Michael Shipley

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The Best Weight-Lifting Advice For Men Over 40

Forget those lame workouts for “old” guys. Here’s how to train hard in your forties<p>A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on …

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

Men Fitness Over 40 - Weight Loss Training & Fitness Tips For 40 Plus Men

You might have heard the saying - Life begins after 40. It is the age when our body goes through many internal & external changes. We become …

11 Tips for Better Beach Walking

Whether you enjoy a contemplative stroll to watch the waves or you power through a walking workout in the sand, a beach walk can clear your mind and …

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program

This is one in a series of regular weight training programs. Each program is optimized for a specific outcome including general fitness, weight loss, …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016 (So Far)

LANGUAGE ADVISORY: This stream contains profanity.<p><b>Listen</b><p>Playlists are a dime a dozen these days. Cheap and charming, updated by algorithm or "curated by hand," the grab bag anchors this post-album, post-download, post-mixtape moment. Still, we don't think you'll find anything quite like this list …

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Everything You Need to Know About Cardio

The word 'cardio' is probably one of the first words you hear when you first start an exercise program.You know that cardio is an essential component …

Donatella Plays Unreleased Prince Tracks At The Versace Menswear Presentation - PAPER

Donatella Versace paid tribute to her dear friend Prince yesterday, during Versace's SS2017 Menswear presentation at Milan Fashion Week. The collection was heavily Prince-inspired, with ruffles aplenty, supertight tailored suits and a smattering of purple, paired with a soundtrack of unreleased …

How to Get a Slimmer Waist | Goop

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

49 New Songs You Need In Your Life This June

The best new pop, rock, country, and rap for June, in no particular order.<p>1. Teen star <b>Bea Miller</b>'s dark-pop dabbling "Yes Girl."<p>2. Alt-pop group <b>Glass Animals</b> globetrotting "Life Itself."<p>3. <b>Broods</b>' "Couldn't Believe," which is equal parts sinister and celebratory.<p>4. <b>Ariana Grande</b>'s hot and humid dance …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge

Ditch the weight plates to build some serious muscle and burn some serious fat<p>For a strength and fat-blasting workout like no other, grab an unloaded 45-pound barbell.<p>Then perform 50 reps of each exercise in the order shown for a total of 500 reps. Try to complete each movement in as few sets as …

How to Do Pyramid Weight Training Workouts

Pyramid weight training can help you progress with your workouts or get past a plateau, It can fine-tune your workout and add variety in your …

Nine Essential Oils and What They Do to Your Skin

A couple of years ago, I ditched almost half of the chemical products I used for my face when I discovered the wonder world of <b>essential oils.</b> That's …

7 Exercises Men Should Do Every Day

From yoga to planks, master these fitness techniques and reap the benefits.<p>Guys, make a plan to stay fit.<p>Maybe you're no stranger to the gym – but are you using your time there well? That's another story. "There are more people exercising than any other time in history, thanks to a boom in health …

Prince, the '80s, Androgyny, and Queering Pop Music

23 Underrated Netflix Shows You Should Totally Be Watching

Prepare to get addicted.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Game of Thrones: 10 Easter Eggs, References, and Callbacks You Might Have Missed in “The Door”

Did you catch them all?<p>Season 6, Episode 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> had plenty of plot twists and shocking moments to keep even the most casual viewer coming back for more (R.I.P., Hodor). But after a few re-watches, even more layers of the story come to light. Here’s a spoiler-free look at all the …

29 Pictures That Prove Pilates Isn't For Men

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THIS Simple Exercise Removes Back and Belly Fat in No Time!

What if I told you I had a secret to share that could create a total body transformation in just 4 minutes?<p>No, I’m not trying to sell you a …

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Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Pump Up Your Pecs

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 3• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 5• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b>• <b><br>Best For</b>: Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Chest<p>This workout is guaranteed to make your pecs pop. That’s because it hits your chest muscles from three different angles, using a classic training technique called drop sets.<p>“The muscle pump is INSANE,” says Gaddour. …

Essential Prince: His Best, Most Overlooked Albums

Prince‘s artistry spanned six decades, multiple genres and several hundred songs under his own name and pseudonyms. Even for a hardcore fan, his …

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …