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This Personal Trainer Debunks the Biggest Myths About Building Muscle and Losing Fat

When people are looking to get in shape, they typically want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time. The problem with attempting to achieve both is there are a lot of misconceptions about how to build muscle and burn fat separately, let alone in conjunction with each other. Personal trainer …

Fitness

8 Slow Cooker Recipes To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

We love a solid one-and-done meal. That’s why our slow cooker gets a ton of use. It’s a lot less tempting to order take-out when you can so easily …

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

​11 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Solid Upper Body With Just Two Dumbbells | Men’s Health

Everyone is familiar with the curl, a classic bicep-building exercise. But these varieties of curls will target your biceps and forearms from all different angles. Some will even challenge your core, such as the dumbbell kneeling curl and the dumbbell split kneeling curl. (If you're looking for …

25 Foods You Shouldn't Eat

<b>25 Foods You Shouldn't Eat</b>Foods with unhealthy, weird side effects, packaged snacks targeted for fit consumers, and convenient cheat meals you …

Nutrition

How to Pick the Perfect Suit For Your Body Type | Men's Health

<b>SHORT</b><p>Yordanka Poleganova<p>If you’re short, stick to a two-button jacket—it’s the most elongating on your torso. Make sure your jacket ends 4 to 5 inches below your hip and ask for no break in the trousers so you look taller.<p>Color is also important. You should wear a medium to dark suit instead of a …

Thermogenic Tempo Training Workout | Men's Health

The fancy name for this technique is thermogenic tempo training, and it’s especially effective when you’re exercising with just your body weight. That’s because it makes “easy” moves like pushups and split squats feel harder than ever. It’s like adding an invisible weight vest!<p>See for yourself with …

The Best Bodyweight Shoulders Workout | Men's Health

1. Circuit x1<p>Pullup<p>Max Reps<p>For: 1 Minute<p>REST: 1 Minute<p>Grab a pullup bar with an overhand grip that’s slightly wider than shoulder width.<p>Hang at arm’s length—also known as a dead hang—pointing your legs slightly in front of you to form a wide C. Now press your thighs together and brace your abs; …

The Cardio and Arm EMOM Workout | Men's Health

You’ll alternate between two movement: jumping rope and the curl to overhead press.<p>Jumping rope is a low-impact way to carve your calves, burn fat, and improve your rhythm and coordination. If you don’t have a rope, fake it, or hop, skip, or run in place.<p>The dumbbell curl to press is a combo …

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

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27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.<p>We've rounded up 27 of the world's most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they're set in stunning …

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

The No-Equipment, Total-Body Workout You Can Cram Into 13 Minutes

Build strength and muscle from head to toe with this highly efficient routine<p>This is not your basic bodyweight workout.<p>The routine, created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, uses twists on conventional exercises like squats, pushups, and lunges to challenge your body in a whole new way.<p>…

Workouts

The World’s Best Cardio Workout | Men's Health

(For more short and effective strength and cardio workouts you can do at home, check out THE 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!)<p>At first the regimen attracted little attention, but it eventually gained a cult following among a handful of strength and conditioning …

The Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world leads from dense rain forests over steep passes, to high pastures below glacier-clad peaks. Although only 125 miles long, the trek is tough as it involves an ascent of more than 7,000 metres and remote and rugged …

Hiking

Eleven Myths and Facts About How the Body Burns Fat | Poliquin Article

A common myth in the casual fitness world is that there is a “fat-burning” zone that will allow you to burn the most body fat.<p>The reality is that …

The Ultimate Devil's Food Cake

I dreamt about chocolate cake the other night.<p>Chocolate cake plagues me unlike any other baking project. There are so many versions, from buttermilk to cocoa to flourless. Until now I’ve been sticking with my go-to recipe (from the back of the Hershey’s box), but can one person ever be satisfied …

Dessert

The Best Homemade Pesto Recipe | Men's Health

To experience the bright, fresh, garlicky, herbal flavors of good pesto you have to make the sauce yourself.<p>No worries, though, because the following recipe isn’t like anything you’ll ever find on the grocery shelves. You start by making pan-roasted garlic oil. Then you blend that deeply aromatic …

How To Choose The Right Haircut For Your Face Shape

Like your clothes, haircuts aren’t one-size-fits-all. But unlike your clothes, you can’t take a crap haircut off after a day of fielding digs from …

Hair

How Long to Rest Between Sets

It was a typical bodybuilding regimen: back squats, leg presses, leg extensions, bench presses, shoulder presses, lat pulldowns, and cable rows. Each workout, they did three sets of eight to twelve reps of each exercise, lifting to failure.<p>(Looking for a body-shredding workout program? Try THE …

Raise Your Metabolism: Ten Tips That Enhance Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin

Nine Training Rules for Killer Legs: Get Bigger, Stronger Legs | Poliquin Article

Want bigger, stronger legs?<p>Full squats and heavy deadlifts are the rule for leg training, but as much as we all love that sick relief that comes in …

15 Ways to Gain Lean Muscle Mass While Staying Ripped

You want to be big AND you want to stay ripped? Join the club.<p>There are plenty of lean mass schemes out there for a reason: Your body doesn’t want to …

Muscle

12 Tools You Need to Survive

12 Tools Your Need to SurviveMake Sure You’re Stocked Up on These Survival EssentialsIf you could only pick 12 survival items to have on hand in a …

Infographics

5 Landmine Exercises That Build More Muscle | Men's Health

The workout is joint friendly, too. That’s because the landmine puts less load on your joints than if you were using a barbell alone.<p>Not sure what a landmine even is? It resembles a baseball home plate with a small metal tube on the top. You’ll place one end of a barbell inside this tube, which …

Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce Recipe

"This is a barbecue sauce recipe using Kentucky bourbon whiskey. For best results, refrigerate for a day or two, allowing the flavors to …

Build a Bigger, Stronger Back with the Bent-Over Row Ladder | Men's Health

Here’s how to do it: Grab a pair of dumbbells, bend at your hips, and lower your torso until it’s nearly parallel to the floor. Let the dumbbells hang at arm’s length.<p>Without moving your torso, row the weights upward by raising your upper arms, bending your elbows, and squeezing your shoulder …

22 Fat-Loss Bootcamp Exercises | Men's Health

The reason: to allow one part of your body to recover while another area works. This helps you extend the amount of time you can train before exhaustion sets in—for greater calorie burn and better results.<p>Perform each exercise for 50 seconds, taking 10 seconds to transition between the …