Mike Song

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Why Do Break Ups Hurt So Much?

When we feel absolutely devastated by a relationship coming to an end, we should ask ourselves a serious question: "What are we really losing?" Admittedly, one of the most painful things in life is loss, and losing contact with someone we love can be heartbreaking. However, many people decide to …

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 …

The Best 5 Pounds a Woman Can Lose

Have ever noticed how women are fixated on numbers? How often are you drawn to ads which claim to help you look 10 years younger, lose 10 pounds. in a week, drop three dress sizes in a month, and the list goes on. But weight is the one thing that drives most women to extreme measures. For instance, …

Pay It Forward Fitness

A Fitness Center in Portland called Beast Nation is being billed as the world's first free gym. Anyone can work out for no charge whatsoever, as long as they agree to commit three random acts of kindness after they leave.<p>Patrons are enthusiastic about the program and report activities like paying …

Drop Two Sizes with this New Workout Plan

Exercise 1 Squat Thrust<p>Stand with your feet together and your arms at your sides. Squat down to the floor and place your hands in front of your feet <b>(a)</b>. Jump your legs back into a pushup position <b>(b)</b>, then quickly reverse the movement and stand to return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Prisoner …

The Health Benefits Of Eggs Revealed

Eggs keep your peepers peeping <br>Egg yolks are also high in lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that have been shown to ward off macular degeneration--so you'll still be able to eyeball hotties from afar when you're 80.<p>An omelet a day can shrink your waist<br>Louisiana State University system …

New Workout: Tempo Intervals for Cyclists

Spinning your wheels with no goal in sight? Turns out we can get way more out of our ride than just the pretty view (or the amazing people-watching …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

8 Weeks to More Muscle – Phase II

The concept of “shocking” your muscles into growth is one of the oldest maxims in fitness—but that’s because it’s sound advice. If you’ve hit a …

Workouts

8 Weeks to More Muscle

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 …

Do Leg Extensions Have a Place in Your Workout?

The leg extension machine is one of the most recognizable in any gym. Even trainees who rank as beginners know what the exercise is and how to perform it. The popularity of this machine dates back many decades.<p>Many gym veterans can recall how doctors and other healthcare providers maligned squats …

9 Must-Try Moves to Get Started With Tabata

Walk into any boot camp-style class, and you're likely to be hit with rounds of high-intensity interval training. And while there can be lots of …

Workouts

Restaurant Survival Guide: 10 Tips for Healthful Dining

Being a nutritionist in New York City, with so many good restaurants on almost every block, so many clients that I counsel eat out more often than they eat at home. Whether at dinner parties or business meetings, or just catching up with friends, eating out has become one of our favorite …

Re-entry Training: How to Get Back to the Gym Without Hurting Yourself

Let's face it. Even the fittest among us has been there... stuck in that uncomfortable neverland of missed workouts, where resuming a weight training routine grows increasingly daunting with every missed day. For some, even a visit to the dentist holds more appeal than starting back at square one. …

Superfood: Quinoa

It’s a tiny seed that fits on top of a pin and looks more like birdseed than a healthy dinner, but this ancient Incan staple is no Plain Jane: it’s a</b> …

What’s Actually The Best Way to Burn Fat?

Whether it’s a beer belly, spare tire, or love handles, there’s no doubt that some of us carry a few extra pounds that would look <i>way</i> better on a …

Fitness

The Ultimate Guide to Strength Circuits™ Workout Method

In the last several years, our BuiltLean team has created and refined a workout method, which we call <b>strength circuits™</b> to burn fat without losing …

Starting strong: The basics of the squat, deadlift, and bench press

Remember the very first time you hit the gym to try to bulk up and get in better shape?<p>No doubt, within the first five minutes, you made a beeline …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Mike Duffy

The full-body Tabata bodyweight workout for fast fat burn

simonkr / Getty<p>simonkr / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>There's nothing more natural than using your own bodyweight in combination with …

Exercise

9 foods for effective clean bulking

Salmon<p>While bulking you want to shoot for eating 30% of your calories from protein. This will ensure that you're providing your body enough amino …

Why it's hard to gain weight: 4 rules to building muscle

Are you the guy who’s always being overpowered on the field? Are you the pick-up game's last pick? Have you been grinding out hard work in the gym …

How much should I rest between sets?

Most guys spend far too much time chatting between exercises, leading to a much longer workout than necessary. To stay on-task at the gym and get an …

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 …

Ab Wheel Workout Variation Guide

The ab wheel is one of those pieces of equipment that’s an old school classic. You’ve got the ability to hold positions similar to a plank, but also …

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8 abs exercises you should never forget

When it comes to training the abs, we have to remember that they’re indirectly involved in basically every compound or standing movement we do, to …

Workouts

Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to<br>help you train smarter<p>Photos: Mitch Mandel; Beth Bischoff<p>Seated Leg Extension Machine<p><b>What it's supposed to do:</b> Train the quadriceps.<p><b>What it actually</b> …

30-Minute Arm Workout

Both, biceps and triceps are very resilient muscle groups. They recover very quickly and can handle a lot of volume and high intensity training …

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