Monthly Archives: January 2016

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6 Muscle-Building Snacks You Can Make With Protein Powder

Rodale Inc. Protein is superfuel for your body. It repairs your muscle fibers after a lifting session, providing the raw material that helps them grow bigger when you’re trying to gain size. But besides building muscle, protein helps keep you lean because it’s satiating—so you’re likely to eat less and feel more satisfied. Plus, if…

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How to Make Doggystyle Even Hotter

Rodale Inc. Understand one thing: Plain, ol’ doggystyle sex is still great, and one of the most tried-and-true positions for delivering serious pleasure. But done every night, the routine can get a little vanilla. (Discover more step-by-step instructions for how to make sex incredible in How to Pleasure a Woman.) So how can you make…

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The Ultimate Park Bench Workout

Image by Shutterstock If you like working up a sweat outdoors, you’ll love this workout from Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour, creator of THE 21-DAY METASHRED. It’s a total-body metabolic routine you can do al fresco with the help of a park bench—because the only thing more satisfying than a sweat-drenched forehead is the…

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Cook a Healthy Version of General Tso’s Chicken at Home

Photograph by The Editors of Men’s Health Gooey, sticky, sugary—General Tso’s Chicken tempts you from the takeout menu. RELATED: Join the Cooking Streak—Step-By-Step Videos on How to Make 50-Plus Fast and Tasty Recipes You can still pay tribute to The General without derailing your diet. This recipe from the Guy Gourmet cookbook dodges the deep…

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The Fit Man’s Back-Saving Workout

Rodale Inc. There are thousands of reasons to work out. Maybe you want to lose weight or bulk up. Maybe you want to have more energy. Or maybe you just want to keep up with your kids. Whatever your motivation, you expect to feel better after the gym. So why does your back hurt so…

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Ease Your Neck and Shoulder Pain in Less Than 10 Minutes

Photograph by Nicholas Grieves If you regularly get neck or shoulder pain—or even burning sensations down your arm—try this stretch from Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. It’s designed to relieve the “neuro-tension” in your neck and traps and help mobilize your shoulder joint. And besides that, it just feels awesome. Related: Strip away fat…

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The Cardio Movement That Strengthens Your Core and Shoulders

Image by Shutterstock In the video above, Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour combines an isometric shoulder raise with a high-knee run. He calls the new exercise “iso-shoulder runners.” It’s a supersmart movement that we hope goes mainstream. That’s because it’s ultra-effective at strengthening your shoulders and core, and improving your conditioning all at once….

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Have a Filthy Mouth? Good. Here’s How Swearing May Make You Smarter

Image by Thinkstock Your penchant for four-letter words might reflect more favorably upon you than you think: The more expletives you use, the bigger your overall vocabulary—and potentially your intellect, a recent study in the journal Language Sciences suggests. Researchers at Marist College and the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts asked volunteers to quickly fire…    |      2015