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Ask the Diet Doctor: Vitamin D and Weight Loss

Is this the magic nutrient to help you shed pounds?<p><b>Q:</b> Does vitamin D help you lose weight?<p><b>A:</b> Currently the darling vitamin in the eyes of the media …

Weight Loss

Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 8/25/14

Written on August 25, 2014 at 4:24 am, by Eric Cressey<p>It's time for this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading. Check these …

The Worlds Best Dumbbell Products for Commercial Use

Grain-Free (and dairy-free) Fluffy Coconut Flour Pancakes, revisited

One of the most popular, most commented on, and most polarizing posts I’ve ever published is not one that argues for agrarianism or home birth or all …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

Workouts

The Fast-Paced Lunge That Hammers Your Lower Half

This isn't your standard body-weight lunge<p>One of the most basic—and one of the most effective—body-weight moves is the lunge. The classic exercise targets your glutes, quads, and hamstrings. But if you want to increase the benefits even further, try combining two lunge variations into one …

Highest Paid Managers in the World

#10 Manuel Pellegrini<p>Manuel Pellegrini is at number ten, a fantastic manager who's had success everywhere he's been. One of the most experienced …

5 Fat-Burning Finishers You Must Try at the End of Today’s Workout

This new move called the plate push will crush calories and build total-body strength. Give it a try in one of these fast-paced metabolic circuits<p>Pushing a weight sled is a fantastic workout. It builds total-body strength, burns fat, skyrockets your heart rate, and boosts lower-body power. But for …

Weight Loss

You'll Never Believe the Weird Exercise That Sculpts Your Core

You probably haven't done this move since you were young, but it works<p>Crawling probably isn't part of your regular core routine, but it should be. "The bear crawl strengthens your midsection and improves your ability to stabilize your spine," says Sean De Wispelaere, a trainer for <b>Men's Health …

Upgrade Your Abs Routine with One Move

Your core workout is about to get a heck of a lot better<p>On a daily basis, your core's main job is to stabilize your spine. The many muscles between your hips and your shoulders hold you steady while you stand, sit, mow the lawn, carry groceries, do pushups, or even walk. At the same time, they …

The 10-Minute Transformation

Blast Fat With This Diabolical Duo

Multitask your muscles with this two-for-one training technique<p>Whether it be at a car dealership, a Happy Hour special, or on Craigslist, it feels great to find a bargain. So why not go with a workout that provides the best bang for your buck, too? Ditch the old "one exercise at a time" routine for …

Exercise

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

Workouts

The Best Way To Work Your Biceps, According To Science

<i>By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty.com</i><p>If you wish that you had stronger, more sculpted biceps -- and really, who doesn't? -- but you're not seeing results from your regular strength training routine, science just came to the rescue: The American Council on Exercise (ACE) commissioned a study to …

The Funniest Fitness Fail You'll See All Week

Thankfully our biggest exercising mistakes weren't caught on camera. This guy wasn't so fortunate<p>Getting stuck in an exercise position is embarrassing enough. Having to call your mom to help you out of it? Absolutely mortifying. We just hope this guys uses a squat cage or spotters instead of his …

5 Texts You Should Never Send Her

Unless, of course, you like to sleep on the couch

The Ultimate Calorie-Burning Workout

Torch fat long after your workout is finished with isodynamic intervals<p>Isometric exercises don't normally conjure up images of fat loss or puddles of sweat. After all, the whole point of isometrics is to hold a position—like the bottom of a lunge—and <i>not move</i>.<p>But when you combine isometric moves …

The First Date Workout

Make a great first impression—without moving a muscle<p>If you want to look pumped, put your weight training on hold. Isometrics can help inflate the veins in your muscles, according to a new research in <i>The International Journal of Vascular Medicine</i>.<p>In the study, U.K. scientists had men do four sets …

The 10-Second Trick That Will Help You Lift More Weight

Having trouble nailing the single-leg deadlift? Try this trick today<p>The single-leg deadlift is one of the best exercises you can add to your workout, but it's advanced. "In a proper single-leg deadlift, your pelvis stays parallel to the floor as you bend at your hips and extend the other foot …

The Ultimate Metabolism-Boosting Exercise

This explosive move will kick your ass!<p>With age, you naturally start losing strength, muscle mass, and power. The sharpest declines happen in power—your ability to generate force quickly. Explosive exercises like the deadlift with high pull train your body’s power-generating capabilities and …

Hit the Beach with a Six-Pack

Fry fat and sculpt a summer body—fast—with this sizzling strength-cardio combo

The Fitness Rule You Must Follow

The rule is simple, but it’ll change the way you approach your next workout<p>Every morning, my friends, assistant coaches, and interns work out in my training lab. Okay, it's actually just my garage gym, but everyone there has to follow this one rule: Do not criticize, condemn, or correct a training …

The Crunch That Works Every Muscle

Try this fast, ferocious full-body exercise<p>If you’ve been hibernating like a grizzly all season, the bear crunch will wake up nearly every muscle in your body—and attack your abs!Here’s how to do it: Start on all fours, and raise your knees one inch off the ground. The next part is tricky—and what …

The Exercise That Could Save Your Sex Life

That's right: There's a workout for your penis<p>You probably think of Kegel exercises as a chick-only thing. She squeezes her pelvic floor muscles to prep her for childbirth or make sex more intense. But it turns out, they're not just for women.<p>A new review in the journal <i>Urology</i> found that …

Dharma. Today. In the gym of all places.

I began to explore the idea for a new blog when I returned to the gym after a week hiatus. I had so many thoughts swirling around and needed a new …

The Chest and Shoulder Blaster that Will Leave You Spent

Redesign your upper body with this brand-new, 3-move circuit<p>It takes more than a steady diet of presses and curls to reach your full potential for size and strength. "You need to challenge your upper-body muscles in fresh ways to stimulate new growth," says Sean De Wispelaere, a coach for <b>Men's</b> …

13 Insanely Simple Ways to Be More Likable

Everything from how you stand to what you say influences how people see you<p>It can take as little as 100 milliseconds for people to make up their minds about you, research has shown. That’s literally less than the blink of an eye. With that little time, everything from what you wear to what you do …

How to Ditch Fear and Get What You Need

.<p><i>"You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need." Mick Jagger</i><p>I gave him the full mama bear hug and kissed the side of his head before sending him off with the usual parting words of a mother, "Have fun and be good."<p>Only he wasn't my child.<p>How …

28 Ways to Blast Your Abs!

Build a rock-solid core with these awesome moves<p>We’re big fans of the mountain climber. It’s a great core exercise—it works your abs, glutes, and shoulders—and it can also be done interval-style, making it a terrific conditioning drill. Plus, there are at least 10 ways you can modify this movement …

The 4-Move Fat-Loss Workout That Will Destroy Your Gut

Find just 30 minutes for this metabolism-revving routine<p>Do this 30 minute workout, and your metabolism will shoot through the roof for hours afterward. Using just your bodyweight, you'll go fast for one minute intervals, blasting fat and calories at a blazing pace. In fact, this type of workout …