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The Best Electrolyte Drinks And Powders

People pound energy drinks to fire up their mornings, help them get through a brutal workout and to recover and replenish electrolytes after sweating buckets. But here’s the problem with most of sports drinks we reach for first: they're loaded with sugar and artificial ingredients. Show More Summary

Do You Need To Deload Your Weight Training?

If you’re going through the motions with weights, not pushing that hard, then there isn’t much reason to worry about taking periods of time where you ease off. Also, you may wish to consider going harder. Cuz awesome. No pressure though. Show More Summary

The Best Cardio Exercises For Men

Here’s what I can tell you about cardio. First, people hate it. Like, strong feelings of loathing. Just sit in a group and say the word cardio and wait for a collective groan. I even tested this theory. Before I started writing this I asked a friend what the first thought was that came to his mind when he heard the word cardio. Show More Summary

Focus T25: Exercise Review

Many workout programs that you do at the gym, and even workout DVDs that you do in home can take a full hour, if not more. But many of us don’t have an uninterrupted hour to spend training. Beachbody has a workout for those people that literally only requires 25 minutes of your day. Show More Summary

Guide To High-Intensity Interval Training

The more we learn about fitness, the more we come to find out that traditional, steady-state cardio is not all it’s cracked up to be. Don’t get me wrong, traditional cardio is great for improving cardiovascular health, and aiding in workout recovery. Show More Summary

Lose Your Love Handles

Oh, love handles. Some call it back fat. Others might just tag it “a little extra to hold on to.” Or us hungrier folk may refer to it as the muffin top. Delicious, for sure, when it’s served with butter and fresh raspberry jam at Sunday brunch alongside a bloody Mary. Show More Summary

Best Creatine Supplements

Creatine is one of the popular supplements around and for a very good reason — it helps you get to your goals and is backed by hundreds of studies, not just hearsay. For example, taking a creatine supplement can improve anaerobic and aerobic performance, which helps you do much better in the gym. Show More Summary

How To Get Rid Of Your Beer Belly

Two things are true in life: you can’t have the sweet without the sour, and you can’t have the beer without the beer belly. So how do you get rid of your beer belly? Easy: stop drinking beer. That said, let’s talk about the relationship between beer and beer bellies. Show More Summary

Roc Nation President Michael Yormark on His Fitness Habits

1. First, do you really wake up at 3:30am every day? why? Tell us about your morning routine. Actually, it’s 3:20 a.m. every day. I’m in the gym by 3:40 a.m., and I work out until approximately 5:05 a.m. I shower and I’m at my desk by 5:40 a.m. Show More Summary

The Best Shoulder Workouts

You carry around things every day. Think about it. There’s the bag you carry to work, your gym bag, the groceries. You would think you need strong arms to handle the constant weight. But it’s really your shoulders that handle the burden. Show More Summary

From Unhealthy To Personal Trainer

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 newTransformation of the Week series, AskMen is celebrating men who have turned their lives around through dedication, commitment and hard work. Show More Summary

Common Bench Press Mistakes

For who knows why, the bench press is still the ultimate pissing contest for most guys. Particularly the guys that drag their knuckles across a gym floor. It may not be long before Chest Day, is an actual national holiday. And as such, we’d like to get right in and talk to you about what we truly, truly hate about the way people approach the bench. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Jump Rope Workout

Jump ropes may make you think of middle school recess and gym class, but the lightweight piece of equipment can give you a solid workout. Easy to carry with you from your local gym to a weekend trip with with the guys, a jump rope can help you work on your fitness -- from endurance to agility and strength. Show More Summary

Body Beast Review

Bulking seems to have fallen by the wayside in favor of “getting ripped”, or becoming the fittest on earth. Crossfit, P90X, and just about every group exercise class has a cardio component designed to strip fat off you, but not many programs focus solely on gaining mass. Show More Summary

Best Pre-Workout Supplements

There’s nothing like a great workout. It feels awesome, it provides great stress-relief, and it’s good for you. But if you’ve been feeling “meh” about your performance, it might be time to try a pre-workout supplement to help you get through your workouts and get results for your hard work. Show More Summary

The Lowdown On Hemorrhoids

Though the word itself might be enough to make you do a double-take and cringe at the thought, hemorrhoids aren’t just something your grandfather, your pops and your elderly neighbor deal with. While, most of the time, having a hemorrhoid...Show More Summary

The 5-Day Workout

Most guys want the same thing when they hit the gym: girls to gawk at. Kidding! Wait, no I’m not. But other than the girls, they want to build some muscle, lose some fat, and feel “in shape.” And don’t even question me; if I had a dollar...Show More Summary

Resistance Band Workout

You don’t need a gym or complete set of free weights to incorporate strength training into your routine. You can perform just about any exercise with resistance bands that you can with free weights. And bands are a lot easier to travel with. Show More Summary

Best Exercises For A Stronger Core

Have you ever seen Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta with his shirt off? Yeah, the guy’s ripped, and not just because he wants to look good naked in the locker room. All that command and control -- good enough to be aiming at a $200 million contract -- comes mostly from a strong, sturdy core. Show More Summary

Best Workout Gloves

When it comes to training, there are so many accessories to choose from. For example, you have weight belts to help you lift heavy weights safely, wrist straps to help you focus on lifting instead of gripping, and workout gloves that actually have more benefits than you might think. Show More Summary

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