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Japan Money-Saving Tips: 12 Sights Best Visited with the JR Pass

The multifaceted and colourful history of Japan makes it such an appealing destination to visit. A perennial favourite amongst travellers from all …

Japan

How to Decode a Sake List

4 minute Read<p>The first sake I ever had was in a Japanese restaurant in Maine. It was served warm and was unlike anything I’d had before – not really …

Cycling the Kibiji Trail through the Japanese Countryside

<i>While we enjoy active travel of any sorts, we absolutely adore off-the-beaten path adventures in faraway lands. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and</i> …

Asia Travel

The best Tokyo ramen shops of 2016

Tokyo's ramen scene is in a constant state of upheaval, so just keeping up with all the new openings can be a hugely time-consuming task. In 2016, …

Top 5 Cafes to Try in Tokyo

It’s virtually impossible to create an exhaustive list of all the cafes to explore in Tokyo but we’ve compiled a brief guide for first-timers to the …

Japan

25 Japanese foods we love -- from miso to tempura | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Japan is often called a "Galapagos" when it comes to technology, as the country's cultural isolation tends to produce innovations found nowhere else in the world. The same can be said about its food.<p>Japan is a culinary wonderland thanks to its unique heritage, a national obsession with …

Japan

InstaFit: The 21-Minute Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Core Killer | Men's Health

Holding the bell upside down as you perform exercises like overhead presses, pushups, and squats challenges the muscles in your core that help stabilize your spine. It’ll also work your grip and hips more than ever before, too.<p>Try it with the bottoms-up kettlebell core killer below.<p>1. Bottoms-up …

Train Like Captain America

Follow Chris Evans' diet and workout regimen to get your body into fighting shape.<p>Chris Evans is back behind the star-spangled shield in <i>Captain</i> …

The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

Breakfast

Utada Hikaru upended the Japanese music scene like no one before — or since

When Utada Hikaru burst on the scene in the late 1990s, Japanese pop music was a different world.<p>At the time, there were bands and there were singer/songwriter types. But when it came to mega pop stars? They were slickly produced by overly controlling managers. They were cute, referred to as idols. …

Japan

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

The Dumbbell Workout for Your Chest, Arms, and Back

We're just weeks away from spring, and you know what <i>that</i> means. Breaking out the tank tops, short sleeves, and ultimately, showing more skin. There's …

Health

Daily Session: The No-Barbell Chest and Triceps Workout

The bench press is taken and so are all the cable machines, but the dumbbells are all free. Today is chest and triceps day - but isn’t the barbell …

Top 10

Build a Bigger, Stronger Back with the Bent-Over Row Ladder | Men's Health

Here’s how to do it: Grab a pair of dumbbells, bend at your hips, and lower your torso until it’s nearly parallel to the floor. Let the dumbbells hang at arm’s length.<p>Without moving your torso, row the weights upward by raising your upper arms, bending your elbows, and squeezing your shoulder …

The Triple Crush Arm Workout | Men's Health

Or you could just do the Triple Crush—which combines all three movements into one exercise to give you the fastest arm pump in the world.<p>Watch <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform the combo in the video above. Then grab a single kettlebell or a pair of dumbbells and give it a go.

7 Best Dumbbell Exercises to Explode Your Arm Muscles

Whether you want to bulk up or simply tone the arms, the right movements can make the difference. Some movements give muscles more definition and …

Workouts

The Genius New Exercise That Builds Your Back and Biceps | Men's Health

It’s not complicated (it’s actually shockingly simple). But it’s genius in that it increases the amount of time your back muscles are under tension, and provides a new curling angle for your biceps.<p>Watch Gaddour demonstrate the exercise in the video above. Then add it to your own routine.

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

Workouts

The Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men | Men's Health

And if you do the exercise alongside the squat and deadlift, you have everything you need for a basic total-body training system.<p>No other exercise comes close to offering that many advantages.<p>If you already have the overhead press in your workout, great. But I bet you don’t have it programmed like …

How To Look Better In Your T-shirt

<b></b>How To Look Better In Your T-shirtWhile attacking the large muscle groups in your upper body—your back, chest, shoulders—is obviously important, the …

Workouts

The Challenge That Secretly Carves Your Abs

In this week’s challenge, you’ll perform a pushup and a ladder drill without resting in between exercises. “During the pushup you have to use your abs to help hold your body in a straight line,” he says. “But in the ladder drill, you do just the opposite, and use your abs to help turn your hips to …

Plyometrics

<b>Squat Jumps</b><br>Starting Position: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your hands clasped behind your head.<br>1. Keeping your weight on your heels, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Pause in the squat.<br>2. Without counter-movement and without the use of your arms, jump as high …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …

On Sleeping Dogs, Wei Shen, and sexually attractive male heroes

I've been live streaming games a lot lately. It's been a great way to feel connected to other folks in this hobby of ours during a rocky time. It's fun and, in some ways, important.<p>One recent stream allowed me to confront a topic I've been wrestling with for almost as long as I've been playing …

The evolution of Batman music epically recreated with a piano and cello

The Piano Guys made this epic video that traces the 50 year history of music in Batman using a piano and a cello. Oh and of course three different …

Women's Health

9 Reasons Why Fit Women Have Much Better Sex<p>The time you spend working out can have unexpected payoffs when you're tangling the sheets. And understanding the link can help you achieve more explosive results—in the bedroom and the weight room.<p>Over the past few years, researchers have made some …

The 25 Best Road Trip Songs Ever | Men's Health

<b>1. Beastie Boys, “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”</b><p>So maybe you aren’t actually headed to Brooklyn. No problem. After all, only one of the Beasties—the late Adam “MCA” Yauch—was actually from the Borough of Kings. Just substitute whatever your actual destination is (“No Sleep Till Madison, Wisconsin!”) and …

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …