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How to Safely Kick Up Into Your Best Handstand Yet

The freestanding handstand is daunting - nothing is keeping you from falling except your own balancing ability. There are plenty of resources to help …


15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, Japan; and Loma …


Bulgarian Training Simplified | T Nation

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Bulgarian training is one of the simplest strength training methods, but most people with jobs can't follow it …


Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Bench Press | T Nation

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To build a bigger chest, vary your reps. Five to 15 reps is great for building muscle, while 1-5 reps is generally …


6 Steps to Building the Perfect Workout | T Nation

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Determine your primary goal and a secondary goal that will complement it.
• Every program should include an upper-body …


7 Things No One Tells You About Hot Yoga

Hot yoga is an intimidating concept. With studio temperatures ranging from 90 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, most people aren't sprinting to the nearest studio to get their sweaty downward dog on.

Because we know plenty of people who get terrified looks on their faces whenever hot yoga is mentioned, we …


3 Running Lessons I'll Take to My Next Race

Alison FellerWell, I survived 10 weeks of hard training, plus 1 hour, 53 minutes, and 8 seconds of running from Prospect Park to Coney Island at the …


The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Travelers

We love to travel for so many reasons: Exploring different cultures, taking a break from our inbox, and actually relaxing a little are just a few. One part we don’t particularly enjoy? Feeling super cramped and uncomfortably sandwiched between strangers (who somehow always seem to have a very …


10 Mistakes to Avoid While You're Still Young

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What Nutritionists Grill on Memorial Day

Here’s what nutritionists grill on Memorial Day.

If you’re planning on firing up the grill this weekend, you may find some of the healthy cooking tips …


Go Nuts for Protein and Healthy Fats

Athletes and bodybuilders are increasingly relying on plant protein for well-rounded nutrition. There are many protein supps available that are …


5 Daily Practices Of Healthy & Happy People

“It’s more than good genes, though that certainly helps,” my friend said, smiling as she casually sipped a hot green tea. In her early 40s, she …


The Broke Man’s Guide to Fitness Equipment

Get Fit With Low FundsHere at M&F we regularly test the latest fitness equipment on the market but we never let anything cloud our distilled view on …


10 Things You Can Do For Your Health Every Day, No Matter How Busy You Are

We all know we should eat better, exercise more, get better quality rest and so on. Tell us something we don’t know, right? But how do we achieve our …


The Physics of Lifting: Don’t Forget to Hinge

If your program contains many front squats, Olympic movements, and wall balls, you might want to add in low-bar back squats and hinge movements to …

Sports Science

Here's When You Should Forget About Counting Calories, In One Chart

Last weekend at a baseball game, I went straight for the pretzels and hot dogs because -- hello! -- I was at a baseball game. So I was pretty taken aback when I noticed the calorie count: That pretzel I had my eye on all afternoon was a whopping 630 calories. About a third of my entire daily …


Hot or Cold? The Benefits of Both Kinds of Showers

Showering is an essential part of a healthy routine, but depending on the temperature, your time spent under the water can offer different benefits. …

Make Planks Even More Effective by Adding Weights

Planks are one of the most effective exercises because they fire up so many muscles at once, especially the core and upper body. You can make them …

How, When, And Why To Use Athletic Tape

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Tape, in one form or another, has been used in both athletic performance …


5 Foam Rolling Moves You Aren't Doing (But Should)

Are stairs your enemy after leg day? Or, do you have trouble opening doors when your upper body is in the throes of post-workout pain? We’ve all been …


Work Your Upper and Lower Body With 5 TRX Moves

The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Erika, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

Recently, I was …


How To Look Better In Your T-shirt

While attacking the large muscle groups in your upper body—your back, chest, shoulders—is obviously important, the key to looking great in a t-shirt …


5 Ways to Stop Stress Eating From Taking Over Your Brain

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Sometimes it happens after you get an angry email from your boss. Or, maybe because you recently connected with a new love interest…and …

The Brain

Skipping Meals May Be the Reason Why You're Holding Onto Belly Fat

A new study on gorging and fasting just may convince you that losing weight is more than about calories in and calories out — in fact, skipping meals …


7 Ways to Eat Better at Work

If you find that you can't stop unhealthy snacking at work, keep these tips from Self in mind.

BYO Salad

"When you pack your lunch at home, you …


Master the Overhead Squat for Maximum Muscle

The people who say squatting is bad for your knees are usually the same ones screaming about how overhead squatting is bad for your back. It’s only …


7 Exercise Swaps For a Workout Refresh

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Doing the same workout over and over leads to fitness burnout, which is definitely not motivating. We


6 Simple Moves to Build a Bigger Chest

A thick, muscular chest strikes admiration in the hearts of men and garners prolonged, feminine stares at the pool. The bottom line is, a …


10 Lifestyle Changes For Lasting Health

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