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Make the perfect pre-bed muscle-building shake

The perfect bed time shake recipe<p>30 grams Casein protein<br>2g L- Arginine<br>2g L- Lysine<br>5g Glutamine<br>1g HMB<p>Slow Release Protein<p>The 7-9 hours you (should) …

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Data Can Lie–Here’s A Guide To Calling Out B.S.

Big data and machine learning are making it easier to B.S. with data, so two scientists made a free syllabus to combat it.<p>We live in a time awash in bullshit. There’s B.S. of the political kind, a type that’s risen to the forefront of the national conversation over the last year through fake news. …

Machine Learning

The triple-threat workout to attack your abs from every angle

<b>Duration</b> 45–60<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It’s 2017, and you’re determined to finally get the rock-hard abs you’ve always said you wanted. You’ve …

Design for Worldview: A new way to teach design thinking

We all have unconscious bias. We are also all creative. A new set of tools offers an invitation to think differently about the design thinking …

CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful

<b>Update: I’m co-authoring a book about the mental models from this post. Get notified when the book comes out</b> <b>here</b><b>.</b><p>Around 2003 I came across Charlie …

5 best CrossFit workouts for traveling

Traveling doesn’t mean taking a break from staying strong and healthy. Even if you are staying at a hotel without a gym, if you can find a little …

The Chick Magnet Workouts

Chick MagnetTwo workouts inspired by the moves women love to see you do.When we asked 20 women to reveal the exercises they love to watch you do in …

Extreme Sports

The Cure for Weak Glutes

13 Ways to Fire Up Inactive Glutes<p>Signs of Wimpy Glutes<p>When the glutes aren't doing their job, muscle function and movement mechanics in the hips – …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

The Transition: Build a Barrel Chest, Triple-Sized Triceps, and Lean Abs

Program designer Michael Beringer demonstrates the Chest, Triceps, and Abs <b>TRANSITION WORKOUT</b>. For all the details on the program, go to …

6 Fast Workouts to Help You Crush the CrossFit Open

Burpees, Sumo Deadlift High Pulls, Push-Press<p>Load a relatively light weight onto a barbell — Khalipa uses 75 pounds — and perform the following …

The Intelligence of Emotions: Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How Storytelling Rewires Us and Why Befriending Our Neediness Is Essential for Happiness

“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature, they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature’s reasoning itself.”<p><i>“The power of ‘the Eye of the Heart,’ which produces insight, is vastly superior to the power of thought, which</i> …

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

The Only Type of Cardio That Gets You Jacked

It actually exists: a cardio workout that lifters will love<p>There is cardio.<p>And then there’s High-Intensity Continuous Training (HICT)—aerobic workouts sent from lifters’ heaven.<p>HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one …

The MetCon Meltdown

This high-intensity metabolic conditioning workout creates a serious ‘afterburn’ effect—for staggering results<p>Are you ready for a metabolic EPOCalypse? The 10-minute shred cycle below will blast calories while you work out, and stoke your metabolic furnace for hours afterward—for a fat-burning fire …