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This Refreshing Berry Smoothie Packs Tons Of Fiber

It has even more than an apple<p>Nothing is quite as refreshing as a cold, fresh smoothie in the summer. This oat berry shake combines whole grains, antioxidants, and healthy fats that work together to boost your immune system, protect your heart, and keep your bones strong.<p>Plus, it has more fiber …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful

Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down.<p>Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make …

Self-help

7 Science-Backed Habits To Keep You Motivated Every Single Day

How to be your own best cheerleader at all times.<p>Coffee might be your saving grace to get through the workday, but caffeine on its own won't cut it in the long-run.<p>To stay passionate and excited about work, you're going to need to harness your inner-motivation. It's stronger than a shot of …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Nursery design 101: Tips for creating a kid's room

Create a space that can evolve as your child grows<p>For 20 years, Aaron Christensen has created every type of fun and immersive environments for children—from nurseries and bedrooms to retail interiors and play spaces—through his firm Embellishments Studio.<p>As a self-described "artistic handyman," …

13 Things I Didn't Know Before Creating The Biggest Loser

The show's executive producer speaks out about the last 17 seasons of weight loss.<p><i>Back when</i> The Bachelor <i>and</i> Survivor <i>were just making tracks in the reality TV circuit, TV producer J.D. Roth pitched a show about overweight people losing drastic amounts of weight. "They looked at me like I was out of</i> …

Fitness

How to Build Bigger Quads Without a Leg Extension Machine

Build quads of the gods with these two natural leg extension exercises<p>One of the best ways to build bigger, stronger quadriceps: the leg extension machine. It zeros in on your quadriceps by preventing other muscles from helping.<p>But what happens when you don’t have a leg extension machine available? …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy and self-control. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides 11 great ways to break bad habits and start your day off right.<p>I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently …

Time Management

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

12 Ways the January Issue Will Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever!

Buy yours today before it sells out!<p><b>1. You’ll Get in Great Shape!</b><br>This issue’s pullout plan is our simplest, most effective workout ever. It features 8 exercises and 5 fitness techniques from The 21-Day MetaShred, <i>Men’s Health</i>’s new total-body transformation DVD.<p>Find out firsthand how this …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

8 Ways to Make Your Orgasm Even Better | Men's Health

If you learned a killer new workout that made your body feel incredible, you’d likely share it with your friends. But when it comes to sex, men aren’t as likely to trade tips. And that’s a shame.<p>So we’ll get the sharing party started: After chatting with sexologists and pouring over the latest, …

Exercise

3 Success Secrets from One of the World’s Top Performance Trainers

EXOS founder Mark Verstegen’s fitness empire all started with a nasty injury<p>What do Olympic medalists, the World Cup-winning German national soccer team, and roughly half of the NFL’s first-round draft picks have in common?<p>They’re all Mark Verstegen’s clients.<p>As founder and president of the …

How to Smoke Your Hamstrings with Zero Equipment

When deadlifts and leg curls aren’t an option, try this<p>You work your hamstrings with deadlifts and leg curls. But how do you work those muscles when you don’t have access to equipment?<p>Try glute-ham walks. You’ll hit the big powerful muscles that run along your backside of your body by creating …

Here's An Insanely Effective Leg Workout For Summertime Short Shorts

BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout that targets the lower-body.<p><b>REALNESS ANNOUNCEMENT:</b> You can and should feel great about your body and wear anything you want even if you never exercise and …

The Greatest Fat Loss Tool Ever Made

The best news: You already own one!<p>There is a fat-loss machine you have access to every day. But chances are, you’re not utilizing it.<p>The tool: It’s the floor.<p>Simply getting up and down off the ground stimulates fat loss, revs your metabolism, and makes it more likely you’ll survive a zombie …

The Super Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster

You can’t bulk up if you’re not giving your body the right nutrition. Add these protein shakes to your diet and you’ll see results<p>Putting on muscle is simple in theory: lift weights and take in more calories than you burn.<p>But in reality, it’s an arduous process. You have to diligently follow a …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Why Your Butt Is Stopping You from Getting Stronger and Leaner

Your backside may be holding you back. Fitness expert Dan John explains how to train your glutes for maximum results<p>On a recent vacation, I sat by the pool with a good friend. She confided that she was having a tough time getting in shape and losing weight even though she works out. I gave her a …

The Body-Weight Abs Blaster

Send a shockwave through your six-pack<p>Four exercises. Two rounds. No weights necessary. “This bodyweight challenge might not look tough, but each move delivers a hit to your abs,” explains Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i> “And the cumulative impact of performing rep after rep …

The Mongolian Warrior Workout

Use this cutting-edge routine to build an unstoppable body<p>Mongol Warriors were perhaps the most feared and vicious warriors in the history of the world. Back in the 13th Century, they were literally unstoppable (as documented in trailer above for <i>Marco Polo</i>, the newest original series now streaming …