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PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware comparisons: More meaningless than ever

Sony's PlayStation 4 console will need a healthy portion of its 8GB of memory simply to run the console's OS. That's inspired a new torrent of Xbox One and PS4 comparisons. But here's why they don't make sense.<p>The truth is that Sony's RAM requirements should come as no surprise.<p>If you wanted to …

PlayStation 4

The Exercise That Torches Belly Fat

Blast your middle, pack on muscle, and sweat your way to a six-pack with this grueling new squat variation<p>The hot potato squat may sound like a kid’s recess activity, but don’t be fooled—it’s also a cutting-edge fat-loss exercise that will get your heart pumping and your muscles burning in almost …

How to Train for Muscle Power

Here at <i>Men's Fitness</i>, our readers often contact us with questions related to workouts and athletic performance. Here, trainer Tommy Caldwell answers …

How to Train for a Relay Race

Prep right for the unique challenges—and fun!—of multi-leg team events.<p>Most of the time, running is an individual sport. But the increasing popularity of relay races means more runners are learning how to get into that team spirit. Half-marathons and marathons often offer a relay option in which …

Marathons

Inside the Doctor’s Office: Achilles Tendinitis

Dr. Metzl shows you how to treat and prevent the dreaded Achilles tendinitis.<p>Achilles tendinitis is a common ailment that afflicts many runners. In this video Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, a New York City based sports medicine physician, shows you how to recognizes Achilles tendinitis, techniques to …

Marathons

Yoga for Runners

As many of you know, <b>yoga</b> is a key part of my fitness routine. I first started doing yoga as something to help improve my running. I figured that it …

The Runner's Grocery Shopping Guide

Keep your kitchen stocked with these nutritious essential to fuel your runs.<p>It’s important to eat in a way that supports the exercise routine that you’ve worked so hard to develop. Keep your kitchen stocked with these bare essentials at all times so you stay energized for your workouts and healthy …

Nutrition

If You Want to Run Longer, This Is a Must

Ever wonder why some days you feel like you can keep running and running while on others you have zero stamina? Certainly the amount of sleep you got …

How to Develop Rotational Power

Tonight is the highly anticipated Gillette Home Run Derby—the baseball event you know and love. Only this year there’s a twist.<p>A new format has been …

Fit Travel: World’s Best Windsurfing Destinations

Maui, USA<p>Former champion and Maui resident Matt Pritchard might be slightly biased when he names this Hawaiian hot spot as his favorite windsurfing …

Training advice - The Running Bug

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How to Use a Foam Roller

Six pre- and postrun routines to boost flexibility and recovery.<p>If you use a foam roller only to rehab injured muscles, you're not getting the most out of it. A roller—which looks like a firm log—can be a valuable part of a healthy runner's warmup and cooldown routine, says Michael Clark, Ph.D., a …

Exercise

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

"I find using lube and taking our time makes intercourse more pleasurable."<p>Want bigger guns? Sure you do. Here's how to get 'em.<p>We crunched the numbers, and guess what? Even occasional binge drinking can make you fat.<p>Wolverine always makes time to hop on a bike.<p>This workout from Jeremy Scott will …

3 Bad Habits Fit People Don't Have

<i>By Jennifer Cohen</i><p>Fit people aren't born, they’re made. They’re the hard bodies that get up early, hit the gym, work full time, and still have the energy to volunteer at the animal shelter and make Pinterest-worthy fruit cups for the PTA meeting. You see, millions of small, healthy choices can …

Pronation: It's All About The Roll Of The Foot When Choosing Running Shoes

By Dorene Internicola<p>NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - Fitness experts have long advised clients choosing a running shoe to forget fashion and consider the roll or pronation - the way the foot leans inward upon impact.<p>Analyzing the roll of the foot remains standard practice among fitness and medical …

50 Fun Summer Activities That Burn 50 Calories

The arrival of summer sparks our romance with the outdoors. Whether it's a simple stroll at dusk, or a bike ride to the beach for a picnic, this season seems to motivate us to play, explore and move in ways winter simply cannot. Even quick bursts of activity that we may not consider exercise can be …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

10 Must-Know Tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Do NOT head outside for a summer run until you've read this<p>Moving your 30-minute run from the treadmill one day out into the midday sun the next …

Exercise

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

A great physique can be yours without spending hours in the gym. Want proof? The 7-4-7 method harnesses all the power you can muster by structuring …

Motivation for Running

<b>Find Your Mantra.</b> Repeat a key word or phrase during a run to reinforce positivity. Try "You've earned this," "Finish strong," or "I will."<p><b>Trick Yourself.</b> Sometimes the biggest hurdle is getting out the door. If you don't feel like doing a 30-minute run, tell yourself you'll go out for just five …

Fat Burning Workouts

<b>The Study</b> Japanese researchers tracked the fat burned by nine healthy men during two separate 39-hour sessions. In each session, the men did 85 minutes of stationary cycling. In the first one, they completed one 42 ½-minute workout each day. In the second session, participants broke up their …

5 Tips To Overcome Exercise Apathy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all know the importance of exercise. From reducing major health risks to boosting mood, vitality and even brain power! Yet the sad fact remains …

Outsourcing

How To Do a Lunge,

Back in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the floor; instead, lower to your "healthy edge," where you feel challenged but not in pain, and try to hold it there. Focus on each breath …

Workout Motivation

<i>Over the past week – OK, the past couple of weeks – my workouts haven’t been all that great. Part of it is because I’ve been sick (again) and haven’t</i> …

The Top 10 Hiking Gear Must-Haves

If you're planning a hike, check out the packing list that kept Lee going:<p><b>CamelBak M.U.L.E.®</b>, $100, CamelBak.com<br>Hydration packs are essentially backpacks built to carry water, with an attached tube thats like a big straw. In the Grand Canyon, there are only a few H20 stops, says Lee, so she had to …

Endurance Training Without Injury

<b>Don't Go For Both Distance and Speed Right Away</b><br>Trying to go longer and faster simultaneously is a dangerous combination, says Newby-Fraser. Nix that idea. Instead, focus first on building up your distance. "Step one is slowing down a little bit to make it sustainable," says Newby-Fraser. Once your …