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Tip: Do These Two Exercises Before You Lift

Do these fast and explosive dumbbell movements and get psyched up for the rest of your workout.<p>Olympic lifts are fantastic for developing full-body …

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A New Way to Trigger Fast Muscle Growth

5-3 Countdown: Extreme Tension, Extreme Hypertrophy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>5-3 Countdown involves doing multiple weekly training sessions …

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Growth Factor Chest Training

The Most Effective Pec Workout You'll Ever Use<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>To make a muscle grow, put it under constant tension for 50-70 seconds. …

The V-Taper Workout

Build Your Shoulders and Burn Body Fat in One Workout<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The two best ways to look dramatically bigger? Lose fat and build …

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

Tip: Use Cluster Sets for Size & Strength

Cluster sets have always been great for strength gains. Here's a new twist on them that'll maximize hypertrophy too.<p>Cluster sets are one of the most …

The Body-Weight Workout That Burns an Insane Amount of Fat

Transform your physique and send your fitness levels soaring with this fast and furious routine<p>During your next workout, draw maximum benefit from minimum time investment with this fast-paced bodyweight cardio routine.<p>It's simple, but effective: You'll perform an exercise for 20 seconds, rest 10 …

The 5 Guys She Might Leave You For

Keep a close eye on the other men in her life<p>Jealousy is never attractive in a relationship, but sometimes you can’t help it. Sure, she says that brunch with her coworker is purely platonic, but that’s what they all say—right before they elope in Cancun and leave you in the dust.<p>“Guys who are …

Novak Djokovic's Gluten-free Diet Recipes: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.<p>Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you.<p>Gallant, a researcher at the University …

8 Things That Wreck Your Erection

From what you eat to who you sleep with, all of these could leave you limp<p>Boners are all about blood flow. So your heart—the organ that pumps your blood—has to be in tip-top shape for you to have A-plus erections.<p>Anything that puts strain on your ticker, like being overweight or smoking, also tends …

Big Lifts For Max T

When it comes to getting strong and muscular, one of the main training philosophies is to lift big. Many might perceive this as a command to do …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

15 Things She’s Thinking When You’re Naked

Use these insights to peek inside her brain when you’re in the buff<p>Okay, let’s get something out of the way first: she’s probably not comparing you to Brad Pitt.<p>“Women don’t pick apart your naked self as much as you might imagine,” says psychologist Jill Weber, Ph.D, author of <i>Having Sex, Wanting</i> …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

The Most Dangerous Drug and Food Combinations

The grub on your plate could render your meds ineffective—or worse<p>Bacon and chocolate. Chili and peanut butter. Some unlikely combinations end up working well together. But when it comes to diet and drugs, the wrong pairing can unwittingly turn into a recipe for disaster.<p>You don’t need a …

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet<p>Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

Are Compression Garments a Gimmick?

Find out if wearing tights enhances your gains at the gym or not<p>They aren't superhero skivvies, but they're great for slip-on strength. A study published in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> found that powerlifters who trained for 10 weeks while wearing compression garments added …

Science Bulletins: Brains Process Sounds into Sight

A Primer on Nootropics: Supplements to Boost Your Brain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mans Denton.</i><p>For all the discussion about health and fitness, the primary driver of the human organism is …

Pump Up Your Upper Body

Build strength and muscle fast with this 5-minute dumbbell drop set<p>You don't have to wish for more hours in the day to work out. Instead, start building more muscle in the time you have. "Drop sets tap into your fast-twitch <i>and</i> slow-twitch muscle fibers, boosting strength and muscle fast," says BJ …

A Call To Arms

By Josh Bryant, MS, CSCS<p>Far too many folks drink the Kool-Aid of “the pump” is all that matters when training arms, pumping out set after set, using …

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Gaming linked with brain thickening

Playing video games has been linked with increases in the thickness of some parts of the brain.<p>A study published in <i>PLOS One</i> reports that "a robust …

Aggression from video games 'linked to incompetence'

Researchers made a modified, non-violent version of Half-Life 2 as part of the study<p><b>Feelings of aggression after playing video games are more likely to be linked to gameplay mechanics rather than violent content, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers carried out a range of tests, including making a …

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Q: How can I build the upper body of a UFC fighter?

This three-move, sweat-inducing workout will help you get chiseled in no time<p>So you want a chiselded physique like Jon Jones or Chris Weidman? Try this workout by Nick Tumminello, C.P.T., of Performance University. Set a timer for 3 minutes. Do 2 chinups, 4 shoulder presses per arm, and 6 gorilla …

The Science of Memory (and 4 Uncommon Ways to Enhance It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I have a pretty bad memory, it seems. I know people say that all the time, but here’s why I think it actually applies to me:<p>In pretty much all of my childhood memories, I’m around 10 years old, as if nothing ever happened before that.<br>• My poor …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I tend to get …