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40 Foods with Superpowers

<b>Alaskan King Crab</b><b><br>Bone Builder</b><br>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an antioxidant, but more important, it helps support healthy bone mass and immune function," says Susan Bowerman, assistant …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The longer you wait to treat, the harder it gets.<p>...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked slalom and snowboard cross in Pyeongchang.<p>Meal prepping …

The 20 Best Running Songs of All-Time: Men's Health.com

<b>3. Bill Conti: Gonna Fly Now (Rocky’s Theme)</b><br>Conti’s iconic, trumpet-laden <i>Rocky</i> theme may be coated with several layers of cheese, but the song is no less effective at doing its job—instigating its listeners to rise above adversity and kick some ass—because of it. If there’s a song better suited for …

Hotel Workout: Men's Health.com

Donkey Kick<p>Repetitions: 15 each leg<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Get down on your hands and knees and kick your right leg back and up as high as you can. Finish by arching your back and pulling your knee to your chest. Repeat on the other side.<p>Boot Slappers<p>Repetitions: 8<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Stand with …

8 Variations of the Pushup

I've included eight of those variations here. Think you're tough? Try to complete 10 reps of each—80 pushups total—in 5 minutes or less. It's a body-weight challenge that's sure to make you a believer in the power of the pushup.<p><b>Standard Pushup</b><p><b>The benefit:</b> The standard pushup works your chest, …

The Truth About Muscle-Building Supplements: Men's Health.com

Tribulus Terrestris<br>Derived from the puncturevine plant, this supplement is sold alone or as a key ingredient in many so-called testosterone boosters. Prices vary; you can buy a 12-pack of Tribulus Shot liquid supplement for $24, or plunk down $65 for 60 capsules of Sylvester Stallone's Instone …

How Can I Build Thicker Forearms?

<b>Forearm Strategy #1: Lose the Wrist Straps</b><p>Without a doubt, wrist straps will make pulling exercises easier. Truth be told, when your grip fails, the big muscles shut down. It seems like a logical solution to strap your hand to the bar and knock out a few extra chin-ups then and reap the …

10 Great Ways to Upgrade Ramen

And take note of the best way to boil pasta for each meal you make.<p><b>Now Add One of These Ingredients</b><p><b>1. Peanut butter</b><br>After cooking, add a spoonful of your favorite smooth peanut butter to the noodles and broth for a twist on the popular Thai noodle dish Pad Thai. It will thicken the broth and give …

Sculpt Rock-Hard Abs in 5 Steps

Which is why I've spent a lot of time trying to lose my last 10 pounds of flab. Unfortunately, like many men, I've found that goal to be frustratingly elusive. That is, until I enlisted the help of Aragon, whose nutrition and training methods have shaped the bodies of NBA athletes, Olympians, and …

Save Your Heart: Men's Health.com

<b>Assess Your Risk.</b> “An assessment of cardiovascular risk factors—including a cholesterol test and blood pressure exam—should be done in early adulthood, say during one’s twenties,” says John Elefteriades, M.D., professor of surgery and director of the Aortic Institute at Yale. Those results will …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

Beat Your Chest Hair

And why stop there? We have the tips and tools you need to tame the savage jungle all over your body<p>Back<p><b>Tools:</b> Hair clipper, handheld mirror<b>Upkeep:</b> Every 3 to 4 weeks (or whenever your girlfriend starts making gorilla jokes)<p>If you have a willing girlfriend, set a hair trimmer on the lowest setting …

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Gerard Butler's First Rule: There Are No Rules

A decade ago, Gerard Butler traded a law career for an acting class. The decision changed his life. More important, it changed the man

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Why it's hard to gain weight: 4 rules to building muscle

Are you the guy who’s always being overpowered on the field? Are you the pick-up game's last pick? Have you been grinding out hard work in the gym …

Hugh Jackman: No more Mr. Nice Guy

<i>This feature originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of</i> <b>Men's Fitness.</b><p>"Killed.’’ Hugh Jackman remembers it vividly. “We got killed in the …

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Powerful Food Pairings That Fight for Your Health

Some talents just work better as a team. Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. Karl Malone and John Stockton. They bring out the best in each another. Food can …

7 Fun Ways to Help Your Heart

But there's good news amid the gloom: Keeping your blood pressure out of the danger zone doesn't have to be just about restraint. Use our expert advice to find your perfect—and perfectly fun—pressure-release valves.<p><b>Swing By the Candy Store</b><br>You may be able to significantly lower your blood pressure …

31 Things You Can Do with Beer (Besides Drink It)

If Badebier weren't so expensive and difficult to obtain (the only U.S. importer is Noble Union Imports, nobleunion.com, 713-874-1984), I could become a bubble-bath addict.<p>The experience started me thinking about other possible uses for my favorite beverage. What if beer were like WD-40—an …

Grow to Great Lengths: Men's Health.com

TRIMMING<p>If you usually go for a full-on haircut every 4 weeks, push it to every 6. But drop by the barbershop once between cuts to clean up your neck and sideburns.<p>TEXTURE<p>Ask your barber to remove some bulk (not length) with special texturizing scissors or a razor. This allows different styling …

15-Minute Workout: Double Your Gains: Men's Health.com

<b>1 Kneeling overhead stepup</b><br>Kneel with your body in a straight line from knees to head, and hold two dumbbells just outside your shoulders. With palms facing each other, press the dumbbells overhead until your arms straighten, and hold that position through each rep. Now place your right foot in …

Nutrition and Food, Well-Done | Men's Health

<b>Guy Gourmet</b> <br>This one-of-a-kind, guy-friendly approach to eating well won a James Beard Award, the gold standard in food journalism. Each week you'll find recipes for everything from great dinners to killer sandwiches, along with beer and drink tips, and anything else that delivers great taste …

The Challenging Muscle-Blasting Pushup | Men's Health

How does it work? When you perform multiple sets, you’ll develop your fast-twitch fibers’ aerobic capabilities. “This allows guys to work at a higher intensity for a longer period of time before they reach the point of fatigue,” says Hartman.<p>Watch the video below to see how do the explosive pushup …

Work Out Harder, Faster, and Longer

There it is: Your mind drifts. Your body's got plenty more, and scientists have proved it. Researchers at the University of Cape Town in South Africa have pinpointed where the stop order comes from. It has to do with receptors in the brain called interleukin-6.<p>"Our brains turn on the pain before we …

The Best Workout Plans for Men | Men's Health

40 Minutes<p>Total body<p>Dumbbells, Kettlebell<p>55 Minutes<p>Back, Biceps, Glutes, hips, Quadriceps, Triceps<p>Dumbbells, Pullup bar, Cable, Bench, Barbell<p>25 Minutes<p>All<p>Dumbbells, Bench, Barbell<p>22 Minutes<p>Total body<p>Dumbbell, Kettlebell<p>30 Minutes<p>All<p>Dumbbells, Pullup bar, Bench, Barbell<p>45 Minutes<p>All<p>Dumbbells, …

Boost Your Bench | Men's Health

The floor press is also a killer arm exercise on its own. “The shorter range of motion puts added emphasis on the triceps muscles,” Robertson says. “It also takes the legs out of the equation, which forces the upper body to do the work.”<p>Plus, it’s generally a safer move. For all the bench press’s …

The Top 10 Supplements for Men | Men's Health

<b>1. BORON TO PROTECT YOUR PROSTATE</b><br>Men with the highest boron intakes are 65 percent less likely to develop prostate cancer than men with lower levels, studies show. American men have one of the lowest boron intakes in the world. Taking a supplement is a good first step. You can also try these 8 …

Automatic Abs in 4 Simple Steps: Men's Health

• An apple (to eat as a morning snack). Two slices of cheese (to eat with the apple)<p>A 500- to 600-calorie portion of dinnertime leftovers (for your lunch)<p>A premixed protein shake or a pint of milk (for your afternoon snack)<p>Eating this lunch every day will keep you well fed and satisfied. You'll also …

What Do Dreams Mean: Men's Health.com

What Do Your Dreams Say About You?<p>The 10 most common subconscious themes decoded<p>Dream Decoder<p>“Dreams don’t happen to us, we happen to them,” says Edinburgh-based dream psychologist Ian Wallace, author of The Top 100 Dreams. In other words, we’re the director, star, and producer of all the movies …