David Perkins

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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 …

Exercise

Step Up Your Weekday Lunch Game

When midday hunger hits and you realize you have nothing to eat, it’s easy to turn to an unhealthy option. “All of us do it. You’re grabbing this and grabbing that, and then you end up with poor choices,” says chef Biju Thomas, founder of Denver-based restaurant Little Curry Shop and co-author the …

20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

The Don't-Look-Like-a-Fool Guide to Gym Equipment

Navigating your way through aisles of heavy gym equipment marked with knobs, handles, pulleys, and cables can feel more than a little intimidating. …

How to Book 'Secret' Flights with Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Many people like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve credit cards for earning travel rewards, myself included. You can use the …

The trick to cooking salmon perfectly, every time

We’ll bet that you’ve eaten overcooked fish. Hell, we’ll narrow the field. We’ll put money on that fact that, in your lifetime, you have eaten overcooked <i>salmon</i>. Because most people don’t know how to pan-sear salmon properly.<p>But you’re not most people. You’re here to learn, so you can go out into …

Car Cleaning Tricks Local Dealers Don't Want You to Know

ADVERTISEMENT<p>We spend a lot of time in our cars, which means we can track dirt and all kinds of debris into our vehicles. If you eat in your car, …

Cleaning

Brave New Burgers: 5 of the Newest, Boldest, Most Ab-Friendly Burgers You Could Ever Flip Onto a Grill

Christopher TestaniNils BernsteinBurger Boom!The most ab-friendly burgers you could ever flip onto a grill.

Your iPhone Calculator Has a Secret Function You Probably Didn't Know About (Video)

Just when you thought you knew every in and out of your iPhone, a new "secret" function makes itself known.<p>The calculator app has many faces, more …

5 Diet-Friendly Recipes for the New Year

James RansomOlivia LangdonThe New DietShed your belly fat by mastering these five healthy recipes.We know, you’ve seen this movie before: Right out …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

Apps

How to Build Muscle: The Best Muscle-Building Diet

Sam KaplanMEN'S FITNESS EditorsBulking CookbookWhen, what, and how much to eat.Bulking, as commonly understood, is B.S. We said it, and it’s time you …

4 Physique-Friendly Recipes

<b>Turkey Chili</b>When was the last time you gave any thought to chicken broth, unless you were fighting a cold? Or ate seeds that weren’t on a bun or part …

5 Dishes Loaded With Fat Burning Foods

<b>Overnight Oatmeal With Blueberry Sauce</b>The fastest way to lose fat is to adjust your diet, not do more cardio. And that doesn’t mean cutting carbs and …

Grilled Citrus Chicken Breasts

Grilled Citrus Chicken Breasts from Bon Appetit• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for brushing<br>• 1 cup fresh orange juice<br>• 1/2 cup fresh lemon …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

5 DIY Frozen Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

Eating healthy has never been so easy.<p>A well-stocked freezer can really save you when life gets crazy and making it to the market ain’t gonna happen. Frozen veggies are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber—and of course, they don't go bad like fresh produce does (so no guilt if you can't use …

Summer rolls: the Vietnamese treat that we're all addicted to

A far cry from deep-fried beansprout-heavy Chinese spring rolls, Vietnamese summer rolls are refreshing, healthy and definitely worth making yourself<p>Sometimes, for a treat, in the early 1980s my mother bought us an exotic Chinese takeaway for lunch. In practice this meant a couple of spring rolls …

Food & Dining

Vietnamese prawn and herb summer rolls recipe

An easy-to-follow method for healthy and refreshing summer rolls, filled with crunchy lettuce, prawns and beansprouts<p>Banh trang, sheets of rice wafers, always look so spectacular that you would think that they are difficult to work with. Nothing is further from the truth. They only need moistening …

How to create and save an offline Google map on your iPad

I don’t know about you, but in my line of work, I often find myself off the beaten path in the middle of nowhere. In times like these it’s super helpful to have maps that I can still reference, even without an active internet connection. For the most part, if you don’t already have the poor …

Maps

12 "Zero Belly" Recipes

David Zinczenko

Expert advice on credit cards and credit scores

We all know that paying bills late or not at all, bankruptcy, or default can torpedo our credit score. But there are other less obvious things that can also drive down that score. These include credit card balances that are too high (called utilization), too many credit checks (inquiries into your …

Personal Finance

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

Dominican Republic

24 Easy Healthy Lunches To Bring To Work In 2015

So easy, it should be a food sin.

11 Ways to Flavor Roast Chicken

A roast chicken’s personality can change drastically depending on how you season it. Here are 11 ways to flavor your next roast chicken.<p>Truth: A …

Recipes

30-Minute Pressure Cooker Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) Recipe

<i>Pho bo</i>—Vietnamese beef noodle soup—may be more popular in the states, but its cousin <i>pho ga</i>, made with chicken, is easier to make, and in my book, just as tasty. What if I told you that you could make a superb bowl of Vietnamese chicken noodle soup with rich, aromatic broth and fall-off-the-bone …

The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just bought two days ago is already past its prime. It's …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

26 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals

Only a few years ago, mason jars were pretty much strictly for canning. Now, most likely thanks to social media, they’re as trendy as green juice and …

Healthy Eating

Top 25 Fitness Goals To Get In Awesome Shape

As the New Year begins, millions of people create the goal, “I want to lose all the weight this year”. In my opinion, weight loss goals are …