Catriona Thomson

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The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

Suspension Training

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Increase Metabolism by Breaking These Bad Habits

Despite your valiant efforts to slim down, nothing seems to be working. You sweat it out at the gym and you eat right—that’s all there is to it, …

Yoga For Explosive Strength

Try this yoga sequence, designed to maximize gains and speed recovery of power lifters and competitive athletes<p><b>Runner’s Lunge</b>Come onto your hands and knees with hands directly below shoulders and knees aligned with hips. Bring right leg forward, placing right foot beside right hand. Keeping left …

What the World's Top Health Experts Pack for Lunch

We’ve seen enough sad desk lunches in our day to know that it’s hard to pack a meal that’s healthy and delicious. And it gets much harder when we …

Healthy Eating

How to make protein shakes that actually work

Whether you want to bulk up, slim down, or make it through your 3:00 p.m. meeting without your stomach growling, protein shakes can help you achieve your fitness and nutrition goals. But with so many variables—type of protein, brand, liquid, mix-ins—protein shakes can go wrong really fast. …

Ultimate Foam Rolling Guide for Runners

“<i>Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.</i>” –Joseph Campbell!<p>I’m fairly certain foam rollers weren’t around in his …

How to Fix Text Neck and Improve Your Posture

Chances are you’re looking down at your device to read this article — head forward, shoulders rounded and back slumped, putting yourself at risk for …

The 1-Minute Drill That Will Help You Bench Press More Weight

4 moves, 60 seconds, huge gains<p>You’re 60 seconds away from your best bench press ever.<p>Performing this 4-move drill before your next bench press will help activate your arm, pec, and shoulder muscles so you can recruit more fibers.<p>“And when you can use more muscle, you can push more weight and build …

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Improve Your Pullup and Overhead Press

It’s so simple you’ll wonder why you never did it before<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour wants you to just hang around at the gym.<p>Hanging from a pullup bar offers a long list of benefits, he says. For one, it decompresses your spine which decreases your risk of back injury and helps correct …

Google Kicks Off Competition To Find The Best Fit Apps

Google’s already looking to push its newly released fitness platform harder with developers, so has announced a new competition for those who build unique apps that utilize the API.<p>The competition, which starts today and ends on February 17, 2015, asks developers to build an app that integrates …