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10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Bedside Shelves with Drawers

The key to living in a small space is thinking vertically, using available wall space to add to your square footage and keep floors uncluttered. Take …

Furniture

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Art Deco tour reveals a treasure trove of Havana buildings | CNN Travel

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

Apps

The Chest Complex That Pounds Your Pecs Over and Over Again

No bench pressing required<p>Can you build an impressive chest without going near a bench press?<p>Definitely. You just need to add this complex from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour to your routine. Check it out in the video above.<p>It consists of three exercises: the dip, the wide-grip pushup, …

Workouts

What’s the Most Muscle You Can Gain?

The fitness and supplement industries have promised improbable results for as long as they’ve existed. Here’s the truth about the limits of human muscle growth<p>I saw my first bodybuilding show in the early 1980s. It was an amateur contest in St. Louis, my hometown. The range of physiques on display …

American League (MLB)

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

Workouts

2 Pushup Workouts That Hit Every Muscle in Your Core

Your shoulders, chest, arms, and abs won’t know what hit them<p>There are more ways to do pushups than just about any other exercise, which means your mind and muscles will never get bored.<p>But if you need some inspiration for your arsenal, check out these two up-and-down pushup workouts from <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

The Hardest Upper-Body Circuit You Will Ever Do—and You Don’t Even Need Weights

You may not need equipment, but you will need a ton of willpower and stamina<p>Thirty minutes. That’s all I’m asking for. If you can give me that, you’re going to get the best upper-body workout of your life.<p>But here’s the deal: You can’t just go through the motions. Or start strong, and then taper …

Workouts

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

Workouts

Don’t Let the Bench Press ‘Own’ You

For big gains, use these simple techniques and make the bench your b*tch<p>If you watch a lot of dudes bench, it often looks like the weight is boss—and the guy lifting it is just along for the ride.<p>The reason, of course, is human nature: More is considered better, so they use as much weight as they …

Fitness

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

The Squatzilla Challenge: Your Leg Day Nightmare

100 reps, 10 minutes. Good luck . . .<p>Doing 100 goblet squats is hard.<p>Doing them while holding a dumbbell or kettlebell that’s half your body weight can be an absolute nightmare.<p>And doing that nightmare in 10 minutes or less is the Squatzilla challenge, created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. …

Workouts

19 Ways to Build Your Back

Discover the simple exercises that will make you strong<p>There’s an old saying: If you want to grow, you have to row.<p>That’s “grow” as in your muscles and “row” as in the exercise.<p>So we asked <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness advisor Andy Speer—creator of the cutting-edge Anarchy Workout—to give us 10 ways we can …

Workouts

You’re Squatting All Wrong

A common squat technique may help you lift more weight—but it can also screw you in the long term<p>You feel like a hulking beast when you squat. So why do you look more like Daffy Duck?<p>The tendency to turn out your feet to 15 degrees or more during the exercise—or duck squatting, as people in the …

Workouts

The MetCon Meltdown

This high-intensity metabolic conditioning workout creates a serious ‘afterburn’ effect—for staggering results<p>Are you ready for a metabolic EPOCalypse? The 10-minute shred cycle below will blast calories while you work out, and stoke your metabolic furnace for hours afterward—for a fat-burning fire …

Workouts

Why Your Shoulders Are Still Puny

It takes more than presses and lateral raises to develop wide, thick, impressive shoulders. A lot more. Here’s how you can do it<p>To understand how to build bigger shoulders than you have now, consider this story from Ellington Darden, Ph.D., a former competitive bodybuilder who’s written so many …

Workouts

How to Add Protein Powder to ANYTHING

Chef Robert Irvine helps you power up breakfast, lunch, and dinner<p>Protein powder isn’t just for shakes. You can use it to boost the muscle-building power of baked goods, soup, ice cream, and even tacos.<p>Chef Robert Irvine, host of Food Network’s <i>Restaurant Impossible</i> and author of <i>Fit Fuel: A Chef's</i> …

Food

What 6 Common Brain Farts Really Mean

Losing your keys is harmless, but some mental slip-ups could actually be serious<p>Everyone lets out the occasional brain fart. Ever search your house for your TV remote, only to find it on the coffee table the whole time? Experts say this is a harmless slip-up, but some common mental lapses could be …

The Brain

This Is the Single Best Tomato Soup You Will Ever Eat

It’s cold. It’s spiked with crabmeat. And it’s spectacular<p>The words “tomato soup” usually conjure images of gloppy condensed tomato goo slopping out from a can. Sure, serve the shelf-stable stuff with grilled cheese and you have nostalgia-invoking comfort food meal. Admit, though, that the …

Recipes

The Greatest Fat Loss Tool Ever Made

The best news: You already own one!<p>There is a fat-loss machine you have access to every day. But chances are, you’re not utilizing it.<p>The tool: It’s the floor.<p>Simply getting up and down off the ground stimulates fat loss, revs your metabolism, and makes it more likely you’ll survive a zombie …

Exercise

The Best Bean You Can Eat

Legumes are fantastic for you—but this one leads the pack<p>Trying to identify the healthiest bean is like trying to pick the hottest Victoria's Secret model.<p>But here goes: While all legumes are nutritious, the tiny garbanzo is a class-leading bean. A cup of canned garbanzos (a.k.a. chickpeas) …

Nutrition

How Tony Blair Inc spent £57 million in four years

Analysis of business accounts shows just how expensive former PM's life as an international fixer has become<p>He criss-crosses the globe in private jets, rents offices in a townhouse in one of London’s most exclusive squares and stays in some of the world’s finest hotels.<p>But <b>Tony Blair</b>’s life as an …

Downing Street

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

How do you tell someone they’re dying?

If the person in front of you doesn’t have long to live, what are the right words to tell them? Chrissie Giles asks doctors how they tackle the hardest conversation.<p>I was 14 when I was told that Dad was dying.<p>At that stage, I knew it was bad, but I still had to figure out exactly what flavour of …

The Secrets of the Juiciest, Most Tender and Flavorful Italian-American Meatballs

This week at Serious Eats is all about meatballs in all of their glorious forms. We'll share some of our favorite restaurant meatballs (from all different cuisines), and we'll feature recipes for great ones to make at home. Kicking it off this week is none other than the Italian-American meatball, …

Cooking

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Jon Callas/Flickr<p>The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in …

Shake Up Your Workout

Try these simple training hacks to go faster, ride longer, and pour on the power<p><b>Take a Stand</b><br>Cyclists typically try to build endurance by practicing long, seated climbs. But standing to pedal can lead to a dramatic spike in performance. <b><br>Tweak It</b><br>Find a straight stretch of road with a moderate …

Spicy Veggie Blend

Less than 15 minutes<p>4<p>6 Ingredients<p>1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 2 zucchinis, diced<br>• 1 can diced tomatoes<br>• 1 cup diced okra<br>• Sriracha (or …

19 Very Delicious Veggie Burger Recipes

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to love veggie burgers. There are so many unique combinations out there, making it easy to find a patty that you’ll adore and call your own. Whether that be black bean, sweet potato, beet or quinoa, there is a veggie burger out there for everybody! They’re fresh, …