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What's In Your Ditch Bag?

Whether you are 10 miles from shore or 1,000, if things go wrong and you need to abandon your vessel, there are a few essential items that you will …

Why bull calves and bear cubs are responsible for China's crazy share prices

THE “national team” was supposed to save China’s stockmarket. Investors were coming round to the view that the government had succeeded in …

Host the Ultimate Summer Barbecue: The Best Cuts of Meat to Grill for a Crowd

Whether you're cooking for 4 or manning a 20-person barbecue, these are the cuts of meat that should be on your grill all summer.<p>This is the moment you’ve been planning for all year: You’ve buffed the grill, iced down the beer, and stocked up on every imaginable condiment. All that’s left is to …

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Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

6 Essential Blood Tests You Should Have | Men's Health

Of course, first you need to know what to look for and how to interpret the findings. That’s why we’ve created a guide on how to read the red stuff.<p>Order up all six of these tests at your next physical and you’ll be doing more than just kicking the tires.<p><b>Start with the Basics: The CBC</b><p>“If I had a …

3 Simple Ways to Become a Better Runner

If you want to crush your running goals, break a personal record or improve recovery time, you're in luck. By making a few intentional changes, you …

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The 3 Exercises That Flatten Your Belly | Men's Health

And if you want more fat-loss moves like these, try the brand-new <b>Men's Health Bodyweight Cardio Burners.</b> Designed by Gaddour, the DVD routine contains workouts that will help you burn roughly 30 percent more calories per minute than running on a treadmill.<p>DIRECTIONS<p>Starting with the dumbbell hot …

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How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

How to Break a Running Plateau

Not feeling it? Learn how to bust through common mental barriers that impede your training.<p>Stuck in a rut, caught in a slump, stalled out—whatever you want to call it, every runner eventually reaches a period where their progress levels off. “There’s no way around it, plateaus are inevitable and …

When Should I Stretch?

Use these five postrun stretches to keep your muscles flexible.<p><i>What guidance would you give to runners about stretching? When I ran in high school, which is when I learned a lot of what I “know” about running, we were taught to stretch really well before a run, and if we could, a little bit</i> …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

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HIIT workouts are guaranteed to torch calories and get you in shape fast. But when a seasoned runner throws tabata into her routine, the results got …

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How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

An Efficient Muscle-Building Workout: Men's Health.com

<b>6-Week Plan</b><p><i>Directions:</i> Perform this workout 3 days a week with at least a day of rest between sessions. Alternate exercises of the same number (1A and 1B, for example) until you complete all the sets in that pairing. Only then should you move on to the next pairing.<p><b>Weeks 1 and 2</b><p><i>Volume and rest:</i> …