Julian Luque

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The Workout to Wake Up With More Energy and Less Aches and Pains

Waking up achy, sore, and sluggish is the worst. Your low back is locked up, hip flexors are tight, can't touch your toes, and the thought of going …

Exercise

How to Make Hot Wings at Home

Here to help is your new wing-man, Lauren Hirschberg, director of culinary operations for Craft Restaurants and winner of the hot wings division at the 2010 Memphis BBQ World Championships. Master his secrets to turn out trophy-worthy wings and a sauce hot enough to spike your metabolism and spank …

Watching a Matchstick Rocket Explode Is Cooler in Slow-Mo

Be careful, enemy ant combatants.<p>As the Slow Mo Guys show in this video, the recipe for making your own little rockets consists of little more than a few ordinary household products. In this experiment the British duo wrapped a piece of aluminium foil around a match head and made the tiniest …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Olympic Triathlon

5 Exercises That Give You a Great Muscle Pump

“There’s something inherently fun and awesome about going to the gym and doing a bunch of pump-inducing bodybuilding exercises,” says Harski. That’s why you see so many guys doing pec flys, curls, and triceps kickbacks.”<p>But, he adds, “the knock against those exercise is that many of them don’t …

How To Improve Your Deadlift

And besides helping you improve at nearly all tasks you face in sports and everyday life, the exercise is a hardcore muscle builder. It builds up those backside muscles—your hamstrings, glutes, low and upper back, and shoulders—and absolutely cooks your core and arms.<p>Plus, what’s more badass than …

Why You're Still Paying Too Much For Plane Tickets

Don't waste another vacation waiting in long lines and paying through the nose for airfare and hotel rooms. We'll help you get there faster, for cheaper<p>Planning a trip can be stressful, especially if you hate things like standing in endless lines and throwing money away. But there are tricks that …

A Test For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

<i>By Nathan Collins</i><p>Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affects one million Americans, according to recent estimates. Yet there's no reliable lab test for the illness, and researchers are still struggling to understand why and how the disease develops. That situation may soon improve, as researchers have found …

The Most Dangerous Cars

The organization ranked the cars with the highest numbers of driver deaths over four years per one million registered vehicles. The four-door Kia Rio, the Nissan Versa sedan, and the four-door Hyundai Accent topped the list, with death rates of 149, 130, and 120 per million cars, respectively.<p>It’s …

7 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much

It's a little hard to believe there's such a thing as sleeping <i>too much</i>, since so many of us feel like it's a struggle even to get barely enough.<p>But it's true: You can overdo it on sleep.<p>While it's tough to pinpoint the "just right" amount, most adults need between seven and nine hours a night to …

Sleep

4 Secrets to Lifelong Fitness | Men's Health

That’s why I remind the average guy to keep it simple. You don’t need Space Age equipment when a barbell works just fine.<p>In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, I’ve learned over the years that you just need to follow four principles. They’re not earth-shattering or original, but …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

North Korea

How Do Pro Athletes Recover So Quickly?

<i>A:</i><p>Lindsey Vonn made history last month with her 64th World Cup win—the most ever for a female skier—after spending most of 2014 rehabbing a torn ACL. Even more remarkable: she had not one but <i>two</i> major knee surgeries in the past two years.<p>Many people who tear their ACLs are told it can take at least …

Exercise

6 cursos para mejorar tu nivel de inglés que puedes tomar ya mismo

Este listado de cursos de inglés son la excusa perfecta para que comiences el año aprendiendo algo nuevo y aproveches todo lo que Internet tiene para …

Sculpt Your Abs with 3 Exercises | Men's Health

What makes the hollow body so effective? "It's a combination of movements that targets the same set of muscles in your core," he explains. "But each movement is slightly different <i>and</i> more challenging to enhance the endurance of your abs, make them stronger, and most importantly, make them …

Fix Your Tight Hamstrings without Stretching

Loosen up fast with this cutting-edge technique<p>Sometimes it can be extra hard to get your muscles to loosen—particularly the hamstrings—no matter how much you work to foam roll or stretch them out. Why? Because the problem is actually in your torso, says James Cerbie, C.S.C.S., founder of Rebel …

Yoga

Why You Should Have Children Even Though They Will Probably Ruin Your Life and Make You Miserable

“It’s okay if you want to throw the baby out the window sometimes,” my wife says.<p>The new mom breaks down in tears and says, “Oh thank you, you’re the only person who’s said that!”<p>There’s a simple truth embedded in this conversation: Kids are great; kids are terrible; kids are the best thing in your …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

Bradley Cooper Weight Gain for American Sniper

(Need a refresher on just how badass the SEALs really are? Read this gripping account of the <b>Origins of the Navy SEALS</b>.)<p>“I had to get to the point where I believed I was him,” Cooper says. “At 185 pounds, it would’ve been a joke. His size was such a part of who he was.”<p>So the two-time Academy Award …

"The French Connection" car chase was as dangerous as it looked

Renegade filmmakers, no city permits, and at least one crash with an unsuspecting driver<p>1971's <i>The French Connection</i> features one of the most harrowing car chases in cinema history: Detective Jimmy Doyle (Gene Hackman) hurtling down crowded NYC streets in a brown Pontiac to catch a bad guy who's …

Filmmaking

The History of Diets and Diet Books

“They all seem to be making things up,” Gladwell wrote. “But if you read a large number of popular diet books in succession, what is striking is that they all seem to be making things up in precisely the same way. It is as if the diet-book genre had an unspoken set of narrative rules and …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About How Tires Work

<i>(Credit: All Illustrations by Bryan Blades and Hal Mayforth)</i><p>Don't ever think of a tire as a homogeneous glob of molded rubber, because nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a tire is more properly recognized as a high-performance composite of some 60 different materials. It is quite …

The Best Quad Stretch

The Best Stretch for Your Quads<p>This simple move will help loosen up your quad muscles so you can attack your lower-body workout<p>We love quad-quaking workouts—they rev your metabolism and burn a ton of calories. But frequently repeating exercises like squats and lunges can hammer your legs, causing a …

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Parenting

The Barbell Bench Press That Won’t Wreck Your Shoulders

Keep in mind that if you already experience a lot of pain while benching, you may have a more serious issue than a few form modifications can fix—in which case you should see a shoulder specialist.<p><b>1. Try to Break the Bar in Half</b><p>You won't snap the iron rod you're holding. But by trying to break the …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

<b>Feet</b><p>You probably don’t ever consider stretching your feet, but it’s a crucial step in the warmup process, says Stauffer. The muscles in the bottom of your foot connect to the ones in your calf and hamstring. So tightness by your toes can potentially contribute to things like poor ankle …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

The Warmup Exercises You Should Always Do

Sitting crunches the muscles in the front of your body, like your hip flexors and chest, and creates tightness. It weakens the muscles in the back of your body—your glutes, lats, traps, and delts in your upper back—and doesn’t allow them to contract. And it reduces your mobility in your hips and …

¿Qué tan seguro es comer alimentos mohosos?

<b>Un tercio de la comida que se produce en el mundo se desperdicia antes de ser consumida, según estimaciones de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).</b><p><i>Solo las familias británicas desperdician alrededor de siete millones de toneladas de comidas y bebidas</i> …