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The Beginner's Guide to Yoga

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Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

11 Essential Rules to Dressing Like an Adult

How to dress like a confident, in-the-know guy<p>Your driver’s license gives away your age. Don’t let your clothes do the same. Now is the time to start showing off the older, wiser, sophisticated man you are—starting with these essentials.<p><b>1. Find a suit that fits.</b> <br>A little boy wearing a suit for the …

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How I Finally Trained Myself To Wake Up Early

Can a chronic late riser reform her ways with the help of apps and flying alarm clocks? We put innovative alarms to the test to find out.<p>I’ve had a lifelong struggle with waking up in the morning.<p>No matter how much sleep I got at night, getting up for school was always torture. As soon as I learned …

Form Better Habits (and Make Them Stick) with a Weekly Habit Sprint

One of the problems most people face when creating new habits is that when things go wrong, the habit change falls apart. That's because every habit …

Give Up Drinking for a Month

So I did a test run this fall. I took a month’s break from drinking (for the most part, qualifier to come). It wasn’t that difficult, and I wanted to share my experience and what I learned with you as an encouragement if you had similar thoughts and resistances. Consider this pre-gaming on …

The Best Health and Fitness Research of 2014

5 Ways to Blast Your Abs—During Your Warmup

Ignite a burn in your six-pack that will sizzle through your entire workout<p>When you feel pressed for time at the gym, it’s tempting to skip your warmup and jump right into the tough stuff. Don’t.<p>“First and foremost, your warmup is important because it’s a chance to wake up your muscles so you can …

Jump Higher with ... an Upper Body Exercise? | Men's Health

The scientists discovered that guys who did the move—which combines a partial squat to the classic overhead press—put the same amount of force into the ground as they when performing the barbell jump squat. That latter exercise is a favorite among smart trainers looking to help pro athletes add …

7 Mental Tricks to Help You Crush Every Workout

Crank up your performance with these simple motivational strategies<p>There’s a crucial piece of exercise equipment that doesn’t cost a thing, and it can help you perform your best every time you enter the gym.<p>It’s called your brain. Use these seven simple mental tricks from scientists and fitness …

The At-Home Workout Every Athlete Should Do Before Game Time

Tom Holland

Tom Holland

Easy Ways to Instantly Improve Your Strength

It doesn’t require translating some Russian strength book. It doesn’t involve popping some shady supplement. All it takes it a little shift in the way you think.<p><b>Cue Differently</b> <br>There are two types of cues: internal and external.<p>Internal cues are when you focus on your body parts and how they move. …

5 New Rules of Super Strengt

Vito takes off toward a staircase leading to the second floor of the Winningfactor Sports Sciences training center, Schaeffer's gym in a converted farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania.<p>He's in for another two minutes of grueling work. Next up: a five-move medicine-ball circuit done without rest. …

How Her Eyes Tell You She’s Horny

She might get this look when she’s got lust on her mind<p>Can’t tell if your date is into you or not? Peer at her peepers: A woman’s eyes may provide clues about her romantic feelings, says new research from the University of Chicago.<p>In the study, participants looked at photos of people of the …

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Why Is it So Hard to Change Your Habits?

What exactly are habits, and why are they so hard to change?<p>To answer this question, let's turn to the field of neuroscience – the study of the human brain and its function – and see how it applies to our everyday lives.<p>Let's go back to the goal of losing weight and the desire to live a healthier …

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

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5 Easy Steps to Reveal More Muscle

<b>1. Change the Cycle</b><br>You don't lift the same way all year, so why should the frequency, intensity, and duration of your cardiovascular workouts stay the same? They shouldn't.<p>When you're trying to add muscle, keep your aerobic work to a minimum—say, once or twice a week for about 15 to 20 minutes. …

Run Faster, Boost Endurance, and Beat Boredom

<b>The simple fix:</b> Go faster once in a while. In this article, I'll show you how to mix speed into your workouts, shake the boredom from your usual loop, and build your endurance to an all-time high. You'll use the same cutting-edge techniques I use to train the Brigham Young cross-country team. (And …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

This training program is designed to improve your speed, agility, quickness, and explosiveness. It will make you faster in every direction. And it will help you lose fat and build muscle. So it not only trains you to be a better athlete—but to look like one, too.<p>And yes, it'll also give you one …

Does Your Penis Smell?

Specifically, your groin contains a number of apocrine glands that release secretions which, when mixed with sweat, can lead to some alarming scents, she adds.<p>Even if you’ve never caught a whiff of something nasty—or heard complaints from female companions—there are probably some unsightly smells …

Exercise of the Week: Bodyweight Chop

You've Never Done an Abs Move Like This<p>Want to blast your abs from all angles? Then start chopping<p>The body-weight chop may not look like an abs exercise, but it's one of the best ways to carve your core. "Just like a plank, your torso must stay rigid and straight," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …