Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Fruit Fights the Flu

If you're not eating the recommended 5 fruits and vegetables a day, here's a new reason to head to the produce aisle
By: Amy Palanjian

Fruit fights the germs we're exposed to in the winter. "The vitamin load keeps your immune level high, allowing you to fend off colds and flu," says Amy Howell, Ph.D., a research scientist at Rutgers University. Fruits also reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Try the five below to give your immune system a boost. 

Friday, January 21, 2011

Lift Smarter, Get Bigger

Your body won't change unless your workouts do. "Your need to find new ways to stimulate your body to boost your strength," says Mark Philippi, C.S.C.S., a former America's Strongest Man. Use Philippi's techniques to overcome these common barriers.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Automatic ABS in 4 simple steps

Once you turn these four actions into habits, belly up to the mother lode of flat-belly advice in our new book The Six-Pack Secret: Sculpt rock-solid abs in 4 weeks using the most effective muscle-up weight-loss program ever created. It's new for Kindle, iPad and other e-readers. Meanwhile, herewith, your first four habits for hard abs:

Monday, January 17, 2011

Gain Muscle Fast

 Take this simple self-test to uncover the secret to instant gains

When it comes to building a better body, every guy is looking for an edge. And while some men might opt for a 'roid trip to an underground pharmacy, the rest of us want a safer, smarter shortcut to more muscle. And I've found your advantage:

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Perfect Morning Workout

Jumpstart your fat burners and build muscle with this quick at-home routine

Warm up with the mobility and dynamic flexibility moves. Then perform the 1-minute drill. Rest 15 to 30 seconds, then do the strength circuit. Rest 1 minute. Repeat the drill and strength circuit sequence three to five times. After the first round, try to work at an effort of 7 or 8 (on a scale of 1 to 10) each time you perform the 1-minute drill.

Help her lose weight

How to approach weight loss with your wife or girlfriend without getting slapped. 
By Jamie Bellavance

She was a bombshell when you met her, but as long-term commitment settled in so did a few extra pounds on her hips. We all gain a little weight as we age, but if she now ignores healthy habits altogether, it's time to help her realize the risks, without being cruel. There's a fine line between insulting her, and helping her. Learn how to approach the subject the right way.

How to sleep better tips : Keep a regular sleep schedule

 Getting back in sync with your body’s natural sleep–wake cycle—your circadian rhythm—is one of the most important strategies for achieving good sleep. If you keep a regular sleep schedule, going to bed and getting up at the same time each day, you will feel much more refreshed and energized than if you sleep the same number of hours at different times. This holds true even if you alter your sleep schedule by only an hour or two. Consistency is important.