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Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

Body Fat

Protein for Runners 101

Not sure how much protein you need or how to get it? Here's a runner's guide to this powerful, essential nutrient.<p>It’s time for another session of Fuel School, and this time we’re heading back to the classroom for Intro to Protein 101.<p>So let’s start with the basics: Protein is an essential nutrient …

Nine foods to help you beat belly fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a lot of people, fighting belly fat is part of their New Year's resolution. But for me it's a lifelong mission.<p>Growing up as a fat kid in the 1980's, I figured there was nothing I could do about my growing girth.<p>My dad was obese, and I was well over 200 pounds by the time I was 14.<p>I'd …

17 Foods You'll Find in Any Fit Guy's Fridge

5 Pieces of Clothing That Could Change Your Life

You’ll wonder how you ever lived without them<p>Every so often, you come across an item that transcends “favorite” status and goes on to becomes a life changer. It could be the custom suit you wore when landing that job, the automatic watch your dad gave you, or just a pair of sweats so comfortable …

Grooming Tips: Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Face the facts, fellas: Whenever a lady friend pops by your pad, you know she’s most likely snooping through your medicine cabinet to make sure …

Skin Care

The 25 Best Road Trip Songs Ever

These jams are guaranteed to get your motor running<p>Road trip! Whether you're rolling with your buddies or loading up the Family Truckster, Griswold-style, you're going to need some tunes to get you where you’re going. Luckily, musicians spend a lot of time on the road, which means there are tons of …

Watch Out! Social Media Can Sink Your Love Life

Balance your relationship, off and online, so a few tweets don’t torpedo your happiness<p>It may have taken years to build, but a relationship can crumble in only 140 characters. A new study from the University of Missouri found that frequent tweeting increases your odds for real-life couple …

Nike Sb Janoski Max

The new Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max are now available for purchase. The hybrid sneaker is available in a few colorways but our favorite is the Black / …

7 Reasons Vegetarians Live Longer

The latest study shows that meat abstainers have lower blood pressure<p>There’s nothing wrong with eating meat if you’re doing so in moderation (I for one, will never give up the occasional cheeseburger), but research does show that vegetarians tend to be healthier overall, and even live longer.<p>Now …

10 Whiskeys Every Man Should Know

Everyone is drinking whiskey these days, but not everyone seems to know what it is. Most of us know that Scotch is, indeed, a whisky (note the …

Are You Pooping All Wrong? Enter the Squatty Potty!

One company claims that by changing the way you sit on the toilet, you could remove 20 extra pounds of poop inside you. So we tested their product to see if that’s true—or if it's a load of crap<p>I have managed to avoid yoga for most of my adult life. But I’ve taken a sudden interest in it …

Is Your Tobacco Addiction All in Your Head?

Your mind can get hooked on cigs just like your body can. Beat the brain-sapping effects with these tips<p>If a non-smoker tells you to put your butt out one more time, you’re going to extinguish your cig where the sun don’t shine.<p>Sound familiar?<p>No matter how well you understand the payoffs of kicking …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

What to wear to a job interview

Some people love their jobs, while other people (those who are stuck at a boring desk job, perhaps)… just don’t.<p>So if this is the year you kiss your …

Employment

6 Foods to Never Put in Your Body

Garmin Tactix

The new Garmin Tactix is the ultimate tactical watch. Inspired by special-ops forces, the field-ready rruggedized watch is built to survive the …

Garmin

Wallet With Iphone 5 Case | By Danny P

This beautifully handcrafted leather wallet by Danny P. lets you carry your two most important accessories together. The stylish wallet features …

Cardiff Skates

Rollerblades and strap-on roller skates have been around for ages, now a California based company named "The Cardiff Skate Company” have combined the …

The Surprisingly Tough 4-minute Workout to Burn Fat at Home or the Gym

<b>Is there a superfast workout I can get in before leaving the house in the morning? Something I can do in 10 minutes or less, before I head out to</b> …

Exercise

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

15 Great Post-Run Beers

1 of 16<p>Cheers!<p>There's no replacing the nutritional boost of a protein smoothie with electrolytes after a run. But there's also no substitute for the joy of a cold beer after a hard workout—particularly on St. Patrick's Day weekend. In honor of the holiday, here are 15 delicious craft beers that can …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

2 Key Tips For Growing a Beard

So you’ve decided to quit your life as a baby-faced All-American type (or New York Yankee) and grow a beard. Congrats. (No, really: Beards make guys …

Men's Fashion

19 Things Every Man Should Own

We’re grown-ups now. It’s time to put down childish things. Your PlayStation is no longer your most prized possession. Air Jordans have moved from …

Clothing