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Best Punching Bags

Sometimes you just want to punch something. Maybe you’re a boxer in training, stuck in traffic, or your boss said something that ticked you off. Of course, you don’t want that something to punch back, or break, or make a mess all over the floor. Show More Summary

The Worst Cardio Machine In The Gym

Dear Assault Bike, I don’t want to mince words. I hate you. I’m not bias. Like most sane people, I have a general disdain for most cardio machines that are either intensely boring or snatch the air from your lungs, or both. Yes, I know. Show More Summary

Best High Energy Foods

Despite best efforts to relax more, let’s be realistic—you’re always working. At home, the gym, the office, you’re on 24/7 and that requires endless energy. While food isn’t the ultimate fix, you can hack your diet to help reduce fatigue. Show More Summary

Speed Training Workouts

Even Jim Loperfido, the owner of CrossFit Solace in New York, can hit a rut at the gym. His deadlift was stalled at 405 pounds, even though he was doing everything right. Tucking his pelvis, avoiding hyperextension in his back, emphasizing the breathe while thinking about keeping the weight in his heels. Show More Summary

How To Eliminate Back Pain

I finished the workout. Frustration was already setting in. As the sweat soaked my shirt, pain throbbed in the center of my back. With every tinge, my anger grew. Why me, why now? I got myself up and walked to the side of the turf at ToneHouse with my head hung low. Show More Summary

Best Balance Boards

If you want to build more muscle and get more results, it’s a great idea to incorporate new training methods and equipment. Using new tools will keep your workouts interesting, switch up your routine, and target your body in different way than you previously could. Show More Summary

Cutting Pounds Using The Keto Diet

From nothingness, the universe was created. From a simple caterpillar, a butterfly emerges. A dorky teen grows up to be a fashion model, or a bodybuilder. The one constant in life is change, and in our new Transformation of the Week series, AskMen is celebrating men who have turned their lives around through dedication, commitment and hard work. Show More Summary

How To Sleep Better

Think about the things on your to-do list: get to the gym, drop off dry cleaning, remember to pick up an anniversary present. We have a hunch that “sleep” isn’t on there. While catching ZzZs tends to be the last thing you’re thinking...Show More Summary

What Your Sleeping Position Says About You

No matter which way you toss and turn while you’re trying to fall asleep, you somehow always find your way back to the sweet spot. And no, we’re not talking about sex -- at least yet, anyway -- but rather, the sleeping position that over time became your go-to way to catch those Zzzs. Show More Summary

15 Sleep Talkers Reveal

It’s late at night and you hear an odd whisper in the night. It’s not some unruly burglar. Instead, it’s your significant other divulging her deepest and darkest secrets as she sleeps. You listen more intently and then you hear it:"You're just one grape away,” and you burst out laughing.There is an inherent fascination with sleep talking. Show More Summary

Seven Moves To Fix Tight Shoulders

Every year, more than 8 million people go to the doctor for shoulder problems. This doesn’t even count those of us who refuse to go to the doc, because “It’ll probably fix itself”. More than half of those that show up to the doctor are fighting rotator cuff injuries, and this number is rising. Show More Summary

Best Workout Tights For Men

For a night out on town, sure, clothes make the man. A dapper wardrobe can make you look and feel like one confident badass. But what about for exercise? Can clothes really make the difference? The answer is a resounding “kind of.” Are...Show More Summary

How To Sleep After Coffee

So here’s the scenario: There’s caffeine in your system and it’s late, you couldn’t resist and you’ve had that cup of coffee far too close to your bedtime. Now you’re tossing and turning at 3 a.m., scrolling through Instagram, planning how you’re going to change your life and having yet another existential crisis. Show More Summary

Sleep Apnea: What It Is And How To Treat It

You do a lot in 24 hours. From being on your A-game in the office to balancing your finances, finding time to exercise and attempting to eat healthy and be sociable with your friends and partner, there’s a lot that you pack into your day-to-day lifestyle. Show More Summary

Fitness Tips For Getting Stronger

When it comes to fitness conferences, bigger is not better. I don’t attend the big ones where a fat shaming reality TV star is the keynote speaker. My favorite is a small event called The Fitness Summit that takes place in Kansas City each spring. Show More Summary

Benefits of Sleeping Naked

When it comes to nighttime attire, the division runs fairly deep: There are those who wear pajamas and there are those who sleep in the buff. And those who lose the clothes before hopping in bed may be onto something. Of course, theShow More Summary

Build Muscle With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Can cutting off your blood circulation, tying bands or wraps around your arms or legs, while lifting weights be a good thing? Can you actually get a crazy pump and increase your muscle size, or it just another crazy fitness fad? These are all valid questions. Show More Summary

Insomnia: What It Is And How To Treat It

America can’t sleep. Thirty to 35 percent of people in the U.S. experience at least one symptom of insomnia—and about 10 percent of us have the full-blown condition, according to data from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. ButShow More Summary

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