ffnatoli

37 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @ffnatoli | Keep up with ffnatoli on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “ffnatoli”

The Stretch You Should Do if You Have a Desk Job

Don’t let sitting impair your gains. Squat heavier, run faster, and jump higher with this simple pre-workout stretch<p>Parking your butt in a chair all day can wreak havoc on your gym routine.<p>“When you sit a lot, your quads and hip flexors tighten,” says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, …

Workouts

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Our 47 Favorite Egg Recipes Ever

Eggs are, hands down, the most versatile food on earth. You can make them scrambled, poached or fried and eat them for every meal of the day (come …

7 nutrition trends you’ll see in 2018

Last year was all about plant protein, sprouted foods and healthy fats. My prediction is that 2018 will be focused on eating to prevent and manage health conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and boosting digestive health.<p>This year's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo was held in Chicago and …

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat Simultaneously<p>You've probably heard of the Colorado Experiment where Casey Viator gained about 63 pounds of muscle …

Body Fat

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

How the ketogenic diet with no exercise outperforms the standard American diet with exercise

Myths die hard—especially bad ones, it seems. In the last few months I’ve attended fitness classes in which the instructor told us that if we finish …

Diabetes

32 Stylish Interiors All Men Will Love

If you follow our Instagram @stylishmanmag, you know we have an obsession with stylish and masculine interiors. We regularly feature lofts, bathrooms …

Strength Training Made Simple – The 5 Principles For Pencil Pushers

Shares 595<p>Unless you’re an aspiring bodybuilder, or elite-level athlete, there’s no need to complicate your strength training regimen. And although …

Tip: The Right Way to Dumbbell Bench Press

Start at the bottom with the palms facing each other. Rotate on the way up so the palms are facing forward in the end position.<p>The dumbbell bench …

Hypertrophy

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

The Minimalist's Guide to Getting Jacked<p>Squeeze the bar as hard as possible. This makes everything more stable, gives you a better bar path, and …

The 7 best fitness apps for people over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org, © 2017 Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. All rights reserved.<p>Kathy Rocchetti, 58, knew …

Apps

Slack is making its way out of the office — and into the kitchen and onto the farm

Rebecca Yazbek was six months pregnant when she first introduced Slack to her staff at Nomad, the Sydney, Australia-based restaurant she runs with her husband, Al.<p>Then, her baby came early, and Yazbek ended up in the hospital with only her cellphone.<p>"Slack was the only form of communication," she …

10 things you should do every day to improve your life, according to science

These are the 10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.<p>1. Get out <b>in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how …

Happiness

Today's Workout 75: The dumbbell circuit for cannonball shoulders

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you've been noticing a lack of progress lately, what you've been doing in the gym probably isn't working …

‘How I Got These Abs In 30 Minutes, 3 Times a Week’

James Leib, 48, had almost no time to exercise—but this workout whipped him into shape fast<p>James Leib has always taken care of his body: He was the kind of guy who ran Spartan races and pumped iron daily with a personal trainer. But two years ago, the 48-year-old New Yorker took a job as the …

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.<p>Leroy Colbert didn't win many bodybuilding …

Tip: How to Unlock Your Tight Hip Flexors

Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.<p>If you sit all day you most likely have tight hip flexors. …

The Twice-A-Week Plan For When Life Hits

It's great to post things on social media about having no excuses and never missing a day in the gym, but sooner or later, whether you like it or …

Workouts

The 6 Grittiest Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

Whether you use barbells, dumbbells, cables, or machines, your next biceps workout is right here!<p>Given how much lifters love their arms, you may …

Workouts

3 Reasons Quinoa Is A Damn-Near-Perfect Fitness Food

Boost your health and fitness gains by adding quinoa to your shopping cart more often.<p>Indigenous to South America and considered a sacred food staple …

Nutrition

Add 2 Inches To Your Guns By Spring Break

I hope you're ready to bust some sleeves, because this jacked-up biceps-and-triceps-program is far more hard-hitting than anything you've tried …

Workouts

Muscle Recovery & Pain Relief Perfected

HOW MARC PRO AND MARC PRO PLUS WILL HELP YOU<p><b>RECOVER FASTER...</b><p>Reduce muscle fatigue or soreness<br>• Get back to training or playing sooner<br>• Train or play …

Pain

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

Pre-Workout Foam Rolling for Olympic Weightlifting

There are things that come and go quickly in training, and there are those that stick around for the long haul. The former are usually the shiny, …

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger.<p>The 4 Reasons You Can't Build Mass<p>Why can’t you …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

The Master Switch for More Muscle & Less Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>AMPK serves as the body's master regulating switch, determining how fat you are and even how long you'll live.<br>• The case …

The HIIT Workout that Tones in 30 Seconds

Start shedding fat with these HIIT moves exclusively from trainer Adam Rosante's new book, The 30-Second Body<p>1. Pencil Squats<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand with your feet …

Workouts