Mark Dekker

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Hacking our senses to boost learning power

Some schools are pumping music, noises and fragrances into the classroom to see if it improves exam results – could it work?<p>What did your school smell like? Was it noisy or peaceful?<p>It might not seem important, but a growing body of research suggests that smells and sounds can have an impact on …

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7 Time-Management Tricks From Chris Hardwick, Man Of 1,000 TV Shows

When he’s not hosting any number of TV shows, Chris Hardwick also runs The Nerdist empire and its flagship podcast. With a new Comedy Central show @midnight already a hit, Hardwick shares his tips for getting it all done.<p><i>Note: This article is also included in our year-end creative wisdom …

Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Abs Exercise

The World’s Most Fun Ab Exercise?<p>You’ll love doing this new movement for your core<p>The kettlebell figure 8 looks more like a kid’s game than it does a cutting-edge core exercise. But make no mistake: It’s a terrific way to train the muscles that stabilize your spine, says David Jack, director of …

The Pushup that Blasts Your Core | Men's Health

The result: All the shoulder- and arm-building benefits of a pushup plus a killer core workout. Watch the video to see how to do the reverse pushup with perfect form.<p>[[video:34631]]

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The Exercise That Makes Body-Fat Disappear | Men's Health

And for an incredible routine that uses the lawnmower pull and 9 other cool new exercises, check out the <b>Men’s Health Ultimate Boot Camp Workout</b>. By moving you through four cycles of 10 exercises at a blistering pace, it’ll help you burn far more calories per minute than a typical weight-training or …

Diet Strategies

<b>Up Your Protein Intake</b><p>A British study found that participants who increased the percentage of protein-based calories in their diets burned 71 more calories a day (that's 7.4 pounds a year) than those on low-protein diets. "Protein burns hotter than other food sources," says Dr. Hyman. Jumpstart …

Get that: the abdominal V

Scoring even the slightest visible abs through an intense workout routine and finely tuned diet is no easy feat for anyone who isn't genetically …

Blast Fat with These Three Exercises

And if you want more fat-loss moves like these, enroll in <b>The Ultimate Boot Camp Workout</b>. Designed by Gaddour, the routine contains a series of 10 intense exercises that will help you torch belly fat, pack on muscle, and sweat your way to a six-pack.<p>DIRECTIONS<p>Starting with the dumbbell hot potato …

The Unbelievable 4-Minute Cardio Workout | Men's Health

Our proof: The fast and furious routines that follow, courtesy of fitness expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, owner of StreamFIT.com—a web site that offers follow-along, bootcamp-style workouts (that you can stream to your TV, tablet, smartphone, or computer). These 4-minute workouts are all based on the …

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

Your CrossFit equipment? Yeah, it's *crawling* with germs.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be …

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

1. Do intervals and high-intensity training (HIIT)<p>You’ve heard about their benefits—and for good reason. If you’re looking for a surefire way to burn …

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

A great physique can be yours without spending hours in the gym. Want proof? The 7-4-7 method harnesses all the power you can muster by structuring …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …