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The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

The Five Best Exercises You're Not Doing

As an athlete you train to be bigger, faster, and stronger for that competitive edge. Sure, your classic exercises like the bench press, squat, and …

Eat more food, lose more fat

Some things are sadly predictable. Extra winter poundage, for instance. Or holiday binges. Or the 3 o'clock slump, which sags before you like a hammock every afternoon.<p>Here's a happier prediction: Eat more often and you'll avoid all of those problems. Spreading six smaller meals across your day …

Batman And Superman Teaming Up Is A Stupid Idea, Probably

Once again, comedian Pete Holmes, host of the forthcoming "The Pete Holmes Show," reprises his role as the most annoying Batman ever. But this time, he takes on an even bigger d*ck, Superman.<p>Watch above to see why these two "super"-heroes partnering up isn't the best idea.<p>"The Pete Holmes Show" …

Wedding Experts Reveal Their Best Cost-Cutting Secrets

By Sharon Naylor for <i>Bridal Guide</i><p>We went straight to the source and asked top wedding-industry pros to spill their best cost-cutting secrets. Here's how to save on everything from cocktails to cake, flowers and more.<p>“Ask yourself: what are my top three dream elements? Is the food most important? The …

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Tony Horton, P90X Creator, On What He Eats For Breakfast And How Yoga Saved His Life

<i>By Angela Haupt for US News Health</i><p>If you pass Tony Horton on the street, say hi. He considers you a friend.<p>"I never, ever get tired of having people come up to me," the P90X fitness guru says. "If you've done my program and you have something to say -- you have a before and after picture -– you are …

Labor Day Grilling: Szechuan Pork Chops

Because it's probably unconstitutional not to grill on Labor Day, the Accidental Locavore decided to do the patriotic bit and grill some pork chops over the weekend. Looking for something different to marinate them in, I went back to Jeff Parker's great grilling site and found this recipe he used …

Grill Recipes For Labor Day

Everyone will love these recipes right off the grill.<p>(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Taste of Home cooking magazine.)<p>Whether you …

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Ultralight Hiking Blog

By: Korrin L. Bishop I never got the hype. I never understood the point. I remember watching people hiking up Old Rag in Shenandoah National Park …

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Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Biceps Exercises

They may not be the biggest or the strongest muscle group in your body, but your biceps are arguably the best "show" muscles.<p>Functionally, the biceps …

Workouts

This "Dark Knight Rises/The Notebook" Mash-Up Will Help You Get Through Today

The Dark Notebook Rises: probably the closest we will ever get to Ryan Gosling playing Batman.

Skyrim live-action fan film takes viewers into the void

Machinima partner Warialasky created a live-action short film based off the world of Bethesda's <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i>.<p>The 18-minute video follows dragonborn hero Dovahkiin as he fights to save the world from destruction. Unfortunately, he's cursed by a vampire and must strike a deal with the …

3 New Ways to Get Jacked

Here's what you need to know...<p>The basic set and rep schemes work, but to make long-term gains and keep your mind engaged, you need to change things …

Three Easy Tricks To Never Count Calories Again

Three Easy Tricks To Never Count Calories Again. In this post, Liz DiAlto reveals her favorite tricks to avoid counting calories.

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10 Ways to Ditch Your Cravings for Sugar, Salt, and Fats

According to a recent article in the <i>New York Times</i>, "Food Corporations Turn to Chefs in a Quest for Healthy Flavor," Big Food companies like PepsiCo, Kellogg's, and even fast food giants like Taco Bell are changing their ways in response to the increasing public demand for healthier food options. …

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, according to analysis of scores of scientific studies stretching back over decades

A new review of 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades has concluded that religious people are less intelligent than non-believers.<p>A …

50 Tips for Serious Athletes

Wanna get faster for your sport? You need to sprint. Work on your acceleration first with short sprints of 5-25 yards. Later on, extend those …

Round 9: The Ultimate Training Split – Lifestyle and Strength - The lifestyle site for those devoted to a strong body, a healthy mind and a well-fed soul.

What is the ideal training frequency for muscle-building and fat loss?<p>Matt: Regarding muscle-building, I think it somewhat ideal to hit each muscle …

5 Must-Dos For a Flat Belly

Think there's a secret to flat abs? Maybe. Shape has the inside scoop from celebrity trainer Jay Cardiello.<p>Don't fall for the gimmicks on TV or …

Top 10 lifesaving diet swaps: combat cravings and feel more satisfied

These easy swaps will help revamp your diet for the better. Some of the “bad” foods are well-known for their pitfalling properties whereas others …

Elder Scrolls Online is becoming a lot more like a Skyrim MMO

<i>Elder Scrolls Online</i>'s creators at Zenimax Online Studios have taken feedback elicited by the game's early showings to heart; a fact evinced by the MMORPG's current, broad similarities with Bethesda's successful offline RPG <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i>.<p>For one thing, you can see your own character's …

10 Rules For Ripped Abs!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Alex Savva <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder of CircuitFIT, co-founder of Pharmafreak and SD Pharmaceuticals <b><br>Education:</b> BA in physical health and …

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Broga: A new type of yoga for men

Move over Vinyasa and Bikram, there’s a new type of yoga in town: Broga.<p>Broga classes are popping up throughout the country – and they’re specifically geared towards men.<p>“We're here to exercise, we're here to feel good. There's no chanting, there's nothing kind of overt about it,” said Ryan …

2 Best Exercises for a Flat Stomach

Despite the unproven effectiveness of made-for-TV stomach-flattening devices, health clubs, home gyms and exercise enthusiasts everywhere continue to try everything from ab rollers to crunch machines to chase the elusive six-pack.<p>But do any of these contraptions actually work? Let's find out.<p>In an …

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High Intensity Interval Training Abs Workout

4-Minute Belly Fat Blaster<p>7 Ways To Get Amazing Abs<p>3-Minute Plank Challenge for Beginners<p>3 Key Moves to Get Great ABS<p>Lower Belly Fat Workout for …

9 Reasons Why Bodyweight Training Is Better Than Weight Lifting

Which is better, bodyweight exercise or weights?<p>The argument between bodyweight exercise enthusiasts and weight lifters has raged on for years. BW …

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Why women are terrible at accepting compliments

A female colleague tells you she likes your new haircut. Do you a) say thank you; b) smile and share the name of your stylist or c) tell her she’s insane and that your hair looks like somebody used it to scrub out a gas station toilet.<p>For many women – including those depicted in a new viral video …

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Snowden faces new asylum-less world

Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua can’t protect the NSA whistle-blower from rendition at the hands of the CIA<p>It’s hard even to know how to take it in. I mean, what’s really happening? An employee of a private contractor working for the National Security Agency makes off with unknown numbers of files …