Monday, February 5th, 2018

 

Build Bigger, Stronger Arms With This Superset

Photograph by Men’s Health Use it as a finisher or as a quick workout for when you’re short on time When it comes to your arms, your biceps and triceps are the stars of the show. They are what fills up the sleeves of a form-fitting T-shirt, and the muscles most dudes want to build. (The next time you’re at the gym, take a look around to see how many guys are doing curls. The short answer? A lot of them.) This cable superset, or workout that combines two non-competitiveRead More


This Guy Fought Cystic Fibrosis Through Exercise—and Now He Looks Identical to ‘Thor’

Photograph by instagram/benmudge_ Ben Mudge used exercise as medicine, and now he’s inspiring others living with the condition to do the same You wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at him, but Ben Mudge hasn’t always found exercising easy. It wasn’t for lack of motivation; he was born with cystic fibrosis, which can not only make exercising difficult, it can make the simple task of breathing a challenge all on its own. But Mudge has defied the odds — not just in getting ripped as hell dude, but inRead More


There May Be a New Cure For Baldness, and It’s In Your McDonald’s French Fries

Image by McDonalds Though scientists have only tested it in mice so far, they say it could have promising results for people, too One of the same chemicals used to cook McDonald’s fries could potentially cure baldness, too, Japanese scientists say. According to a new study published in the journal Biomaterials, researchers at Yokohama National University (YNU) in Yokohama, Japan, discovered that the chemical — called dimethylpolysiloxane — has the ability to produce tons of hair follicles when implanted. While the study has only been done in mice so far,Read More


Drop Everything Because The Rock Has a New Fitness Reality Show Coming

Image by Youtube.com ‘The Titan Games’ is currently accepting applications, so what the heck are you waiting for? Stop whatever you’re doing and start practicing your pushups and pull-ups. The Rock’s got a new fitness reality show coming out, and it’s open to everyone. Yep, that’s right. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is bringing a fitness competition to NBC, and it’s currently accepting applications. The three obvious questions here are as follows: 1. What kind of fitness competition is this? 2. What exactly does one have to do to get onRead More


Can Drinking Grape Juice Prevent the Stomach Flu?

Photograph by Getty Images We asked the experts if this home remedy can stop norovirus in its tracks If you’ve ever fallen victim to norovirus — commonly known as the stomach flu or the throw-up bug — you know there’s absolutely nothing worse than pooping and puking your guts out for days. But if you’ve dealt with it before, you’ll likely deal with it again: Each year, norovirus leads to an estimated 21 million illnesses, 1.9 million trips to the doctor’s office, and 71,000 hospitalizations, according to data from theRead More


The Science Behind Making Choc Chip Cookies Exactly How You Like ‘Em

Photo: NPR.org How to make chocolate chip cookies perfectly. Keywords: chemistry, chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, s, cookies, sugar, baking, desserts read more


3 AMRAP Workouts That’ll Take Your Fitness Game to the Next Level

Photograph by Getty Images As many reps as possible? No problem If you’re an avid HIIT or CrossFit junkie, you’ve probably done your fair share of AMRAPS by now. Usually, they involve doing several burpees in a row within 60 seconds, and ending up on the floor out of breath. But if you’ve never done CrossFit before, you’ve probably wondered what your friends are talking about when they use the acronym. AMRAP stands for “as many reps as possible” or “as many rounds as possible.” It’s a workout structure frequentlyRead More