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If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

An Experts Guide on Muscle Building Diets

<b>Stacking on a few extra kilos of lean muscle bulk is one of the best ways to take your look to the next level.</b> Not only does it create a broader …

Exercise

Here’s a Fascinating New Way Running Keeps You Younger

Your mileage gives you lower levels of marrow adipose tissue—and that’s good!<p>The ways in which running helps you age successfully are legion—stronger heart and lungs, cleaner arteries, denser bones, improved mental health, less frailty, perhaps even better eyesight. To the list can now be added the …

Workouts for weight loss: 15 to 35 minute HIIT sessions to try now

With hectic schedules and lives, it can be hard to fit in a workout, let alone know which one will give you the best bang for your buck and actually …

Workouts

Oh, Trust Us! This Simple Bodyweight Workout Will Make You Sweat

The key to a good full-body workout is finding exercises that build on each other, are complementary, and don't overtax certain areas and neglect others. Whatever shape you are in, bodyweight exercises will make you seriously work, without the hassle of having to go to the gym for tools or spend a …

Workouts

10 Low Calorie Foods That Can Speed Up Weight Loss

Obesity has long been considered one of the world's biggest plagues, leading to a climbing threat of health problems such as diabetes, pressure …

9 Science-Based Strategies for Long-Term Weight Loss Success

"I remember the exact moment I fell off plan," a friend recently confessed. "The compliments had faded away, I felt super stressed after a brutal …

Weight Loss

Crack Chicken Tacos

If you're addicted to our Crack Chicken, just wait until you taste it in tacos.<p>Directions<p>Make crack chicken: Preheat oven to 425°. In a large …

Recipes

10 Ways To Burn Up To 60% More Calories Every Exercise For Lose Weight

We all know exercise is essential for overall health, but when you're trying to lose weight it becomes even more important. Where to start? How about …

Workouts

5 Of The Best Men’s Outfit Ideas Every Guy Should Own

If you’ve looked at my outfit ideas section or my Instagram account you’ll see a large number of outfits for any occasion. What I wanted to do is …

Men's Fashion

Yes, You Can Lose Belly Fat Without Working Out — Here's How

Losing belly fat is no easy feat. It requires you to work hard and pay close attention to your daily habits. You might think that working out for hours on end is the best way to shed excess fat around your midsection, but that's not true. You can lose belly fat without exercising at all, in fact, …

Nutrition

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

One of the first telltale signs that you may be suffering from inflammation is excess belly fat. The accumulation of visceral fat around our …

Wellness

Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body

The creation of babies whose DNA has been altered to give them what parents perceive to be the best chances in life has received a cautious green light in a landmark report from a leading UK ethics body.<p>The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said that changing the DNA of a human embryo could be “morally …

Genetics

Beard Styles for Men - 4 of The Most Popular and How to Maintain Them

Battle of The Beard Styles<p>It’s official: the male grooming world is obsessed with facial hair. So popular has it become that, according to a recent …

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Building Muscle After 50 - The Definitive Guide

We get asked a lot here at the Fit Father Project whether it is possible to keep building muscle after 50. Our answer is always an enthusiastically …

The Ultimate Muscle-Building Workout Routine For Skinny Guys - Fitness & Workouts

If hitting the gym on the regular isn’t resulting in the swelling silhouette you envisioned, you may not be sending your muscles the right message. Key variables in your training -- sets, reps, weight, rest -- determine the outcome of your efforts, so it’s important to ensure those factors are …

Workouts

Is Ghee Healthy? Everything You Need To Know About This Butter Alternative

We guarantee you'll want to replace your stock of coconut and olive oil!<p>July 06, 2018<p>Have you ever said no to that dollop of ghee in your dal(Indian …

Chinese company claims its ‘laser AK-47’ can set you on fire from half a mile away

Lasers! Everybody loves them, everybody wants them. But outside a few niche applications they have failed to live up to the destructive potential that Saturday morning cartoons taught us all to expect. In defiance of this failure, a company in China claims to have produced a “laser AK-47” that can …

How Artificial Intelligence Could Kill Capitalism

If you believe the hype, then Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world in dramatic ways soon. Nay-sayers claim it will lead to, at best, rising unemployment and civil unrest, and at worst, the eradication of humanity. Advocates, on the other hand, are telling us to look forward to a …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Will Thrash the Economy Like a ‘Tsunami,’ Allstate CEO Says

Artificial intelligence is coming for the service economy, according to Allstate Corp. Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson.<p>“It’s going to rip through …

Why This Beachbody Trainer Swears by Doing 3 Sets of 10 Reps

When you first start working you, you may be confused how to tackle the weight room or some bodyweight exercises. Sure, you may know how to do a bicep curl or jump squat, but how many should you be doing to really feel the burn and see results?<p>Beachbody super trainer Joel Freeman, who created the …

MIT researchers use Reddit to create the first 'psychopath AI'

Meet Norman.<p>He's not your everyday AI. His algorithms won't help filter through your Facebook feed or recommend you new songs to listen to on Spotify.<p>Nope -- Norman is a "psychopath AI", created by researchers at the MIT Media Lab as a "case study on the dangers of artificial intelligence gone …

The Barre Code’s explosive, six-minute HIIT workout you can do anywhere

“Explosive” isn’t just a term used by movie critics. It’s a word you could be using to describe your new super-efficient workout routine.<p>Studies have …

Asus' VivoWatch BP takes your blood pressure in 15 seconds

Asus is taking the tension out of hypertension.<p>The future of wearables is here, and if you think it's all about step-counting, you're a step behind.<p>Asus is taking its focus on health beyond pure pedometry to give you a more detailed picture of what's going on inside your body, with a blood pressure …

What's Best for Weight Loss: Cardio or Strength Training?

An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time<p><b>The question:</b> To lose weight, should I spend my gym time doing more cardio or more strength training?<p><b>The expert:</b> Personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T.<p><b>The answer:</b> It depends what you mean by "lose weight." If you are in an epic …

Core Training for the Struggling Swimmer

It doesn’t matter how great your kick, pull, or training is. Without being able to hold proper body positioning in the water, your force just …

13 food pairings to help you lose weight faster

The rule even applies to what you choose to put in your weight loss smoothies each morning. See, some ingredients work best à deux by boosting each others' nutrient absorption or improving taste or texture.<p>"There are certain foods that have synergistic relationships with another," says Bonnie …

Nutrition

AI-powered CCTV cameras in China catch another wanted fugitive

Unlike in some countries, China's facial recognition tech is working, and it's Black Mirror scary for its citizens.<p>Facial recognition cameras at a music concert over the weekend in Zhejiang province, eastern China, identified a "wanted" man, known as "Yu", Qianjiang Evening News reported.<p>Chinese …

Congo at 'Very High' Risk as Ebola Strikes Major City

Aid organizations and the Congolese government rushed supplies and health experts Friday to a major city in Congo, after the World Health Organization raised the public-health risk from the latest Ebola outbreak to “very high.” WHO officials stopped short of declaring an international …