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His training and nutrition plan may shock you
A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.
Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …Fitness
If you have an especially busy bladder, run to your doctor—after you sprint to the bathroom
Sprinting to the bathroom is normal when you’ve got a bladder that’s about to burst. But if you’re making mad dashes multiple times a day, it could spell a more serious health problem. Are you peeing too …Prostate
Add this one-move workout to your routine for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body
Ask me for an upper-body workout, and I’ll give you one exercise: the standing single-arm overhead press.
Here’s why: It works the deltoids, biceps, triceps, lats, and pecs, as well as all of the stabilizing …Exercise
We all have some fat to lose, but you may be housing more than you think—if your goal is a six-pack
There are, as I see it, four classic ways to be lean:
1. There’s hunger-striker lean, achieved with starvation, and not recommended by any major medical organization.
2. There’s heroin-addict lean, …Bodybuilding
Fit FoodProbiotics could help you recover after an intense workout.Yogurt, supplements, kombucha, sauerkraut... probiotics are more widely available …Probiotics
6 Useless Stretches Static stretches are a funny thing. They are bad before exercising, good after workouts, and downright amazing when you’ve spent …Exercise
With a helicopter and a little elbow grease, a prefab escape arrives at a remote New Zealand beach.
Project: Cora HouseArchitect: Bonnifait + Giesen Atelierworkshop
In New Zealand, a few weeks at thebeach is regarded less as a luxury than a birthright. As transit improved in the postwar era, families …Architecture
And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.
If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …Tiny House Movement
To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of double-duty furnishings.
Project: Novak-Zemplinski / Nix ResidenceArchitect: BioLINIA
Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix met thanks to a student exchange program …Interior Design
Lines are blurred between the indoors and outdoors in this modern retreat built around a 100-year-old tree.
When conceptualizing a modern and functional residence for their clients in Mérida, Mexico, local firm Taller Estilo Arquitectura imagined a home that would connect so intimately with the …Architecture
A quick look in the freezer and I saw the langka (jackfruit) that I had frozen several weeks ago! I needed to unload some of the stuff in the freezer …Condensed Milk
It's been stormy since Monday! Apparently there's 3 storms in the vicinity. And they're wreaking havoc with the Habagat (southwest monsoon). I …Coconut
When I was little, especially during summer, my mom would drag me all over Chinatown while she did her shopping. I would always beg for preserved …Mango
This is a variation of my usual dry-type sotanghon (soy bean vermicelli). Oyster is a favorite of ours so whenever we find fresh, big, plump ones, we …
When I was a small kid... around 4 or 5. My grandaunt used to buy sweet potato balls from an elderly neighbour for my breakfast. This neighbour, whom …Potatoes
Hubby loves takoyaki balls. Problem? A takoyaki pan is required! But I couldn't find one... so I made tako okonomiyaki instead.
But what luck! I got …Octopuses
I really like it when the tindera (saleslady) at the market knows her product/s well.
We went to the weekend market to buy specific items, quickly …
See how to eliminate cravings in 3 minutes or less
Food cravings are like weeds in your lawn: They pop up out of nowhere, and you’ll stop at nothing to kill them, stat.
But there's a quicker, healthier way to tame your raging appetite than taking a trip to the office vending machine. Follow these …Food
Hubby I and love dumplings. Call a cultural thing, but it is a staple in our household. Once in a while I make the dumplings we eat (with a mixture …Dumplings
MANILA, Philippines - Which destination has the world’s best food?
The Philippines ranked second among destinations in the world with the best food, …
Give the native rice cake a makeover by stuffing it with a delicious surprise: chocolate! Sweetened jackfruit, macapuno, or sweet corn also makes …Recipes
Whenever we are lucky to have fresh, live crabs, my favorite dish to cook is crab sotanghon. But this time around, I asked hubby his preference and …
This is definitely not an ice-cream to be missed!!!
I had actually made this Durian Yogurt Ice-cream about 2 weeks ago and I had almost forgotten that …
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
Readers loved this modern kitchen extention by Fraher Architects in northwest London. The new kitchen, designed for a chef, features a sturdy concrete …Interior Design
Seriously, its name is "Faerie Door."
This countryside cottage totally proves that you don't have to be Harry Potter to have a mystical, storybook getaway in England. Called the Faerie Door (I mean, are you swooning yet?), this beautiful rental is hidden away in Wiltshire, England and is simply …
Last fall, Spartan pro David Magida opened Elevate Interval Fitness (trainatelevate.com), a boutique group training facility in Washington, D.C. To …Exercise
If you want to know what it takes to look like a fitness model, just ask one. Chris Ryan, 35, isn’t only a top-flight model who’s graced our pages …Exercise
It’s so simple you’ll wonder why you never did it before
Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour wants you to just hang around at the gym.
Hanging from a pullup bar offers a long list of benefits, he says. For one, it decompresses your spine which decreases your risk of back injury and helps correct …Exercise
Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass
A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?
If you want something even quicker, check out The Unbelievable 4-Minute …Exercise
Think of it as the icing on the cake
If your pecs feel tight after bench pressing or after a grueling chest session, you’ll want to do the extended range of motion pushup hold, says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.
The active stretch uses a technique called eccentric quasi-isometrics to help …Fitness