<p>The trick: Performing a classic lower-body move and a classic upper-body …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

Build Boulder Shoulders

And chisel a rock-solid midsection with this simple exercise<p>The overhead press is a standard way to enhance upper-body strength, particularly in your shoulders and triceps. “But performing the movement also delivers a muscle-building hit to your abs,” says Sean De Wispealere, an expert trainer for</b> …

The Workout That Burns Fat Seriously Fast

Can you keep up with the winner of Men’s Health’s Next Top Trainer?<p>Justin Miller<p>This high-intensity cardio challenge will give you a taste of The Anarchy Workout, the newest fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>Creator Andy Speer—winner of the first-ever <i>Men’s Health Next Top Trainer</i> competition—was able to …

Build Your Arms in 3 Minutes

This fast routine will leave you with a serious sleeve-busting pump<p>Sometimes you just want to give your guns a little extra love. That’s why Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b> created this challenge to put your arm strength and endurance to the test.<p>It’s simple. Pick up some …

The Exercise That Makes Your Triceps Pop

Pump up your arms with this simple exercise trio<p>Give your triceps workout a shot in the arm with this old-school drop set from David Jack, creator of the <b>Men's Health 60-Day Transformation.</b> You’ll start with the most difficult variation of this triceps exercise, and work your to the easiest as you …

3 Fat-Destroying Finishers That You Can Do At the End Of Every Workout

Pick one of these options as your workout’s grand finale<p>No one ever tells you to end your workout on a “low” note. That’s because you want to leave the gym feeling better than when you walked in. You want a finale that floods your brain with endorphins and makes you crave more.<p>So we asked Bruce …

4 Ways to Relieve a Stubborn Side Stitch

Don’t let this pain in your side ruin your next run<p>There’s nothing like an annoying, sharp side stitch to zap your energy and suck the fun out of your run. You might find comfort in knowing you’re not suffering alone: Seventy percent of runners report experiencing exercise-related transient …

The Easiest Way to Make New Friends

Say this to become prime buddy material<p>Whether you moved to a cool, new locale or you’re looking for a new roster of buddies, making friends doesn’t have to be a lot of work. Expanding your social circle might be as simple as incorporating a simple “thank you” into your interactions, according to a …

The Hotel Workout to Keep You Fit on the Fly

Don't let travel sabotage your gains<p>Traveling means different time zones, pitiful hotel gyms, and long layovers. But those don't have to be excuses for letting your fitness routine go off course. "All you need is your bodyweight and a bed to stay fit on the road," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator …

NASA: New "impossible" engine works, could change space travel forever

Until yesterday, every physicist was laughing at this engine and its inventor, Roger Shawyer. It's called the EmDrive and everyone said it was …

5 Ways You Screw Up Foreplay

Don’t make these mistakes before the main event<p>Without foreplay, there’s just sex. And while sex is awesome, it doesn’t always allow you to experiment with what drives her wild.<p>“On its own, sex is pretty mechanical—insert penis into vagina, etcetera. Foreplay is where you learn what you like and …

14 Sex Myths—Busted!

Time to erase these falsehoods from your brain, and get busy<p>Think you know a thing or two about sex? You may be right, but you may also be <i>way</i> off-base. Read on to see what widely accepted “truths” can use a bit of a refresh. Once you arm yourself with this intel, put it into action. She'll thank …

13 Insanely Simple Ways to Be More Likable

Everything from how you stand to what you say influences how people see you<p>It can take as little as 100 milliseconds for people to make up their minds about you, research has shown. That’s literally less than the blink of an eye. With that little time, everything from what you wear to what you do …

Verizon continues the “congestion” myth with unlimited data plans

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler wrote a letter to Verizon in which he stated that he was “deeply troubled” by the fact that Verizon was planning to slow down speeds of customers who had unlimited data plans. Previously, Verizon only throttled 3G EVDO customers …

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Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

The Chest and Shoulder Blaster that Will Leave You Spent

Redesign your upper body with this brand-new, 3-move circuit<p>It takes more than a steady diet of presses and curls to reach your full potential for size and strength. "You need to challenge your upper-body muscles in fresh ways to stimulate new growth," says Sean De Wispelaere, a coach for <b>Men's</b> …

How Can I Keep Knots from Forming in My Neck and Shoulders?

Rid yourself of common tightness and pain at work by trying these 3 fast stretches<p>If you want to keep creaks from forming all over your body, stop sitting like a caveman at work. Hunching in front of a screen keeps muscles contracted, restricting bloodflow and oxygen and forming knots.<p>Use an …

The 2-Minute Body-Weight Blast That Skyrockets Your Metabolism

Torch an unbelievable amount of calories in a short amount of time with this high-intensity ladder drill<p>There are few moves more effective than the pushup or the bodyweight squat. They both hit a ton of muscles from head to toe and help build strength usable outside the gym. And while banging out …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …