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How to Get Your Butt Out Of Bed For a Workout

Here's the secret to sticking to your fitness goals and having fun while doing it<p>I had no interest in training today. I hadn't slept well, and my gym—which also serves as my home's two-car garage—was a whopping 9 degrees. I wanted to stay in bed.<p>But that's when I started thinking about my training …

Exercise

Fight Insomnia and Cancer at Once!

Melatonin may have anti-cancer properties<p>Turn in early to turn cancer away. Men with higher melatonin levels—a hormone involved in regulating your sleep-wake cycle—had a 75 percent lower risk of advanced prostate cancer compared to guys with lower levels, according to a new study from the Harvard …

Ask the GND: Why do women want to cuddle after sex?

Sex, dating, love, and lust. Our Girl Next Door will now take your questions<p><b>After sex, I just want to sleep. Is there a way out of cuddling?</b><p><b>Matt, Topeka, KS</b><p>Nope—not if you care about your girl's happiness. After sex, she's high on endorphins and wants to savor the buzz by feeling your body against …

Dating

The Truth about Tequila and Your Hangover

You swear the morning is rougher after tequila. But is that the liquor's fault, or yours?<p>There are certain types of alcohol you learn to treat with respect. For a lot of men, tequila is at or near the top of that list. But is your hangover worse because of the stuff in your glass, or because of the …

Are You Lifting the Right Amount of Weight?

Follow this system to figure out how much iron to hoist for the optimum results<p>The amount of weight you should be lifting depends on the result you want—size, strength, or endurance. However, a good general benchmark is 90 percent of your 1-rep max. At that percentage, the participants in a …

Exercise

The Vice That Kills Your Shot at Date No. 2

Nix the fix to help your love life<p>Silence your cravings: 51 percent of singles said that taking a smoke break on a first date is a deal breaker, according to a new survey by Match.com.<p>In fact, the survey respondents—who were both smokers <i>and</i> non-smokers—considered lighting up more offensive than …

Self Control

28 Ways to Blast Your Abs!

Build a rock-solid core with these awesome moves<p>We’re big fans of the mountain climber. It’s a great core exercise—it works your abs, glutes, and shoulders—and it can also be done interval-style, making it a terrific conditioning drill. Plus, there are at least 10 ways you can modify this movement …

Climbing

3 Things You Should Never Say After Sex

Women love a little post-romp chatter, but you better watch what you say<p>You’re ready to snooze; she’s ready to schmooze—yet according to research from the University of Connecticut, the brain may be to blame for this post-orgasmic disconnect.<p>Oxytocin—also known as the cuddle hormone—is released in …

University of Connecticut

The 5 Secrets to a Perfect Workout

Your gym routine may be holding you back. Find out if it contains these simple—but essential—movements<p>I started coaching in 1979. Since then, I've trained MLB, NFL, and NBA players, Olympians, collegiate athletes, military personnel, and average Joe's. But no matter who I'm coaching, I always …

Workouts

Are You Losing All Your Friends?

How to stop your social network from shrinking<p>There's a reason your social circle has felt smaller lately. On the new episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Dr. Thomas Joiner, a professor of psychology at Florida State University, reveals why men tend to lose their friends as they get older. He shares how …

Relationships

3 Fat-Blasting Cardio Combos You Must Try

Do these drills once, and they’ll forever change the way you think about cardio<p>Looks like Punxsutawney Phil was right: Temperatures have plummeted outside, and we’re facing another six weeks of winter. But you don’t have to brave the icy weather or grind away on a treadmill to get in your cardio …

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4 Things You Think Turn Her On—That Don't

Are your signature moves killing her desire?<p>Your girlfriend's libido doesn't just have an on/off switch. She requires a slow build—which means there's plenty of time for mistakes. And no matter how well you think you know her hot buttons, there's a good chance a few moves in your repertoire are …

Flirting

The Pushup That Sculpts Rock-Solid Shoulders

Boost your upper-body strength and get shoulders like boulders with this version of the pushup<p>The handstand pushup is the gold standard of pushups. If you can perform even one rep, you've got an extreme amount of upper-body strength and shoulder mobility. Plus, you look like a total badass.<p>So how …

Workouts