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How Alcohol Affects Muscle-Building

Too much booze suppresses muscle synthesis.<p>I don't imagine there are many people out there who imagine that drinking a case of beer will make you a better athlete. Still, there are lots of people who argue that it doesn't really matter either way -- that training is training and social life is …

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The List: Friday, March 21

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend...<p><b>1.</b> <b>SPRING!</b> OH THANK GOD IT'S FINALLY HERE LET'S THROW OUR TIGHTS AND GLOVES AND BALACLAVAS INTO A HUGE PILE AND SET THEM ON FIRE.<p><b>2. Bandits,</b> and how much they suck.<p><b>3. Dumb chances,</b> such as the one taken by the guy dashing across the train …

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Prevent Running Injuries

<i>Thwart It:</i> Try a hamstring-strengthening exercise like the Swiss ball hip raise and leg curl. Lie on your back with your heels on a Swiss ball. Lift your hips so your body is straight from ankles to shoulders. Pull the ball toward your butt as you bend your knees. Reverse the move, but don’t let …

The Ultimate Cancer-Fighting Party Dip

You'd never guess this delicious snack is chock full of fiber and calcium<p>By Hannah McWilliams, Photography By Thinkstock<p>Cover your butt. Fiber and calcium may help reduce cancer risk. In a Polish study, men who took in the most dietary calcium and fiber had a 77 percent lower risk of colorectal …

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

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The Best People to Follow on Twitter

This study didn’t distinguish between your close friends and that random guy you met at a party once. Facebook “friends” who are actually acquaintances were also incorporated, which suggests that you can be influenced by people you hardly know.<p>The results don’t mean you should unfriend every person …

How to Get Your Butt Out Of Bed For a Workout

My original IC started when I first moved to California. Dan Martin, an East Bay firefighter, asked if we could train some time. While the movers loaded boxes into my house, I drove to Coyote Point Park in San Mateo County to meet up with Dan and a couple other people.<p>Between piles of geese poop, …

Eating Out With Your Friends

(Don’t sacrifice taste when eating healthily! Check out <i>The Runner’s World Cookbook</i> for delicious recipes that power your run.)<p>It’s as simple as not wanting to stray too far from the social norms of the group. “Generally, we’re happier doing what our friends are doing,” says study author Brenna …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The good news: your sex life will get back to normal. The bad news? It’s gonna take a long-ass time and a lot of patience.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>Here's what the famed producer has been eating on tour.<p>Put an end to gas and diarrhea once and for all.<p>4 simple tips for people avoiding …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

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 punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

How Exercise Helps (and Hurts) Sleep

A single workout won't fix your sleep problems, but a consistent habit might.<p>Exercise helps you sleep better, right? That's the conventional wisdom, and has certainly been my experience. But for others, the opposite seems to be true. An interesting new study in the <i>Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine</i> …

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Americans Want Less Social Media, More Face-To-Face Interaction: Survey

By: Cherlynn Low<p>Published: 06/27/2013 09:23 AM EDT on LAPTOP<p>We've seen technology make online social interactions more and more life-like; more human than human, some might say. But nothing beats the real thing. A new survey finds that most Americans plan to reduce their use of technology and …

10 Weird Sex Facts

10 Totally Weird Sex Facts<p>All the weird, crazy, and wonderful things that happen to your mind and body when you're getting busy<p>Shutterstock.com<p>From the second you get turned on to that awesome after-sex glow, your body is doing some amazing things to make sure you experience major pleasure. But …

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> …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Here's the psychology behind the disturbing act.<p>Their deaths are protected under the Death With Dignity law.<p>Gastineau, who suffers from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, gave an emotional plea<p>"In the worst cases, the penis may resemble an eggplant."<p>A month after the deadly Parkland school shooting, …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor guy to his limits<p>Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

For $199, you can get a lightweight smartwatch with a four-plus day battery life? Sign us up.<p>AJ Styles practices blood flow restriction, intermittent fasting, and a lot of yoga.<p>Get ready for Jeremy Scott's Schwarzenegger-inspired workout.<p>It looks cool. It'll make you feel like Superman. And boy, …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret 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 …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Don't pretend this doesn't apply to you. We can smell you from miles away.<p>These 4 simple exercises will help save you from chronic pain<p>The billionaire debuted surprisingly muscular arms at a conference last year.<p>Avoid creaky old man knees with these tips.<p>Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<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 …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Sticking to your diet is easier when it requires no work.<p>Or, at least the appearance of.<p>"Fear is just another emotion you can control and use as a positive, motivating influence in your life."<p>The Chicago Cubs baseman talks about the tragedy that hit close to home.<p>Still getting zits in your 30s and …

How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

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5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

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Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

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