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How to Improve Your IQ

6 Ways to Boost Your IQ<p>Is your brain feeling sluggish? Try one of these scientifically-proven techniques to stimulate your grey matter<p>James R. Flynn, the famed IQ researcher and author of <i>Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century</i>, made some unnerving observations not long ago. …

The Good, The Bad, and the Iffy

Hollis Templeton

Healthy Snack Alternates for Every Craving Type

Even if you’ve followed a strict fitness and diet program for weeks, everyone gets hit with sudden food cravings. Whether you’re a victim of …

Nutrition

19 things every man should own

1. A tailored suit<p>As a matter of both utility and principle, every man needs at least one suit in his closet. But do it right. Make sure the suit is …

Men's Fashion

10 steps to an 8 pack

1. Set a deadline<p>You don’t actually need abs that show.<p>Most men in America will go through their entire lives without ever having seen their abs, …

The Fat-Loss Cardio-and-Weights Workout

Mark Barroso

The best dumbbell-only shoulder workout

Your average trainer can think of only two ways to work your shoulders with dumbbells—presses and raises. And while those work just find, they're …

7 ways to burn fat without touching a weight

1. Eat more protein<p>Did you know that you can burn calories without moving at all? In fact, you burn them every day just by staying alive—it’s called …

Daily Session: The Full Gym Back Workout

Finding yourself hitting a wall when it comes to putting on size? Luckily, Monica Eiler, NPC Figure competitor and personal trainer, knows a few …

Daily Session: The No-Barbell Chest and Triceps Workout

The bench press is taken and so are all the cable machines, but the dumbbells are all free. Today is chest and triceps day - but isn’t the barbell …

4 common pullup mistakes you need to avoid

It’s easy to think you’re doing everything right in the gym, but you're probably making some stupid, easily avoidable mistakes.<p>Certain exercises are …

The ultimate barbell-only abs workout to sculpt a six-pack

MoMo Productions / Getty<p>MoMo Productions / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It’s possible that you have abs already, but you just can’t see …

Workouts

Reader's Pulse: What's Your Favorite Workout Song?

What gets your adrenaline pumping before a workout? What keeps you going when you're in the gym? We asked our Instagram followers for their favorite …

How to Keep Your Abs When You're Out of Commission

Macro-Readjustment<p>Fancy word and terminology for "eat based on what you do." As an active person, consuming small portions of carbs throughout the …

20 foods an athlete would never eat

1. Diet Soda<p>Athletes see each meal as an opportunity to refuel: <i>How much protein can I fit into this meal? How can I add more good fats?</i> It’s what …

How to use free weights to get ripped six-pack abs

If you only buy one piece of workout equipment, invest in free weights. They’re inexpensive, versatile, and a great way to make moves you've mastered …

Full Body Muscle and Strength Sets

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

The Best Dumbbell Biceps Workout

C. J. Murphy, M.F.S.

Get Six Pack Abs for Summer - 10 Minute Ab Workout

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Workouts

Rookie Mistakes: The Overhead Press

Lee Boyce, C.P.T.

Pain

5 rules of fast fat loss

Rule #1: Burn more calories than you eat<p>Weight loss is simple: if you burn more calories than you consume, you’ll drop pounds. But too many guys …

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst mistake a man can make when training for abs is clinging to the same old …

The Best Barbell Workout

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

Top 10 Running Essentials for Spring/Summer 2014

SUNGLASSES: Oakley Fast Jacket<p>We wanted shades that eliminate the annoying glare and contrast that come with all-weather running. Enter the …

8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

Nutrition

The no-situp abs workout

When you think of abs exercises, the first one that usually comes to mind is the situp. While the situp <i>is</i> OK when performed properly, there's other …

10 training lessons learned the hard way

Our team is always trying to think of ways to create helpful and inspiring content for a variety of different people. We like to think about the guy …

6 workouts that melt fat in under 20 minutes

Workout #1: Escalating density training<p>Pioneered by strength coaches Charles Staley and Robert Dos Remedios, escalating density training involves …

The Best Full Gym Chest Workout

Hany Rambod