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How To Turn Yourself Into A Fat-Burning Machine

Let's face it: When you want to lose weight, it's the <i>fat</i> that you want to get rid of. Muscle burns calories and looks good. Fat is lumpy and just lies there. So you'll be happy to hear that researchers at McMaster University in Canada may have found the trick to building muscle while losing fat, …

Are cars in cities becoming a thing of the past?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last month, Oslo became the first major city to announce ambitions to go car-free by 2019, pledging a comprehensive and permanent ban in the Norwegian capital -- but it's not the only urban hub trying to reduce their reliance on vehicles.<p>And the impetus to do so is stronger than ever.<p>On …

China

10 Greek Eating Habits That Will Boost Your Health

Greens are your friend.<p>Besides the staple Greek salad on restaurant menus (which turns out is actually not the correct name for the feta- and kalamata olive-topped greens), Greek cuisine isn’t as widely-available as other ethnic cuisines. But Maria Benardis, health coach, chef, and author of <i>Cooking</i> …

Healthy Eating

Baked French Toast Recipes for an Easy Make-Ahead Brunch

Baked French toast is the ultimate dish for a leisurely brunch. Not only does it require no work at the stove, but it actually gets better when left to sit overnight -- meaning all you’ll have to do on Sunday morning is preheat the oven and pop it in. This version is bathed in cinnamon and studded …

Breakfast

Can't Sleep? Yoga Breathing Is Your Secret Weapon

Guess what is the no. 1 symptom of stress my clients are complaining about? Maybe the title of the article gave you a hint but yes, it's lack of sleep. Falling right on the heels of this is a lack of energy and fatigue. Well, if you can't sleep, these would certainly be a consequence.<p>Now here's the …

Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

<i>By: Kara King</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>People choose to eat organically for many reasons -- it's better for the planet, it's supposedly healthier -- but often these folks are misguided. Although it's true that USDA organic products must be free from synthetic ingredients and grown on farms that strive to …

The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program

A simple, if intimidating, workout plan created by Mark Merchant, co-owner of As One Fitness. Implement immediately. The GIFs should help.<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>Six days a week</b> for six weeks, you'll alternate between two series of exercises, increasing the amount of work you do each week. …

Workouts

This is How Nutritionists Snack at Work

Ever wonder what the experts who teach others how to eat healthfully pack in <i>their</i> bags to snack on at work? The right grub can help you stay focused, …

The Health Benefits of Cucumbers and How to Eat More of Them

Crisp and crunchy cucumbers are great in a salad or as a DIY spa treatment, but there are more reasons why you should always have a few in your …

Lose Belly Fat With These 20+ Super Foods

Avocado toast is more than just a pretty fad.<p>1 of 25<p>First, Nix These Culprits<p>Start by cutting back on ultra-processed foods, bubbly drinks, gum, and …

Nutrition

21 Charts That'll Help You Get In Shape When You're Lazy AF

Including three-ingredient recipes, workouts you can do in bed, and how to exercise while watching TV.

Fitness

Can Everyone Tell I'm Skinny-Fat?

Symptoms include male muffin top, gelatinous arms, and a chronic fear of going to the beach. Good news: The cure isn't that bad. Here's your treatment plan for a full recovery—and a proudly shirtless summer<p>Everything seems cool until you're naked. You look slim with your clothes on, even after a …

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

25 Ways to Get Yourself Bigger

6. Sleep<p>“Most of your growth hormone release in a day comes during sleep,” says Hyson. Stick with eight hours as a guideline.<p><b>SEE ALSO:</b> Sleep It Off …

Exercise

10 Recipes That Nutritionists Recommend for Breakfast

When it comes to breakfast, nutritionists measure the value of recipes based on quality of ingredients and ease of preparation. Here are 10 great …

Recipes

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

How to Work Every Muscle in Your Body in Only 5 Minutes | Men's Health

This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande gets more dense and more intense as it goes along.<p>(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>Each minute, you’ll add a new …

Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

Exercise

16 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for a Fit Feast

Potatoes get a little help from their colorful friends beets, tomatoes, and onions. Replace butter-heavy mashed potatoes with this brilliantly colored casserole.

Food

How to Accommodate Vegetarian Guests This Thanksgiving

Are you expecting vegetarian guests at this year's Thanksgiving dinner?<p>Here's how to prepare a Thanksgiving meal both omnivores and vegetarians will enjoy.<p><b>Understand the vegetarian diet</b><p>Vegetarians don't eat beef, pork, chicken, fish, or the flesh of any animal.<p>A pescatarian follows a vegetarian …

The Shakerato: Learn how to make this frothy espresso drink at home

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

Having Trouble Building Muscle? Try These Workout Tips

Need help building muscle? Try these tips. | iStock.com/Jacob Ammentorp Lund<p>If you’ve devoted countless hours to the gym, tried every workout under …

4 Mindful Cardio Moves With Mantras + Music

23<p>SHARES<p>Movement in your body leads to movement in your life. Erin Stutland combines the mindfulness of yoga with heart-pumping cardio.<p>Are you ready …

50 Fat-Burning Detox Waters for Weight Loss

That’s right. Good ol’ H2O can rev your metabolism, help you lose serious weight and maintain that flat belly. According to a study published in <i>The</i> …

Nutrition

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …

The 100-Rep Lethal Leg Workout

Your glutes, quads, hips, and calves are about to get the workout of their lives<p>There are hundreds of exercises you can choose from to work your lower body.<p>But today, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants you to focus on only one: the extended-range-of-motion Bulgarian split …

Workouts

10 Canadian Menswear Brands You Should Know

When you think of Canada, images of pine trees, maple leaves and lumberjack shirts may immediately spring to mind, but the colossal country is really …

Menswear Monday: A Summer Sneaker Guide

When it comes to off-duty, hanging-out-on-the-weekends style, there’s nothing that quite achieves the status of the beloved sneaker. This summer, …

Shoes

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …