Isaac Salazar

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New Study Shows Why It’s Massively Important to Have a Good Attitude

Positive thinking may reduce your risk of this deadly disease<p>Could a grin on your face be your ticker’s saving grace?<p>In a new study at Penn State University, scientists looked at more than 1,000 people with coronary heart disease over a 5-year period. Patients who reported having higher levels of …

The Week in Review: A Very ‘Vape’ Year

Per its annual tradition of picking the most significant word of the year, Oxford Dictionary chose “vape” as 2014’s winner. Originating in the 1980s, …

Smoking cannabis every day ‘shrinks brain but increases its connectivity’

Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain but increases the complexity of its wiring, a study has found.<p>To some extent the loss of brain volume is balanced by larger numbers of connections between neurons, scientists discovered.<p>But they warn that those who take the drug for too long are likely to …

The 4-Move Drill That Fries Fat Fast

Make your lungs and lower-body burn with this explosive weekend challenge<p>If you want to build your best body, add plyometrics to your routine. The explosive power movements can put you on the fast track to a better-performing, more athletic-looking body, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S. author of <i>The</i> …

The Summer Body-Fat Sizzler

Make your metabolism soar like the temperatures outside with this three-move weekend challenge<p>If you want to fire up your fat burners in a short amount of time, then a jog around the block isn't going to cut it. You need to increase your heart rate and test your muscles with exercises performed at …

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right

Not everyone is a morning person. Yet if you want to breeze through your (great) day, it helps to start off with a streamlined, successful morning. Get your mind and body in a good place, and the world is your oyster. It’s only going up from here.<p><b>Plan the Night Before</b>If you want to greet the day …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

3 Workouts That Help You Run Faster

Dominate race day and hit your target time with these running programs<p>While you can't predict race day weather or injury, you can predict your pace. And being realistic about your minutes per mile can keep you from crashing and burning too early, or leaving some fuel in the tank at the end. This is …

How to Lose Weight around the Clock

Meals to pack for all-day energy<p><b>Question:</b> I work 12-hour shifts. What are some easy meals I could take with me to make it through the day?<p><i>(from reader Dustin Yesenia Hippensteel)</i><p><b>Answer:</b> Think outside the brown bag. Blend up a smoothie in the a.m. and stash it in the fridge until you need a snack. …

Why You Can Blame Genetics for Your Small Arms—and What You Should Do about It

Your body's limitations are your secret weapon for packing on muscle mass<p>We all understand that genes determine basic features like our height or eye color. If you and your wife have blue eyes, and your baby's eyes are brown, you know it's time to contact the divorce lawyer. And if someone offered …

Is Your Sleep Messing with Your Waistline?

Or is your waistline messing with your sleep? Fortunately, we have a solution that works either way<p>The other night I faced a dilemma. My favorite baseball team was on ESPN. And a new episode of my favorite series was on HBO. No, it's not exactly Sophie's choice, especially when you factor in a DVR. …

Binge-Drinking's Unseen Danger

A new study finds your immune system suffers greatly from heavy doses of booze<p>The risks of a hard-core night of drinking on the town go far beyond a vicious hangover. A study from the University of Massachusetts found that just one night of binge drinking raises your risk of really getting sick.<p>In …

5 Smart Tips from a Weight-Loss Expert

What's the best diet? How can you fill up faster? Our expert weight-loss coach has the answers<p>The question David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., hears most often is, "What's the best diet for weight loss?" His answer: The diet you can stick with.<p>"You can't strong-arm your way through meals you hate in the long …

How the NSA & FBI made Facebook the perfect mass surveillance tool

<i>Update May 15 at 3:11 PM ET: Facebook and Akamai responded to VentureBeat’s report. Read their responses here.</i><p>The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool.<p>Documents released alongside security journalist Glenn …

5 Diseases College Students Should Worry About

And what to do if there's an outbreak on campus<p>Between the dorms, frat houses, and massive lecture halls, college might as well be one large petri dish. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists crowded spaces and community living among the most common risk factors for …

4 Pushup Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Are you guilty of these pushup saboteurs?<p>The pushup is a classic exercise that you learned in middle school.<p>But for that same reason, you’ve probably picked up some bad habits throughout the years.<p>“Your technique is just as important when doing a pushup as it is when you're doing a heavy lift,” …

Ladder Drills Can Make You Smarter

Agility training can boost cognitive performance, a new study finds<p>You may want to stop running in a straight line and start zig-zagging instead. A new study from the Air Force Research Laboratory shows that agility training can improve your cognitive performance.<p>Military personnel were divided …

4 Foods That Leave You with Awful Breath

See how to defeat these stinky saboteurs<p>We all know the usual culprits of caustic breath. Coffee, garlic, and onions typically top the list of odiferous offenders, but they can’t take all the blame. Here are four more foods that foil your freshness—and how to enjoy them without having your mouth …

Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>The …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

5 Instant Ways to Seem Sexier

These simple changes can help you score a date—and maybe more<p>Sorry, guys: Your best Barry White impression isn't good enough. In contrast to women, who can lower their pitch and dial up their hoarseness to appear more attractive, men can't intentionally make themselves sound sexier, finds a new …

Don’t Follow This Fitness Advice

There’s a better way to build strong bones<p>If I told you to go out and do whatever you could to jar your bones, the goal being to place as many stressful impacts on them as possible, you might think that I have a side business selling casts, crutches, and pain pills. But that’s just what a recent …

The Brutal Body Weight Burner

Broil fat, increase your heart rate, and make your muscles scream with 20 rounds of these two exercises<p>Think of the most difficult body-weight moves in your exercise arsenal. Okay, what did you come up with? Most likely, the burpee and the pullup made the list.<p>These two moves are brutal. The burpee …

5 Brain Tricks That Will Make You More Successful

Use these tactics to overcome distraction and enhance focus<p>If your fourth cup of coffee isn’t powering you to the finish line, it’s time to change rides.<p>These five tricks are scientifically proven to boost your focus and push productivity—and can all be done without leaving your desk.<p><b>Turn up the</b> …

The Coolest Way to Do Cardio

Don't confine yourself to the treadmill or stationary bike. Make cardio fun—and challenging—with these heart-pumping, calorie-crushing bodyweight moves<p>You won't find <i>Men's Health</i> fitness advisor BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.,slogging away on the treadmill any time soon.<p>For his cardio workouts, the trainer …

The Penis Problem That Demands a Doctor's Visit

Bring this up with your M.D., no matter how awkward it is<p>You'd probably haul ass to your doctor's office if a weird, gross liquid suddenly started oozing out of your nose, mouth, or ears. But when a green or yellow substance drips from your penis, you're hesitant to get it checked. What …

5 Reasons You Should Do Speedwork

Get faster and fitter by cranking up the speed, says this excerpt from the 'Big Book of Running for Beginners'<p>When you're first getting started with running, it's important to focus on getting into the habit of regular exercise: make your workout a regular part of each day, find convenient times …

Get Jacked Like Zac

Women are still drooling over Efron's shirtless appearance at the MTV movie awards. Learn what it takes to get the leading man's physique<p>The MTV movie awards happened four days ago, but women everywhere are still talking about one thing: Zac Efron's bare chest.<p>The 26-year-old actor won Best …

5 Apps that Make Looking Stylish Easy

From location-specific coupons to virtual personal stylists, welcome to an era of easy shopping<p>When the Internet ushered in online shopping, we were finally free from mall parking lots and unfriendly sales associates. Fast forward to 2014, where technology takes shopping efficiency a step further. …

The Best Medicine: Getting off Your Butt!

Stay healthy and strong with a steady dose of exercise<p>Can you eat what you want, and still look and feel great? You bet. On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>, shares his own tips for staying healthy—<i>without</i> restricting your diet.<p><b>“If you look at</b> …