Kostas Loukas

16 Added | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 13 Following | @kostaslouka2014 | Keep up with Kostas Loukas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kostas Loukas”

Your Gameplan for Clearer, Smoother Skin | Men's Health

“When there are too many options, guys just skip it,” says Michael Gilman, founder of upscale D.C. grooming salon Grooming Lounge.<p>Gilman’s advice: Start simple.<p>With the help of Angela Lamb, a dermatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Gilman took the guesswork out of the equation. …

The best teas for sleep, anxiety, bloating, cramps and more

Got a bloated belly? There’s a tea for that. And also one for the jitters, insomnia, even crippling period cramps. It turns out that herbal brews can help remedy more than a few common health complaints. Read on to find the right sip to ease your discomfort.<p><b>For bloat</b><p>Fennel tea is a hero to the …

Alternative Medicine

How to make perfect homemade pizza dough

Making your own pizza dough is relatively easy but takes a little time to perfect. (You might not toss and twirl your dough around like chefs on TV during your first pizza-making attempt.) <b><br>Ingredients</b><br>Basic pizza dough recipes call for yeast, warm water, flour, salt and olive oil. Some recipes call …

Baking

How Much Muscle Can You Really Gain? | Men's Health

The highlight, though, was a guest posing routine by Tom Platz, a pro bodybuilder with thighs that were easily the size of my waist at the time. His legs reminded me of those pictures we used to draw in grade school of cars with jet engines. It had never occurred to me that a human could pack on …

The Six Best Supersets for a Sick Pump and Serious Muscle Gains

<b></b>The Six Best Supersets for a Sick Pump and Serious Muscle GainsYou want more muscle and you want more size. We get it. But if you’re already working …

Workouts

The Truth About Periodization

<b></b>The Truth About PeriodizationOnce you get beyond the beginner stage of weight training—when you can do just about anything and see progress—you need …

Los Angeles

What’s on in London in summer 2017

Something magical happens when the sun flickers into the British capital’s sky. Londoners starved of vitamin D emerge across the city, with parks, pavements and pubs filling up with convivial drinkers, and smiles spread across once-tight lips. Summer is prime tourist season, but the atmosphere and …

England

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

England

Traveler Tips and Articles - Traveler Tips and ArticlesTraveler Tips and Articles

<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

Travel

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Hit the Top

Gay Guys To The Rescue!

And while one study doesn't mean we have all the answers, it does mean we could have something to teach you. After all, we date guys like you—we are guys like you. Here's what gay couples are getting right. Prepare to revise your blueprint.<p><b>Gay Guys Make Sex an Adventure</b><br>It wouldn't shock many people …

Greek island holiday guide: Crete

Crete is exceptional in many ways. It is the largest Greek island, has the most diverse mix of landscapes, and stands far to the south of most of the rest of the country. Bits of it are reminiscent of other parts of Greece, but on the whole it stands alone and has its own unmistakeable culture and …

The time-under-tension workout program for maximum total-body muscle gains

One muscle-building strategy is a concept known as time under tension. The idea is that the longer you can keep tension in your muscles during a set, …

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 …

Design a Good Workout Program

<b>Strive for Consistency</b> <br>Program hopping—jumping from one program to the next without any uniformity or consistency—is one of the main reasons why many trainees fail to make marked progress in the gym. I also like to call this "goal hopping."<p>One week you read an article about a plan that will get you …

Cook Like a Pro: The Secret Playbook

<b>1) PAN-ROAST A STEAK</b><i><br>Alton Brown, host of</i> Food Network Star <i>and</i> Cutthroat Kitchen<p>A favorite among chefs, this technique creates a gorgeous sear. For …