Filipe Silva

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What’s the Most Muscle You Can Gain?

The fitness and supplement industries have promised improbable results for as long as they’ve existed. Here’s the truth about the limits of human muscle growth<p>I saw my first bodybuilding show in the early 1980s. It was an amateur contest in St. Louis, my hometown. The range of physiques on display …

20 Everyday Superfoods You Should add to Your Grocery List NOW!

Alright Green Monsters, like the rest of us, you are bombarded with news everyday telling you what is healthy and what isn’t. Even for those of us …

Why You Should Work Your Abs First

Lift more weight, burn more fat, and unlock your potential by training your core at the beginning of your workout<p>If you want to take your workouts to a whole new level, start with your middle.<p>“People achieve better results when they do core exercises at the beginning of their workout instead of the …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

Easy tips for better muscles<p>Ask the average guy in the average gym how to build bigger muscles, and chances are he'll tell you to do exactly what he's doing: lots of sets and reps of lots of redundant exercises. Except . . . well, you notice it's not working particularly well for him. Worse, you …

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

The Unbelievable 4-Minute Cardio Workout

How long does it take to get in a great cardio workout? Not as long as you might think. That is, unless you’re thinking 4 minutes.Seriously.Our proof: The fast and furious routines that follow, courtesy of fitness expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, owner of StreamFIT.com—a web site that offers follow-along, …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

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Men's Health Supplement Guide

Overwhelmed by the vitamin aisle? Here's what your body needs—and what it doesn't<p>Vitamin A<p><b>What it does:</b> Vitamin A is an antioxidant, and it’s also essential to maintaining low light and color vision, mucus membranes (which help to protect your body from disease), and skin cells.<p><b>Why you might need</b> …

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