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The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Nutrition

Americans can now visit 'China's Hawaii' without a visa — and the photos will make you want to drop everything and go there immediately

1/<p>Relax on one of the many beautiful tropical beaches.<p>Valerieka/Shutterstock<p>Sanya, the city on the southern end of Hainan Island, has a number of …

5 of the Best Apps Perfect For Hungry Travelers (and Foodies, too!)

Here at <i>TPG,</i> we’re all self-proclaimed foodies and, of course, avid travelers. After all, cuisine is a huge part of travel and an active (and …

Where to stay in Bangkok: Best luxury, midrange and budget hotels

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bursting with ornate Buddhist temples, stellar shopping and amazing eats, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, or more commonly known as Bangkok , has become a major destination for world travel .<p>From the lavish Sukhumvit district to Khao San Road, the infamous backpacker hub, the capital of Thailand …

The 30 Healthiest Foods

Super Foods<p><i>Real Simple</i> asked the country’s top dietitians and nutritionists to tell us which superpowered ingredients we should be incorporating into …

15 of the best kettlebell exercises of all time

Brittany Smith Today Kettlebells make your gym and home workouts exponentially better. We could also say they make your workouts <i>easier</i>, but that's …

The Absolute Best Lower East Side Restaurants

<i>The Lower East Side’s ever-changing amalgamation of cultures and history as a home for migrant populations mean the dining options are as varied as</i> …

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

There's no denying that <i>Men's Fitness</i><b></b> is the ultimate authority when it comes to shedding weight, building huge muscle, and living a healthy …

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Changing your body means pushing your body. And no one knows how to do that better than the toughest CrossFit coaches in the game. We got the most …

5 rowing workouts to get you ripped

The rowing machine—aka the “erg”—is one of the most effective pieces of fitness equipment for burning fat and improving conditioning.<p>A great …

Forget Positano—This Picturesque Town Is the Amalfi Coast’s Best-Kept Secret

Think of the Amalfi Coast and visions come to mind of verdant hillsides brimming with pastel-color buildings reflected in the coruscating Tyrrhenian Sea. But just a few turns off the main drag is a relatively obscure town that might be the best-kept secret on the famed Italian <i>costiera</i>. Tucked in …

Italy

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you …

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

Yoga

10 scary things that can happen to your body when you eat too much sugar

We already know that modern Western diets are loaded with added sweeteners (even our bread has excess sugar in it). With obesity numbers skyrocketing and the nutritional science community oscillating between sugar, fat, and carbs as the scapegoat du jour, it's hard to know what exactly <i>is</i> safe to …

The workout plan to get back to basics

Erik Isakson/Getty Images<p>Erik Isakson/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 1-4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Strength isn’t a goal as much as it is a habit. Practice it …

10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

The Best 5-Minute Warm-Up to Do Before a Strength Workout

When life is crazy and you're insanely busy (so like, all day every day), it's tempting to jump right into your workout to maximize the time you've …

The 7 Smartest Workout Tips of All Time

Get Stronger, Get Bigger, Get Ripped<p>1 – Train Muscles More Frequently<p>Screw body part splits. You know, where Monday is chest day and you don't train …

Workouts

11 Low-Carb Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

No cardboard-like granola bars in sight.<p>When you're doing the low-carb thing and a case of the munchies strikes, it can be challenging to come up with snacks that are as easy to make as they are to throw in your purse.<p>On top of that, these noshes should also do your body a solid in the nutrition …

Nutrition

The best furniture stores in the U.S.

From midcentury stunners to vintage gems, here’s where to shop now<p>There are so many furniture and decor options in U.S. cities, it can be hard to know where to begin. Sure, chain retailers like West Elm—and, of course, Ikea—offer great value and online ordering, but where should you head when you …

Los Angeles

The 1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider | Inc.com

YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can apply. The new program is taking applications through April …

Startups

Best Sandwiches in the U.S.

Americans may never get over their obsession with amazing hamburgers, but they've certainly made room for an equally delicious meal between bread: …

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

The VICE Guide to Los Angeles

Whether you're just visiting or settling in for the long haul, our VICE guide will help you navigate LA like a local.<p><i>People love to hate Los Angeles. Tell someone you're visiting or moving here and steel yourself for a barrage of unsolicited jabs about how "the people are so fake," or "the traffic</i> …

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

14 Cool Miami Hotels That Are The Hottest In Town

Known for their iconic designs and elaborate parties, the cool Miami hotels offer visitors an experience like no other. By packing up the flip flops …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

The best places to eat at Disney

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Disney isn't just about the rides — there are plenty of great food options that shouldn't be missed.</b><b><br>• From Epcot's Biergarten to the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant, here's how to eat your way through Disney.</b><p>More than 17 million people vacation at Disney World's Magic …

31 Best Restaurants in New York City

If you can make it here (as a restaurant), you can make it anywhere.<p>New York, New York brings tourists in droves for its world-class museums, monuments, and theater. But have you taken a good look at our food scene lately? From fast-casual fried chicken to refined seafood temples and Caribbean from …